Ren Xue of the Americas QiBlog

Every second Thursday, Ren Xue teachers and practitioners from all over the world share their thoughts on topics ranging from The Joy of Qigong to Coping with Chronic Pain. Some Thursdays you will find an article, others, an interview, a podcast or a demonstration. We invite you to check in every Thursday for the latest!

What are Qifields?

What are Qifields?

The universe is composed of Qi (energy) and Qi is organized into fields - or Qifields. Remember in Star Wars, when Obi Wan Kenobi said, “There’s a disturbance in the Force.” We all more or less knew what he meant. Obi Wan then explained that the Force “. . .is an...

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Improving health with Qigong

Improving health with Qigong

Improving health with Qigong - is that possible? This is Fraser's personal story: Fraser started practicing YUAN QIGONG in 2010 when he was 24 years old. At this time, he was fully immersed as a competitive rugby player in Otago, New Zealand. However, chronic eczema...

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Science and Qigong

Science and Qigong

It hasn’t been easy to form an alliance between science and Qigong so far. Should we keep trying? Is science important for Qigong? The answer is probably yes, at least if we want to expand the practice of Qigong to others who might benefit from it. Science can have a...

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Does Qigong healing really work

Does Qigong healing really work

Qigong healing - does it really work? This is Marie-Laure's personal story. She started practicing Qigong in 2010. She had a lump in her breast and was able to heal herself while attending a Qigong retreat with YUAN TZE in Sweden. She is originally from France...

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Covid-19 Vaccines and Qigong

Covid-19 Vaccines and Qigong

The following article about Covid-19 vaccines and Qigong does not take a position as to whether or not to get vaccinated. Rather, it looks at the question: “Can Qigong practice positively influence our bodies and support us when getting vaccinated?“ This fascinating...

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Is Qigong safe?

Is Qigong safe?

Qigong has been in Chinese culture for a long time and many methods have been developed during its long history. Depending on the intention of the method, it can affect change to various aspects of life, including the body, Qi and the consciousness. So, is Qigong safe...

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Interview with Yuan Tze

Interview with Yuan Tze

Why self-realization and enlightenment are important   YUAN TZE is a life cultivation teacher and Qigong master originally from China. In 2002 he arrived in Wellington, New Zealand and established the first ever Ren Xue center for life cultivation. Today Ren Xue...

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Natural Breathing – The Art of Cultivating Calm

Natural Breathing – The Art of Cultivating Calm

Natural Breathing - the Art of Cultivating Calm Natural breathing is a key for cultivating calm and achieving peace of mind. When I first started learning Yuan Qigong, it became apparent to me that I wasn’t achieving the calm states that the other students appeared to...

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Heal Yourself With Qigong

Heal Yourself With Qigong

Do you want to learn how to heal yourself with Qigong? First, we’ll give you an idea of what to expect from Qigong. Getting familiar with Qigong I admit that my first encounter with Qigong was not easy at all. I came from a strong yoga background and I loved my yoga...

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How to Relax

How to Relax

How to relax with Qigong? Learn more about how to relax with Qigong and why is it not difficult A relaxed state is not achieved with an on-and-off switch. For most of us, even when we feel relaxed it’s only a relative state of relaxation– we’re more relaxed in some...

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Depression, anxiety, trauma and Qigong

Depression, anxiety, trauma and Qigong

As this month is officially designated as “Mental Health Month”, it seems appropriate to address the issue of trauma and anxiety and the efficacy of Qigong practices in working with these issues. The obvious question is, “Is Qigong effective in helping people who are...

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Qigong and Chronic Illness

Qigong and Chronic Illness

Is Qigong beneficial when suffering from Chronic Illness? For the past five years, Yuan Qigong teachers have been teaching through cancer programs in Marin County, CA, and Santa Barbara, CA. Beginning by teaching a simple practice aimed at “gathering Qi”, or life...

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