Qigong for Beginners


There are several effective ways to start learning Qigong - the fascinating ancient practice with slow movements, stillness and meditations. Qigong practice helps you gain more energy, supports your health and wellbeing and enhances your spiritual growth.

The 7 best ways to start learning Qigong

You can start learning Qigong with any of these 7 options:

Qigong for Beginners: Can you teach yourself Qigong?

We highly recommend learning our Qigong methods properly from a certified teacher. Although the movements might look easy, without proper guidance beginners can easily practice incorrectly, especially when they are not familiar with the powerful mind activity behind each method. This can lead to unsatisfactory results or even harmful effects. Our online courses are designed to help you get started with Qigong in a safe and effective way.

How can I learn Qigong online?

You can learn Yuan Qigong (designed by world-renowned Qigong master Yuan Tze) online, through our At Home Learning Program. We offer a Beginner Set which helps you enter the world of Qigong and get a better understanding of the profound teachings the REN XUE system provides. In the Beginner Set you will learn effective movements, mind activities, visualizations and breathing techniques for gathering and nourishing Qi.

Why is Qigong good for body, mind and wellbeing?

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that involves physical movements, breathing techniques, and meditations to cultivate and balance qi, or life energy. Qigong practice can improve overall health and well-being, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.

For beginners, it is important to find a qualified instructor who can guide you through the proper techniques and ensure that you are performing the movements safely. It is also a good idea to start with a basic program and gradually increase the difficulty as you become more comfortable with the practice.

There are many different styles of qigong, each with its own unique set of movements and techniques. Some styles focus on slow, graceful movements and deep breathing, while others involve more dynamic and energetic movements. It is important to choose a style that resonates with you and fits your individual needs.

Before beginning a qigong practice, it is helpful to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and to find a quiet, peaceful space where you can focus on your movements and breathing. You may also want to have a mat or cushion to sit or stand on, depending on the movements you will be doing.

One of the most important aspects of qigong is the focus on the breath. Deep, slow breathing helps to relax the mind and body and can also help to improve circulation and oxygenation of the blood. As you perform the movements, try to coordinate your breath with the movements and pay attention to how your breath feels as it moves through your body.

Qigong is a gentle and accessible practice that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. It is a wonderful way to cultivate mindfulness, reduce stress, and improve overall health and well-being. So, it is a good practice for beginners.

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Alexander Emmerich

I am a marketer, REN XUE teacher and researcher. My research interest is a combination of transatlantic studies, storytelling and movie history with a focus on Western movies and early Hollywood; especially on Universal Pictures.

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