Greetings from Almuñécar

We are now in full swing in Almuñécar where we both practice and have time during the afternoons for other activities. Very wonderful company, during the shorter as well as the longer breaks. A few pictures from the first days of the week:

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On Wednesday we made an excursion into the mountains. First to the village of Pampaneira, where we strolled around in the little shops.

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Then we went to the olive oil museeum where we got to hear about the process of producing olive oil and had the opportunity to buy some products.

”In my line of work, which is often characterized by difficult decisions, I am much clearer and calmer”

Qigong results & work

Read how some of our participants experience that training qigong has a positive impact on their work.

Monika

”In my work as a school principal I daily meet a lot of people. I have many meetings which can sometime be strenuous. Now I feel a safety in knowing that the qigong training strengthens me. After practicing I know that I sleep well no matter what I'll do the next day. The calm I get from training also makes me listen well and "be there" for everybody.”

Read more about Monika here

Magdalena

”My attitude toward difficulties and problems is different and I am much more secure and confident as a person. In my line of work, which is often characterized by difficult decisions, I am much clearer and calmer when I meet clients and in difficult encounters.”

Read more about Magdalena here

Jonas

”I've also become a bit more humble and I can handle e.g. anger better. It is very useful in my contact with students and colleagues. You can not scream and yell as a teacher. That doesn't solve any problem!”

Read more about Jonas here

Lina

”I got insights into how I can work with nervousness, stage presence and timing. The last few years I have had problems with a stiff arm and not gotten the arm up properly, now it's not a problem anymore, and the play has become much more relaxed, although the sound has been affected positively and I know clearly how to keep posture that does not strain the body.”

Read more about Lina here

Gittan

”I worked several years as a masseuse for different companies and got good results after I had done a Tuina course organized by European Zhineng Qigong. It brought my work as a masseur on a new dimension. I actively practised qigong and often got comments of my clients when I had been on a weekend course. They said they felt the difference in my way of massaging after I attended a course.”

Read more about Gittan here

We arrange courses in many different places, read more about our courses here

 

John and Simon – Why I Return to the Summer Course Year After Year

Read about why John returns to the Summer Courses every year. Nowadays he joins the Summer Course together with his son Simon.

John

“To participate in the Summer Course is obvious to me nowadays”

The Summer Courses give me a lot. Apart from the training, one always reaches new insights and experiences and it is also fun to meet all the others who are practising. The training makes me feel strong, calm, alert and happy, and more focused. After a Summer Course, I am motivated to practise more at home.

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Simon

“Everyone here is very nice, and I really enjoy being here”

This is the third year that I am attending the Summer Course and it is the second year I am participating in the training. I attended my first week-end course when I was six years old. It is fun to come here and meet all my friends who I only meet here at the courses. Everyone is very nice, and I really enjoy being here. I have also become friends with some adults. The training gives me energy and I feel happier after a course. After the Summer Course I also feel calmer. And I can more easily focus. I feel that the qigong training helps me in every way. Me and my dad practise together at home!

”The Training Allows me to Handle my Illness Better”

Long-term illness

Falling ill can be overwhelming and leave you feeling powerless, especially during a long-term illness. Read more about participants who get relief from being able to influence their wellbeing.

Camilla

“I've made such progress. Today I have a tool with which I can influence my life and my health. I feel a confidence and a security in Qigong. If I feel bad I practise more. The feeling of being able to influence myself is of great importance. I don't feel like a victim of a chronic disease even though I'm far from healthy. Today, I can handle my bad times better mentally in a whole new way. But these come more seldom and the pain is less severe.”

Read more about Camilla here

Erika

“The training helps me handle my disease better. I can keep a distance and I feel mentally stronger.”

Read more about Erika here

Lene

“I associate qigong with possibilities and hope – a self training art where I can influence my situation myself.”

Read more about Lene here

Petra

“The training makes me happy and it makes me glad to be able to rule my body. Qigong is a wonderful way to move and at the same time get fast improvements – both physically and mentally. I never thought the results would come this fast. Best of all is that I can practice every day and almost at any place!”

Read more about Petra here

Björn

“My thoughts about my own life, my dreams and ambitions have changed. Now I do not want to do things which do not give me more energy and joy. Life is too precious not to be respected and part of the respect of my own life is definitely my continued Qigong training.”

Read more about Björn here

Elisabeth

"Qigong gives me the strength to make choices that I know benefits my wellbeing”

Read more about Elisabeth here

We arrange courses in many different places, read more about our courses here.

 

Åsa - Why I Come Back to the Summer Course Year After Year

”As a result of my attending the Summer Courses I cope with autumn in a better way”

”I joined my first Summer Course in 2011 and have since attended all 18 days each year. In the beginning I returned to the Summer Courses because of my migraine. That problem has gradually got better since I started to practice qigong. But in recent years I come not only for my physical health but also because the training has given me an inner calm. As a result of my attending the Summer Courses, I cope with my work a little better when autumn comes. I also have more motivation and can manage both everyday life and my family life better.”

Åsa

“There was a great improvement with the migraine in the spring of 2012, but also in other areas of my health. In the past, I had several migraine attacks a month but now these attacks have become considerably milder and if they come at all, they have nearly no effect on me. I used to take preventative medicines which I do not need anymore. I knew nothing about qigong when I started practicing EZQ. A friend who used to have problems with his back had become better by practicing qigong told me about EZQ. So I just wanted to test because I too had stiff shoulders and neck. My first impression was that everyone was so open and warm. I liked it.”

We are Quickly Approaching the Summer Course

Now it is not long until the Summer Course! With about three months left to these 9 or 18 days of training it is time to put it in the calendar. Do you want to warm up with reading the course reports from last year you can find them here: Summer Course one and Summer Course two.

For many the Summer Courses are an annual event. During the spring we will publish some articles where participants tell about why they return to the Summer Courses year after year. Read and get inspired by their progress. The first article is about Åsa who tells about how she got help with migraine, the ability to create an inner calm and to cope with work during autumn. During the last two years we have published similar articles before the Summer Courses began. Click on the following names to read more about Fredrik, Marlene, Tove and Lorna.

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”Now, I can keep calmer even in stressful situations.”

Stress

More and more people feel stressed in their daily life. Read about how some of our participants experience less stress after starting to practise European Zhineng Qigong.

Lilian
“I still think my best results are the mental results. Now I can keep calmer even in stressful situations. I don't get involved in the stress in the same way; I keep it at a distance. I'm learning to take one thing at the time even though there is a lot of pressure.”

Read more about Lilian here

Daniel
“I have also had problems with stress and fatigue. Shortly after I started practising again the qigong training resolved these problems. Now I feel stronger than before I got these symptoms and feel both calmer and happier. I've also got a lot more energy in general.”

Read more about Daniel here

John
“I have had results from practising. I feel more alert, calmer and stronger and I can handle stressful situations. I have a demanding job and I am convinced that I wouldn't have managed so well if I hadn't practised.”

Read more about John here

Anna
“If I come home from work and I'm speeded up, my thoughts are very well diverted after practising. I get to see things from other perspectives. After practising things just fall off from me. It's great!”

Read more about Anna here

Ulrika
“Qigong has helped me to handle situations that before would have made me stressed or sad.”

Read more about Ulrika here

We arrange courses in different locations, read more about our courses here.

Thinking of What to Pack for the Winter Course?

Very soon the Winter Courses is here and there are many who will take the course for the first time. With you in mind we have put together a proposal for a packing list that you can use to get some inspiration when it is time for you to start packing. We also gathered tips from experienced participants about things that might be good to bring.

You can get a copy of the list here.

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More Personally Decorated Shoes

A while ago we published pictures of shoes decorated by participants. We have now got pictures from more participants who have done in similiar ways. Please send pictures of your shoes you too, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Now We Start the Spring Term 2018

More than 80 participants gathered during Epiphany to participate in the Summer Course training together. For many it was a happy reunion with the friends you have got to know during Summer and Winter Courses but also a great opportunity to get started with the training after the Christmas holidays. In conjunction with the course Su Dongyue held a lecture and the course EasyCare for the eyes, both of which were well-visited and well-liked.

Now we continue the spring term with both weekly practice and many courses. The first basic courses in Hold Qi Up are arranged January 20-21 in Gothenburg and Gran. Then follows Bergen January 27-28. After that comes the weekend of February 3-4 when we arrange courses at several locations, such as Stockholm, Kalmar, Alingsås and Ekenäs, when you have the opportunity to learn or repeat the exercise. Check out more and sign up on the course schedule. You who want to participate in this year’s Winter Course can register here directly.

Below follow some pictures from the Summer Course training.

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Bright Spots in the November Darkness - the Autumn Courses 2017

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This year's Autumn Courses were arranged in Karis, Finland and Bergen, Norway during November month. Our Autumn Courses are four days long residential Courses where the participants live, eat and practice together in separated and scenic environments. During the Autumn Course in Finland we stay at Lärkkulla Folk High School, situated on an elevation with pine trees in the south of Finland. The Norwegian course we arrange outside of Bergen in Dyrkobotn Fjellstove with a view of mountains as well as valleys and a beautiful lake. During the Autumn Courses we practice and deepen into what we have learned during a basic course in Hold Qi Up but we also try some Summer Course training.

This year's participants in both Finland and Norway were very happy with the courses. A lot of them was happy about the inclusive atmosphere and feeling of community among the participants. Here are some pictures from the days.

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2017 Autumn Course Bergen, coffee break Coffee break in Bergen. During the breaks the participants also could enjoy the fantastic view.

2017 Autumn course Karis, participants drinking teaThe participants drank a lot of tea during the course in Karis, a nice way to gather during the breaks.2017 Autumn Course Karis, correctionsDuring the Autumn Courses we practice a lot of Hold Qi Up and have time to go through the exercise properly, among other things by getting a lot of help with corrections.

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The Summer Course Training Almost Fully Booked - Only Places Left January 6 and 7

There have been many who have signed up for the Summer Course training in Gothenburg this year. We've had to change premises once to accomodate more participants, but now even with bigger premises there are only places left January 6 and 7.

If you want to join the Summer Course training, please contact us and check if there is place, also regarding the other days if there is any cancellation.

There are places left for those who want to join the course in EasyCare for the eyes January 3. The lecture January 2 requires no registration in advance. Welcome!

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Correction during the Summer Course training in Stockholm last year. Also that course was fully booked.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Another term has gone by and we thank you all for the laughter and happy faces and all the good effort you put into your training! Together we have created many amazing courses that we can remember with warm feelings during these bustling, rushing days before Christmas.

A lot of fun awaits us in the months to come, so we will keep on training as we always do!
In January we do EasyCare Eyes and a lecture by Dongyue Su followed by the Summer Course training. Then follow some weekend courses and weekly group trainings and also the Winter Course that so many of you love. If you haven't yet registered, you can do so here.

Now, in December, we have snow here and there but we can remember days with thawing and slush too. Here are some photos of our participants, we hope those fond summer memories will never weaken.

You may be busy with Christmas preparations, like baking and maybe some Christmas carols but
we send all of you our warm wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from European Zhineng Qigong!

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The newsletter for November is published

Zhineng Qigong NewsThe newsletter for november is published. You can read it here on our webpage.

Newsletter november 2017

Besides all the courses this spring, you will find a lot of other things too, such as a report from the summer courses.

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Summer course two Nossebro

Below you can find the courses this spring.

Our courses

If you want to read a bit about what has happened this fall so you can read our course reports on the website.

Course Reports

 

Winter Course 2018

Have you registered for the Winter Course 2018? The winter course is one of our major courses and very popular. It has come to be a welcome break during our dark and cold season.

The Winter Course starts with a two days basic course during the weekend of week seven, when beginners can join. Then we continue week eight with the winter course itself for six days and the week ends with a training day in Xing Shen Zhuang which you can participate in if you have taken summer course step 2.

During the course we stay comfortably in a dormitory or double room at Karlskoga Folkhögskola (folk high school) and eat all meals in the school's dining room which welcomes us with a beautiful view of the lake. Because of pipe repairs we have this year limited access to double rooms and these are at the time of writing fully booked, but there is plenty of room in the dormitories. If we were to have access to an extra room, there is an opportunity to queue up. We recommend that you choose the available options – dormitory, for extra rooms is not something we can count on, it will be a bonus.

A strong qifield, a lot of training, nice course participants and a lovely environment lay the foundation for much needed recovery and good training results. The possibility of nine days of concentrated training under these conditions is something you do not want to miss!

A warm welcome to Karlskoga and the Winter Course 2018!

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We will participate at the fair “Allt för Hälsan”!

ezq Loga 70x7010-12 November you can find us at the fair "Allt för Hälsan" (Wellness boost of the year) in Älvsjö. Usually more than 30.000 people visit the fair and we hope that many new participants will discover our training. During the three days of the fair you can meet us at our stand. We will also hold four lectures where the participants have the chance to try Qigong training. To help curious fair visitors to get started practising we offer discounts at the fair, among other things 500 kronor discount for our basic courses in Hold Qi Up and Shenxin Qigong for those who take the courses for the first time. We have also produced brochures that will be handed out. Please tell friends and acquaintances that might be interested. More information can be found in our digital stand at Stockholmsmässans website.

Welcome to visit us during these days!

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Acupoint Tuina and the traditional qigong method Weituo Jin

Acupoint TuiNaAcupoint Tuina is a massage-like theraphy that can be used to treat disease. Weituo Jin is a qigong method suitable for persons that want to build up their power to do bodywork or martial art.

Courses and Training in Spain 2018

We repeat the last two years’ very successful training trips to Almunecar. This third year we add a day to the course. The course will run from Saturday April 21 to Sunday April 29. Almunecar is situated 70 km east of Malaga and claim to have Europe’s best continental climate. We combine the opportunity for sun and warmth with joint training in a strong qi field. We will also arrange a beginners course on February 17-18, a course aimed primarily at Scandinavians living in the area over the winter.

Beginners course February 17-18, 2018
After the course in January 2017 in Almunecar, we now have a small group at the resort, practicing our method.  Now we are following up with the second basic course in Hold Qi Up, the weekend of February 17-18. In addition, a lecture will be given on Friday, February 16th. Even if the course is mainly targeted at residents in the area, it is of course open to all who wish to participate. Both travel and accommodation is cheap this time of year and some bright and warm days in our strong qi field on location in Spain, will do everyone good. Should you want to come with us, we can help with transportation and accommodation.

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Training course April 21-29
Morning training on the beach by the Mediterranean Sea, group training in our strong qi field on the top floor of our hotel overlooking the sea, sun and warmth in Europe's best continental climate, good hotel and good service, ample buffet for breakfast and dinner - yes, you will have all this and much more if you come with us to Almunecar the last week in April. The evaluations of the two courses we arranged earlier, show an overwhelmingly positive response. Here are some of the comments:

”The trip is fantastic and I really think you should continue doing it. It suits me perfectly combining training with vacation. Thank you so much for a wonderful training course. It brings so much energy to help you cope with everyday life.”

”It has been a super week, I could not have had a better holiday. BOTH vacation and, not least, a huge portion of qigong. The training has been SUPER, as well as everything else. Absolutely nothing to complain about. And the LOVING atmosphere we have experienced throughout the day!”

”The trip has been fantastic in every way. Good set-up (structure) in training sessions. Training on the beach was magical! The hotel was fine, the location could not be better."

”A big thank you for this course. I am very pleased. Have really nothing to complain about, nor suggestions for improvement. Thank you for this amazing memory to write about in the book of life! Thank you for great tools for life.”

Please read the reports from the last two trips on our website. You will learn more about how the participants experienced their training week in Spain:
https://zhinengqigong.eu/index.php/en/courses/course-reports/10210-almunecar-2017-04-22.html

https://zhinengqigong.eu/index.php/en/courses/course-reports/9953-training-trip-spain-2016-04-23.html

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The training course is open to those who have attended a course in Hold Qi Up with us. Last date for registration is November 15. There are 35 rooms/beds booked and here is the first served basis.

Register your interest by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or notification via our course list on the website. Binding registration is made by payment of SEK 2,000: - to our bank account, IBAN SE02 8000 0832 7992 3432 8616 BIC: SWEDSESS. Refund upon cancellation only in case of illness, etc., normal conditions applicable to other trips.

The price of the trip is estimated to be around SEK 7,300:-. Following are included in your package price:

  • Course fees, a total of about 35 hours of training 
  • Accommodation in double room 8 nights
  • Breakfasts and dinners 8 days
  • Day trip with guide to an interesting place
  • City tour in Almunecar

Please note that flights are not included in the price. You will have to book your tickets to Malaga yourself. We arrange transfers to and from the hotel.

If space is available, it may be possible for family members to come along with without participating in the training.

Read more about beautiful Almunecar: www.almunecar.se

Read more about Hotel Helios Almunecar: www.heliosalmunecar.com

Welcome to a wonderful week in our strong qi field next spring!

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Autumn Courses 2017

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In about a month, our two highly appreciated Autumn Courses will be held in Karis, Finland and in Bergen, Norway. The Autumn Courses are four days long residential courses from Thursday to Sunday. Everyone who has participated in a week-end course in Hold qi up with us is welcome to join.

During the Autumn Courses, we train what we previously have learnt during the basic course but we also try to practise in a similar way as at our Summer Courses, which is the best training we have got to offer. Apart from training a lot of Hold qi up together, we also have time to acquaint ourselves with the Qigong philosophy and to go deeper into how we practise Qigong, not only in the training hall but also in everyday life.

The Autumn Courses are suitable for beginners, who for example wish to try to practise a bit more before joining a longer course, but also for experienced participants who wish to fill up with qi with winter at hand. The courses usually offer pleasant company and it is a good opportunity to meet and talk to other Qigong practisers.

Welcome!

Sign up for the course in Karis

Sign up for the course in Bergen

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Train Your Eyes With EasyCare

EasyCare is the name of a series of simple and effective qigong methods created by our main teacher Su Dongyue. Each separate method aims to take care of a specific EasyCare eye Malin 1 220pxbody part, such as the head or eyes, but is at the same time good for the whole body. Because the exercises can be done anywhere and only take a few minutes they are easy to include in daily life. To learn EasyCare is also simple and takes only about an hour.

EasyCare for the eyes is the second method in the EasyCare-series that we teach. The next course in EasyCare for the eyes is given during the Summer Course training in Gothenburg in the beginning of next year. Everyone who has joined a weekend course with us before is welcome to join.

By practising EasyCare for the eyes you can maintain and improve the health of the eyes but also stimulate the wellbeing of the entire body. In a survey we sent out to previous participants several of them said that practising the method improves their circulation in the head as well as other parts of the body and it also works positively for both the neck and back. Other participants reported that the practise makes them more positive. Welcome!

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