Qigong Exercise you would love doing outdoors!

by Lynne Nicole Smith,

  Qigong Infused Yoga™

There's something truly magical about practicing Qigong outdoors. The gentle movements, combined with the fresh air and natural surroundings, create a powerful synergy that enhances the benefits of this ancient practice. Qigong is not just about physical exercise; it's about connecting to the life energy around us, and there's no better place to do that than in nature.

In Qigong and T'ai Chi, we talk about the Yin energy of the earth and the Yang energy of the universe. The earth’s Yin energy is grounding, nurturing, and calming, while the universe’s Yang energy is uplifting, expansive, and invigorating. By practicing Qigong outdoors, we can tap into these energies more profoundly. The practice of Qigong is all about cultivating life energy, or Qi, from the earth and the universe. When we do this outside, we can feel the grass under our feet, the breeze on our skin, and the sunlight warming our bodies. These natural elements amplify the flow of Qi within us, promoting health and vitality.

Connecting with nature through Qigong is essential for cultivating overall health. It helps relieve chronic pain and anxiety, leading us towards a path of inner peace. Nature itself is a healer, and when combined with Qigong, the effects are transformative.

Imagine standing in a lush green meadow, surrounded by the gentle rustle of leaves and the chirping of birds. As you begin your Qigong practice, you become aware of the life energy all around you. The rhythmic movements help you draw in the nurturing Yin energy from the earth, grounding and centering you. Simultaneously, you open yourself to the expansive Yang energy of the universe, uplifting and invigorating your spirit. This harmonious blend of energies revitalizes your body and calms your mind.

The beauty of Qigong is that it can be practiced almost anywhere. Whether you’re in a dense forest, a quiet park, or your own backyard, the connection to nature enhances the experience. The video featured in this blog, "Gather from the Earth and Universe," is a wonderful introduction to outdoor Qigong. The movements are simple to follow, making it easy for anyone to step into their backyard or a nearby park and start practicing. Imagine taking a break from your computer, stepping outside, and immersing yourself in the gentle flow of Qigong. You’ll feel more grounded, connected, and rejuvenated.

Practicing Qigong outdoors also helps you disconnect from the stresses of daily life. In our modern world, we spend so much time indoors, surrounded by technology. This constant engagement with screens and devices can drain our energy and create mental fatigue. Stepping outside to practice Qigong offers a much-needed respite from this digital overload. It allows us to reset, recharge, and reconnect with the natural world.

Moreover, the benefits of Qigong extend far beyond the physical. Regular practice can significantly improve emotional health. The mindful movements and deep breathing techniques of Qigong activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which helps reduce stress and anxiety. This promotes a sense of calm and relaxation, making it easier to manage everyday challenges.

One of the most compelling aspects of Qigong is its ability to relieve chronic pain. The gentle, low-impact movements are accessible to people of all ages and fitness levels, and they help improve circulation, reduce inflammation, and promote healing. Many practitioners find that regular Qigong practice significantly reduces their pain levels, allowing them to enjoy a more active and fulfilling life.

Additionally, Qigong is a powerful tool for enhancing overall well-being. It boosts the immune system, increases flexibility and strength, and improves balance and coordination. The meditative aspects of Qigong also foster a deeper sense of self-awareness and mindfulness, helping practitioners cultivate a positive and resilient mindset.

So, why not give it a try? Detach from the hustle and bustle, and embrace the serenity and power that nature and Qigong offer. Step outside, breathe deeply, and let the energy of the earth and the universe nourish your body and soul. Your journey to inner peace and well-being begins here. 

With the video "Gather from the Earth and Universe," you have a simple and effective guide to start your outdoor Qigong practice. Embrace this opportunity to connect with nature, relieve stress, and cultivate a healthier, happier you.

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About Lynne Nicole Smith: Founder of Qigong Infused Yoga™
Lynne Nicole Smith is the pioneering founder of Qigong Infused Yoga™, a unique practice designed to offer relief from anxiety and chronic pain through specific tools and techniques. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Lynne has dedicated her life to helping thousands find holistic health and inner peace.

Lynne's journey began with her own struggles with anxiety and chronic pain. Conventional treatments offered little relief until she discovered Qigong. Through its gentle movements and meditative elements, Lynne experienced profound healing of her nervous system and relief of pain caused by a traumatic knee injury. Inspired by this transformation, she created Qigong Infused Yoga™, integrating targeted techniques that address anxiety and chronic pain directly.

As a senior trainer with the Institute of Integral Qigong and T'ai Chi, Lynne specializes in teaching these specific tools to yoga instructors, holistic health practitioners, and behavioral health professionals. Her streamable video and DVD, "Qigong Infused Yoga," extends her expertise to a global audience, providing accessible relief for those suffering from physical and emotional distress.

Lynne's dedication has transformed thousands of lives, equipping individuals with effective strategies for managing anxiety and chronic pain. Her work stands as a beacon of hope, demonstrating the power of integrating ancient practices with modern therapeutic techniques for true wellness and inner peace.

Lynne’s unwavering commitment to her students' safety underscores the gentle power of Qigong Infused Yoga™ as a lifelong, accessible practice. Drawing on Qigong's gentle techniques, she offers a safe, effective approach that empowers individuals to manage anxiety and chronic pain throughout their lives with minimal risk of injury.

Want to try a FREE online Qigong class with Lynne? Try Start Your Sunday with Qigong with a wonderful group of health enthusiasts from around the world!


Lynne has a magical way of incorporating nature into each move and an inspired variety of moves that foster healing and joy.

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