Ren Xue Workshop at Kwendalo

REN XUE Africa will be hosting a one-day Qigong workshop at Kwendalo, teaching the first method of Yuan Qigong, the innovative, principled, and comprehensive Qigong system designed to uplift every aspect of Human Life. 

Teacher Louise Pannell is looking forward to sharing the deep wisdom of the Qi masters that underpins the rhythmic, flowing, Open Form method, called Tian Yuan. Tian Yuan rapidly draws primordial, undifferentiated Qi of the Universe to the deepest places within, restoring a sense of vitality, calm, and centeredness and supporting the higher purpose of Yuan Qigong: Realisation and Wisdom within the beautiful surrounds of the Kwendalo estate in Plettenberg Bay. The practice of Tian Yuan is profound for both beginners and more experienced practitioners alike and sits at the bottom of the pyramid of a wisdom cultivation path facilitating the realisation of the highest expression of our True Self. 

Going forward, the team at Ren Xue provides full ongoing support and continuity for every student in their workshops – nationwide.

Benefits of Practicing Ren Xue Yuan Qigong

  • Enhanced sense of wellbeing
  • Uplifted health at all levels
  • Improved harmonious relations with self, others and Nature
  • Self-motivated and self-directed release from sabotaging patterns of the mind
  • Ever-deepening sense of calm and a clearer, more capable mind
  • Ever-expanding experience of an open and joyous heart through guided practice
Yuan Tze speaks about his life cultivation path and why he designed Yuan Qigong

The Essentials

Date: Saturday 25 March 2023

Time: Registration 08.45 for 09.00 – 15.00

Location: The Studio, Kwendalo, Plettenberg Bay

Price: R650 pp including including morning tea, lunch at Kwendalo’s exciting new plant-based restaurant The Green Cafe prepared by our resident chef, Yolande van Papendorp, and a beautiful manual to support your understanding of the concepts covered.

Space is limited to 12 people. BOOK ONLINE or via 44 004 0366 or +27 63 669 8006


REN XUE is a modern Wisdom cultivation method which is rooted in the ancient theories of Chinese life cultivation (including Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism), Qigong, traditional Chinese medicine, anatomy, modern science. It was designed with a clear determination to make it easier for the people of the 21st century to return to a more integral experience of wellbeing and harmony, living more aligned with the Laws of Nature and the Laws of the Universe.

There is a treasure trove of inaccessible information in the ancient teachings of Chinese culture that few equivalents in the West can offer. Learning the universally relevant parts of this knowledge, coupled with modern science, through the carefully designed and comprehensive REN XUE system, enables steady progress and holistic development of health, happiness and Wisdom for all who apply it.

REN XUE International was founded by Yuan Tze in New Zealand in 2002 and has since developed into a thriving non-profit organisation represented in 23 countries, on 6 continents, with more than 600 highly trained teachers  committed to “uplifting themselves, then uplifting others” ~ Zi Du, Du Ren ~ the Ren Xue mission statement. In addition, the more than 150 teacher training students that have recently been enrolling annually for the thorough theoretical and practical, six-year programme attests to the rapid global expansion of this highly valued system.

With Yuan Gong, the Qigong system designed by Yuan Tze at its heart, practitioners embark on a clearly defined path of improving their health at all levels, deepening their sense of happiness and peace and creating the interior conditions for ever higher Realisation and Wisdom (attributes of the True Self).

The latest principles and techniques of Qi healing, which form the core of the second arm of the REN XUE system, Yuan Ming practice, equip every student from the earliest levels, to meaningfully help themselves and others in simple yet  effective ways.


Having had a brief but potent first taste of Qigong in 2001, Louise instead settled into the daily practice of a disciplined and demanding internal yoga method. She was a committed practitioner of this for 15 years. In 2014, another brief taste of Yuan Qigong practice and Yuan Tze, its creator, resonated instantly with Louise.

She found that the practice had the integrity, depth, and breadth which 30 years of studying different systems had not satisfied. Within two years of practicing Yuan Gong, she had been exposed to enough to know that teaching this comprehensive health and life upliftment system was a rare and significant gift to offer others.

The ability for Yuan Gong to empower people to heal themselves: body, mind, heart, or ‘spirit’ is vital at this time in the world and Louise brings this commitment and devotion to her teaching. As a habitual knowledge-gatherer, her classes reflect the deeper Ren Xue Yuan Gong principles and theories to expand your Qigong experience.

BOOK ONLINE or via 44 004 0366 or +27 63 669 8006


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