Mimi Kuo-Deemer is dedicated to sharing the ways in which qigong and other healing arts can help people meet the messy, complicated job of being human with greater awareness, compassion andease. She is a teacher of both students and of other teachers, having practised and taught for over 20 years in China, the UK, Europe and the United States. In 1994, she graduated from Stanford University and in 2016, she received an MA with distinction from SOAS in Traditions of Yoga and Meditation. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, she lived in China for over 14 years where she worked as a photojournalist as well acted as co-founder and co-director of Yoga Yard, Beijing’s first and leading yoga studio. Mimi now lives in the UK, where she is a senior teacher at triyoga, London’s pre-eminentcentre for health and wellbeing, and contributor to Movement for Modern Life, the UK’s online yoga platform. She has also authored three yoga and qigong DVDs/videos and two books: Qigong and the Tai Chi Axis: Nourishing Practices for Body, Mind and Spirit (Orion Spring, 2018), and Xiu Yang: Self-Cultivation for a Happier, Healthier and Balanced Life (Orion Spring, to be released June 2019). In 2002, Mimi co-founded Yoga Yard, Beijing’s first and leading Yoga studio, which she co-directed for seven years before moving to the UK. www.mkdeemer.com
Mindful Living Show Presentation
Saturday 16th March 2019
"Qigong: Nourishing Practices for Body, Mind and Spirit"
Using fluid, mindful movements, this session will give you a taste of qigong (pronounced chee-gong) — an ancient Chinese healing art aimed at cultivating and refining your life energy, or qi.