I don’t know about you but if I’m learning something from a teacher I like to know a bit about them. I like to know what makes them tick and how they got started with what they are now teaching. So I thought you might want to know a bit more about Janice Tucker, Qigong teacher.
Janice Tucker is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Qigong. She is also the founder of the Space To Relax online programme of Qigong video lessons.
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This post was inspired by Angelika Fritz who writes regularly online about Qigong and Tai Chi through her website Qialance. She also recently published a book, “The Taijiquan and Qigong Dictionary“. Angelika kindly asked me to be interviewed for a series of profiles she was presenting on her website about Tai Chi and Qigong women. The link to my interview is here. This interview inspired me to share with you a little more about how I came to Chinese medicine and Qigong.
Also in a recent survey I asked the question, “If we were sitting in a coffee shop together and you could ask me one question, what would it be?” A number of you replied by asking questions such as, “What drew you to your work?”
So below you can learn more about Janice Tucker and why I love doing what I love doing!
About Janice Tucker
The Problem and The Solution
I help two main groups of people:
Firstly, those who are stressed about their health but don’t know how to go about bringing it into balance.
Secondly, those people who actually feel healthy and want to keep it that way.
The main frustration in our busy, “always on the go” lifestyle is that we know we should slow down or manage our health better. Operating at speed creates stress, anxiety and exhaustion. However, we just don’t have the tools which will give us a some badly needed breathing space and still get everything done!
Often we might feel as though we are in vicious circle of stress causing physical pain or emotional turmoil. This in turn causes more stress and worry. It seems like there is no way to break this unhealthy pattern.
There is a huge misconception about learning any stress relieving, health enhancing methods like Qigong. That misconception is that is that you need to put aside a certain amount of time each day to practice. That’s simply not true.
The truth is that if you want to make a real difference to your health you will need to spend a little time learning the methods initially. Then after that you will be able to integrate most of them into your daily routine, e.g. when walking, standing in a queue, driving, in bed at night.
My academic background is in biology which I loved and still do. However, upon moving to Ireland I was unable to find a job in the biology field or make use of my qualification as a science teacher. After about 9 months of being unemployed I realised that this situation was having an impact on my confidence and self esteem. It was at that time that I realised I was in serious danger of becoming depressed and I had better jolt myself into action!
As a last resort I took professional career advice. From that it became clear that I could combine my love of biology, teaching and a desire to help people to heal themselves by becoming a Chinese medicine and Qigong practitioner.
I was inspired during my training and since then have dedicated myself to helping people make positive strides to improve their health, dispel their fears and give them the tools to use now and in the future so that they can thrive.
You can watch this video again on the “About Me Page” of my Space To Relax website and also read more on that page about Janice Tucker, my background and what motivates me to get up in the morning!
I hope this post gives you a bit more insight into why I love helping you all.
What Do I Do Next?
To get started learning some Qigong methods go to the Space To Relax homepage. You can sign up to receive three free video lessons. They will be delivered to you by e-mail over the course of a few days. Also, for a free audio meditation “Calm Your Busy Mind In 8 Minutes” scroll to the bottom of the Space To Relax homepage.
Please don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel by clicking the red “Subscribe” button. Then you won’t miss my regular videos which are full of useful health enhancing tips. Also please give this video a “Like” if you learned a bit more about Janice Tucker and why I’m inspired to help you all.
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