Qigong is a 4000-year-old system of deep-breathing exercises to move internal energy, called Qi. Shanghai Qigong Research Institute in the Xuhui District is the only official research institute of its kind in China today. It was founded 30 years ago, when there was an estimated 200 million people actively practicing the tradition. Together with Janny […]

New to Shanghai? Interested in the Shanghai Expat Association? Please join us for a casual coffee morning to learn more about SEA and make new friends. To become a member, please bring your passport or a copy, along with RMB 350 (membership valid September 2018 – August 2019). Download our SEA Membership form 2018-2019. Forms will […]

One of the most important holidays, Chinese New Year, is approaching—the year of the pig! Shanghai expat expert Lisa Zhu will take us on a night tour of the beautiful Yu Gardens Lantern Festival (yuanxiao), and enlighten us with the history and culture of this Chinese festival. There will be photo opportunities with beautiful lanterns […]