Both the soft and hard aspect of Qi Gong are explored within this Hatha Yoga model.
She is now married to French musician Jean-Michel Jarre.
She then enrolled herself in the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, from where she graduated in 1989.
The exploration of subtle energy in its movements between postures is essential.
While studying there she was noticed by director Zhang Yimou who quite literally changed her fate by making her have a debut in his feature Red Sorghum in 1987.
She has twice been awarded the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards as well as the Berlinale Camera, Cannes Festival Trophy, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Volpi Cup for Best Actress.