Yan Xiaoqing

China Instructor

B.A., English literature, Yunnan University

Yan Xiaoqing is a native of Guangdong Province, PRC, and currently lives in Kunming, Yunnan Province. She holds a BA in English from Yunnan University, and has worked as an English teacher for several years.

Born with a wanderlust, Xiaoqing left home at the age of 19 to go to university in a different province, and never looked back. A lover and aficionado of travel, culture, and cuisine, Xiaoqing has worked and lived in the USA, Thailand, Malaysia, and all over China. Whether cooking gumbo in Louisiana, or climbing mountains in the wilds of Yunnan, Xiaoqing’s love of exploration and adventure have propelled her to great heights, sometimes literally.

Xiaoqing is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Haifeng Dialect, and also reads and speaks some Thai. She enjoys a successful career teaching English in China, and has plans to obtain her Master’s Degree in the USA.