Training Module & Hours

Curriculum

Integral Qigong and Tai Chi™ Forms

105 Hours

Vitality Enhancement Method (Bu Zheng Qigong) The Healer Within Methods - Medical Qigong for the Mainstream

  • 5 Movement Methods
  • 5 Breath Methods
  • 15 Self Applied Massage Methods
  • 3 Meditation, Visualization, and Relaxation Methods

Ten Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery: Essentials of Integral Qigong™

  1. Discover Qi
  2. Gather Qi
  3. Circulate Qi
  4. Purify Qi
  5. Direct Qi
  6. Conserve Qi
  7. Store Qi
  8. Transform Qi
  9. Dissolve in Qi
  10. Transmit Qi
Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Forms
  • Tai Chi Qigong
  • Tai Chi Easy™
  • Seven Precious Gestures
  • Tendon Changing
  • Marrow Washing
  • Spontaneous Qigong
Simple Qigong Healing Methods

Teaching Methodology

23 Hours

  • How to Teach to Beginners
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Leading versus Teaching
  • Sequencing for Different Effects
  • Designing 8 Week Courses for Beginners/Intermediates
  • Establishing a Community Practice Session
  • Finding your Personal Style in Content and Delivery
  • Assessing Individual Needs and Learning Styles
  • Communications
  • Experiential Language
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback

Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology

22 Hours

  • Effects, Benefits, and Contraindications of Qigong and Tai Chi Practice
  • Basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Physiologic mechanisms triggered by Qigong and Tai Chi
  • Physiology of Stress Reflex and Relaxation Response
  • Postural Alignment
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Qi channels, Energy Storage Centers and Comparison of the Yoga Chakras

Philosophy, Psychology, and Lifestyle

22 Hours

  • Comparative Qigong Systems: Medical, Daoist, Buddhist, Martial
  • Western Psycho-Spiritual Principles
  • Western Qigong Systems: Feldenkrais, Pilates, Somatics, Trager, Applied Kinesiology
  • Teaching as a Spiritual Practice
  • Qigong Classics of Daoism and Buddhism
  • Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
  • Assisting Students in Personal Evolution

Practicum

18 Hours

  • Personal Practice
  • Keeping a Journal
  • Composing Several Brief Written Assignments
  • Practice Teaching
  • Practice Leading
  • Giving Lectures and Demonstrations
  • Self Evaluation
  • Co-Mentoring

 

 

Professional Practices

10 Hours

 

 

  • Marketing and Enrolling
  • Networking with Hospitals and the Medical Community
  • Networking with Other
    Professionals and Related Organizations
  • Building Community
  • Membership in Teacher Organizations
  • Certification from National Qigong Association
  • Selecting Future Trainings
  • Insurance and Liabilities
  • Room Specifications
  • Code of Ethics