Links to alternative medicine, Tai Chi, Qigong, self growth, health & wellness websites for training and coaching

Alternative Healing Choices: Your Guide to Complementary, Alternative, Holistic and Natural Healthcare
Information on Complementary, Alternative, Holistic and Natural Healthcare, types of modalities and practitioners, resources and books. A book is also offered in hard copy and e-book.
American Tai Chi Association
The Tai Chi & Consumer Health Information Center is hosted by American Tai Chi Association (ATCA), a national non-profit organization that serves Tai Chi professionals in the United States. The ATCA's mission is to: promote Tai Chi as an complementary and alternative medicine and therapy to benefit the public health; promote Tai Chi as a powerful physical exercise that can help people to stay healthy; and represent and serve Tai Chi coaches nationwide
Applied Tai Chi with Rev. Deanne Hodgson, RN
Trained in medicine, psychology and spirituality along with professional expertise as a Registered Nurse, Hospital Chaplain, Pastor and Holistic Health Counselor, Deanne custom designs her classes, workshops and private sessions to address specific ways Tai Chi Easy™ can be applied to reduce stress, maximize personal performance and improve the quality of personal and corporate life.
Circle of Life Health and Wellness Coaching
The Circle of Life is a comprehensive and holistic Mind-Body Wellness and Health Coaching system designed for group wellness coaching and individual health coaching. It is the only wellness coaching method with a 20-year success track record, utilized nationally in health coaching, wellness coaching, and stress management and lifestyle coaching programs, designed for diverse populations of people who want to regain health, prevent disease, and improve the quality of their lives.
EnerQi Healing Arts Center with Lori Furbush E-RYT, RMT
Lori Furbush, founder of EnerQi Healing Arts Center, is a is a certified instructor of Qigong (through the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi and National Qigong Association), Yoga, Yin Yoga, Acu-Yoga, and Reiki, and is the creator of EnerQi Yoga. Furbush conducts group classes and private sessions in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Northern California, and leads Qigong • Yoga spiritual retreats around the world.
Esalen Institute
The Esalen Institute was founded in 1962 as an alternative educational center devoted to the exploration of what Aldous Huxley called the "human potential," the world of unrealized human capacities that lies beyond the imagination. Esalen soon became known for its blend of East/West philosophies, its experiential/didactic workshops, the steady influx of philosophers, psychologists, artists, and religious thinkers, and its breathtaking grounds blessed with natural hot springs.
Empty Vessel
Abode of the Eternal Tao publishes The Empty Vessel, A Journal of Contemporary Taoism, a quarterly publication dedicated to the exploration and dissemination of non-religious Taoist philosophy and practice. Books, healing music CDs, travel to China available. is the website of Roger Jahnke, OMD, author of The Healer Within and The Healing Promise of Qi. You can find out about his upcoming workshops and teacher training programs. Additionally there are articles and resource information available on to inspire your practice. Receive updates on Tai Chi and Qigong research, training and retreat opportunities, insights for your practice, travel to China, secrets of Chinese medicine, offers for downloads and announcements of free teleconferences with the Energy Empowerment newsletter.
Global Health Institute (GHI)
The Global Health Institute (GHI) is an IRS 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to advancing the integration of healthcare to embrace the relationship of mind, body and spirit. GHI educates health professionals, students and the media community on the discoveries advancing the integration of efficacious modalities in healthcare for better patient outcomes. The charter for GHI foundation was conceived in 2003 by an interdisciplinary team of doctors, scientists and theologians.
Healer Within Community
Web site for the groundbreaking book, The Healer Within: Using Traditional Chinese Techniques To Release Your Body's Own Medicine: Movement * Massage * Meditation * Breathing . Encourages grassroots community practice of Qigong.
Healer Within Foundation
The Healer Within Foundation, is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Santa Barbara, California whose mission is to empower individuals, groups, families, and communities in their quest for greater health, wellness, productivity, and purposeful living. The Healer Within Foundation's Circle of Life Group Support Methodology and Healer Within Self-Care Methods foster group interaction and are designed to be easy to transfer and proliferate. Our model empowers people, minimizes implementation costs, and reduces the dependence on outside consultants.
Healing Chi Wellness Center in Danville, Indiana
The Healing Chi Wellness Center provides a space for growth, movement, nourishment of spirit and body, community and transformation with Tai Chi Easy™ and Qigong, zumba, and yoga classes. Healing Chi also offers metabolic typing diet advising, wellness coaching, reflexology, energy healing and Thai massage.
Health Action
Comprehensive productivity enhancement, wellness, health promotion, and integrative medicine. Through modeling, design, programming and training, we transform health care in collaboration with innovative American businesses. In Health Action's wellness and productivity maximization model, we do not work with what is wrong with people. We uncover what is right, and maximize and multiply that.
HealthWorld Online
HealthWorld Online is the Internet's leading resource on alternative medicine, wellness, and mind/body health.
HeartMind Qigong
The mission of Deborah Roy's HeartMind Qigong and Tai Chi in Derry, NH is to teach people how to improve their health and well-being through Qigong and Tai Chi, as a compliment to conventional medical treatment. Roy offers group and individual sessions.
International Qigong Alliance™
The International Qigong Alliance is a network of Qigong schools, instructors and practitioners, a nonprofit organization and a global Qigong community with over 600 members in 45 countries.
Into Mountains, Over Streams, an Online Journal of Qigong and Taiji Culture
Into Mountains, Over Streams, an Online Journal of Qigong and Taiji Culture publishes articles, reviews, and community information in support of the emerging Qigong and Taiji renaissance.
Kripalu Center
The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health offers a world of yoga, holistic health, and self-discovery in breathtaking Lenox, Massachusetts, with professional trainings, workshops, and retreats.
Marlene Lockwood, RN, MPA, Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Marlene Lockwood is a certified health and wellness coach specializing in individual and small group transition coaching. Hosts Springboard Conversations with Health and Wellness Masters teleclasses.
Moving Harmony Qigong
Bill Wrenn, director of Moving Harmony Qigong is a certified Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Community Qigong Practice Leader, who has practiced yoga, meditation and other forms of energy work for 30 years. Wrenn offers classes and individual sessions in Tai Chi and Qigong in Fairfield and Westchester Counties, Connecticut.
National Qigong Association (NQA)
The NQA is a democratic, grass roots, nonprofit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization as well as a community of Qigong enthusiasts that work together to promote Qigong in America. We embrace and support equally: schools, traditions, teaching styles, and philosophies of Qigong.
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
The nation's largest holistic learning center in Rhinebeck, NY offers workshops, retreats, professional trainings, conferences, and winter learning vacations in the Caribbean and Costa Rica.
Peaceable Dragon
Peaceable Dragon is a consortium of instructors and students of the internal arts who seek to further develop and enhance their physical, emotional and spiritual condition. It is a collaboration of expertise in a variety of styles of Qigong, Taijiquan (Tai Chi), Yoga, Aikido, Meditation and other Internal Arts.
Qi Journal
Publication and website for both Qigong and Tai Chi practitioners. Calendar of events, listing of professionals, products for sale.
Qigong Finder
Qigong Finder is a directory dedicated to Qigong, Tai Chi, and other energy cultivation practicioners, healers, and retreats.
Qigong Institute
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting Qigong through research and education. A clearinghouse for related news and scientific facts to aid researchers, writers, practitioners, and members of the Western medical community.
Qigong Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara area individual, group, and corporate wellness sessions in Tai Chi and Qigong led by Jessica Kolbe.
Relaxed and Alert
The Relaxed and Alert website provides the guidance, tools, and support you need to transition to a happier and more productive lifestyle. is the most complete guide to the information about Self Improvement, Personal Growth, and Self Help on the Internet. It is designed to be an organized directory, with articles and references to thousands of other websites on the World Wide Web.
Sifu Chris and Fayne Bouguyon founded SimplyAware to share their passion for the healing and wellness techniques of Asia. SimplyAware is a service organization dedicated to community education and well-being, with private and group classes in Sun and Yang Tai Chi, Intuitive Defense, Meditation, Life Coaching, Nutritional Guidance, Personal Training and Stress Management.
Tai Chi Easy™
Tai Chi Easy™ is a carefully developed approach to learning Tai Chi, suitable for individuals of all ages and health conditions, to access and enjoy the physiological and psychological health benefits of this powerful mind-body practice.
Transformative Practices
Transformative Practices specializes in Qigong and Tai Chi Easy classes and workshops, and individualized coaching in central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Carol Mielo Swerzensk, Licensed Mental Health Counselor is the principle consultant and coordinator of services.
World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
The World Tai Chi and Qigong Day website helps to organize an annual worldwide event for peace and healing that occurs at 10 am in each time zone around the world -- since 1998.
Wu Tao® The Dancing Way
Wu Tao or The Dancing Way, is a dance-based therapy that balances and harmonizes the vital energy in the body. It has its foundations in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is a system of healing, with a holistic philosophy and practice, that restores balance to the person on all levels.