Chi Kung Teacher Certification

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Is it your purpose in life to share the ancient arts of health and wellbeing?

Unlock your personal power and become a force for positive change.

Our 3 week intensive course will give you the tools that you need to become a teacher of Chinese Qigong for health. Two full systems of Qigong: Tong Ling (Clearing and circulating) Qigong for health, wellbeing and longevity: Bodhidharma’s Vein Tendon Qigong for strength, resilience and fascia / joint development
Genuine teacher training including teaching practise with live classes. How to communicate in depth skills and information clearly and effectively. Coaching on leadership, and personal power.

What is covered?

  • Tong Ling Chi Kung system.
  • Bohdidarma’s Vein Tendon Chi Kung.
  • Meditation.
  • Chi projection / transmission.
  • Stretching and developing the fascia.
  • Teaching skills.
  • Leadership.
  • Personal power and influence.

What is covered?

  • Tong Ling Chi Kung system.
  • Bohdidarma’s Vein Tendon Chi Kung.
  • Meditation.
  • Chi projection / transmission.
  • Stretching and developing the fascia.
  • Teaching skills.
  • Leadership.
  • Personal power and influence.

Timetable

Training daily except Wednesdays and Saturdays which are rest / activity days.

6.00 – 9.15 am Morning training in Chi Kung, the Frost Sun White Crane internal art, the sum chien  (3 wars) internal strength routine and meditation. Break half way through for Chinese tea for questions and answers and a talk on Chinese philosophy and wisdom.

9.15am Breakfast.

11.00am – 1.15pm  Mid day training. Supervised practise time finishing with a meditation session.

Lunch Break.

2.30 – 3.30pm Teaching, communicating and leading.  Training on how to be a really good teacher.

3.30 – 4.30pm Physical session.   Warm up then work on stretching and strengthening the fascia.

4.30 – 6.00pm  Technical session.  Practical training in our arts with detailed feedback from the teachers.

6.00pm Dinner then rest time.

Course dates

2020:

Feb 1-22

May 16 – June 6

June 24 – July 15

October 7-28

November 28 – December 19

Rated the #1 thing to do in Pai

Testimonials

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    10/18/2020

      this was a time 2018 april to may. Ok so first off master Ian is a amazing teacher. he knows so much, all respect to u! Freya was so professional... read more

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    6/27/2020

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    3/19/2020

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    2/29/2020

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      The staff were very knowledgable about the taught practices. The food is grown on site so there is little daily variety. A longer stay would make the learning easier too.... read more

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    1/25/2020

      There guys are the real deal - truly inspiring and impressive. Master Ian embodies Kung-fu, as do all the instructors. Each has made (or is in the process of making)... read more

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    9/19/2019

      I attended Nam Yang in August 2019 for a Kung Fu trip with my 12 year old son. This time of year was recommended as having the best Chi... read more

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    9/12/2019

      Arriving Nam Yang the day before starting the Chi Kung Instructor Course in July 2019 I had no idea what to expect. I felt lonely, so far away from home... read more

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      Arriving Nam Yang the day before starting the Chi Kung Instructor Course in July 2019 I had no idea what to expect. I felt lonely, so far away from home... read more

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    8/10/2019

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    7/26/2019

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      Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your fantastic community. I loved every part of my experience from the intense stretching to the subtle awareness gained from... read more

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