Listings in our current issue of Qi Journal
Looking for a class, clinic, or master instructor in your area? How about staying in touch when you travel? This listing of “Qi Professionals” gives you a method of finding and supporting these experts that practice traditional Chinese healthcare on a daily basis.
A TAI CHI COMPENDIUM BY JOHN MURNEY
A book about tai chi — its origins, history, philosophy, health benefits, styles, self-defense methods, weapons training, and meditation approach. It’s not a “How To” book but a book that answers many questions about the nature of tai chi: where it comes from, what it does, how it works, what makes it unique, why it’s beneficial, and what it has to offer. With over 90 images, over 100 glossary entries, and links to tai chi resources, and much more....available at Amazon.com.
Dr. Heiner Fruehauf has researched Chinese culture and medicine for 42 years. He is the Founding Professor of the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine. His interest in preserving some of the traditional features of Oriental medicine led him to develop a database dedicated to the archiving of classical knowledge, where a selection of his publications can be accessed. https://www.ClassicalChineseMedicine.org ">
FENG SHUI FOR REAL LIFE
Carol Olmstead, Feng Shui Master Practitioner, has taught thousands the simple secrets of using Feng Shui to improve their lives, and now she will share them with you. Carol will help you rearrange your space, shift energy, and transform your life. Home and workplace consultations available, specializing in hybrid workplace solutions. Virtual consultations, custom webinars, award-winning Feng Shui books. www.FengShuiForRealLife.com.
FLOW WITH THE DAO PUBLICATIONS
Learning to Flow with the Dao: The 64 Hexagrams of the I Ching, interpretation by Nori Muster. Read your I Ching at www.surrealist.org
FOUNDATIONS OF CLINICAL QIGONG ONLINE COURSE
By Dr. Henry McCann, DAOM, LAc, a 15 week online course in the clinical application of Qigong for licensed East Asian Medicine practitioners and healthcare providers. NCCAOM approved for 30 PDA/CEU hours. Next class starts soon. For more information and a description of course content please go to www.asianmedicine.org/clinical-qigong-course
HEALING PRESENCE: A SCIENCE OF SPIRIT
Author David J. Shuch has written an impressive and groundbreaking guide to the theory and practice of healing in its many aspects. He proposes the idea that we need to re-examine and redefine what it means to be a healer and attempts to answer the following questions: What is consciousness? What is human life? What is healing? What is the science behind the art of healing? What practices and what capacities are needed so that one may be rooted in the face of suffering and helpful in fostering an atmosphere of healing? order your copy today at www.whatishealing.org
INTERNAL ARTS INTERNATIONAL
Tom Bisio, the founder of Internal Arts International (IAI) is internationally recognized as an authority on Chinese medicine, Qi Gong and martial arts. IAI instructors teach Ba Gua, Xing Yi and Chinese medicine in the US, Canada and Europe. Our website (internalartsinternational.com) offers many online learning programs and monthly lessons and articles on martial arts, Qi Gong and Chinese medicine.
MASTER WAYSUN LIAO
Considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on traditional Taoist wisdom and Chi arts, Master Waysun Liao is the founder of one of the oldest Taichi centers in North America, the Taichi Tao Center. Master Waysun Liao’s new online video channel www.Taichitao.tv makes it possible for anyone in the world to become a student of Master Liao through streaming video instruction. Taichi and Tao wisdom can be both powerful and precious. That is why you deserve to learn directly from a real Tao master.
NATIONAL QIGONG ASSOCIATION
Since 1996, the NQA is the premier non-profit membership organization for all types of qigong schools and enthusiasts, and offers annual conferences and qigong certification. Website: http://www.nqa.org/
QIGONG RESEARCH & PRACTICE CENTER
THE M.S.C.P.- MENTAL SCREEN CONDITIONING PROCESS
THE QIGONG INSTITUTE
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Qigong and Energy Medicine via education and research; improving healthcare by integrating Qigong and Western medicine; and making available information on Qigong to medical practitioners, scientists, the public, and policy makers. https://qigonginstitute.org/
TRADITIONAL WU YUXIANG FAMILY PRACTICE
WHEREVER THE PATH LEADS
Larry Isaac joined the Marines to avoid the self-destructive path he saw in those around him. He loved the challenge of the Marines...the camaraderie...the learning. Most of all, he loved the martial arts. How could he balance duty to Corps and Country while trying desperately to find out about this strange art called karate? Join Larry Isaac, Hanshi, Okinawa Kenpo, as he describes his journey from a racially divided United States, into Vietnam, and eventually to the shores of Okinawa, Japan. Order from Amazon.com
Tai Chi Chuan For Everyone, A Complete Course in the Sun Style with Tom Forsythe. Taught with Sun Lu Tang’s intent to help us Live Healthier Longer. 47 hour long classes offered as if it’s a live class. Annual & monthly subscriptions. First Week Free. Lots of free samples. Learn a Traditional style with Modern Relevance. Tai Chi Class your way: Your Time, Your Place, Your Pace.
YIN CHENG GONG FA ASSOCIATION
Great Master Wang Peisheng’s Yin Cheng Gong Fa. Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Training System. The main styles and skills taught by the YCGFA-NAH include Wu style Taiji Quan; Yin, Cheng, and Liu styles of Bagua Zhang; Hebei style Xingyi Quan; Shi style Baiyuan Tongbei Quan; Changquan and basic gongfu training; and Qigong. Please visit www.ycgf.org for classes and seminars.
HEALER WITHIN MEDICAL QIGONG DVD: $35.95 Special
By Dr. Roger Jahnke, O.M.D. Activate Your Body’s Own Medicine through Movement, Massage, Meditation, and Breath. Release your natural powers for healing, endurance, and longevity. This program includes: Gentle qigong exercises, Acupressure self-massage methods, Health-giving breathing practices, Relaxation and meditation methods to calm and focus the mind. www.qi-journal.com/storefront/qigong/dv650, (951) 699-5343
TAI CHI KUNG FU FAN DVD: $29.95 Special
The most popular Tai Chi Fan form ever practiced in China. The routine was created by Grandmaster Li Deyin, Jesse Tsao's teacher since 1978. There are 52 movements in the whole routine based on the characteristic Tai Chi posture with the fan's artistic and martial functions. Master Tsao teaches step-by-step in slow motion in English. There are plenty of repetitions of movements in both front and back view. (61 minutes) www.qi-journal.com/storefront/taijiquan/taiji-videos/dv536, (951) 699-5343
TAI CHI FUNDAMENTALS FOR BEGINNERS DVD: $29.95 Special
It teaches basic Tai Chi patterns for hand movements, major footwork and stances, and connects them with yin and yang philosophy and TCM. This video also discusses the "Thirteen Essential Techniques" in self-defense applications of Tai Chi moves. (peng, lu, ji, an, cai, lie, zhou, kao, jin, tui, gu, pan, and ding). Beginners will have a solid understanding in the fundamentals of Tai Chi and will be ready to move on to any routine. Master Jesse Tsao teaches in English. It is a good reference for home study, or a resource for instructor's teaching preparation. (67 minutes) www.qi-journal.com/storefront/taijiquan/taiji-videos/dv586, (951) 699-5343
CHI ARTS ASSOCIATION
John Bracy is a teacher of internal martial arts, Taoist yoga and meditation. Shifu John began his martial art training in 1968. He founded what were to become the Hsing Chen Internal Martial Arts and Chi-Arts Associations in 1976. His soon to be published new book, The Search for Mind-Body Energy is expected to be an essential text on the subjects of qi, ch’i, prana, and “internal energy” by other names. As one reviewer writes, “it will have a massive impact.” More information can be found at https://www.chi-arts.com. ">www.chi-arts.com.
Seminars and private instruction in Push Hands, Applications, Two person and Solo forms and weapons training in T’ai Chi, Hsing-I, Pa -Kua and Qigong. Demonstration/Training videos also available. https://www.ChiFlow.com ">www.ChiFlow.com
A meditative movement teacher of over 22 years with multiple certifications in Tai Chi, Qigong, yoga, and bodywork. We offer Silk Reeling Exercises, Movement and Energy Balancing, Qigong weekly classes as well as Breath and Movement Online Classes for people who live with pain. Please visit www.josieweaver.com for details.
REDDING TAI CHI
Redding Tai Chi teaches Yang family Long Form, Push Hands (Tui shou), and San Shou (two person set). For class information please check our website: https://www.reddingtaichi.com ">www.reddingtaichi.com
TAI CHI HEALTHWAYS
Tai Chi Healthways in San Diego brings you the authoritative Tai Chi and Qigong. Free preview tai chi and qigong lessons on DVD clips. Jesse Tsao, the most respected true master in San Diego and former champion from China with over 40 years of Tai Chi experience, teaches in La Jolla, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Rancho Bernado, and Carlsbad area. Our mission is to uphold and pass on the traditional teachings of this unique Chinese healing art. https://www.taichihealthways.com ">www.taichihealthways.com
INSTITUTE OF INTEGRAL QIGONG AND TAI CHI (IIQTC)
BOB COOK TAI CHI, QIGONG AND KUNGFU
Tai Chi (Yang, Wu, and Kwan Ping styles), Qigong, Bagua, Hsing Yi, and Kung Fu training in Paonia, Colorado. See website for classes and locations. 10876 Current Creek Rd., Cedaredge, CO. 81413 Tel: (970) 779-2136 Website: www.bobcooktaichi.com
SHIATSUWORKS BODYWORK FOR HEALTH AND HARMONY.
Mary Jane Pullen, Licensed Massage Therapist, has trained in Shiatsu, Tui-na, medical Qigong and Sound Healing. Sessions are designed to restore, achieve and maintain physical vitality and heart/mind clarity supporting greater ease and joy in daily living. www.shiatsuworks.org. (203) 773-1199
WILD PEACE TAI CHI
Virtual Studio Offering group and private instruction in: Qigong, Tai Chi, meditation and presence practice; Qigong Level 1 and 2 Instructor; and External Qi Healing. Corinne Chaves, Director, studied with Master Yunxiang Tseng (Wu Dang Chen) in the Long Men and San Feng sects of Daoism. Wildpeacetaichi.com
GENESEE VALLEY DAOIST HERMITAGE
Founded in 1994. Residential facility. Qigong, sustainable gardening, meditation to refine practice. Chinese herbal medicine, daoist healing skills to harmonize chronic disorders. P.O. Box 9224, Moscow Idaho 83843 (208) 285-0123. www.gvdaoisthermitage.org.
WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY 2024
100s of Cities, over 80 Nations. Be part of history, a worldwide wave of Tai Chi and Qigong, on World Tai Chi & Qigong Day (WTCQD is always the last Saturday of April, 10 am local time worldwide). Find a global listing of TC & QG teachers, schools and WTCQD events and Join Our Free Email Mailing List at www.WorldTaiChiDay.org.
WANDERING TAOIST ARTS
CHEN PAN LING WORLD FAMILY
Maryland Branch Sifu Scott, Inner-Door Disciple of Grandmaster Chen Yun Ching, teaches private and group lessons in Taiji-Quan, Hsing-I, Baqua, Shaolin, Qigong, weapons, meditation, 50 years of experience. Frederick, MD (240) 675-1718 www.chenpanlingworldfamilymaryland.com
PEACEFUL DRAGON SCHOOL OF T’AI CHI CH’UAN
4 BRANCHES CHINESE MEDICINE CENTER
Michele Collins Vergara, RH (AHG) has a general practice, with a focus on women’s health, psychological/mental health issues, digestive issues, allergies and asthma, the use of tonic herbs and formulas to address chronic depletion caused by illness or emotional trauma, as well as the seasonal applications of herbs, food, and qi gong. Michele is a graduate and certified herbalist (EWCH). She has a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Health Behavior from the UNC School of Public Health. https://www.4brancheschinesemedicinecenter.com ">www.4brancheschinesemedicinecenter.com
DAOIST TRADITIONS COLLEGE OF CHINESE MEDICAL ARTS, ASHEVILLE NC
Five Element Qigong Class with a focus on cancer recovery and survivorship. Can be done seated if needed. Beginners are welcome and everyone can benefit. This class is ongoing on Fridays at 11am (EST) via Zoom. Come experience the peaceful, healing energy of Qigong. $12./class. Register or ask questions here: www.FlowingRiverQigongandYoga.com
The training program at Yang’s Martial Arts Association (YMAA) schools was devised by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. It can be divided into three main sections: External Styles, Internal Styles, and Qigong. All students must pass the qualification tests in order to advance to the next level. http://ymaa.com/training
DON TOW’S WEBSITE
INSTITUTE FOR CLASSICAL ASIAN MEDICINE
Neigong / Qigong, meditation, and Taiji (T’ai Chi) instruction by Dr. Henry McCann, DAOM, LAc, Daoist Neigong and Chen Taiji lineage holder. Center also offers acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatment. Madison, NJ. www.qigongandlongevity.com or www.newjerseyacupuncture.com. (973) 660-0110
Mike founded Via Media Publishing to produce the quarterly Journal of Asian Martial Arts (1992-2013) and books. He teaches taijiquan in Santa Fe, NM, and is focusing on writing. His most recent book is Martial Art Essays from Beijing, 1760, a fictional work that provides valuable insights for practicing martial arts for health and self-defense. https://www.viamediapublishing.com
Teaches the full range of Taoist health practices – Qigong, Tai Chi, & Taoist meditation in classes, workshops, and seminars. Shaon has been practicing Qigong, Tai Chi, & other Taoist spiritual and healing arts for 44 years & teaching them for 39. Her influential teachers include Masters Mantak Chia, Li Junfeng, Ming Chan, and T.K. Shih..more info on www.taosharon.com
LING GUI INTERNATIONAL HEALING QIGONG SCHOOL
Qigong teachers’ training since 1990. We offer foundational and advanced certification programs to develop or strengthen your self-cultivation practice and Qigong teachers’ training. 1631 NE Broadway #409, Portland, OR 97232 (503) 380-5814 http://www.linggui.org
HARMONY SPIRIT SCHOOL TAIJI AND QIGONG
Formless Taoism and Medical Qigong training and certification programs, private study available. Integrative health clinic for all diseases: Jing, Qi and Shen conditions. Ted Cibik, PhD, DMQ, ND, Zhong Yi. Call (724) 845-1041 or visit https://www.inner-strength.com ">www.inner-strength.com
STILL MOUNTAIN T’AI CHI AND CHI KUNG, LLC
A brand new series of integrated on-line classes with supporting reference videos. This series has been carefully designed with expert instruction for everyone regardless of ability or experience. One month’s tuition gets you access to Five on-line classes a week plus a reference video library that expands all the time. Director Dr. David Clippinger, the author of Cultivating Qi. Please visit website: www.stillmountaintaichi.com
CLEAR TAI CHI
Classes, Workshops, Private Instruction and Instructor Certification Programs in Tai Chi Chuan, Push Hands Applications and Chi Kung including “Fa Kung” for Healing and Self Defense. Instructional Books and Videos also available. 113 E. Broadway Ave, Maryville TN 37804, (865) 379-9997 https://www.cleartaichi.com ">www.cleartaichi.com
DRAGON’S LAIR TAIJICHUAN
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF MEDICAL QIGONG
Dr. Bernard Shannon, DTCM, DMQ (China) offers Medical Qigong treatments, training, and certification courses; Taijiquan; and Baguazhang. The Medical Qigong programs develop a comprehensive foundation for Energetic Medicine with a focus on Medical Qigong Therapy and TCM. Treatments specialize in challenging issues: arthritis, cancers, fibromyalgia, female issues, stress, emotional challenges, geriatric disorders, and other ailments. (800) 848-0649 www.MedicalQigong.org
Having studied with several powerful teachers, Rose Allen has been enamored with Qigong since 2005. As a certified instructor, she effectively brings her own continuous study and strong personal practice to her students. All are welcome. https://www.buildingqi.com ">www.buildingqi.com
A year-long listing (4 issues) is $1.00 per word with a 38 word minimum, prepaid to Insight Publishing, 32230 Calle Balareza, Temecula, CA 92592. Tel: (951) 699-5343. Listing begins with the first available issue. Phone numbers and web addresses count as a single word if under 20 characters.