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 and 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

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, style where a selection of his publications can be accessed.

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.

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

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 Fall 2024. For more information and a description of course content please go to

"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

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 ( 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 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:

Neil Ripski

Canadian martial arts master Neil Ripski is an author, teacher, and coach. His articles have been published in magazines worldwide regarding Chinese Internal Martial Arts, Qigong, and Zuiquan (Drunken Fist). He offers online coaching and lessons as well as travels worldwide presenting workshops. Each workshop tailored for martial content, physical health, and mental wellbeing. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Qigong Research & Practice Center

Kenneth S. Cohen, internationally renowned Qigong Master and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Medicine, offers comprehensive instruction in Qigong, Tai Chi, and Chinese Inner Martial Arts. Classes, consultations and workshops offered in Colorado and throughout North America. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Website:

"The M.S.C.P.- Mental Screen Conditioning Process"

A low impact 16-exercise Routine to regulate the mind stillness to develop Shen. It reveals and attunes vital energy to essence (Jing), developing a vibrant Qi intertwined to the void of the Tao. The practitioner will "flow" within Original Energy (Yuan Qi)–the unalienable right from birth– beyond time and space to rediscover how positive emotions resonate with their own negative value within a measurement scale, without ever having intended. Please visit or more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"The Qi Effect" by Francesco Garri Garripoli

For everyone practicing Qigong, Yoga, Tai Chi, Reiki, and Meditation, "The Qi Effect: Enhance Your Personal Practice Ð Chinese Energy meets Quantum Biology" is a game changer on a personal and professional level. Drawing from over 40 years of research, study, and practice in the healing arts, Senior Qigong Teacher and Chairman of the Qigong Institute Francesco Garri Garripoli takes you on a non-stop, captivating journey into the essence of "life force energy" known as Qi (chee) and Prana, and provides revolutionary insights that will positively change your mind about how you view your body, emotions, well-being, relationships, and health. Visit to order your copy.

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.

Traditional Wu Yuxiang Family Practice

For information on the traditional Wu Yuxiang family practice and Master Zhong Zhenshan of Beijing, who is both a descendent Wu Yuxiang family member and a principal representative of the original Wu Yuxiang family old frame practice, and his senior students in Iowa, Indiana, and Arizona, please make contact via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"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

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 for classes and seminars.


Chi Arts Association

John Bracy is a teacher of internal martial arts, Taoist yoga and meditation. His 656-pages book "The Search for Mind-Body Energy: Meditation, Medicine & Martial Arts" is the most comprehensive and most complete discussion on Qi & internal energy. 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.

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.

Dr. Diego Sanmiquel

Dr. Sanmiquel has been studying various energetic systems since he was nine years old and he greatly enjoys bringing these ancients tools to the currents days to share with the world. He is a Daoist Priest and has Doctor level training in Chinese Energetic Medicine. Many classes are scheduled for 2024 in California: Divine Law, Divine Healing, & Creating Tools of Light; Qigong Posture, Breath & Mind Training; Energy Cultivation & The 3 Powers Training; The Taiji Pole–3 Dantian & 12 Chakras Training. Visit for more information.

Internal Qi Training

Jonathan Snowiss is an experienced qi gong, tai chi, and kung fu master. He has trained in nei gong for 30 years. In California, he teaches Tai Chi and Qigong classes, personal training, or health coaching. Learn, Develop and Cultivate your Qi Training so you can feel qi flow through you. Quiet your mind, relax your mind, let go of tension, and deepen your breath. Practicing the flow is a lot of work, but anything worth anything needs a lot of work, and enjoyment. Please visit for more information.

Josie Weaver

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 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:

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.

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:



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. (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.


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.


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


Wandering Taoist Arts

Instruction offered in Qigong, Tai Chi Chuan, Chinese Internal & External Martial Arts, taught in the Tradition of Kwan Sai Hung (The Wandering Taoist), subject of the book Chronicles of Tao: The Secret Life of a Taoist Master. Small group workshops, mountain and seaside retreats and Consultations. Meridyth Rancourt, Instructor and Consultant. Phone: (781) 738-5947, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please visit:


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. Website:


Peaceful Dragon School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Yang Style Short Form, application, push hands, sword, dao, staff, as well as the Wild Goose Chi Kung, acupressure, meditation, and 5 Element theory—Master Wasentha Young has been a practitioner since 1968. She teaches ongoing classes, workshops nationally, and provides teaching certification. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1945 Pauline Blvd., suite B, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. (734) 741-0695

North Carolina

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. Website:

Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts, Asheville NC

Accredited entry-level master's and doctoral programs in Chinese medicine; steeped in the spirit of Daoism and teachings by Master Jeffrey Yuen, world-renowned leader in Classical Chinese Medicine. Additionally, licensed acupuncturists can further their education with our doctoral completion track or herbal medicine programs. Continuing education courses throughout the year. Learn more at Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (828) 225-3993.


Principles of embryo development can deepen our somatic understanding and qigong practice. Vibration-wuji, egg-yin, sperm-yang, underlying fluid nature, 3 germ layers manifest 3 dantians, spiraling body, and embryonic breathing. For online class info visit:, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marie Theriault

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:

New Hampshire


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.

New Jersey

Don Tow's Website

Don Tow posts 3 types of articles in his website: They are on (1) "Political/Social Commentary", (2) "Taiji", and (3) "Others". New postings occur once every 3 months. He can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. More information at or (973) 660-0110

New Mexico

Michael DeMarco

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.

New York

Sharon Smith

Teaches the full range of Taoist health practices Ð Qigong, Tai Chi, & Taoist meditation in classes, workshops, and seminars. Sharon 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


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


Harmony Spirit School Taiji and Qigong

James Birt is a taiji and qigong teacher, a poet, a retired newspaper guy and a Lifetime Professional Member of the National Qigong Association. Contact is welcomed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Inner Strength

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

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:


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

Dragon's Lair Taijichuan

Traditional Wu Style Tai Chi of Shanghai, China. Beginner to Master level, private lessons or on-going small groups. We offer the complete Wu system, including Wu's slow and fast forms, chi kung and 5 elements, straight sword, broadsword, spear, push-hands (including moving steps), self-defense applications for all forms. Two certified instructors. Memphis area. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or (901) 413-3312. Central Time Zone.

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. Tel: (800) 848-0649


Building Qi

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.

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