We offer a comprehensive system of mind-body training for health care professionals from all backgrounds including: nurses, massage therapists, TCM practitioners, physical therapists, energy workers and anyone interested in mind-body medicine.
Our certification programs have been especially noted to greatly enhance the abilities of practitioners of other energetic modalities such as reiki, healing touch, acupuncture, acupressure, massage and martial arts.
With a combined teaching and treating experience that spans over 30 + years, The Rising Lotus Qigong has expanded the content to give students the skills to teach, treat and be successful in a qigong practice. Our expertise lies in bridging the gap between theory, knowledge, and skill; providing our students with proven and effective treatment abilities.
We are unique in that we base our methods on years of experience in the martial, medical and spiritual schools (jing, qi, shen) which are the fundamental building blocks of an effective qigong practice. These concepts and experiences are essential to creating a qualified practitioner who can address the needs of a client in body, mind and spirit; while at the same time, allowing you, as the practitioner of any modality, to sustain a thriving practice without the risk of clinical burnout.
Qigong Instructor Certifications
Qigong Instructor Certification Course Level 1 (100 hrs)
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This is a comprehensive 100 hour course that will prepare you for teaching qigong exercises to groups and individuals. The curriculum includes TCM theories, meridian theory, energetic anatomy, western anatomy and business essentials such as advertising, liability concerns and ethics.
Qigong Instructor Certification Course Level 2 (100 hrs)
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Level 2 continues with additional qigong forms, skills and techniques. The strength of this level of training is that offers options for “specialization”. Only 50% of the curriculum at this level is “required training”, the additional 50% is offered in the form of “electives” such that the student is able to choose an area of specialty. Our current electives include but are not limited to geriatrics, pediatrics, oncology, neigong, and physical rehabilitation. The curriculum continues with advanced knowledge in TCM and 5 Element theories, meridian theory, energetic anatomy, western anatomy and business essentials such as advertising, liability concerns and ethics.
Qi Emission Therapy Certifications
Qi Emission Therapy, aka Medical Qigong Therapy (MQT) is one of the four branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is the predecessor of acupuncture.
Qi Emission Therapy is also known as “Chinese Energetic Medicine” and is one of the many modalities of the vast world of Energy Medicine. It is a healing modality over 5,000 years old based on using emitted energy from the doctor’s hands to restore balance to the bodies internal and external energies. A Qi Emission Therapist is knowledgeable about acupuncture meridians, acupuncture points as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine. However, their skill extends beyond the use of needles into a direct relationship with the patients energy giving a gentle non-invasive treatment that can be as effective as acupuncture, but without the use of needles. Qi Emission Therapy has been know to have high success rates in treating illnesses and conditions from anxiety, stress, high blood pressure, asthma, chronic fatigue, arthritis, cancer, and more.
Our Qi Emission Therapy classes are designed to prepare students to become a qualified therapist in the art of Chinese Energetic Medicine. Students will be able to treat a variety of medical conditions using established protocols that are proven to work. Each class teaches practical methods based on years of clinical experience. Each class segment also provides future therapists with simple yet effective prescription qigong exercises for clients to support the healing process at home. Qi EmissionTherapy is an extensive art and it will have a profound impact on your own self-healing and on those who become your clients.
The Rising Lotus Qigong provides 3 levels of certification in Qi Emission Therapy.
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Completion of the Therapist (500 hour) program meets the academic qualifications for the National Qigong Association (NQA) clinical Practitioner certification. **To complete their qualifications you must have 2 years of clinical treatment experience.
“Of all the energy medical practices, Qigong has the most developed theoretical basis and has been subjected to the most extensive research.”
– Kenneth Sancier, Ph.D. Qigong Institute