Transform Your Life! Become a Certified Qi Gong Instructor!

This program will not only certify you to teach Qi Gong, but will be a journey into life-force energy (Qi), leading to an awakening of the self.  On this journey, you will emerge with resources, tools, and techniques for health, healing, longevity, and a deeper connection to life itself.   The word Qi Gong signifies “an expertise at working with life-force energy”.   Through this program you will truly become an expert at working with Qi and life-force energy.  

Whether you want to just delve deeply into your own personal energy practice or for those who want to become a Qi Gong Teacher, this training will infuse you with light, energy, and a deep connection to your unique purpose.  

The program will include 3 Levels of practice and certification that will take place over 4 weeks throughout the year.  Each week will have a unique focus on one of the main facets of Qi Gong practice.

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Levels & Curriculum
Level I

Level I consists of 2 one-week trainings. Training weeks are 6 days. You will receive your certification after completing both Level I: Week 1 and Level I: Week 2.  48 CEU's from California Acupuncture Board per week of training. 96 CEU's total for Level 1.

Week 1
  • Qi Gong Basics
  • History of Qi Gong
  • Taoist Philosophy
  • Styles of Qi Gong: Medical, Spiritual, Martial
  • Five Element Theory
  • Qi Gong Practice
  • Energy Enlivening Warm Ups
  • Qi Gong Stretching
  • Qi Gong Flow
  • Qi Gong Postures
  • Inner Smile
  • Healing Sounds

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Week 2
  • Basic Chinese Medicine Theory
  • Energy Anatomy
  • Three Treasures Practice
  • Jing, Qi, Shen Practices
  • Sexual, Life Force & Spiritual Energy Practices
  • Qi Gong Flows for the 3 Tan Tiens
  • Qi Gong Meditation
  • Dissolving into Energy
  • Qi Gong Flows
  • Microcosmic Orbit

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Level II

Level II is a one week training. Training weeks are 6 days. Levels II and III may be taken in any order, but you’ll need to complete both for Level III certification. 48 CEU's available from California Acupuncture Board.

  • Medical Qi Gong
    • Prescriptive Exercises for Common Ailments
    • Buddha Palm Qi Gong
      • Activate Healing Power in Hands
      • Self Healing Routine
      • Protection from Negative Energy
    • Emitting Healing Qi
      • Send Healing Energy to Clients/Patients
      • Facilitate Healing Process
      • Sound, Color & Qi for Healing
      • Harmonizing the Body

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Level III

Level III is a one week training. Training weeks are 6 days. Levels II and III may be taken in any order, but you’ll need to complete both for Level III certification. 48 CEU's available  from California Acupuncture Board.

  • Tao Yin Yoga
    • Flowing Stretch Sequences
    • Pressure Point Self-Massage
    • Breathing Exercises
    • Mental Intent
  • Simple Tai Chi
    • Energy Principles
    • Inner Structure of Tai Chi
    • Tai Chi Short Form
    • Tai Chi Standing Form

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10-Day Accelerated Level I Training

Start your Qi Gong journey or Advance your knowledge of Chinese Medicine with this Qi Gong Accelerated Certification. Experience Improved results and lasting health benefits for yourself and your clients. Learn methods and techniques to increase your own energy and abilities as a practitioner or participant. 80 CEU's from California Acupuncture Board. LAc, LAc students and open to the public.

  • Qi Gong Basics
  • History of Qi Gong
  • Taoist Philosophy
  • Styles of Qi Gong: Medical, Spiritual, Martial
  • Five Element Theory
  • Qi Gong Practice
    • Energy Enlivening Warm Ups
    • Qi Gong Stretching
    • Qi Gong Flow
    • Qi Gong Postures
  • Inner Smile
  • Healing Sounds

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  • Basic Chinese Medicine Theory
  • Energy Anatomy
  • Three Treasures Practice
  • Jing, Qi, Shen Practices
  • Sexual, Life Force & Spiritual Energy Practices
  • Qi Gong Flows for the 3 Tan Tiens
  • Qi Gong Meditation
  • Dissolving into Energy
  • Qi Gong Flows
  • Microcosmic Orbit

Dates & Locations

2014 Santa Cruz, CA:

Feb 24-Mar 1: Level 2
Mar 17-22: Level 1, Week 1
June 2-7: Level 3
June 23-28: Level 1, Week 2
July 14-18 & 21-25: Level 1 ACCELERATED 10-day Training
Aug 25-30: Level 2
Sept 15-20: Level 1, Week 1
Nov 3-8: Level 3
Dec 1-6: Level 1, Week 2

2014 Poughkeepsie, NY:
April 13 (Sunday)- April 18 (Friday): Level 1, Week 1 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
Oct 13-18:  Level 1, Week 2 – POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

Aug 4-9: Level 2 – POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

Cost & Payment Options

Level I: Week 1

Tutition: $1200
Required Materials: $159.83

  • Lee's Qi Gong for Qi Gong for Health & Healing Box Set
  • 3 DVD's: Qi Gong for Beginners, Deeper Flow and Flow Continues
Required 50 minute Private Qi Gong Session for individualized instructions: $200

Level I: Week 2
Tuition: $1200

Level II
Tuition: $1200

Level III
Tuition: $1200

Deposit
A $500 deposit is required to hold your spot and payment in full is due one month prior to the start of the intensive. Deposits will be applied towards the total price of the intensive. All payments are non-refundable but can be held and applied to future intensives, workshops or events.

Payment Options
  • Level 1 Week 1 total tuition payment ($1559.83) due in full one month prior to the start of the intensive. Required materials to be sent to you via media mail and private session to be scheduled upon full payment. Free shipping.

  • Pay in full for Level 1 (week 1 & 2: $2400) one month prior to the start of Week 1 and you will receive all the DVD materials free of charge.

  • Pay in full for Levels 1, 2, and 3 ($4800) and receive all the DVD materials and the private 50 minute session free of charge.
Payments Can Be Made By:
  • Credit Card (Mastercard or Visa) Online
  • Credit Card over the Phone - Please call 1-831-222-0073 PST
  • Money Order or Personal Check – Payable to: Lee Holden Mail to: Lee Holden, Santa Cruz Chi Center Attn: Lisa Holden, 21511B East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 USA

Certification Requirements

150 total practice hours are required for any certification. The two-week Level I course counts for 90 hours. The other 60 can be completed in Levels II and III OR can be completed in home practice with the required materials.

Successful completion of: 
  • Level 1: Week 1 & Week 2 Courses and Written & Practical Exam
  • 50 minute private session for individualized instruction
  • Required Materials: Lee's Qi Gong for Health & Healing
  • 3 DVDs: Qi Gong for Beginners, Deeper Flow, The Flow Continues

 

Helpful Info & FAQs

  • After registering, a Teacher Training Intake form will be sent to you via email for completion in the coming weeks leading up to your training. This helps us prepare for your arrival and provides you useful logistical information. Please complete and return by the dates requested.

  • Class Times: Weekdays (Monday - Friday) 9am - 5pm, Weekends (Saturday - Sunday) 10am - 4pm. Unless otherwise noted.

  • What to wear: Loose, comfortable clothing. Bring layers for variable weather. Bring a hat and sunscreen in case practice is held outside. No perfumes please.

  • Provided in the training: Water, tea and light snacks are available.

  • Lunch is generally an hour. You can bring your own food or enjoy nearby food options. For additional details on local restaurants, please contact the coordinator for the location of your training.

  • What to bring: Paper and pen

  • Scheduling your private session with Lee: To get your preferred time slot, schedule early. Scheduling is available upon payment for private session. Privates are held during the lunch hours during Level 1, Week 1. Additional times are available based on each location. A private session is required prior to certification of Level 1. To schedule your private, please contact support@leeholden.com

  • Required Materials can be purchased on www.leeholden.com We recommend you purchase these early and begin tracking your home practice hours. These will help you get the most out of your training and prepare you for the written examination. To track your home practice hours, please use the Certification Practice Hours Form.

  • CEUs are generally offered for all training sessions. We will make every attempt to give you CEUs for the training you are attending. However, this is not a guarantee that we will be able to provide them for every type of license. Please contact us if you are interested in receiving CEUs support@leeholden.com

  • Interested in Lee's Qi Gong Certification? Wish it was available closer to you? Contact support@leeholden.com if you are interested in hosting Lee's teacher Training in your area.

 

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