Clinic Services

 

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Clinic Hours:  by appointment only

Tuesdays & Fridays 10:00am – 5:45pm with Dr. Liping Zhu, DAOM, L.Ac.  (occasional Thursdays PM)
Make Appointments:  E-mail (preferred):  office@qidragon.com            with 2 or 3 your available time/dates or Call office phone#  415-828-2699

Clinic Address: 2000 Van Ness Ave, Suite# 507, SF, CA 94109 (please note that our Qigong/Taichi classes and workshops are at different location.)

Click to download Qi Dragon NEW PATIENT INTAKE FORM and bring the completed form to your first visit.

Payment/Insurance Billing: Cash, check and credit cards are accepted. Payment is due in full at time of service. We are able to process your HSA and FSA cards and provide you a receipt upon your request. We bill for VA insurance, Blueshield and United Healthcare insurance. Please obtain authorization from VA and request to use our service if you are a veteran. For Blueshield and United Healthcare insurance holders, please send us a picture of your insurance card front and back along with our Insurance Intake Form before your appointment so that we can verify your insurance eligibility and coverage. For other insurance company billing, we will provide a superbill upon request for you to submit to your insurance.

Cancellation/No Show Policy: A $60 fee applies for reservations cancelled with less than 48-hour notice or for no show. There is no fee for changing an appointment to a different time of the same day.

Click here for directions and parking information for clinic.

Disclaimer:
Fees and availability are subject to change without notice.

 Clinic Services provided by Qi Dragon 


HEALING TREATMENTS: (listed fees are our discounted rate for out of pocket payment; All price is subject to change without notice.)

New Patient Initial Visit
one-time initial consultation fee $70 plus the fee of the following specific acu treatment(s) received.
Initial visit with acupuncture treatment usually takes 70-85 minutes. Please download the Qi Dragon NEW PATIENT INTAKE FORM and bring a completed copy and any lab tests to your first visit to save your paper work time at the clinic.

Acupuncture *
$105 Great for treating specific illnesses or for general health maintenance. 30-50 minutes
*If this is your first visit, the initial consultation fee $70 also applies.
additional $35 for Cupping or Gua Sha treatment.

Combo Treatment: Acupuncture with Te Yi Medical Qigong*
$180 This is our signature treatment by Dr. Zhu combining Acupuncture with the Te Yi Medical Qigong expelling sick Qi and Liu Zi Jue Sound for abdominal healing. This includes guided breathing, visualization and sounds for the internal organs. Great for abdominal issues, stress relief, internal organ detox and emotional release. Done regularly as a preventative care can promote optimal health. Please know this doesn’t involve any abdominal massage. total 60-75 minutes.
*If this is your first visit, the initial consultation fee $70 also applies.

Te Yi Medical Qigong Treatment w/o Acupuncture*
$108  This is a Te Yi Medical Qigong healing session without acupuncture needles. Mostly no touching or some stationary touching. 25-30min
*If this is your first visit, the initial consultation fee $70 also applies, an extra 20-30minutes intake.
Read more about Te Yi Medical Qigong

Scalp Acupuncture *
$105  a most effective technique for treating stroke, MS, spinal injury, Cerebral Palsy, autism, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, Parkinson’s, Complex Regional Pain,shingles, bells palsy and other disorders. 30-50 minutes.
*If this is your first visit, the initial consultation fee $70 also applies.

Herbal Prescription (office visit without acupuncture)*
$60 Office visit for herbal consultation and prescription or refill only. No acupuncture is given. 15- 25 minutes. If you are having an acupuncture session, herbal prescription service is included with the acu treatment. Herbs are not included in this fee.
*If this is your first visit, the initial consultation fee $70 also applies.  Consultation fee doesn’t include any herbs.

Private Taichi/Qigong Exercise Therapy
 $150 per hour Limited availability. Our private class by Dr. Liping is on Swimming Dragon Taichi, Qin Quan and basic Qigong exercise for healing, fitness or health maintenance. We can tailor some exercises for your physical conditions. For formal and systematic study of Heavenly Essence Qigong, please join our Qigong Formal Study Program or Qigong Certificate Program in a group setting.

Phone Consultation/Distant Healing  
$120 per 45min      Topics can be on your physical and spiritual wellbeing through TCM, Taichi and Qigong. Please email to schedule a phone consultation time.

House call for acupuncture treatment might be available within San Francisco close to clinic area or Inner Richmond area and is offered at a rate of $250/visit for acupuncture. If you are a new patient, the one-time initial consultation fee also applies.

Te Yi Medical Qigong provided by Qi Dragon students:

Te Yi Medical Qigong Treatment by Phyllis Whitney (sliding scale)
Sliding scale $50-$100 (no one is turned away for lack of fund); Treatment lasts about 30-45min long.
Our Te Yi Clinic is run by our Te Yi Medical Qigong practitioners who are very gifted in Qi healing. Our talented healer Phyllis Whitney, a Qi Dragon Te Yi Certified Practitioner, offers Te Yi treatments on Thursdays.  To schedule an appointment with Phyllis, please call her at  415-676-0096 or email her at phyllis.whitney@mac.com

Hand with NeedlesTe Yi Medical Qigong Treatment by Root Tian Gen Christopher Lincoln
by donation
Root aka Tian Gen is a Di Zi of the Heavenly Essence Qigong lineage. He is a student of the Heavenly Essence Qigong Level 2 Certificate Program and a student of Life.

Email: Tiangenroot@gmail.com
Phone: 650-455-9680

Read more about  Te Yi Clinic Info!

 

    Qi Dragon Practitioner

liping profile1Dr. Liping Zhu, DAOM, LAc., Qigong Master and founder of Qi Dragon Healing Center, is a disciple and authorized instructor in both the Heavenly Essence Qigong System and the Daoist Taiyi Swimming Dragon Sect family lineage. She had 10 years residential training in the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition at the San Francisco Zen Center and became a Shuso in 2010. She has studied and trained extensively in Qigong, Taichi, Zen and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has been practicing acupuncture, herbal medicine and Te Yi Medical Qigong in San Francisco for more than 14 years and has taught Qigong and Taichi to the general public for more than 20 years.
Dr. Liping is a Professor of Qigong at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a faculty teaching Chinese Herbs and Nutrition and Qigong at San Francisco State University. As a native of China who is fluent in English and deeply immersed in both cultures, Master Liping makes Qigong, this ancient Chinese healing art and spiritual path, very accessible to the Western world.

Qi Dragon Team

(please note that our teammates provide services independently from Qi Dragon but share our clinic space. Please contact them directly for their services using the provided contact info below.)
Charity Burgess L.Ac. DACM doctorate candidate 2018
Phone:757-416-8184 Email: charityburgess@gmail.com

Charity, with sweet and calming presence, is a powerful healer in nature and embodies this ancient medicine with her Qi cultivation and compassionate heart. Charity is a Te Yi Medical Qigong certified practitioner by Qi Dragon and a graduate of Level 3 Qigong Program.
Charity has been following Dr. Zhu for more than 6 years in her clinic and has direct transmission of her knowledge and wisdom. Charity has been covering Dr. Zhu’s shifts when Dr. Zhu is away and she has her own Silk Tree Healing Center practice at Qi Dragon clinic. Charity studied in China intensively for 3 months after her completion of her M.S. study at ACTCM and she is now completing her doctoral study of Chinese Medicine.

 

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Phyllis Whitney, TYCP
a Te Yi Medical Qigong Certified Practitioner
Phone:
415-676-0096 Email: phylliswhitney@mac.com

Phyllis, a loving mother, grandmother who has the natural nurturing heart and healing gift. She has completed Qi Dragon Certificate Program of Level 1-3 as well as the Te Yi Medical Qigong Certification Course.
Come to experience her power of energy healing through love and light!

 

Root Christopher Lincoln, TYSP
a Te Yi Medical Qigong Student Practitioner
Phone:
650-455-9680 Email: Tiangenroot@gmail.com

Root aka Tian Gen is a Di Zi of the Heavenly Essence Qigong lineage. He is a student of the Heavenly Essence Qigong Level 2 Certificate Program and a student of Life. He is gifted and very much in touch with the divine through his music and his healing heart. You don’t want to miss the opportunity of having a session with Root.

 

Lucinda Toy L.Ac.
Phone: 415 890 5759  Email: lucindatoy.lac@gmail.com

Catherine Fox, CMT
Phone:  415-886-7147  Email: catfoxy@yahoo.com

Catherine, a competitive National Class Swimmer with two Olympic Gold Medals in the 1996 Olympic Games, had a decade training in Chinese Hand-balancing and aerial rope contortion as well as ballet, modern dance, and Kung Fu. She started her practice of massage and other body therapies to heal her own injuries and continue to learn more about kinesthetic awareness and proprioception as a body worker. Currently she is pursuing a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture and herbs.

 

Shelby Leigh, MAT, Masters in Education

Brain Integration and BioScan Holistic Practitioner
Phone: 312-342-3077    Emailwellnessbyshelby@gmail.com
Shelby is a powerful spiritual healer and assists clients to heal from within with these techniques. Shelby helps treat; ADD/ADHD, anxiety, auto-immune disorders, emotional stress disorders, environmental & food allergies, Lyme disease, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and much more. Her clients receive remarkable results from her healing sessions. Please check out her website! She looks forward to working with you!

Qi Dragon Referrals

  Rolfing with Philip Brown
Phone: 415-750-1885  Email: rolferphilip@gmail.com

Rolfing is excellent for treating pain, tightness and tension in the body and for learning how to have better body posture and structure alignment.

Philip Brown, certified roller and a long time meditator and Qigong Taichi practitioner offers you his intuitive touch and informative points on posture. Philip has great patience and compassion in dealing with people in pain and is very knowledgeable about body structure.

His service is done at the location of 5954 California St (@ 22nd Ave), San Francisco, CA 94121. Mondays – Fridays and some Saturdays.

 

 

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