Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program


We are excited to announce our  2018 Qigong Certificate Program in a retreat setting for immersion experience is here! Join us for a most healing and intensive learning experience in nature!

Qi Dragon Qigong Certificate Program is a rare comprehensive Qigong training program.  Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program & Level 2 Qigong Certificate Program are the prerequisites for the Te Yi Medical Qigong Certification Program and Qigong Instructor Certification ProgramLevel 1 Qigong Certificate Program has two modules of 9-day 8-nights retreat training. Level 2 Qigong Certificate Program has two modules of 10-day 9-nights retreat training. Module 1 is the instructional Formal Study Program Retreat that focuses on transmitting the original teachings of Heavenly Essence Qigong system Level 1 or 2. Module 2 is the Certificate Study Retreat that broadens the general Qigong knowledge and deepens the HEQ practices from Module 1 with the daily intensive practices and some supplementary study topics. Students may choose to follow Formal Study Program track and take Module 1 retreat only (see Level 1 Formal Study Program for details and application form.) or follow Qigong Certificate Program track for the most complete and comprehensive training.

Qi Dragon Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program 2018

Module 1: Level 1 Formal Study Retreat  April 21-29, 2018
Module 2: Level 1 Cerificate Study Retreat September 29-Oct 7, 2018
2018 Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program Application
(Total 69 CEUs for L.Ac. and RN upon approval)

Prerequisite: Qigong Formal Study Program – Life Preservation Qigong (click to see course details. The upcoming scheduled events to complete the prerequisite: Jan 3, 2017 8-week Wednesday Evening Webinar or Jan 27-28, 2018 Life Preservation Qigong weekend workshop)

Level 1 Certificate Program Module 1:
Level 1 Formal Study Retreat (9 days)
(This module overlaps with Level 1 Formal Study Program and is open to Formal Study Program track students. Priority and package price is given when students enroll in both Module 1&2 as Level 1 Certificate Program students at one time.)

Contents: Heavenly Essence Qigong Level 1 Formal Study – Instructional Courses (Total 22 Practices)
Level 1 Part II: Accelerated Microcosmic Orbit Qigong Method (instructional course)
Level 1 Part III: Te Yi Medical Qigong (instructional course)
Qigong Intensive Day for Level 1 Part I, Part II & Part III

Location: Sonoma Mountain Zen Center. 6367 Sonoma Mountain Road, Santa Rosa, CA95404

Level 1 Certificate Program Module 2: Level 1 Cerficate Study Retreat (9 days)
Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 Formal Study Program
Dates: September 29 – October 7, 2018
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center. 6367 Sonoma Mountain Road, Santa Rosa, CA95404
Contents: Intensive practice of Heavenly Essence Qigong Level 1 and supplementary study of Qigong in general (The Level 1 Certificate Study broadens, enriches and deepens the Level 1 Formal Study Program)

Level 1 Supplementary Study Topics:
Supplementary Qigong Theories:

  1. Yin Yang Theory
  2. Five Element Theory
  3. Jing, Qi and Shen Theory
  4. Chakra System and Central Meridian
  5. Qigong Breathing Methods/ Anatomy of Breathing
  6. Jing & Sex and Preventing Leakage
  7. Five Reference Points for Measuring Your Progress
  8. Grandmaster Zhang’s Q&A
  9. Midnight-Noon Law
  10. Te Yi Medical Qigong practicum and case studies

Supplementary Qigong Practice Methods:

  1. Qigong Formal Study Instructional Course: Bi Gu Level 1 (Qigong Fasting)
  2. Swimming Dragon Walking Gong
  3. Qi Dragon Abdominal Self Healing Massage Routine 1
  4. True Qi Circulation Method

This program includes post-Module 1 additional May, June, July, August and September total 5 monthly 2-hour webinar for Q&A and group check in/practice. Dates will be decided at the Module 1 retreat.

This program is limited to 18 students. Program will be cancelled if there is less than 10 participants by the deadline. Please sign up as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Please email us at office@qidragon.com if you have other questions.

Level 1 Certificate Program Full Cost: $4600*   (Tuition and Lodging Fee for both retreats and the first retreat 5 monthly follow up webinars. This price only applies to the retreat venue of SMZC. Lodging fee changes if different venue is used.)
Payment Method:
Pay by Check or cash; Pay by credit card with an online invoice (additional 3% cc fee applies)

Payment Option 1: _______$ 4400 One-payment Plan by December 30, 2017 that includes $900 non-refundable deposit & a $200 discount
Payment Option 2: Non-refundable Deposit: _____ $900 before December 30, 2017   (______   $950 after Dec 30, 2017) & Full Payment Plan: _____ $3700 (due by Feb 1, 2018, Late fee $50 applies after Feb 1, 2018)
Payment Option 3: Non-refundable Deposit: _____ $900 by December 30, 2017   (______   $950 after December 30, 2017) & Installment Payment Plan: ____$975 by Feb 1, ____$975 by April 1, ___$975 by June 1, ____$975 September 1, 2018 (additional fee $50 per quarterly installment payment is included)
Late fee $50 applies to all payment past due date.

*If you have taken the Formal Study instructional courses of Level 1 Part II, III before this retreat program, you are eligible to receive a single $100 credit for each of the two instructional courses that you are repeating for the retreat as a retaker.
If you are signing up for the Module 1 only or sign up Module 2 separately later on, the single retreat fee as Module 1 applies for each module. If you sign up for the full program and Module 2 ends up cancelled, we will charge you single retreat Module 1 fee only.

Registration: Send your 2018 Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program Application with full cost or a non-refundable deposit of $900 by December 30, 2017; $950 after December 30, 2017. You may sign up for this program now with a pending prerequisite course registered.
Deadline for late registration: February 1, 2018.
Mail your check payment with a completed 2018 Level 1 Certificate Program Application Form to:
Qi Dragon Healing Center
275 20th Ave
San Francisco
Paypal/Credit Card Registration:If you want to pay your deposit and other applicable fees with your credit card (3% credit card fee applies), please check that option on your application form and use the Paypal button below with the applicable items in the drop down menu.  Please email or mail us a completed 2018 Level 1 Qigong Certificate Program Application.

Level 1 Certificate Program Credit Card Payment Option

Lodging: Sonoma Zen Center facility has shared rooms with double occupancy or shared yurt as well as a beautiful Japanese style bathhouse. There are 3-4 tenting spots available if you prefer to camp and you can pick your own spot  (camping option has the same fee). Rooms will be generally assigned to male and female quarters by Qi Dragon in the order that your application is received with the roommate consideration. Sign up now to reserve your spot! After February 1, 2018, all available spots will be open to Certificate Program alumni for registration as a retaker . Please contact our office for Level 1 Certificate Retaker Application Form if you are interested in retaking this retreat. For retakers, you are not required to do any homework or tests but are required to follow the training schedule.

Retreat Daily Schedule
 (subject to modification)

5:30am Getting Up (Silent)
6:00 – 7:00 am Meditation (Silent)
7:00am Breakfast (Silent)
8:30 – 9:30am Qigong Exercises
10:00am-12noon Morning Qigong
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:00pm Sleeping Qigong or Sitting Meditation
2:30pm-4:30pm Afternoon Qigong
4:30pm – 6:00pm Free Activity
6pm Dinner
7:45-8:45pm Evening Meditation
9:30pm Lights Out

Syllabus of Certificate Program Module 1: Level 1 Formal Study Retreat

Day 1: Arrival at 1pm,  First Session at 3pm
Day 2: Qigong Intensive Practice Day for Level 1 Part I Life Preservation Qigong
Day 4: Formal Study of Level 1 Part II Microcosmic Orbit Qigong (instructional course)*
Day 5:  Qigong Intensive Practice Day for Level 1 Part II Microcosmic Orbit*
Day 6&7:  Formal Study of Level 1 Part III Te Yi Medical Qigong (instructional course)*
Day 8 : Qigong Intensive Day for Level 1 Part III with Q&A*
Day 9: Departure after lunch at 1pm

Syllabus of Level 1 Certificate Program Module 2: Level 1 Certificate Study Retreat

Day 1: Arrival at 1pm,  First Session at 3pm
Day 2: Qigong Intensive Day for Level 1 & Study Topic:Yin & Yang Theory
Day 3: Practice & Study Topic: & Five Element Theory
Day 4: Practice & Study Topic: Jing Qi Shen Theory
Day 5&6: Formal Study Program – Bi Gu (Qigong Fasting) Level 1 (instructional course)*
Qigong Silent Practice Day with 1-day Bi Gu*
Day 7: Practice & Study Topic: Chakra System & Level 1 Comprehensive Test
Day 8: Practice & Test Review
Day 9: Level 1 Graduation & Departure after lunch at 1pm

*Formal Study Instructional Course is open to Formal Study students 9am-5pm only if space is available.

Our schedule and contents are subject to change.

Payment and Refund Policy :

  • Late Payment Policy: A late fee of $50 will be charged if payments are not received by the due date. A fee of $30 will be charged for any returned checks in addition to the $50 late fee. Any payment that is more than one month late will be charged an additional $50 for every additional 30 days. More than two delinquent payments will result in dismissal from the program. If you have made a special payment arrangement, the installment payment plan and the late payment policy applies if you are not keeping to your agreed payment schedule.
  • Refund Policy: By being accepted to this program, the student has committed to the full program. There is no refund or credit for missed classes or partial participation. The deposit fee is not refundable for any reason once you are accepted into the program but will be refunded in full if the program is cancelled or if your application is not accepted. If you need to withdraw from the Program for any reason 60 days prior to the retreat, your paid tuition amount minus the deposit is refundable as well as your lodging fee. If you withdraw from the program for any reason within 60 days but more than 45 days of the retreat, your deposit and your lodging fee are not refundable but the remaining paid tuition fee can be refunded. If withdrawal is made within 45 days of the retreat there will be no refund or credit for the lodging fee and deposit, but the remaining tuition fee can be used as a credit towards a future Qi Dragon facilitated event. In all cases, a written notice of withdrawal needs to be submitted and if, after withdrawing from the program, you wish to attend any future Certificate Programs, you will have to reapply and register for the entire program as a new applicant.
  • Credit Card Charges: Check or cash payment is preferred for your payment though credit card payment is an option. If you prefer to pay with your credit card, an additional 3% credit card fee applies.
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