Foundation Certificate in Qigong - Part Six

7:00pm 08 November 2019 - 4:30pm 10 November 2019

Cost: £63.00

Venue: Samye Ling

To book this course please select it in the Extras offered after you have chosen your accommodation on the booking form. Please click here to book.

This is the 5th intake of participants wishing to embark on the Foundation Certificate in Qigong the syllabus of which, has been structured by Bob Lowey Founder and Principal Tutor of the 7 Stars School of Taijiquan established 1985, and Director of Qigongtauk founded in 2010.

The course contains Qigong topics inclusive of theory and practice taught in order to meet required criteria to provide the participant with the necessary knowledge and skills to teach the subject matter competently.

Over six sessions (three residential weekends in Samye Ling per year),  the training of subjects necessary for Qigong competency will be contained in a programme ensuring that no lessons will be shorter than 45 minutes duration through out the 100 contact hours of the course.

Further information will be disseminated on line via the QigongTauk (Qigong Teachers Association UK) web site where you shall also be provided with five online tests between the six sessions.

A syllabus for each session will be provided and will contain the nature of each subject and a lesson plan for each subject that will be taught and demonstrated by the Teacher. Certain lessons will contain practical work that may involve learning with another participant on the Course.

The Course Teachers will honour anyone that does not wish to work with another participant.

The syllabus is balanced between theoretical and practical instruction with time allocated for revision of study and examination.

Examination of candidates will be at the end of the 3rd session and final examination on the 6th session in which the candidate will demonstrate their competence and proficiency in theoretical and practical Qigong. 

Please remember to bring with you:
Pens, pencils, writing pads, and loose fitting warm clothing.

This course will begin at 7pm on Friday and end at 4.30pm on the Sunday.

Course dates for 2018 are:

  • 23rd - 25th     March
  • 27th - 29th        July 
  • 2nd - 4th        November 

and in 2019

Session 4 -  22nd - 24th March 2019

Session 5 -  28th - 30th June 2019

Session 6 -  8th - 10th Nov 2019

There is much information on the subject of Qigong available in booksellers and on the Internet. Below is a recommended list of study books and support information.

Recommended pre - course study list:

The Illustrated Atlas of the Human Body, Beverly McMillan, Weldon Owen Books, ISBN 978-1-74089-648-1
The Way of Qigong - The Art & Science of Chinese Energy Healing, Kenneth S Cohen, Ballantine Wellspring Books, ISBN 0-345-42109-4
The Healing Promise of Qi, Roger Jahnke, Contemporary Books, ISBN 0-8092-9528-8
Chinese Medicine, The Web that has no Weaver, Ted J. Kaptchuk, Rider Books, ISBN 0-09-153230-2
Characters of Wisdom, Debra Kaatz, The Petite Bergerie Press ISBN 0-9549166-1-1

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The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche