With Qigong Master, Teacher & Healer
Mingtong Gu
 
A 7-Module On-Demand Video Training
 
 

Discover How to Harness Your Life Force Energy Through Qigong to Boost Your Vitality, Rejuvenate Your Spirit, Strengthen Your Immune System, and Even Slow Aging

 
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Have you imagined moving through life with ease and grace, as if life were a joyous dance and the music never stopped?

At the end of each day, would you like to be able to say, “My heart is full and I am happy and energized?”

The bridge that can carry you from that dream to the reality of living with a full and happy heart was built thousands of years ago in China...

Qigong masters of millennia past were the original scientists of the subtle body working with the circulation of Qi (life force energy) through coordinated flowing movement and deep rhythmic breathing for increased health, happiness, awareness, serenity, longevity and more.

Over centuries, they developed and refined methods that shifted stagnant or blocked energy patterns in the body. When we experience trauma or even everyday stressors, we can accumulate dense, blocked energy that can persist for decades and compromise our mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing.

The specific Qigong practices they perfected can shift these blocks, “recharge” areas depleted of Qi, and activate your body’s self-healing powers.

The result? A greater flow of energy throughout your system, which in turn increases immune function and supports overall good health.

Just a few minutes a day of focused practice can produce dramatic improvements in your happiness, wellbeing and stress levels. You may even see significant progress in healing longstanding health issues.

Yes, Qigong is that powerful... and the Western medical establishment has taken notice.

There’s now a growing body of scientific data supporting the wisdom of this ancient practice and the quantifiable results it delivers.

In Qigong for a Happy Heart, you will be given essential daily practices from Wisdom Healing Qigong the specific lineage taught in this program which will help you take better energetic care of your body and establish a new baseline of health and happiness for a long and vibrant life.

You’ll learn about the role of Qi energy and how to connect heart, mind and body to cultivate abundant Qi flow for your health, healing and daily life. When your heart is joyful, your energy is flowing freely, helping you feel more creative, resilient, positive and engaged.

You’ll receive specific teachings and daily practices designed to help you awaken your happy heart, celebrate the goodness inherent within you, and discover your true capacity to skillfully manage your health, happiness and stress levels.

And if you’re already experiencing the benefits of Qigong, you’ll discover new techniques as well as opportunities to refine your current practice. A happy heart is defined not only emotionally but also through its role in shaping the body, mind and spirit. The teachings of Wisdom Healing Qigong remind us that when your heart is happy, you can dance through life with a greater sense of peace and fulfillment.

The Importance of an Authentic Teacher

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During Qigong for a Happy Heart, you’ll have the special privilege of studying with Master Mingtong Gu, one of the world’s pre-eminent teachers of Qigong for more than 20 years.

Master Gu is renowned for his teachings and healings with people of all ages, including many living with trauma, illness and aging challenges.

Through The Chi Center, the organization Master Gu built in the West, he has trained thousands of students and teachers to work with Qi in ways that produce tangible, real-world results.

Over seven modules, you’ll take a journey with Master Gu into Wisdom Healing Qigong fundamental teachings, gentle movements, ancient healing sounds, and meditations.

You’ll benefit not only from his verbal teachings but also from video-recorded exercises that demonstrate the proper movements, sounds and ways to direct the flow of energy.

You’ll discover how to circulate Qi to weaker parts of your body and deepen your understanding of the energetic connections between your body, emotions and spirit.

You’ll also work with the principle of “integrative oneness,” which allows you to truly experience your consciousness, heart, body and mind as a united whole.

These principles of energetic healing can help you address and heal any underlying issues that can result in imbalance, disharmony and disease.

Through video, Master Gu will illuminate the philosophical and practical components of working with Qi and give you simple practices and positions that allow you to connect with the energy that supports and nourishes your heart, body, mind and spirit. (Video connection will be easy to use, but you can also participate via audio if you prefer or if it is necessary.)

Your Unfolding Qigong Journey

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In the first class, you’ll be given a video in which Master Gu demonstrates how to begin to awaken your happy heart. Each subsequent class you’ll progress, with Master Gu’s guidance, through Qigong’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

Through video, audio and text teachings and tools, you’ll have everything you need to start and develop a personal daily practice to cultivate a happy heart and a deep sense of inner joy. Your personal practice is further supported by video/audio practice sessions and materials available 24/7 at the class portal.

Your daily Qigong practice can also help release stress, strengthen body resilience and posture, increase mental clarity, and awaken awareness of self and others.

No prior experience with Qigong or energy practices is needed to participate in this course. Wisdom Healing Qigong is suitable for all ages and abilities and can be done sitting, standing or lying down. It is also highly compatible with other energy practices such as yoga, tai chi, acupuncture and meditative practices. Comfortable clothes are recommended, but special exercise clothes or mats are not needed.

Who Is This Course For?

 

This course is ideal for those who would like to move their lives into joy and health while releasing stress and exhaustion, low energy and worry, and blocked creativity and overwhelm. In short, if you...

  • Are open to adding more energy, creativity and vitality to your daily life;
  • Would like to release old habits and patterns that compromise health, joy and a sense of community;
  • Have difficulty falling asleep or are chronically tired?
  • Are inspired to contribute to self and the world, but find your energy is low or unfocused;
  • Want to adopt a heart-centered approach to resolving challenges at work, at home and in your relationships;
  • Do yoga or meditation and would like to experience the teachings of Qigong movement and meditation;
  • Wish to support happier relationships in your home and work life;
  • Are tired of feeling drained emotionally or physically and want to feel more resilient in body, mind and heart;
  • Feel anxious about an injury or chronic or acute illness that would benefit from more energy for healing;
  • Want to begin doing a daily practice that cultivates joy, serenity and hope;
  • Would like to discover how to transform stress and worry into healing emotions;
  • Want to improve your posture and flexibility of your back and body;
  • Feel depressed and worried, and would like to experience more happiness;
  • Would like to meet a community of like-minded people who are striving to better themselves and the world;
  • Are open to discovering how to rekindle and express compassion for all beings;
  • Would like to know how to boost your immune system and reduce; stress
  • Are a parent, caretaker or helping professional such as an acupuncturist, nurse or therapist and would welcome new tools for bringing more balance and resilience into your care for others.
 
 

Join us for a healing and illuminating journey with one of the world’s most esteemed Qigong masters and receive practices you can use and enjoy for a lifetime!

 

What You’ll Discover in These 7 Modules

During the 7-part program, Master Mingtong Gu will joyfully guide you through the role of Qi energy and how to connect heart, mind and body to cultivate abundant Qi flow for your health, healing and daily life. Master Gu has selected Wisdom Healing Qigong teachings focused on cultivating a happy heart, and will guide you in the steps to explore this powerful Qigong lineage and to create your own Qigong practice for energy abundance.

Each class session will build harmoniously upon the next and will include a video presentation by Mingtong Gu featuring the teachings, demonstrations, and/or guided movements, meditations and visualizations for that class. You can practice along with Master Gu as he demonstrates these practices and return to the recorded version when the class is over to maintain your practice.

Practice Component: The deep benefits of Qigong come from practicing the sounds, movements and meditations yourself, so you can feel and experience their transformative effects. Each session will help you to develop a practice of your own.

Qigong for a Happy Heart is appropriate for all ages and abilities and does not require special clothing or exercise equipment.

 

Module 1: Why Is the Happy Heart in Qigong Essential to Joy & Health?

 
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What is your true potential for happiness? In this first module, we’ll explore how to connect with our feelings and how to release the energy blockages that are disrupting our chances for joy and wellness. We’ll introduce the “inner smile” practice to begin our journey into awakening a happy heart and to intentionally release old patterns in how we respond to stress, illness, pain, irritation and disappointment. We’ll explore the steps in Wisdom Healing Qigong to heal the whole self: mind, body, heart and spirit.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The definition of energy, a.k.a. qi or chi
  • How you can cultivate more joy in life through Wisdom Healing Qigong
  • Why Qigong happiness is defined by the wellbeing of mind, body, heart and spirit
  • How to start a meaningful Qigong practice to elevate mood and set a positive tone for the day
  • How a happy heart can change how we heal chronic illness or injury

Guided Practice:

  • Inner Smile meditation to open the capacity of your heart to healing and joy
 

Module 2: Cultivating the Happy Heart in the Physical Body

 
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We’ll explore the Qigong perspective on the role of energy in our physical body with regard to awakening a happy heart. We’ll see what happens within our body and brain when we feel negative emotions, and how this contraction opens us to illness, injury and premature aging. We’ll establish how Qigong helps us reconnect our mind-body, release tension, and bring joy into our movements as we progressively build flexibility, strength, posture and grace.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • How you can experience the flow of chi in your physical body to deepen your Qigong practice
  • The role of postural wellbeing in daily life
  • What happens in the body and brain from stress and worry
  • Why open, flowing energy within the spine, muscles and organs is so important
  • How to start a personal practice of Qigong movement, sound and meditation
  • The movement, sound and meditation components you need to begin a home Happy Heart practice

Guided Practice:

  • Qigong to release tension and activate energy flow to your organs and body
 

Module 3: Inviting Joy in Our Mind’s Thoughts & Intentions

 
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We’ll explore the role of the mind and consciousness as we engage in our Qigong practice. As we cultivate mindfulness and let go of old habits, we can change how we react to stress and challenges. We’ll examine the role of visualization in awakening an attentive mind, revealing new possibilities of joyful thoughts, self-reflection and commitment.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The role of energy in mental focus and consciousness
  • The role of the mind’s intention in deepening your Qigong practice
  • How to discover your hidden potential for creativity and mental focus
  • The role of visualization in unlocking hidden resources within
  • How to focus a distracted mind

Guided Practices:

  • Qigong movement to open your shoulders and chest to release tension
  • Visualization exercise to expand creativity
 

Module 4: Accepting Our Open Heart

 
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Healing the emotional self is deeply essential to opening the heart, so we’re devoting two modules to the topic. How many emotions that bring us stress or pain do we continually get seduced by and re-invite into our heart? When we are feeling challenged by worries, the heart energetically contracts. We’ll delve into experiencing Qigong movement and sound on an emotional level to allow the opening, accepting and healing of our emotions on the conscious and unconscious levels.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The three A’s: Acceptance, Activation and Appreciation
  • The power of your emotional self in finding joy and commitment in your Qigong practice
  • How to respond to stress in a healthy and positive way
  • The benefit of transforming anger into joy
  • Ancient healing sounds for releasing energy blockages

Guided Practice:

  • Healing sounds for your heart to activate love and joy
 

Module 5: Transforming Stress to Awaken Emotional Wellbeing

 
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We’ll delve further into the teachings that open our heart’s capacity to respond to stress, grief and disappointment in new, healthier ways. Through our Qigong practice we can learn how to heal from the stories of our life, so that our heart is open and resilient again. Because everything in life is connected, we can’t simply throw a feeling of stress and anxiety away. Instead we’ll transform it through healing Qigong sounds so it doesn’t negatively affect our body or mind, or dampen our ability to feel joy.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The role of stories in your past challenges and illnesses, and how to let them go
  • How to transform the emotional energy of stress and worry into compassion
  • How your reaction to stress can limit your ability to feel joy
  • How to expand your potential for happiness
  • How to recognize negative emotions and how to create healthier patterns
  • How to release attachments to disappointment and grief

Guided Practice:

  • Healing sounds for your lung system to transform grief into compassion, sympathy and deep knowing
 

Module 6: Connecting With the Compassion of Our Spiritual Self

 
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We’ll explore the deep value of fostering a happy heart on a spiritual level. Within each of us is a deep wisdom and connection with all of life that we can learn to cultivate, allowing us to contribute healing joy to ourselves and to all beings. Through these teachings we awaken our awareness of chi, especially in times of stress and challenge. We’ll also engage in visualization teachings that help us illuminate our smiling heart and share it with the world.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • How to invite spiritual awareness to deepen and sustain your Qigong practice
  • How to access the abundant energy of the chi field through depression and illness
  • The “Yes, and...” teaching
  • How to access the wisdom of the universe
  • How to amplify your inner smile to heal our world
  • How to deepen your relationship to your community and our world
  • How to include the chi field meditation in your daily practice

Guided Practices:

  • Chi field meditation to open and connect with the energy of life
  • Qigong to release blockages in arms and shoulders, and connect with universal energy
 

Module 7: Wisdom Tools for Integrating Happiness in Mind, Body, Heart & Spirit

 
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We’ll explore how to focus the daily Qigong practice on wholeness gathering together into each movement and sound the benefits of body, mind, heart and spirit. These teachings will help us integrate our lessons of body, mind, heart and spirit for deeper benefits. We’ll explore how energy resides in any given moment, so that we can tap into it when we feel depleted.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The essential teachings of how to integrate a Qigong practice in body, mind, heart and spirit
  • How to transform your stories to cultivate true happiness for daily living
  • Next steps for deepening your practice and for nourishing a happy heart
  • The role of community and caring for others

Guided Practice:

  • Guidance in fully integrating the Happy Heart practice of body, heart, mind, spirit for deeper and continuing practice
 
 
 

The Qigong for a Happy Heart Bonus Collection

In addition to Master Gu’s transformative 7-part virtual course, you’ll receive these powerful training sessions to complement what you learn and take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

 

The Happy Heart Through Qigong
Ebook by Master Mingtong Gu (Valued at $35.00)

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This ebook is designed specifically for people who enjoy books with illustrations for learning. Created as a helpful reference, this ebook includes step-by-step practice instructions and illustrations for many of the movements and sounds taught in the course and for doing your personal Qigong practice. The Wisdom Healing Qigong teachings presented in this book focus on awakening emotional wellbeing and releasing stress held in the muscles and body, while building balance and alignment. When you combine this book withThe Happy Heart Home Practice video and the other course materials, you will have a powerful set of learning tools to support a lifetime discovery of bringing joy and healing to yourself and to the world.

 
 

The Happy Heart Home Practice
Video From Master Mingtong Gu

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Enjoy awakening your happy heart by doing these practices that are recommended by Master Gu! Students can simply do a home practice by watching this video, following along with Master Gu as he demonstrates the Wisdom Healing Qigong movement, healing sound and meditation. Created as a companion to the course teachings, this guided practice makes it much easier to relax the mind and release the stress instead of remembering what to do next. These teachings are beneficial for a lifetime of wellbeing. Use this video together with the ebook, The Happy Heart Through Qigong, and 100 Day Gong Chart to track practice progress.

 
 

Practice Guidelines & 100 Day Gong Chart
PDF From Master Mingtong Gu

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Practice is the key in Qigong! This Gong Chart makes it simple to record every Wisdom Healing Qigong practice, and it includes tips to stay focused. Master Gu invites students to start practicing one day at a time to allow the mind-body-heart-spirit to connect on new levels during the course. What is a Gong? “Gong” means “practice of.” The goal for this course is to aim towards 50 days of practice (7 weeks), and then 100 days to realize wellness benefits. When the first 50 Day Gong is completed, you can receive a bonus teaching directly from Mingtong via The Chi Center. (The Gong Chart includes information about how to contact The Chi Center.)

Master Gu helps make Qigong practice easier to start and to maintain with this Guide. We all have resistance to changing our routines, even when they aren’t serving us. Through Qigong we learn we can change these patterns in mind and body through dedicated practice. This primer offers practice tips from Master Gu and from his conversations with students to help students take those steps to find time and focus for practice. The ancient masters recommended 100 days of dedicated Qigong practice for the student to realize new patterns for health and healing. In modern times, neuroscientists now confirm that the brain can create new neural pathways, but it takes a dedicated routine.

 
 
 
 

What Graduates of Master Gu’s Courses at The Shift Network Are Saying...

I found this course to be such a joyful and deeply peaceful experience. My body is happy with me now. Master Mingtong Gu shares "Haola" and presence that reaches through cyberspace right into my heart. I was also delighted with the reminders, explanations, class materials and support that The Shift Network provided. It was truly the best online experience I have ever had. Blessings and blissings...
Reverend Pomaika’i, Holualoa, Hawaii

Mingtong makes me smile inside and out. He has "touched" me spiritually, energetically and physically. Following his beautiful, gentle practices have become part of my daily morning habit and I love it! Thank you for sharing your journey and developing a path for me to explore a healthier and happier life!
Kathleen, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

The sound healing exercises have become an important start to my day. I love the experience of contacting my organs and body in the morning this way. It’s almost like the safety checks a pilot makes prior to a flight. There is so much wisdom. I listen to replays and gain more and more understanding of information that is provided. Mingtong has a captivating way of teaching.
Yvonne Praschma, Newfield, New York

This was my second course with Mingtong Gu, and it was as always, amazing. Just being in the Qi and Mingtong Gu’s presence fills one with pure joy, and it doesn’t matter that the class is online, it feels as if it’s in person. I looked forward to every Tuesday evening and wouldn’t miss it for the world. I have always felt open, energized and elevated after each class. I absolutely loved it. I hope more and more people study Qigong... I feel we need it more than ever.
Anonymous

In these profoundly unsettling times, Mingtong’s teachings of Wisdom Healing Qigong moved deeply into my system on all levels, helping to create more presence and consequently more balance. His generous and clear discussions (interspersed with sweet humor) of the principles underlying the different aspects of the work enhance the experience of the practices and help strengthen my commitment to the inescapable necessity and beauty of PRACTICING what is learned. I am grateful to him for his work and to The Shift Network’s professional presentation of the program. Thank you.
Michele Calistoga, California

Before taking the course: for the period of 1.5 years I’ve been having shoulder pains so bad that I was ready to go for the surgery. I’m absolutely pain FREE now! I tried to do meditation several times before and never succeeded; in this course I finally learned how to do this and it helps me daily. I feel better; my outlook to existence improved so much more than I could imagine. I just went through a divorce when all my life fell into pieces, and I don’t know where I would be now if not for YOUR help. You really saved me in the most difficult situation; you helped me want to live again. Thank you!
Anonymous

As Mingtong says, Just Do It! Every day brings new mental or emotional and physical freedom that transforms old stuck patterns into a liberating, happy life. Physically I would say there has been 95% improvement in chronic conditions that I have lived with for many years, and emotionally I am feeling more at ease with life and its journey. I also realize this is just the first step in a lifelong commitment and I eagerly look forward to following this gentle and life-transforming age-old wisdom.
Manuel, Sydney, Australia

The instructor Mingtong is truly amazing and a gift. The Shift Network staff gives the best and most generous support to help you maintain the practices.
Asha Kher, New Jersey

I loved everything about this course and wish it could go on and on forever. It awakened me deeply and was also gentle and organic. Thank you.
Xie Xie

 

Here’s What You’ll Receive

 
 
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Seven 90-minute Class Sessions With Mingtong Gu

Experience a rare opportunity to learn from master teacher Mingtong Gu from the comfort of your own home. Each class session includes a video presentation from Mingtong Gu, designed to guide you to progress through Qigong teachings for a happy heart and the practice movements and meditations.

 
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Seven PDF Transcripts of Class Sessions

In addition to the high-quality videos and MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. You can then review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

 
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Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

After each lesson, you will then have the option to do related exercises, practice new tools and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate each lesson. Mingtong will also share additional guided video and/or audio demonstrations of the movements, meditations and sounds that are available for guided practice.

 

The Qigong for a Happy Heart Bonus Collection

  • The Qigong for a Happy Heart
    Ebook by Master Mingtong Gu (Valued at $35.00)
  • The Happy Heart Home Practice
    Video From Master Mingtong Gu
  • Practice Guidelines & 100 Day Gong Chart
    PDF From Master Mingtong Gu
 

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join the Qigong for a Happy Heart Virtual Training

We feel honored that Mingtong Gu has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive, online training. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a master Qigong teacher whose powerful practices and wisdom are helping us heal and awaken ourselves and our world.

Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals which would cost thousands of dollars), you’ll also be able to benefit from Master Gu’s empowering teachings and exercises from the comfort of your home at your own pace!

If you’re serious about developing a fully integrated healing practice you can use everyday to feel deeply grounded and energized both physically and spiritually, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training.

If you’re ready to take the next step in evolving yourself, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

 
 
 
 

More Praise for Mingtong Gu...

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Mingtong is full of vitality, wisdom and skill. He is a real healer, and the practices he teaches can change your life.
Jack Kornfield, PhD, Co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center and the author of several bestselling books

 

Mingtong lives what he teaches, exudes vibrancy and love, supports the empowerment and health of each person, and shares his experience and knowledge as a wisdom master.
Bruce Fabric, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist

Master Mingtong Gu has brought a level of transmission of mind-body practice that is unparalleled in my experience. Since making these teachings available to patients in my medical practice, they’ve become healthier and happier.
Brian Bouch, MD, Director of Hill Park Medical Center

Master Mingtong Gu and Wisdom Healing Qigong are the partners I have been searching for during my 40 years as a western physician. My personal experience with this powerful mind-body practice has confirmed its amazing (in some cases, miraculous) ability to heal emotional distress and physical illness, from life-threatening to life-altering.
Jerome Weiss, MD

[Mingtong] is definitely one of the rare true healers that are very hard to find. I strongly recommend for anyone to spend some time with him and experience his powerful healing energy.
Dan Vicario, MD, Founder of San Diego Cancer Center

 

About Mingtong Gu

 
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Master Mingtong Gu joyfully and skillfully translates the ancient teachings of Wisdom Healing Qigong for modern times. He founded The Chi Center to benefit others through the practice of self-care, self-healing and self-empowerment, and recently opened The Center for Wisdom Healing Qigong, a beautiful retreat center near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Master Gu shares these powerful teachings through online courses, workshops and retreats for individuals, wellness professionals, and for students seeking Qigong teacher certification. He is the author of several publications, including Wisdom Healing Qigong, Sound Healing Technologies, and Awaken Vitality, and is a respected speaker on how to heal ourselves and our planet.

He received his Master training with Grandmaster Ming Pang, the founder of Wisdom Healing Qigong in China, and has also studied with a variety of Grandmasters. Master Gu was inspired to share these teachings after curing his own chronic health conditions through his dedicated Wisdom Healing Qigong practice, and witnessing thousands of “incurable” diseases being healed at the Zhineng Center, the largest Qigong medicine-less hospital in China.

Master Gu grew up in a rural community in China, becoming the first person in his village to attend college. He then studied in the United States, receiving his master’s degrees in Math and in Fine Arts. Dedicated to teaching Wisdom Healing Qigong to international audiences, he received the Qigong Master of the Year Award at the 13th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: What is your refund policy?
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