2019 Live Medical Qigong Intensives

 

Medical Qigong For Back Pain

Please join us for this Life Changing Event!


2019 Workshop Calendar

Jan 19 & 20, 2019 | Wilmington, NC | Details & Register

Mar 9 & 10, 2019 | Raleigh-Durham, NC | Details & Register

Mar 30 & 31, 2019 | West Palm Beach, FL | Details & Register

Apr 13 & 14, 2019 | Asheville, NC | Details & Register

May 4 & 5, 2019 | Westminster, CO | Details & Register

May 18 & 19, 2019 | Washington DC – Arlington VA | Details & Register

June 15 & 16, 2019 | Costa Mesa – Orange County, CA | Details & Register

June 29 & 30, 2019 | Charlottesville, VA | Details & Register

July 13 & 14, 2019 | Wilmington, NC | Details & Register

Aug 3 & 4, 2019 | Washington DC – Arlington VA | Details & Register

Aug 17 & 18, 2019 | Asheville, NC | Details & Register

Sept 14 & 15, 2019 | Raleigh-Durham, NC | Details & Register

Oct 5 & 6, 2019 | Wilmington, NC | Details & Register

Oct 19 & 20, 2019 | Tampa, FL | Details & Register

Nov 9 & 10, 2019 | Hilton Head Island, SC | Details & Register

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Offering Live Medical Qigong Training


Acupuncturists & Massage Therapists Receive 15 CEUs!

Lay People & Professionals Welcome…

NCCAOM, CE Broker, FL & CA Acupuncture Board, FL & NC Massage Board Approved and more States


Medical Qigong For Back Pain

Medical Qigong for alleviating Low Back Pain, Mid Back Pain & Upper Back Pain!

Medical Qigong For Back Pain is a 2-day hands-on workshop with David J. Coon, Medical Qigong Master. Learn to cultivate Qi and direct this Qi for alleviating back pain. You will learn three different Medical Qigong Treatment flows to address Low Back Pain, Mid Back Pain and Upper Back & Neck Pain. You will be able to directly incorporate these teachings into your private Acupuncture or Massage Practice. These teachings can bring another dimension to your Treatments that will exponentially increase your patient’s healing results.

It is becoming more of a well-known fact that the mind, body and spirit are not separate. By bringing greater awareness combined with the power of intention to the body we create the possibility for deep healing to occur. Quantum physicists are scientifically demonstrating that everything is made up of energy and that with our minds we have the power to influence it. In this workshop you will learn vital tools and exercises for invoking profound healing of mind, body and spirit.

In this intensive, you will learn both Qigong Exercises to teach your clients/students and Medical Qigong Techniques to support the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Our students have both healed their own conditions and exponentially increased their patients’ healing results using Qigong.

  • Learn Medical Qigong Exercises
    To Teach Clients to Assist in Their Healing
  • Learn Medical Qigong Techniques To Treat Clients
  • Learn To Incorporate Medical Qigong Treatments Into Your Acupuncture or Massage Practice
  • Observe Medical Qigong Treatment Flow Demonstrations
  • Practice Giving and Receiving Medical Qigong Treatments

 

 

Qigong Awareness Intensive Certified Through:
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Approved Certifying Boards:

15 CEU Units for Acupuncturists & Massage Therapists:

  • NCCAOM – National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine – NCCAOM Provider #507
  • CA Acupuncture Board – California Acupuncture Board – CA Provider #1156
  • NCALB – North Carolina Approved for Acupuncture through NCCAOM reciprocity
  • CE Broker – Florida & Georgia Acupuncture Board
  • CE Broker – Florida Massage Board
  • Florida Board of Massage Therapy – CE Broker #50-18015
  • Florida Board of Acupuncture – CE Broker #50-18015
  • NC, SC, CA, IL, NJ, ND, Approved for Massage Therapy through NCCAOM**

*NCCAOM is the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. We here at Qigong Awareness offer 15 PDA Points approved by NCCAOM in Core Competency in the AOM-BIO Category. This is the main area for continuing education requirements, each four-year renewal period, by the NCCAOM.
**Massage Therapists! Depending on which state you reside in the NCCAOM approval actually gives many states approval for their Massage License Renewal. Check with your local state Massage Licensing Board for reciprocity with NCCAOM.


You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of our live Medical Qigong Intensive. 


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS WORKSHOP

Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Qigong Instructors, Yoga Instructors, Martial Arts Instructors, Reiki Practitioners,  other professionals and lay people are welcome to attend. No prerequisites needed.

RETAKE:  We encourage students to take this workshop more than once to achieve greater mastery. Your credit hours will be counted towards future Qigong Awareness Programs certifying students as both Qigong Instructors and Medical Qigong Practitioners.


REGISTRATION FEES

Space is limited. Sign up early to guarantee your space!

Early Bird Rate: Only $495 if pre-paid 1 month prior.

Seminar Fee: $525

Refund Policy: No Refunds. No Exceptions. One Time Only Transfer if approved.  A transfer may be allowed in the case of emergency with at least 48 hours notice, prior to live intensive, at the President’s Discretion. There is a $50 transfer fee for all approved transfers. Approved transfers must be completed within 1 year.

INSTRUCTOR

Ultimate Mind Body Medicine

David J Coon, MQM, Medical Qigong Master has over 30 years of experience as a healer and teacher. He is currently an accredited continuing education provider by the NCCAOM, NCBTMB, Texas Medical Board, CE Broker, Florida State Board for Acupuncture and Massage Therapy, and California Acupuncture Board.

He has taught and lectured around the country to both lay people and professionals about the healing power of Qigong. David’s Qigong practices are now being practiced around the world. They are simple, effective and can be practiced by anyone at any age.

David also has a vast Martial Arts background with Black Belts in Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Kenpo Karate. He has been an Instructor of Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts. He has also studied Japanese Ju Jitsu, Kung Fu, Small Circle Ju Jitsu, Aikido, Chen Style Tai Chi, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Pen Jak Silat, Kendo and more..

David’s Qigong Practices are underpinned by his Psychology degree from the University of Connecticut and three years of experience as a Professional Counselor. He also spent three years at the University of Colorado studying Molecular and Cellular Biology to better understand the inner workings of the body on a cellular and biochemical level.

David began in 2007 offering continuing education workshops to Acupuncturists through the NCCAOM, the governing body for Acupuncturists in the United States.

David’s, Qigong Videos are available on Amazon. He also has previously recorded webinars available on this website.

David is the author of Qigong For Beginners: Your Path to Greater Health & Vitality available on Amazon. David has also been featured on KGNU radio programs, in newspapers around the country, and has published articles in Magazines including “Medical Qigong and Acupuncture, A Cutting Edge Combination,” featured in Acupuncture Today.


Medical Qigong Workshop Testimonials

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“David inspired me! I am already adding Medical Qigong into my everyday life and acupuncture practice!”

This Medical Qigong Intensive with David J. Coon was very informative and lots of fun! I learned so many ways to help restore my energy and well-being, as well as my patients. The instructor was very kind and willing to teach us a great amount of information in a short period of time. David inspired me! I am already adding Medical Qigong into my everyday life and acupuncture practice!

Bridgette Barker Licensed Acupuncturist Hickory, NC | Website April 17, 2016

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It is an honor to have such a passionate and talented teacher come in at this point in my life.

I truly enjoyed attending David Coon’s Medical Qigong Intensive seminar in Westminster Colorado! I am an acupuncturist and have studied qigong before this weekend. I always felt like I had a lot of holes in my qigong training, and there were many things I did not understand. David did a wonderful job of explaining and demonstrating everything. I’ve walked away feeling like my understanding has grown a great deal.
It is an honor to have such a passionate and talented teacher come in at this point in my life. We had people from all walks of life in our class from healing professionals, to retired people, to people who work in the corporate world with no qigong experience. The exercises are simple enough for everyone. I can easily teach them to my clients, and also get a great deal out of doing them myself. I would highly recommend this seminar to anyone who is thinking about learning qigong! and also to anyone who has studied it for a long time!

Karen Moreland, Licensed Acupuncturist, Colorado Springs, CO June 8, 2018

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“David’s Medical Qigong Intensive workshop was superb!”

David’s Medical Qigong Intensive workshop was superb! He was extremely skilled at being able to communicate concepts and ideas with insight and clarity. The activities he chose were very helpful and allowed each person to grow from their current place of understanding and level of skill. I personally came away from the workshop with a much greater depth of understanding that will inform my personal and professional practice. A couple of ‘nuggets’ have already resulted from applying some of his suggestions. I heartily recommend this.

Diane Gross, DOM Licensed Acupuncturist and Author of The Art of Personal Alchemy: Transform Your Emotional Lead into Gold Greensboro, NC | Stillpoint Acupuncture April 17, 2016

Live your best life and own your greatness. Qigong is a way…..

"Sometimes in your life, you are inspired to change and become extraordinary.  At 61 years old, I received my Red Belt in Tae Kwon-Do and also became a Qigong Instructor and Medical Qigong Practioner through Qigong Awareness and David J. Coon.  My journey began in 2002, when I met David in the middle of a divorce and a gallbladder attack.  I was sick and felt helpless in changing my life.  The doctors wanted to remove my gallbladder, however with David's help I healed my gallbladder with the practices of Medical Qigong. I began taking every Qigong class and workshop that David offered.  I also began the practice of Tae Kwon-Do taught by David and tested for my Red Belt with Grand Master Kwon Jae-Hwa. It was a mental, emotional, physical training and my life changed in ways that I never thought imaginable.  Live your best life and own your greatness. Qigong is a way..... "

Linda Whildin C.M.T, C.R.M.T, MQP - Boulder, CO March 9, 2018

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“Who would this course be good for? Everyone!”

Who would this course be good for? Everyone! As an acupuncturist, I found it ideal. That said, you do not need to have ANY concept of Qi to take this course; if you simply believe your body has power, and your body has the capability to heal itself, then you’re ready to start. For beginners, this course will start you on the path of mastering your bodily functions by introducing you to Qi and providing you the daily tools and practices necessary to develop this ability. From there, it's up to you. For the seasoned one, there is still great knowledge to glean from this course. David's discussions on the endocrine system and glands, their importance and relation to the chakras, the kundalini, the overall tie to the Caduceus symbol - I could go on, but he probably wouldn't appreciate me divulging the entire course. Let's put it this way: If I equate this course to the trunk of a tree, now that the course is completed, I have at least 5 different branches or pathways to explore further that I did not have before. I greatly appreciate the tidbits of information David left along the way which opened this door. My cup is full and I will spend the next several weeks, months, years, and decades digesting its contents.

Tiffany Garofalo Licensed Acupuncturist Layton, Utah | Website April 16, 2016

My Medical Qigong Intensive course was transformational for me personally and professionally. 

"My Medical Qigong Intensive course was transformational for me personally and professionally.

 

Personally, I was able to work through a block that had me bound for decades.  It was during one of the Qigong exercises that this issue began to unravel for me.  I found myself totally present to my pain and felt a safe sacred space to let it come up and out.  When the physical exercise was over, I was supported to process this in a very masterful way.  I discovered that I was in my own jail and that I also held the key. Thank you David for helping me to heal this long-standing issue.  This healing experience was a surprise and a blessing.

 

Professionally, I received the confidence to practice the practice of Medical Qigong in groups with my patients and with the public starting right away.  David is generous with his knowledge. I appreciate his strength, his wit, his focus, his practical way of bringing his mastery out and his passion to help humanity."

 

Mary Cetan, LAc www.natureswisdomhealingcenter.com Sarasota, Florida December 1, 2017

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“Going to this seminar was exactly what I needed.”

Going to this seminar was exactly what I needed.  It gave me Medical Qi Gong knowledge that I was able to use confidently right away for myself and for my patients.  The workshop also confirmed some of the practices I was already doing which only strengthens my confidence.  I loved learning all of the Qi Gong movements and exercises because running a busy practice can easily deplete me of Qi!  Doing these exercises grounds me and gives me the boost I need very quickly, and I love teaching them to my patients.  Thank you David for a great workshop that was all in all so revitalizing!  I know my Kidney and Wei Qi were very happy too!

Angela Kung, L.Ac, Business Owner of Angela Kung Acupuncture Clinic angelakungacupuncture.com Mission Viejo, CA October 11, 2016

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“David is one of those rare teachers who has the charisma and capacity to empower his students… I walked away with a renewed commitment to Qi Gong as a powerful medicine.”

Being in David Coon's Medical Qigong class was an enlivening and fortifying experience. for me.  The practices taught were simple yet powerful. I returned to my life to find my way to the inner energy core of the exercises he shared with us. I particularly loved the integrity with which David teaches. He physically manifests a high mastery of Martial Arts and Qi Gong. He did not try to make us learn what he did but encouraged us to find our own way to our own practice.

David is one of those rare teachers who has the charisma and capacity to empower his students to encounter and channel their own power.  I walked away with a renewed commitment to Qi Gong as a powerful medicine. I renewed a connection in my own mind to practice regularly.  Before I practiced but sporadically. David's passion made it clear to me that practice every day is as important as brushing my teeth or eating every day.  A veil lifted and a strong sense of commitment rooted. It started with experiencing the power of standing posture. I understood power is revealed as you practice every day.

David guided me in his explanation to allow the inner transformation of energy to release tensions and allow heightened energy to move through my body from the earth through my brain. I am inspired by his commitment to his practice and I am running with that transmission. I am grateful and will return to study with him again. It was a joy to receive my 15 CEU's. I learned things that could assist my patients to heal and help me grow into a clearer human being.

Ruth Gould-Goodman, M.A., L.Ac. Venice, California October 11, 2016

The love and energy I felt during the two day workshop was extraordinary!

“Ever since the Hilton Head program, I've felt more calm and peaceful than in the past.  Even after hosting 4 large family gatherings these past 2 weeks! I've been SO thankful and pleasantly surprised for the peace I've felt in the midst of it all. The love and energy I felt during the two day workshop was extraordinary!”

Felecia McCarthy, QI 50 – Myrtle Beach , SC January 12, 2019

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David’s class brought me to a new level… that I have the power to transform myself and become a healing channel through this practice.

I participated in the “The Golden Dragon Medical Qi Gong Intensive with David this last weekend in Clearwater/St. Pete. It was a very transformative experience for me. David is a “True Master of Qigong” that has the desire to fully engage his students, taking a very personal interest in the development of each and every one. He is a gifted instructor with a thorough understanding of Qigong and the Martial Arts from many paths.

This weekend was very different; I have attended other Qigong seminars in the past. They left me disenchanted, overwhelmed and totally frustrated. I left these weekends without retaining anything from the class except a paper certificate stating that I had fulfilled my CEU requirements for yet another year.

David’s class brought me to a new level; “that I have the power to transform myself and become a healing channel through this practice.

I realize; to appreciate the power of Qigong; it is an art that must be practiced daily to fully achieve success. David communicated the Qigong exercises and concepts in a way that I could understand and integrate the practice into my life and work. The way he led the class through the various exercises were clear and concise. The sessions were timed, organized and well balanced between informative experiential lectures and “hands-on” practical experience, reminding me that true Qigong is more than a technique or modality, it is a gift!  David repeatedly expressed to “feel” the Qi; not just apply yet “another technique”. Techniques while very important; “without feeling the Qi you were an empty vessel; holding a needle.

He truly left me inspired, with a desire to pursue a Qigong path. This has been one of the best programs I have attended as a continuing education seminar. The class should be mandatory for every student of acupuncture and life. It is a fulfilling experience; I honestly recommend his medical intensive for everyone to attend.  I look forward to future workshops and continued practice.

 

Wes Eades, AP, FL, Dipl. Ac, BCTMB, Acupuncture Wellness LLC http://www.acuwellness4health.com Lady Lake, FL November 6, 2016

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Medical Qigong For Back Pain – Text from video at top of page

Speaker 1: … practices, I am going to teach you how to take people up energetically. And I am going to teach you how to change their mood energetically.

Speaker 1: … push exhale. And then sweeping this way. And pull.

Speaker 1: Watching your balance. Getting lost in the thought of your practice. Everything is becoming about your practice. You’re obsessed with the movements. You’re obsessed with yourself. You’re obsessed with your hand. You’re obsessed with your chi.

Speaker 1: … combination of what I did. I wouldn’t have got it if I just hovered the hand. It would have took longer. Just a little touch here, a little touch here, a little in the middle so I went that side, this side and the middle. Then I hovered, and then right away she started to want to breathe there. It’s just talking to that third chakra.

Speaker 1: So do you see how she’s breathing here? But not really breathing here, this area that you were trying to open? So then come here, light touch, one finger. Yes, then light touch this side. One finger or two. Then come light finger, right in the middle. Solar plexus. And hover your hand again. Really relaxed hand, just hover it. Real relaxed.

Speaker 1: … the beginning and Melissa was talking about the contraction she was feeling, how it was like more and more intense. People feel waves of contraction when you’re doing the energetic work. It’s making them contract, and then it’s making them expand, and it’s making contraction, then expanding. The contraction part can get pretty, you know, uncomfortable for some people and they’re like, okay. Once they get more expansion then they’re comfortable with it then they’re like, oh this works awesome. But until then the contraction can be uncomfortable.

Speaker 1: You may have a strong will and determination but in the face of what? This is the question. And so right now what’s rising, and by the way this happens for every human being on the soul journey. You have time periods of your life that are more difficult. And of course you want them to go away. You want to get rid of them. Some of you may be in the phase right now, where life is pretty good, maybe fairly smooth. Others, it’s tumultuous right now, it’s very difficult, it’s one of the hardest times you ever had in your life. And so on. So the soul goes through those experiences. You’d be wise to learn qigong in any one of those phases.

Speaker 1: Then you’re less influenced by negativity. Because you’re bigger. So, those of you that have been students of mine for a while know this. My teaching to you is the bigger wave. So when you say, how do I not take on somebody else’s negativity? Be the bigger wave. When I come to a healing session, and I deal with clients who have these problems and they’re suffering, and they have this, and they have that, and they have the other thing. How do I deal with it? Be the bigger wave.