Asheville, NC – Medical Qigong CEUs

Qigong Awareness offers Medical Qigong workshops in Asheville, NC.

June 17-18, 2017
Medical Qigong Intensive: The Ultimate Mind Body Medicine
  • Sat & Sun: 8:30am-5pm
  • Registration begins at 8am Saturday
  • Location:
    Aloft Asheville Downtown Hotel
    51 Biltmore Ave
    Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: 828-407-4306

This 15 hour hands-on course is for both lay people and professionals. Acupuncturists & Massage Therapists receive 15 CEUs!

Medical Qigong is being revered as a “Miracle Medicine”. Please join us for our newest live intensive – Medical Qigong Intensive: The Ultimate Mind Body Medicine, a 2-day hands-on workshop with David J. Coon, Medical Qigong Master. Learn to cultivate and direct Qi for yourself and to bring profound healing to your clients.

Space is limited: 30-45 participants depending on venue.


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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

David J Coon, MQM has over 30 years of experience and 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 Acupuncture in the United States.

David has also been featured on KGNU radio programs, in newspapers around the country, and has published articles in Asian Avenue Magazine and Acupuncture Today. To Learn more about “Medical Qigong and Acupuncture, A Cutting Edge Combination,” read David’s article for Acupuncture Today.


 Medical Qigong Workshop Testimonials

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“As an acupuncturist, keeping up with CEU requirements is sometimes a chore… Not so with David’s Qigong workshop! From the first moment to the last I was engaged and fascinated.”

As an acupuncturist, keeping up with CEU requirements is sometimes a chore. On more than one occasion I’ve sat through droning presentations of rehashed information, just hoping for something useful, and watching the clock. Not so with David’s Qigong workshop! From the first moment to the last I was engaged and fascinated – with a hundred ideas running through my head of how to better help my patients. I know I have to cultivate my own practice first, but I’ve known that for a long time. After this seminar I finally feel like I have a starting place and a foundation that will help me prioritize my own practice and slowly evolve into a better practitioner for my patients. Thanks David!

Anaya Palay  Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Panama City | Website April 17, 2016

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“I cannot say enough about this class- TAKE IT!!!”

The Golden Dragon Medical Qi Gong Intensive was a transformative experience- both during the class and in the months since. The qi gong practices that David teaches have been profoundly healing for myself and helpful for my acupuncture practice. I have seen a huge difference in my ability to calm and center myself since using the Medical Qigong Techniques. The class setting was healing and safe, which allowed for some incredible healing to take place amongst the participants, and David guided us the whole way.

I cannot say enough about this class- TAKE IT!!!

 Julie Hutsell-Starling, L.Ac Raleigh, NC April 18, 2016

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“This was the best workshop I’ve ever been to.”

This was the best workshop I’ve ever been too.  I am so glad I was there, I learned so much.  It was so enjoyable and transformative really.  The manuals are such high quality, better than anything I’ve gotten at other things. Qigong is new to me but I plan to make it part of my life.  Thank you for everything.

Kathy Wallace, Musician Black Mountain, NC October 11, 2016

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…truly changing the planet with this message of breathing…

Your healing seminar was like the Magical Mystery Tour of the breath and power of intent. David Coon has walked the walk and is truly changing the planet with this message of breathing and the ability to heal by QiGong techniques.

Jeannette Flom Montessori directress and fitness instructor Tampa, FL November 6, 2016

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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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I am amazed at how much I was able to take from this course- and for me, it was life- changing.

 

I initially signed up for this course as an avenue to help some of my patients who are stuck in a cycle of chronic pain. While I learned some valuable skills to help these patients, I think the course was really for me. My understanding of energy fields is so much broader- and the experience I gained from an intensive weekend in Tampa is already helping me build my energy (jing) and influence my patients'; energetic fields. I am amazed at how much I was able to take from this course- and for me, it was life-changing. By the way, I don't say those words lightly! Thank you David.

Nicole Cutler, LAc https://www.facebook.com/NicoleCutlerAcupuncture Poughkeepsie, NY November 6, 2016

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“The weekend intensive workshop that I attended in Raleigh provided me with the basics and enough real-time review to start my own Medical Qigong practice.”

Approximately 25% of my practice as a Licensed Acupuncturist is comprised of Military Vets who are faced with multiple physical, mental and emotional challenges. One of my goals for 2015 was to begin learning Medical Qigong to enhance my own practice, my focus, and energetic strength and to give my most challenging patients – VA Vets – another holistic, non-pharmaceutical tool to manage their physical, mental and emotional stress. The weekend intensive workshop that I attended in Raleigh provided me with the basics and enough real-time review to start my own Medical Qigong practice.  I am looking forward to continuing my studies with David Coon.

Linda T. Licensed Acupuncturist Cary, NC April 17, 2016

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“I was seeking a teacher with a genuine desire to share and guide in their knowledge and experiences. A teacher that exhibits true passion and dedication to the art of Qigong. Furthermore, someone who has a calm way of conveying, engaging and navigating all who are there in learning to cultivate Qi for oneself as well as to help others.”

In coming to this Medical Qigong Intensive, I was seeking a teacher with a genuine desire to share and guide in their knowledge and experiences. A teacher that exhibits true passion and dedication to the art of Qigong.  Furthermore, someone who has a calm way of conveying, engaging and navigating all who are there in learning to cultivate Qi for oneself as well as to help others.  It was a true pleasure to attend, meet and learn from David, a Qigong Master that embodies all the above mentioned.  Will look forward to the next Qigong learning experience! With gratitude, Jeanie

Jeanie Tham Diploma of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist and Board-Certified Herbalist New Jersey/New York April 17, 2016

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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

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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

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