Doctor of Medical Qigong
in Medical Qigong a is an accumulation of
ancient shamanic and postmodern energetic practices utilized to improve
health of body, mind and spirit. It includes the meditation and energy
work of the human body sometimes called Study of
explores the foundational principals of all Classical Chinese Medicine
(pre-TCM), what healing truly is and the bedrock of how all
communication occurs between the physical (Jing) and Spiritual (Shen)
non-dogmatic approach, which is adapted to American minds, blends 12
years of Dr. Cibik privately teaching Medical QiGong to healthcare
providers with their very unique and specific needs – especially with
regards to exercise science (i.e. western explanations for energetic
practices (physics) and kinesiology). Its modern Medical QiGong
foundation comes from Hai Dan University, Henan University and Xi Yuan
Hospitals in China plus the rich oral traditions of ancient Dao Yin or
QiGong practices dating back to the Zhou dynasty.
curriculum is, arguably, the oldest while simultaneously providing the
most technologically advanced energetic healing system available for
study in the 21rst century.
In addition to
the robust classical Medical QiGong system, we will be including
Herbology as an adjunct to the Medical QiGong prescriptions for various
imbalances PLUS medicinal food for rebalancing pathology. These three
modalities provide the most powerful combination of healing available.
Medical QiGong consists of the oral traditions of Taoism and Buddhism as
well as the inclusion of several key texts of healing. The Inner
Strength curriculum includes the study of the classic books: The Huangdi
Nei Jing which includes the Ling Shu and Su Wen, the Nan Jing, and the
Qian Jin Yao Fang or the Thousand Ducat Prescriptions by Sun Si Miao.
Additional text selections include the Ben Cao Gang Mu or the Great
Pharmacopeia utilizing the Eight Extra channels theory and the study of
the Zi Ran Pai or School of Naturalism.
The system of
assessment and energetic evaluation of energetic imbalances is too,
classical in nature. Inner Strength’s curriculum includes Chinese &
western herbals and nutritional prescriptions to fully balance
post-natal Qi regulation (Food/drink/herbs/supplements + QiGong = post
importantly, we are taking Energy medicine theory as it has been taught
in the west, and returning it to the roots of Classical Chinese
energetic concepts will include how to use this information for all
living creatures, perfect for veterinarians and animal lovers from Sea
World to one’s own dog or cat.
The course is
designed for serious students to dedicate off-campus time for reading,
research and study, answering Dr. Cibik’s written assignments, doing
self-cultivation practice, and becoming introspective of their studies.
The course is
offered through a 12 month series of weekend intensive. These monthly
weekend intensives are designed to bring new material (not available in
books) to the students attention and integrate their prior reading and
self-practice into a deeper understanding, to have questions answered,
to work in a clinical setting, and to hear information passed down from
an oral tradition.
This course is
offer to Inner Strength graduates holding a Masters in Medical Qigong.
It is also open
to students/graduates from other schools or systems that hold the
equivalent in content and hours as the Masters In Medical Qigong.
applying from outside schools will need to provide transcripts or proof
of hours and curriculum content, and take a entry test to assure they
are at the appropriate level for this course.
For those who
are just beginning their qigong study, we recommend our new
Medical Qigong Therapist program that is the
entry level training for the serious qigong student.
in limited in order for there
to be quality dissemination of information and personal guidance to each
student. All classes have mandatory attendance with this intensive
If a student misses a
weekend intensive, he/she must schedule
private training with Dr. Cibik within three months of the missed class,
at an additional cost not covered by tuition.
After 3 missed classes in any one-year without makeup, the student is
put on probation with the possibility of expulsion without refund.
in Medical Qigong will be awarded after the
completion of the of training, passing grades on written and
oral practical exams, case studies submitted and all financial
program is $5000. This is non-refundable after the session has
A deposit of $1000 is required upon program registration and the
balance due at the start of the first class date.
of books needed for the course will be emailed once the deposit
is received. Additionally, a college level course of Anatomy and
Physiology may be required based on the students background. All
classroom supplies and books are not included in the tuition.
provides you the requirements as
a Level 3
Qigong Instructor as required by the
National Qigong Association