"The best doctor concentrates on prevention instead of fixing disease.”  - Nei Jing (475-221 B.C.E.)

Path to Certification

Your path to certification begins with virtual classes held once a week for three months. When complete, your personal transformation will guide you to determine if the next steps are right for you. We’ve crafted the experience so it’s rich for future instructors as well as those wanting an immersive experience into the Dragon’s Way Qigong system.

Next Session Begins September 19, 7:00 PM  (Now accepting applications)

Self-Cultivation Phase of Training

Bringing Five Element Consciousness to Life

Immerse yourself in 3 months of weekly Zoom sessions that last 75-90 minutes. This highly experiential time is dedicated to personal development that brings the Five Element Consciousness Framework and Qigong practice to a meaningful level of understanding. During this time you will,

    • Learn how to use the Five Element Consciousness Framework in your daily life
    • Learn how to read the body’s signals and address its needs from a positive view point
    • Learn how beliefs and emotions unbalance the body
    • Participate in serious Qigong instruction
    • Explore the healing essence of foods
    • Understand the impact of three herbal supplements

Course includes study materials and weekly homework assignments.

Bring your new understanding to life!

  • Participate in interactive and role playing sessions online
  • Refine your Qigong practices for accuracy
  • Explore how to answer common questions

Taking the Next Steps

Peer to peer teaching

  • Gain practical experience in a safe environment
  • Practice teaching with members of your training group
  • Receive constructive feedback
  • Zoom support from instructors continues
  • Grow within your new community

Start Teaching: “Pilot” sessions

  • Practical experience is the best teacher. Bring the DWQ system to life by teaching others
  • Learn how to organize and promote your class using materials provided
  • Receive guidance and support from lead instructors and members of your group
  • Learn how to answer questions and guide others
  • Support with instructors continues
  • Materials for these classes are included

Refining Teaching Skills in Nature

In-Person Training: Upstate New York (3 day session)

  • Refinement of skills through role playing, and group discussions
  • Meals are prepared by the group
  • Qigong practices are held in Nature
  • Assessment of current energy levels and guidance on next steps
  • Assessment of readiness to be certified
  • Weekend dates depend on Covid restrictions


  • Grand Master Lu assesses energy levels and determines readiness for certification.

Training Dates

Session One:  September 19- December 7, Monday evenings at 7:00 PM (ET)

Classes are 90 minutes and you must be present  by video for each session. Class size is limited.

For more information email ekaten@tcmworld.org

Our Training Center

We can teach you about Natural Law, but there’s a greater impact to experience nature’s cooperative relationships. Spending time in study at the retreat center enhances your understanding of Dragon’s Way Qigong. In addition, Grand Master Lu has designed every aspect of this property to energetically attract Universal support. Your time here is transformative.

Continued Development and Re-Certification

Certification is a milestone in a life-long journey of accessing your own healing abilities and helping others access theirs. Once certified, you will be a part of a growing community of teachers and students who continue to learn and grow through ongoing workshops and retreats. Re-certification is not mandatory at this time but yearly attendance at one TCMWF weekend workshop is highly recommended for your continued personal and professional growth.

Financial Information and Continuing Education

  • 30 CMEs through University of Buffalo (Medical Doctors)
  • 30 PDAs available through NCCAOM (Acupuncturists)
  • 30  NBHWC CEs (Certified Health and Wellness Coaches)
  • 16 ICF Credits (Health Coaches)

Tuition: $3600

Phase 1: $2,800 for the first three months (Program materials included)

Phases 2 and 3:  $200 Peer to Peer and Pilot Teaching (materials for your first class included)

Phase 4:  $600.00 Weekend intensive: Upstate New York (includes accommodations)

Total cost: $3,600

Monthly payment plan available.

Monetary Rewards

Your financial gain is entirely up to you.  We do not ask for royalties, just that you follow the program guidelines and charge at least $199 for a six-week class.

Basically, once you have taught 20 people, your initial investment in The Dragon’s Way Qigong certification program is recouped. Thereafter, your income depends on your passion and your desire to teach.

Beyond Monetary Rewards

This is a lineage based system which means, once you successfully complete training, an entire line of masters stands behind you.


We interview all applicants to ensure that the Dragon’s Way Qigong path is right for you. If you would like to arrange a phone interview please email Elaine at ekaten@tcmworld.org

Who should apply?

Psychologists, health seekers, massage therapists, doctors, nutritionists, social workers, acupuncturists, Life coaches, yoga instructors, reiki masters, and anyone who believes that energy and consciousness hold the secret to rediscovering health.