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

Begin Training April 12, 2018

Phase 1: An Immersive Experience

April 12-15: Dragon’s Way Deep Dive Retreat and Training

  • Training begins with an all-day intensive in Qigong practice followed by a three-day retreat/intensive.
  • Interact with Grand Master Lu and master instructors to build your energy foundation, and refine Qigong practices.
  • Participate in group sessions to explore a framework for applying consciousness in healing.
  • Interact with other Dragon’s Way instructors and become part of this growing community.
  • Accommodations and meals are included in tuition.

April-June: Experience the Health Benefits

  • Participate in a personalized Dragon’s Way program.
  • Attend teleconference sessions (twice a month).
  • Learn how to apply Chinese medicine thought to everyday health.
  • Learn how to understand body language according to Chinese medicine.

Phase 2: Developing The Dragon’s Way® Teaching Skills

June 21-24: Four-Day Training in the Catskill Mountains 

  • In-person sessions to further develop your energy practice.
  • Practical experience in teaching classes.
  • Healthy eating cooking lessons.
  • Assessment of personal energy.
  • Guidelines for running your own programs.
  • Accommodations and meals included in tuition.                                                                                                                                                                                      

Phase 3: Teaching Practicum  

  • Run two pilot programs in your community.
  • Continued guidance and support from instructors.
  • On-going teleconference sessions.

Phase 4: Certification

October 11-14: Attend Building Bridges of Integration Conference.

  • Attend the Instructor Training track at the Building Bridges conference in Reston, VA.
  • Network with a wider community of Dragon’s Way instructors, and TCM practitioners.
  •  Registration to the main conference is included in tuition. Accommodations are not included.

Phase 5: 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 Application

30 PDA’s granted through NCCAOM.

$3,900 is the total cost of your training and includes room and board at two intensives as well as instructional and teaching materials and main conference registration to the Building Bridges Conference.  

Monetary Rewards

Your financial gain is entirely up to you. Our goal is to share this extraordinary self-healing program through as many qualified instructors as possible. We do not ask for royalties, just that you follow the program guidelines and charge $199 for a six-week class.

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

Beyond Monetary Rewards

Beyond the monetary rewards are your personal benefits. You have now become certified, which means an entire lineage of masters stands behind you ready to support your work.



We vet all applicants to ensure that the Dragon’s Way path is right for you. Please click here to download the application. Please direct your completed application to ekaten@tcmworld.org.

Who should apply?

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