“The whole purpose of Qigong practice is to help you open up, to use your 'Inner-net,' to connect to the unlimited power and the unlimited wisdom of the universe that is called life force.” - Grand Master Nan Lu
Finding the right teacher and system is really more of an art than a science. Because Qigong is such a powerful energy practice, great care should be given to selecting a teacher or school. This process is not made easy by the fact that there are literally thousands of systems.
The teacher is the link between the system and the student. He or she guides the experience of energy movement in the student’s body. The process of rebalancing energy and opening blockages can sometimes create physical, mental, and emotional states which may need monitoring, interpretation and explanation by the master. A certain level of experience is necessary but most significant is the master’s level of understanding. The student might ask himself or herself the following questions:
When looking for a Qigong school or a place to study Qigong, try and observe the spirit of the school with these questions as a focus.
“Individuals cannot be mass produced.”
“He who knows does not say; he who says does not know.” —Tao Te Ching