Certification Schedule

We are offering a fast track for the summer session which starts with an 90 minute intensive twice a week for two weeks, followed by weekly 90 minute classes. You several choices.

Several Sessions are Available

Daytime Session

  • Wednesday, June 12th at 9:00 AM (ET) and Saturday June 15th at 9:00 AM (ET)
  • Wednesday, June 19th at 9:00 AM (ET) and Saturday June 22nd at 9:00 AM (ET)
  • Each Wednesday at 9:00 AM (ET) until August 9th.
  • Retreat Weekend September 26-29th

Evening Session

  • Monday, June 17th at 6:00 PM (ET) and Saturday June 22nd at 9:00 AM (ET)
  • Then every Monday at 6:00 PM (ET) until August 19th
  • Retreat Weekend September 26-29th

Fall Session

  • Monday, September 16th at 6:00 PM (ET) and Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM (ET)
  • Then every Monday at 6:00 PM (ET) until December 2.
  • Retreat Weekend mid March, 2025

We’ve crafted the experience so it’s rich for future Dragon’s Way Qigong instructors as well as those wanting an immersive experience in the Dragon’s Way Qigong system.

Self-Cultivation Phase of Training


Bringing Five Element Consciousness to Life

Experiential sessions that bring Five Element Consciousness and Qigong practices to a meaningful level of understanding and application.  (Meets weekly over Zoom)

  • Become immersed in Wu Ming Qigong that is specific to the Dragon’s Way Qigong program.
  • Personalize Five Element Consciousness and learn how it informs your daily life.
  • Learn how to read the body’s physical and emotional signals and work towards balance.
  • Familiarize ourself with the power of emotions an how healthy Liver function plays a key role.
  • Explore the healing essence of foods and why the body craves varying tastes.
  • Learn how specific herbs work on the body’s natural desire for balance.

Study materials included

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
  • Zoom support from instructors continues
  • Receive constructive feedback
  • Grow organically within this 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 Qigong instructors and members of your group
  • Learn how to answer questions and guide others on Chinese medicine principles
  • Support with instructors continues

Refining Teaching Skills While Enjoying Nature


In-Person Training: Upstate New York (4 day retreat)

  • Refine your Qigong practice under Grand Master Lu’s guidance
  • Further develop skills through role playing, and group discussions
  • Cook with guidance the DWQ way!
  • Assessment of current energy levels
  • Assessment of readiness to be certified
  • Guidance on how to move forward


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

Bonus! How to Promote Your Classes

Tao of Branding and Marketing: A comprehensive seminar is offered to instructors, free. (175.00 Value)

  • Messaging
  • Email marketing
  • Website development
  • SEO consideration
  • Social media presence

All program materials are included in your tuition. This includes materials for your first pilot program and all DWQ branded materials to begin your outreach. ( 635.00 Value)

Training Dates

June 12th – Summer Session meets on Wednesday mornings plus 2 Saturday mornings to ensure a deep relationship with the Qi field. Applicants must attend each session and by video.  Sessions are interactive and last 90 minutes. Class size is limited to ensure personal guidance.

For more information email [email protected]

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)


Phase 1-3: $2,800 – first three months, Includes all educational materials: $650 Value

Phase 4:  $800.00 Weekend intensive: Upstate New York (includes accommodations)

Total cost: $3,600 plus a $35.00 application fee.

Monthly payment plan available upon request.

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.

Who should apply?

Typically anyone with a desire to study TCM. People from all walks of life like psychologists, health seekers, massage therapists, doctors, nutritionists, social workers, acupuncturists, Life coaches, yoga instructors, reiki masters, and those who believe that energy and consciousness hold the secret to rediscovering health.

Next Session

Starting June 12th. Class size is limited to between 6-8 participants