Certification Schedule

Your path to Dragon’s Way Qigong instructor training 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 Dragon’s Way Qigong instructors as well as those wanting an immersive experience into the Dragon’s Way Qigong system.

New Session Begins March 25, 2024  (Now Accepting Applications)

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 for 3 months, 90 minutes 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

March 25 – June 10,  Monday evenings at 7:00 PM (ET), 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)

Tuition: $3600 (Payable in installments)

Phase 1-3: $2,900 for the first three months (Monthly payment plan available)

Phase 4:  $700.00 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

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

March 25-June 10 Applicants must attend each session. Monday evenings at 7:00 PM (ET)