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ST103: Qigong Meditation Basics 3 ONLINE

Sat-Sun Jul 16-17 and Sat-Sun Jul 23-24

Taught by Steven Sy, ONLINE using Zoom Platform

COURSE DETAILS:
4 days:  Sat-Sun Jul 16-17 and Sat-Sun Jul 23-24
Each day runs from 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 4:30pm  (EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-4] )

PREREQUISITE:  ST102: Qigong Meditation Basics 2
This course continues the course material from Qigong Meditation Basics 2.

OVERVIEW

Our goal is renew and refresh the material from Qigong Meditation Basics 2  and then to explore methods to awaken the healing light.   We explore a qigong form for healing and more physical body qigong for grounding.  All of these strengthen our physical body, our healing capacity, and open us up to a higher level of conscious awareness.

The theme of this class is:   Awaken the Healing Light + Three Fires and Six Directions Form

After reviewing the basic methods of Qigong Meditation Basics 2  for improving our energy levels through breathing techniques and activating the three fires, we look to awaken the healing light.  This healing light has the ability to heal the body, rejuvenate the brain, and also raise our consciousness to a higher level.  We use this healing light in a variety of ways.  We also learn a powerful healing form, the Three Fires and Six Directions Form.  We also learn new ways to strengthen the physical body and improve our grounding with an some elementary exercises from Iron Shirt Qigong 1.  The Awaken Healing Light material serves as the foundation for later material in Wisdom Qigong and the new grounding exercises serve as the foundation for later material in Iron Shirt Qigong 1, both of which are covered in Qigong Meditation Basics 4 + Wisdom Qigong + Iron Shirt Qigong 1

ABOUT QIGONG MEDITATION BASICS 3 

We will learn to Awaken the Healing Light and two new fundamental meditations for emotional and spiritual well-being:

  1. Awaken the Healing Light:  gain awareness and capture primordial light, for healing and spiritual awareness
  2. Counterforce Breathing Qi Ball:  generate programmable healing qi (yuan qi)
  3. Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  break up blockages along the microcosmic orbit

In addition to the meditations, we will learn some supportive physical qigong:

  • Breathing Methods:  awaken the healing light, counterforce, along with a review of QMB2 breathing methods
  • Three Fires and Six Directions Form II--Part I review, plus Six Directions, Activate Crystal Palace, Immune Qigong
  • Introduction to Iron Shirt Qigong 1:   standing meditation postures to help assist a person get more grounded 

Along with the material in this section, we will review some of the meditations and qigong from Qigong Meditation Basics 2.

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Review of Basics 2 new material
What are the Six Directions?
Learning the Six Directions practice
What is Iron Shirt Qigong 1?
What is Embracing the Tree?
What is rooting?
Embracing the Tree (lower structure):  Guided PRACTICE
How to root the lower structure
What is Awakening the Healing Light?
Awakening the Healing Light:  Embryonic Breathing Method
Awakening the Healing Light:  Unihorn
Awakening the Healing Light:  Triangle Method
What is the crystal palace, and what can we use it for?
Crystal Palace and Dantian Fire
Crystal Palace and Rainbow Prism
Crystal Palace and Feeding the Glands
Awakening the Healing Light:  Crown
Three Fires and Six Directions Form:  Part I review, plus Six Directions, Activate Crystal Palace, Immune Qigong
Three Fires and Six Directions Form:  Learning the Form
Three Fires and Six Directions Form:  Guided PRACTICE
Embracing the Tree (complete structure):  Guided PRACTICE
How to do use a partner to improve your Embracing the Tree, aka "Pushing"
Awakening the Healing Light:  Pole Star
Awakening the Healing Light:  Moon
What is Counterforce Breathing?
Counterforce Breathing Qi Ball:  what is its function?
Counterforce Breathing Qi Ball:  Guided PRACTICE
What is the Wudang Microcosmic Orbit and how it differs from Classical method
Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  what is its function?
Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  Guided PRACTICE
What the advantages and disadvantages of different orbit methods?
What are the next steps after the Basics 3 material?

 

In total, I look forward to sharing "Qigong Meditation Basics 3" with you. 

If anyone has any questions in advance of the class,
Steven may be contacted at his email address:    steven [at] spiritualtao [dot] com.

 

NEXT COURSE IN SEQUENCE IS  ST104: Qigong Meditation Basics 4 + Wisdom Qigong + Iron Shirt Qigong 1

 

At the end of this course, students will receive an attendance certificate which will identify hours completed in the MANTAK CHIA® system, which may be used toward the certification requirements in his system.

Do you want to be an Associate Instructor or an Instructor?  If so, click on Certificate Program for more information.
This course is a main core course in the curriculum.

 

To enroll in the course, please check the box to agree to the Cancellation Policy.

INNER ALCHEMY QIGONG 1 certification program ONLINE

MWF for 9 weeks, starting Aug 8

Taught by Steven Sy, ONLINE using Zoom Platform

COURSE DETAILS:
MWF for 9 weeks, starting Aug 8 
Each session runs from 12:00pm - 2:00pm approx.  (EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-4 ] )
                                            9:00am - 11:00am approx. (PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-7 ])
                                        6:00pm - 8:00pm approx. (EUROPEAN DAYLIGHT TIME [UTC+2 ])

There will be a LIVE ENCORE each of these days that runs from 8:00pm - 10:00pm approx.  (EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-4 ] ) to help people meet the attendance requirement  (See below).

PREREQUISITE:
NO PREREQUISITES

OVERVIEW

The Goal of this Program is to cover the entire INNER ALCHEMY QIGONG LEVEL 1 curriculum and prepare one for certification testing in ALL FOUR Inner Alchemy Level 1 Qigong certifications.  Primary focus is to get certified in ALL FOUR Inner Alchemy Level 1 Qigong certifications. 

Another goal is to learn COMPLETE easy-to-follow INNER ALCHEMY LEVEL 1 QIGONG routines for continued practice, as well as providing a broad overview of BASICS practices.

 

  • Week 1:  Aug 8, 10, 12:          BASICS Set #1 (Grounding, Qigong Basics, Inner Smile)
  • Week 2:  Aug 15, 17, 19:        BASICS Set #2 (Lotus Meditation, Five Elements & Qigong, Six Healing Sounds)
  • Week 3:  Aug 22, 24, 26:        BASICS Set #3 (Microcosmic Orbit, Open Lower Dantian, Activate the Three Fires Form)
  • Week 4:  Aug 29, 31, Sep 2:   BASICS / INTRO WQ  (Holding the One, Awaken Healing Light, Three Fires and Six Directions Form)
  • Week 5:  Sep 5, 7, 9:               WISDOM QIGONG PROTOCOL  (6 Formulas)
  • Week 6:  Sep 12, 14, 16:        CRANIOSACRAL QIGONG PROTOCOL  (22 Practices)
  • Week 7:  Sep 19, 21, 23:        STEM CELL QIGONG PROTOCOL  (19 Practices)
  • Week 8:  Sep 26, 28, 30:        FIVE ELEMENT QIGONG PROTOCOL  (14 Practices)
  • Week 9:  Oct 3, 5, 7:               REVIEW WEEK:  WISDOM QIGONG, CRANIOSACRAL QIGONG, STEM CELL QIGONG 
  •                        Oct 10:             REVIEW DAY: FIVE ELEMENT QIGONG + test scheduling  (for those testing)

 

A recording of each PRACTICE set for the week will be available after 1st class (i.e. Aug 8, 15, etc.) for viewing up to Nov 30.  

A print handout of each PRACTICE set will be given out immediately after the first class of the week (i.e. Aug 8, 15, etc.).

Each class will have THEORY and PRACTICE.  Theory is not recorded.  PRACTICE is in the recorded PRACTICE set.

Those going for certification need to attend MOST classes "LIVE" online to meet certification requirements  (see below for exceptions)

 

Notes:

  • Weeks 4-9 is mandatory attendanceYou may miss up to THREE classes, provided not all in the same week, to maintain certification eligibility.   
  • Weeks 1-3 is mandatory attendance **IF you have NO prerequisites**.  You may miss up to FOUR of these classes to maintain certification eligibility.
  • **For those already certified as at least UHT Associate Instructors and registered in database www.universaltaoinstructors.com, you may skip Weeks 1-3 and just do the PRACTICES for Weeks 1-3 by recording.  However, Weeks 4-9 must be attended in any case.
  • We will allow a short time after each session for questions and answers.
  • THIS PROGRAM provides the possibility for all enrolled to test for UP TO FOUR distinct certifications at the end of the course.
  • You may test for less than four certifications, but you must be exposed to all four topics and meet hours conditions to be eligible to test for anything.
  • YES, you can indeed get up to FOUR certifications at the end of this program if you meet attendance requirements and you pass each test.

 

In total, I look forward to having you join the "INNER ALCHEMY QIGONG 1 certification program ONLINE".

If anyone has any questions in advance of the class,
Steven may be contacted at his email address:    steven [at] spiritualtao [dot] com.  

 

To enroll in the course, please check the box to agree to the Cancellation Policy.

ST204: Healing Love 4 ONLINE

Sat-Sun Aug 13-14 + Sat-Sun Aug 20-21

Taught by Steven Sy, ONLINE using Zoom Platform

COURSE DETAILS:
4 days:  Sat-Sun Aug 13-14, 2022 and Sat-Sun Aug 20-21, 2022
Each day runs from 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 5:30pm [extended hours]  (EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-4 ] )

PREREQUISITE: ST203: Healing Love 3 + Five Element Qigong

NOTE:  This course is NOT open to those who have not already had the Basics 1-5 sequence, Iron Shirt 1, and Healing Love 1-3.
Students will only be allowed to enroll if they have completed the ST101-105 and ST201, ST202, ST203 sequence

OVERVIEW

The purpose of this course is to improve one's physical health, acting as a continuation to "Healing Love 3 + Five Element Qigong".

Healing Love is a collection of qigong, qigong meditation, and educational materials designed to help cultivate sexual energy.   The sexual energy is used to heal and revitalize the body.  Higher level practices are used for spiritual connection via sexual energy.   

 

 

ABOUT HEALING LOVE

This course will contain a mixture of qigong, qigong meditation, and educational training.  

This course is the continuation to the Healing Love training from the previous ST203 course.

Because some may have questions about what this course entails, let me be clear on the following important points:

  • The focus is on qigong and educational information for the improvement of physical health.
  • Some educational information in the course, by its nature, will need to include anatomical drawings or tasteful photos, relating to sexual health.
  • Students will learn all material safely with their clothes on.   No disrobing of participants or sexual activity will take place in the classroom.
  • One does NOT need any kind of "sexual partner" to benefit from this course.  The primary focus is on your own personal healing. 
  • Any discussion of topics relating to sexual health will be dealt with in a mature fashion, both in presentation and questions/answers.
  • Students can be assured that they can ask any question relating to sexual energy or human sexuality without judgment, and given serious reply.
  • Course is suitable for people of all genders and all sexual orientations.

Course Goals:

  • Improve one's health involving the pelvic floor
  • Use sexual energy to heal and revitalize the body
  • Learn to preserve, conserve, and enhance sexual energy
  • Learn sexual energy methods:  physical, soul, spiritual

Topics for ST204-205: Healing Love 4-5:

  • Review Healing Love new material from Healing Love 3 + Five Element Qigong
  • Jade Egg Practice for Women
  • Healing Sexual Abuse and Trauma
  • Menstruation Issues
  • Menopausal Issues
  • Advanced Pelvic Floor Training
  • Energy Loss through Ejaculation
  • Golden Rule of Preservation
  • Power Lock
  • Lack of Sexual Desire
  • Orgasmic Upward Draw
  • Dual Cultivation
  • The Eight Benefits
  • Multi-orgasmic Techniques for Men
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • The Three Gates and Three Waters
  • Clitoral Orgasms
  • Vaginal Orgasms
  • Sexual Intercourse Techniques
  • Reflexology Zones
  • Female G-spot
  • G-spot Orgasms
  • Cervical Orgasms
  • Oral Sex
  • Anal Sex
  • Male G-spot
  • LGBT issues
  • Sexual Energetic / Color Healing Methods
  • Soul Sex
  • Spiritual Sex

 

 

Along with the material in this section, we will review some of the meditations and qigong from Healing Love 3 + Five Element Qigong

In total, I look forward to sharing "Healing Love 4" with you.

If anyone has any questions in advance of the class,
Steven may be contacted at his email address:    steven [at] spiritualtao [dot] com.

 

NEXT COURSE IN SEQUENCE IS  ST205: Healing Love 5

 

At the end of this course, students will receive an attendance certificate which will identify hours completed in the MANTAK CHIA® system, which may be used toward the certification requirements in his system.

Do you want to be an Associate Instructor or an Instructor?  If so, click on Certificate Program for more information.
This course is a main core course in the curriculum.

 

ST104: Qigong Meditation Basics 4 + Wisdom Qigong + Iron Shirt Qigong 1 ONLINE

Sat-Sun Aug 27-28 + Sat-Sun Sep 3-4

Taught by Steven Sy, ONLINE using Zoom Platform

COURSE DETAILS:
4 days:  Sat-Sun Aug 27-28 and Sat-Sun Sep 3-4
Each day runs from 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:00pm - 5:30pm [extended hours]  (EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME -- [UTC-4 ] )

PREREQUISITE:  ST103: Qigong Meditation Basics 3
This course continues the course material from Qigong Meditation Basics 3.

OVERVIEW

Our goal is renew and refresh the material from Qigong Meditation Basics 3 .  From there, we deepen physical body qigong methods for grounding with Iron Shirt Qigong 1  and we deepen the Awaken Healing Light methods with Wisdom Qigong.  All of these strengthen our physical body, our healing capacity, and open us up to a higher level of conscious awareness.

The theme of this class is:   Advanced Grounding and Healing Light Practices 

After reviewing the basic methods of Qigong Meditation Basics 3  for awakening the healing light, we learn ways to rejuvenate the sense organs with Qi Self-Massage.  We explore ways to strengthen our fascia (connective tissue) with some wonderful rooted practices (Iron Shirt Qigong 1 ), that also help us get more deeply grounded.  We also take the Awaken Healing Light material to a higher-level, by exploring the brain rejuvenation practices of Wisdom Qigong.  All of these practices are expanded on further in the next course Qigong Meditation Basics 5 + Craniosacral Qigong + Intro Healing Love.

 

ABOUT QIGONG MEDITATION BASICS 4

We will learn three new fundamental meditations for emotional and spiritual well-being:

  1. Reverse Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  alternate wudang microcosmic orbit to sedate the body
  2. Classical Extended Orbit:  grounds and balances upper/lower parts of the body
  3. Wudang Extended Orbit:  breaks up blockages along the extended orbit with two different spins

In addition to the meditations, we will learn some supportive physical qigong:

  • Tao Yin Qigong (3rd set) learn ways to invigorate through basic stretching
  • Breathing Methods:  review of QMB3 breathing methods with awakening healing light, along with Wisdom Qigong
  • Wisdom Qigong:  introductory methods to rejuvenate the brain
  • Qi Self-Massage (Part 1)
  • Iron Shirt Qigong 1  (see below)

Along with the material in this section, we will review some of the meditations and qigong from Qigong Meditation Basics 3.

 

ABOUT IRON SHIRT QIGONG 1

Iron Shirt Qigong 1 is a system of standing meditation.

Specifically, it is a set of standing meditation postures designed to help you become more grounded and stable emotionally through your connection to the Earth. Through this deeper level of grounding, you find that over time your ability to remain detached from your emotions will also increase. In this way, you become more stable: rather than being controlled by your emotions, you become more able to detach from them and view them objectively as a witness. Consequently, Iron Shirt 1 becomes the necessary complement to any spiritual work for managing your emotions.

The Iron Shirt 1 postures themselves also serve to strengthen the physical body, which is a necessary tool to ward off the effects of aging. The old masters knew that they could not do their lengthy meditative and spiritual techniques without a strong body to sustain them, and they consequently looked to such methods.

Specifically, the Iron Shirt 1 postures serve to strengthen the body's core. In particular, connective tissue strengthens, blood circulation improves, and general body patterns of tension dissolve. Through the connection to the ground, healing energy from the Earth rises up into your body, and helps to promote both physical and emotional healing.

The focus in Iron Shirt 1 is on body alignment and structure. This not only enhances the grounding effect, but it serves to strengthen the physical body as well. Through this process, you develop an added awareness of your own internal life-force energy (or qi) and are able to supplement that with additional qi rising up into your body from the Earth. By strengthening your fascia (connective tissue), you will be better able to protect your internal organs and keep them healthy. This will in turn help to support the tendons, ligaments, joints, and bones, which are covered more extensively in the higher levels of Iron Shirt.

In total, the techniques taught in Iron Shirt 1 serve as a fundamental building block for a whole program of courses that are designed to build the physical body and continue the pathway of deeper levels of grounding. They form a necessary ingredient for higher levels of Iron Shirt, Tai Chi, and both martial and spiritual arts programs.

At the same time, the physical and emotional grounding that is provided, is a necessary prerequisite for continuing the meditative and spiritual pathway of Taoist meditation and alchemy. It only through becoming more deeply embodied that meditative practices become a whole-body energetic transformative process.

The material for the Iron Shirt 1 section will be:

  • Phoenix  (review from QMB3)
  • Iron Bridge  (review from QMB3)
  • Embracing the Tree  (review from QMB3)
  • Iron Bar
  • Turtle I
  • Holding the Golden Urn--Yang Position
  • Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #1
  • Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #2
  • Turtle II
  • Water Buffalo--Static
  • Water Buffalo--Dynamic
  • Advanced Iron Shirt 1 (if time permits)
  • Overview of Higher Levels of Iron Shirt Qigong

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Review of Basics 3 new material
What is Qi Self-Massage?
What are some practices of Qi Self-Massage?
Qi Self-Massage:  ways to rejuvenate the sense organs through self-touch
Qi Self-Massage (Part 1):  Guided PRACTICE
Review of Basic Iron Shirt 1: Phoenix, Iron Bridge, Embracing the Tree
Iron Bar:  Guided PRACTICE
Turtle I:  Guided PRACTICE
How to maintain good structure in Turtle I
How to do use a partner to improve your Turtle I, aka "Pushing"
Advanced Storage Methods for Healing Light
Distributing Violet Light into the Qi/Energy Body
Tao Yin Qigong (3rd set):  learn to invigorate through basic stretching
Tao Yin Qigong (3rd set):  Guided PRACTICE
What is a good method to deal with Sinus issues and allergies?
Holding the Golden Urn--Yang Position:  Guided PRACTICE
How to maintain good structure in Holding the Golden Urn--Yang Position
How to do use a partner to improve your Holding the Golden Urn--Yang Position, aka "Pushing"
Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #1:  Guided PRACTICE
How to maintain good structure in Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #1
How to do use a partner to improve your Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #1, aka "Pushing"
Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #2:  Guided PRACTICE
How to maintain good structure in Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #2
How to do use a partner to improve your Holding the Golden Urn--Yin #2, aka "Pushing"
Reverse Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  what is its function?
Reverse Wudang Microcosmic Orbit:  Guided PRACTICE
How reverse wudang differs from wudang method
How can we revitalize the brain?
Overview of Wisdom Qigong
Wisdom Qigong:  Awaken Healing Light and Enhance Crystal Palace
Classical Extended Orbit:  what is its function?
Classical Extended Orbit:  what are the acupoints of the microcosmic orbit?
Classical Extended Orbit:  Guided PRACTICE
Turtle II:  Guided PRACTICE
How to maintain good structure in Turtle II
How to do use a partner to improve your Turtle II, aka "Pushing"
Water Buffalo--Static & Dynamic:  Guided PRACTICE
Rooted Phoenix & One-Legged Stance:  Demo
Wudang Extended Orbit:  what is its function?
Wudang Extended Orbit:  Guided PRACTICE
Wisdom Qigong:  Nature Forces
What do the regions of the brain correspond to?
Wisdom Qigong:  Organ/Brain connection
Wisdom Qigong:  Gain Wisdom from Planets
What are the next steps after the Basics 4 + Wisdom Qigong + Iron Shirt 1 material? 

In total, I look forward to sharing "Qigong Meditation Basics 4 + Wisdom Qigong + Iron Shirt Qigong 1" with you. 

If anyone has any questions in advance of the class,
Steven may be contacted at his email address:    steven [at] spiritualtao [dot] com.

 

NEXT COURSE IN SEQUENCE IS  ST105: Qigong Meditation Basics 5 + Craniosacral Qigong + Intro Healing Love

 

At the end of this course, students will receive an attendance certificate which will identify hours completed in the MANTAK CHIA® system, which may be used toward the certification requirements in his system.

Do you want to be an Associate Instructor or an Instructor?  If so, click on Certificate Program for more information.
This course is a main core course in the curriculum.

 

To enroll in the course, please check the box to agree to the Cancellation Policy.

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