Workshop - Jun 16 & 17, 2018 Asheville, NC - 15 CEUs
MEDICAL QIGONG INTENSIVE
Medical Qigong For Back Pain
LOCATION: Asheville, North Carolina
This 15 Hour Course is for both Lay People and Professionals
Acupuncturists & Massage Therapists Receive 15 CEUs!
Please join us for this Life Changing Event!
Medical Qigong For Back Pain is a 2-day hands-on workshop with David J. Coon, Medical Qigong Master. Learn to cultivate Qi and direct this Qi for alleviating back pain. You will learn three different Medical Qigong Treatment flows to address Low Back Pain, Mid Back Pain and Upper Back & Neck Pain. You will be able to directly incorporate these teachings into your private Acupuncture or Massage Practice. These teachings can bring another dimension to your Treatments that will exponentially increase your patient's healing results.
It is becoming more of a well-known fact that the mind, body and spirit are not separate. By bringing greater awareness combined with the power of intention to the body we create the possibility for deep healing to occur. Quantum physicists are scientifically demonstrating that everything is made up of energy and that with our minds we have the power to influence it. In this workshop you will learn vital tools and exercises for invoking profound healing of mind, body and spirit.
In this intensive, you will learn both Qigong Exercises to teach your clients/students and Medical Qigong Techniques to support the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Our students have both healed their own conditions and exponentially increased their patients’ healing results using Qigong.
Approved Certifying Boards
15 CEU Units for Acupuncturists & Massage Therapists:
- NCCAOM - National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
- NCALB - North Carolina Approved for Acupuncture through NCCAOM
- CE Broker - Florida
- Florida Acupuncture Board
- California Acupuncture Board
- Florida Board of Massage Therapy
- North Carolina Approved for Massage Therapy through NCCAOM**
- Qigong Exercises
- Hands-On Practice
- Guided Meditation
- Treatment Techniques
Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, other professionals and lay people are welcome to attend. No prerequisites needed.
RETAKE: We encourage students to take this workshop more than once to achieve greater mastery. Your credit hours will be counted towards Qigong Awareness Certification Programs to become a Certified Qigong Instructor and/or Certified Medical Qigong Practitioner.
Jun 16 & 17, 2018
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am-5:00pm. Registration begins at 8am Saturday.
Address: 309 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Hotel Phone: 828-255-0001
Qigong Awareness Phone: 910-803-0899
When this Intensive fills please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waiting list.
Early Bird Rate: Only $375 if pre-paid one month prior.
Regular Seminar Fee: $395
Refund Policy: No Refunds. No Exceptions. One Time Only Transfer if approved. A transfer may be allowed in the case of emergency with at least 48 hours notice, prior to live intensive, at the President's Discretion. There is a $50 transfer fee for all approved transfers. Approved transfers must be completed within 1 year.
David J Coon, MQM, Medical Qigong Master has over 30 years of experience as a healer and teacher. He is currently an accredited continuing education provider by the NCCAOM, NCBTMB, Texas Medical Board, CE Broker, Florida State Board for Acupuncture and Massage Therapy, and California Acupuncture Board.
He has taught and lectured around the country to both lay people and professionals about the healing power of Qigong. David’s Qigong practices are now being practiced around the world. They are simple, effective and can be practiced by anyone at any age.
David also has a vast Martial Arts background with Black Belts in Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Kenpo Karate. He has been an Instructor of Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts. He has also studied Japanese Ju Jitsu, Kung Fu, Small Circle Ju Jitsu, Aikido, Chen Style Tai Chi, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Pen Jak Silat, Kendo and more..
David’s Qigong Practices are underpinned by his Psychology degree from the University of Connecticut and three years of experience as a Professional Counselor. He also spent three years at the University of Colorado studying Molecular and Cellular Biology to better understand the inner workings of the body on a cellular and biochemical level. David has also been a Connecticut State Certified Emergency Medical Technician.
David began in 2007 offering continuing education workshops to Acupuncturists through the NCCAOM, the governing body for Acupuncturists in the United States.
David is the author of Qigong For Beginners: Your Path to Greater Health & Vitality available on Amazon. David has also been featured on KGNU radio programs, in newspapers around the country, and has published articles in Magazines including “Medical Qigong and Acupuncture, A Cutting Edge Combination”, featured in Acupuncture Today.
Medical Qigong Workshop Testimonials
“This seminar with David was amazing and enlightening!”
“Not often do I attend a seminar for CEUS where I was so extremely engaged in the work being taught. David made it easy to embrace and let go. This seminar with David was amazing and enlightening! Would highly recommend it to anyone! He is a true gift to any participant.”
Tina Berisha, L.Ac, Davidson, NC
“This was the best workshop I’ve ever been too.”
“This was the best workshop I’ve ever been too. I am so glad I was there, I learned so much. It was so enjoyable and transformative really. The manuals are such high quality, better than anything I’ve gotten at other things. Qigong is new to me but I plan to make it part of my life. Thank you for everything.”
Kathy Wallace, Musician, Black Mountain, NC
“David is one of those rare teachers who has the charisma and capacity to empower his students... I walked away with a renewed commitment to Qi Gong as a powerful medicine.”
“Being in David Coon's Medical Qigong class was an enlivening and fortifying experience. for me. The practices taught were simple yet powerful. I returned to my life to find my way to the inner energy core of the exercises he shared with us. I particularly loved the integrity with which David teaches. He physically manifests a high mastery of Martial Arts and Qi Gong. He did not try to make us learn what he did but encouraged us to find our own way to our own practice.
David is one of those rare teachers who has the charisma and capacity to empower his students to encounter and channel their own power. I walked away with a renewed commitment to Qi Gong as a powerful medicine. I renewed a connection in my own mind to practice regularly. Before I practiced but sporadically. David's passion made it clear to me that practice every day is as important as brushing my teeth or eating every day. A veil lifted and a strong sense of commitment rooted. It started with experiencing the power of standing posture. I understood power is revealed as you practice every day.
David guided me in his explanation to allow the inner transformation of energy to release tensions and allow heightened energy to move through my body from the earth through my brain. I am inspired by his commitment to his practice and I am running with that transmission. I am grateful and will return to study with him again. It was a joy to receive my 15 CEU's. I learned things that could assist my patients to heal and help me grow into a clearer human being.”
Ruth Gould-Goodman, M.A., L.Ac. Venice California.
“This was one of my favorite CEU Workshops so far!.”
Austin Dixon, Diplomate in Acupuncture, Licensed Acupuncturist – Durham, North Carolina
“Going to this seminar was exactly what I needed.”
“Going to this seminar was exactly what I needed. It gave me Medical Qi Gong knowledge that I was able to use confidently right away for myself and for my patients. The workshop also confirmed some of the practices I was already doing which only strengthens my confidence. I loved learning all of the Qi Gong movements and exercises because running a busy practice can easily deplete me of Qi! Doing these exercises grounds me and gives me the boost I need very quickly, and I love teaching them to my patients. Thank you David for a great workshop that was all in all so revitalizing! I know my Kidney and Wei Qi were very happy too!”
~ Angela Kung, L.Ac, Business Owner of Angela Kung Acupuncture Clinic, Mission Viejo, CA
"I cannot say enough about this class- TAKE IT!!!”
“The Golden Dragon Medical Qi Gong Intensive was a transformative experience- both during the class and in the months since. The qi gong practices that David teaches have been profoundly healing for myself and helpful for my acupuncture practice. I have seen a huge difference in my ability to calm and center myself since using the Medical Qigong Techniques. The class setting was healing and safe, which allowed for some incredible healing to take place amongst the participants, and David guided us the whole way.
I cannot say enough about this class- TAKE IT!!!”
Julie Hutsell-Starling, L.Ac – Raleigh, NC
"...reminding us that true qigong is something quite beyond exercise!
“I recently participated in a weekend Medical QiGong Intensive with David Coon, and I returned to my practice full of life force and eager to assimilate my experience into my treatment approach. The sessions were well organized and well balanced between informative and “hands-on” practical, reminding us that true qigong is something quite beyond exercise! I look forward to future workshops. David is a monument to his own mastery, and his commitment to practicing and teaching medical qigong may very well effect in this country a resurrection of a much neglected branch of Chinese Medicine. We here in North Carolina are fortunate to have David and Tanya now in our area.”
Robin R. Whitlow, Dipl. Ac., Dipl. CH. – Hillsborough, North Carolina
“David’s Medical Qigong Intensive workshop was superb!"
“David’s Medical Qigong Intensive workshop was superb! He was extremely skilled at being able to communicate concepts and ideas with insight and clarity. The activities he chose were very helpful and allowed each person to grow from their current place of understanding and level of skill. I personally came away from the workshop with a much greater depth of understanding that will inform my personal and professional practice. A couple of ‘nuggets’ have already resulted from applying some of his suggestions. I heartily recommend this workshop!”
Diane Gross, DOM, L.Ac., Stillpoint Acupuncture and author of The Art of Personal Alchemy: Transform Your Emotional Lead into Gold. – Greensboro, NC
Had I not seen and felt it for myself, I’m not sure I could have believed in the existence of so much energy"
“I can best describe my experience at the Medical Qigong Intensive with three words: Acceptance! Energy! Peace! The experience created an atmosphere of full acceptance so that I as a lay person was accepted as a peer by the other participants who were all experienced practitioners of alternative healing therapies. Had I not seen and felt it for myself, I’m not sure I could have believed in the existence of so much energy which exists around us, between us and within us and can be channeled for healing, daily living and peace. I am a retired speech therapist who worked in very difficult environments in which at various times my physical being was in danger, and much toxic energy was constantly present. As a result, I have carried that energy with me into retirement. I learned many techniques to help me to begin to cleanse my body of the toxic energy and replace it with Chi. Had I had those skills at the beginning of my practice, I am sure my life would be much different now. I am beginning to feel Peace not felt previously. At the close of the session, I set a year goal which I was not convinced I could meet. With the energy I feel at this point already, I am nearly one-sixth of my way to that goal after just four sessions!
Thank you David and Tanya for allowing me to participate in the session.”
Keith Bullock, Retired Speech Therapist – Jonesboro, Georgia
"A teacher that exhibits true passion & dedication to the art of Qi Gong."
“In coming to this Medical Qi Gong Intensive, I was seeking a teacher with a genuine desire to share and guide in their knowledge and experiences. A teacher that exhibits true passion & dedication to the art of Qi Gong. Further more, someone who has a calm way of conveying, engaging and navigating all who are there in learning to cultivate Qi for oneself as well as to help others. It was a true pleasure to attend, meet and learn from David, a Qi Gong Master that embodies all the above mentioned. Will look forward to the next Qi Gong learning experience! With gratitude, Jeanie”
Jeanie Tham, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, Licensed Acupuncturist & Board Certified Herbalist – New Jersey/New York
"David Coon is a true teacher."
“David Coon is a true teacher. His thorough discussions were filled with valuable information. His explanations throughout the class were both relatable and one step ahead of any question that may have arisen as he was teaching. I have since started my own qi gong practice, and have implemented Medical Qigong into my Acupuncture Practice.”
Jodi Rose M.S., LAc, Licensed Acupuncturist – Chapel Hill, NC
From the first moment to the last I was engaged and fascinated"
“As an acupuncturist, keeping up with CEU requirements is sometimes a chore. On more than one occasion I’ve sat through droning presentations of rehashed information, just hoping for something useful, and watching the clock. Not so with David’s Qigong workshop! From the first moment to the last I was engaged and fascinated – with a hundred ideas running through my head of how to better help my patients. I know I have to cultivate my own practice first, but I’ve known that for a long time. After this seminar I finally feel like I have a starting place and a foundation that will help me prioritize my own practice and slowly evolve into a better practitioner for my patients. Thanks David!”
Anaya Palay, DAOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – Panama City Beach , FL
"David inspired me!"
“This Medical Qigong Intensive with David J. Coon was very informative and lots of fun! I learned so many ways to help restore my energy and well-being, as well as my patients. The instructor was very kind and willing to teach us a great amount of information in a short period of time. David inspired me! I am already adding Medical Qigong into my everyday life and acupuncture practice!”
Bridgette Barker, LAc, Acupuncturist – Hickory, NC