Grasping Qi & Qigong Series - Course 1

Ancient Qigong Tradition Meets Modern Science

This course covers a detailed analysis of the modern Western science (physics and anatomy) behind traditional Chinese energetics. It also covers several simple exercises to teach you how to make and circulate your internal energy.

David Lloyd
David Lloyd

Course Overview

Have you ever wanted to understand the foundations of traditional Chinese medicine using modern scientific research? Have you ever decided to start a Qigong practice, but didn't know where to begin? Do you want to experience an authentic Qigong lineage, backed by modern science?


If so, this is the course for you.


In this course's theory section, you learn modern science behind how our bodies create and circulate energy. You learn how our three Dan Tian generate and store energy. You learn the contemporary anatomy that validated the presence of the acupuncture channel system. You learn how modern research explains the ancient concept of Jing (Essence), Qi (Energy), and Shen (Spirit). You also learn the fascinating science behind the Qigong mindstate of Ru Jing, and how modern science has proven the link behind how our minds connect to the environment.


In this course's practical section, you learn about the fundamentals of proper Qigong posture, the three methods of proper Qigong breathing, and several basic exercises that help you create more Qi. Along with generating more Qi, you also learn how to move Qi and increase your Qi's power.


Don't delay; get started today!


Dr. David Lloyd, R.Ac, R.TCMP, D.Ac has been studying Qigong for 30 years and instructing for 20 years. His mission has always been to bridge classical Chinese medical theory with western science.


  • Understand the Western science behind Qi.

  • Understand the Western science behind how energy circulates within the body.

  • Understand how our minds connect to the resonance of the planet while practicing Qigong.

  • Understand the fundamentals of proper Qigong posture.

  • Understand the fundamentals of proper Qigong breathing.


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    Introduction: What is Qi? What is Qigong? How does modern science explain the nature of Qi and Qigong?

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    What are the three treasures in traditional Chinese medicine? What are the three dan tian in traditional Chinese medicine? What are energy chanels? How does modern science explain these ancient concepts?

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    What is the Qigong mindstate of Ru Jing? What is the schumann resonance? How does modern science explain these ancient concepts?

  • 1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    How do we practice Qigong? What are the basics of Qigong breathing and posture?

  • 1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    How do we practice Yong Quan breathing? How do we practice Lao Gong Breathing? How do we practice grand circulation breathing?

  • 2 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    How do we practice Yi Quan breathing?

  • 2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs



  • Leanne P. (United States of America)

    This is an amazing course for the beginner.

  • Sara D. (Canada)

    Highly would recommend this class! A great first step into Qi Gong Breathing and starting your Qi Gong practice.


David Lloyd

David Hastings Lloyd, R.Ac, R.TCMP, has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine and Qigong for over 20 years and has also authored several books on these topics.


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More Details
  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Standard Certificate (2.5), Florida (2.5), NCCAOM (2.5), IVAS (2.5)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Studio Recording

  • Course Length: 2.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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