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Dear student,

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Welcome to an experience that will change the course of your life. This training will both nurture and challenge you. You will make lifelong friends and be inspired during our time together. This event will be a profound opportunity to immerse yourself in the pioneering self-care health system of The Qigong Teacher Training School (QTTS). It will actualise your personal mission whether it be self-cultivation or teaching, and to launch your participation as a Qi cultivation professional in the new generation of mind-body exercise. We will be fully focused on maximising the health of our mind, body and spirit in the Way of the ancient Qi masters who gave birth to Qi cultivation. We will combine these ancient practices with modern techniques which are the forefront of understanding and working with the body. The Qigong Teacher Training School method, ‘moved’ will teach you how to get in your body. Learn about and cultivate mind-body awareness. Your experience will be a unique one, according to your own needs and abilities. So step into your own joyful journey of discovery with QTTS, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live. I look forward to sharing and passing on this intelligent movement and lifestyle practice for all. Prepared to be moved!

Deniz Founder, teacher and lifelong student.



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PROSPECTUS 2015/16 TEACHER TRAINING DIPLOMA and SELF-CULTIVATION CERTIFICATE


THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL METHOD - moved The Qigong Teacher Training School (QTTS) draws from authentic Qigong and movement education ‘moved’. moved contains all original concepts and benefits associated with traditional Qigong, taught using methods, terms and expressions that modern western individuals can associate with and understand.

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The QTTS programme was created by carefully reviewing many of the most popular, prevalent and beneficial forms of Qigong and backed by years of successfully teaching and integrating pioneering western health concepts. This creates a unique secular self-care health system that engages the ‘whole’: body, mind and spirit.

moved follows the Way of Nature, a deeper understanding of your body's inherent and intrinsic wisdom and capacities in an experiential exploration in nature, science and anatomy. Being moved will increase your body literacy, which is the ability to listen, understand and consciously respond to the signals of your body and develop body awareness through 21st century methods.

moved is a clever system that offers a path to integrate the body, mind, emotional self and spirit. Grounded in traditional Qigong, moved is a passionate and stimulating way to gain physical and mental health, wellbeing and personal growth. It is a way to discover one's own deeper meaning, value and depth in living. What is unique to QTTS is the innovative integration of ancient Eastern practices with modern Western methods. Drawn from three discerning disciplines: 1. Taoist Water Method, the first and purest original branch of Qigong, which began to create and establish Qigong as a complete self-care health system. This became the foundation for Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, self-healing energy work, tai chi and associated therapies such as Shiatsu and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). 2. Zen principles on mindfulness, living in the present and simplifying life. Applying these principles, we can learn to live happily in the present moment instead of getting lost in the past or worrying about the future. Dwelling in the present moment, is the only way to truly develop peace, both in oneself and in the world, and is a practice that provides us with the opportunity to transform our suffering. 3. Structural Integration using the Anatomy Trains Concept. Applying the missing link of understanding the fascial whole-body connections through our Qigong movement. Integrating this fascinating and essential subject allows for our inherent Qigong body to connect deeper to our practice. The combined practice of these three disciplines gives the practitioner a remarkable understanding and connection to their mind, body and spirit. All experienced through Qigong Teacher Training School and being moved.

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WHY THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL METHOD? Due to its inaccessibility and complexity, many people haven’t heard of Qigong, as perhaps they have with the plentiful Yoga practices, and therefore haven’t experienced it’s wonderful Way. Unlike Yoga with its sometimes uncomfortable stretches, Qigong is not as demanding on the body and not as exacting as the martial art forms of Tai Chi. Yet Qigong is the original all-in-one health care system that is shrouded in over 5000 years of tradition with countless health benefits.

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We aim to demystify and illuminate Qigong, and make it accessible and obtainable to everyone to improve the quality of life for people of all ages, from all backgrounds – whether well or unwell. It is suitable for those wishing for a ‘self-care’ practice which is constantly adapting to their lifestyle providing a clever wholesome mind-body exercise. Including those who may want to address specific illnesses such as chronic pain, limited mobility, deficient immune systems, anxiety or depression. This method includes techniques and exercises that improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. The movements are totally adaptable, which makes it fun, easy and comfortable to learn. This encourages people of all levels and abilities to learn and participate. As an integrated practice, moved leads to developing a loving, healthy lifestyle, and provides both traditional and non-traditional results such as: increased awareness and sensitivity, organ conditioning, energy rejuvenation, joint, muscle and spinal flexibility, and clarity of mind. Students and practitioners will develop their abilities to focus and concentrate in a deep state of relaxation through breathing practices, movement, meditation and self-massage, providing simple, effective self-care skills that can be used throughout life.

THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL TECHNIQUE QTTS uses our own intelligent and intuitive technique, The Way To Be, which underlies all our practices. The Way To Be is a set of skills delivered as a self-care toolbox. These tools are designed to release the tension from the entire nervous system (including the fascia, sinews, tendons, ligaments and muscles). The culminating effects of using the The Way To Be Tools : • induces the Qi state • enhances body awareness • frees emotions • expands mental insight • awakens higher consciousness • integrates the body, mind, emotions and spirit • facilitates and opens our intrinsic healing process © 2014 | THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL

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THE WAY TO BE TOOLBOX The Awakening Tool, is a way to awaken the energy and consciousness in the body. The shaking movement can help us open our energy gates and meridians - the energy channels in the body. The technique of shaking the body is associated with new energy and new life. The Standing Tool is absolute peace - void of any movement, thought or activity - and complete nothingness. It allows for the reduction of tension, even deep unconscious body tension, which usually goes, undetected. Often we are unaware of these “background” tensions but by the time we discover their unhealthy effect on us, it is too late. The Scanning Tool is your imaginary silent best friend giving you an objective, non-judgmental observation of your inner-self. It is an internal review of how you ‘really’ feel inside. The Sensational Listening Tool is a daily approach to self-awareness, discovery and healing. It is lifestyle practice helping you recognise and understand when you feel out of sync or generally uncomfortable. You become more aware, more effective in communicating and more efficient in processing information. The Breathing Tool, is designed to activate the diaphragm muscle and improve the functioning of your internal organs - liver, kidneys, heart, spleen and lungs. By expanding the lungs we invoke the body's innate ‘relaxation response.’ The Dissolving Tool is a lost and rarely taught component in Qigong, however an essential one to achieve the ‘true’ Qi state. A complete union of mind and body are experienced using this tool. But its true quality cannot be explained in rational words only understood through its practice. The Stimuless Tool is accessed by the eyes, known as the ‘windows to the soul and spirit.’ Everyday through our eyes, our nervous system is bombarded with stimuli from books, television, signs, mobile phones, computers and all kinds of modern technology. This tool soothes and calms the entire nervous system.

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! WHAT IS IT, TO BE moved? !

Typically a moved class lasts an hour and a half. It will include stillness, breathing, applying The Way To Be Toolbox, Qigong forms, laughter and discussion.

! No music, no equipment, no lycra, no mirrors. Just you! !

The moved experience is how we describe the sensation of taking a Qigong class. The most important thing is not the form or the movement, but the state of being, the Qi state, in which you do the movement. The Qi state is accessed through purposeful attention to posture, movement, breath and focused awareness. So, we relax and enjoy doing these movements however they come out. Bring your attention to the actuality of the present moment. Step into your own joyful journey with Qigong, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live.

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To create a “new” self-care health system where individuals have the tools to accomplish balance, harmony and vitality in their lives. To transform the health, happiness and wellbeing of individuals and communities through inspirational whole mind-body exercises using moved. Our vision for self-care is that if we can offer Self-Applied Health Enhancement Methods (SAHEM), in affordable classes and subsequently in the comfort of our own home for no cost, then self-health care is free, and health, happiness and wellbeing are spread through our communities.

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We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash and enhance their individual potential to live a fulfilling and meaningful life – by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. With the right tools and education, we can increase our confidence and happiness. We can become connected to others to shape a consciousness that extends beyond our own. Our aim is to share the health benefits of moved and have a fully trained QTTS teacher in ever major town and city in the UK (and beyond).

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ABOUT THE PROGRAMME Qigong teachers, Qigong Teacher Training School teachers, are currently in high demand in the Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) sector for their clarity and precision of instruction, as well as their technical skills, abilities and compassionate approach. The programme provides comprehensive training in the QTTS method, where students will build a solid foundation through either the Self-Cultivation track or the Teacher Training track with the option to teach Qigong classes with confidence and ease. We strive to create a learning environment which is stimulating, challenging and spiritually nourishing. Through experiential learning you will practice and teach sets that combine gentle movement, breathing and mindful intention. In addition students will learn Eastern and Western theories and practice through specialised subjects delivered by expert guest tutors.

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WHY NOW? As pressures mount on the NHS, health professionals are looking towards complementary and alternative methods to offer ‘Lifestyle Prescriptions’ and encourage patients to help themselves and lead healthy lifestyles. As this happens the popularity and effectiveness of Qigong will only increase. “A national study completed in 2007 concluded that: More and more people are turning to CAM therapies in point of fact 51% of the population are expected to use one or more CAM therapies during their lifetime.” “The General Medical Council, the body which licenses doctors to practice medicine in the UK, states in its guidance for the profession that doctors should be able to: Demonstrate awareness that many patients use complementary and alternative therapies, and awareness of the existence and range of these therapies, why patients use them, and how this might affect other types of treatment that patients are receiving." “The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the statutory body responsible for providing national guidance and advice to improve health and social care, states that…the use of CAM is widespread and increasing across the developed world.” “The medical profession is attempting to respond to the rapidly growing public demand for CAMs − over 50% of GPs are now providing access to a range of treatments and therapies that are outside conventional medicine.” Quotes sourced from www.commissioning.gp. A website which allows GPs to utilise the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of hospital/social care services in the NHS and private sector, UK and abroad, as well as databases and information on all the current Clinical Commissioning Groups.

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QTTS TWO TRACKS OF LEARNING SELF-CULTIVATION CERTIFICATE (126 contact hours + 139 hours home practice and eLearning + reading = minimum 265 hours) This track focuses the Qigong Teacher Training School self-cultivation practices, along with relevant theory and history, to deepen students' understanding of how to use moved as a tool for the physical body, the emotional/energetic body and the spiritual body.  Perfect for those looking to integrate balance, harmony and vitality through Qigong into their daily lives. Students will learn a wide variety of dynamic and static Qigong forms, and choose for themselves which form(s) they will use in their personal home practice. Once you have passed your self-cultivation certificate you can then chose to go on to the Teacher Training Diploma by successfully attending and completing the additional teacher training modules. These must be completed within 24 months of your certificate. The QTTS Self-Cultivation Certificate Programme is taught over 10 months (9 weekends), beginning in March 2015 and finishing in December 2015. Classes are held Saturdays (11-6) and Sundays (9-4) unless otherwise noted.

TEACHER TRAINING DIPLOMA (210 contact hours + 325 hours home practice and eLearning + reading = minimum 535 hours) This track focuses on the teaching applications of the Qigong Teacher Training School programme. In addition to the Self-Cultivation Certificate, students will learn how to use and teach the wide variety of moved practices in a class environment.  Students will undertake online certified programmes and attend additional ‘teaching methodology’ modules in order to graduate and become a teacher. Once the student has completed the Teacher Training Diploma, he or she is eligible to become a CERTIFIED moved teacher from the School of Qigong Teacher Training School. This means that the student will have reached a depth of understanding necessary to teach Qigong classes to the public. Most importantly, throughout the programme, the student will have benefited from his or her own self-cultivation, and these benefits immediately ripple out into the student's professional and personal life. The QTTS Teacher Training Diploma Program is taught over 17 months (15 weekends), beginning in March 2015 and finishing in July 2016. Classes are held Saturdays (11-6) and Sundays (9-4) unless otherwise noted.

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PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS • Classes are held at our own wellbeing studio • Taught by teacher and founder of BE. School of Life Arts and School of Qigong Teacher Training School alongside expert guest teachers specialising in Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Anatomy Trains concept • Comprehensive teacher training manual • A unique East meets West collaboration • Limited intake of students to ensure a high level of teaching • Two learning tracks to choose from • Exponential personal development • Confidence to teach and share moved with your own class of students • Ability and confidence to run your own small business • Discover the pioneering methods of moved and the Anatomy Trains Concept

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • At least one year of recent experience as a student practising Qigong, Tai Chi or Yoga (or another mind/body practice) • Attend a moved Experience Weekend • An inner desire to want to help others and an absolute trust to keep the integrity and authenticity of the School of Applied Integrative Qigong principles • To uphold our Circle of Values and the Wellbeing Desiderata (available from the website) • Application and interview • Priority will be given to Teacher Training applicants • Please note the final module is over two nights/three days

• Knowledge of Eastern and Western medicine to back your teaching • Listing on our registered teacher directory • Ongoing support and coaching from an established school - you’re never alone! • The use of the School of Qigong Teacher Training School brand and registered Trade Mark logo. Using our brand will offer a 'promise of an experience' and conveys to your prospective students a certain assurance as to the quality they will receive • Tried and tested marketing material templates to promote your classes • A host of exciting and innovative CPD courses to keep you personally stimulated and learning, providing additional material to continue passing on to your students • A walk about Norwich City to help you find your way around • Geographical boundaries (depending on population) per teacher to alleviate conflict of interest

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Optional extra to help you set up your professional QTTS classes• The option to have a branded personal website built for your business and personalised email address (yourname@thewaytobe.org)

! IDEAL FOR • Anyone interested in becoming a teacher of the revolutionary QTTS method - moved • Anyone wanting to deepen their own practice and explore their inner potential • Students and practitioners from all skill levels, ages, and backgrounds, looking to deepen their insights into health and wellbeing for themselves and others. Including sports & fitness instructors and trainers, to yoga and Pilates teachers, physiotherapists, educators, massage therapists, body workers and others.

SELF CARE It is essential for our students to develop a daily at-home Qigong habit. One of the foundations of Qigong Teacher Training School is regular Qigong practice, journaled for both tracks of learning during the programme. Through experiential Qigong and development of a positive approach to life, you can learn to solve personal challenges and find inner contentment. This requires commitment and discipline, some of the foundations for Qigong study and practice.

UPON GRADUATION You will have a set of unparalleled life skills. As practitioners of moved your innate understanding of your bodies will be second to none. To add to this you will have an integrated understanding of anatomy, which will help you to understand what your body already knows. Your intelligent, welleducated, Qigong body together with your enlightened mind will allow a deeper understanding of all aspects of Qigong to benefit both yourself and your students.   As a graduate from the teacher training track you will be ready and fully equipped to teach Qigong publicly or privately, in studios, health clubs, community centres and institutions. Join THE NEW GENERATION OF MIND-BODY-EXERCISE THERAPISTS and help yourself to help others!

OUR PROMISE Certification for teaching self-care practices of Qigong will only become more prevalent as NHS pressures mount and individuals start and need to look for practices to help themselves. Programmes that seek to bring integrative, complementary, mind/body concepts to the mainstream, typically require a system of certification for minimum standards of quality, effectiveness and safety. The School of Qigong Teacher Training School is diligent and conscious to this fact, so we have created a level of teaching that has integrity, authenticity and is backed up with scientific research and methods, creating a benchmark of excellence. We want to share our love and deep-rooted experience of Qigong with those who are inspired to do the same. Qigong has touched our hearts and lives, and has become who we are and what we © 2014 | THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL

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want to contribute to the humanity as an integral part of our responsibilities in life. We are truly in debt how Qigong has benefited us, to the sense of joy, love and compassion that flowered in all of us.

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TUITION FEES Teacher Training Diploma £2,750* Self-Cultivation Certificate £1,950 The price includes all relating teaching during the modules, Anatomy and Physiology, assessments and class notes. * Includes a comprehensive teacher training manual.

PAYMENT METHODS

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Deposit of £300 is required upon acceptance.
 Payment Option 1 Full payment upfront Payment Option 2* Deposit + 3 x Instalments Payment Option 3* Deposit + 16 monthly instalments (*this option incurs a 5% administration fee)

ADDITIONAL COSTS •

There are several books necessary for the course that should amount to no more than £100

If you require accommodation we can recommend local friendly guest houses

Emergency First Aid Certificate for Teacher Training students

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Timetable of Dates 2015/16 MODULES

DATES 2015

SELF-CULTIVATION

TEACHER TRAINING

INTRODUCTION TO QTTS A WALK AROUND NORWICH The Way To Be TOOLBOX

MARCH 7TH & 8TH

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ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (The Way To Be TOOLBOX)

APRIL 18TH & 19TH

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MOVEMENT EDUCATION (The Way To Be TOOLBOX)

MAY 9TH & 10TH

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TCM (The Way To Be TOOLBOX) FIVE TREASURES QIGONG

JUNE 6TH & 7TH

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FUNDAMENTALS QIGONG

JULY 4TH & 5TH

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LEADING AND GUIDING QIGONG

SEPTEMBER 12TH & 13TH

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FIVE ELEMENTS QIGONG

OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH

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HEAVEN AND EARTH QIGONG

NOVEMBER 7TH & 8TH

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REVIEW OF YEAR ONE MID-PROGRAMME ASSESSMENT FOR TEACHER TRAINING STUDENTS SELF-CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATE

DECEMBER 5TH & 6TH

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FIVE TREASURES QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING PRACTICES,TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGY

FEBRUARY 6TH & 7TH 2016

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FUNDAMENTALS QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING PRACTICES,TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGY

MARCH 5TH & 6TH

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LEADING AND GUIDING QIGONG HEAVEN AND EARTH QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING PRACTICES,TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGY

APRIL 16TH & 17TH

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FIVE ELEMENT QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING PRACTICES, TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGY

MAY 7TH & 8TH

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REVIEW OF ALL QTTS PRACTICES TEACHER TRAINING COMPREHENSIVE

JUNE 10TH, 11TH & 12TH

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MOCK CLASSES TTD GRADUATION

JULY 2ND & 3RD

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DAILY JOURNALLED PRACTICE

ONGOING

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RECOMMENDED READING

ONGOING

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FIRST AID / CPR

MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE END OF THE PROGRAM

PROPRIOCEPTION

SELF-STUDY DEC 2015

ETHICS

SELF-STUDY JAN 2016

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mov EXPERIENCE BEING moved AT ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCE WEEKENDS

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This weekend serves to those considering becoming a QTTS Teacher or starting on your SelfCultivation journey. The weekend will be an insight to being moved with the various forms we teach including The Way To Be, you will get a feel for A PLACE TO BE our wellbeing studio and just as importantly how you connect with your teacher and founder of QTTS. Once you have a flavour and taste of moved you will be taken deeper into your practice, putting your newly learnt tools into action and initiating your Qi state and relaxation response. Time for questions about the programs and individually interviews will also be held as well as an opportunity to discover the beautiful city of Norwich.

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The weekend includes a light vegetarian lunch on both days and specialist Chinese teas to enhance your experience. The cost of the weekend is £150 which will be reimbursed if you sign up to the program on the weekend (accommodation is not included). Please get in touch if you would like to attend but cannot make this date.

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Please note that moved and The Way To Be techniques are the intellectual property of the School of Qigong Teacher Training School and currently applying for Trade Mark registration. Under no circumstances should the name moved or The Way To Be and it’s techniques be used to teach in public without certified permission.

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BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

6th - 7th September Future dates may become available, please get in touch.

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CURRICULUM All modules are held on Saturdays (11-6) and Sundays (9-4).

COMBINED MODULES FOR BOTH THE TEACHER TRAINING DIPLOMA AND SELF-CULTIVATION CERTIFICATE:

INTRODUCTION TO QIGONG FOUNDATIONS Qigong is introduced as a process of living in the present moment through awakening our physical, psychological and spiritual capacities. Students explore the multifaceted levels of QTTS practices to develop a home practice that will support personal growth throughout the programme.

QIGONG HISTORY, THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY (SELF-STUDY) Students learn an overview of the 5,000 year-old history of Qigong, exploring the major scriptures and texts that lay the foundation for the practice. Teacher trainees are introduced to the important philosophical concepts and texts including: the illustrated Tao de Ching, Secret of the Golden Flower and many more.

QTTS QIGONG FORMS Five Treasures Qigong Five Treasures Qigong is the core part of our programme because it teaches the fundamentals of how to activate and harness qi, your life-force energy, to improve health, mobility and suppleness whilst reducing stress. These fundamental Qigong exercises improve qi flow, posture and balance, and loosen tension in muscles, joints, ligaments and internal organs. The Five Treasures Qigong is composed of five sequential exercises: The Lower Jiao Exercise | The Middle Jiao Exercise | The Upper Jiao Exercise The Taoist Spine (and neck) Lengthening | Cloud Hands Exercise The techniques and exercises of Five Treasures Qigong form the foundation for the health and power aspects of moved. By learning and practising Five Treasures Qigong, you'll take the most important first step toward genuine, lifelong health and vibrancy. Fundamentals Qigong: These fundamental energy exercises are designed to align the body, open the key energy centres and ensure that a smooth flow of internal energy is maintained throughout the body. These are primarily medical exercises although they are incredibly useful as postural correction exercises. Š 2014 | THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL

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Five Elements Qi Gong: These are simple Qi Gong exercises based upon the movement of the five elements within the body. Their key function is to regulate the pulses of internal energy which run through the body governing the connection between our mind and our body. Heaven and Earth Qigong: This simple yet favourite form bridges the beginning and advanced work within the MOVED Method. Heaven and Earth Qigong includes, pulsing the joints and opening/closing the body. Leading and Guiding Qigong: These are more elongated, stretching exercises which use physical opening movements combined with directed intention and powerful breathing techniques. They are designed to purge stagnant toxins from the body which will in turn lead to a greater level of internal well-being.

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Investigate the fundamental concepts of anatomy and physiology. Learn the building blocks of our beautifully complex tensile system. From a developmental and functional standpoint observe the primitive body moving in our high-tech age. From Guimberteau to Schleip, Langevin to Myers let western research and ideas open up a new level of understanding of a once mythical and hidden eastern art. At the heart of this module is the concept of Anatomy Trains, an understanding of which allows us to catch up with the paradigm shift in how we look at fascia and what it means for movement, health and dysfunction. Learn to use the Anatomy Trains concept to comprehend the larger pattern of your students’ structural relationships. Set the once divided aspects of qi, fascia, viscera and musculoskeletal system into a contextual whole within your Qigong practice.

INTEGRATED ANATOMY / MOVEMENT EDUCATION Integrate the skills and knowledge from the anatomy and physiology module into your Qigong practice. Learn to apply the theories of Anatomy Trains and fascial training into your practice. Understand detailed, assessment principles. Apply the principles of integrated movement and biomechanics in both a Qigong context and in everyday movements, from walking to answering the phone. Find out how we can manipulate our meridians, and thereby our fascial system through movement. Gain an understanding of how Qigong works from a western scientific view and be able to explain this to others.

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE An insight into the foundations for Oriental medicine, specifically tailored for QTTS practitioners: yin-yang, five elements, vital substances, zang-fu, food and more. Point Energetics & Location. An in-depth course covering the function and location of the main acupuncture channels, and commonly used points, through health-massage (Anmo) in Qigong. © 2014 | THE QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL

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PROPRIOCEPTION (SELF-STUDY) Using the latest neuroscience, somatics, connective tissue and pain research, we’ll examine simple but powerfully tangible ways to include body/mind awareness in a bodywork context. Relevant to working with chronic pain, emotional wellbeing, stress and any other issues with a body/mind dimension.

ETHICS FOR THE REAL WORLD (SELF-STUDY) This series uses real-life scenarios to give students a new understanding about the power and potential of the client/practitioner relationship. The focus is on fresh perspectives relating to boundaries, money, effectiveness and other real-world issues.

SPECIALISED MODULES FOR THE TEACHER TRAINING DIPLOMA QIGONG TRAINING PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES 1 Students learn the purpose and benefits of Qigong classes. Trainees learn techniques to develop their personal power, presence and projection as Qigong teachers.

QIGONG TRAINING PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES 2


Trainees develop a sound understanding of the benefits, contraindications and modifications of practice. Particular attention will be given to understanding the language of forms, principles of flow, and how movement and alignment affect the psychosomatic and energy systems. This study directs teacher trainees towards steadiness, ease of movement and flow.

QIGONG TEACHING METHODOLOGY 1 Optimal Qigong class sequencing is emphasised: Students learn the principles of observation, demonstration and verbal cueing for Qigong movement and postures so that students can selfcorrect and experience the adjustment in their own body. Students develop confidence in teaching through practice, observation, demonstration, dialogue and group work.

QIGONG TEACHING METHODOLOGY 2 Embodiment of personal practice, clarity and conscious communication are necessary tools required to teach professional Qigong classes. By learning and applying these methods, teacher trainees are able to electively demonstrate and teach Qigong techniques, creating a peaceful and non-competitive class environment. They will also learn self-discovery techniques such as contemplative journaling, dialogue and group discussion.

QIGONG TEACHER TRAINING COMPREHENSIVE Students final practicum will be teaching a beginners Qigong class using the skills and techniques learned throughout the teacher training course. Additional topics covered throughout the course are: ethical behaviour and the identity of a QTTS teacher, roles and responsibilities inside and outside the class setting, and meeting the challenges of teaching Qigong. Students will learn the business, marketing and financial aspects of class development.

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QIGONG PRACTICE Developing an on-going Qigong practice is an essential part of teaching the art and science of Qigong. After each weekend module there is required self-study, reading and daily journaled Qigong practice.

ETHICS FOR THE REAL WORLD (SELF-STUDY) This series uses real-life scenarios to give students a new understanding about the power and potential of the client/practitioner relationship. The focus is on fresh perspectives relating to boundaries, money, effectiveness and other real-world issues.

FIRST AID TRAINING / CPR During your programme you will be required to complete a basic/emergency first aid training certificate before you can graduate (cost not included). We have decided to allow trainees to do this themselves so that it can be done closer to home and in their own time.

ASSESSMENT AND GRADUATION 

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Students will be assessed through continuous tutor assessment, self assessment and submission of home study exercises and projects. Students will graduate upon successful completion of these elements and are able to demonstrate confidence in delivering all the elements of the MOVED method.

! YEARLY REFRESHER !

Upon successful completion of your Teacher Training Diploma, you will be required to attend a yearly refresher weekend. You will also be asked to arrange a convenient yearly visit by Deniz or a QTTS senior teacher to attend one of your regular classes to observe and mentor your teaching.

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Ohana Breathing Program Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong Hun Yuan Qigong Gods Playing in the Clouds Bagua - Circle walking QTTS Therapy - Hands on bodywork integrating Qigong massage with fascial techniques Teaching one to one

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DIPLOMA THIS DIPLOMA IS PRESENTED TO !

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In recognition of successfully completing all the modules of The Qigong Teacher Training School Programme.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, of a good teacher, who talks little, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say, ‘We did this ourselves.’

_________________________________________! Deniz Paradot - Founder and teacher

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In recognition of successfully completing all the modules of The Qigong Teacher Training School Self-Cultivation Programme.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, of a good teacher, who talks little, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say, ‘We did this ourselves.’

_________________________________________! Deniz Paradot - Founder and teacher

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If we have moved and inspired you to either become a teacher or start your own selfcultivation journey with The Qigong Teacher Training School, then you are more than welcome to take the next steps and start your journey.

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1. Ensure you have read and agree with The QTTS Values, Principles and Desiderata which are available from our website. 2. Call or email Deniz directly if you have any questions. 3. Complete the Application form. 4. Book yourself on the being moved Experience Weekend.

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Once your application has been approved and you attend the weekend (and a successful interview), you will be formally invited onto the programme.

! Visit the website here. ! www.aplacetobe.me ! Call if you have any questions. ! t | 01603 928992 m | 07977 114031 ! Email if you prefer. ! info@aplacetobe.me ! Download the application here. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Qigong Teacher Training School Prospectus 2015/16