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The Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer program are for those individuals who want to teach a qualified Spring Forest Qigong Level One for Health in their community and who are interested in creating a stream of income by teaching classes in partnership with Spring Forest Qigong.

Everyone can teach and share Spring Forest Qigong, but only SFQ Certified Professional's classes are recognized and qualified for future Qigong certification requirement.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Be a Certified Practice Group Leader

  • Has completed a minimum of thirty (30) hours leading a practice group (self-documented). You can download a Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer Portfolio here: add link to portfolio here

  • Has attended a Spring Forest Qigong Level Three for Advanced Healing live training with a qualified instructor

 

After you have completed the pre-requisites, you can submit your application for entrance into the Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer program.

Once we receive your application, we will verify that you have met the prerequisites. If all prerequisites have been completed, you will receive another email from us with further instructions to access the pre-training learning materials and online exams.

If you have not met the prerequisites, you will receive an email informing you of what further action is needed from you.

 

CERTIFICATION TRAINING

  • Must pass Teaching Professionals Ethics Exam
  • Must pass Certified Trainer Knowledge Exam
  • Attend 2-day Certification Class in person
  • Must pass Certified Trainer Demonstration Evaluation

 

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A CERTIFIED TRAINER

 

INCOME FROM TEACHING QIGONG 

Make money by doing what you love, make money by doing what gives you more vitality and energy! Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer is a Qigong teacher who is teaching in Master Chunyi Lin's Qigong tradition of 25 years.

MARKETING SUPPORT FROM SFQ

  • Class listing on Spring Forest Qigong website
  • Managing all class registration/enrollment through Spring Forest Qigong website
  • Handles all customer service questions Email promotion of your classes (excluding online classes)
  • Marketing brochure template for your classes, enable your own local, in-ground marketing
  • Business card template
  • Financial settlement from Spring Forest Qigong

TOOLBOX FOR SUCCESS

Access your own Toolbox for Success online, all the essentials for you to teach Spring Forest Qigong Level 1 for Health.

  • Class Powerpoint presentation with video for teaching
  • A teacher's wisdom document filled with wonderful teachings class format samples
  • Class preparation checklist
  • Students handouts
  • Certified Trainer teaching manual

 

Spring Forest Qigong will issue survey and all certificates of attendance to the students.

Spring Forest Qigong charges 20% royalty from class revenue for use of Spring Forest Qigong intellectual property and materials.

 

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Wholesale price for all Spring Forest Qigong brand teaching materials

  • Class/retreat/event discounts
  • Students feedback/survey

 

RE-CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Trainer must re-certify every three years by attending one (1) Annual Conference during three (3) year certification period, and the 1-day recertification class.
  • Every three (3) years, Certified Trainer must satisfy the continuing education minimum requirement of 7 Spring Forest Qigong credits.
  • Must complete and pass annual Ethics exam.
  • Must have taught minimum three (3) qualifying Level One for Health classes during the three (3) year certification period.

FAQ

Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer

 

I have not completed all the required courses yet and I am planning on completing them in the near future, can I still take the training class?

All requirements need to be completed prior to taking the training class


Do I have to teach Spring Forest Qigong Level One class after I am certified?

Yes, a Certified Trainer must have taught a minimum three (3) qualifying Level One for Health classes during the three (3) year certification period.


I have a ton of experience with Spring Forest Qigong, can I teach Level Two and beyond?

No. Unless you are a Certified Instructor, who can teach Level One, Two, and Three. If you are certified as a Spring Forest Qigong Certified Trainer, you can teach Level One. If you want to teach classes beyond Level One, we encourage you to seek certification for Certified Instructors.


Do I have to offer the class via Spring Forest Qigong? What if I don't want to?

Yes, once you decided to teach Spring Forest Qigong Level One as a Certified Qigong Trainer, Spring Forest Qigong will help you set up the class enrollment via our website.


How do you promote me and my classes?

By sending 2 Geographic emails a month to those in your area (excluding on-line classes), monthly Upcoming Classes email, monthly Qi~full Living Newsletter, and by listing your class on the website.


How do I submit my classes so Spring Forest Qigong can advertise for me?

Through the online form.


Do I have to look for the teaching venue myself?

Yes. You should use your contacts and knowledge of your community to help you find a space.


I want to charge less than Spring Forest Qigong when teaching level one, can I do that?

All class costs will have a minimum charge when offered via Spring Forest Qigong.


How long is my certification good for?

Your certification will be valid for three years before needing to be re-certified.


What is the re-certification process?

You will not be required to complete the entire certification course. Instead, you will need to attend a one-day recertification class.


If my certification lapses, do I have to start over?

No. Your Spring Forest Qigong class work will still count. But you must retake the certification class at the level you were certified in to be re-instated.


Do I have to have a 4-year college degree?

Not for Level One Trainer. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Instructor, you will be required to have a 4-year college degree or a SFQ will arrange for you to complete a Spring Forest Qigong Bachelor Equivalency transcript.



All Spring Forest Qigong Certified Professionals are required to uphold the highest standards of ethics and behavior.

Spring Forest Qigong reserves the right to revoke any certification if a Certified Professional takes actions that reflect unfavorably on Spring Forest Qigong and/or engages in unlicensed use of the Spring Forest Qigong brand name and Spring Forest Qigong copyrighted material anywhere in the world. If you are unsure of the appropriate use of the Spring Forest Qigong brand name, please contact .

If you believe a Spring Forest Qigong Certified Professional has exhibited unethical behavior, please contact . To report suspected unlicensed use of the Spring Forest Qigong brand name, please contact .

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