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 CERTIFIED QIGONG TRAINER

 

This is the first step in teaching Spring Forest Qigong. Those who become certified are authorized to teach Spring Forest Qigong Level One for Health in their community.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Be a Certified Practice Group Leader
  • Spring Forest Qigong Level Three for Advanced Healing live training in person with a qualified instructor
  • 5 Element Qigong Healing Movements online course or self-study package

Submit application for program after prerequisites have been met.

 

CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Attend 2-day Certification Class in person

2017 Training Dates

May 11-12th, Minneapolis, MN -- CLASS COMPLETED

September 23-24th, San Diego, CA

 

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A CERTIFIED TRAINER

  • Income from teaching Level One classes
    • Standardized price of $149 per student
  • Spring Forest Qigong will support Trainers by marketing of their classes on the Spring Forest Qigong website including:
    • Access to “Tools for Success,” a set of easy to use marketing tools
    • Managing all class registration/enrollment through Spring Forest Qigong website
    • Spring Forest Qigong will handle all customer service questions
    • Two geographic region marketing emails a month to promote your event
    • Marketing brochure template for your classes
    • Business card template
    • Power Point Class Presentation and class material
    • All certificates will be formatted by Spring Forest Qigong and sent to Certified Trainer for printing

*Spring Forest Qigong charges 20% service fee from the class revenue.

 

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Wholesale price for all Spring Forest Qigong teaching materials
  • Students feedback/survey

 

RE-CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Trainer must re-certify every three years by attending the one day recertification class. 
  • Every 3 years, Certified Trainer must satisfy the continuing education minimum requirement of 7 Spring Forest Qigong credits.

 


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?

If you only have one class left to take, you may attend the Certified Trainer program. However, you will not be awarded that certification until you meet all the requirements. SFQ will hold your certificate and other benefits until you complete the class.

 

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

No. While we would find great joy in your sharing what you have learned with your community, if it is not in your heart to do so, then we honor that.

 

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

No. Unless you are a Certified Instructor, which 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.

 

Will there be any future collaboration for me with Spring Forest Qigong, should I decide to offer classes via Spring Forest Qigong?

Your benefits will be:

•Income from teaching Level One classes at a Standardized price of $149 per student.
•Spring Forest Qigong will support Trainers by marketing their classes on the Spring Forest Qigong website. This includes:
o Managing all class registration/enrollment through Spring Forest Qigong website.
o Spring Forest Qigong will handle all customer service questions.
o Two geographic region marketing emails a month to promote your event.
o Marketing brochure template for your classes.
o Business card template.
o Power Point Class Presentation and class material.
o Access to “Tools for Success,” a set of easy to use marketing tools.
o All certificates will be formatted by Spring Forest Qigong and sent to Certified Trainer for printing.
*For all of the marketing and support, Spring Forest Qigong will receive 20% of class income.

 

How do you promote me and my classes?

By sending 2 Geographic emails a month to those in your area, 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 be standardized and 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?

The recertification process will include taking 7 Spring Forest Continuing Education credits, attending the annual conference once in a 3 year period, and taking a one day recertification class that will be available during the conference.

 

Do I have to take the certification class again to be re-certified?

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. 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, only for Certified Instructor. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Instructor and do not have a Bachelors degree, Spring Forest Qigong will arrange a 2-3-year mentorship program to help meet that goal.

 


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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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