Discover more about Level 1


the foundations

of Qigong

150 hours - LEVEL 1

QIGong teacher training

The foundations of Qigong Level 1 Teacher Training is an extremely comprehensive Qigong Teacher Training Program designed to give you all the underlying principles and exercises you need to either 1. build a powerful life-changing personal home-based practice, or 2. to begin incorporating Qigong training programs into your own wellness business, giving your clients the options to get involved in training some amazing new Qi-based exercise medicine.

The practices taught in this course would suit Yoga classes, Pilates classes, Personal Trainers, Acupuncturists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists and Therapists, Somatic healers, Energy workers as well as other wellness-based therapy or training systems or for people facilitating holistic workshops, events or personal development programs.

Learning to incorporate Qigong into your lifestyle or business offers you the ability to include ancient energy-based movement medicine, breathwork and the medical philosophy of Chinese medicine seamlessly into your programs and reap the benefits of being an industry leader in this emerging exercise system as Qigong begins its rise into the mainstream movement culture and modern energetic/spiritual training consciousness.   

Qi Fit's Qigong Teacher Training program will give you a solid foundation of correct structure and movement of Qigong practice as well as the underpinning Chinese Medical theory and Taoist philosophy which forms the basis of Qigong's holistic approach to internal exercise training and human longevity.


With well over 25 practical qigong training exercises, 6 powerful Qigong self-healing practices and specific Qigong exercises to cultivate your energetic healing gifts this course will help you begin developing your internal energy system and help you provide excellent content for integrative wellness classes or your own personal practice!


This course will give you a thorough knowledge of Qigong's why's, how's, when's, do's and don'ts, give you the skills to develop a powerful personal practice or teach Qigong confidently and effectively to a wide range of demographics.


The Foundations of Qigong is the foundational course for all further Qi Fit teacher training programs.


Check this out... Just a few of the Qigong exercises you will be learning...

An Approved

IICT Provider

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level 1 certification:

The entire Level 1 training consists of 150 hours coming into line with professional Yoga Teacher Training requirements for foundational instructor level qualifications.

6 Practical weekend workshops = 12 days (96 hours)

consisting of:

  • 1x day - Introduction and the foundations of qigong (8 hours)

  • 2x days - Structure and movement - the tensegrity system and internal movement (16 hours)

  • 4x days - The philosophy of longevity in Chinese medicine and qigong practice (32 hours)

  • 2x days - Qigong in integrative medicine, training special populations, training considerations (16 hours)

  • 2x days - Class management, creative class development / medical qigong practice (16 hours)

  • 1x day - Qigong form development and practical assessment (8 hours)


  • 24x 1-hour online lesson per week (24 Weeks/24 Lessons/24 Hours)

  • 30 hours of personal logbook practice hours.

For a total of 150 hours of training!!

But also...

  • Get added for life to a private Q&A Facebook group where you can access:

  • All the video lessons covering all the training methods in full teaching mode  - never forget a single detail,

  • All 24 weekly online lessons,

  • Myself or other classmates sharing/discussing relevant qigong or Chinese medicine content,

  • Engage with other students to motivate each other, exchange ideas and organize training meetups,

  • Engage with me by asking questions and receiving answers via text or video replies if a visual explanation is more suited.

Qi fit's level 1 - foundations of qigong is now a certified course and training provider under the

the international institute of complementary therapists

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What youR get:

  • Fundamentals of qigong

  • The classical principles of Qigong

  • The 3 methods - Body, Breath, Shen

  • Philosophy of Longevity in Chinese medicine

  • Styles and forms, structure and Internal movement

  • Qi Fit movement program level's 1 & 2

  • Standing, Lying, Seated postures

  • Qi Cultivation Methods

  • Yin / Yang cultivation and balancing Qigong

  • Acupuncture point & Meridian Balancing methods

  • 12 Zung Fu / Meridian Balancing Qigong forms

  • 3 Circle Standing Qigong (Power Qigong)

  • Triple Heater / Spleen & Stomach Balancing Qigong

  • Presence, mindfulness, intention and meditation

  • Medical Qigong techniques

  • Guidelines, special populations and Qigong precautions

  • Class structure and sequencing

  • Teaching practices and program development

  • Form mentoring

  • Handbook & support materials

  • CPD Certified Activity

Find out more here


  • Accessible to all ages and levels of fitness

  • Students with no prior experience in Qigong can easily join classes

  • Provides the health benefits of classical Qigong form in a format that aligns with modern lifestyles.

  • Scalable for different demographics and audiences

  • Can be practised in a drop-in/casual class structure

  • Provides an opportunity for creative class programming

  • Qigong is becoming very popular and is going to be the next Yoga, especially when more people find out about just how good qigong and a qi practice is.


FOLLOW ON training Opportunities:

Once Level 1 - The Foundations of Qigong course is complete, you can continue to develop your journey and progression into the art of qigong practice and medial qigong practice.

Level 2: Qigong Form Development - Structure and Movement: Now Available

Level 2 is about delving deeper into whole-body internal movement principles and practices and utilizing the theories discussed in level 1 such as the Internal Alchemy of Neigong.

Many more qigong practices are given and we will be looking at other qigong methods given by other schools that don't use whole-body movement and learning how to practice these 'dead movement' forms, such as the
Ba Duan Jin Qigong and the 12 Animal Qigong methods, with more correct with whole-body internal movement strategies.

For more information on Level 2 training - click here!

Level 3: Advanced Qigong / Using Chinese Medical theory in Qigong prescription:
Using the knowledge from Level 1 The Foundations of Qigong and Level 2 - Internal Alchemy to delve into Chinese medicine diagnosis and Qigong exercise prescription and medical Qigong treatments.

Level 4: Advanced Qi Development and Medical Qigong:
The already learned basic qigong exercises from previous modules are progressed to a more advanced level with every tiny detail covered to take your qigong to a highly energetic healing modality which can then be integrated into all previously learned modules to help you access full-body spinal power for true internal energy cultivation and qi transmission. 

Level 5: The Fundamentals of Taijiquan and Baguazhang:
Progressing from standalone qigong methods into a stronger qi development practice incorporating qigong training methods from the internal martial arts to give you longer more flowing qi development movement meditations to help you cultivate an extremely powerful and robust qi practice for supreme health, qi development and qi transmission.  

Level 6: Master the Internal Arts:
In this Level, you will learn about the small frame movements of qigong forms and how to use this refined internalized way of moving and training into your personal and medical qigong healing methods.  

LOCATION, dates & FEEs



Venue - yet to be confirmed.

I need basic attendance numbers before securing a suitably sized venue to meet with accommodation and training space requirements - location will be made public when confirmed.



April 30th + May 1st & 2nd (Fri/Sat/Sun)

May 29th - 30th (Sat/Sun)

June 12 - 13th (Sat/Sun)

July 24th - 25th (Sat/Sun)

August 28th - 29th (Sat/Sun)

September 25th - 26th (Sat/Sun)











Payments and Payment Plans:  

  • Payment Plans Available - Please Contact Nicholas here.

  • $500 deposit upon sign up - Completely Refundable (due to Covid situation).

  • Qi Fit's Refund Policy can be seen here.

Get Qualified

for Qigong

by September 2021

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COURSE intake is limited to 12 students


Please use the contact form below to begin your registration process. Upon registering below you will be contacted by Nicholas within 24 hours to answer any questions you have and/or to confirm your spot and discuss payment options.


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Group Testimonial from Qi Fit's July 2020 Gold Coast Teacher Training course.

"After a couple of minutes with Nick I knew I was in the right place. I wouldn't say it met my expectations. I'd say it exceeded my expectations. It was life-changing..."

Dee, 2020  

Gustavo Se - Psychologist, Mindfulness Coach, Yoga Teach and Retreat Facilitator.

"I plan to bring in this knowledge and practices into my the experiences of participants in my retreats so that they can have a more varied experience as well as to tap into the flow of energy in the body..."  

Juliana - Acupuncturist and Energy Worker.

Nicholas..."has a really nice energy, he is always very helpful and extremely knowledgable. I have noticed that I can use my own energy in my clinic with clients...to work with my own energy and to pass that into my clients. I would say to anybody wanting to do this course not to think twice".

Ali - Yoga Teacher and Shiatsu Massage Therapist.

"I decided to take on this workshop thinking it would help solidify my diploma of shiatsu, yoga teaching and existing practices...but have discovered it is so much more..."

about your facilitator


Nicholas has been practising Qigong and the Internal Martial Arts for 24+ years. Nicholas has a 4th Instructors Degree with the Wold Taijiquan Boxing Association. Nicholas is a clinical Acupuncturist with 20 years experience and works at The Australian Centre for Natural Medicine in Miami on the Gold Coast.

Nicholas also has completed a Certificate 4 in Personal Training and a Graduate Certificate in Education after which he lectured at the Endeavour College of Natural Medicine. Whilst at lecturing at Endeavor, Nicholas was given the job of re-writing their Chinese exercise course. Since then has taught qigong and Chinese medicine courses nationally and designed a soon to be released internal movement program called Qi Fit.

Nicholas' aim is to teach people how to build a stronger and more dynamic Qi practice. Nicholas' Qi Fit programs are designed to teach people how to access and develop both the basic and more intricate and advanced levels of internal movement principles and show how this "way of moving" is a powerfully healing exercise system.

Combining his own training and development of internal movement principles as well as his practice Chinese medicine / Acupuncture combined with his own wellbeing journey, Nicholas is deeply passionate about helping people develop their own self-healing and preventative healthy Qi practices.

Nicholas believes that through practising and teaching the benefits of qigong, internal exercise and individualized self-care practices that people can able to help people live healthier, active and fulfilling lifestyles. This benefit will naturally flow out into the greater community and aid in the ever-increasing evolution of humanity toward a more holistic, purposeful and peaceful world.

Nicholas holds the following accreditation:

  • B.H.Sc Acupuncture (20+ years exp.)

  • 4th Degree Instructor - World Taijiquan Boxing Association (25+ years exp.)

  • Cert 4 Chinese Massage / Tuina (20+ years exp.)

  • Cert 4 Personal Training

  • Grad Cert Education UQ

  • Register with Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association

  • Registered with AHPRA - Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency

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