This program provides a rare opportunity to learn authentic classical Chinese health and longevity practices with a modern scientific understanding

David R. Hastings Lloyd R.Ac, R.TCMP

Meet Your Instructor

About David


David Lloyd, R.Ac, R.TCMP, is the author of several books on natural health & Taoism. David has been involved with Taoism and traditional martial arts for over 25 years; he has also maintained a busy Chinese medicine practice for 15 years. David completed a 5-year post-graduate program in British Columbia Canada where traditional Chinese medicine is regulated by physician status. He has been a member of the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture since 2003. David also helped regulate Chinese medicine in his home province of Ontario, Canada. A key focus in his academic career has been integrating modern scientific and medical understandings with traditional health practices.



"We honor our past by transforming our future"



Course Topics​

These are the Areas of Practice at the Jade Dragon Qi Gong School

Here you will learn the core methods of Qi Gong practice including: posture, breathing technique, natural movement and much more!

The Science of Qi

Qi is no longer mysterious.  The classical understanding of Qi (energy) integrates seamlessly with modern science.  In this section, you will learn more about how to use modern science to fine-tune your bodies internal energy production!

Looking to learn more about meditation? Have you heard about the benefits of regular meditation practice? Are you looking to start a practice but don't know where to start? If so, this course is for you!  Sign up for our FREE course at the Jade Dragon Online Qigong School!

The Six Healing Sounds

 The Qigong exercises known as the “Six Healing Sounds” are an excellent traditional Qigong practice, involving the formation of sounds and their vibrations in order to cleanse, re-energize, balance and harmonize the internal organs, thereby creating optimum health.

Buddhist Philosophy

The psychological nature of the Buddhist worldview is evidenced by the need to explore the mind through meditation and other forms of contemplation. In this course, you will learn the basic philosophical foundation of Buddhism as a form of psychology. This is not a course on religious Buddhism.

Basic Herbal Medicine

Learn the basics of how to use herbal medicine for health and longevity!  In this course, you will learn about 20 herbal medicines that can be used to nourish and strengthen your body.  This course includes full monographs for each herb as a PDF.  Genuine Qi Gong always integrates herbal medicine to enhance its effect!

Taoist Philosophy

In order to authentically understand Qi Gong, you must have a firm grasp of the Tao. Tao or Dao is a Chinese word signifying 'way' or 'path', Taoism teaches a person to flow with life. In this course, you will learn the basic philosophical foundation of Taoism.

"We honor our past by transforming our future"

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