Roger Jahnke - 1440 Multiversity

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Roger Jahnke, OMD

Doctor of Chinese medicine and qigong teacher trainer

Dr. Roger Jahnke has over 35 years of experience in clinical Chinese medicine. He has taken groups to China nine times to explore qi in hospitals, temples, and sacred mountain sites. He is the director of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi (IIQTC), one of the most respected training and research centers outside of China.

Dr. Jahnke is an enthusiastic spokesperson for the practical application of mind-body practice for citizen health self-reliance and widespread health patriotism through which the people help government solve the medical intervention crisis. He also leads workshops and training sessions at retreat centers such as Esalen Institute, Omega Institute, and Kripalu Center.

Among his publications, Dr. Jahnke has two widely revered books on qigong and tai chi, The Healer Within and The Healing Promise of Qi. Dr. Jahnke and colleagues at the IIQTC have contributed to the research evidence base and have trained well over 1,000 teachers and practice leaders internationally.

Upcoming Programs

Awaken the Healer Within

November 8 - 10, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Be a part of the self-care and integrative medicine revolution as a mind-body practice leader. Expert qigong trainer Dr. Roger Jahnke, OMD—director of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi—will show you all you need to know. Learn to practice and share medical qigong to mobilize and nurture a healthy balance of qi—energy—and rejuvenate...

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Entering the Qigong and Tai Chi Way

November 10 - 15, 2019

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Tai chi and qigong are like a miracle gift to the world. You can thrive at the pinnacle of your physical, emotional, and spiritual potential by tapping into universal/divine energy or life force—the qi. Plus, neuroscience has proven that qigong and tai chi are among the most powerful non-pharmacological strategies for healing and disease prevention....

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Previous Programs

Integral Qigong Teacher Training

March 25 - April 1, 2018

Sunday - Sunday, 7 nights

Dr. Roger Jahnke, author of The Healer Within, declares, “Yoga in China is called Qigong—Chinese Yoga. Qigong in India is called Yoga. Both of these marvels of ancient wisdom are energy management systems. In Qigong we manage Qi; in Yoga we manage Prana. Same energy, different names.” Qigong and Tai Chi are now as widely known as...

The Healer Within

October 12 - 14, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Inside each of us is an innate capacity for self-healing. With inspiring roots in both ancient healing traditions and breakthrough contemporary science, medical qigong helps the human body mobilize its own extraordinary healing capacities—enhancing vitality, restoring and nurturing a healthy balance of energy, strengthening and calming the nervous system, and rejuvenating the mind and body....

Qigong and Tai Chi Empowerment

October 14 - 19, 2018

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Practitioners of qigong often say, “I love to get high on qi!” Inspiring, energizing, peaceful, intuitive, productive—the effects of tapping into this universal energy, life force, or prana are boundless. Join Roger Jahnke, OMD, for a transformational 5-day program exploring the ultra-accessible Tai Chi Easy™ approach and the Nine Phases of Qi Mastery, a profound yet practical...

Integral Qigong Teacher Certification

March 22 - 29, 2019

Friday - Friday, 7 nights

Yogis in China are practicing Qigong (Chinese Yoga, the cultivation of Qi or life-force energy) just as Qigong practitioners in India are practicing Indian Qigong (the cultivation of prana). Both systems are founded upon “The Three Treasures”—mindfulness of the Body-Breath-Mind. Join Dr. Roger Jahnke, OMD, master instructor Jessica Kolbe and Henderson Smith for a 7-day...