Introductory Classes

  • At the Introductory Class you will Experience some of the Practices for Level 1 and hear a little about Qigong.
  • You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and to meet and share with some of the people currently in the OpenSky Qigong Program.
  • Free introductory Classes are held at most locations each month.

Qigong Level 1

  • 2 day weekend Workshop (16 hours)
  • Weekly Classes (count as 2 hours each)
  • Minimum of 3 months personal Qigong Practice
  • A minimum of 36 hours attendance at Level 1 is required to enrol in Level 2
  • The attendance hours may be made up of all Workshop or all Class hours or a combination of both
  • Attendance credit for Training in allied fields may be given at the discretion of the OpenSky Qigong Program Facilitator
  • It is possible to continue in Level 1 on an ongoing basis

Qigong Level 2

  • 3 day Workshop (Friday to Sunday) (24 hours)
  • Weekly Classes (count as 2 hours each)
  • Minimum of 3 months further personal Qigong Practice
  • A minimum of 36 hours Level 2 Instruction is required to enrol in Level 3
  • The attendance hours may be made up of all Workshop or all Class hours or a combination of both
  • Attendance credit for Training in allied fields may be given at the discretion of the OpenSky Qigong Program Facilitator
  • It is possible to continue in Level 2 on an ongoing basis

Qigong Level 3

  • 3 day Workshop (Friday to Sunday) (24 hours)
  • A 3 day residential Retreat (36 hours)
  • Weekly Classes (count as 2 hours each)
  • Assisting at Level 1 and 2 Workshops and Classes is highly recommended (and counts for attendance requirements)
  • Minimum of 6 months further personal Qigong Practice
  • A minimum of 72 hours Level 3 Instruction is required to complete the attendance requirements for Level 3
  • The attendance hours may be made up of all Workshop and Retreat or all Class hours or a combination of any
  • Attendance credits for Training in allied fields may be given at the discretion of the OpenSky Qigong Program Facilitator

Qigong Facilitator

  • An (accredited) OpenSky Qigong Facilitator has completed the attendance requirements for Levels 1 to 3 and must have attended a minimum of one Workshop at each Level. It is also highly recommended to have attended a Level 3 Retreat
  • Occasional Workshops and residential Retreats are offered for ongoing Instruction
  • Qigong Facilitators attend Level 1, 2 and 3 Retreats, Workshops and Classes as Assistants for ongoing Training in Facilitating groups and in Mentoring and Support of individuals

Class Facilitator

  • An accredited OpenSky Qigong Facilitator may offer to Facilitate a Level 1 and/or Level 2 OpenSky Qigong Class. They will be Mentored and Supported to do so
  • OpenSky Qigong Class Facilitators are accredited for 12 months
  • For ongoing accreditation OpenSky Qigong Class Facilitators are required to demonstrate a minimum of 50 hours per year ongoing Development
  • This may include the hours Facilitating their own Class or attending Level 1, 2 or 3 Workshops, Classes and/or Retreats
  • This may also include Experience or Training in an allied field

Personal Facilitator

  • An accredited OpenSky Qigong Facilitator may offer to Mentor and support individuals on a personal basis to learn OpenSky Qigong Practices. They will be Mentored and Supported to do so
  • OpenSky Qigong Personal Facilitators are accredited for 12 months
  • For ongoing accreditation OpenSky Qigong Personal Facilitators are required to demonstrate a minimum of 50 hours per year ongoing personal or professional Development
  • This may include the hours Facilitating their own Class or attending Level 1, 2 or 3 Workshops, Classes and/or Retreats or work or study in an allied field