is available for those looking for a full weekend
experience away from the world.
Reservations taken on a first come basis,
CHI House or one of our tiny cabins for an additional amount
student the opportunity to utilize
the walking trails and gardens, full kitchen use,
and a step
away from the fast paced world.
Are you a Formless Taoism Graduate?
would love to have you return for the whole
program. Program content has shifted and will
give new material and introspection.
Special price for returning graduates:
$3000 for all 12 sessions
Study & Certification Program
In China’s long medical
history, many classical Chinese medicine schools developed
with different ideologies on how to heal body/mind and sprit
(Jing, Qi, Shen).
Formless Taoism Immortal Mind program was created as a way to
assist those interest in Taoism or those in energy medicine
work, especially Qigong, to understand the deep inner
blockages that could be hindering one’s energy practice or
own growth and path in life.
The 2017– 2019 program is
structured as one weekend a month, held onsite at Inner
Strength, but also for the first time, being offered
optionally as distance study using live internet video
Weekend is structured
with lecture, meditation practice, philosophical questions
and journaling assignments, qigong practice and more.
The course is designed
for serious students to dedicate off-campus time for
reading, research and study, doing self-cultivation
practice, and becoming introspective of their studies with
silent retreat time as a part of the weekend work.
retreat weekends are designed to:
work with the wisdom of nature, as a way to understand one’s
self and how to solve 21st century problems.
new material (not available in books) that validates the
prior reading and self-practice into a deeper understanding
questions from a Taoist perspective about what happens when
one crosses over
valuable philosophy and practice passed down from an oral
tradition of over 7,000 years
tools for the seekers who have deeper questions of life and
discover the uniqueness of one's own mind.
This program is perfect for serious Qigong Practitioners,
teachers and healers who wish to further
understand their own deep inner blockages, how to clear
them and release their full potential.
It also gives the
tools needed to work with qigong students or clients that in
addition to the energy work, can help them also reach deeper
levels of self understanding.
You desire to become
more spiritual in your healing practice.
You want to deepen
your faith in the world of energy medicine into realms
and dimensions rarely taught.
You are ready to
deepen your own self cultivation. Intuitively you know
something is lacking in your practice, and you are not
sure what that is.
You want to
understand and learn to deal with internal and external
Gui and Mo – Ghosts and demons.
The world of the Shaman and healer has always
interested you, but there was never an opportunity for
clear concise instruction.
Reasons to Begin the Journey into
You want to develop a
inner strength and self confidence that cannot be shaken
You want to come to
understand your destiny
You want to
overcome the things that are holding you back from truly
people speak of Body, Mind and Spirit.
But how does this
description relate to you personally and or in the
manifestation of your moment-by-moment experience?
With the premise that mind creates reality, then to
understand ones own mind and everything about oneself from a
Body, Mind and Spirit plane, one must cultivate the trinity of Mind.
The trinity of mind is: Self-reverence, Self-knowledge and
Self-control leading to Self-contemplation, introspection
and spiritual research. These are the tenets of Formless
Nature and its
unlimited potential are models to learn by and become to
Want to hear more about
Immortal Mind, Formless Daoism, it's essence and the study program?
The IMMORTAL MIND course starting
this November will ask some very deep questions of its
It is a course for those who want to
explore their unique mind so they can have a higher quality
It is not just for spiritual seekers, but also for
those who want to think more efficiently in their daily life
and for those who want to preserve their integrity of mind
as they inevitably age.
We start in November at the season of
shedding the old, releasing what is completed, and beginning
to incubate the next cycle of growth.
WHY UNDERSTAND THE MIND?
Those who have felt stuck in life,
unable to escape their own spiraling thought patterns of
depression or lack of self worth have also found this course
of study a way out of their own pattern of self limiting
thinking. Therapists and healers, business professionals and
spiritual leaders have all found this course to assist them
in their life work.
Deep deep thinking requires hard work.
It takes courage and desire to want
to know how to live better. The true power of the mind has
not been reached yet. The techniques to open the mind are
not new, but the way we approach it and teach it is.
BRING YOUR LIFE AND HAPPINESS UP TO
THE NEXT LEVEL
are well read, and/or meditate frequently, and/or pray
frequently and want to see more beauty in living, then this
course is for you. Take your spiritual and energetic
training to a new level.
Such questions, introspections and
Who am I?
Where am I going in life?
Who is in charge?
What is mind? What is the brain?
What is your relationship between
mind, brain and CNS?
Particles, Waves, quarks and things
What Is consciousness as it applies
to daily living? Spiritual Living?
How to be spiritual, yet live among
All these questions / introspections
will be covered and discussed in a open accepting format,
allowing one to open their mind to a linkage thinking
Those who contemplate the beauty of
the earth find reserves of strength that will endure
as long as life lasts.
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This course of study is perfect those who love to
study spirituality, deepen their connection to the
divine, or are the eternal seeker. As Chinese
philosophy and use of medical qigong is a part of
the program a background in qigong or Taoism can be
helpful but not necessary.
for Self Health course is highly suggested, or it’s equivalent,
prior to enrollment. As the
serious practicing student comes to realize, to
assist people in their spiritual journey takes
thousands of hours of study and practice -so a
weekend or week of study does not adequately qualify
anyone to become a teacher or counselor in spiritual
matters – hence our 2-year intensive program.
The 2-year program begins November of 2017.
All classes have mandatory attendance with this
intensive program as your growth builds with each
session. If a student misses a weekend
session, he/she must review the recorded video
session prior to the next weekend session. IF
this is not possible they must schedule private training
with Dr. Cibik within three months of the missed
class, at an additional cost not covered by tuition.
After 3 missed weekend or
one week long retreat in
any one-year without makeup, the student is put on
probation with the possibility of release from
Certification as a
Immortal Mind/Formless Daoism Disciple will be awarded after the successful
completion of the two years of training, passing
grades on oral and practical exams, and all
financial obligations met.
Disciples of Formless Daoism
apply for ordination as a Formless Daoism Priest,
which may incur private session costs and addition
assignments; based on the students readiness for