Reasons to Begin the Journey
/ Formless Daoism:
want to be a healer or already are a healer, but 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.
Intuitively you know
something is lacking in your practice, and you are not sure
what that is.
The world of the Shaman
and healer has always interested you, but there was never an
opportunity for clear concise instruction.
Nature and its unlimited
potential are models to learn by and become to understand
to Resolve Life Issues Now
You can schedule private
study sessions at our retreat location. At our retreat location,
you have time to meditate, do qigong, connect
with the energy of nature and step away from the world
of electronics. Here, you can reconnect with the
sights, the sounds and the scent of nature.
Your daily sessions with
Dr Cibik will include a coaching session on how to use the Formless Daoism principals in your
daily life, and may also include specific qigong practices
and recommended meditations. The rest of your day is to be
spent in meditation, reflection, journaling, and self
cultivation practices. As you stay at our retreat house, and
have that time and space to think and just be.
This path is perfect for
anyone looking to find tranquility, balance and to restore
their sense of self.
Pricing is based on the
options you choose for your stay. We recommend a minimum 3
day retreat plan at $333 per day. Please call us or email us
for more details:
as a Formless Daoism Disciple
In Chinaís long medical history, many
classical Chinese medicine schools developed with different
ideologies on how to heal body/mind and sprit (Jing, Qi,
Formless Taoism instruction is broken into two separate but
cohesive elements of Yin and Yang /Earth and Heaven
The first portion of the program is called
The School of
Wisdom and Understanding.
The second portion of the program is called
course is designed for serious students to dedicate
off-campus time for reading, research and study, answering
Dr. Cibikís written assignments, doing self-cultivation
practice, and becoming introspective of their studies with
silent retreat time.
private study time with Dr. Cibik are designed to bring new
material (not available in books) to the student's attention
and integrate their prior reading and self-practice into a
deeper understanding, to have questions answered, to work in
a clinical setting, and to hear information passed down from
an oral tradition.
Those who contemplate the beauty of
the earth find reserves of strength that will endure
as long as life lasts.
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Prerequisites for Private study Formless Daoism
This course of study is reserved for people who are
actively practicing energy work and prayer including
meditation, for several years. It is assumed that
there is foundational knowledge of energy
terminology and one can feel Qi in various parts of
The Medical Qigong for Self Health Course is highly suggested, or itís equivalent,
prior to enrollment along with several of the Taoist
lectures and seminars here at Inner Strength.
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
The program is flexible allowing the student to
schedule the time with Dr. Cibik needed to complete
the program. This course of study is highly
personalized to the students and provides personal
guidance to the student.
The number of days
and hours needed with Dr. Cibik to complete the
program is based on the students level of progress
and ability to work in a self study environment off
site between meetings. We highly encourage students
to take this coursework in a series of eight
scheduled 5 day sessions, over a period of two
years, to allow time to process and integrate each
section. Other options are also available.
may be possible to also work with Dr. Cibik through
phone or Skype sessions.
of $1000 is required upon program registration and
the balance due at the start of the first scheduled
private training session. A list of books
needed for the course will be emailed once the
deposit is received. Classroom supplies and books
are not included in the tuition. As one would expect
a more cost effective form of obtaining
certification is available through the
however private training allows the student to
explore in their time frame, and experience level.
Certification as a
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
as a Formless Daoism Disciple
Offered every 2 years, you can read more about this
exceptional experience at