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Forest Rock 200-Hour In-Person
Qigong Teacher Training

July 2023

Never has there been a time before like now in the history of human beings.

Many of us are facing big changes in our lives right now, and to quote Tony Robbins ‘The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably deal with’.

Now is the time to confront difficult emotions that may have been a barrier to stopping you from everything you want in life.

No matter what you do or achieve in life, there is a way to get there. Qigong is a direct path to connect you with your true self and to something greater than you.

By practicing Qigong you will live in the present moment and face what obstacles arise with confidence and commitment to creating the life that you want.

If you feel that you are being called to stand up and lead, to make a difference in your life and to help others then there has never been a greater time to do this.

Take action now towards creating the quality of life you want for yourself and your loved ones and learn to share the gift of Qigong that keeps on giving.

Much Love,
Peter Caughey

Founder and Senior Teacher
Forest Rock Taiji & Qigong School

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200-hour in-person Qigong Teacher Training
Authentic, Intensive Qigong Teacher Training with Masterful Guidance and Instruction

Next Training Dates
2 - 24 July 2021

Forest Rock Taiji and Qigong School has a lineage connected to the philosophy and teachings of the Jen Gee Dao Tai Kit Kuen Traditional Monastery School from Southern China.

The Forest Rock School has a strong foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Taiji Quan and Qigong, and was developed out of the original teachings from the monastery school and from Peter’s 25 years of study, practice and his understanding of the teachings, philosophy and principles of life from this lineage.

Part of the schools philosophy is to live in harmony and contentment with ourselves, nature and other people. The schools mission is to help people discover the true essence of who they really are and then to live with abundant freedom.

The Forest Rock School is setting a new standard in Qigong Teacher Training.

We have curated a stellar team of international teachers to bring you masterful trainings and an immersive experience.

Discover your true self and your true purpose.
Connect with who you know you are and begin to share the gift of Qigong and help transform others.

Join Master Peter Caughey and renowned International Teachers on this transformational training of self-discovery and the ancient teachings of Qigong.

Meet The Teachers

Peter Caughey

Founder of the Forest Rock Taiji and Qigong School, a Master Qigong Practitioner, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncturist and Master Qigong Practitioner – Peter Caughey is an internationally renowned healer and teacher with a practice of over 25 years.

His mission is to help people discover their true essence and live with abundant freedom.

Peter has put his life’s learnings, teachings and experience together to create a deep and profound life changing experience using the art of Qigong to teach others how they, too, can share this treasure.

Peter is a member of the World Academy Society of Medical Qigong.

Peter Larkin

Peter has studied self-cultivation methods for 25 years. In that time, he has achieved diplomas in Tuina, qigong, tai ji guan, Bio medical sciences and a Batchelor of Health Sciences specialising in acupuncture. He has studied Yin Yang Ba Pan (Ba Gua) and many different systems of Qigong, both Wei dan (external) and Nei dan (internal). He is a former teacher at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture lecturing in Bio medical sciences, Neurological anatomy, Chinese Medical theory, Tuina, Qi gong, Taijiquan and advanced acupuncture systems.
Peter is a specialist and leader in Bio electric medicine and Neuropuncture (Neuroscience Acupuncture) and is a certified Neuropuncturist. He has recently completed cadaver research at the MARC Institute, Miami, achieving the upper torso, head, face, brain and spine dissection module. Peter is the medical director of NeuroMedTec, New Zealand’s only Neuropuncture clinic and is one of the few qualified Neuropuncturist in the southern hemisphere. From his 15+ years of teaching he imparts his extensive knowledge in a digestible way, bridging the gap between the traditional Chinese medical model with the 21st century neuroscience mindset. To learn more about Peter and his experiences, please visit

Alex Rowberry

Alex is really passionate about Chinese medicine. She lives, breathes and sleeps it. Her background is in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture combined with Chinese Medical Qigong and Taiji. Alex completed her studies at the New Zealand School of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture 10 years ago, graduating with a Health Science degree and Qigong and Taiji Diplomas.

Alex loves travel and adventure and as a family they have lived in Africa, Romania, Australia, New Orleans and Greece. They currently live in Napier, New Zealand where Alex runs her own Acupuncture Clinic.

Lucky to complete an internship as part of her degree, Alex worked at a local hospital for 12 months treating pregnant women in crisis and learning about fertility from a Chinese medical perspective. She now applies this invaluable knowledge in her clinical practice.

Alex will be teaching Five Elements Level one theory, Male and Female Fertility, and the Shi Ba Shi, 5 Elements and Heaven to Earth Qigong systems.

A keen athlete, Alex loves to run and ocean swim and has entered in many races over the last 20 years. This year she is considering competing in the New Zealand Iron man.

“I like to think of myself as a good allrounder. I like to live life to the fullest, I like to ask myself this question every night and the answer be YES. Did I make the most of today by living it to the fullest without being reckless and causing harm?”

During the Qigong Teacher Training You Will Experience Much More Than Just Qigong.

This training will open you up to something far greater, a world of possibility, connecting you to your heart’s desires, dreams and aspirations, and your passions and purpose in life.

Live a life that resonates with your true self.

Join us on an adventure of self-growth, discovery and learning the skills to pass on to others.

After this training, your view of the world will forever be changed.

A training based on Traditional Chinese
Medicine: The Curriculum

  • Three Individual Qigong Exercise Systems
  • 5 Element Theory
  • Medical Applications Of All The Exercises
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment And Diagnosis
  • Medical Qigong Theory And Application
  • A Deeper Understanding Of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Applying A Neuroscience Mind Set To The Traditional Chinese Medical View Of Anatomy And Physiology
  • Chinese Medical Anatomy Of The Jing Lou System
  • Neuro Anatomy And Physiology Of Qigong, Understanding The Mechanisms
  • Using The Neuroscience Mechanisms And Language In Your Qi Gong Practice, Classes And Clinics
  • Chinese Medical Physiology Of The San Jiao System
  • Treatment Of Neurodegenerative Diseases With Qi Gong (Applying The Latest Research)
  • Treatment Of Central Nervous System With Qigong (Applying The Latest Research)
  • Understanding Your Purpose In Life
  • Develop A Deeper Connection With Yourself, Others, Nature And The World
  • Discover Why You Are Here

What will you gain from this course?

For Your Mind

A Calmer Mind And Clearer Focus

A Deeper Understanding Of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Qigong

Repaired Damage Caused By Excessive Emotions And Worry

Learned How To Stimulate The Central Nervous System

Learned Qigong Medical Applications & Theory

For Your Body

Learned How To Strengthen The Tendons And Muscles

Improved The Suppleness Of Your Spine

Increased Blood And Energy (Qi) Circulation

Tonified Your Bones And The Immune System

Learned How To Lesson Plan And Teach Others

For Your Soul

A Deeper Sense Of Purpose

Learned How To Live With A Stronger Connection To Your Own Heart

Deepened Your Connection With Your Own Intuition And Wisdom

Developed Your Sensitivity Of The Movement Of Qi (Energy) In Yourself & Others

200Hr Forest Rock Qigong Teacher Trainings 2 - 24 July 2021

Class Sizes : 30 students
Qiqong System : Three Individual Qigong System
Class Length : 23 Days
Food : Healthy plant-based
Skill level : All Levels
Certifications : Forest Rock Taiji & Qigong School 200 Hr
Locations : Ubud, Bali

What makes our training unique

Strong focus & teaching on Traditional Chinese Medicine

During our teacher training, you will gain a deep insight and foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and how the energy systems in the body work according to these principles. This will become your framework in how to understand and teach Qigong, which is one of the aspects of TCM.

Learn from Masters

Our teachers have over 25 years of practice and teaching experience in both clinical TCM and Qigong practice.

Not just for teachers

Our online 200-hour teacher training is designed to include both those who want to teach Qigong and those doing for deepening their spiritual practice.

You Will Leave This Training With...

Forest Rock 200-hour Qigong Teacher Certification

Once you are certified, you can become an associate member of the Forest Rock Taiji & Qigong Monastery School. This will gain you access to ongoing trainings, registration on our website and connection and support from our Qigong community.

Confidence to Teach

Confidence in teaching is the biggest barrier on a new teachers journey. While not everyone who takes the training will decide to be a teacher, you’ll leave feeling like you have something of immense value to share with the world.

Tools for building your teaching career

Our training includes a Qigong Business Training seminar in how to set up a profitable business.

200 Hour Daily

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Qigong Practice
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Breakfast
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Lesson
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Anatomy/Physiology
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Teaching Practicum
6:00 - 7:00 PM Medical Qigong Healing / Guided Meditation
7:00 PM Dinner & Relaxation


WEEK 1: Structure, Foundation and Alignment
Qigong Set: Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong System
Day Excursion: Celebrates the Water Element

Week 1: Is about getting grounded and creating a solid foundation. Students will focus on learning how to relax as energy travels more efficiently in a relaxed body and how to ground the body to create more power. Students will be taught the details and precision of each of the postures and understand the mechanics of how the body moves. What you should know by the end of the week:

  • How to align yourself into the
    correct posture
  • The basics of Qigong structures
    and disciplines
  • The Qigong exercises medical
  • How to teach the Qigong
  • Practice Medical Qigong
  • Learnt TCM theory

WEEK 2: Neuro Science and Uncover the Element of the Earth
Qigong Set: 5 Element Qigong System
Day Excursion: Celebrates the Earth Element

Week 2: Is all about discovering the interconnectedness of the 5 Elements within the human being and how they effect the body’s energy, thoughts, emotions and wellbeing. Also during this week, we will have a fascinating in-depth look into the Neuro-science behind the functioning of our physical and energetic body.

WEEK 3: A connection to something bigger than us.
Qigong Set: Heaven to Earth Qigong System
Excursion: Celebrates the Fire Element

Week 3: Students will go through a massive personal transformation in the first 2 weeks. Week 3 is all about integrating what was learnt into everyday life. It will focus on practical application of the Qigong information and experience and see how it manifests into our working life, in relationships and in all aspects of living in the modern world. Week 3 is also about giving students a real-time teaching experience that will build confidence as they become a practicing Qigong teacher.

What you should know by the end of the training

  • You will have learnt 3 different Qigong Systems to a level that you will be
    able to teach.
  • You will have learnt and been tested on your knowledge of the Qigong
    exercises medical applications.
  • You will have a deeper understanding of the Meridians in the body, their
    location, their functions and inter-relationships with each other.
  • You will have learnt how to create a functional lesson plans and delivery with
    confidence a 60-minute structured classes.
  • You will know the basic anatomy and Neuro-science of the body and how
    Qigong can aid in the structure and alignment. And how it can bring about
    changes to dysfunction and disharmonies in our bodies to bring back
    health and ultimately vitality.
  • You will know what qualities are found in an effective teachers.
  • You will have learnt the Forest Rock Qigong Monastery Exercises only for
    Forest Rock Monastery students to practice.
  • You will know how to go home and integrate yourself and be ready to take
    the next steps in your Qigong journey and possible career.
  • You will have guidance on how to set up a business as a Qigong Teacher.
  • You will have built self-confidence and self-assurance and you will see the
    world through different eyes. You will be stronger and you will have grown
    your perseverance, diligence and discipline. You will be different to how you
    were before the training and you will have a new sense of purpose.

Sample of
our Manual Book

The Resort

The resort is located in the tranquil hills just a 25 minute walk from the village centre of Ubud, Bali.

It’s a beautiful safe and sacred space surrounded by lovely rural views of lush, fertile rice paddies, and the greenery of the jungle.

In each room you will experience all the modern conveniences expected by the discerning international traveller.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, many of our students take the training just to deepen their practice.

Qigong is a gentle form of exercise and you don’t need any prior experience of Qigong to be able to attend. It is recommended that you are in reasonably good health as you will be practicing physical exercises.

Yes, the training can be broken into monthly payments.

Anyone can join the training but it is recommended that you’ve had some

experience with a Qigong or Taiji teacher in person.

You must be at least 18 years old to take the training.

There is no maximum age limit.

Teaching is the best way to learn and to deepen your practice and connection.

Teaching shifts the internal focus of your individual practice out into the external. It gives you a sense of how your own energy and technique are truly manifesting through you.

If you already have a healthcare degree, then you might find Qigong is a great complementary practice to have for yourself and your students or patients.

What’s Included

  • Healthy Food 6 Days a week (3 meals daily)
  • 22 Nights Accommodation
  • Qigong Teacher Training Manual
  • Afternoon Tea on Training Days
  • 200 hour Forest Rock Certification
  • Nightly Qigong Healing & Meditation Classes
  • 3x Online Qigong Training Courses
  • 1x Business Training Module
  • 3x Excursions
  • 1x Beach Day

What’s not Included

  • Airfare
  • Additional Excursions
  • Entry Visa

It is the Schools’ philosophy to live in harmony with not only each other, but with all aspects of nature, the Earth we live on and the Universe we live in.

From this understanding we observe our deep relentless search for inner contentment in a world that is constantly changing, where as human beings we have ultimate choice.

And to observe that it is our primal desire to discover and understand why we are here, and to find inner peace.

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