Certification in Chi Nei Tsang


White Cloud Institute’s Chi Nei Tsang Certification Program prepares you for a healing practice in this powerful Asian bodywork. Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is Taoist Abdominal Massage and designed to provide deep healing by working directly on internal dysfunctions and energy blocks. Chi Nei Tsang is not only a body therapy technique, but a whole discipline involving training in vital energy cultivation (qigong) and active meditations to help open the body, mind and spirit. CNT is a way to begin to understand the Healing Tao System which is a very complete self-improvement program based on esoteric Taoist teachings and brought to the West by internationally renowned qigong Master, Mantak Chia.


The program offers three levels of certification and is arranged so that you may go at your own pace. Each level is achieved through a combination of coursework, case studies, supervised practicum, and treatments received. Coursework includes Chi Nei Tsang specific study as well as other Healing Tao classes such as Qigong and Meditation practice.


Chi Nei Tsang 1

This course will give you a firm foundation in this ancient healing tradition. Learn the basic hands-on techniques to restore health and vitality to the internal organs. This course will cover; the basic traditional principles of Anmo; Chi Nei Tsang, beginning anatomy and physiology of the internal organs, Taoist meditations and breathing exercises, qigong to increase the flow of chi through the body, with an emphasis on developing chi in the practitioner. Students will be given numerous treatment protocol, including a detox routine. Coursework includes qigong and meditations to cultivate and circulate chi, 5-elements theory, and practical ways to increase health and vitality. You will also learn a self help routine.


Chi Nei Tsang 2; Anpuku Meridian Therapy

Explore the breathing process, internal patterns of tension and chi flow, and the resulting mis-alignments of the posture. Learn treatments to purge stagnant energy from the body by “chasing the winds” through the meridians of the arms, legs, and chest. Enjoy the benefits of Bone Breathing, Swimming Dragon and Incense Qigong. Understand how to reposition the Psoas, Uterus, Bladder and Prostate for better health and chi flow. Advanced techniques for releasing pelvic tensions that cause pain. Learn about the Fascia, Meridians and Consciousness. Students will expand on their knowledge of CNT 1 curriculum and learn advanced ways to prepare their Chi field prior to seeing clients. We will practice several treatment protocol for chasing the winds based on the needs of the client. Learn how the I Ching Bagua can be used as a structural healing tool. Pre requisite is CNT 1



CNT Practitioner Level 1

CNT 1 (3 day class) and a CNT Fundamentals Retreat (4 days)

1 Anatomy weekend (14 hours) or another approved Anatomy class

30 hours of other related Healing Tao classes

(Qigong, Meditation, I Ching, Healing Tao, Tai Chi, Cosmic Healing, Healing Love,etc.)

100 CNT 1 treatments given over a 2 year period

8 treatments received

2 hours of supervision and evaluation in clinic


CNT Practitioner Level 2

Completion of the above requirements, plus:

CNT 2 (3 day class) and CNT 2 Retreat (4 day retreat )

100 CNT 2 treatments given over a 2 year period

30 hours of other related Healing Tao classes

8 treatments received

2 hours of supervision and evaluation in clinic