Qi Day 2017 Teacher Roster!

Jacob Larmour

Jacob Larmour-3Jacob began his training in Qigong and the world of energetic arts in 1982, studying with Grandmaster Tchoung Ta-tchen and Dr Danica Beggs in Vancouver, BC. He studied western astrology, hermetics, ceremonial magic, I-ching, herbalism, organic farming, Castenada shamanism, Discordianism, acupressure, TCM and other systems. He has studied Medical Qigong with the International Institute of Medical Qigong and Shamanistic Qigong with the Empty Mountain Institute.

He loves to share his knowledge of Qigong at his moving meditation classes and private coaching sessions in the Vancouver area. His healing touch and intuitive connection to the energetic flow come to bear in his one-on-one therapeutic sessions.

Jacob Larmour, Medical Qigong Therapist, 604-600-3756

Caroline MacGillivray

carolineCaroline is a Medical Qigong Therapist. With 15 years of experience of wellness and health promotions in marginalized populations, Caroline was gifted a scholarship for medical qigong practitioner and therapist certification at Empty Mountain Institute. In addition to working with patients in clinic, Caroline teaches medical qigong workshops and classes. In addition to qigong, Caroline encourages connecting with mind, body and spirit through different modalities. Additional trainings Caroline has been gifted include 200 hour YTT through Karma Teachers and Prenatal yoga training with Lori Lucus. Currently Caroline is working on becoming a Master in Medical Qigong and reiki certification. Caroline teaches barre, meditation, ballet body, aerial yoga, vinyasa, hatha, yin, chair, kids classes throughout Metro Vancouver. A yoga teacher, dance instructor, writer, and speaker are selected activities Caroline is known for. Caroline is best known as the founder of Beauty Night Society, an award-winning registered Canadian charity.

To find out more about Caroline, visit her website.

John Weiss

John in Bamboo GardenJohn Weiss, MMQ, RSMT has a Master’s Degree in Medical Qigong and is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist. He has been immersed in his love of movement for more than 15 years and created his private practice to continue that journey.  He offers classes, workshops, individual energy healing treatments and Qigong personal training to help people lower stress and increase vitality and well-being.  His passion is to continue to explore and share the wonderful resources and tools that human movement provides to enrich life and heal body, mind and soul.
To find out more about John Weiss, visit his website or contact him at 604-731-5533 or johnfweiss@me.com

Minke de Vos

Minke PortraitMinke de Vos teaches spiritual embodiment at Silent Ground Retreats, and is known as a top teacher of Qigong, self-healing and Tao Tantric Arts. She has worked along-side of Taoist Master Mantak Chia for over 30 years. She is a Medical Qigong Master Therapist. She inspires practitioners of all levels to live with loving presence. Author of “Tao Tantric Arts for Women”, “Heart Qigong” and CDs & DVDs.     www.femininetreasures.com

Email her at:  minkedevos@gmail.com.  Check out her website:  http://silentground.com,   and find out about her classes at:  http://www.angelhands.ca/events/qigong/


Blanche Boyce, BA, MMQ

blancheboyce-webBlanche has been teaching various styles of Qi Gong for a number of years; more recently she began teaching Tai Chi.  She holds a Masters Degree with the International Institute of Medical Qi Gong and has studied with a number of renowned Qi Gong Masters including Grandmaster Peng, 19th generation lineage holder Master Eva Wong, and Grandmaster Ken Cohen.
Blanche has a private practice as an Acupressure (Acupuncture without needles) and Medical Qi Gong Therapist.  Her training also includes Champissage (East Indian Head Massage.)  She works out of her home studio in North Vancouver.
Blanche also holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in the Martial Art of Tae Kwon Do.  She often brings elements from these various disciples into her classes.
Currently, Blanche is teaching a summer outdoor Qi Gong class (weather permitting) on Wednesday evenings (7:30 – 8:30pm) at Avonlynn Park in North Vancouver (1400 block of Arborlynn Drive).   During the rest of the year she teaches both Qi Gong and Tai Chi in Burnaby and, at two different locations, in North Vancouver.

Blanche can be contacted at: Blanche@BlancheBoyce.com or 604.760.4344
More information can be found on her website:  www.QiEssence.net

Bonnie Jang, MMQ

Bonnie Jang Bonnie Jang is a registered acupuncturist of B.C. currently practicing at Momentum Wellness Centre, Steveston and Kerrisdale.  Since graduating from UBC School of Rehabilitation Medicine 1967, she remains inspired by the human body and its’ miraculous power to heal.  Bonnie’s approach is a holistic one, marrying the best of ancient Chinese wisdom and western practice. Her chosen healing arts include Acupuncture, Medical Qi Gong, Aromatherapy, and Acutonics.

Bonnie has had the honour and privilege to study Qigong with Wendy Lang progressing through the Master’s program and further postgraduate studies in Pyschology. She has taught introductory qi gong classes in Tsawwassen and Richmond and offers medical qi gong sessions in clinic.

Chis DeWreede

Chris DeWreede Qi Gong

Chris DeWreede is a meditation practitioner and teacher with 17 years of experience in Daoist Alchemy, Neigong and Qigong.  He has learned from many teachers including Michael Winn from the Healing Tao and Dr. Laura McCreary from Tian Yun Gong. His initial interest in wholistic health of the mind, body and spirit through physical movement and diet transformed into an interest in cultivating lifeforce.  He has also studied martial arts such as TaijiQuan, BaguaZhang and TaiXuQuan.


Chris teaches privately and can be contacted at nu.xian.pai@gmail.com