The Alchemy of Yin and Yang Stress management, Grounding, FlexibilityIntroduction to Microsmic Orbit, Inner Smile, Healing Sounds, Beginner Chi-kung (qigong), Taoist breathing, Tai ChiSTEP 2BEGINNER 2
Beginner Foundation (1st Year)
Greater Alchemy of Yin and Yang Motivation, Increased confidence; managing sexual energyCompletion Microcosmic Orbit, Intermediate breath-practice, Upward draw, big drawSTEP 3NOVICE
Fusion of the 5 Elements (1st year)
Supreme Alchemy of Yin and Yang Detoxing the past, neutralising fear, managing emotions and habits, strengthen your energy field, enhance grounding!Pa Kua, Forming the Pearl; Opening the Inner Channels; Energy, Soul and Spirit Bodies;STEP 4INITIATE
Introduction to Taoist Shamanism
Effective practice, Dynamic thought, Channel powerChannelling the Pearl, Nourishing Spirit, Death and Ecstatic Flight, the Shaman's Body, Journeying through the Inner EyeSTEP 5PRACTITIONER Taoist Shamanic Practice
Understanding power, Clear seeing, Step lightly in all worldsTo achieve Taoist Practitioner status you take a simple assessment after completing Step 5. This assessment will be of your ability to: demonstrate the Tai Chi form and explain the applications; demonstrate and explain the basic structures of Iron Shirt Chi Kung; demonstrate an understanding of and ability to explain and demonstrate the Jade Circle or Jade Arrows practices.STEP 6TAOIST TANTRA Part 1 Tantric Secrets of Love - Couples only
Understanding and application of the power of touchStep 6 is optional, and for Couples Only. There are no pre-requisites, except being a couple.STEP 7TAOIST TANTRA Part 2 Couples only.
Knowledge of using sexual energy to connect Spirit, entering beyond the visible,Step 7 is optional, and for Couples Only. Step 6 is pre-requisiteSTEP 8TAOIST TRAINER Mastering the High Degree
Certified to teach: up to and including Step 3
Trainer Training leading to Trainer LicencePre-requisites are a) to have attained Taoist Practitioner (TP) status and b) after attaining TP, one series of assisting on each of Steps 1 through 5, Taoist Shamanic Healing and Tai Chi CampSTEP 9MASTER-TRAINER Training in the Circle
Certified to teach: all Steps and to certify Trainers.
Illumination, self-actualisationunderstanding the ways of power, to heal, to comfort and to teach Pre-requisites and requirements are shown below
Everyone can benefit from the first three or four Steps and gain a practice for life. Beyond is for the dedicated, the potential Trainer or Master-Trainer. While we can offer the maps, it is you who must make the journey. A thousand miles begins with a single step. When will you make yours?
STEP 6 (Optional, Couples only, No pre-requisites.) Tao of Tantra 1 - Tantric Secrets of Love Please bring the following: Big fluffy towel; Silk cloth; Sarong/lunghi/kikoi; Rug/blanket/sheepskin
STEP 7 (Optional, Couples only, No pre-requisites.) Tao of Tantra 2 pre-requisite: Step 6. Please bring the following: Big fluffy towel; Silk cloth; Sarong/lunghi/kikoi; Rug/blanket/sheepskin
STEP 8 Taoist Trainer - the Tao of High Degree Step 8 is dedicated to individual "Trainer Training," to include personal assessments of subject knowledge and your ability to pass it on. This takes into account individual learning and teaching abilities. On successful completion of the Step 8 training you will either receive your Taoist Trainer Licence right away to teach Steps 1 to 3 without any further post-requirements, or be asked to repeat/assist specific course/s to reach an acceptable teaching standard. For the sake of clarity, outcomes will be defined so that everyone knows and can agree on standards. Learn more
A STEP 9 Taoist Master-Trainer is certified by the London Tao Centre to teach all Steps and to certify Trainers