have been studying Medical Qigong with Robert Youngs for half a year
now. I had been looking for a year to find a Medical Qigong
teacher to study with that I connected with, and Robert came highly
recommended to me from one of my TCM mentors who had studied with
Robert, and who told me "Robert is the real deal".
I have begun, I notice that my energy work (ability to sense and
project) has increased so much that my clients have commented on it.
He has also helped me "connect the dots" on a number
of things I had heard or experienced over the years, so that many
things now just make sense. I have been a Reiki master for 15
years, and I now incorporate many Qigong things in my treatments
with amazing effects. I am currently studying TCM, and have
found that studying with him has really helped in my more complete
understanding of TCM concepts at school.
I feel Robert is sincere, humble, and an excellent communicator. His
level of in depth knowledge is incredible and I simply love to learn
from him. I wish I had begun studying with Robert years
completed my training as a Medical Qigong Therapist with Master
Robert Youngs. I completed the program by attending a combination
of intensive courses and regular weekly courses so I am able to
comment on both style of classes offered by Master Youngs. To put
it simply, the learning experience in both types of classes were of
very high quality. The material taught in the course often exceeded
what is covered in the textbook both in scope and in depth. In my
opinion, I got very good value in education for the tuition that I
paid, which I found very reasonable compared to other professional
level training courses that are available.
Master Youngs’ style
of teaching emphasizes clinical experience, which was very appreciated
by all the students because we were very well prepared for educating
clients about qigong and answering their questions in a clinical
context. We got to see the results of our qigong treatments by
working with different clients in the classroom clinic. My
correspondence with other medial qigong practitioners revealed that
Master Youngs is very well respected by other medical qigong
practitioners in North America for his deep qigong knowledge and
commitment to teaching.
At first the thought
of having to drive from downtown Toronto to Pickering during rush-hour
once a week to complete this program is enough to dissuade anyone.
However it only took one class to change my mind as I found myself
waiting impatiently for class each week. In retrospect, I feel
privileged to have studied with Master Youngs because in addition to
his expertise and clinical experiences with medical qigong, he also
has extensive professional and teaching experience in its allied arts
such as acupuncture, meditation, internal martial arts and massage
therapy. It is evident that he has a very deep understanding of
energetic healing modalities from Eastern and Western traditions, but
more importantly by drawing on his experiences, he is able to
illustrate their similarities to students in class to enrich their
learning experience. I found Master Youngs’ diverse background
contributed immensely in giving me a deeper understanding of qigong
and confidence as a therapist. I am convinced that there is simply no
way that I could have received the same level of medical qigong
knowledge from anyone else in Canada. I give him my highest possible
recommendation as a therapist and as an instructor in medical qigong.
Although my training with him has come to an end, I look forward with
great anticipation to attending post-graduate level training seminars
with Master Youngs in the future.
P. C. Chiang,
Space-Time Feng Shui Services
"Please accept this note as a thank you. I benefited from your
sessions in a number of ways. Most importantly, for me, I
found you to be compassionate and grounded in the moment.
You were there for me and, as a result, the work was deep and profound.
Thank you again."
Bob Youngs for six years, both as a student at his T’ai Chi
and Meditation Center, Pickering, and as his patient, where I receive
regular acupuncture and Qi Gong treatments. Bob is an extremely
skilled practitioner in both the Chinese martial and healing arts.
His knowledge of these subjects is extensive and his manner is courteous
and professional. He has a systematic approach to teaching and healing,
and is well organized and energetic.
and treatments have cured or alleviated many of my chronic health
problems. These include asthma, carpel-tunnel syndrome, lower back
pain and persistent neck and shoulder stiffness and pain. Increasing
his already considerable skills repertoire and credentials through
a RMT program will be a further benefit to anyone who seeks good
quality and accessible health care.
F. Caterini, P.Eng
I am a 58 year
old litigation lawyer. It is a high stress vocation and about fifteen
years ago I began to have very serious stress-related health problems.
My doctor “prescribed” tai chi and that led fairly quickly
to qigong. The results have been astonishingly positive. I am, quite
simply, healthy. I still get sick sometimes but I recover more quickly
than expected. The stress is still in the job but it is dispensed
with through the qigong practices. I am so very grateful to the
people at the Institute for helping me over a long period of time
to achieve the ability to maintain my health.
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