Membership and Its Benefits

Become a member

Already know the members benefits or renewing your membership? Skip right to the registration form!

Current members receive a 10% discount on a one-year renewal for each person they refer who joins the NQA.

Benefits include the following
(some are unique particular to Membership Levels and are detailed below)

  • Membership in a nationwide Qigong community
  • Discount on our annual and regional Qigong conferences
  • Listing in our website’s database.
  • Access to Member’s Only area
  • Periodic electronic Qi-Mails and printed Newsletters
  • A discount on NAMASTA membership which includes access to liability insurance
  • Vendor status in the nqa.org store
  • Organizational Certification
  • Full access to our QiTalks Library of MP3 conversations with and array of Internationally recognized leaders from the world of Energetic Arts
  • An opportunity to be inspired by many talented and knowledgeable people representing diverse styles and schools of Qigong
  • You contribute to a better world by helping to spread the benefits of Qigong

Prevention Magazine On-Line recommends the National Qigong Association as THE site to find Qigong and Tai Chi Teachers!

Membership Fees and Benefits:

General Member $45.00
Anyone interested in Qigong.

  • Access to Member’s Only area of nqa.org
  • Membership Card
  • Newsletter
  • Qi Mail
  • Conference Discount
  • Discount on Namasta Membership
  • Vendor status in the nqa.org store
  • Voting Member
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Practitioner $100.00
An individual seriously studying and practicing Qigong.

  • All of above plus:
    • Eligible for Board of Directors
    • Listing in the nqa.org ‘Find a Member‘ database
    • Event listing in Qimail with fee (personally sponsored only)
    • FREE event listing on the nqa.org event calendar. (personally sponsored only)
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Professional Member $150.00
An individual who is a Qigong teacher, clinical Qigong healer, or medical Qigong healer.

  • All of above plus:
    • Event listing in Qimail with no fee (personally sponsored only)
    • May apply for intra-NQA Certification
    • Teacher listing in  the ‘Find a Member‘ online database  and a reciprocal web site link at nqa.org
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A person in this category must meet one of the following standards:

  1. Has written a book(s), or substantial number of articles in the scholarly/professional press on Qigong or
  2. Is a full or part time Qigong teacher or
  3. Is a clinical Qigong healer or a medical Qigong healer

Qigong instructors and healers (#2 & #3) must have received a minimum of 200 hours of training in Qigong over a minimum two-year period and must sign an agreement to adhere to the NQA Professional Code of Ethics. It is recommended that Qigong Instructors have a familiarity of Qi (Chi) deviations and an understanding of energetic first aid. Documentation is required. Join Now!

Organizational Affiliates
Any organization that has reciprocal benefits to offer to the NQA, should contact the office for further information.

More Member Benefits:

NQA SCHOLARSHIPS
We offer Volunteer & Caregiver scholarships:

The Volunteer Scholarship is available to any new or existing member who is on a limited income and unable to afford the full cost of membership (at any level of membership). Scholarship funds will be applied to your membership in exchange for volunteer hours (excludes events & conference). Each volunteer hour is equal to a $5 dues reduction ($50 maximum/year).

The Caregiver Scholarship is available to any new or existing member who has had to quit their job or reduce employment to become a caregiver of a sick or aging family member (at any level of membership). 1.  Care giving status must exist for a minimum period of 3 months. 2.  $50 maximum/year applied to dues for chosen level of membership.

For scholarship application call the office at 1-888-815-1893, Extension 0.

* Note: scholarship applies to a one-year period and one may apply twice within a 5 year period (special circumstances may be considered beyond this time frame.)

NAMASTA/NQA Alliance
Among other benefits, NAMASTA offers access to affordable liability insurance to our USA members of all mind-body modalities. Learn more…

JOIN NQA NOW!
Joining or renewing online is EASY
Step 1 Fill out our Online Application
Step 2 After filling out our online registration you will be taken to our payment page.

You may also download a printable application: Membership Application

Or call (888) 815-1893 ext 0
Or write: P.O. Box 270065
St. Paul, MN 55127 (USA)

More member information:

updated 11/25/2013