The National Qigong Association is the premier membership organization for qigong.
Be a part of the Qi Flow and the Qi Excitement that is moving through our country.
The mission of the NQA is “Enhancing and nourishing the quality of life through Qigong for all.”

Membership and Its Benefits

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 Newsletters
  • A discount on NAMASTA membership which includes access to liability insurance
  • Intra-NQA 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!

The National Qigong Association (NQA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping everyone live a full, productive and enjoyable life for as long as possible. The NQA is always expanding its role as the leading resource for all things related to Qigong. It is continually offering more national, regional and local conferences and events; as well as, expanding its educational offerings for both Qigong professionals and general practitioners on its website and in all media. We support and encourage dialogue with all individuals and organizations which share the same goals enabling physical, mental and spiritual health and wellness for all. Our mission and commitment to the world is to:

  • Always act with complete honesty and integrity, deep respect and genuine concern for all individuals, their communities and the world.
  • Nurture, support, promote and disseminate the ancient Chinese system for Wellness known as Qigong through public education and scientific research.
  • Make the benefits of practicing Qigong available to everyone by offering the world an accessible, caring community of practitioners and instructors.
  • Help all other accepted systems of non-invasive, holistic wellness modalities promote their own unique benefits through mutual cooperation with them.

Membership Levels and Fees

General Member

Are you curious about or new to Qigong?
  • Access to Member’s Only area of
  • Membership Card
  • Electronic Newsletter
  • Conference Discount
  • Discount on Namasta Membership and Access to Professional Liability Insurance [more info]
  • Voting Member


Are you seriously studying and practicing Qigong?
  • All of general member benefits plus:
  • Eligible for Board of Directors
  • Listing in the ‘Find a Member‘ database
  • FREE event listing on the event calendar. (personally sponsored only)

Professional Member

Are you a Qigong teacher, clinical healer, or medical healer?
  • All of Practitioner Level Benefits Plus:
  • May apply for intra-NQA Certification
  • Teacher listing in the ‘Find a Member‘ online database  and a reciprocal web site link at
  • Eligible to present on QiTalks Program

A person in the Professional 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.