About IQ&IM

The Institute of Qigong and Integrative Medicine is an education 501(3)(c) non-profit dedicated to the principles of wellness, self-care, and self-realization through the practice of Yi Ren® Qigong and related practices.

What is Qigong?

Yi Ren Qigong LogoQigong (pronounced chee gung) is a traditional Chinese energy medicine practice combining breathing, movement, and meditation. In Qigong, the term “qi” (or “chi” ) means “vital energy of the body” and “gong” means the skill and achievement cultivated through regular and disciplined practice.

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Our Mission

Yi Ren Qigong - Spirituality & The Secret of the Golden FlowerOur mission is to provide exemplary education, wellness services, and training for the development of Qi-Mind-Body-Soul integration that will empower individuals in self-healing and fulfillment of their inherent potential.

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What We Do

Our IQ&IM CommunityWe fulfill our commitment to our mission and vision by offering classes, organizing community events, training and certifying teachers and conducting research in integrative medicine with a special focus on the efficacy of qigong in the treatment of specific health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes.

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Who We Are

Dr. Guan-Cheng SunWith a group of dedicated volunteers and donors, Dr. Guan-Cheng Sun founded IQ&IM in 1998 to fulfill a lifelong commitment to teaching and exemplifying the principles and practices of Yi Ren® Qigong. Our wellness mission is fulfilled through the generous collaboration of our staff, board of directors, community, donors, volunteers, and research partners.

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