Eastern Healing Arts’ Assessment for Certification

Please complete and submit the following online assessment. You will be graded on your answers to qualify for certification.

You may download a pdf version of this assessment here.

Part I: Let’s Talk Qi Healing

Qi Healing is a discipline with a special vocabulary. Every Qi healer should recognize the terms in the list below. Use each term one time to “fill in the blanks” in the statements that follow the list.

  • Acupoints
  • Acupressure
  • Bai Hui Xue
  • Channels
  • Coherence
  • Health field
  • Lao Gong Xue
  • Mei Xin Xue
  • Qi
  • Qi coat
  • Qi induction
  • Qi Shen
  • Qi Xu
  • Qi Xue
  • Resonance
  • Shao-Lin Stick
  • Tian Tu Xue
  • Tui Na
  • Xia Dan Tian
  • Yong Quan Xue
  • Zhong Xue
  1. The human body’s defense is known as the .
  2. The Chinese term for Qi healing meaning push/take or massage is.
  3. is fields. It is the agent of healing.
  4. The Chinese term for (a) specific point(s) on the human body is . The term more familiar to Western healers is .
  5. The is a very effective instrument of Qi therapy. It descended from Martial Arts.
  6. Qi flows through fourteen or pathways in the human body.
  7.  Another name for the body’s aura is .
  8. is the human, natural healing technique to keep a finger’s or hand’s contact at a place on the body to transmit healing Qi by applying a force there.
  9. Three of the 19 major acupoints Qi healers should know are:
    1. , located on the front of the body above the clavicle, used to treat sore throat, etc.
    2. , located midway between the nipple line and navel on the center line of the body, used to treat diabetes, etc.
    3. , located between the eyebrows, used to treat brain trouble, etc.
  10. Five Center Breathing involves these acupoints:
    1. , used as a Qi entrance point at the top of the head.
    2. , used as a Qi entrance point at the bottom of the feet.
    3. , used as a Qi exit point inside the hands, a short distance below and between the 2nd and 3rd fingers.
  11. The body’s lower storehouse of Qi is called .
  12. A physical manifestation of body trouble due to lack of Qi is . It has ying properties and usually means serious illness.
  13. A physical manifestation of an excess of Qi in the body is called . It has yang properties and often is a indicator of temporary body trouble.
  14. Two operations of mind power based on principles of physics are:
    1. which explains the magnetic field effects of the mind on a body even at a distance.
    2. which explains connection within the central nervous system, the connection between the CNS and body processes and the connection of the human body to universe Qi.
  15. The process of connecting/transferring healing Qi from the healer to the Qi of the patient is .

Part II: Let’s Think Qi Healing

An effective Qi healer understands the principles of body sickness and practices the Eastern healing techniques based on natural principles.

  1. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, what is the main reason for sickness in the human body?
  2. Briefly describe or diagram two ways in which Qi flow can be disrupted. Give an example of symptomatic body trouble for each.
  3. How does a Qi healer diagnose body trouble?
  4. Briefly explain how a Qi healer uses his/her hands to diagnose body trouble.
  5. Briefly explain the interactions of the human mind, the human body and Qi in respect to ill-health and healing. In your answer use the principle “Mind leads the Qi, Qi follows the mind.”
  6. Why should a Qi healer study the Channel system of Qi flow?
  7. What is Qi induction?
  8. Define and distinguish acupressure therapy, acupoint therapy and Tui Na therapy. Give an example of each.
  9. Briefly explain the principles of Rubber Stick Therapy Forms.
  10. When we practice Qigong and Qi healing, we say we “Feel Qi, get Qi and use Qi.” Explain this principle as it applies to healing from two perspectives, 1) that of the healer, and 2) that of the patient.

Part III: Let’s Practice Qi Healing

A successful Qi healer has certain abilities and has a working knowledge of Qi healing techniques. Your outline states, “For hands healing, a healer should know how to use his/her Qi to influence peoples’ bodies and treat patients.”

Section A: About the Healer’s Abilities

  1. What are the psychological attributes of a successful Qi healer?
  2. What are the two basic functions of mind power used by the Qi healer?
  3. How does a Qi healer increase his/her mind power?
  4. How does a Qi healer increase his/her body’s Qi function?
  5. While practicing actual healing, how does the healer ‘get the Qi’ he/she uses to treat the patient with his/her hands? In your answer, mention the acupoints involved.

Section B: About Qi Healing Techniques

  1. List the five steps of Hands Healing with Qi and state the purpose of each.
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  2. Briefly explain how to do each of these Cleaning Sickness Qi techniques.
    1. Grabbing Qi
    2. Sweeping Qi
    3. Regulating Qi
  3. How does a Qi healer practice Regulating Qi Flow in the ways below?
    1. Regulating Qi flow inside the body.
    2. Regulating Qi flow out of the body with cleaning Qi.
    3. Directions and order.
    4. Hands’ postures.
  4. How does a Qi healer practice Supplementing Qi in the ways below?
    1. Exciting palm Qi.
    2. Hands’ positions.
    3. Using universe Qi.
  5. What colors correspond to the following?
    1. Qi flowing
    2. Qi supplementing
    3. Qi stabilizing
  6. Briefly describe how you would use one of the acupressure techniques to successfully treat a particular condition.
  7. Briefly describe how you would use one of the ‘Basic Way, Point Way’ postures of acupoint therapy to successfully treat a particular condition. Distinguish if you have chosen to affect the acupoint ‘exact,’ ‘close’ or ‘far.’
  8. Briefly describe how you would use one of the Tui Na techniques to successfully treat a particular condition.
  9. List and briefly explain the 5 categories of the 36 Rubber Stick Therapy Forms.
  10. What is the Mystery Healing Technique using the Pain Point?
  11. Choose one of the following conditions. On the drawing of the human form, plot and label the acupoints to treat the condition.
    Choose from:

    • Back Pain
    • Headache
    • Neck and/or Shoulder Trouble
    • The Common Cold
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Heart Trouble
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma

    IMPORTANT NOTE: To complete this final question you will need to download the BODY picture document. On the document, label the chosen condition, and plot and label the acupoints to treat the condition. After you have answered this question add your name to the document, then scan or take a picture of the completed document and email it to tianyouh88@gmail.com. Submit the rest of your answers using the button below. Your completed assessment will be evaluated for certification.

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