Silver Lotus teacher training graduates, 2019.

Silver Lotus invites you to attend our 2023 Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor Certification Program. 

Location: Lewes Senior Activity Center, 32083 Janice Rd, Lewes, DE 19958

Dates of Trainings: In-person training will be over four weekends, with self-paced study and practice teaching in between. One or two additional Zoom sessions will be scheduled. Certifications will be awarded on the final weekend.

PLEASE NOTE - The program originally scheduled to begin in April 2023 has been postponed. New dates and information will be posted very soon.  

Contact us to be added to the 'interested' list.

Course Description

We invite you to join us for this multi-level instructor training. The program awards a Level I Silver Lotus certification to teach beginning Tai Chi/Qigong for Health. For already certified instructors, a Level II Silver Lotus certification is available to teach on-going programs in Tai Chi/Qigong for Health. 

Teacher training student examing a model of the body's meridians

This program includes, but is not limited to, training in the following: 

  • Five element theory as it relates to Tai Chi/Qigong 
  • Twelve meridians and organ healing 
  • Meridian Flow in Qigong 
  • Eight Pieces of Brocade - in depth analysis 
  • Teaching methodology/student or practice teaching or assisting others 
  • Certification in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention from the Tai Chi for Health Institute (training provided by Marianne Walch, Silver Lotus Associate Director and TCHI Master Trainer)

All students interested in deepening their understanding of Tai Chi and Qigong are welcome. This is a comprehensive program that includes short reading assignments and home study. It is a relaxed way of learning how to safely and effectively share your knowledge of Qigong and Tai Chi. Prior experience in Yang 24 Forms or Tai Chi for Arthritis will be helpful, but not required. Study materials to familiarize you with the movements before the first class will be provided. 

Registration Information 


  • Early Bird Special: $1600.00 if paid in full by March 15, 2023. A $400.00 deposit will hold your place. Please reserve early as there is a minimum and maximum program limit. 
  •  Tuition paid after March 15, 2023 will be $1800.00. A $400 deposit is required to hold your space. 
  • Payment in full is due by April 1, 2023. 
  • Cancellation/Refund Policy: There will be a $100.00 administrative fee for any and all cancellations up until the first day of class, April 15, 2023. After April 15th no refunds will be given.


To register and/or pay a balance by credit card, please click the button below.  To pay by check or money order, please call or email us for a mailing address (

Silver Lotus Tai Chi/Qigong Teacher Training Program


For more information, or if you require financial assistance, please email us.

Silver Lotus also sponsors local instructor certification courses through the Tai Chi for Health Institute. Click here for more information on these trainings. 




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