Universal Healing Tao
Instructor Education Path Upgrading in Status and Certification Keys

Our Global Universal Healing Tao Foundation aims to provide for all Universal Healing Tao students and the entire Instructor Community the best possible quality of service in integrating and sharing the Universal Healing Tao (UHT) practices within the Universal Healing Tao System (UHTS).

The Universal Healing Tao Foundation (UHTF) requirements are valid globally and the same on all 6 continents. Every four years the UHT Continental Coordinators organize a Continental Instructors Meeting to inform, update, share and improve the system and ways of teaching and instructing others.

Requirements give you the information on how to upgrade Universal Healing Tao Instructor Status in a certain key subject.

Status Key Requirements is a summary of an instructor’s experience within a certain UHT Branch and the progression of facilitation in the Universal Healing Tao System.

Certification Key Requirements indicates what module / practice / skill the instructor has been evaluated in and what he is certified to share publicly.

UHT Branches Curriculums – UHT Branch has detailed curriculums and guidelines which support the instructors to see what the study and subjects are involved within that UHT Branch.

Certification – After you have been evaluated and passed a certification or upgrading training you will receive a UHT Foundation Certificate.

Educators – Master Mantak Chia, the Founder of the Universal Healing Tao System, is presently the only Educator (able to evaluate and certify) on all levels within the system. There are also UHT Educators which are UHT Senior Instructors authorized by an educator agreement to upgrade UHT Instructors in statuses and keys. Additionally there are UHT Senior Instructors with an “Agreement to certify Associate Instructors”. All global authorizations, requirements and certification procedures for each level within the UHT System are listed on the UHT Foundation Website. UHT Educators can only evaluate and certify others in what he/she is certified himself/herself and has achieved mastery in (as shown in their own statuses & keys).

We wish you a successful UHT Educational Career Path.

UHT Foundation

Requirement Status Keys

UHT

Instructor

Associate
Certified
Senior Instructor
Inner Alchemy Instructor

Status

AI
CI
SI
IA

UHT Associate Instructor    

see Certification Information

see Associate Instructor Training

AI

UHT Certified Instructor

see Certification Information

see Instructor Certification

CI

Taoist Energy Basics

Inner Smile, 6 Healing Sounds, Microcosmic Orbit
Tao Yin I
Healing Love
Astrology Chart Reading

Key

BA
Y1
HL
IACR

Inner Alchemy I

Fusion I
Fusion II
Fusion III

F1
F2
F3

Inner Alchemy II

Lesser Kan & Li
Greater Kan & Li
Greatest Kan & Li

KL1
KL2
KL3

Immortal Tao

Sealing of the Five Senses
Congress Heaven & Earth
Reunion Heaven & Man

 

SFS
CHE
RHM

Chi Kung

Iron Shirt I                     Iron Shirt Postures
Iron Shirt II                    Tendon Training
Iron Shirt III                   Bone Marrow Nei Kung
Tan Tien Chi Kung
Tai Chi Chi Kung I
Tai Chi Chi Kung II
Tai Chi Wu Style
Tai Chi Sword
Tai Chi Stick
Tai Chi 36 Movements Form
Tai Chi 108 Movements Form
Pakua Palm
Hsing I

UHT Senior Instructor    

Required Status and certification keys are
Instructor Status:   CI
Certification Key:  BA, HL, TT, TCI, TY, ISI, ISIII, FI, FII, FIII

Requirements Part 1 – Becoming a UHT Senior Instructor

A) Application – Apply in written form (email) to the Global Senior Coordinator and by e-mail (cc) to Continental Senior Coordinator and Country Coordinator to become a Senior Instructor Trainee.
B) Requirements:

  1. Trainee has been practicing and teaching actively of the basics in Universal Healing Tao System as a Full Certified Instructor for a minimum 8 years (ore 6 years with 3 Seniors recommendations)
    Certified in keys: Tao Energy Basics, Healing Love, Tan Tien Chi Kung, Tai Chi Chi Kung I, II, III, Tao Yin, Iron Shirt Chi Kung I, II, III (Bone Marrow Nei Kung) Fusion I, II, III
  2. Has studied, participated and followed 20 h of Lesser Kan & Li, recommended one week darkroom
  3. 2 recommendation letters of two active Senior Instructors, preferably in the country or continent
    where you are living or recommendation of Country Instructors Association / Country Coordinator.
  4. Interviewed by Master Mantak Chia or a Global Senior Coordinator
  5. Is actively teaching

Obligations

– Respect and support the positive growth of the Universal Healing Tao System
– Keep contact with UHT Foundation Network and Master Mantak Chia
– Take care to keep in touch with new instructors

Requirements Part 2 – Training UHT Students into becoming UHT Associate Instructors

A) Fill out the application form and send to Global Senior Coordinator.
B) Follows 6 – 12 hr Instruction with Continental Senior Instructor Coordinator in form of coaching, training and sharing about UHT Foundation and its Organizational Structure and how to conduct teacher training for Associate Instructors, mainly within their continent.
C) The Global Senior Coordinator coordinates this training with Continental Senior Coordinator / Country Coordinator.
D) Assisting in a retreat setting UHT Asia in Tao Garden is recommended for this for 2 weeks or seeing Master Chia anywhere in the world and/or Assisting in a 6 to 9 Day 2 weeks Associate Instructor Training.
E) Signing the “Agreement for training Associate Instructors”.

Requirements Part 3 – Upgrading UHT Associate Instructors into becoming full UHT Certified Instructors and upgrading Full UHT Certified Instructors with more keys.

After applying for this position the agreement is authorized by Master Mantak Chia and the Global Senior Coordinators in agreement with the Continental Coordinator and the Continental Senior Instructor Coordinator.

NOTE: For CNT Senior Teacher Certification and Senior Teacher Cosmic Healing Qigong Branch see CNT and CH Branch requirements.

S

UHT Inner Alchemy Instructor

Required Status and certification keys are
Instructor Status: SI
Certification Key: All Senior keys (see requirements Senior) , KL1, KL2, KL3

This certification path is overseen and guided by the UHT Foundation and the “Kan & Li” Instructors

Requirements
A) Apply for this certification and evaluation at UHT Foundation
B) Certified as an active Senior Instructor
C) Minimum 12 years of active participation within the Universal Healing Tao System
D) Having lead individual or group trainings in FUSION I, II, III for minimum 5 years
E) Evaluation by Grandmaster Chia and/or 2 Inner Alchemy Senior Instructors

Obligations
A certified Inner Alchemy Instructor

– Mentor students and certified Instructors in the realm of the Inner Alchemy and Immortal Tao
– Give guidance on how to become certified in these higher levels
– Assist with the coordination, development and organisation of continental networks and continental instructor reunions taking place every four years.
– Keeping up an active research exchange with Master Chia and other advanced Instructors

IAT

1. Taoist Energy Cultivation

1.1 Taoist Energy Basics

Attend above trainings and develop the following practices:
Core Practices for Certification:
Inner Smile           Microcosmic Orbit         Healing Sounds           Chi Self Massage

Optional/ Supportive Practices may include:
Qigong Warm-ups          Iron Shirt I (Simple Level)    Tao Yin       Tan Tien Qigong
Tai Chi (Simple Level)    Primordial Qigong                Taoist Astrology
Five Animals Qigong       Five Elements Theory and Application

Tao Yin I

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, I1
B) Attend 14 hours of Tao Yin Course
C) Evaluated in Theory & Posture & approved 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instructor

TY

Inner Alchemy Chart Reading

A) Instructor Status:      CI
Certification Key:      BA, I1
B) Attend 28 hours of Astrology Chart Reading Course
C) Evaluated in Theory & Posture & approved 1 Astrology Chart Reading Senior Instructor

1.2 Healing Love

ACR

Healing Love (before acquiring this key one must be certified in Iron Shirt I key of the Martial Art Branch)

Need to take Iron Shirt Qigong to get the grounding necessary for drawing up the sexual energy.
Upgraders need to be evaluated in Iron Shirt.

Attend Healing Love retreat or workshops for men or women and both, 50 hour minimum
Core Practices for Certification:
Healing Love Basics
Healing Love Cultivation for Men & Women
Couples Cultivation
Optional/ Supportive Practices may include:
Related Qigong Warm-ups
Iron Shirt III (Bone Marrow Nei Gong)
Sexual Reflexology
Fusion I

A) Instructor Status:      CI
Certification Key:      BA, IS1,

B) Attend (see full detailed description under basic certification path – full instructor certification)

Possibility 1
120 h or 3 week training retreat covering subjects of Tao Energy    Basics, Iron Shirt, Healing Love

Possibility 2
14 – 28 h Preparation Training in all Iron Shirt Postures, Healing Love and Tao Yin 80 h Homework and Practice over 6 – 12 Month
14 – 28 h Evaluation and Certification Training in Iron Shirt, Healing Love and Tao Yin

C) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instruction

HL

2. Internal & Chi Kung

2.1 Internal Structure

Attend retreats or workshops including:

Core Practices for Certification:

Tao Yin
Tan Tien Qigong
Iron Shirt I – 6 Postures
Iron Shirt II – Tendon Nei Kung
Iron Shirt III – Bone Marrow Nei Kung

Optional/ Supportive Practices may include:

Iron Shirt I             Postures

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instructor

IS1

Iron Shirt II             Tendon power

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1,

B) Attend minimum of 14 h Iron Shirt II Training

C) Complete 5 Student Case Questionnaires Forms

D) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

IS2

Iron Shirt III             Bone Marrow Nei Kung

A) Instructor Status:      C and teach Iron Shirt I for 1 year
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, HL, F1

B) Attend Bone Marrow 14 hr Bone Marrow Nei Kung Training

C) Complete 5 Student Case Questionnaires Forms

D) Evaluated in Theory & Practice (Lift 20 lbs-men, 2 lbs woman) & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

IS3

Tan Tien Chi Kung

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, TY

B) Attend minimum 14 hr Tan Tien Chi Kung Training

C) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

2.2 Internal Chi Kung

Attend retreats or workshops including:

Core Practices for Certification:     Tai Chi (all forms)
Bagua Palm

TT

Tai Chi Chi Kung I

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, Y1, TC

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC1

Tai Chi Chi Kung II

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, TC, TC1,

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC2

Tai Chi Wu Style

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:     BA, IS1, TC, TC1, TC2

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC3

Tai Chi Sword

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC4

Tai Chi Stick

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2, TC5

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC5

Tai Chi 36 Movements Form

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2,

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC6

Tai Chi 108 Movements Form

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2, TC6

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

TC7

Pakua Palm

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2,

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

PP

Hsing I

A) Instructor Status:      C
Certification Key:      BA, IS1, IS2, IS3, TC, TC1, TC2,

B) Evaluated in Theory & Praxis & approved by 1 Senior Instructor Educator and 1 Certified Instructor

H1

3. Inner Alchemy – Fusion of Five Elements

Attend retreats or workshops including:
Core practices plus Fusion I 16 hours, Fusion II & III 34 hours, total 50 hrs.
To upgrade for Fusion I an instructor needs to take it twice and Fusion II & III at least once.
Optional to test Fusion I or all three Fusions

Core Practices for Certification:
Fusion of the Five Elements I
Fusion of the Five Elements II
Fusion of the Five Elements III

Fusion I

A) Instructor Status:           UHT Certified Instructor
Certification Key:          BA, IS1, HL
B) 1 year teaching Basics
C) Attend minimum of 28 h Fusion 1 Training
D) Complete 15 Fusion I Questionnaires by students
E) Evaluated in Theory & Practice & approved by 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instructor

F1

Fusion II

A) Instructor Status:           UHT Certified Instructor
Certification Key:          BA, IS1, HL, F1
B) Min. 6 Month teaching Fusion I
C) Attend minimum of 14 h Fusion 2 Training
D) Complete 15 Fusion II Questionnaires by students
E) Evaluated in Theory & Practice & approved by 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instructor

F2

Fusion III

A) Instructor Status:           UHT Certified Instructor
Certification Key:          BA, IS1, HL, F1, F2,
B) Min. 6 Month teaching Fusion II
C) Attend minimum of 14 h Fusion III Training
D) Complete 15 Fusion III Questionnaires by students
E) Evaluated in Theory & Practice & approved by 1 Senior Instructor and 1 Certified Instructor

F3

4. Inner Alchemy – Kan & Li

Lesser Kan & Li

Core Practices for Certification:
Lesser, Greater, Greatest Kan & Li
Sealing of the Five Senses
Congress of Heaven and Earth
Union of Human and Tao BA, HL, TT, TCI, TY, ISI, ISIII, FI, FII, FIII

KL1

Lesser Kan & Li

A) Instructor Status:      SI (for 2 years, in special cases with recommendation of 3 Seniors)
Certification Key:     BA, IS1, HL, IS3, TY, TC1, F1, F2, F3
B) Attend 28 hr of Lesser Kan & Li instruction
C) 1 year teaching Lesser Kan & Li to individuals
Complete (5) Lesser Kan & Li questionnaires by students
D) Attend 7 hr Mentor training with Inner Alchemy Senior  Instructor
E) Interview by 1 Inner Alchemy Senior Instructor or 2 Inner Alchemy Instructors with key KL1

KL2

Greater Kan & Li

A) Instructor Status:      IA for 2 years teaching Lesser Kan & Li
Certification Key:     KL1
B) Attend 28 hr UHT Greater Kan & Li instructions
C) 1 year teaching Greater Kan & Li to individuals
Complete (5) Greater Kan & Li Questionnaires by students
D) Attend 7 h Mentor training with Inner Alchemy Senior  Instructor
E) Interview by 1 Inner Alchemy Senior Instructor or 2 Inner Alchemy Instructors  with key KL2

KL2

Greater Kan & Li

A) Instructor Status:    IA for 2 years teaching Greater Kan & Li
Certification Key:   KL1, KL2
B) Attend 28 hr UHT Greatest Kan & Li Instructions
C) 1 year teaching Greatest Kan & Li to individuals
Complete (5) Greatest Kan & Li Questionnaires by students
D)  Attend 7 hr Mentor Training with Inner Alchemy Senior Instructor  Inner Alchemy Instructors
E) Interview by 1 Inner Alchemy Senior Instructor or 2 Inner Alchemy Instructors with key KL3

KL3

5. Inner Alchemy – Immortal Tao

Sealing of the Five Senses

A) Instructor Status:    IS and having 2 years actively thought Greatest Kan & Li
Certification Key:   KL1, KL2, KL3
B) Attend the UHT Sealing of Five Senses Retreat  (40 hours)
C) Attend 7 hr Mentor Training
D) Interviewed by 2 Immortal Tao Instructors

SF

Congress of Heaven and Earth

A) Instructor Status:    IS and having 2 years thought Sealing of the Five Senses
Certification Key:   SF
B) Attend the UHT Congress of Heaven & Earth Retreat   (40 hours)
C) Attend 7 hr Mentor Training
D) Interviewed by 2 Immortal Tao Instructors

HE

Reunion of Heaven and Man

A) Instructor Status:   IS and having 2 years thought Congress of Heaven & Earth
Certification Key:  HE
B) Attend the UHT Reunion of Heaven & Man Retreat  (40h)
C) Attend 7 hr Mentor Training
D) Interviewed by 2 Immortal Tao Instructors

HM