The Jade Way – A Course in Self Healing and Spiritual Development

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The Jade Way – A Course in Self Healing and Spiritual Development

The Jade Way: Path of the Compassionate Heart

A Course in Self Healing and Spiritual Development using Taoist Qi Gong Techniques and Toltec Methods.
Option to Certify as a Level 2 Qi Gong Instructor

Commencing in Dublin in February 2017.

Full Syllabus Available here.

‘The Jade Way: Path of the Compassionate Heart’ is a training in self-healing and spiritual development. The course is a synthesis of Taoist and Toltec wisdom teachings about the way of energy. The Taoist tradition gives us the beautiful art of Qi Gong. Toltec wisdom gives us ‘The Art of Becoming’ through the teaching of ‘The Science of Relationship’.

This unique synthesis of these two profound energetic sciences gives us, on the one hand, a structured, coherent way to work with our energy and, on the other hand, a way to apply our experience of ourselves as energetic beings to the dynamic of everyday life i.e. the experience of relationship.

The reason for this synthesis is that, as we experience ourselves energetically and grow in this experience it becomes imperative for us to understand that we need to change the way we run our energy. As you become energetically stronger certain conditional cohesions in the energy body will need to be dissolved and released bringing more healing and growth. If, for example, a way of seeing the world is the cause of this cohesion we need to learn how to compassionately see that this way of seeing has to die for further growth to continue.

Here is the great power of the Toltec method whereby ‘The Science of Relationship’ teaching gives us the tools to deconstruct the old way of being and birth the new.

This approach makes the beautiful training we are offering intimately personal to each person who chooses to undertake the responsibility for their own journey to love and freedom, the birth-right of every human being.

The Taoist Perspective: The White Crane System of Qi Gong

We will explore the Taoist perspective in a way that empowers the individual to move directly into their own inner-heart knowing.

The approach to Qi Gong that you will be taught is called ‘The White Crane System of Qi Gong’. This method emphasis opening and moving the arms like wings in such a way that the focus of our awareness and feeling is heart-centred. It particularly awakens the energetics of our heart channel. It allows the person to gently learn to consciously feel their own energetic nature and, over time, penetrate into the compassionate inner heart self. This is a gentle, safe but powerful way to work with your qi (energy), enhancing healing and evolution at the same time.

This approach was bequeathed to humanity by the Buddhist Bodhisattva Guan Yin (the incarnation of compassion). This being is dedicated to lifting humanity out of suffering through the science of compassion. She helps us source the unadulterated compassionate essence of our own hearts. The specifics of the tools you will be taught can be seen in the syllabus.

The Toltec Perspective: The Science of Relationship

The Toltec way of the heart helps us achieve the above in a safe, self-timed and integrated way. The practice of ‘The Science of Relationship’ will help you know how to recapitulate and digest effectively the changes that come to you from the outside as a result of your inner work.  At the centre of this training is the awakening of our own inherent capacity for Heart-logic, which is an essential ability for the true individual to awaken and master ‘The Art of Becoming’.

This knowledge was bequeathed to humanity by the Toltec nagual Don Juan through the apprenticeship of his student, Gary Collins. Gary, through spiritual guidance, formulated this teaching into the spiritual science of relationship. The end result is a science of the heart that is applicable to every person.


Training: There will be a total of 60 training days (30 weekends once a month for 2 and half years). For those who wish to take the Qi Gong Instructor Certification Examination there will be an additional two days for exams at the end of the course.

The initial dates have been provisionally set as follows.


Weekend 1: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26 February
Weekend 2: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March
Weekend 3: Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April
Weekend 4: Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May
Weekend 5: Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June
Weekend 6: Saturday 15th& Sunday 16th July
Weekend 7: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13st August
Weekend 8: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September
Weekend 9: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October
Weekend 10: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November


Weekend 11: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th January
Weekend 12: Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th February
Weekend 13: Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March
Weekend 14 Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th April
Weekend 15: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May
Weekend 16: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June
Weekend 17: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July
Weekend 18: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August
Weekend 19: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September
Weekend 20: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October
Weekend 21: Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November
Weekend 22: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December


Weekend 23: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th January
Weekend 24: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th February
Weekend 25: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th March
Weekend 26: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th April
Weekend 27: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May
Weekend 28: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June
Weekend 29: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July

Weekend 30 & Exam Dates to be confirmed.


Morning Session 1: 9:30-2:00

Lunch – 1Hour

Afternoon Session 1: 3:00-6:30

Breaks will be taken during the day at the discretion of the Instructor.

Cost & Payment Plans

A non-refundable deposit of €800 secures a place on the course, to be paid by 27th January, 2017.

Course Cost: €7,500.00

Cost for Registered Instructors: €5250.00

Cost for Associate Instructors: €6,750.00

These fees must be paid at a minimum rate of €250.00 per weekend. If payments are not maintained at this rate the School reserves the right to refuse admission.

NB: Please note that by enrolling for this course you are agreeing to pay the full amount whether you complete the course or not. The School cannot sustain provision of courses where students fail to honour their financial commitments.

Special Offers

If payment is made in full before commencement of the course the following reductions apply:


Registered Instructors: €4,500.00

Associate Instructors: €6,000.00

Second person Half-Price: Where a married couple both wish to attend the course the cost for the second person is halved.

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Payment Options:

Cheques should be made payable to ‘The Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong’ and sent to ‘The Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong’, c/o Neal Traynor, 3 Broomhall Avenue, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow.

EFTs should be made to The Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong:BIC: IPBSIE2DIBAN: IE29 IPBS990623 22997523

Qi Gong Level 2 Instructor Certification Examination Cost: €300

Other Details


Gary Collins                                                                                        Neal Traynor

Senior Instructor                                                                                 Assistant Instructor

087 2287708                                                                                       087 9085684


All instruction will be held at: Lucan Sarsfield’s GAA Club, 12th Lock, Newcastle Rd, Lucan, Co. Dublin.


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