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Online Taoist Consultation
Taoist Consultations are available by email or telephone to support people in better understanding how to strengthen the body, mind and spirit and its different systems. Consultations can consist of questions and clarification regarding the Body, Mind or Spirit. The primary focus is on the energetic and nutritional qualities of the formulas, however, consultations can involve any of the 8 Pillars of Taoism.
QiInstitute Membership
The QiInstitute.com is pleased to offer a membership program, sanctioned by Dr. Stephen T. Chang and The Foundation of Tao. Members will enjoy the following benefits...
Dr. Chang's Wan Shou (Long Life) Herbal Tea
Heart Strengthener, Immunity Enhancer, Youth Rejuvenator, Antioxidant, Energizer, Cleanser, Freshens body inside & out, Fat-removing-cholesterol lowering properties.

Reason to shop from us!

Welcome to The Taiji Quan & Qigong Institute, LLC. online store. Through a partnership with Dr. Stephen T. Chang & the Foundation of Tao, Inc. we are able to offer Dr. Chang's legendary Books & Forgotten Foods/Herbal Teas as well as Taoist Consultations.

As Ordained Taoist Ministers (through the Foundation of Tao and personally trained by Dr. Stephen T. Chang) and Scholars of Classical Chinese Health & Medicine we also offer workshops, lectures and classes on the following eight departments of Taoism:

1)Taoist Philosophy

2)Internal Exercise

3)Diet and Nutrition


5)Healing Arts


7)Science of Management

8)I-Ching Sciences

Born and raised in China, Dr. Chang has been studying Taoist medicine since he was six years old in a family who has practiced medicine for well over 400 years. Dr. Chang's great-grandfather was a physician and professor to the Emperor of China (Tung Tse) and Empress Tse Shi (Ci Xi) (慈僖) as well as the first Chinese ambassador to the United States during the Benjamin Harrison administration (1889-93). His grandmother was a master-physician.

Former President of the Chinese Medicine Research Institute in San Francisco, California, USA

Former Vice-President of the Chinese Medical Assoc. in Japan

Founder of The Foundation of Tao in San Francisco, California

His books are used in universities and as hospital texts

He has influenced laymen, professionals and celebrities alike, including Sofia Loren and Mario Lopez

Formulated numerous remedies including Chinese Herbal Formulas/Combinations/Teas, skin lotions and accupowder (acupowder)

Holds doctoral degrees in medicine, law, theology and philosophy

Honorable Professor at: University of Beijing; The Peoples University, China; Chung Wa University, China; Ai Ji University, Japan; Oslo University, Norway; among others

Taught and lectured at universities around the world on Taoist medicine and lifestyle at: University Of California, Berkeley; Stanford University CA; The Chinese Medical Assoc., London; University Of California, Santa Cruz, CA; 5 Branches School of Chinese Medicine, Santa Cruz, CA; Chi Nei Tsang Inst., Berkeley, CA; University Of Tao Management, China

Author of several books (The Great Tao, Tao of Balanced Diet-Secrets of a Thin and Healthy Body, The Complete System of Self Healing-Internal Exercise, Tao of Sexology-Infinite Wisdom, The Complete Book of Acupuncture, The Integral Management of Tao-Complete Achievement), translated in over ten languages with over a million copies sold.