Class Schedule - In Person Trainings

"I've been studying with Gilles for over 15 years and it has been some of the most profoundly life-changing work that I've done for myself and for my community. I recommend the classes to anyone!" - Arianna G.

In light of the COVID pandemic we are unfortunately postponing all in person classes until Fall 2021. In the meantime you can join us for our online classes, which will prepare you for in person training in the future. Thank you for your understanding and support!

FALL 2021

Biology of Consciousness: One Mind, Five Intelligences
Anatomy/Physiology/Taoist Alchemy

SEPTEMBER 2021 - Catch the online version in the meantime!

Instructor: Gilles Marin

Pricing: TBA

This class uses the philosophical concepts of classical Taoism at the origin of traditional Chinese medicine to help clearly differentiate the whole mind into its five different major mental states extending from our biological make up. During this class you will learn to delineate your very specific mental zones which helps create mental space and quietness, free from mental conflict, and enhance appreciation, enjoyment and guidance in life!  More info here.

No prerequisites. OPEN TO BEGINNERS!

27 CEUs for NCBTMB & CA Acupuncture Board

Fundamentals of Healing with Chi Nei Tsang/TaoTouch


Instructor: Gilles Marin


An introduction to Taoist medicine and the principles that have ruled Classical Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Learn practical use of Chi exercises (Chi-Kung) combined with the gentle manipulation of internal organs for physical, emotional and spiritual healing, well-being, disease prevention and longevity. Learn how to touch non-invasively, with specific techniques to effectively treat common health issues. More info.

Prerequisite: Taoist Chi Kung Basics class and familiarity with the Healing Buddha Palms practice
27 CEUs for NCBTMB & CA Acupuncture Board

Somato-Emotional Processing Chi Nei Tsang/TaoTouch


Instructor: Gilles Marin


This 2nd level class teaches a complete method to release the deeply seated emotional charges that are at the root of major physical and mental symptoms. You will learn the six conditions for healing indispensable for releasing emotional charges, technical approaches used in CNT treatments, how the technical mastery and understanding of these principles put TaoTouch at the cutting edge of all existing healing modalities. More info here.
Prerequisites: Fundamentals of CNT, and Fusion Meditation or Biology of Consciousness.
27 CEUs for NCBTMB & CA Acupuncture Board

Space & Boundaries Chi Kung

Gilles Marin


Sexual energy is at the core of our creative life force and the strongest energy underlying everything we do. Personal boundaries play an integral part in relationships and interactions of all types. When practiced simultaneously, Sexual Energy Chi Kung and Space & Boundaries Chi Kung allow holistic practitioners to deliver superlative healing sessions with the utmost respect and clarity. This class is recommended for anyone involved in any type of healing therapy, particularly energy work.
No prerequisites. Beginners welcome! More info here.

Global Body Attitude Chi Nei Tsang/TaoTouch


Instructor: Gilles Marin


The goal of this 3rd Level class is to train you to work with your clients who have manifested symptoms on all levels. Addressing the inner meanings of such symptoms in all their aspects simultaneously, whether at the structural, metabolic or emotional level, allows a complete healing process to take place. Conditions addressed include gallstones, hiatal hernia, prolapsed bladder and uterus, mentrual cramps and much more. Prerequisites: Fundamentals, Somato-Emotional, and Space & Boundaries Chi Kung classes. More info here.
27 CEUs for NCBTMB & CA Acupuncture Board

France 2021
Chi Nei Tsang Healing with Gilles in the South of France

Fundamentals of CNT/TaoTouch
Global Body CNT/TaoTouch

Taught in French.

Fusion Meditation

2021 Dates TBA - in person and online! Stay tuned.

Instructor: Gilles Marin
Location: Empty Gate Zen Center, Berkeley
Class tuition: TBA

Developed by the now extinct White Cloud Taoist Monks, this practice is one of the highest forms of Taoist meditation. It helps you get in touch with the elemental forces within, cleanse out negative qualities and deep-seated emotions, strengthens your inner being and brings out your most ideal self. This guided exercise is designed towards systematic transformation through internal alchemy, so you can realize your ultimate human potential! More info here.

No prerequisites. Open to beginners!

2 for 1 Special on Class Fee - Bring someone new to the practice and split the cost! (Food and optional lodging extra.)
Repeat Fusioners: Return for your 3rd or more time for half price!
Note: Specials are based on full class fee.

Advanced Chi Nei Tsang
for Active CNT Practitioners
2021 Dates TBA

Instructor: Gilles Marin


Study Gilles' latest cutting edge approaches to CNT! Gather with other experienced practitioners to explore the nervous system, sleep, cerebral infirmities (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s), release of the pericardium/solar plexus, freeing of the mesentery, tracking the vagus nerve and more. This time Gilles will introduce a technical protocol to help the dying into their transition. More info here.
21 CEUs for NCBTMB & CA Acupuncture Board


Crete Retreat 2022
June and/or July 2022

Instructor: Gilles Marin

Pricing: TBA

Take the entirety of Gilles' TaoTouch program from beginning to end, or come for just a portion. This transformational retreat will teach you how to help others heal for real from within, as well as being a personal healing journey. At the amazingly beautiful Orizon Center for Life and Creation in Crete, Greece.

Click here for our Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner Certification requirements.

New and existing practitioners, please review the new Certification Renewal Program.

Please note:


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