Lok-Kwan Cheng

Lok-Kwan at Sedona, April 09

Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc), State of Illinois
National Board Certified in Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, (Dipl. O.M., NCCAOM)
Member, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
Creator and instructor of Inner Gate Qigong

Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, PCOM
Certified Ohashiatsu Instructor, Ohashi Institute, 2005
AOBTA Certified Shiatsu & Tui Na Practitioner, 2005
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, U. of Wisconsin, Madison

"Lok-Kwan" means "happily serving the people". It is the name his parents gave him.

Lok-Kwan Cheng has maintained a private practice in Chicago and Evanston since 1997. He is a graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and the Ohashi Institute. After graduation he taught at both institutions and was also a guest lecturer at Zen Shiatsu Chicago, the SOMA Institute, and Olympia College. He create Inner Gate Qigong and serves as the chief instructor.

Lok-Kwan was born and grew up in Hong Kong. He started practicing Qigong and Chinese martial arts when he was a teenager. After he came to the U.S. he continued his internal practice with Master Wai-Lun Choi of Chicago. In the nineties his tenure as secretary of the Midwest Buddhist Council enabled him to learn and practice meditation closely with monks from many traditions. At the same time he studied Zen Shiatsu with Wataru Ohashi Sensei and became a Certified Ohashiatsu Instructor. In acupuncture and Oriental medicine he studied with the renowned Daoist teacher Jeffrey Yuen. He learned auricular acupuncture under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Niemtzow, creator of the Battlefield Protocol who was instrumental in establishing acupuncture in the US Armed Forces. Lok-Kwan studied Master Tung's Miraculous Points with Dr. Young Wei-Chieh, the foremost authority on the subject. He also trained in hypnotherapy at the Milton Erickson Foundation. His aspiration is to live and work in harmony with nature and help others do the same.