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Dr. Robert Carpenter, D.O.M. developed and systemized Ch'i Testing over twenty years as a teacher of the Taoist arts, and twenty years as a practicing acupuncturist, herbalist and Ch'i Gung healer. Dr. Carpenter trademarked Ch'i Testing in 2002 and has taught this system at the college and professional level to those seeking a better understanding of energy awareness. Many of the techniques in Ch'i Testing come from the I-Ching, a practicing philosophy missing in modern Asian medicine. It is Dr. Carpenter's intent to bring the energy back to the practice of Traditional Asian Medicine, and to facilitate new research in the renaissance of energy medicine.

Dr. Robert Carpenter first came to the martial arts in the fall of 1981, Studying Shou Shu at the American Kung Fu Association with Shi Han D. G. Isch a system based on the movements of the Bear, Tiger, Mongoose, White Crane, Praying Mantis, Cobra, and Dragon. It was through this introduction and his receipt of the title of Shifu (teacher), that Robert Carpenter was introduced to his foremost teacher and Tao Master, Sau Ling Chih. His further studies from that point forward included the Dao Yin system of Ch`i Gung as practiced by the Shang Ching sect of Taoism, and Yang style T’ai Chi Ch`uan of Yang Shao Hou and Yang Cheng Fu (3rd generation descendants of Yang Lu Shan, the creator of Yang style T`ai Chi Ch`uan).

In 1988, Robert began studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine (IICM) with Dr.’s Michael and Nancy Zeng to further his understanding of the healing powers of energy, which the Chinese refer to as “ch`i.” He graduated from IICM in 1992 and received his license to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine in that same year.
Robert Carpenter has been teaching since 1985 and continues to research and develop the systems handed down to him; now appropriately referred to as the “Shen Ch`i Tao,” or Divine Energy Path.

Your unique health care situation is of the utmost importance to me. I am happy to answer any questions you may have regarding how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can benefit you. Together we can work toward achieving your health and wellness goals.

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Dr. Robert Carpenter, D.O.M. LLC
3500 Comanche NE Suite H Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107 chitesting@earthlink.net

      (505) 323-1416