Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention with Dr Paul Lam

When and Where

Date 14th - 15th Oct, 2017
Time 9am-5pm
Address 365 Marie Avenue West
West St Paul
MN
United States

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Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

see a video of this workshop 

Dr Lam with Fiona Black at the Tai Chi workhshop January 2016During this exciting workshop Dr Lam will discuss the deeper meanings of the tai chi principles and how to incorporate them into your forms.

The Workshop

This workshop evolves constantly and many people enjoy it so much they attend it several times over the years. Dr Lam will explain the ultimate purpose of tai chi and what Qi (vital life energy) is.  He will work on using the Yi (mind) to drive the Qi, and the Qi to drive the Jing (internal force).

Tai chi practitioners at every level will find something useful.  They will be fascinated by new interpretations and the clear directions will allow them to develop their tai chi to a higher level in an even more enjoyable way.

Dr Lam will show you how to deliver the Jing and use it to store and regenerate more Qi. Your tai chi will improve significantly as you begin to cultivate stronger Qi. These techniques and knowledge are applicable to all tai chi.

Millions of people around the world have learned Tai Chi for Arthritis; many would like to progress further. This workshop is a great opportunity to enhance your tai chi and gain greater health benefits.

This workshop can be, with prior notice and the completion of written assignments, an update for Tai Chi for Arthritis or other Tai Chi for Health programs. 

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Older people are more likely to fall which can cause serious injury.  Tai Chi for Arthritis has been shown by studies to prevent falls. Australian and New Zealand government departments have utilised this program to prevent the elderly from falling. After learning the Tai Chi for Arthritis program, participants can also learn Tai Chi for Osteoporosis with additional exercises for health and fall prevention.

The causes of falls in the elderly include muscle weakness, poor balance and vision, lack of confidence when moving about and the effects of medication. 

Many studies have shown Tai Chi as being one of the most effective approaches for preventing falls.

About the Instructor - Dr Paul Lam

Dr Lam, an Australian family physician and tai chi expert, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. He loves  teaching and is the first person in history to have travelled over one million miles for the purpose of teaching tai chi. Dr Lam at Sydney HarbourMany enjoy learning from him so much so that they travel thousands of miles year after year to attend his workshops.

Dr Lam is the author of several books on tai chi and best-selling instructional tai chi DVDs. His tai chi programs are supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and health departments and arthritis foundations around the world.

Millions of people have improved their health and wellness by learning his programs.

Reasons to Come

  • To work with the creator of the Tai Chi for Health programs  
  • To improve your tai chi
  • To deepen your understanding of tai chi principles
  • To gain new insights into tai chi
  • To feel the flow and beauty of tai chi
  • To learn how to alleviate back pain

Dr Lam with Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors of the Southern Area Health Service NSW Australia 2016Who Can Come?

Anyone with or without prior tai chi experience can attend this workshop, preparation is strongly recommended.

Preparation

Study the relevant DVD and Dr Lam's Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book.  

You can purchase these products from: taichiproductions.com

20% discount for paid participants.  A code will be given to you when your booking is confirmed.

Please come scent free in consideration for those with perfume allergies. Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

Updates

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to update their Tai Chi for Health qualifications. Prior notice is essential and a written assignment must be submitted prior, an administration fee applies.                                      

Comments from Past Participants

“I can’t imagine a better format to learn as much as we did while still infusing us with inspiration to practice & teach.” – C Martin

“Opportunity to develop: skills, knowledge; networks and being empowered by these experiences” – L Russo

Details

EXPLORING THE DEPTH OF TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALL PREVENTION  by Dr. Paul Lam

From Dr Lam

Over the last forty years I have been seeking the secret of tai chi, true understanding of tai chi principles and how to gain the magical health benefits. Let me share my experience and insight with you in this workshop, this will make your personal journey in tai chi more fulfilling and reach a greater height sooner.

About This Workshop

This has been one of the most popular workshops conducted by Dr Lam around the world over the last 13 years, now he had added the Fall Prevention module for even greater effectiveness!

During this exciting workshop Dr Lam will discuss the deeper meanings of tai chi principles and how to incorporate them into your forms. He will explain the ultimate purpose of tai chi and what Qi (vital life energy) is, and work on using the Yi (mind) to drive the Qi, and the Qi to drive the Jing (internal force).   

Dr Lam will show you how to deliver the Jing and use it to store and regenerate more Qi. Your tai chi will improve significantly. These techniques and knowledge are applicable to all forms and styles of tai chi.

Millions of people around the world have learned Tai Chi for Arthritis; many would like to progress further. This workshop is a great opportunity to develop your tai chi and gain greater health benefits. There is infinite depth in the Tai Chi for Arthritis program - discover how much more power and enjoyment you can gain each time you explore and re-explore the depth!

Updates and New Certification:

With prior notice (at the time of registration), you can update your TCA instructor’s certificate and/or other Tai Chi for Health certificate/s. You will be required to complete and submit an assignment one week prior to attending the workshop. Tai Chi for Arthritis instructor can be certified for Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention. $40 charge per program.

$30 CEC/CEU 13 CREDIT UNITS

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that the Tai Chi for Health Institute meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2015-December 2018.  Approved Provider #701292.

The Tai Chi for Health Institute is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The course offering is approved for up to 16.5 contact hours applicable to APRN, RN, or LPN re licensure. KS State Board of Nursing Provider Number (SP1426-0119).

Schedule: 9 am-5 pm daily

Clothing: Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

For more information or to register online please visit Dr Lam’s website: www.tchi.org

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Title: Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention with Dr Paul Lam

Learn how to unlock the secrets of tai chi and harness the magical health benefits

Watch an introduction video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJudA-0PFPY

 

Reasons to come:

  • enjoy working with Dr Lam and his colleagues
  • discover more depth and history Sun Style
  • To feel the flow and beauty of tai chi
  • To learn how to alleviate back pain and improve health in general
  • To significantly develop your tai chi
  • To enjoy exploring the inner meaning and insights of tai chi
  • cultivate your Qi more effectively and how to use delivery of jing to generate more qi
  • To meet many other tai chi enthusiasts

About Dr Paul Lam

Dr Lam, an Australian family physician and tai chi expert, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. He loves teaching and is the first person in history to have travelled over one million miles for the purpose of teaching tai chi and has trained over ten thousand instructors. Many enjoy learning from him so much so that they travel thousands of miles year after year to attend his workshops.

 

Dr Lam is the author of several books on tai chi and best-selling instructional tai chi DVDs. His tai chi programs are supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov), and health departments and arthritis foundation around the world.

 

Millions of people have improved their health and wellness by learning his programs.

Who Can Attend?

Anyone who seeks to expand their tai chi knowledge and skills in an interactive and friendly environment would benefit from attending. Both instructors and students can participate and gain the benefits as long as they have learned Tai Chi for Arthritis and Part II.

This is NOT an Instructor Certification Training.

 

 

Cost

ATTENDEE:

$365 before August 3, 2017

$400 after August 3, 2017

TCHC MEMBER:

$330  before August 3, 2017

$365 after August 3, 2017

$30 CEC/CEU 13 CREDIT UNITS

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that the Tai Chi for Health Institute meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2015-December 2018.  Approved Provider #701292.

The Tai Chi for Health Institute is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.  The course offering is approved for up to 16.5 contact hours applicable to APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure.   KS State Board of Nursing Provider Number (SP1426-0119).

Registration Closes September 30, 2017

Registration includes Lunch, morning tea break, afternoon tea break and  light snack

$50 administration fee on cancellations one month prior to the workshop, no refunds afterwards

Location

Venue:

Dodge Nature Center

365 Marie Avenue West

West St. Paul, MN 55118

651.455.4531

Contact

Local Contact:

Trish Gonzalez trish@trishtaichi.com

Bruce Tyler brucertyler@gmail.com