Tai Chi for Health Programs


Tai Chi for Health Is for Everyone!DTCA Ashville 2

Tai Chi for Health programs are accessible for just about anyone, they are easy-to-learn; safe and effective for health. Dr Paul Lam and a team of tai chi and medical experts have created these programs by combining authentic traditional tai chi, up-to-date medical knowledge and teaching methods.The programs are designed to empower people to improve health and wellness. They are shown by studies to be safe and effective. That is why the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov) and arthritis foundations around the world recommend one or more of the Health programs.

Richard Link Senior Trainer of the Tai Chi for Health Institute and FriendsYou might ask, “Why create different programs? Couldn’t we just use TCA for all conditions?” Yes, you could, as TCA would be safe and effective for most chronic conditions. However, there are several reasons why we created different programs. It is like a tailor-made shirt; while a large shirt would fit most people, one that’s tailor-made fits better. Thus, each program has its special feature. For example, TCA is focused on healing; plus, the tai chi forms, within this program, were specifically chosen to be safe—while effective—for people with arthritis. Therefore, this safe, healing focus also suits a group of conditions with challenges similar to those of arthritis. Tai Chi for Diabetes (TCD), on the other hand, focuses on a gentle, progressive increment of physical exertion. This gentle progression minimises the possibility of hypoglycaemia—a side effect that people with diabetes might encounter when they start new exercises. TCD also employs acupuncture points (energy points) for diabetics, based on traditional Chinese medicine. DTCA vermont2

Another advantage of having different programs is to provide you with choices and diversity of tai chi sets.
Important Note: To ensure the quality and ethical standards of our programs, Dr Paul Lam Tai Chi for Health Institute has listed all its authorized Master Trainers, Senior Trainers, as well as instructors trained and certified by them on its website. Any enquiries please contact us at service@tchi.org.
Click on a topic below for more information:Dr Lam, Linda from MN and Linda from UK at Alaska Tai Chi for Diabetes workshop
 The List of Tai  Chi for Health Programs:

tai chi for arthritis workshop in Oregan, USA 2006

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis proven by studies to relieve pain, improve balance and is safe, and supported by Arthritis Foundations worldwide. >>more
  • Tai Chi for Diabetes is designed to improve the control of and prevent type II diabetes, it enhances relaxation and reduces complications from diabetes. >>more 
  • Tai Chi for Beginners – the 6 Easy Steps will bring you better health and enjoyment of tai chi. >>more
  • Tai Chi for Back Pain enhances the stabilisers (core) muscles; to reduce pain, prevents recurrence and improves relaxation. It is also suitable for people who are wheelchair bounded or with a variety of chronic conditions. >>more
  • Tai Chi for Osteoporosis is designed to slow down bone loss; improve balance and quality of life. Supported by Osteoporosis Australia. >>more
  • Tai Chi 4 Kidz is a fun activity to develop children’s concentration and coordination. >>more 
  • Tai Chi at Work shows the secret to managing work stress and turning it into a source of strength. >>more
  • Qigong for Health includes breathing exercises especially beneficial for relaxation and inner energy. >>more
  • Tai Chi for Falls Prevention – based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program, is shown to prevent falls, improve balance and health.>>more

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