Tai Chi for Rehabilitation Instructor Training with Dr Paul Lam
When and Where
|Date||5th - 6th Oct, 2017|
|Address||AGH, Suburban Hospital
100 S. Jackson Ave
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation:
One of Dr Lam's latest programs incorporating his 40 years of tai chi, medicine and positive psychology into an easy program that almost anyone can learn. Click below for more information.
- What is Tai Chi for Rehabilitation?
- Reasons to come
- Who Will Benefit?
- Dr Paul Lam
- What To Wear
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation is a combination of Yang, Sun and Chen tai chi styles, and incorporates Dr Lam’s extensive experience in tai chi, medicine and positive psychology.
Chen style is vigorous and sophisticated, containing fast and slow movements along with the mysterious spiral force. Sun style has a uniquely powerful qigong (life energy) along with agile steps. Yang has graceful and slow movements which promote health.
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation can be done for recovering from major surgery or daily stress. It will help develop your inner power and resilience.This set can be done lying, sitting or standing and will help develop your knowledge and inner power of tai chi.
Tai Chi for Energy has been extremely popular and Dr Lam was inspired to create this prequel as a gentle introduction to Chen style making the trilogy a complete package for people of any physical ability.
Prepare by working with the Tai Chi for Rehabilitation DVD as much as possible. It will enable you to gain the maximum benefits and enjoyment from this workshop.
* Learn the prequel to Tai Chi for Energy to improve your inner understanding of it;
* Be fascinated by the blend of Sun, Yang and Chen styles;
* Learn how to gently encourage and empower even the most debilitated participants;
* Deepen your understanding of tai chi principles;
* This is an ideal program to aid recovery from ill health to being tired or stressed;
* Physical and occupational therapists may find it a useful tool for their patients / clients;
* Learn the first part of the trilogy
Anyone is welcome to attend, but in order to be eligible to be certified as an instructor, please check the recommended qualifications listed below.
- Physical therapists or physiotherapists
- Tai chi teachers or advanced students
- Exercise instructors
- Other similar professionals
- In order to qualify to teach you will need to prepare by studying the Tai Chi for Rehabilitation DVD and Dr Lam's Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book.
Dr Paul Lam, a retired family physician in Sydney, Australia, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health improvement. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.gov) recommends his Tai Chi for Arthritis Program.
Dr Lam has been studying tai chi for over forty years. He is proficient in different styles and has created several Tai Chi for Health programs that have improved the health of millions of people worldwide.
He is one of the most sought after tai chi teachers having trained thousands of instructors. Dr Lam has written several tai chi books including Teaching Tai Chi Effectively and Tai Chi for Beginners and the 24 Forms. His instructional DVDs are best sellers around the world.
All lovers of tai chi will enjoy this unique program, outwardly simple but rich in complexity.
This is a deeply empowering program, which can be taught at many different levels.
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation has been designed as a prequel to Tai Chi for Energy and Tai Chi for Diabetes. It is adaptable and even the most proficient practioners will find new depth within the set.
You can learn to teach this program to your participants who love the Energy program.
At this workshop qualified instructors will have an opportunity to update their existing qualifications. There is an administration fee and you will need to complete a written assignment and submit it two weeks before the workshop, plus meet the requirements.
NB Assignments submitted late incur an admin fee.
Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.
Attendee: $370 or $335 paid before 25 July
Members of TCHC or Tai Chi for Health Institute: $335 or $300 paid before 25 July
$30 for CEC/CEU 13 pts
Closing date for bookings 21 September
AGH, Suburban Hospital
100 S. Jackson Ave