Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention by Rosalie Rudduck

When and Where

Date 3rd - 4th Mar, 2018
Time 9am to 5pm
Address Toowoomba Philharmonic Complex
7 Matthews St
Toowoomba
Queensland
Australia

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On successful completion of this two day intensive workshop, you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective modified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention classes. Tai Chi for Arthritis is a programme created by Dr Paul Lam in conjunction with a team of medical specialists and tai chi experts. It is specially designed to improve the control of arthritis and has been recommended by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an effective fall prevention programme.

  • Learn how to teach this programme safely and effectively.
  • Gain knowledge of what is TaiChi and how it helps people with arthritis and prevents falls.
  • Be able to perform the Tai Chi for Arthritis set.

Suitable participants include: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Certified Allied Health Assistants, Diversional Therapists, Health Professionals, Nurses, Tai Chi teachers and advanced Tai Chi students.

Rosalie Rudduck is a physiotherapist and master trainer in the Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention, Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes programmes with the Tai Chi for Health Institute.  She has Certificate IV  in Workplace Assessment and Training. Rosalie has worked extensively with people of all ages and has special interests in falls prevention and healthy ageing.

Preparation: 

Each participant needs to be familiar with the movements in the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme (DVD available for $35.95) and the textbook "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" by Dr Paul Lam (available in hard copy $21.95 or e-book $9.95) before coming to the workshop.  These products are available from Tai Chi Productions in Sydney Phone: 02 9533 6511 or go to www.taichiproductions.com

Board Certification:

Following successful completion of the course, you will be required to register to become a Tai Chi for Health Institute Board Certified Instructor before teaching the programme. Annual fee is $25 (Standard Membership) or $45 (Premier Membership.

Cost

Instructor/Leader Certificate $400 (early bird $380 paid in full by 21st January 2018)

Tai Chi for Arthritis Update only $200.  Additional updates (Diabetes, Osteoporosis) $40 each.

Attendance Certificate $300 (early bird $280 paid in full by 21st January 2018)

Cancellation subject to a $50 administration fee.

 

Payment Methods:

1. Direct Bank Transfer: Rosalie D Rudduck T/A Toowoomba Tai Chi for Health; BSB: 034-221  Account Number: 619582. Please note your name and TCAFP on the transaction record.

2. EFTPOS available: Phone Rosalie on 07 4697 6190 or 0429 096 973 to arrange. Please be prepared to leave a message and I will phone back.

3. Cheque or money order payable to Rosalie D Rudduck T/A Toowoomba Tai Chi for Health.

Location

Toowoomba is a beautiful inland city, with a population of around 100,000.  Just 135 kms west of Brisbane, it is the gateway to south west Queensland.  Plenty of accommodation, some good eating spots, parks and opportunities to explore.  With the new airport (Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport), it is now serviced by direct flights to and from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Townsville, with bus and shuttle services available from Brisbane as well.

Contact

Rosalie Rudduck Ph: 07 4697 6190 or 0429 096 973 (please be prepared to leave a message and I will phone back).

Postal Address: 96 Rudducks Rd, Derrymore Q 4352/

Email: jrrudduck@skymesh.com.au