Tai Chi for Arthritis & for Falls Prevention Workshop by Master Trainer Elva Arthy - 23-24 June 2018

When and Where

Date: 23rd - 24th Jun, 2018
Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Address: Redlands City Lions Club
122 Shore Street
Nth Cleveland




The Master Trainer is Elva Arthy who has been a professional teacher of movement and dance for over fifty years.  As an authorised Master Trainer with Dr Lam’s Tai Chi for Health programs since 2002 and a Tai Chi Instructor through her own school since 1999, she has also run over one hundred workshops and trained more than a thousand participants as Tai Chi for Health Instructors/ Leaders, mostly health and fitness professionals.  She is also Master Trainer in Tai Chi - Martial Arts for Health and Self Defence - with Gentle Arts of Self Defence, affiliated with Sakurakan-QUBBA - Queensland United Black Belt Assn Inc, a non-profit martial arts association (est 1960).

Elva has also been a community Fitness Instructor for over 35 years and in the Redlands Community Queensland for over 32 years as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, accredited in 2006 with Fitness Australia as a Presenter and Assessor of Dr Lam's TCA programs with Fitness Australia in the CEC Fitness Instructor training program. She has been a Tai Chi Instructor at many International Tai Chi Workshops in USA, New Zealand, Korea & Australia.

She is the author of textbook - Raging Ageing: Gentle Exercise Manual; a co-author of the Tai Chi Textbook – Tai Chi Dreaming: A Scientific Study of Tai Chi for Health as Mind-Body Exercise for Health, Fitness & Wellbeing and a presenter and co-author of paper on “How to teach Tai Chi Effectively” at the First International Tai Chi for Health Conference held in Seoul, Korea in December 2006.

Qualifications: Anyone is welcome to attend, but in order to be certified as an instructor/leader, please check the recommended qualifications which also include people without a formal qualification in health or exercise who have current experience in conducting exercise classes under the supervision of a relevant health or exercise professional.  Please contact Elva to discuss your eligibility.

Essential Preparation: It is a requirement that you learn the Basic Six movements both sides and have attempted to learn the complete set (the TCA 12 form) by following the instructions in the 2 disc/ DVD, as well as reading the compulsory course materialYou can start now and prepare for the workshop independently of actual registration.  This will give you the opportunity to prepare for the workshop well in advance of the workshop by accessing the course materials for yourself, either by purchasing or by other means.

Participants will receive either an attendance or instructor/leader’s certificate.

For Australia only

If you are currently qualified as an Instructor through the National Martial Arts Instructor Accreditation Scheme, you will be qualified as a Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor upon successful completion of the program. All other persons will be qualified as a Tai Chi for Arthritis Leader of the program.

Fitness Australia 12 CECs - This course is accredited with Fitness Australia by Dr Paul Lam with Elva being authorised as an Official Presenter and Assessor of Fitness Instructors at this workshop for the issue of 12 CECs certificate by Dr Lam.  There is an additional fee of $50 (to be included in the workshop price) for the official certificate which will be issued on behalf of the Tai Chi for Health Institute by Dr Paul Lam.


$420 includes morning/afternoon tea and certificate.

Plus $50 for Dr Lam's 12 CECs certificate for Fitness Instructors ONLY

Preparation for the workshop is essential and applicants are required to learn the basic 6 forms prior to the workshop by using compulsory course materials which are - Tai Chi for Arthritis 12 lessons DVD (Health DVD), Teaching Resource Book - Teaching Tai Chi Effectively Book 2011 edition by Dr Paul Lam and Tai Chi for Arthritis Handbook

Course materials can be purchased at any time direct from Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi Productions' website -

Successful completion of two days includes - 12 CEC points for Fitness Instructors accredited with Fitness Australia. There is additional fee for the 12 CEC certificate to be issued by Dr Paul Lam on behalf of the Tai Chi for Health Institute - Approval code 04516FA to 28/09/2018

NOTE:  A separate annual membership fee of $25 is required to be paid in order to be registered to teach any Tai Chi for Health program.  This fee will be paid by the Tai Chi for Health Board Certified Instructor/ Leader either after the successful completion of the workshop or when due for renewal of annual membership direct to the Dr Lam Tai Chi for Health Institute.  This fee is in addition to the workshop fee and is not included in the workshop price.  


Redlands City Lions Club

122 Shore Street Nth Cleveland 4163                 


Master Trainer Elva Arthy or Dr Denis Arthy



Phone:     (07) 3286 2779 (Messages)

Please contact Elva or Denis direct by phone or email to obtain workshop "Application Form" and workshop payment details AND also register your interest for attendance at the workshop on this website.