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

When and Where

Date: 13th - 14th Oct, 2018
Time: 9am-5pm
Address: 469 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd S.
Pontiac
MI
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 who knows Tai Chi for Arthritis and preferably Part Two, and can perform the form from memory.

Preparation

Study the relevant DVDs 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.    

                               

Cost

If you first book for the Qigong Workshop on 12 October you will receive a code with a $35 discount for this workshop!

ATTENDEE:

$405 before July 13, 2018

$425 after July 13, 2018

TCHC / TCHI  MEMBER:

$365  before July 13 2018

$385 after July 13, 2018

$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

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.  

This is NOT an instructor workshop.

Updates with completed assignment and copy of current TCH Certificate prior to workshop $45 per program.

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

Book on line at Dr Lam's secure site

Location

Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

October 13-14, 2018

The Salvation Army Pontiac Corps

469 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd S.

Pontiac, MI 48342

- 40 Miles from Bishop Airport (FNT) in Flint where some low cost airlines fly into.

- 46 Miles from Detroit Metro (DTW) airport.

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Extend Stay America, Detroit Auburn Hills, University Dr. ( 248.340.8888) when referencing TCHI.  Reservation need to be made before August 22nd. 

Other hotels:

 

Sonesta  ES Estates 2050 Featherstone Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Phone 248-322-4600; TCHI Discount available. 

 

Quality Inn 1461 North Opdyke Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Phone 248-370-0044; TCHI Discount available.

 

Contact

service@drlamtaichiworkshops.com

844-823-7526

LOCAL CONTACT:

Denise Murray

248-891-9997

murraydlus@yahoo.com