Tai Chi for Arthritis instructor training & update workshop by Rani Hughes

When and Where

Date: 17th - 18th Apr, 2018
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Address: Repat Hospital




One successful completion of this two?day intensive workshop, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective modified tai chi classes. Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program specially designed by Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with rheumatologists and tai chi specialists. Based on the Sun style Tai Chi, it is easy to learn, effective and safe. It improves flexibility, muscle strength and integrates the mind and body. Scientific studies have shown this program significantly relieves pain and improves physical function and decreases falls.

At the conclusion of the workshop

  • Learn how to teach this program safely and effectively
  • Gain knowledge of what is Tai Chi and how it helps people with arthritis
  • Be able to perform the 12 movement Tai Chi for Arthritis set

Who is eligible to attend this training?

Suitable participants include: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologists, Tai Chi teachers and advanced students, Nurses, Health professionals (eg doctors), Accredited Exercise Instructors, Certified Allied Health Assistants

Your trainer

Rani Hughes is an occupational therapist and master trainer in the Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Osteoporisis, Tai Chi for Diabetes and Tai Chi for Rehab programs. Rani enjoys teaching and has trained hundreds of Tai Chi for Health instructors in Australia, Sth Korea and Sri Lanka. She has taught tai chi for over twenty years to a range of people including people with arthritis, diabetes and kids. 


Course Fees  $400 for Tai Chi for Arthritis two day workshop 

Course fees $200 for Tai Chi for Arhritis one day update 

Note: Each participant is required to purchase Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD ($35.95) or as 12 digital downloads of Tai Chi for Arthritis lessons ($35.88) and "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" by Dr. Paul Lam as a hard copy book ($21.95) or e-book ($9.99). These products are available through Tai Chi Productions in Sydney Ph (02) 9533 6511 or

  1. Cheque or money order payable to Rani Hughes Pty Ltd.
    5 Robbs Pde, Northcote 3070
  2. Direct Bank Transfer: Rani Hughes Pty Ltd BSB: 063157 Account: 1027 4280. Please note your name on the transaction record.



Repat hospital, Heidleberg


Rani Hughes Ph 0409 164 396