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Tai Chi for Memory instructor Certification and Updates w/Bill Pickett

When and Where

Date: 27th - 28th Jul, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Address: Angies Dance Academy
115 Glance Street
Clyde
NC
United States

Information

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Tai Chi for Memory: An Empowering Program for Everyone!

What is Tai Chi for Memory?
Studies have shown tai chi improves memory and brain health. Dr Lam's team merged medical research and traditional Chinese medicine with tai chi to create an easy to learn program. It is especially useful for people with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, or similar conditions. It is also designed to prevent these conditions.  

Caring for people with memory loss is challenging for carers and family; this mind-body program engages everyone for a quality time together. It will improve most aspects of health including balance, immunity and relaxation, and can be practiced and enjoyed by anyone.

Reasons to Come

  • Learn this new program personally from  Dr Lam with his colleagues
  • Physical and occupational therapists may find it a useful tool for their patients/clients
  • Useful tool for caregivers
  • Learn how to gently encourage and empower even the most debilitated participantsanyone can benefit from this program
  • Deepen your understanding of tai chi principles
  • Be the first group of certified instructors for this program

Who Will Benefit?

  • Almost any can enjoy this unique program, simple but with depth. This is a deeply empowering program, which can be taught to people with different levels of memory loss. 
  • Tai Chi for Memory can improve and prevent memory loss, as well as helping caregivers and family members.
  • Instructors can learn to teach this program to your participants who love any Tai Chi for Health program/s. 

Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam, a 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.

PreparationBest way is to find out for yourself

Prepare by working with the Tai Chi for Memory DVD or the Online lessons and the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book or ebook as much as possible. The DVD/lessons and book are essential requirements for certification for instructor of this program. Materials are available from taichiproductions.com (20% discount for paid participants, discount code to be given at registration.) 

What To Wear

Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise. 

Updates

Current instructors can request Tai Chi for Health certificate updates with advance notice and submitting an assignment one month prior to the workshop. Cost: 25 euros per program.
NB Assignments submitted late incur an admin fee.

Details

Instructor Certification fee is required on successful completion of the workshop

Please read https://taichiforhealthinstitute.org/faq-for-becoming-a-board-certified-instructor/

When registering online:  If you are already a certified instructor, you will need to login to the website to register for this workshop.  Use the "Lost Password" link to reset you password if you are having difficulties logging onto this website.

CEU Credits –13 contact hours for CEUs - for Physical Therapists (PTs & PTAs), Occupational Therapists (OTs and OTAs), Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Licensed Mental Health Technicians (LMHT), & American College of Sports Medicine Certified Professionals (ACSMP).   $35 extra charge for CEU Certificate

Do you need to update an existing certification? All Tai Chi for Health Programs can be updated at this workshop by prior arrangement. Please contact Bill Pickett BillPickett20@gmail.com for further details for costs and the required paperwork

Registration Fee includes completion certificate(s) and bottled water - To address any special dietary needs, each participant should bring their own snacks.  Lunch will be own your own

Cost

Please register by June 24, 2019 - Early Price Special applies – see below

$220.00 Tai Chi for Memory before June 24, 2019

$240.00 Tai Chi for Memory After June 24, 2019

Other TCHI updates available w/attendance $40 per program Contact Bill Pickett for more information BillPickett20@gmail.com

Other TCHI Updates - If not attending the workshop, 1st Update $125 additional Updates $40 each - (i.e. TCA, FP, STCA $125 - TCA2 $40)

Please contact Bill for additional information

$35 for 13 CEU Hours

Registration deadline is July 14, 2019

Check or money order – Send Payment to:

Bill Pickett

11301 Snyder Road

Knoxville, TN

Registration Fee includes completion certificate(s) and bottled water - To address any special dietary needs, each participant should bring their own snacks.  Lunch will be own your own

Participants should order Tai Chi for Memory DVD.   Please order on-line at https://us.taichiproductions.com/ and use discount code MTWS20 for 20% discount

It is required that participants purchase and study the DVD prior to the workshop

 

Location

 Angies Dance Academy

115 Glance Street

Clyde, NC 28721

Near Asheville, NC

Contact

Local Contact: Linda Schlensker

             lindaschlensker@gmail.com

 Bill Pickett - Instructor (Master Trainer)

              (865) 567-4837         BillPickett20@gmail.com

Linda Pickett - Assistant Instructor (Senior Trainer)

            (865) 414-7334           Lpickett@tds.net