Tai Chi for Osteoporosis Instructor Training with Rosalie Rudduck

When and Where

Date: 14th - 15th Nov, 2020
Time: 9am to 5pm
Address: Toowoomba Senior Citizens Centre
39 Victoria St




Tai Chi for Osteoporosis blends moves from Sun and Yang styles to create a short sequence designed by Dr Paul Lam, Tai Chi and medical experts. Medical studies have shown that tai chi improves balance, reduces falls and slows down the loss of bone density.  Moves from these studies have been incorporated in the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis programme.

On successful completion of this two day intensive workshop, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective Tai Chi for Osteoporosis classes.

Reasons to come to the workshop:

  • Learn how to teach this programme safely and effectively.
  • Gain knowledge on the benefits of tai chi and how it helps people with osteoporosis.
  • Be able to perform the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis programme. 

Who is eligible to attend this training?

Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Certified Allied Health Assistants, Lifestyle and Diversional Therapists, Health Practicioners, Nurses, Tai Chi teachers and advanced Tai Chi Students.

Your Trainer:

Rosalie Rudduck is a Physiotherapist and Master Trainer in the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis, Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention, Diabetes, Rehabilitation, Memory and Heart Conditions programmes wiht 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 fall prevention and healthy ageing.

Preparation:  Each participant needs to be familiar with the movements in the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis programme (DVD available for $29.95) 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

Board Certification:  Following successful completion of the course, you will be required to register to become a Tai Chi for Health Board certified instructor before teaching the programme (if not already a member). Annual fee is $25 (Standard Membership) or $45 (Premier Membership). This covers all of your Tai Chi for Health qualifications and you will then be listed on the Tai Chi for Health Institute website.


Tai Chi for Osteoporosis Instructor Certificate: $410 (early bird $390 if paid in full by 21st September 2020).

Tai Chi for Osteoporosis Update Certificate: $220 (early bird $200 if paid in full by 21sr September 2020); extra updates $45 each, maximum $90.

Attendance Certificate: $310 (early bird $290 if paid in full by 21st September 2020). 

Cancellation is subject to a $50 administration fee.

Morning and afternoon tea supplied.

Payment methods:

1.  Direct bank transfer:  BSB: 034 221,  Account: 619582.  Please note your name on the transaction record with TCO.

2.  EFTPOS available: Phone Rosalie (see below) to arrange.

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


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 Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, it is serviced by direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Townsville with bus services available from Brisbane.



Rosalie Rudduck Phone: 0429 096 973,  0499 290 910. Please be prepared to leave a message and I will phone back.

Postal address: 96 Rudducks Rd, Derrymore Q 4352.