Dr Paul Lam Pre-Conference, Mount Holyoke, MA 2020
When and Where
|Date:||6th - 7th Jun, 2020|
|Address:||Mount Holyoke College
25 Park Street – GPS
Clich here to the Weeklong workshop June 8-14, 2020
Explore the Depth and Magic of the 24 Forms - Learn personally from Dr Lam and with his Master Trainers
Dr Lam will go beyond the depth and share his 40 plus years of tai chi and medical knowledge to facilitate your tai chi development and enjoyment. He also show you how to cultivate the life energy Qi most effectively, convert it to internal force Jing and using this process to develop qi even more. It would bring more enjoyment and health benefits. The 24 Forms was created in 1956 in China based on Yang style tai chi and has become the world’s most popular set. It contains all the tai chi principles. Dr Lam has extensive experience working with the most respected Chinese experts on this set, including its main creator, Grand Master Fu. In these 2 days he will go through form by form to explain the depth and inner meaning. He will offer feed-back, points of improvement and direction to develop your tai chi.
Many of Dr Lam’s Master and Senior Trainer Colleagues will work with you in small groups.
Anyone who knows the 24 Forms is welcome.
- Reasons to Come
- The Form
- At the Workshop
- About Dr Paul Lam
- How Will I Benefit from the Workshop?
- Who Can Come?
Dr Lam enjoys sharing his tai chi experience so much that he has travelled over a million miles teaching it. His workshops are usually fully booked, people travel thousands of miles to attend his workshop. He has a knack of making complex theory easy to learn. You can expect to enjoy his friendly interactive teaching method, and significant improvement in your tai chi.
- Improve your depth of the 24 Forms
- Enhance your tai chi no matter what style and forms
- Understand the most important concepts of tai chi especially at delivering internal force Jing and using it to enhances internal life energy Qi
- Enjoy working with Dr Lam's master trainers and participants from all over the world
The Yang 24 Forms: Created in1956 from China, today it is the most popular set containing all the tai chi principles. It is beautifully balanced, relatively short and has all important features of Yang style tai chi.
At the Workshop
Dr Lam will go through form by form in detail to explain the depth and inner meaning. You will be working towards the ultimate purpose of tai chi; to cultivate your qi most effectively and enjoyably. During the workshop you will have time to interact with Dr Lam and his colleagues, and benefit from experience of different master trainers in small individualised group.
About 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 wrote "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" which has been a key factor in the great success of the Tai Chi for Health programs. Dr Lam is proficient in different styles of forms of tai chi, including the complex and vigorous Chen style, traditional Yang style and Sun style with unique and powerful qigong for healing and inner strength.
Dr Lam is the author of several other books on tai chi and best-selling instructional tai chi DVDs. His tai chi programs are supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.gov), and health departments and arthritis foundations around the world. Millions of people have improved their health and wellness by learning his programs.
How Will I Benefit from the Workshops?
Anyone who likes tai chi can benefit from participating in this workshop. Over 500 medical studies have shown tai chi improves muscular strength, flexibility and fitness; as well as improved relaxation, balance, immunity and other health benefits. However studies don't show anywhere near the full extent of benefits tai chi can bring! Such as empowering you to develop inner peace, strength and power, leading to more happiness and fulfilment.
Dr Lam incorporates his medical knowledge, tai chi experience and positive psychology to enhance the 24 Form. At the completion of the workshop you will understand the sets more deeply, find a clearer path to progress in your tai chi and gain more enjoyment from your practice.
Who Can Come?
Anyone who knows the Yang 24 Forms.
Study Dr Lam's 24 Forms DVD, and his book Tai Chi for Beginners and the 24 Forms.
What to Wear
Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.
At this 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 by 20 Mar 2020. An administration fee applies.
CEU/CEC TCHI: It is ALWAYS the recipient’s responsibility to determine if their certifying body accepts these CE hours issued by TCHI.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Continuing Education 360” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2018 – December 2021).
Hours of approval:
CE: (60 min based)/ CNE(50 min based)
Weekend: ACSM &OT only – 14.0 opportunity
ACSM /PT /OT - 28.0
5hrs a day Mon thru Fri =25 (morning talks would be included as a part of what is next)
Nursing – 32.5
Pre-conference Weekend – Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7 (All inclusive Check In Friday, June 5th Check out Sunday June 7th)
Airport and Directions:
45 minutes from Bradley International Airport, BDL (Hartford-Springfield Airport near Hartford, CT.)
Ground Transportation: (information pending : Seemo Shuttle
or Valley Transporter)
15 minutes from Massachusetts Turnpike (East-West) and I-91 (North-South)
Alternate airports: Logan International Airport, Boston, BOS
T. F. Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, PVD
Campus located in tranquil setting with lake views, nature walks and large green spaces. Restaurants, convenience store, bank and movie theater are within short walking distance. Several quintessential New England towns, including Northampton, Amherst, and historic Deerfield, MA are less than 30 minutes drive.
Residence halls have single and double occupancy rooms with communal dorm bath on each floor.
Three meals a day, linen service (towels, pillow, blanket), 24-hour security 7 days a week.
Parking is free in student parking lots; handicap permits can be obtained from Campus Police in Central Services Building.
No air conditioning, all inclusive will receive a personal fan at registration.
Pre-Conference June 6-7, 2020 Pricing
All Inclusive $745 before March 1, 2020; $790 After March 1, 2020
All Inclusive Member $705 before March 1, 2020; $715 After March 1, 2020
Commuter $495 Before March 1, 2020; $520 After March 1, 2020
Commuter Member $465 Before March 1, 2020; $490 After March 1, 2020
Accommodations only 2 nights $360
Single Room additional $10 per night "limited"
Mount Holyoke College
25 Park Street – GPS
South Hadley, MA 01075