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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention Instructor Training with MT Linda Ebeling

When and Where

Date: 7th - 8th Dec, 2019
Time: 9:00 - 5:00
Address: Soldotna Senior Center
197 Park Avenue
Soldatna
AK
United States

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Tai Chi for Arthritis& Falls Prevention Instructor Training Workshop Facilitated by Master Trainer Linda Ebeling, Updates available
December 7th & 8th, 2019, Soldotna, Alaska
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Soldotna Senior Center, 197 Park Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669

This workshop is part of a grant to train Instructors from Alaska in TCA FP, some travel scholarships are available.

WAIVERS: Each participant will sign a Waiver & Release Form before taking part in this workshop.

What Will Participants Learn?
After this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the TCA form and its warm-up and cool-down;
  • Describe practical ways to integrate tai chi principles into existing interventions, exercises and activities;
  • Differentiate ways to safely modify tai chi movements for an individual’s capabilities and limitations;
  • Demonstrate how to teach tai chi, or any therapeutic movements, using the Stepwise Progressive Teaching Method; and
  • Describe ways to use sequenced tai chi movements to help improve physical and psychological functional performance.

Steps to Becoming a TCA Instructor

  1. Watch TCA DVD and practice forms before attending the TCA Instructor Training Workshop.
  2. Obtain a valid CPR certificate from an accredited course before teaching a TCA class.
  3. Pass the workshop post-test.
  4. Achieve 32 hours of practicing the form after attending the workshop:
    • 16 hours under a TCA-certified instructor
    • 16 hours of practice with DVD

BEFORE WORKSHOP….
Participants are to view the DVD before attending the training and become familiar with the first six movements, and have completed reading Teaching Tai Chi Effectively.

WHAT TO WEAR: Loose, comfortable clothing withflat shoes suitable for exercise.

Cost

This workshop is part of a grant to train Instructors from Alaska in TCA FP, some travel scholarships are available.

Registration forms are available by emailing ssc@seward.net to request a registration and scholarship form.
Upon registration, the student will receive the TCA DVD and Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book.

 2-Day Workshop Fee: $100
Update Dec 8 fee:$100, Updating instructors may attend both days for the same price and enrichment

The registration deadline for workshop is November 20th, 2019

CEUs available for $30.00

Travel scholarships available to students who live outside of Soldotna, to help cover travel and 2-night hotel stay.
Student must show a 6-month commitment to serving the senior community.

Contact Program Manager, Dana Paperman ssc@seward.net or (907) 224-5604 for general inquiries.

COST OF TRAINING INCLUDES

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD
  • Book: Teaching Tai Chi Effectively
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Certificate
  • Discount on Tai Chi Productions items
  • Refreshments at morning and afternoon breaks

- LUNCH ON YOUR OWN 

Location

Soldotna Senior Center, 197 Park Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669

Contact

Contact Program Manager, Dana Paperman ssc@seward.net or (907) 224-5604 for general inquiries.

Master Trainer: Linda Ebeling, cranetigertaichi@yahoo.com