Tai Chi for Arthritis, Falls Prevention & Seated Instructor Training and Updates for TCH Programs with Anastasia Yianni

When and Where

Date: 22nd - 23rd Feb, 2020
Time: 9am - 5pm
Address: Exodus Hall
Our Lady of Assumption Parish/School, 9 Centre Dandenong Road




Tai Chi for Arthrits (TCA) is the original Tai Chi for Health program created by Dr Paul Lam with other Medical and Tai Chi experts. Millions of people around the world have gained health benefits by regulary practicing TCA. This workshop will also incorporate Seated Tai Chi and place a special emphasis on using the Tai Chi for Arthritis program for Falls Prevention. The program is already heralded as a most effective falls prevention intervention and endorsed by The Centre for Disease Control and Preventon in USA. It is supported by many Arthritis Foundations including Australia, UK and USA. Anyone can benefit from this program and it can be modified to suit individuals. The program is an empowerment tool to health and well-being. Attending the workshop means you will also learn to use Tai Chi to enhance your own life. If attending to be certified to teach you will also learn the necessary skills to become a safe and effective facilitator of the program. 


  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Tai Chi Teachers and Advanced Tai Chi Students
  • Nurses
  • Health Professionals (eg Doctors, Therapists)
  • Accredited Exercise Instructors
  • Certified Allied Health Assistants,
  • People with experience in conducting exercises with no formal qualification under the supervision of a relevant health professional (contact Anastasia to disucss eligibility) 

Prior preparation for the workshop to gain most benefit and to enhance the prospect of being ready to be certified to teach by the end of the workshop.

  • Learn the Basic 6 movements on disc one of the two disc Tai Chi for Arthritis 12 lessons DVD
  • Familiarise yourself with the movements on disc two
  • Read Chapters 1, 4, 6 and 11 in the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively Book
  • Review the articles published on Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention available on Dr Lam's TCHI website

Participants to source independantly the Teaching book and DVD. Available from the TCHI website. 


$400 Early Bird if paid by January 19 2020

$430 after January 19 2020

Updates: $45 per additional update

$200 If you want to update your existing TCA/TCAFP/ Seated TCA. You must attend Day 2 (No additonal fee if you would like to attend for both days for the extra practice). Extra Tai Chi for Health Updates $45 each. 

$55 per day If you are already current in TCA, not due to update and would like to attend for a practice session 

50% discount if you would like to do the workshop and receive an Attendance Certificate only (not qualified to teach). 

$75 cancellation fee

Once you register and pay a discount code can be provided to purchase the book and DVD. 

Please register for the course and ASAP email or ring Anastasia for payment details. 

Note: Every effort is made to run the workshop as advertised however in the rare event that the workshop can not be facilitated a full refund will be given.



Parking on site and on neighbouring streets. 

Light refreshments provided for morning and afternoon. Please self-cater for any special dietary requirements. 

BYO Lunch. Refrigerator available. Approximately 400 metres to local shops and cafes.



Anastasia Yianni


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