Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor Training Course and Updates with Anastasia Yianni

When and Where

Date: 19th - 20th Sep, 2020
Time: 9am-5pm
Address: Exodus Hall, Our Lady of Assumption Parish/School
9 Centre Dandenong Road




Tai Chi for Diabetes is one in a series of Tai Chi for Health Programs designed by Dr Paul Lam in conjunction with other Tai Chi and Medical Experts.

This form is a combination of Sun and Yang styles of Tai Chi and the movements progress to graduated levels of physical exertion. The program is designed to help improve diabetes. Exercise is well established as being paramount in empowering ones own health and well-being. Tai Chi for Diabetes is a most suitable exercise form. It can also enhance appropriate acupuncture meridians to improve diabetes control. It can be modified and is suitable for almost anyone to improve overall health. 

People interested in doing this workshop can either apply to certify as an instructor of the course to safely and effectively teach other people or to attend to enhance their own practice of tai chi. If you are currently certified in TCD you can attend for a practice session. See costs below.   

Eligibility to apply to certify to be an instuctor of the course:

  • 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 discuss eligibility

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

Familiarise yourself with the movements on DVD

Read Chapters 1, 4, 6 and 11 in the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively Book

Participants to source independently the Teaching book (hard copy or digital) and DVD or Online Lessons. Available from the TCHI website. A discount code is available after registering and paying for the course. 


$400 Early Bird if paid by August 19  2020

$430 after August 19 2020

Updates: $45 per additional update

$200 If you want to update your existing TCD. 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 TCD, are 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 20% 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 dietary restrictions

BYO Lunch. Refrigerator available.

Approximately 400 metres to local shops and cafes.

Wear flat secure shoes and loose clothing. 



Anastasia Yianni


Mobile: 0422 652 866