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Tai Chi for MEMORY Instructor Training Workshop + Multi Updates with MT Tamara Bennett

When and Where

Date: 22nd - 23rd Aug, 2020
Time: 9am - 5pm
Address: Kingston House
123 Hone Heke Road
Kerikeri
Northland
New Zealand

Information

Information

Tai Chi for Memory: An Empowering Program for Everyone!

What is Tai Chi for Memory?
Studies have shown tai chi improves memory and brain health. Dr Lam's team merged medical research and traditional Chinese medicine with tai chi to create an easy to learn program. It is especially useful for people with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, or similar conditions. It is also designed to prevent these conditions.  

Caring for people with memory loss is challenging for carers and family; this mind-body program engages everyone for a quality time together. It will improve most aspects of health including balance, immunity and relaxation, and can be practiced and enjoyed by anyone.

Reasons to Come

  • Learn this new program personally from  Dr Lam with his colleagues
  • Physical and occupational therapists may find it a useful tool for their patients/clients
  • Useful tool for caregivers
  • Learn how to gently encourage and empower even the most debilitated participantsanyone can benefit from this program
  • Deepen your understanding of tai chi principles
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Who Will Benefit?

  • Almost any can enjoy this unique program, simple but with depth. This is a deeply empowering program, which can be taught to people with different levels of memory loss. 
  • Tai Chi for Memory can improve and prevent memory loss, as well as helping caregivers and family members.
  • Instructors can learn to teach this program to your participants who love any Tai Chi for Health program/s. 

Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam, a family physician in Sydney, Australia, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health improvement.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.gov) recommends his Tai Chi for Arthritis Program. Dr Lam has been studying tai chi for over forty years.  He is proficient in different styles and has created several Tai Chi for Health programs that have improved the health of millions of people worldwide.

He is one of the most sought after tai chi teachers having trained thousands of instructors.  Dr Lam has written several tai chi books including Teaching Tai Chi Effectively and Tai Chi for Beginners and the 24 Forms.  His instructional DVDs are best sellers around the world.

PreparationBest way is to find out for yourself

Prepare by working with the Tai Chi for Memory DVD or the Online lessons and the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book or ebook as much as possible. The DVD/lessons and book are essential requirements for certification for instructor of this program. Materials are available from taichiproductions.com (20% discount for paid participants, discount code to be given at registration.) 

What To Wear

Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise. 

Updates

Current instructors can request Tai Chi for Health certificate updates with advance notice and submitting an assignment one month prior to the workshop.An administration fee applies and a written assignment must be submitted prior to the workshop.
NB Assignments submitted late incur an admin fee.

Details

Location: KERIKERI

Venue: Kingston House (123 Hone Heke Road, Kerikeri, Northland 0230)

Google Maps … link to venue


Saturday & Sunday (22-23 August 2020)

Tai Chi for MEMORY Instructor Training Workshop (+ Refresher/Updates)
*Detailed information can be found in the programme section on the other side of this page
*Read below for Refresher/Updates

Tai Chi for Memory: An Empowering Programme for Everyone!

What is Tai Chi for Memory?
Studies have shown tai chi improves memory and brain health. Dr Lam’s team merged medical research and traditional Chinese medicine with tai chi to create an easy to learn program. It is especially useful for people with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, or similar conditions. It is also designed to prevent these conditions.

Caring for people with memory loss is challenging for carers and family; this mind-body program engages everyone for a quality time together. It will improve most aspects of health including balance, immunity and relaxation, and can be practiced and enjoyed by anyone.

Step 1 ~ Register with TCHI (Tai Chi for Health Institute)  green box with link above 'REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP'
Step 2 ~ Pay your Course Fees (section below)
Step 3 ~ Order Required Resources (section below)
Step 4 ~ Prepare for the Instructor Training Workshop (work with the DVD(s), read TTCE book)
Step 5 ~ Complete pre-workshop paperwork (emailed after registration & payment)
Step 6 ~ Attend the workshop
Step 7 ~ Become a TCHI BCI (Board Certified Instructor) … read below
Step 8 ~ Share your knowledge and skills with others …
Step 9 ~ Update/Refresh your qualification(s) every two years, practise tai chi & have FUN!

TCHI Board Certified Instructor fee is required on successful certification:

The annual fee is payable direct to the Tai Chi for Health Institute. Following successful completion of the instructor training workshop, you will receive an email invitation to become a Tai Chi for Health Institute Board Certified Instructor (BCI), which is required before teaching the program (if not already a member). Annual fee is $25 AUD (Standard Membership) or $45 AUD (Premier Membership) regardless of the number of certificates you have. A TCHI Board Certified Instructor is a person who has fulfilled the requirements, completed the training of a Tai Chi for Health programme, and is registered with the Tai Chi for Health Institute board. For detailed information please go to this link HERE

 

Cost

Course Fees: 

Registration Course Fee Includes: two days tuition, morning and afternoon teas and certificate
*Participants provide your own lunch
*Participants must have the required resources, see below
Cancellation administration fee $50 (transferable to a future workshop)

Fee sections below:

  1. REPs Registered Member
  2. TCHC NZ Inc Member & 4 FUN
  3. Non-Member
  4. Resources Required
  5. Refresher/Updates

 

1. REPs Registered (15% Discount) ..... CPDs

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun 7-8 March 2020 … 2 Days
Early Bird $250 incl GST (After 7 February 2020, $280 incl GST)


2. TCHC NZ Inc Member (10% Discount)

If you're a TCHI Board Certified Instructor ... enter code BCI-5% in the cart for another 5% off your cart total

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun .... May ... 2 Days
Early Bird $265 incl GST (After 22 July 2020, $295 incl GST)

ADD TO CART 4 FUN !!! Currently qualified with TCD and you want to attend “Just 4 FUN” to upskill and have fun working with others … you can attend the 2-day weekend workshop for $100 (After 22 July 2020 , $125 incl GST)  

3. Non-Member 

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun .... May  ... 2 Days
Early Bird $295 incl GST  (After 22 July 2020, $325 incl GST)


4. Resources Required:

Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book 2011 ($25 discounted price for workshop participants ONLY)     ADD TO CART

 

Tai Chi for MEMORY DVD ($30 discounted price for workshop participants ONLY)     ADD TO CART

 

Note: A current First Aid certificate is recommended for all Tai Chi for Health Institute Instructors and workshop participants. Students are welcome to attend as course participants (Attendance certificate)


5. Refresher / Update(s)

TCM Refresher/Update:
ADD TO CART Sun 23 August 2020 required
***Instructors attending for a Tai Chi for MEMORY (TCM) Update are encouraged to attend Saturday at NO EXTRA CHARGE
Early Bird $150 NZD incl GST (After 22 July 2020 $165)

Other Updates
ADD Additional Refresher/Updates to the workshop price for $35/each.
An assignment will be required and emailed after registration is received.
Participants who do not already have the TCD qualification, must attend the 2-day workshop to be able to update additional qualifications.

TCA 'Suite' (TCA, TCAFP, STCA, TCA2) ADD TO CART
TCO     ADD TO CART
TCD     ADD TO CART
TCE     ADD TO CART
TCE 2  ADD TO CART
TCK     ADD TO CART
TCR     ADD TO CART
TCHC   ADD TO CART

NOTE: If you are updating 3 or more Additional qualifications maximum payment of $100  ADD TO CART
NOTE: The TCA 'Suite' is considered one qualification
Email Tamara with the name of the updates you need.

Location

Location: KERIKERI

Venue: Kingston House (123 Hone Heke Road, Kerikeri, Northland 0230)

Google Maps … link to venue

Contact

Master Trainer Tamara Bennett   smilingdragontaichi@gmail.com   021-255-1087 

http://www.smilingdragon.co.nz