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Tai Chi for Memory Instructor Training workshop on Zoom with Rani Hughes

When and Where

Date: 2nd - 9th Aug, 2020
Time: 9.00-5.00pm both days
Address: Zoom workshop based in Melbourne
Australia

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

Tai Chi for Memory instructor training with Rani Hughes 

Dr. Paul Lam’s team merged medical research and traditional Chinese Medicine to create this new, innovative tai chi program. Anyone can enjoy this deeply empowering program, simple but with depth. It can be taught to people with different levels of cognitive impairment including memory loss. Studies have shown tai chi improves memory and brain health. 

At the conclusion of the workshop

·   Learn how to teach this program safely and effectively

·   Gain knowledge of what is Tai Chi and how it helps people with memory loss

·   Be able to perform the Tai Chi for Memory set

Who is eligible to attend this training?

Suitable participants include: current Tai Chi for Health instructors. If people don’t have a current Tai Chi for Health qualification, they will need up to 4 hrs face to face time with the Master Trainer to complete the assessment. Eligiblity criteria includes occupational therapist, physiotherapist, leisure and lifestyle workers, diversional therapists, nurses, tai chi teachers and other fitness and health professionals. 

Tai Chi for Health updates

Current instructors can request Tai Chi for Health certificate updates with advance notice and submitting an assignment one month prior to the workshop. Cost: $45 per program.

Your trainers

Rani Hughes is an occupational therapist and master trainer in various Tai Chi for Health programs. She has been teaching tai chi for over 20 years. 


 

Cost

$430 instructor certification

Cancellation two weeks prior will have a $50 administration fee. If cancellation occurs after this time, $100 administration fee will occur. 

Updates for other Tai Chi for Health programs are available for $45 each program. A written assignment is required for these updates as well as a 1:1 Zoom meeting to go through the tai chi movements. 

Location

Online via Zoom 

Contact

Rani Hughes 

ranihughes@hotmail.com 

Ph 0409 164 396