Stage 1 and 2 Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor Training with Dr Paul Lam

When and Where

Date: Sep 30th 2021
Time: 4pm-12pm EDT Eastern - USA, 6am-2pm AEST Sydney, please check your time zone



Note: This 1-day tai chi instructor training workshop will be held online for a period of 8 hours (including breaks) Email us if you are interested. Secure registration will be ready shortly. Participants must complete Stage 1 prior to the workshop.

You can be part of the first group of Tai Chi for Diabetes instructors trained by Dr Paul Lam with his latest self-paced virtual workshop.

Places are limited. Acceptance is on a first come, first served basis.

The Tai Chi for Diabetes program was created by Dr Paul Lam and his team of medical and tai chi experts 20 years ago. Studies have proven it to improve health and quality of life for almost anyone. Many people around the world have gained health benefits from it.

This program is specially focused on helping people with Diabetes overcome their condition, it is authentic tai chi with all other health benefits of tai chi. Anyone can learn and benefit from it.

Tai chi is proven to improve immunity by about 50%. It also relieves stress and improves almost all aspects of health. It can help overcome challenges from the pandemic. Teaching it will help to bring tai chi to more people, and at the same time improve your own health. That is why Dr Lam created this package of two stages. Stage 1: Fundamentals of Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor Training is a self-paced virtual program containing essential material to train effective and safe instructors. All you have to do is to follow the sequence with Dr Lam’s video guides for every step.

After completion of Stage 1, you will be ready for Stage 2 - a 1-day instructor training workshop to be eligible to become a Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI) BoardCertified instructor. Dr Lam will be conducting a Stage 2 workshop on Oct 1,2021 online via Zoom. Many TCHI Master Trainers can conduct this workshop as well.

Suitable participants include health and fitness professionals or other similar qualifications and experienced tai chi students.


When you register for this Stage 2 workshop, you will receive a link to the Stage 1 online package that you can complete in your own time. Do enrol asap because you must complete it before Oct 1. Depending on your experience, it may take anywhere from 10 to 70 hours.

This Stage 2 workshop is personal. Dr Paul Lam, together with his Master Trainer colleagues, will work with you to answer your questions, and help to ensure you can teach the program safely and effectively.

There will be discussions, practice sessions, sharing skill and knowledge, Question and Answer portions, and most importantly personal tuition. Dr Lam and his colleagues will give you feedback on what you did well and how you can improve your tai chi and teaching skills, connect you to the Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI), fellow instructors, Senior Trainers and offer continual support.


Dr Lam, a family physician and tai chi expert from Sydney, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. His visionary book, "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively", has been a key factor in the great success of the Tai Chi for Health programs. Millions of people have improved their health and wellness by learning from his programs.

Dr Lam is a respected teacher, he has authored best-selling books including Tai Chi for Diabetes with Dr Pat Phillips a renowned diabetes specialist, instructional tai chi DVDs and online lessons. His tai chi programs are supported health departments and diabetes foundations around the world.


Note: This 1-day tai chi instructor training workshop will be held online for a period of 8 hours (including breaks)

This live 1-day online tai chi workshop is available for registrations around the world. Please check your local start time:

Sept 30 (Thursday)

  • 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT (Pacific - USA)
  • 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM MDT (Mountain - USA)
  • 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM CDT (Central - USA)
  • 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM EDT (Eastern - USA)
  • 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM BST (London, etc)
  • 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM CEST (Amsterdam, Berlin, etc)

Oct 1 (Friday)

  • 4:00 AM to 12:00 PM SGT/HKT (Singapore, Hong Kong)
  • 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM KST (Korea)
  • 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane)
  • 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM NZST (New Zealand)

The above is a sample of different time zones. Please double-check your local time zone.

Sydney, Australia

AEST (UTC +10)

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

6:00 am

New York, NY, USA*

EDT (UTC -4)

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

4:00 pm

London, United Kingdom*

BST (UTC +1)

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

9:00 pm

Auckland, New Zealand*

NZDT (UTC +13)

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

9:00 am



Provided with your registration to this STAGE 2 workshop, after registration you will immediately be sent a link to get access to the STAGE 1 Online Package to be used for three months (90 days), which includes:

  • Online Tai Chi Lessons subscription to Tai Chi Arthritis Diabetes (normally priced at US$24.95 for two months)
  • 14 instructional video clips by Dr Lam to guide you through every part.
  • 6 webinars by Dr Lam covering the topics and beyond (normally priced at US$15 each for 30 days)
  • References
  • Online Quizzes – Do them as many times as you like, until you get all answers right.
  • Guides to the Stage 2 virtual workshop

To be purchased separately:

1. Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book. Choose from:

2. Tai Chi Diabetes handbook (optional):

If you are purchasing paperback books from Tai Chi Productions using the links above, use the code WS20 at Checkout to get a 20% discount (not valid for Amazon purchases).



  • Good internet access and familiarity with Zoom video conferencing software.
  • Webcam and microphone.
  • You will need a safe and empty space around you to practice with Dr Lam and colleagues.
  • Be prepared to practice what you will learn from the workshop.


Places are limited. Acceptance is on a first come, first served basis.

This 1-day online workshop will be done through Zoom video conferencing software.

After registering, you will receive 2 e-mails:

1. E-mail with a link to access the STAGE 1 material; you will have access to this material for 3 months. Do enrol and start your preparation asap because you must complete the STAGE 1 material before Sept 24. Be sure to email your completion certificate for the Stage 1 before the Stage 2 to the workshop team.

2. E-mail with your unique Zoom link. You will use this link to attend the STAGE 2 live online workshop with Dr Paul Lam.

If you do not receive the above e-mails, please also check your spam/junk folder.

To enhance your experience please prepare with the 2 additional books by Dr Paul Lam you need to purchase separately: 'Teaching Tai Chi Effectively' and 'Tai Chi for Diabetes Handbook'.

Please install Zoom software prior to the start of the event for the best experience. Download the Zoom software here:

During the online workshop, you will need a strong internet connection and audio speakers to watch and listen to Dr Lam and other instructors. You will also need a webcam and microphone, as well as space around you, so that you can practice and show your movements.

At the completion of the Stage 2 workshop, if you have met the requirements to be a certified instructor, you will receive an invitation from the TCHI Bboard to become a board certified instructor (annual fee approx. $20). If you have not met the requirements Dr Lam or his master trainer will work with you to facilitate the process.




US$285 + booking fee.

This is the total fee for the 1-day online instructor training workshop with Dr Paul Lam (8 hours, including breaks). This fee includes access to the Stage 1 (cost US$130 if bought separately)

No refunds


Virtual workshop - anywhere with an internet connection.


If you have any questions, please contact Becky or Ernie via:

  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Phone: 844-823-7526 (USA; Best hours to call 10AM-12 PM Eastern, or leave voice message)