Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention instructor training workshop and update on Zoom by Rani Hughes

When and Where

Date: 15th - 22nd Oct, 2021
Time: 9.00am - 5pm both days (Melbourne based time)
Address: Online - Zoom




Dr Paul Lam, a retired family physician and tai chi master, led a team of tai chi and medical specialists to create this evidence based program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve their quality of lives, as well as prevent falls for older adults.  For this reason, the Arthritis Foundation around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are giving it their full support. Although especially effective for arthritis and fall prevention, it is a great start for beginners to improve health and wellness. 


Prepare by working with the Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD (or online lessons) as much as possible.It is recommended a minimum of 10 hrs.of practice with the DVD.  It will enable you to gain the maximum benefits and enjoyment from this workshop. 

The book "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" will be our text for this workshop. Review of this text, and especially the chapters on safety, teaching effectively, Stepwise Progressive Teaching Method

You need to purchase these products yourself. Once workshop payment has been received, you will be forwarded a discount code to purchase these items. 

Who is eligible to attend this training?

Suitable participants include: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Tai Chi teachers and advanced students, Nurses, Health professionals (eg doctors), Accredited ExerciseInstructors, Certified Allied Health Assistants.

Your trainer

Rani Hughes is an occupational therapist and master trainer in various Tai Chi for Health programs. Rani enjoys teaching and has trained hundreds of Tai Chi for Health instructors. She has taught tai chi for over twenty years to a diverse range of people including people with arthritis, diabetes and people experiencing mental illness. She has taught tai chi across Australia, New Zealand, Sth Korea, Sri Lanka and India. 



Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention instructor workshop $430 ($50 per addiditional udpate if attending the full workshop)

Tai Chi for Arthritis/falls prevention update $230 ($50 per additional update)

General cancellation fee is $75 if cancellation occurs more than 48 hours prior to the commencement of the workshop. No refund is available within 48 hours of the course’s commencement.   

Once online registration has occurred, an invoice will be sent to you. 


Online - Zoom platform 


Rani Hughes 

+61 0409 164 396 

[email protected]