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Tai Chi for Osteoporosis and Updates with Brenda Hum- deferred to 2022

When and Where

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Address: Australia

Information

Information

 

 Tai Chi for Osteoporosis

 

What is Tai Chi for Osteoporosis?

Tai Chi for Osteoporosis was especially designed by Dr Paul Lam in conjunction with his tai chi associates and a team of medical experts.  It helps to improve balance and prevent falls.   The program will also improve relaxation, fitness and health.  Based on Sun and Yang style tai chi, Tai Chi for Osteoporosis is easy to learn, effective and safe. 

 

From the Experts

“Osteoporosis Australia supports the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis program designed by Dr Paul Lam”

Judy Stenmark, CEO, Osteoporosis Australia

“Tai Chi may help people with Osteoporosis to improve their muscular strength, co-ordination and balance”

Professor Marcus Seibel, Endocrinologist, Concord Hospital

“Tai chi is a fabulous exercise for older adults as it fulfills many of the outcomes we wish to achieve”

Professor Shona Bass, Population Health, Deakin University

 

Reasons to Come

 

  • To work with one of Dr Lam’s Authorised Master Trainers
  • To learn how to teach this program to people with or without Osteoporosis
  • To improve your health
  • To improve your balance
  • To improve your tai chi knowledge
  • To make new friends and renew old friendships
  • To learn how to set up classes.

Requirements

 

Dr Lam strongly recommends that you study the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis DVD and study the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book as it will help you to gain more from the workshop. 

 

Anyone is welcome to attend, but in order to be eligible to be certified as an instructor, please check the recommended qualifications listed below.                           

 

  • Physical therapists or physiotherapists
  • Tai chi teachers or advanced students
  • Exercise instructors
  • Other similar professionals

 

Participants will receive either an attendance or an istructor/leader’s certificate.

 

 

By the Completion of the Workshop you will:

 

  • Know the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis set at a deeper
  •  level
  • Understand how tai chi works for Osteoporosis
  • Have learned how to teach this program effectively and safely.  Have learned Dr Lam’s Stepwise Progressive Teaching Method

 

Clothing

 

Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

 

 

Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam is an Australian family physician and tai chi expert, and a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. He is a well-recognised teacher, and the author of several books on tai chi and best-selling instructional tai chi DVDs. Over five million people worldwide practice a Tai Chi for Health program every day. 

Dr Lam is one of the most sought after tai chi teachers, having trained thousands of instructors. Many travel around the world to attend his workshops.

NB:  The name of the Master Trainer authorized by Dr Lam to conduct this workshop is displayed on the workshop location and details page. 

 

Tai Chi for Health Program Updates

At this workshop instructors have an opportunity to update their other Tai Chi for Health certifications. 

 

For more information please contact the MT holding the workshop.

 

For Australia only

Australian Physiotherapy Association

This course is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.  For more details please contact the organiser.

 

For USA only - Optional Continuing Education Hours Available


The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Tai Chi for Health Institute” meets the
criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2018 December 2021). Approved Providers and their content reflect the
concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 701292.
ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.”

Details

TCO is an interesting set on its own but also complements other Tai Chi for Arthritis programs, developing leg strength and balance, two factors in the area of falls prevention. Registration includes training certificate, morning and afternoon tea. The Tai Chi for Osteoporosis DVD and Dr Lam's Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book are compulsory requirements for the course. These. can be obtained by either ringing Tai Chi Productions on 02 9533 6511 or from the Tai Chi Productions website www.taichiproductions.com. The e-book is also available from the TCP website. The TCO video can also be accessed from Dr Lam's Online lessons - https://www.onlinetaichilessons.com This course is suitable for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Tai Chi teachers and advanced students, Nurses, health professionals Accredited Exercise instructors, Certified Allied Health Assistants etc. On completion of training Tai Chi for Health Institute teachers will receive an email from the Tai Chi for Health Institute, explaining how to become fully certified.

 

Cost

Workshop cost $420.00 with early bird payment of $400 Before October 22nd.

Deadline: November 5th $45 Per each other form being updated.

Cheques made out to "LEAP SA"

PO Box 180 St Agnes,

South Australia 5097

Direct Debit - Please add your name to the transfer and email details to [email protected]

BSB : 015 300

Account : 187325306

Location

Greenwith Community Centre

The Golden Way (opposite Anare St) Greenwith,

South Australia 5125

Contact

Brenda Hum

Email:: [email protected]

Mobile: 0413022245