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Zoom Tai Chi for Memory instructor training workshop by Rani Hughes

When and Where

Date: 18th - 25th Feb, 2022
Time: 9.00-5.00pm both days (melbourne based times)
Address: Online -Zoom
Melbourne
Victoria
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

On successful completion of this two day intensive workshop, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective modified tai chi for memory classes. Tai Chi for Memory is a program specially designed by Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with myself and a team of medical specialists and tai chi experts. Based on the Sun and Yang style Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Memory is easy to learn, effective and safe. It is designed to prevent and improve the brain health. The program may also improve health and wellness.

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 cognitive changes
  • Be able to perform the Tai Chi for Memory set

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. 

Preparation

Prepare by working with the Tai Chi for Memory 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. 

Cost

$430 instructor certification

$50 per Tai Chi for Health Updates if you are attending the 2-day course.

If you are attending Day 2 as an update only, it costs $200 for your first update and $50 for subsequent updates. 

An invoice with payment details will be sent on registration 

Location

Online- Zoom platform 

Contact

Rani Hughes 

E: [email protected] 

Phone: 0409 164 396