Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Instructor Training

October 21, 2020

Would you like to deliver Tai Chi for Arthritis to older adults?

Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program designed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical specialists and Tai Chi experts. Based on the Sun style of Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Arthritis Prevention is easy to learn, effective and safe. Tai Chi for Arthritis is an evidence-based program which works to prevent falls through improving balance, confidence and muscular strength in older adults.

Description

Would you like to deliver Tai Chi for Arthritis to older adults?

Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program designed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical specialists and Tai Chi experts. Based on the Sun style of Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Arthritis Prevention is easy to learn, effective and safe. Tai Chi for Arthritis is an evidence-based program which works to prevent falls through improving balance, confidence and muscular strength in older adults.

During the workshop you will:

  • Develop knowledge and skill around the principles and forms of Tai Chi
  • Develop knowledge of how Tai Chi helps to improve health and arthritis and reduce the risk of falls.
  • Learn the Tai Chi for Arthritis set
  • Learn how to teach the program effectively and safely using Dr Lam’s stepwise progressive teaching methods.

Previous attendees of Tai Chi for Arthritis will have the opportunity to update their two-yearly certification by attending day two of the course on Friday 12th February.

Dates
Wednesday 10th February and Friday 12th February 2021
9.00am-5.00pm
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided

Fees
Tai Chi for Arthritis course- 2 day course- $220 (GST Inclusive)
Cost includes the book ‘Teaching Tai Chi Effectively’
Tai Chi for Arthritis Certificate update only- 1 day course- $110 (GST inclusive)

Participants who wish to qualify as a Tai Chi Instructor with Dr Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Health Institute must meet certain requirements. Interested participants will need to register to become a board-certified instructor and pay an administrative fee of $25.

Venue:
Tomasi Room, Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street, Wembley.

Who is eligible to attend this training?
Everyone is welcome to attend the training, however only participants with relevant qualifications are eligible for certification as an instructor. Full details on the requirements for instructors certification can be found here.