$480 – $530

SYDNEY: Tai Chi for Health Instructor Training Workshops with Dr Paul Lam

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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

2-14 Cliff Road

North Wollongong, NSW 2520

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Enjoy the magic of tai chi and learn how to empower others to better health in this Tai Chi for Health Instructor Workshop with Dr Paul Lam

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Tai Chi for Health Instructor Workshop - Choose one of the following options:

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention - You will learn the Tai Chi for Arthritis program and the special module for fall prevention. Supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov), health departments in Australia and arthritis organisations worldwide, the programs are proven to reduce pain, prevent falls and improve balance,health and wellness.
  • Tai Chi for Memory - An Empowering Program: 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. Like other tai chi this program will also improve balance, immunity and relaxation.
  • Tai Chi for Heart Conditions - To prevent and improve heart conditions: Anyone can enjoy this innovative mind-body program, it can be taught safely and effectively to people with heart conditions. Tai chi is shown by medical studies to be effective for most heart conditions, which are often preventable. Dr Lam has incorporated medical research and traditional Chinese medicine into tai chi making it more effective.

Reasons to Come

Dr ​Lam ​enjoys ​sharing ​his ​forty ​plus ​years ​of ​tai ​chi ​experience ​so ​much ​that ​he ​has ​traveled ​over ​a ​million ​miles ​teaching ​it. ​His ​workshops ​are ​usually ​fully ​booked, ​people ​travel ​thousands ​of ​miles ​to ​attend ​his ​workshop, ​some ​attended ​several ​in ​different ​countries ​in ​the ​same ​year. ​He ​has ​a ​knack ​of ​making ​complex ​theory ​easy ​to ​learn. ​You ​can ​expect ​to ​enjoy ​his ​friendly ​interactive ​teaching ​method, ​and ​significant ​improvement ​in ​your ​tai ​chi.

Outcomes

At the completion of the workshops, you would have:

  • Learned how to teach your chosen program safely and effectively
  • Gained knowledge of what Tai Chi is and how it helps people with various conditions to improve health and wellness.

Preparation for Instructor Training

If you prepare beforehand and meet the requirements, you will be eligible to be certified as an instructor for this program. These programs are excellent tools for health professionals to teach their clients.

All participants are required to prepare using their chosen program prior to the workshop. You will gain more from the workshop with the preparation.

You can get the program material through either:

It is also required for instructor training to read and learn from the "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively” book by Dr Lam. This book is also available in Kindle format through Amazon.

Enrolled participants will receive a 20% discount code for instructional materials with their confirmation email.

Suitable participants include: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Tai chi teachers and advanced tai chi students, Nurses, Health professionals (eg. doctors, psychologists), Accredited Exercise Instructors, Certified Allied Health Assistants. Anyone is welcome to attend the workshop. You will receive an attendance certificate if you don’t wish to be certified to teach.

About Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam, a family physician and the Director of the Tai Chi for Health Institute, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health improvement. His Tai Chi for Health programs have empowered millions of people to improve health and wellness. The health departments and Arthritis Foundations in Australia recommend his programs for fall prevention and improving health, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.CDC.gov). Over 30 medical studies have proven his programs to be effective for health. He is one of the most respected tai chi teachers and the author of best-selling books and instructional DVDs.

How Can the Workshops Benefit You?

Over 500 medical studies have shown tai chi improves muscular strength, flexibility and fitness; as well as improves relaxation, balance, immunity and other health benefits. The full extent of benefits tai chi can deliver are much more than studies can show! Such as empowering you to develop inner peace, inner strength and leading to more happiness and fulfilment.

Dr Lam incorporates his medical knowledge, tai chi experience and positive psychology to enhance all Health programs. At the completion of the workshop you will learn your respective program, understand its inner meanings, find a clearer path to progress and gain more enjoyment from your practice and teaching.

Fees

NB: Lunch and service fee $45 is a required payment by the hotel for all participants.

Early Bird before 1st April 2019:

  • For Instructors: $440 + lunch and service $90 for 2 days (Total $530, save $40)
  • For Attendance only: $390 + lunch and service $90 for 2 days (Total $480, save $40)

From 1st of April 2019:

  • For Instructors: $480 + lunch and service $90 for 2 days (Total $570)
  • For Attendance only: $430 + lunch and service $90 for 2 days (Total $520)

Combined Workshop Discount: Attend this workshop on 13th-14th July along with the Enhancing Yang 24 Forms workshop the day before (12th July) to receive a $50 discount.

Once you have booked both workshops, please contact us and will issue your $50 discount as a refund.

Venue

Pacific Conference Room of the 4-star beachfront NOVOTEL Wollongong Northbeach.

2-14 Cliff Rd,North Wollongong NSW 2520 Australia

Accommodation

Please book directly with the hotel at (02) 4224 3111. Mention Dr Lam’s tai chi workshop for the special discount rate.

Should you wish to stay elsewhere, there are many other types of accommodation available in the area.

Updates

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to update any of their Tai Chi for Health qualifications. Prior notice is essential, a written assignment must be submitted before 20 June 2019. Administration fees apply.

Price per Update: $50 (max of $200 for 4 or more updates)

Preparation

Study the relevant DVD and the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book by Dr Lam. Please come scent-free in consideration to those with perfume allergies.

Contact

Questions? Please contact us at workshops@taichiproductions.com or call (02) 9533 6511

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