SYDNEY: Tai Chi for Health Workshop 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:

  • The Depth and Magic of the 24 Forms - Created in 1956 in China, the 24 Forms is the most popular tai chi set in the world today containing all the important tai chi principles. Dr Lam has worked with its main creator, Grand Master Fu, and other prominent tai chi experts. He will explain the depth and inner meaning. He will offer feedback, points of improvement and direction to develop your tai chi. Anyone who knows this set can benefit from attending this workshop.(Please note: There is no instructor certification provided for this program)
  • 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. You can be certified to teach the program if you meet the requirements. Beginners are welcome to participate for health and enjoyment.
  • Tai Chi for Diabetes - Created to prevent and improve the control of diabetes, it incorporates medical research and traditional Chinese medicine to make tai chi safer, more effective and accessible. This program has helped many people with and without diabetes gain better health, improve balance, immunity, relaxation and quality of life. You can be certified to teach the program if you meet the requirements. Beginners are welcome to participate for health and enjoyment.

Reasons to Come

Dr Lam loves sharing tai chi for improving health and enjoyment. Thousands of people travel around the world to attend his workshops. Using his 40-plus years of experience in tai chi and medicine, he has found the key elements of tai chi to help you develop your tai chi most enjoyably and effectively. His Tai Chi for Health programs have improved the health and wellness of millions of people around the world. You can expect to learn useful ideas and techniques at his friendly interactive workshops.

  • To enjoy working with Dr Lam and his colleagues
  • To improve your tai chi
  • To enjoy exploring the inner meaning and insights of tai chi
  • To cultivate your qi more effectively and learn how to use delivery of jing to generate more qi
  • To meet and interact with many other like-minded tai chi enthusiasts


At the completion of the workshops, you would have:

  • Learned new techniques and improved your level of tai chi.
  • Learned to enjoyed tai chi more
  • Learned how to teach your chosen program safely and effectively
  • Gained more knowledge about tai chi and how it helps people with varying conditions to improve health and wellness.

About Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam, an Australian family physician, tai chi expert and Director of the Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI), is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. He loves teaching and is the first person in history to have travelled over one million miles for the purpose of teaching tai chi. Many enjoy learning from him so much so that they travel thousands of miles year after year to attend his workshops.

Dr Lam is the author of several books on tai chi and has composed a best-selling series of Tai Chi for Health programs that bring health benefits to millions of people all over the world. His tai chi programs are recommended and supported by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.CDC.gov), and health departments and Arthritis Foundations around the world for fall prevention and improving health. Millions of people have improved their health and wellness by learning his programs.

How Will I Benefit from the Workshops?

Over 500 medical studies have shown tai chi improves almost all aspects of health, including muscular strength, flexibility and fitness; as well as improved relaxation, balance, immunity and other health benefits. However, studies don't show anywhere near the full extent of benefits tai chi can bring, such as empowering you to develop inner peace, strength and power, leading to more happiness and fulfilment!

Dr Lam incorporates his medical knowledge, tai chi experience and positive psychology to enhance the 73 Forms. At the completion of the workshop you will understand the sets more deeply, understand its inner meanings, find a clearer path to progress in your tai chi and gain more enjoyment from your practice and teaching. You will improve your tai chi significantly.

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 Dr Paul Lam's 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: Tai chi teachers and advanced tai chi students, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, 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.

What to Wear

Wear loose comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

Special Note: Please attend scent-free in consideration of those with allergies, including Dr Lam himself.

Venue: A 4-Star Beachfront Hotel!

Pacific Conference Room

Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

2-14 Cliff Rd, North Wollongong NSW



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.

Workshop Fees

Early Bird until 31st March 2020:

  • 2-Day Workshop - Total $560

From 1st April 2020:

  • 2-Day Workshop - Total $600

Fees include course tuition, morning and afternoon refreshments, sumptuous lunch, and attendance certificate.

*NOTE: Accommodation and updates are NOT included in the prices above.

This is NOT an instructor workshop.

Combined Workshop Discount: Register first for the Sun Style 73 Forms workshop (3rd July) and receive a $50 discount code that can be used to book for this Tai Chi for Health Instructor Training Workshop (4th-5th July).

After booking for the 73 Forms workshop, please check the confirmation page or your confirmation e-mail for the discount code.

Cancellation fees:

  • Until 31st May 2020 - a cancellation fee applies in the amount of $50.
  • No refunds from 1st June 2020 onwards.

Payment Options:

  • Credit Card (click on the Register button on this page)
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Australia

Account Name: Tai Chi Productions

BSB: 062 234

Account Number: 10253957

Note: For EFT, please contact us first at workshops@taichiproductions.com to get a quote.


Workshop participants who are also certified Instructors will have the opportunity to update any of their Tai Chi for Health qualifications. Prior notice is essential and a written assignment must be submitted before the applicable deadline. Administration fees apply.

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


Questions? Please contact us at workshops@taichiproductions.com or call +61 2 9533 6511 (Australia)

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