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Tai Chi Exercises

This course is a one-day introductory practical workshop which teaches therapists how to integrate exercises adapted from Tai Chi into their clinical practice. The mindful exercises, which combine breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements, can be implemented quickly and easily with individual patients and small groups in a hospital or community setting.

 

The course is aimed at Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Assistants, Technical Instructors and students. It is also suitable for other health professionals such as Nurses, Exercise Instructors and Clinical Psychologists.

 

The aim of the course is to teach -

 

  • The basic principles of Tai Chi
  • The benefits of and evidence for the use of Tai Chi exercises for health and rehabilitation
  • How to adapt and integrate Tai Chi exercises into clinical practice as a tool in rehabilitation.

 

During the course there will be demonstration and practice of exercises aimed at improving posture and alignment, weight transfer, balance and relaxation including a discussion of specific case studies.

 

These effective and relaxing exercises are ideal in the rehabilitation of a wide range of conditions such as falls prevention, chronic pain, arthritis, rheumatology, neurological (M.S., Parkinson’s Disease, Head Injury, M.N.D. etc), palliative care, pulmonary and cardiac rehab, orthopaedics, mental health, vestibular rehabilitation and learning disabilities. 

 

Feedback from attendees has been very positive and many have also said how much patients have benefited from the exercises and enjoyed them as a form of relaxation and rehabilitation in addition to traditional exercises.

 

A practical workshop demonstrating the use of mindful, effective, relaxing exercises excellent for rehabilitation book online at www.taichiexercises.co.uk

 

Delegate costs: 
£95

Organiser

Organiser name: 
Rosalind Smith
Organiser telephone: 
01900 826873
Organiser email: 
taichiexercises@gmail.com

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Where & When

16 Jun 2018
9.00am - 4.30pm
Carlton Hill Quaker Meeting
188, Woodhouse Lane
Leeds LS2 9DX
22 Jun 2018
9.00am - 4.30pm
St Saviour's Church Community Hall
Wellham Road
Retford D22 6QW
30 Jun 2018
9.00am - 4.30pm
Horfield Quaker Meeting
300, Glouscester Road
Bristol BS7 8PD
1 Jul 2018
10.00am - 5.30pm
Dawlsih Town Council, The Manor House
Old Town Street
Dawlish EX7 9AP
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