Exercise Medicine Australia

Tai Chi for Healthy Body Healthy Mind

tai chi for healthy body
1 student
$850.00 $495.00

Course Introduction

The sedentary lifestyle has devastating consequences to our health. According to a recent World Health Organization report, up to five million deaths a year can be averted if the global population was physically more active. People who are insufficiently active have a 20% to 30% increased risk of death compared to people who are sufficiently active. There is compelling research evidence that Tai Chi significantly reduces the risk for sedentary lifestyle-related mortality and morbidity; and improves mental and physical health and the quality of life.

Based on compelling research evidence and guided by exercise prescription principles and safety guidelines, ©the Tai Chi for Healthy Body Healthy Mind Program is designed to effectively increase muscle strength and endurance; reduce body weight and achieve energy balance; improve mobility, flexibility, coordination and dynamic balance; reduce stress, anxiety and depression; achieve mental and physical relaxation; and improve overall health, fitness and the quality of life for the general population.

What To Learn

The course contains practical and theoretical module

Practical Module 

  • Step by step teaching and practice of the targeted Tai Chi intervention program
  • How to teach and practice the program safely and effectively
  • How to improve health, fitness and quality of life with the program

Theoretical Module 

  • Sedentary lifestyle and health risks
  • Research evidence and exercise science underpinning the Tai Chi for Healthy Body Healthy Mind Program
  • Application of the program for improvement of health, fitness and quality of life

Why Choose the Course by EMA

  • Based on compelling research evidence
  • Informed by exercise science
  • Guided by exercise prescription principles and safety guidelines
  • Accredited or recognized by national or international professional governing bodies
  • Over 20 years of excellence in continuing education for professional development for health and exercise professionals
  • High level of course participants’ satisfaction (refer to course feedback on the Homepage)
  • Gaining accreditation for teaching/practicing the program
  • Advancing your professional development with 15 CPD / CECs
  • Complete learning resources (course manual and step-by-step teaching video) provided

 

tai chi for healthy mindHow To Enrol In This Course

This course is available face to face; real time training over Zoom; and self-paced online learning. To enrol in this course as a face-to-face course or Zoom training course, click the ‘ENROL IN FACE-TO-FACE COURSE’ button for the course dates and registration. Click here to view the course dates 

To enrol in this course as a self-paced online learning course, click the ‘ENROL IN ONLINE COURSE’ button for the course registration. You have the freedom to complete the course at your own pace in your own space and time.

Cost

AU$850
Special:
AU$545+GST for 2-day face-to-face or Zoom training course;
AU$450+GST for self-paced online course

Further discount is available for course updating/renewal. Please contact EMA for details.

 

Terms and conditions are specified at the bottom of the page.

Alice L Yuan

Alice L Yuan is an exercise specialist and leading international authority in evidence-based Tai Chi, Qigong and Mulan exercise programs for prevention and rehabilitation of chronic conditions and fall, and improvement of mental health, cognition, functional abilities and quality of life. Alice has conducted accreditation courses in evidence-based Tai Chi, Qigong and Mulan exercise programs for health and exercise professionals in Australia and internationally for over 20 years

Alice is also the director of International Tai Chi, Qigong and Mulan Health Institute. She is a past gold medallist in national and international competitions and frequently invited to judge at national and international Tai Chi, Qigong and Mulan competitions.

 

Dr Henry Zheng

Dr Henry Zheng is a professor in exercise intervention for primary prevention and rehabilitation. He received a doctoral degree from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of New South Wales, Australia. His doctoral research focused on quantification of the effect size and dose-response of physical activity interventions in reducing the risk of and preventing coronary heart disease.

Dr Henry Zheng’s research interests span exercise interventions for prevention and rehabilitation of chronic conditions and falls, improvement of mental health and cognition, and promotion of active and healthy ageing. His research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of Epidemiology, the British Medical Journal, the American Journal of Infection Control, the Journal of International Body Composition Research, the Journal of International Institute on Ageing (BOLD), United Nations, and Wound Practice and Research.

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