Tai Chi Health

Mind/Body Exercise with Tricia Yu

Tai Chi Fundamentals® (TCF), Tai Chi Prime, and Yang Style Tai Chi Training Courses

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TCF Training Course Levels 1-2, Ft. Wayne, Indiania

March 5, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Instructor Diane Martin PT, DPT.  CEU-Approved for 12 Contact hours. Prerequisites: none. All levels of experience welcome.

The Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program (TCF): The first program of its kind, it provides a clear, systematic approach for mastering Tai Chi basics that builds from simple to complex patterns of movement. Integrates mind/body components of Tai Chi with clinical overview, movement analysis, therapeutic & functional applications. Provides a prequel to a lineage tai chi form, and creates a bridge between Tai Chi and the medical model.

Program Elements: movements taught in a motor development progression. Includes simple movements that can be practiced with walkers and have been modified for wheelchair use. Includes three elements:

Movement Patterns: graded sequence of exercises that reinforce functional movements repeated throughout the Tai Chi form that have applications both as assessment and intervention tools. Includes basic elements of Qi Gong training.
Fundamentals Form: sequence of simple to more complex movements of modified Yang Style Tai Chi.
Mind/Body Principles: foster mind/body integration; enhance breathing, relaxation, sensorimotor skills, proprioception and well-being.

Development: in 1996 by Tricia Yu, MA and Jill Johnson, MS, PT, targeting elements from traditional Tai Chi that enhance balance, coordination, strength and endurance.

The TCF Program has been featured in: PT Journal, Journal of Rehab Management, The Gerontologist, APTA’s GeriNotes, Medline Plus, Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Wellness Program Management Advisor, American College of Sports Medicine’s Health and Fitness Journal, Massage & Bodywork.

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TCF Levels 1-2 Indiana

 

Organizers

University of St. Francis PTA Program
University of St. Francis PTA Program

Venue

University of Saint Francis
2701 Spring St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
Website:
www.enhancingbalance.com