Tai Chi Fundamentals® (TCF), Tai Chi Prime, and Yang Style Tai Chi Training Courses
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Tai Chi Prime Leader Training – 6 Hours
February 25, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Rachel Sandretto or Patricia Culotti
Prerequisite: Certification in the Tai Chi Fundamentals® Adapted Program (TCFA)
Completing this Leader Training certifies participants as Tai Chi Prime Leaders
This training will be conducted remotely over Zoom
Course Description: Prepares certified TCFA instructors to become leaders for the evidence-based Tai Chi Prime class series featuring instruction in the TCFA Program (Optional Side Support version) and home practice coaching. Presents the curriculum and class format for teaching Tai Chi Prime participants Basic Moves, TCF Short Form, Mind/body skills, and Everyday Qi Gong. Provides training in home practice coaching and leading group discussions.
After this training, Tai Chi Prime Leaders will be able to:
1. Outline the overall curriculum for Tai Chi Prime classes
2. Plan Tai Chi Primes classes and manage class time to maintain program fidelity
3. Explain the results of published research on Tai Chi Prime
4. Facilitate and model home practice planning and coaching activities
5. Lead and manage group discussions
Tai Chi Prime classes can be taught through health care community outreach and other community-based wellness classes, VA settings, senior centers, health clubs and assisted living. For: wellness, balance, pain management, MS, Parkinson’s, conditions, neurological and autoimmune conditions, cancer, PTSD, TBI, and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Development Supported by: Grants from the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015-19.