Easily assess your client’s current range of motion and balance strategy
Implement a repeatable process-oriented system for easily improving range of motion and balance
Integrate and teach these concepts as a part of a comprehensive Tai Chi program
Market to your community and develop yourself as a balance specialist and certified Tai Chi instructor (after completion of the online program)
Work with clients of any age and see immediate results in range of motion and balance
Who this is for:
Curious students who want to learn Tai Chi themselves
Trainers needing CEC’s and new ways to help their clientele
Business owner looking to provide a valuable and profitable service
Those who want to help the aging population
DAY 1: Balance Training
Learn what may cause comprised balance as we age.
Understand the effects of poor balance on the adult.
Understand how the body balances based on the different type of pertabation.
Learn how to assess for balance issues.
Learn how to assess how the client compensates for decreased balance.
Learn how to use corrective exercise to improve certain type of compensations.
Learn how to create a balance program.
DAY 2: Tai Chi
Learn the movements and flow of the Yang style 24 short form
Learn the martial arts applications of each movement
Learn the underlying principles of columns, rotation, moving from the dan tian, substantial/insubstantial, being rooted and grounded, continuous movement and breathing
Learn how teaching these principles drives the benefits of Tai Chi
Be able to integrate the concepts learned in Day 1 with the principles of Tai Chi
Be able to include Tai Chi in their offerings for long-term balance work for their clients, either in classes or by integrating the concepts into individual training sessions
Be certified as a Tai Chi instructor after completing the online certification
About the Presenters:
Dr. Evan Osar
Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized lecturer, author, and expert on assessment, corrective exercise, and movement. What makes Dr. Osar so unique in the fitness and rehabilitation industry is that he has dedicated his life to studying and synthesizing the very best information from the fields of rehabilitation, conditioning, and performance.He developed the Integrative Movement System™, the industry’s first assessment and corrective exercise strategy designed to specifically help the health and fitness professional work with the general population. The Integrative Movement System was designed to be seamlessly incorporated into functional training, Pilates, yoga, and sport-specific conditioning programs.
About the Presenters:
Dianne Bailey, CSCS, CTCI-1
Creator of the Open the Door to Tai Chi System
Certified Tai Chi Instructor, American Tai Chi and Qigong Association
4th degree black belt Taekwondo
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
Owner, Head Trainer, The Conditioning Classroom
Industry speaker and Tai Chi specialist: FAI, Fitness Fest, International Council on Active Aging
Author: Eating Simply; Healthy, Happy & Fit; Open the Door to Tai Chi . . . Tai Chi for the Everyday Person
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