Content:

This day will update PSIs on the evidence behind Tai Chi for health improvement and maintenance of balance. Progression of the moves taught on the PSI course plus new Tai Chi moves that can be incorporated into PSI sessions, will be practised in individual and group formats. There will be in-depth discussion about the core philosophy behind Tai Chi. Tutor: Jane Ward.

Although developed for PSIs, this Tai Chi CPD Day is also appropriate for other health and exercise professionals already working with older people, such as;

  • Exercise/Movement and Dance Teachers/Instructors
  • Sports Coaches/Physical Education Teachers working with older people
  • Physiotherapists
  • Physiotherapy students
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapy Assistants, including Rehabilitation Assistants (supervised by Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists)
  • Chairbased Exercise leaders and Otago Exercise leaders

Prerequisite:

L4 PSI, may also be appropriate for L3 Exercise Referral working with adults not at risk of fall

Assessment:

None

Awarding Organisation:

NA