T'ai Chi Adapted Program Basic Moves Training Course
Applications for Optional Standing Support, Walker Support and Seated
September 30, 2016, 12:30-5:30pm & October 1, 2016, 8:30am-5:00pm
Doermer Center for Health Sciences - Room 231
University of Saint Francis - Department of Physical Therapist Assistant Studies
and Parkview Ortho Hospital
Diane Martin, PT, DPT has been practicing Physical Therapist since 1977. She has studied under Tricia Yu, founder of the TCF Program over the past 14 years, is an Advanced Certified Professional Training Instructor for TCF program, and has presented numerous community and professional workshops. Diane has contributed in the development and training for the new Adapted Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program. Currently, she is an adjunct professor in the PTA Program at USF, a practicing physical therapist (PRN status) with Mallers & Swoverland Physical Therapy, consultant for development and use of Tai Chi in Rehab and Fall Prevention in practices as well as for groups and private use.
Learn Tai Chi Fundamentals® (TCF) Adapted Program Basic Moves: Optional Side Support, Walker & Seated versions. Course features analysis and applications for wellness, and rehabilitation. Includes partner teaching practicums, training in attention and focus, posture and breath awareness and physical relaxation and introduction to TCF Adapted Program Short Form Part One.
Approved for 12 contact hours.
1. Learn all three versions of TCF Adapted Program Basic Moves.
2. Teach all versions of TCF Adapted Program Basic Moves.
3. Describe TCF’s rationale, biomechanics & functional benefits.
4. Lead Centering, Breathing and Posture Awareness exercises.
5. Practice TCF Adapted Program Short Form, Part One.
Day One - Friday
12:30 pm On-site registration
1:00 pm Course overview, program background
Tai Chi as evidence-based practice
Centering teaching sequence
Movement lab: OSS Basic Moves Part 1
Beginning Breath awareness teaching sequence
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Orientation to DVD
Movement lab: OSS Basic Moves Part 2/3
Teaching practicum: OSS Basic Moves Part 1
Movement Lab: W Basic Moves – All
Discussion / Closing OSS/W Basic Moves with intro to TCF Adapted form
5:30 pm Adjourn
Day Two- Saturday
8:30 am Energize! Warm-ups
Flow movement: OSS/W Basic Moves – All
Teaching practicum: OSS/W Basic Moves - 2/3
TCF for rehabilitation, examination and intervention
Medical billing of TCF in rehabilitation
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Movement lab: Seated Basic Moves – All
Teaching tai chi group classes
ROM Dance® Program
Movement lab: OSS/W Form, Part 1: Beginning
12:30 pm Lunch on own (1 hour – return mindfully)
1:30 pm Flow: OSS/W / Seated Basic Moves – All
Discussion: Why Tai Chi Works
Teaching Practicum: Seated Basic Moves
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Movement lab: OSS/W Form, Part 1
TCF further training & certification information
Flow: OSS/W Basic moves, Form
Complete course evaluation
5:00 pm Closing Circle Adjourn
TCF ADAPTED PROGRAM APPLICATIONS
*Breathing, posture, functional relaxation
*Flexibility & strengthening: Upper and Lower extremity
*Mobility: ambulation, weight shifting, transitional movements
*Neuromuscular re-education: spinal stabilization, coordination
*Balance, double and single leg
*Breathing, relaxation, pain management
PROGRAM ADAPTATIONS FOR SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
$280 per individual
$230 for USF PTA Clinical Instructors**
$125 student (limited 3 seats)
*Required Course Materials:
● TCF Adapted Program Book & 3 DVD set ($95) – unless participant owns book through prior USF course participation
● TCF Adapted 3 DVD set only ($65) – for participants who already own book
Participant must purchase these no later than September 23. Go to:
**USF PTA Clinical Instructor is defined as the PT or PTA responsible for the clinical experiences of a USF PTA student. This is verified by the Clinical Instructor’s signature on the USF Clinical Education I or II Assessment Form or on the CPI form for Clinical Education III or IV.
$50 cancellation fee.
No refunds after September 23, 2016.