An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Part I Instructor Training

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/07/2020 - 12/18/2020
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Location
High Country Area Agency on Aging - Virtual

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Dates and Times:

Dec. 7-18, 2020*

*Please review schedule below closely as some days there are 1-hour individual meetings or practice sessions on certain days and three multi-hour group sessions on other days.

The Schedule designed for this workshop is designed as:
Dec 7-9 (M-W) 1 hr Individual Tech Check
Dec 10-11 (Th & F 12-5 pm) Full Group Sessions
Dec 14-16 (M-W) 1hr Individual Review of Forms

Dec 17 (Th 8am-1pm) – Full Group Session
Dec 17 (Th 1:30-6:15 PM) – Group of 3 – Stepwise Review
Dec 18 (F)- Reserved for any additional Form review needed for passing. (This will be agreed upon on the week of.)

Description:

Tai Chi for Health Institute
Virtual Training Guidelines for Instructors
Instructor Training (New and Recerts)
Dec. 7-18, 2020*

*Please review schedule below closely as some days there are 1-hour individual meetings or practice sessions on certain days and three multi-hour group sessions on other days.

This workshop is being presented by the Tai Chi for Health Institutes new guidelines for a virtual workshop for those that are attending a workshop with the Institute for the first time. The requirements are as follows:

* A preview of the form – Meghan will be offering a 1-hour session to allow for this. Its main focus will be getting each person set up and ready on the using Zoom and the room set up so that each participant can be seen head to toe as required when sharing this program. This will be referred to as Tech Check, which includes seeing where the participant is in the form practice.

*Group Sessions for the core learning- There will be 3 of these.

*An Individual Session to review form- Meghan will spend 1 hr with each of you to check in on questions before last full group session.

*Session to review Stepwise Use- Meghan will require 1 more hour session for this final review

The Schedule designed for this workshop is designed as:
Dec 7-9 (M-W) 1 hr Individual Tech Check
Dec 10&11(Th & F 12-5 pm) Full Group Sessions
Dec 14-16 (M-W) 1hr Individual Review of Forms

Dec 17 (Th 8am-1pm) – Full Group Session
Dec 17 (Th 1:30-6:15 PM) – Group of 3 – Stepwise Review
Dec 18 (F)- Reserved for any additional Form review needed for passing. (This will be agreed upon on the week of.)

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Dec 10, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:    Zoom Registration

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting and a link to sign up for the individual sessions listed below.
Meghan Bryant
Master Trainer for Tai Chi for Health Institute
434.566.4298
Thank you!

Download the Detailed Schedule .

Instructor Expectations:
The TCA/FP certification, including the training, materials, and technical support, is valued at $500. For this reason, we ask you to seriously consider your ability to meet the expectations and qualifications. Read full document HERE. By participating in this grant supported training, you agree to:
• Offer the TCA/FP program a minimum of 20, hour-long sessions at least once per year in collaboration with your AAA/Senior Center;
• Maintain careful adherence to the TCA/FP program fidelity as set forth by Tai Chi for Health Institute and the National Council on Aging – including maintaining a current CPR & First Aid certification.
• Maintain adherence to reporting requirements as set forth by NC Center for Health and Wellness
• Ensure that evaluation materials, including Participant Information Forms and Attendance Sheets, are collected in a timely manner, kept in a secure location, and given to the appropriate contact.

For more information or questions, please contact:     Nicole Hiegl   828-265-5434  ext. 122  nhiegl@hccog.org

Last date to register online:    New: Nov 23; Recerting: Dec 3; Maximum 12 seats total (new & recerts)