Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor Training by Bill Pickett

Date 25th – 26th Sep, 2016
Time 8:30am-4:30pm
Address 148 N Monroe Street

Monroe, MI 48162


Tai Chi for Diabetes (TCD) is specifically designed by Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with his tai chi associates and a team of medical experts. Based on Sun and Yang style tai chi, TCD is easy to learn, effective and safe. It is designed and proven to improve the management of diabetes.  The TCD program will also help to increase flexibility and muscle strength, increase heart/lung activity, align posture, improve balance and integrate the mind and body.

Reasons to Come

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis instructors will learn a new program incorporating a different tai chi style (Yang) for your existing and new students
  • Yang style instructors will learn new perspectives to help improve your tai chi and introduce you to a proven teaching system
  • Beginners can learn this for themselves to help improve their health and harmony
  • Join the Tai Chi for Health family

Other Common Benefits of Tai Chi

a Fall Prevention

a Better balance and coordination

a Builds muscle strength & stamina

a Improves posture & biomechanics

a Improves circulation and proprioception

a Enhances Immune System

a Promotes flexibility

a Improves stress management

Anyone will benefit from coming to this workshop. You will enjoy learning this beautiful set of tai chi.

The Tai Chi for Diabetes Workshop

Dates:      March 25-26, 2-17

Times:     8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location:  Tai Chi Monroe Studio,148 N Monroe St, Monroe, MI 48162

Local Contact: Viola Everett, (734-770-5972), Email:  violaeverett@gmail.com

Please register by Feb 20, 2017

Registration Fee includes E-book TCD Resource manual & certificate – coffee, tea & light snacks.

20% discount code and order information for the TCD DVD and/or Teaching Effectively book will be sent to participants upon receipt of payment.

CEU Credits –13 contact hours for CEUs PTs & PTAs, OTs and OTAs, RNs, LPNs, LMHT, ACE Fitness, &  ACSMP   $25 extra charge for CEU Certificate 

Additional updates with course attendance and additional paperwork – TCA, TCB, TCR, TCO, or TCE – $40 each contact Viola Everett violaeverett@gmail.com for instructions.


This workshop is designed for instructor qualification to safely and effectively instruct the TCD form to others.  An application form, questionnaire, and release will be sent to all who register.  It is required that participants have or purchase and study the DVD prior to the class.

All participants will receive a certificate; however, only participants who fulfill the requirements will be qualified to apply for the Board Certification to teach this program.

This Workshop is designed for:

  • Tai chi students or teachers
  • Physical / Occupational therapist
  • Exercise instructors
  • Diabetes educators or individuals       working with diabetes programs
  • Sports medicine professionals
  • Nurses
  • Other health care professionals
  • Other individuals interested in tai chi

An abundance of current medical research shows the practice of tai chi has excellent health benefits for people with diabetes and very low risk of injury.  Because of this, many doctors are recommending it to their patients.  This has increased the demand for classes and instructors.  Most facilities do require certification of their instructors.

When registering online:  If you are already a certified TCHI instructor, you will need to login to the website to register for this workshop.  Use the “Lost Password” link to reset you password if you are having difficulties logging onto this website.

Cost     Send check or money order made out to Tai Chi Monroe and mail to: Viola Everett, c/o Tai Chi Monroe, 148 N Monroe St, Monroe MI 48162

[   ]  TCD Instructor    Mar 25, 2017                $250
[   ]  TCD Instructor Early Feb 20, 2017          $235
[   ]  TCD Updates only Mar 25, 2017             $125
[   ]  Additional updates $40 each
[   ]  CEU Credits  if applicable  $25 Extra Charge

Additional updates: $40 each – TCA, TCB, TCR, TCO, or TCE – contract Viola for details:

$50 Cancellation Fee

Other contact information:

Bill Pickett Master Trainer, (865) 567-4837 bbpickett@tds.net

Linda Pickett Senior Tranier, (865) 414-7334 Lpickett@tds.net




REGISTRATION FOR Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor Training Space is limited, register soon
Workshop Cost: $250 Registration Contact: Viola Everett 734-770-5972 monroetaichi@gmail.com
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Registration Deadline is Mon February 20, 2017, no refunds after deadline.