Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor Certification Training - Level 1
- Pavones Tai Chi School - Pavones, Costa Rica
- Pavones, Costa Rica
- Mar 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 (31 days)
- $1650 - $3500
Level I Instructor Certification Training for original Chen Family Tai Chi (taijiquan) in the tradition of 19th generation lineage Grandmaster Wang Xi’an. This 150 hour accelerated learning course includes:
Jibengong - Foundation Training
You will learn how to apply tai chi principles and theory in the following 6 training methods:
How to Stand - learn how to align your body with gravity to relax and conserve energy – the key to all tai chi postures and movements
How to Breathe - tai chi’s specific breathing method to energize your whole body for vibrant health & well being
How to Loosen Up - a series of gentle joint rotation exercises to loosen up muscles and joints, increase circulation, relieve and prevent joint pain and injuries, and reverse the effects of aging
How to Silk Reel - Silk reeling is tai chi’s continually spiraling/coiling whole body movements. Silk reeling strengthens and tones muscles, tendons, and ligaments, cultivates powerful qi (vital energy) circulation, improves cardiovascular and lymphatic function, and heals and prevents soft tissue injuries – the healthiest and most intelligent way to exercise the whole body
How to Stretch Your Back - a simple spinal stretch performed while standing to increase spinal mobility and correct alignment of spinal vertebrae – the BEST EXERCISE to relieve and prevent back pain and restore youthful spinal pliability for life
How to Stand Quietly - a simple method of standing to cultivate stillness and total relaxation of body and mind – sometimes referred to as Standing Meditation
Laojia Yilu - Old Frame First Routine - Part 1 (16 Postures)
Laojia Yilu contains all of tai chi’s health giving and self defense techniques. This solo routine is the basis for Chen style tai chi, and the origin of all other major tai chi styles. You will learn each posture separately with specific details on how to relax, proper structural alignment, continuous full body movement, and self defense applications.
How to Teach
From the first class, you will develop teaching skills through a variety of partner training exercises, assistant teaching, and leading a group in numerous mock teaching scenarios.
Dr. Bob Bacher has studied and taught tai chi, qigong, karate, yoga, and meditation since 1969. He is a 20th generation lineage teacher of Grandmaster Wang Xi’an’s system of Chen style tai chi. Dr. Bacher combines 35 years clinical expertise as a Chiropractor with his extensive martial art background to teach Chen style tai chi for both health and self defense.
Training only: $1,500 US
With lodging at Casa Mares Beach House (maximum occupancy: 4)
Single occupancy - $2,100 US Double - $1,800 Triple - $1,700 Quadruple - $1,650
With lodging at Pavones Riviera - beautiful villas surrounded by superbly maintained gardens
Single occupancy - $3,500 US Double - $2,500 Triple - $2,300
Both lodging facilities include full kitchens and are a few minutes walk to restaurants, shops, beach…
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50% deposit due January 2 Full payment due February 1
Upon receipt of payment we will send you an email explaining travel to Costa Rica, what to bring, etc.
Level II - Form Parts 2 & 3 and Review of Level I Training
Level III - Form Parts 4,5, & 6 and Review of Levels I & II
Any questions please address to Dr. Bob Bacher at firstname.lastname@example.org