Programs

Dreams Programs

The experiences we choose to include in our lives are among the greatest influences in the manners in which our lives unfold. While even a single experience can influence our perspectives and pathways far more powerful and impactful are those that repeat in our lives.

As a simple example one who chooses to lose weight could have the most amazing physical workout ever for several hours straight, yet the true ability to achieve and maintain the weight they desire far more likely rests in the integration of a proper workout or activity regimen over time and achieving an appropriate balance of the food and beverages they consume.

Each of us has developed patterns of interaction with the world around us that have led to the lives we are living today. Should we be living the life of our dreams we will be best served to change little that exists within them; should our life be something short of the life of our dreams in even a single if not multiple aspects of our life among the greatest keys to the changes we desire rest in the continued engagement in experiences that empower us to create the changes we desire.

The programs Dreams Life and Wellness Center provides are intended to be exactly that; recurring experiences in alignment with us reflecting on our lives, helping to clarify what we truly desire and walking with those who choose whatever aspects of their life differently until the changes they desire are complete.

As the only limit to what we can be, do or have in our lives rests in the perspectives we hold within us how grateful we are to provide ever more stepping stones capable of assisting those who choose to experience whatever changes they desire within their lives.

Upcoming Programs:

Nov 2019

Original Tai Chi Fundamentals® Form Training Performed Standing Course Three – 11/01/2019 - 11/02/2019

COURSE THREE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: proficiency in elements taught in TCF Adapted Program Training Course One

Teaches all elements required for TCF Level Three Certification. Participants review Basic Moves and TCF Adapted Program Short Form and learn Parts 2 and 3 of the original TCF Form. Includes teaching practicums, techniques for using TCF with specific populations, advanced training in sensing qi.

The course includes presentations by certified instructors on program applications in group settings and as therapeutic assessment and intervention tools. This course qualifies as partial contact hours fulfillment for TCF Instructor Certification Level Three.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

1) Review the TCF Basic Moves

2) Learn all three sections of the Original TCF form.

3) Describe TCF’s rationale, biomechanics & functional benefits.

4) Apply TCF’s mind/body principles in a variety of settings.

5) Lead advanced exercises for sensing qi (life energy.)

APPLICATIONS

Balance dysfunction, orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation, pain management, sports cross training, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, medically complex, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and special populations. Use in hospitals, sub-acute, outpatient clinics ,and home care. Teach groups of all ages and fitness levels in community wellness classes, health clubs, tai chi & martial arts schools, senior centers and long term care facilities.

COURSE CONTENT

 TCF PROGRAM ADVANCED APPLICATIONS

o Breathing, posture, functional relaxation

o Flexibility & strengthening: Upper and Lower extremity

o Mobility: ambulation, weight shifting, transitional movements

o Neuromuscular re-education: spinal stabilization, coordinatio

o Balance, double and single leg

 SUPINE/ SEATED APPLICATIONS

o ROM Dance Range of Motion and Relaxation Program

o Pain management o Breathing and Relaxation Exercises, Sensing Qi

 TEACHING PRACTICUM

 PROGRAM ADAPTATIONS AND APPLICATIONS: THERAPEUTIC AND GROUP WELLNESS SETTINGS

 CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

AUDIENCE
Physical and Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Activity Directors,
Recreational and Fitness Professionals, Tai Chi and other Martial Arts
Instructors, and Alternative Health Practitioners

Approved for 12 CEUS by Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.

Friday 11:00am – 6:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm

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Dreams are meant to be lived.