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Do you suffer from upper back pain? Would you like to find a safe way to improve your quality of life?
This course, Ramel (Rami) Rones will guide you through a series of stretches, movements and elements of Tai Chi and Qi Gong that will help you recover from acute back pain as well as long term chronic pain. In addition, you will learn the power of deep breathing and meditation and will become more relaxed, lowering any stress you may have.
Rami has synthesized over 30 years of Tai Chi and mind-body teaching and practice to create his Relieve and End Back Pain courses. You will experience the same teaching he has done with the thousands of elite athletes, adults, teenagers, “weekend warriors”, martial artists and others to live a more pain free life.
He has designed a number of medical clinical trials such as the investigation of the benefits of Tai Chi and Fibromyalgia, Tai Chi and Knee Osteoarthritis. Much of his research design is also included in this course. His Fibromyalgia and Tai Chi study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and featured in the New York Times.
You will also benefit from his extensive teaching at the internationally recognized Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Tufts Medical Center and the Boston Medical Center where he continues to help patients deal with, and recover from, a wide variety of ailments and and the side effects that often occur with various treatments.
Rami’s incredible knowledge, teaching ability and engaging personality makes this Tai Chi for Beginners course a joy for anyone interested in improving their physical and mental well-being.
By investing 20 minutes a day you will greatly improve your quality of life and enjoy activities that you have not been able to enjoy.
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|Section 1: Getting Started, and Welcome|
Welcome to This Course
|Section 2: Emergency Relief - Dealing with Acute Pain|
Learn to Massage your Shoulders, Arms, and Neck
Practice: Massage your Shoulders, Arms, and Neck
Learn the Emergency Posture for the Upper Back
Practice: The Emergency Posture for the Upper Back
|Section 3: Warming Up and Stretching - Freeing the Skeleton from Soft Tissue Tension|
Learn Walk Like a WarriorPreview
Practice: Walk Like a Warrior
Learn Iron on the Wall
Practice: Iron on the Wall
Learn the Rainbow Stretch
Practice: The Rainbow Stretch
Learn Roll the Shoulders Forward and Backward
Practice: Roll the Shoulders Forward and Backward
Learn Hold the Neck to the Left and to the Right
Practice: Hold the Neck to the Left and to the Right
Learn Hold the Lateral Head Tilt
Practice: Hold the Lateral Head TiltPreview
Learn Hold the Head Up and Down at 12 o'clock
Practice: Hold the Head Up and Down at 12 o'clock
Learn Hold the Head Right and Down at 1 o'clock
Practice: Hold the Head Right and Down at 1 o'clock
Learn Hold the Head Left and Down at 11 o'clock
Practice: Hold the Head Left and Down at 11 o'clock
Learn Look to the Left and Look to the Right
Practice: Look to the Left and Look to the Right
|Section 4: Moving Stretches for Upper Back, Shoulder, Neck, and Head Relief|
Learn Heron Picks Up the Fish
Practice: Heron Picks Up the Fish
Learn Eagle Drinks the Water
Practice: Eagle Drinks the Water
Learn Lateral Head Tilts
Practice: Lateral Head Tilts
Learn Rhinoceros Looks to the Moon
Practice: Rhinoceros Looks to the Moon
Learn Around the World
Practice: Around the World
|Section 5: Mindful Postures for Relaxing the Upper Back|
Learn The Lower Energy Center Vizualization
Practice: The Lower Energy Center VizualizationPreview
Practice: Iron on the Wall with Neck Turns
Learn Elbows Over Head
Practice: Elbows Over Head
Learn Elbows Behind Back
Practice: Elbows Behind Back
Learn The Pretzel
Practice: The Pretzel
Learn Vitamin H Stretch
Practice: Vitamin H Stretch
Learn Sunrise Nourishing Meditation
Practice: Sunrise Nourishing Meditation
|Section 6: Building Strength to Improve Posture|
Learn Up and Down from a Chair
Practice: Up and Down from a Chair
Learn Wall Push Ups
Practice: Wall Push Ups
|Section 7: Advanced Methods for Prevention and Relief|
Learn The Advanced Three Musketeers
Practice: The Advanced Three Musketeers
Learn Rotate the Arms in Different DIrections
Practice: Rotate the Arms in Different DIrections
Learn Drilling for Health - The Baguazhang Movement
Practice: Drilling for Health - The Baguazhang Movement
Learn Eagle Looking for Prey
Practice: Eagle Looking for Prey
Learn Forward Spine Waves
Practice: Forward Spine Waves
Learn The Spine Meditation
Practice: The Spine Meditation
|Section 8: Supplementary Material|
Ramel Rones Resume
Practice Log Sheets
Teacher at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Medical Center, and Tufts Medical Center.
Designed the intervention for multiple research studies to examine Tai Chi's effect on Fibromyalgia and Knee Osteoarthritis. Co-author. Randomized Trial of Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia. New England Journal of Medicine. 2010; 363;8. Featured in the New York Times. Co-author. Effect of Tai Chi in Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatology. 2005; 44: 685-687.
Best selling author of the Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.