Alleviate Upper Back and Neck Pain with Tai Chi & QiGong
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Alleviate Upper Back and Neck Pain with Tai Chi & QiGong

Learn essential Tai Chi, QiGong, and Mind-Body techniques to relieve, end & prevent upper back pain & other conditions
4.4 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
159 students enrolled
Created by Ramel Rones
Last updated 7/2014
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $30 Discount: 67% off
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Relieve and end your upper back pain
  • Provide the tools that will allow you to live a more enjoyable and pain free life
  • Prevent future injuries to your upper back
  • Learn basic Tai Chi & Qi Gong techniques
  • Learn to relax and reduce stress
  • Learn some meditation and deep breathing techniques
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Requirements
  • Willingness to invest 20 minutes a day to relieve and end your upper back pain
Description

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who suffers from acute or chronic upper back pain
  • People who sit at a desk much of the time and have upper back pain and stiffness
  • People who would like to be more active again
  • Stay at home moms
  • Athletes who have recurring upper back pain
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Curriculum For This Course
67 Lectures
02:52:46
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Getting Started, and Welcome
2 Lectures 07:14

Welcome to This Course
04:41
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Emergency Relief - Dealing with Acute Pain
4 Lectures 13:39
Learn to Massage your Shoulders, Arms, and Neck
03:17

Practice: Massage your Shoulders, Arms, and Neck
05:00

Learn the Emergency Posture for the Upper Back
01:40

Practice: The Emergency Posture for the Upper Back
03:42
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Warming Up and Stretching - Freeing the Skeleton from Soft Tissue Tension
20 Lectures 51:47

Practice: Walk Like a Warrior
05:15

Learn Iron on the Wall
04:13

Practice: Iron on the Wall
02:18

Learn the Rainbow Stretch
05:40

Practice: The Rainbow Stretch
05:03

Learn Roll the Shoulders Forward and Backward
01:32

Practice: Roll the Shoulders Forward and Backward
01:40

Learn Hold the Neck to the Left and to the Right
00:54

Practice: Hold the Neck to the Left and to the Right
02:15

Learn Hold the Lateral Head Tilt
02:01


Learn Hold the Head Up and Down at 12 o'clock
03:45

Practice: Hold the Head Up and Down at 12 o'clock
01:45

Learn Hold the Head Right and Down at 1 o'clock
01:45

Practice: Hold the Head Right and Down at 1 o'clock
01:13

Learn Hold the Head Left and Down at 11 o'clock
00:44

Practice: Hold the Head Left and Down at 11 o'clock
01:16

Learn Look to the Left and Look to the Right
03:27

Practice: Look to the Left and Look to the Right
01:26
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Moving Stretches for Upper Back, Shoulder, Neck, and Head Relief
10 Lectures 16:59
Learn Heron Picks Up the Fish
02:04

Practice: Heron Picks Up the Fish
01:14

Learn Eagle Drinks the Water
01:34

Practice: Eagle Drinks the Water
01:54

Learn Lateral Head Tilts
02:09

Practice: Lateral Head Tilts
01:18

Learn Rhinoceros Looks to the Moon
01:42

Practice: Rhinoceros Looks to the Moon
01:07

Learn Around the World
01:37

Practice: Around the World
02:20
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Mindful Postures for Relaxing the Upper Back
13 Lectures 34:20
Learn The Lower Energy Center Vizualization
05:20


Practice: Iron on the Wall with Neck Turns
02:15

Learn Elbows Over Head
02:21

Practice: Elbows Over Head
01:12

Learn Elbows Behind Back
01:32

Practice: Elbows Behind Back
01:08

Learn The Pretzel
02:45

Practice: The Pretzel
02:24

Learn Vitamin H Stretch
02:57

Practice: Vitamin H Stretch
01:43

Learn Sunrise Nourishing Meditation
02:13

Practice: Sunrise Nourishing Meditation
05:00
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Building Strength to Improve Posture
4 Lectures 11:54
Learn Up and Down from a Chair
02:54

Practice: Up and Down from a Chair
02:19

Learn Wall Push Ups
03:40

Practice: Wall Push Ups
03:01
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Advanced Methods for Prevention and Relief
12 Lectures 33:53
Learn The Advanced Three Musketeers
02:48

Practice: The Advanced Three Musketeers
03:40

Learn Rotate the Arms in Different DIrections
01:50

Practice: Rotate the Arms in Different DIrections
00:58

Learn Drilling for Health - The Baguazhang Movement
02:38

Practice: Drilling for Health - The Baguazhang Movement
02:14

Learn Eagle Looking for Prey
01:58

Practice: Eagle Looking for Prey
01:32

Learn Forward Spine Waves
04:10

Practice: Forward Spine Waves
03:03

Learn The Spine Meditation
04:07

Practice: The Spine Meditation
04:55
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Supplementary Material
2 Lectures 00:00
Ramel Rones Resume
1 page

Practice Log Sheets
2 pages
About the Instructor
Ramel Rones
4.7 Average rating
133 Reviews
3,172 Students
7 Courses
Teacher and best selling author of Tai Chi books and DVDs

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.