Improve Your Physical and Mental Success with Tai Chi
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Improve Your Physical and Mental Success with Tai Chi

Learn Tai Chi to improve your physical performance and balance your emotions. Tai Chi for beginners course.
4.6 (79 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.
1,803 students enrolled
Created by Ramel Rones
Published 10/2012
English
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Includes:
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 16 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn a powerful and simple Tai Chi Form
  • Become much more flexible
  • Learn to meditate for stress reduction
  • Learn the benefits of deep breathing
  • Become stronger and more generally fit
  • Develop better balance
  • Reduce and prevent injuries
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Requirements
  • An interest in becoming more fit, more flexible and more relaxed
  • Willingness to invest 10-20 minutes a day in ones well being to enjoy life more
  • A small comfortable space in your house, apartment, office where you can learn and practice
Description

Do you want to become more fit, more flexible and more relaxed?

This complete 10-week Tai Chi for beginners course taught by Rami Rones will teach you in a simple, step-by-step proven method an important Tai Chi form.  You will go much deeper than just learning the Tai Chi form.  You will learn various stretches and movements to become more flexible and stronger.  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 this Tai Chi for Beginners course. You will experience the same teaching he has done with the thousands of elite athletes, adults, teenagers, “weekend warriors”, martial artists and others to become more successful and confident.

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 10-20 minutes a day over a 10 week period, you will learn Tai Chi, its basic concepts and you will become stronger, more flexible and much more relaxed.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in becoming stronger, more flexible and in reducing stress
  • People with little time or interest in going to the gym and taking classes
  • Stay at home moms (and dads)
  • Weekend warriors
  • Competitive (and not so competitive) athletes
  • People who travel frequently
  • Anyone who has wondered about the power of the eastern philosophy but didn't know how to get started
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
4 Lectures 04:58

How To Use This Course- Please Print this PDF (you must be enrolled to print it)
7 pages

Log Sheets to Record Your Practice- Print this PDF (you must be enrolled to print it)
10 pages

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"Mountain Stance"
14 Lectures 33:48
Learn "Mountain" Stance
03:03

Practice "Mountain" Stance
02:22

Review the Tai Chi Form
01:16

Learn "Lower Energy Center" Visualization
01:49

Practice "Lower Energy Center" Visualization
02:13


Practice "Wing" Breath
02:42

Learn "Iron on the Wall"
03:31

Practice "Iron on the Wall"
02:22

Learn "Mountain" Stance Meditation with the "3 Forces Unification;" Heaven, Human and Earth
02:26

Practice "Mountain" Stance Meditation with the "3 Forces Unification;" Heaven, Human and Earth
02:22

Bonus Insight—Learn "Lower Energy Center" Visualization with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:09

Bonus Insight—Practice "Lower Energy Center" Visualization with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:22

Material to Print for "Mountain Stance"
6 pages
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"Begin Tai Chi"
14 Lectures 39:08
Learn "Begin Tai Chi"
06:01

Practice "Begin Tai Chi"
02:58

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "Begin Tai Chi"
02:13

Learn "Upper Two Gates" Visualization
02:35

Practice "Upper Two Gates" Visualization
02:23

Learn "Lower Two Gates" Visualization
01:57

Practice "Lower Two Gates" Visualization
02:23

Learn "Four Gates" Visualization
01:55

Practice "Four Gates" Visualization
02:08

Learn "Up and Down Like the Moon and the Sun"
05:06

Practice "Up and Down Like the Moon and the Sun"
02:27

Bonus Insight—Learn "Begin Tai Chi" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:32

Bonus Insight—Practice "Begin Tai Chi" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
04:30

Material to Print for "Begin Tai Chi"
8 pages
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"Grind"
12 Lectures 39:38
Learn "Grind"
04:09

Practice "Grind"
01:47

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "Grind"
02:59

Learn "Empty-Full Moon"
05:21

Practice "Empty-Full Moon"
05:15

Learn "Chair Twist"
05:34

Practice "Chair Twist"
02:53

Learn "Grind" with a chair between your legs
02:49

Practice "Grind" With a Chair Between Your Legs
02:42

Bonus Insight- Learn "Grind" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:29

Bonus Insight- Practice "Grind" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
03:40

Material to Print for "Grind"
5 pages
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"Crane Spreads Its Wings"
16 Lectures 36:47

Practice "Crane Spreads It's Wings"
01:56

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "Crane Spreads It's Wings"
04:38

Learn "Cat" Stance From Side to Side
01:27

Practice "Cat" Stance From Side to Side
01:35

Learn "Crane's Wings" Both Up
02:43

Practice "Crane's Wings" Both Up
01:11

Learn "Crane's Wings" Both Down
01:51

Practice "Crane's Wings" Both Down
01:22

Learn "Crane's Wings" Up and Down
01:38

Practice "Crane's Wings" Up and Down
03:02

Learn "Crane Spreads its Wings" From Side to Side
01:15

Practice "Crane Spreads its Wings" From Side to Side
02:00

Bonus Insight- Learn the "Heron"
04:01

Bonus Insight- Practice the "Heron"
05:06

Material to Print for "Crane Spreads Its Wings"
2 pages
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"2 Blocks and Brush Knee & Step Forward"
12 Lectures 32:54
Learn the "2 Blocks" and "Brush Knee & Step Forward"
03:34

Practice the "2 Blocks" and "Brush Knee & Step Forward"
01:31

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "2 Blocks" and "Brush Knee and Step Forward"
04:44

Learn the "Two Blocks"
03:08

Practice the "Two Blocks"
01:24

Learn Tai Chi "Back" Stance to Tai Chi "Front" Stance Legs Only
03:29


Learn "Brush Knee and Step Forward" On Both Sides
03:56

Practice "Brush Knee and Step Forward" On Both Sides
02:11

Bonus Insight- Learn "Vitamin H"
05:09

Bonus Insight- Practice "Vitamin H"
02:32

Material to Print for "2 Blocks and Brush Knee and Step Forward"
2 pages
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"Cloud Hands"
12 Lectures 40:35
Learn "Cloud Hands"
04:34

Practice "Cloud Hands"
01:36

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "Cloud Hands"
04:46

Learn "Cloud Hands" Legs Only
04:39

Practice "Cloud Hands" Legs Only
04:31

Learn "Cloud Hands" Arms Only
04:43

Practice "Cloud Hands" Arms Only
01:21

Learn "Cloud Hands" Arms & Legs to Both Sides: Left and Right
02:52

Practice "Cloud Hands" Arms & Legs To Both Sides: Left & Right
03:20

Bonus Insight- Learn "Cloud Hands" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
05:46

Bonus Insight- Practice "Cloud Hands" with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:27

Material to Print for "Cloud Hands"
1 page
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"The Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom"
10 Lectures 22:56
Learn the "Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom"
04:39

Practice the "Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom"
01:13

Reveiw the Tai Chi Form Through the Transition" Form Through the Transition Form with Pick up Needle from the Sea Bottom
04:26

Learn the "Transition" Form to Both Sides
02:01

Practice "Transition" Form to Both Sides
03:02

Learn the "Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From Sea Bottom" Side to Side
01:15

Practice the "Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From Sea Bottom" Side to Side
01:45

Bonus Insight- Learn "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom": Sitting, Standing; From Side to Side with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:26

Bonus Insight- Practice the "Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom"; Sitting, Standing; From Side to Side with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
02:09

Material to Print for "The Transition" Form with "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom"
1 page
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"Fan Back"
10 Lectures 26:57
Learn "Fan Back"
01:32

Practice "Fan Back"
00:41

Review the Tai Chi Form Through "Fan Back"
05:32

Learn "Fan Back" Legs Only
03:22

Practice "Fan Back" Legs Only To Both Sides
01:20

Learn "Fan Back" From Side to Side
04:11

Practice "Fan Back" From Side to Side
02:50

Bonus Insight- Learn "Pick Up Needle From the Sea Bottom" & "Fan Back' with a Round Object or a Tai Chi Ball
03:49


Material to Print for "Fan Back"
1 page
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"Nourish and Close Tai Chi"
11 Lectures 39:05
Learn "Nourish and Close Tai Chi"
04:29

Practice "Nourish and Close Tai Chi"
02:17

Rami Tai Chi
06:56

Learn "Front" Stance to "Tiger" Stance Both Sides
01:23

Practice "Front" Stance to "Tiger" Stance Both Sides
01:41

Learn "Tiger" Stance Side to Side
04:49

Practice "Tiger" Stance Side to Side
01:06

Bonus Insight- Learn "Cleansing & Nourishing" Moving Meditation
07:32

Bonus Insight- Practice "Cleansing" Moving Meditation
04:19


Material to Print for "Nourish and Close Tai Chi"
3 pages
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About the Instructor
Ramel Rones
4.7 Average rating
116 Reviews
3,035 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.