Tai Chi for Arthritis: 12 Lessons with Dr Paul Lam

Watch Tai Chi for Arthritis: 12 Lessons with Dr Paul Lam

  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Dr. Lam, along with a team of Tai Chi and medical experts, created the program Tai Chi for Arthritis and Pain Relief in 1996. Tai Chi is an internal martial art which originated in China. There is medical evidence that Tai Chi can improve physical and mental well being. In this show Dr. Lam will teach you Tai Chi with step by step instructions. Dr. Lam will also discuss the history and benefits of each movement. This program will make you feel as if you are a participant in one of Dr. Lam's classes. Dr. Lam combines almost two decades into creating this step by step Tai Chi program. The program will feature a revised series of warm up lessons and will explain classical Tai Chi movements in order to increase your understanding. Studies have shown that when Tai Chi is practiced regularly it can relieve the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Dr. Lam's program will also focus on reducing the effects of stress on the body and mind as well as achieving an overall calmness from this soft style martial art.

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Lesson 12
12. Lesson 12
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this final episode of the series, we review all of the movements learnt in the series so far and combine them to complete the flow sequence.
Lesson 11
11. Lesson 11
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before practicing the flow sequence in its entirety the opposite direction.
Lesson 10
10. Lesson 10
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning four additional moves to complete the flow sequence.
Lesson 9
9. Lesson 9
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning the longest movement in the series so far.
Lesson 8
8. Lesson 8
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning new movements to incorporate in the flow sequence.
Lesson 7
7. Lesson 7
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning a number of extension movements to be combined with the flow sequence.
Lesson 6
6. Lesson 6
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before continuing on to the core movements in the opposite direction (including "wave hands", "open/closed" and "closed" forms).
Lesson 5
5. Lesson 5
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. Now that we have learned the basic six core movements in the flow sequence, in this episode we will begin to practice the flow in the opposite direction.
Lesson 4
4. Lesson 4
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning movements five and six, as well as a breathing method that can be combined with all of the movements in the flow sequence.
Lesson 3
3. Lesson 3
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning the fourth movement in the flow sequence.
Lesson 2
2. Lesson 2
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we begin with a warm up before learning the third movement in the flow sequence.
Lesson 1
1. Lesson 1
November 5, 2013
Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis program is supported by arthritis foundations around the world and has helped over one million people improve their health and quality of life. In this episode, we learn the origins and benefits of tai chi, followed by a warm up. We then learn the first two movements in the flow sequence.
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Dr. Lam, along with a team of Tai Chi and medical experts, created the program Tai Chi for Arthritis and Pain Relief in 1996. Tai Chi is an internal martial art which originated in China. There is medical evidence that Tai Chi can improve physical and mental well being. In this show Dr. Lam will teach you Tai Chi with step by step instructions. Dr. Lam will also discuss the history and benefits of each movement. This program will make you feel as if you are a participant in one of Dr. Lam's classes.

Dr. Lam combines almost two decades into creating this step by step Tai Chi program. The program will feature a revised series of warm up lessons and will explain classical Tai Chi movements in order to increase your understanding.

Studies have shown that when Tai Chi is practiced regularly it can relieve the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Dr. Lam's program will also focus on reducing the effects of stress on the body and mind as well as achieving an overall calmness from this soft style martial art.

  • Premiere Date
    November 5, 2013