Ralph Dehner offers workshops across the country to train and certify health and fitness professionals to teach tai chi in their communities and organizations.
As a Master Trainer in the Tai Chi for Health Institute, Ralph trains new instructors to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Rehabilitation, Tai Chi for Diabetes, and other specialized tai chi programs developed by Dr. Paul Lam to be safe and easy to teach, while maximizing the health benefits.
Ralph also offers intermediate and advanced skill-builder workshops for tai chi instructors and practitioners to deepen tai chi practice.
Review Ralph's workshop schedule below, and subscribe to his monthly Qi Mail to find out when Ralph will be in a city near you.
Upcoming Workshops & Retreats with Ralph Dehner
Tai Chi at the Beach
3rd Annual Beach Retreat on Edisto Island, SC
September 26 - 30, 2022
Join Master Trainer Ralph Dehner for an exploration of Traditional Sun Style Tai Chi. Learn and practice the Sun 38 while enjoying hiking, biking, and beach walking in this quiet resort island.
SELF-PACED PLUS IN-PERSON
Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention Instructor Training
plus updates in TCA & TCR
August 20, 2022 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Self-paced Stage 1 Due Aug. 15
Become certified to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis, a valuable tai chi for health sequence recognized for its effectiveness by the CDC. Stage 1 is a self-paced virtual program created by Dr. Lam; Stage 2 is a 1-day in-person workshop with Master Trainer Ralph Dehner. Learn and practice teaching techniques that will allow you to share this highly beneficial program with participants of all abilities.
Register soon. Stage 1 takes 20 - 35 hours depending on participant familiarity with the sequence and must be completed by August 15.
Please email Ralph for information on in-person TCA or TCR updates
Introduction to Traditional Sun Style Tai Chi
Saturday, August 27 11:00 - 2:00 Eastern
Discover the origins of our Tai Chi for Arthritis sequence and learn the Sun 13 as practiced in Traditional Sun Style Tai Chi.This is an intermediate workshop that would be enjoyable for anyone who knows Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 1 and 2 or Sun 73. Space is limited.