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Product Description

8 Virtual Private Lessons with Dr Lam (scroll down to see the first free lesson) 
We invite you to take the first step on your journey to better health and wellness. Within the comfort of your home, Dr Lam will guide you, step-by-step, through each movement.

Free first lesson

Discover what tai chi is all about, why Dr Lam created this program and the benefits you can gain from practicing Tai Chi for Beginners.

In this DVD, Dr Lam will teach you the forms from different angles — with close ups, repetitions and diagrams — while dividing each form into small sections so you can follow along with ease. Throughout the lessons, Dr Lam will explain the tai chi principles and how to use them to improve your tai chi

After an introduction about tai chi, the contents and the benefits you can gain from learning Tai Chi for Beginners, Dr Lam will teach four Qigong exercises for energy and relaxation, followed by foundation movements designed to ease you into the tai chi set. At the end of the DVD, Dr Lam demonstrates the entire set with both front- and back- on views

Dr Paul Lam, an Australian family physician and tai chi expert, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health. He is a well recognised teacher, and the author of several books on tai chi and best-selling instructional tai chi DVDs. His tai chi programs have impacted millions worldwide.

The Six Easy Steps
Step 1. Warming up exercises
Step 2. Gentle stretching exercises.
Step 3. Cooling down exercises
Step 4. Four Qigong Exercises
Step 5. Five Foundational Movements
Step 6. The Beginner's Set


Digital download for each lesson

The original 6 language version (English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian and German).  Please contact service@tchi.org to order, or for more information


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  1. Energizing 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Dec 2016

    I now have the time to devote to learning Tai Chi and have been attending a local class for a little while. I bought the DVD for Tai Chi for Beginners to help me to learn the basic moves and principles at home as well. I am very pleased and excited that I can easily follow Dr Lam and I am already feeling the benefits. I hope to purchase other lessons as I progress and use them to improve each day.

  2. Tai Chi for Beginners 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th Nov 2016

    So far i am enjoying the DVD. I have Parkinsons Disease and am finding the DVD easy to follow but am taking it slow, ie I do not move on until I have mastered each exercise. Once i have learnt one exercise then i move on. I can't do all the exercise as my balance in some exercises needs improvement and hopefully this will happen as i go along. To date i am not doing it daily (only because my lifestyle is very busy) so i know i need to make an effort to do the Tai Chi daily. But, so far i am finding the Tai Chi for beginners easy to follow. I have not yet done the Tai Chi for Arthritis so cannot comment on that.

  3. TaiChi for Beginners review 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Nov 2016

    Love this DVD, very informative and easy to follow!

  4. good for beginners 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 31st Oct 2016

    it is good for beginners

  5. Tai Chi beginner 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Sep 2016

    Great way to begin Tai Chi. Thanks!

  6. so easy to follow 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Aug 2016

    I have always wanted to do Tai Chi but I am so uncoordinated. Tai Chi for beginners is perfect, I can do it at my own pace and learn the forms without making a fool of myself.

  7. A compete well being 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Aug 2016

    We have always wanted to do Tai chi, but have been unable to find a teacher with a deep understanding of Tai chi philosophy.
    Dr Lam teaches the fundamental of Tai chi movements as well as the total well being. After each lesson we feel we have achieved in looking after our body and our mind.
    The DVD's lessons are very well set out, with a clear and precise method of teaching by Dr Lam.
    Thank you Dr Lam and your team.

  8. A perfect start. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Aug 2016

    I found this dvd very helpful and informative. I have start tai chi once a week in my home town and the instructor follows Dr Lam. I can now practice at home as well as going to my weekly class.

  9. Good to learn moves and practise at home 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jun 2016

    I first saw Dr Lam's DVD's on the internet when I was searching for how to do Tai Chi. Before I purchased Tai Chi for Beginners, I began a class for older adults, in Tai Chi, and was happy when I discovered the teacher was using Dr Lam's DVD's in our lessons. So much easier to learn with our teacher and also being able to see Dr Lam's DVD's as we learn.

    I now put the DVD on daily, and practise at home as well as also attending my weekly class. I am extremely happy I decided to do Tai Chi, as I am not very physically active, and have found that I have much more energy and determination to move my body in a relaxed way. It is very calming on the mind and body, and very comfortable and quite easy to do. I intend to follow and practise Tai Chi as long as I am able, whether in classes or with Dr Lam's DVD at home.

    Most of my fellow students have been doing Tai Chi for years, using Dr Lam's DVD's and are quite elderly. I am 67, quite a few years younger than my class mates, however, I am enjoying their company, and am definitely making huge improvements in my flexibility and muscle strength. I also enjoy being able to watch and follow the DVD at home, at my leisure.

  10. Perfect for beginners 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Jun 2016

    This is the perfect approach for anyone wanting to become acquainted with the fundamentals of the ancient practice of tai chi. The DVD is well-planned: each lesson is methodically and didactically well-structured and easy to follow. I highly recommend it. Thank you Dr Lam!

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