TAI CHI F.I.T.: Level 1 Certification
In this lab-intensive, Level 1 Certification, Dr.
Burns will approach the problems of chronic pain and other comorbidities with
movement techniques that utilize the biopsychosocial model of health care. In 12
hours, packed full of insights and meticulous, live demonstrations, you will
study the evidence-based interventions to effectively strengthen and heal your
Dr. Burns will dynamically present the rich history and empowering philosophy
behind these mind-body practices. He will instruct on how to utilize these
martial and healing art practices for improving not only patients’ health and
wellness but also to maximize your own physical and emotional performance. Dr.
Burns blends the evidence with case examples in a teaching style that reflects
his passion and conviction to improve upon the health of people of all ages and
OBJECTIVES of SEMINAR
Describe the importance of the biopsychosocial model of health care.
Identify the benefits of Tai Chi F.I.T. and Qigong F.I.T. in a variety of
State the history, philosophy, physiology, and marital arts/functional movement
principles of Tai Chi F.I.T. and Qigong F.I.T
Demonstrate the ability to safely utilize both Tai Chi F.I.T. and Qigong F.I.T.
for Rehab, Fitness, and Athletic Performance to receive the Level 1:
Mind-Body-Movement Specialist Certification.
Discuss numerous ancient and modern day exercises that can be utilized by your
patients/clients for rehabilitation and prevention of disease and injury.
JOHN R BURNS, PT, DPT, MS, LAC
John Burns DPT, MPT, MSOM, Dipl-Ac is a nationally recognized as instructor of
both Tai Chi F.I.T. and Qigong F.I.T. He has over 30 years of experience in
mind-body exercises and therapies. With his vast experience he has developed
programs for physical therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists,
physicians, and nurses. Dr. Burns provides instruction of mind-body exercises in
community and rehab settings, psychiatric hospitals, and to physical therapy
students at Marquette University, as well as, teaches students of Oriental
Medicine at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. His seminars blend the
evidence and his experience with a teaching style that reflects his passion and
conviction to improve upon the health of people of all ages and abilities. He is
the founding director of the Academy of Mind-Body-Movement and this Level 1:
Mind-Body-Movement Specialist certification course. Dr. Burns is also currently
the Clinical Coordinator of Acupuncture and Mind-Body Exercises at Aurora Health
Care. He holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of
Colorado Medical School and a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine degree
from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. With his extensive knowledge and
experience in both Western and Eastern medicine he developed this program to
help empower you in your continued efforts to provide optimal
a highly beneficial session that had several positions that can be used with
both of my two areas of SNF in patients and out patients. I appreciated the
presenter's enthusiasm and humor that made this session edifying and enjoyable.
Excellent Session! (10+ on a scale of 1-10).”
-Zendra Nichols, Session attendee 2016
“I have found a passion for Tai Chi through this presentation and will be going
forward to become certified in Tai Chi F.I.T. - Great format and great
-Megan Uberger, Session attendee 2016
-Cynthia Cooper, Session attendee 2016
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Physical Therapist Assistants
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
Nursing Home Administrators
Restorative Team Members
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
CREDITS - CE Approvals
This course has been pre-approved for 12 hours of continuing education by NCCAP
(approval # NCCAP32162-18).
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer
continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider
#P3097. 12 CEUs will be awarded.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s
Professional Education Committee certifies that Vyne Education, LLC. meets the
criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider Status from (2016-December 2019).
Providership #650699. This Continuing Education offering meets the criteria for
12 credit hours of ACSM Continuing Education Credit.
Nursing Home Administrators
This program has been submitted (but not yet
approved) for Continuing Education for 12 total clock hours from NAB/NCERS. Call
Vyne Education, LLC. at 1-800-397-0180 for further information.
Nursing Home Administrators: Kansas: This program has been approved by
the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services for 12 hours Maximum
Resident Care Hours for Salt Lake, UT on 3/28/2017-3/29/2017, Approval
##PA44995, Denver, CO on 3/30/2017-3/31/2017, #PA44996. Approval #.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider
of continuing education. This course is offered for 1.2 AOTA CEUs. The
assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content,
products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Intermediate,
Category 1: Domain of OT, 2: Occupational Therapy Process.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Kansas: This program has
been approved by the Kansas Physical Therapy Association for 12 hours (Approval
#CEUL010558) for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required
by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional
organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and
contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.
All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring
the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.
Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates
will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the
educational offering and evaluation form.
Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are
offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's
attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended
certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be
provided upon calling Vyne Education.
ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at
least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or
distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -