Dr Paul Lam, a retired Australian family physician, is an well recognised tai chi teacher and researcher. Dr Paul Lam is the author and co-author of 24 papers published in peer reviewed journals, and has written four books: “Overcoming Arthritis”; “Tai Chi for Diabetes”; “Tai Chi for Beginners and the 24 Forms” and “Teaching Tai Chi Effectively”, as well as many instructional DVDs. He led his team of medical and tai chi experts to create the Tai Chi for Health programs.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends Dr Lam’s Tai Chi program. Many health departments and organisations such as Arthritis Foundation support his programs. By 2014, over five million people around the world practice one of his Tai Chi for Health programs every day.