• GYROTONIC® Pre-Training Course

Purpose

To provide a foundational understanding of the Gyrotonic level 1 exercises and prepare students physically for the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course. During this course students focus on gaining experience, and developing a personal understanding of the exercises on the Pre-Training Course exercise list.

Prerequisites

An experienced Gyrotonic student, with a basic understanding of the Gyrotonic, level 1, progression I exercises. Students should take a minimum of ten or more classes with a Certified Gyrotonic Trainer before registering for this course. For students who do not have access to Gyrotonic classes, a three day introductory course designed to provide an introduction to the Gyrotonic level 1, progression 1 exercises can be taken before the Pre-Training Course.

Upon successful completion

Once students have successfully completed the Gyrotonic Level 1 Pre-Training Course, they may proceed to the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course.

 

GYROTONIC® Foundation Training Course

Purpose

To provide a more in-depth understanding of the Gyrotonic Level 1 curriculum and provide students with the specific skills and techniques needed to teach these exercises to clients. During this course, a Gyrotonic Master Trainer introduces the teaching techniques and principles underlying the Gyrotonic Level 1 exercise syllabus and introduces the complete Gyrotonic, Level 1 exercise curriculum.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the Gyrotonic Level 1 Pre-Training Course.

Upon successful completion

Once students successfully complete the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course, they are considered a Gyrotonic Apprentice. At this stage the Gyrotonic Level 1 Apprenticeship period begins and students can begin teaching the Gyrotonic level 1 exercises they have learned in the role of Gyrotonic, Level 1 Apprentice. The apprenticeship license is valid for 1 year. During the one year apprenticeship period, students will finish the apprenticeshp review course, practice teaching hours and the Gyrotonic Final Certificate Course. Students must spend a minimum of six months in personal practice and practice teaching before they are eligible to attend the final certificate course. 

GYROTONIC® Apprentiship

Purpose

To help Gyrotonic Level I Apprentices expand their experience and understanding of the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course material and prepare them for the Gyrotonic Level 1 Final Certificate Course. The apprenticeship period lasts a minimum of six months and a maximum of one year. During the apprenticeship period students are required to complete 60 “teaching client” hours and a minimum of 30 supervised apprenticeship hours. Apprentices complete their supervised apprenticeship hours under the guidance and supervision of a Gyrotonic Master Trainer, either in the form of a Gyrotonic Apprenticeship Course, or by re-taking the Gyrotonic Foundation Course.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course

Upon successful completion

Once Apprentices have successfully completed all of the apprenticeship requirements over a minimum period of six months, they can proceed to the Gyrotonic Level 1 Final Certificate Course. At least two weeks must elapse between the last day of the apprenticeship review course and the final certificate course. 

GYROTONIC® Final Certificate Course

Purpose

The purpose of this course is two fold. It is an education course and it is also a practical assessment of students' teaching skills and their understanding of the Gyrotonic Level 1 curriculum. To successfully complete this course, Apprentices must physically execute and demonstrate a proficient understanding of the exercises and principles in the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course syllabus. Additionally, Apprentices must apply the appropriate verbal cues and physical guidance to a moving person according to the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course manual.

Prerequisite

Successful completion of the Gyrotonic apprenticeship requirements. A minimum of six months must elapse between the foundation course and the final certificate course.

Upon successful completion

Upon successfully completing the Gyrotonic Level 1 Final Certificate Course, students are considered Certified Gyrotonic Trainers, and are granted a trademark use license. Gyrotonic Trainers are required to meet continuing education requirements and renew their certification, and trademark license every two years. After successful completion of the Gyrotonic Level 1 Teacher Training Program, students are also eligible to enroll in Gyrotonic Specialized Courses, and Gyrotonic Specialized Equipment Courses.

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