GYROTONIC® LEVEL 1 PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In this program students learn to design, and teach a progressive sequence of GYROTONIC® Level 1 exercise classes on the GYROTONIC® Pulley Tower Combination Unit. The 188 hour program is composed of 4 sequential courses (See course details below). Students typically begin teaching the GYROTONIC® Method in the role of apprentice within 3 months after beginning the program. It takes approximately 1 year to complete the full program and to become a fully qualified GYROTONIC® Trainer.

GYROTONIC® Trainers are eligible to register for GYROTONIC® specialized courses and GYROTONIC® specialized equipment courses.

GYROTONIC® Trainers attend at least one continuing education course every two years in order to expand their skill set and maintain their certification and trademark license.

Why GYROTONIC® Level 1 Teacher Training Program?

  • Experience an in-depth exploration of GYROTONIC® principles, and level 1 movement sequences under the direction of a skilled GYROTONIC® Master Trainer
  • Learn to professionally teach the GYROTONIC® Level 1 exercise sequences on the GYROTONIC® Pulley Tower
  • GYROTONIC® level 1 Trainers have access to specialized GYROTONIC® teacher training courses, including specialized equipment courses.

Logistics

  • 188 hour program (4 sequential courses)
  • 3 months to become a GYROTONIC® Apprentice Trainer
  • 1 year to become a Certified GYROTONIC® Trainer

 

1. GYROTONIC® Pre-Training Course , Pre-Trainer – Geraldine Nonis

Duration:     6 Days/24 hours

Dates:           Friday – Sunday (19th January 2018 to 21st January 2018), and

Friday – Sunday (26th January 2018 to 28th January 2018)

Time:             Weekdays and Saturday 2:00pm-6:00pm, Sunday 10:00-2:00pm

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.

 

 

2. GYROTONIC® Foundation Course, Master Trainer – Dawnna Wayburne

Duration:                     12 Days/60 Hours split into Part 1 and 2

Foundation Part 1 :     Tuesday – Sunday (6th March 2018 to 11th March 2018)

Foundation Part 2:      Tuesday – Sunday (14th April2018 to 19th April 2018)

Time:                            Weekdays and Saturday    2:00pm-7:00pm with a short break, Sunday 10:00-1:00pm, 2:00-4:00pm

Purpose

To provide a more in-depth understanding of the GYROTONIC® level 1curriculum and provide students with the specific skills and techniques needed to teach these exercises to others. 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.

 

 

3.  GYROTONIC® – Apprenticeship, Supervised Apprentice Review

Duration :                    6 Days/30 Hours

Dates:                          TBC

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. 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, they can proceed to the GYROTONIC® Level 1 Final Certificate Course.

Conducted By

A GYROTONIC® Master Trainer supervises the 30 hours of supervised hours required in this course. These hours are completed in the form of a GYROTONIC® Apprenticeship Course. Teaching client hours are conducted independently by the Apprentice.

 

 

4.  GYROTONIC® Final Certificate Course

Duration :                    3 Days/18 Hours

Date and Venue        TBC

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

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.