GYROTONIC® Pre-Training & Foundation TrainingGet a basic understanding of the GYROTONIC® Level 1 Training
Steps to Becoming a Level 1 Certified GYROTONIC® Teacher
Prerequisite: It is strongly recommended that the students with the desire to enroll in the Pre-Training Course have a basic understanding of the GYROTONIC® level 1 exercises. Students typically take ten or more classes with a Certified GYROTONIC® Trainer to acquire enough experience to begin this course.
Step 1: Participation in a Pre-Training Course
Purpose: To provide an 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 list.
Step 2: Participation in Foundation Teacher Training
Twelve days of training with a qualified Master Trainer. Purpose of Foundation Teacher Training is to provide a more in depth understanding of the GYROTONIC® level 1 curriculum and provide students with specific techniques needed to teach GYROTONIC® exercise to others. A week must elapse between the last day of the student’s Pre-Training Course and the first day of the Foundation Teacher Training Course. The Foundation Teacher Training Course must be started within 12 weeks of Pre Training course completion.
GYROTONIC® Apprenticeship 6 (30 hours) days with a qualified Master Trainer.
Step 4: Certification Process.
Required 60 hours of student teaching: Recommend that 30 hours be completed after Foundation Training and 30 hours after apprenticeship.
Non-completion of the course:
A Pre-Trainer reserves the right to decline awarding a student the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement if the Pre-Trainers’ assessment is that the student is not ready or prepared adequately to enroll in a Foundation Teacher Training Course.
Foundation Teacher Training:
The Master Trainer reserves the right to refuse a student entry into any Foundation Training Course if the Master Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared for the Course.
* Please see https://www.gyrotonic.com/Gyrotonic_Level_1_Education.aspx for detailed information.