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TEACHER TRAININGS

Upcoming Courses

All scheduled courses are listed below.

You can also view upcoming teacher trainings in on our printable course catalog.

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Seattle Changing Room has just become a Washington State licensed private career school!

Our registration processes are changing to be compliant with licensing requirements and may differ depending on the course you are signing up for.  We thank you for your patience during our transition.

GYROTONIC® Pre-Training Course
with Pre-Trainer Leslie Hubbard

Fri, Sat, Sun  |  Apr 26 - 28 and May 3 - 5, 2024 (two consecutive weekends)

Last day to register:  April 15, 2024

Maximum number of students:  12

This is the required first course for Gyrotonic Instructor certification training and is also open to experienced Gyrotonic practitioners wishing to enhance their practice without necessarily becoming an instructor.  Designed as an immersive deep-dive into the principles and movements of the Gyrotonic Method, you will feel challenged, enriched and more in your body than ever before.   

Prerequisites for those planning to continue with the Gyrotonic teacher training program: minimum of 10 private training sessions with a Licensed Gyrotonic Trainer.  

For more information about this course and the Gyrotonic teacher training program, visit:

https://www.gyrotonic.com/teacher-training/gyrotonic-level-1/

 

Course Fees:

  • Total course fee is $1575, and includes $325 Studio Fee and $1250 Course Fee.

 

All fees payable to Seattle Changing Room.

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Leslie Hubbard is co-owner of Seattle Changing Room in Seattle, and owner of Hidden Root Studio near Bellingham, WA.  She has been a licensed Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Instructor since 2000 and a Gyrotonic Pre-Trainer since 2007.  Over the length and breadth of her dance career she came gradually to Gyrotonic practice as a way to maintain her overall health. Her goals are to educate people in their body’s internal state and self through a guided approach using Gyrotonic tools. To help overcome limits created by time, illness and injury, and enhance life via a healthy happy body, Leslie advocates the transformation of your body through fluid motion.

GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course - Progression 2
with Master Trainer Paula Rivera

Fri, Sat, Sun  |  June 14 - 16, 2024

Last day to register:  May 27, 2024

Maximum number of students:  16

This course expands on the fundamental movement and breathing patterns learned in Progression 1 and adds new sequences to further stimulate the circulatory system and warm up the cervical spine.

This course is open to licensed Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis trainers who have taken Progression 1 of the Gyrokinesis Cardiovascular Breathing Course and fulfills continuing education credit (update) requirements for license renewals for both modalities.

For the full course description visit:
https://www.gyrotonic.com/teacher-training/continuing-education/

 

Course Fees:

  • Early Bird: Register through April 1 with $250 studio fee. $525 course fee due by first day of course. 

  • After April 1: Register with $325 studio fee.  $525 course fee due by first day of course. 

 

All fees payable to Seattle Changing Room.

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Paula Rivera comes to the Gyrotonic Expansion System from an extensive background in dance and fitness. Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Paula was first exposed to the Gyrotonic method as part of her early dance training, and later returned after a successful career as a professional ballet dancer performing in the US and internationally.  A lifelong passionate interest in health, fitness and the mind body connection has motivated Paula to seek avenues that allow her to develop as an athlete and an artist from a healthful, grounded place.  A passionate Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis  instructor and Master Trainer, Paula is a co-founder and owner of Union Square GYROTONIC® located in New York City.

GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course - Progression 3
with Master Trainer Paula Rivera

Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri  |  June 18 - 21, 2024

Last day to register:  May 27, 2024

Maximum number of students:  16

In this course, the trainers truly experience the statement: Movement creates breath, breath creates movement. In this course, trainers learn several new and advanced exercise sequences uniquely designed for progression three that take the path to respiratory health to a completely new level.

This course is open to licensed Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis trainers who have taken Progressions 1 and 2 of the Gyrokinesis Cardiovascular Breathing Course and fulfills continuing education credit (update) requirements for license renewals for both modalities.

For the full course description visit:
https://www.gyrotonic.com/teacher-training/continuing-education/

 

Course Fees:

  • Early Bird: Register through April 1 with $280 studio fee. $840 course fee due by first day of course. 

  • After April 1: Register with $360 studio fee.  $840 course fee due by first day of course. 

 

All fees payable to Seattle Changing Room.

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Paula Rivera comes to the Gyrotonic Expansion System from an extensive background in dance and fitness. Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Paula was first exposed to the Gyrotonic method as part of her early dance training, and later returned after a successful career as a professional ballet dancer performing in the US and internationally.  A lifelong passionate interest in health, fitness and the mind body connection has motivated Paula to seek avenues that allow her to develop as an athlete and an artist from a healthful, grounded place.  A passionate Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis  instructor and Master Trainer, Paula is a co-founder and owner of Union Square GYROTONIC® located in New York City.

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