We offer enriching and fun training experiences at our studio clinic in the beautiful surf town of San Clemente, CA.
Our location offers easy access to beaches, food, and numerous amenities,
all while enjoying nearly perfect weather year-round.
Check out our scheduled courses below or request a course and timeline that suits your needs.
We are always ready to utilize our resources to schedule the training you are looking for!
WAV is home to GYROTONIC® South Orange County,
where we offer teacher trainings and continuing education.
Gyrotonic Level I Teacher Pre Training Course
Jan 18 - 23, 2024 with Alicia Parrish
Course Base Fee: $1050 + $250 Studio Fee*
*Register by Dec 18 for a $250 early bird discount, applied on the first day of the course.
This is the first step in your teacher training journey and will offer an amazing follow up Foundation Course starting Feb 25 with Specialized Master Trainer, Karen Mullen. She comes to us with over 30 years experience as a Master Trainer and one of the first Master Trainers selected by Juliu Horvath to conduct Final Certifications, mentoring other Master Trainers along their process. This is a local course not to be missed!
WAV is actively looking for Gyrotonic Trainers to join our team and share our fully equipped studios for private training and group classes.
Please inquire if you are interested, as we offer work/trade scholarships and mentoring opportunities.
We also have limited housing options to help offset your costs, just ask.
To provide a foundational understanding of the Gyrotonic level 1 exercises and prepare students physically for the Gyrotonic Level 1 Foundation Course. Alternately, this course may be taken for personal enrichment, as your own retreat! During this course, students focus on gaining experience and developing a personal understanding of the exercises on the Pre-Training Course exercise list. Note this course is required before attending a Foundation Course.
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 Licensed 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.
*Note: If you are in need of this extra 3-day course or private session to help prepare, please contact us at WAV/Gyrotonic South OC directly to make arrangements in advance.
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. The foundation course must be taken between one week and 3 months after the pre-training course.
Fulfills the following CECs: Other: NPCP- 30 CEC
Course Fees & Registration:
Course Fee $1050 + Studio Fee $250*
*Register by Dec 18 for a $250 early bird discount, applied on the first day of the course.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may send registration forms. To reserve your space in the course we will require a $250 non-refundable deposit. The remainder of the course fee will be due on the first day of the training. Once you have submitted your forms, please submit your deposit below. We look forward to moving with you!
Gyrotonic Level I Teacher Training Foundation Course
Feb 25 - March 9 with Specialized Master Trainer Karen Mullen
Course Fee: $2350* Deposit $350 Register by January 15 for a $500 discount applied towards studio fee on the first day of the course.
*Discounted rates available for those retaking the course as an update or to satisfy as their as their apprentice review. Course fees are paid directly to Karen Mullen first day of course.
Days off Feb 29 & Mar 5. Fees include extra instruction time. **Limited work/study scholarships available and programs for those interested in joining our team here at WAV! We also have limited housing options available to help offset costs. Just ask!
Join us on your journey to becoming a certified teacher! This is a unique opportunity to work with long-time Specialized Master Trainer Karen Mullen, visiting us from Seattle, Washington. She comes to us with over 30 years experience as a Master Trainer and one of the first Master Trainers selected by Juliu Horvath to conduct Final Certifications, including mentoring other Master Trainers along their process. She is truly a teacher of teachers, still actively working with clients on a day to day basis. This is a local course opportunity not to be missed!
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.
Successful completion of the Gyrotonic Level 1 Pre-Training Course. No more than 12 weeks can expire between the completion of your Pre-Training Course and the Foundation Course.
Upon Successful Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, you are issued a Certificate of Apprenticeship and can begin providing instruction to clients. The apprenticeship license is valid for 1 year. During the one-year apprenticeship period, students will finish the Gyrotonic Level 1 Apprenticeship 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. Retaking a Foundation Course may be applied as your Apprentice Review or Update Course.
Fulfills the following CECs:
Other: NPCP- 60 CEC
Please contact us at email@example.com so that we may send you the necessary forms to register. To reserve your space in the course we will require a $350 non-refundable deposit. Our studio fee is $500 for this special guest event, however if you register by January 15, we will completely waive this fee.
Submit a completed registration form and non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. We are excited to host this course and look forward to having you join us!
Gyrokinesis Level I Teacher Pre-Training Course
2024 TBA with Alicia Parrish
Course Fee $1050 + $250 Deposit/Studio Fee
Please contact us at email@example.com so that we may send you the necessary forms to register. To reserve your space in the course we will require a non-refundable deposit.
Gyrotonic Jump Stretch Board Course
April 27 - May 5 with Specialized Master Trainer Karen Mullen
Course Fee $1465 Paid directly to Karen Mullen first day of course.
+ $350 Deposit: Paid to Gyrotonic South Orange County upon registration.
Early Bird Discount if registered by March 27!
Fees include additional instruction time.
*Day off Wed May 1.
Prerequisite: Certified Level I GYROTONIC® or GYROKINESIS® Trainer
This course can be applied as either your GYROTONIC® or GYROKINESIS® update credit. We strongly suggest that you do introductory sessions on the Jump-Stretch Board prior to participating in this course.
Space is limited! Submit a completed registration form and non-refundable deposit of $250 to reserve your spot. Our studio fee for this course is $350, however if you register by March 27, we will apply a $100 discount on the first day of the course. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration form.
Gyrotonic Applications for Osteoporosis
April 19 - 21, 2024 with Dr. Justine Bernard
Course Fee $525 + $350 Deposit/Studio Fee
Justine is recognized both nationally and internationally for her expertise in Osteoporosis. She teaches Gyrotonic Applications for Osteoporosis, all Level 1 training courses, Cardiovascular Program 1, Gyrotoner, Archway, and other advanced courses.
In this three-day Gyrotonic update course, instructors learn the definition, incidence, and physiology of bone loss and how to prevent osteoporotic fractures and falls. Participants will learn how to understand a bone density scan, how to recognize people who are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and some basic information about nutrition and medications. The course will also cover modifications of exercise, specifically Gyrotonic® Level I exercises, for clients with Osteoporosis as well as exercises specifically for bone reformation and prevention of osteoporotic fractures.
On the last day of the course, you will experience 3 progressions of the material covered: one for a client with severe osteoporosis, one for a client with osteoporosis, and one for a client with osteopenia. The material is excellent for any therapeutic population including someone with a neurologic condition, poor balance, poor posture, or difficulty walking.
Goals for the course:
● Basic understanding of Osteoporosis
● Identify and discuss a person's unique needs regarding bone strength and fracture risks
● Evidence Based programming for fall prevention and fracture prevention using the Gyrotonic Method.
Once you register please start collecting DXA scans and t-scores from your clients, we will use these in the course to personalize your experience.
Please contact us at email@example.com so that we may send you the necessary forms to register. To reserve your space in the course we will require a non-refundable deposit of $350.
GYROTONIC® Applications for Dancers Level I
Aug 9 - 11, 2024 with Adrianna Thompson
Feb 9 - 11, 2024 | Course Fee $525 + Studio Fee $350
This course combines the kinetic fundamentals of classical and contemporary dance with the movement principles of the Gyrotonic Expansion System, resulting in better body awareness, flexibility and strength, and a deeper understanding of the physiology of dance.
Prerequisite: Certified Level I Gyrotonic Trainer
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may send you the necessary forms to register. To reserve your space in the course we will require a $350 non-refundable deposit.