The Science of Rolling: An Official Yoga Tune Up Training

Distinguish your teaching of self-care through self-massage for every client and context with the Roll Model® Method Training on October 16-17, 2021.  
Taught by Mireille (Mimi) Martel, this 2-day training empower you to teach and personally adopt simple and effective self-myofascial release regimens using Yoga Tune Up®/Roll Model® Method Therapy Balls. You will learn how to incorporate RMM/YTU Therapy Ball sequences into your teaching toolkit by introducing embodied anatomy concepts to your students or clients. Roll Model® Therapy Balls (including the original Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls) are a soft-tissue conditioning tool that can be used as an adjunct offering within yoga, personal training, group fitness, Pilates, corporate wellness, dance, massage therapy, clinical or mental health settings, including children and special populations. These on–the–go balls improve body coordination, reduce pain and improve movement. This course will enable you to immediately add these techniques to your teaching.
Day 1:  The Science of Rolling: Saturday, October 16, 12am-8pm
Self-massage is a fundamental practice for fostering internal anatomical listening skills and enhancing embodiment.
The first day introduces the science of how and why self-massage using the Roll Model® Method works and offers the latest on fascial research, pain science, and therapy ball applications for multiple populations. You will learn techniques to: Skillfully lead classes through 6 step-by-step, proven, whole-body sequences—approved by physical therapists, pain medicine specialists, and chiropractors—that can effect positive changes in the rotator cuff, upper back, lower back, neck, jaw, hips, IT band and feet. Maintain your body and prevent injuries using self-care strategies with the original Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls. Identify bony landmarks, muscular attachments, and fascia geography to enhance your teaching and personal daily practice. Deepen your understanding of pain physiology and how the Therapy Balls can help alleviate pain.
Day 2: Ball Sequencing and Innovation, Sunday, October 17, 12am - 8pm
On the second day we learn a wide variety of soft-tissue self-care solutions for every client and condition utilizing all four different sized Roll Model® Therapy Balls. You will refine your teaching skills and learn to effortlessly craft innovative moves and sequences to differentiate your teaching for any individual or community. Explore self-myofascial release in areas of your body frequently over-used, like the hands and knees, or completely ignored like the diaphragm and pelvic floor. We will practice 6 sequences (different ones than in Science of Rolling). Improve classroom demonstration of Therapy Ball techniques and troubleshoot classroom pitfalls and challenges when presenting to beginners or more experienced students. Learn the art of crafting test/retest scenarios to provide instant feedback of improved function or reduced pain. Refine your anatomical fluency of bony landmarks, muscular attachments, and the fascial seam-system through experiential mapping strategies The Roll Model Method®
Training Immersion is open to all levels of student/educator/clinician. There is no pre-requisite to attend except an interest in diving deep into the techniques and logic of rolling, why it works and how to share it with others. Upon completion of this training, you will skillfully incorporate RMM balls and techniques into your teaching. See below for information on the Roll Model Method® Practitioner certification.
Tuition Tuition is 750 $. Early birds (September 16th, 2021) pay 675$. Yoga Tune Up® Teachers receive an additional discount of 50$.
Registration includes the Roll Model® Method Starter Kit – a set of original balls, Plus balls, one Alpha ball and a Coregeous ball in a drawstring tote, online access to a DVD of the six sequences you will learn on Day 1 and a coupon code for $50 toward the Roll Model® Method Correspondence Course. A small French manual (PDF) is included for people who wish to know the terms and vocabulary of The Roll Model Method in French. Note : The 2 recommended books (see below) are the reference books used during this weekend. (Make sure you have those 2 books, there is no additional English manual included.) French-speaking students still need the 2 recommended books as a reference during the training. Cancellations and refunds: up to one week before the training ( October 9th) you may cancel for a full refund less the 50$ processing fee. Less than a week out, we will offer a 50% refund OR the opportunity to attend another session with Mimi.
Have you already taken one of those training? Tune Up Fitness Worldwide has recently changed the format of the Roll Model® Method Trainings. We no longer offer single-day enrolment. But if you have already taken one of the days and wish to take the other, you may sign up for just one day. Contact info@energieencorps.com for more information.
REQUIRED REFERENCE MATERIALS: Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel (4th, 5th or 6th edition) The Roll Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body by Jill Miller "Understanding Fascia and the Benefits of Myofascial Release" Heather Longoria, Tune Up Fitness blog
RECOMMENDED REFERENCE MATERIALS: Fascia: Function, Physiology, and Application Webinar Fascia: What It Is And Why It Matters by David Lesondak
Note: CEC credits are available with the following professional organizations: ACSM, AFAA, NASM as well as Yoga Alliance Becoming a Certified Roll Model® Method Practitioner While certification is not required to incorporate the therapy balls and techniques into your teaching/coaching toolbox, if you want to use the Roll Model® name and branding in your class titles and descriptions, be identified as a Roll Model® Method practitioner and be listed on the Tune Up Fitness website, you can continue on the certification path. To be able to use the name The Roll Model names, you will be required to: take the Roll Model® Method Teacher 2-days training and complete an online correspondence test based on the videos from Science of Rolling and The Roll Model® Method book.
As a certified Roll Model® Method Practitioner, you will be recognized as having gone through the proper educational training and hands-on skill drills and proven to understand and apply all the core fundamentals of The Roll Model® Method. For more information visit Tune Up Fitness Worldwide.
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