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Yoga Teacher Training

300h Advanced Yoga Teacher Mentorship 2021 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 03 2021 TO February 13 2022 From: 7:30 AM TO 4:30 PM

The Energie EnCorps yoga mentorship program is designed for anyone who has already completed the Energie EnCorps 200h Yoga Teacher Training and is serious about putting into practice the skills they have learned over the course of the year, in a welcoming and open, community environment.Completing a 200h teacher training program for some people is really only the tip of the iceberg. For many, the first year is simply about absorbing information, being introduced to new ideas and an opportunity to try to learn something new for the first time. As with all things, to become good at something it requires practice and a good mentor to guide you along the way. The YTT mentorship program allows the student to actively participate in current year Ashtanga Vinyasa 200h YTT as a senior student. In this new role, the mentor will be given the opportunity to absorb the subtleties of the practice from a more experienced standpoint and have the chance to practice teaching all they have learned to the new trainees. Every YTT weekend mentees will be partnered with new students allowing them to play an active role in supporting their development. Mentees will be assigned topics to discuss, teach or sharing their experiences with those who are just started. This gives mentees the chance to deepen their knowledge, receive practical experience, and build their confidence. (Bilingual instruction) As a senior student, the emphasis will be on the following: alignment correction hands-on adjustments vinyasa sequencing incorporation of touch (relaxation massage, touch for breath awareness) leading pranayama and meditation restorative yoga exercises and drills to lead up to postures arm-balancing and inversions incorporation of philosophy into dialogue strengthening of verbal cueing and body language managing class environments Guest presenters: Stéphane Baudin - Yoga + Anatomy Bhaskar Goswami - meditation Bram Levinson - Yoga Philosophy Plus other special guests... PRACTICE AND FEEDBACKSenior students will have the opportunity to teach regular karma classes on the Energie EnCorps schedule, individually or in a team setting. Each mentee will work with the lead instructor to discuss what their individual goals are with respect to their practice. Homework will be assigned each month based on the mentee's individual interests. Breakdown of hours The 300h YTT consists of 200 in-class hours in addition to hours dedicated to homework, karma class, touchpoint meetings with the lead instructor as well as hours dedicated to personal practice. Teacher Training Schedule: 11 weekends of 16 hours PLUS one getaway 3 days retreat weekend. Weekend Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 7:30am to 4:30pm • April 3-4• May 22-23• June 5-6• July 3-4• August 14-15• September 24-26• October 23-24• November 20-21• December 4-5• January 15-16• February 12-13 COVID update: Please note that plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Watch these videos to learn more about our YTT program:https://youtu.be/SHrf-PHm7lE https://youtu.be/sZ2rEmcWcgg https://youtu.be/AAfxXYwGhiE https://youtu.be/-H2l3RcBON0  Reading material: Ashtanga Intermediate Series Yoga, Gregor MaehleYoga Adjustments, Mark StephensThe Examined Life, Bram LevinsonThe Yoga Mind (Suzan Colon) Books will be made available at Energie EnCorps. Books are not included in the tuition. APPLICATION FORM:https://bit.ly/2QN6412 CONTRACT FORM:https://bit.ly/2qX90NU Cost: $3050 (Includes $300 fee for a retreat weekend at Centre de Vie, book costs not included) Spaces are limited. 20 person maximum capacity. Optional: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 11-month duration of the course. Payment Options: To reserve your spot for 2021, a $500 non-refundable deposit.Early bird special: $2850 if paid in full before February 25th, 2021 OR Installment Plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $1300 by March 1st, 20212nd payment: $875 by June 1st, 20213rd payment: $875 by August 1st, 2021 All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 300-hour Certificate of Yoga Training completion from Energie EnCorps, a Yoga Alliance registered school and designated continuing education provider (YACEP) REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense. * Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for a free information session or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642.
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200h Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 2021 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 03 2021 TO February 13 2022 From: 7:30 AM TO 4:30 PM

200 hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training with Energie EnCorps owner, Rozel Gonzales (RYT 500) Whether you are interested in becoming a certified yoga teacher or are simply interested in deepening your personal practice, this course is for you. This 11 month-course promises an amazing journey with like-minded souls ready for personal development and growth in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Rozel Biography:Rozel Gonzales, owner of Energie Encorps, brings over 20 years of teaching experience to this teacher training. A traditionally trained Ashtanga instructor, Rozel teaches with compassion and an open-heart, truly there to encourage her students to grow in body, mind, and spirit... teaching from the understanding that yoga is for all. Rozel is passionate about continuous learning and travels each year to attends teacher training, workshops and classes to deepen her practice. Grateful for the teachers in her life, Mark and Shankara Darby and Manju Jois, son of the late Ashtanga guru, Pattabhi Jois, Rozel continues to evolve and change as she meets other amazing teachers along her life long journey. In 2017 Rozel became a registered massage therapist and was Roll Model trained to incorporate myofascial release with Yoga TuneUp therapy balls. Each year she is committed to learning more to bring back to her students and to the studio.  In 2020, Rozel became an internationally recognized yoga teacher now offering classes on the global OmStars platform in collaboration with Kino MacGregor. Topics to be covered: (Bilingual instruction) The basis of Ashtanga Yoga, sourcing from the Roots. Breath and Vinyasa: Learning the mechanism of breath and its effect on the physical body, on the emotional body, and on the mental body Bandha and posture: Optimizing and understanding bandhas and their effect on one’s body. Bringing this understanding to the various asanas with a clear purpose of circulating the energy flow in the body. Anatomy of Asana: Basic and functional concepts applicable to yoga asana. In depth analysis of postural alignment. Pranayama: Learn how to introduce basic breathing for any level. Introduction to Meditation: Bringing a meditative state to all our practices, various approaches will be explored. Yoga Philosophy: Readings and discussion on ancient yogic scriptures. Understanding the roots of the yoga practice. Adapting the FLO: Learn to create and structuring Vinyasa flows based on Ashtanga for different levels of participants. Modifications: Learn to modify postures to adapt to beginners or students with physical limitations, always keeping safety as the number one priority.   Learning to teach The second half of the year will focus on sharing your practice with others and gaining confidence as a teacher. Peer teaching: Through peer teaching, we will learn about cueing, choice of words, tone of voice, and music selection. Adjustments: Hours of partner work will be spent on learning how to read the imbalances of your students and on how to make the proper adjustments in a safe manner, either through verbal cues or manual adjustments. Therapeutic touch: incorporation of simple massage techniques and therapeutic touch as per Manju Jois' training. Going beyond the mat...Our goal is to open your eyes to yoga but also to the other related practices that offer holistic approaches to wellness and related topics. Our training will also include guest presenters: Stéphane Baudin - Yoga + Anatomy Bhaskar Goswami - meditation Bram Levinson - Yoga Philosophy Plus other special guests... Teacher Training Schedule 11 weekends of 16 hours PLUS one getaway 3 day retreat weekend. Saturdays and Sundays 7:30 am to 4:30 pm April 3-4 May 22-23 June 5-6 July 3-4 August 14-15 September 24-26 (Centre de Vie Retreat:https://www.centredevie.ca/) October 23-24 November 20-21 December 4-5 January 15-16 February 12-13 COVID update: Please note that plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Watch these videos to learn more about our YTT program: https://youtu.be/gnOe_zeF6-Ahttps://youtu.be/SHrf-PHm7lE https://youtu.be/sZ2rEmcWcgghttps://youtu.be/AAfxXYwGhiE https://youtu.be/-H2l3RcBON0  Required reading: Ashtanga Yoga, Gregor MaehleThe Bhagavad Gita, Stephen Mitchell (also available in French)The Yoga Technique Guide, Bruce BowditchThe Key Poses of Yoga, Ray Long Books will be made available at Energie EnCorps. Books are not included in the tuition. APPLICATION FORM: https://bit.ly/2QN6412CONTRACT FORM: https://bit.ly/2PStDDl Cost: $3450 (Includes $350 free for 3-day retreat weekend at Centre de Vie) Spaces are limited. 20 people maximum capacity. Optional: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 11-month duration of the course. Payment Options:To reserve your spot for 2021, a $500 non-refundable deposit.Early bird special: $3250 if paid in full before February 25th, 2021 OR Installment plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $1450 by March 1st, 2021 2nd payment: $1000 by June 1st, 2021 3rd payment: $1000 by August 1st, 2021 All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 200-hour Certificate of Yoga Training which is recognized by Yoga Alliance. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense.  Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for a free information session or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642.
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75h Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice Series WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 13 2021 TO January 22 2022 From: 8:00 AM TO 3:00 PM

Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice Series Sadhana is a Sanskrit term used to refer to a daily spiritual practice. Sadhana represents a disciplined surrendering of the ego, in which the practitioner uses tools such as asana, pranayama and meditation regularly. The Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice Series is designed for advanced level yoga students who have completed both the 200h and 300h Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training programs at Energie EnCorps. The main purpose of this program is to create an ongoing practice and learning space for our most advanced students to deepen their Ashtanga Yoga Practice. The group would consist of dedicated students committed to the idea of the sangha (community) that practices, shares and learns together. Discipline is the hardest part about staying on the path of yoga. This group is designed to keep the spirit of yoga alive, to create a sense of community and accountability to one another. It is designed to help one another stay committed and to develop a personal sadhana (practice). This is an ongoing continuous education program that students may participate in year after year. This is a recognized Yoga Alliance YACEP Continuous Education Program. This year the focus will be on the INTERMEDIATE SERIES OF ASHTANGA YOGA. What is included in this program Continuing Education Program: 5 Days of Mysore Practice + Workshop & Adjustment Clinic: Advanced level yoga workshops based on the intermediate series of ashtanga. Topics include alignment, adjustments, modifications, progressions, use of props, counter postures and philosophy. All poses will be presented with accessible options for everyone. Saturdays from 8am - 3pm. Each day would include an online Mysore practice (8-10 am), followed by in-person workshop and clinic (11-3pm) May 15: Fundamentals of Manual Yoga Assists July 10: Intermediate Series Back Bends September 11: Intermediate Series Twists November 6, Intermediate Series Hip Openers January 22, Intermediate Series Inversions and Arm Balance * The option of in-person with social distancing or hybrid Mysore classes may be possible depending on official covid health guidelines. COVID update: Please note that plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Procedural masks, goggles or visors and personal disinfectant are required for any activities requiring physical contact. 1 Monthly Mindfulness Meetup: A virtual zoom check in with the sangha. A way to keep us all connected and to encourage one another. We will use these meetings for mindfulness and discussion. Each meeting will include pranayama and meditation.   The schedule will alternate monthly between open discussion  and planned topics suggested by the students. Students will have the opportunity to lead and or present material if desired. A forum to learn from one another. A chance for questions and answers with your teacher. Dates: Apr 13, May 11, Jun 8, July 6, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14, Jan 11 Times: Tuesday, 8pm - 9:15pm Commitment to regular practice of 1-2 times per week. In order for this program to be a success, all participants must be committed to a regular Mysore and/or Ashtanga yoga practice.   Feedback on teaching (optional): If the student wants to practice teaching, the opportunity to sub classes or teach Karma Yoga classes for charity would be available. Required reading material: (Books not included in tuition) Greg Maehle, Intermediate Series of Yoga.Sage Rountree, Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses.Ray Long, Key Poses of Yoga. This program is for you if you: Are committed, willing and desiring to integrate yoga as a daily part of your life Are willing to practice regularly with the sangha Be willing to receive feedback Are committed to attending all sessions Course Breakdown: 75 hours of YACEP Continuous Education Program Credits50 contact hours and 25 non contact hours Cost: $1250 + tax Special Offer: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 10-month duration of the course. This is highly recommended as regular practice is mandatory for this program. Payment Options: To reserve your spot for 2021, a $300 non-refundable deposit.Early bird special: $1050 if paid in full before March 25, 2021 OR Installment plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $ 650 by April 1st, 20212nd payment: $300 by June 1st, 20213rd payment: $300 by August 1st, 2021 All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 75 hour Certificate of Yoga Training which is recognized by Yoga Alliance. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense. Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for a free information session or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642.
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Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher Training (15h) WITH Melanie Richards

Date: October 01 2021 TO October 03 2021 From: 12:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

Learn to guide your students through a Yin Yoga experience - not just a class! This add-on to the Energie EnCorps 15-hour Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher Training will equip you to elevate your practice and your teaching to the next level. Learn how to: Create in-depth, all-level Yin yoga sequences (including all new Yin yoga postures!) for: shoulders, chest, and upper back psoas release pregnancy building up to lotus pose (Padmasana) building up to the splits (Hanumanasana) Create rich, effective Yin-specific themes that include: guided meditations personal reflection questions stories and quotes intentions and affirmations mudras and pranayama Make your Yin classes trauma-sensitive Modify postures for round bodies, stiff bodies, and hypermobility Hold space and manage the atmosphere of the room for your students - even online! Create your Yin yoga signature style An email will be sent to the group before the start of the training asking for your specific questions. Melanie will tailor the weekend to make sure your questions are addressed! Price: $395 + tax* Dates: October 1-3, 2021 Friday 6 - 9 pmSaturday 12 - 6 pmSunday 12 - 6 pm *A 40-page color Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher Training manual is included in the price of the training. Prerequisite: The 40-hour AdvanceYin Yoga Teacher Training from Energie EnCorps or another recognized school. This training counts as 15 hours of Continuing Education with the Yoga Alliance.  * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense.
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The Science of Rolling: An Official Yoga Tune Up Training WITH Mimi Martel

Date: November 13 2021 TO November 14 2021 From: 12:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

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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Reiki Training Level 1 WITH Nicole Marie

Date: December 31 2021 TO December 31 2021 From: 7:30 PM TO 9:00 PM

The Reiki Level 1 Training is an on-going individual training offered at Energie EnCorps.  Dates and times for each session will be customized according to student and teacher availabilities.   Learn Reiki Level 1 – for self-healing and self-exploration Reiki is a Japanese energy technique focused on creating relaxation and self discovery. It is a technique that can be utilized to reduce stress and promote self-healing through the reduction of stress and stress states in the body. Reiki is recognized by the AQTN as a modality under naturotherapies and you can learn this technique for yourself. At Energie Encorps our resident Reiki Master Nicole Fortunaso and member of the AQTN has put together a level 1 course for those that are interested in exploring the power of reiki for themselves. Reiki is a wonderful compliment for anyone working in the health and wellness industry such as (yoga teachers, massage therapists, life coaches, etc)! In this course, you will learn what Reiki is, it's history, and what it can be used for. In addition, students will learn meditations and visualizations and reiki energy symbols for self-healing sessions (including hand placements and self-scanning of the human energy field – aka aura and chakras).Expectations and Goals This level is about self-exploration of reiki and discovering how to harness chi within the body and tap into universal energy. In this module students will learn: What is reiki The history of reiki What Reiki can be used for The human energy field and the study of energy How to sense their own energy and feel the energy on your body An introduction to resonance and how this creates an opportunity for healing Learn the symbols: Choku Rei and Sei He Ki Daily Energy clearing and protection Learn meditation and visualization techniques to clear your body An introduction to learning about the process of “Dis-ease” in the body as described by Louise Hay Do self-exploration case-studies About NicoleNicole Fortunaso hails from down under. She came to Canada from Australia for a new experience and for a business opportunity over 15 years ago. She is focused on helping individuals find ways to stay tranquil, grounded, and gain clarity with holistic and intuitive life coaching, using Reiki, tarot, and practical approaches based on her experiences.

Nicole is married with a 4-year-old daughter, she is a reiki master, naturotherapist, crystal healer, and has two bachelor degrees in science and business. She does a variety of workshops in the West Island and donates reiki sessions at the West Island Cancer Center.   CertificationTo obtain certification for Reiki Level 1 you will need to submit homework logs each week and submit a written exam about your understanding of Reiki. If you don’t wish to have a certificate you can still take the course for your own personal learning. Time Commitment: 4 weekly online individual sessions of 1.15hrs each 2 x 15 min individual touch bases to review work and provide feedback Homework will take a couple of hours extra each week if you are looking to have a level 1 certificate Reading and recommended reading will be provided This training is offered in English only This course can be done virtually or in person. Cost: $320.00
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