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2017 Instructor Trainings

TRAINING DATES

Saturday January 28th 12:30-8:30pm—AG DKink Yoga

Friday-Monday February 3rd-6th 12:30-8:30pm—AG Aerial Yoga 1&2

Friday-Monday March 24-27th 9:00-5:00pm—AG Fundamentals 1&2

Saturday April 22nd 12:30-8:30pm—AG DKink Yoga

Friday-Saturday May 5-6th 12:30-8:30pm—AG Airbarre

Sunday-Monday May 7-8th 12:30-8:30pm—AG Restorative Yoga

Friday-Monday June 23-26th 9:00-5:00pm—AG Just Kids 1&2

Saturday July 22nd 12:30-8:30pm—AG DKink Yoga

Friday-Monday August 25-28th 9:00-5:00pm—AG Suspension Fitness 1&2

Friday-Monday October 6-9th 12:30-8:30pm—AG Fundamentals 1&2

Saturday November 4th 12:30-8:30pm—AG DKink Yoga

Friday-Saturday December 1-2nd 9:00-5:00pm—AG Restorative Yoga

AGF Fundamentals Teacher Training

Date: Really Soon – TBA     

Fundamentals 1 & 2 are the foundation for all AntiGravity® Aerial Fitness courses. Although offered separately, they must be taken combined. Whether you want to deepen your own practice or become a certified instructor this training is the foundation of AntiGravity® Fitness. After the course, you will be able to teach 3 specific classes to your students right away. This course will open the doors for you to continue your education in either AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga, or AntiGravity® Suspension Fitness as well as any of our Specialty (Secondary) courses. NASM & AFAA approved!

AG Fundamentals 1&2 provide the following CEUs: NASM: 1.9; AFAA: 15

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

Cost of certification : $1,200.00

Renewal needed every 12 months

Cost for renewal : $300.00

Refresher course : $300.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : We do not require any specific certification. Comfort in front of a class,flexibility, coordination, and core strength are all a plus, as well as having a good understanding of the body.

Other requirements for the program : A good sense of humor and the wish to explore new boundaries. Mostly…. a wish to FLY!

Time: 4 days. Every training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF 1on1: D-kink Teacher Training with Master Trainer Darlene

Date: Saturday, April 22nd     From: 12:30 to 8:30 pm

AntiGravity® 1on1 (session design “D-kink”) was created specifically for the certified personal trainer (PT) or a certified AntiGravity® Fitness Instructor who wants to work one-on-one with clients.

The sequences allow the PT to provide their clients with innovative ways for adding decompression to their client’s fitness regime, beautifully balancing their workout. This is a one day course and does not require prior AntiGravity® certification.

NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG 1on1 D-kink provides the following CEUs: NASM: 0.6; AFAA: 6                                                                                                                           (This course alone does not qualify you to teach group fitness classes.)

Cost of training: $295

Minimum Requirements: Must be a Personal Trainer certified by a nationally recognized organization, such as NASM or a certified AntiGravity® Fitness Instructor.

Time: 1 day. This training day is an 8-hour day.

AntiGravity® Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Darlene

Date: Sunday, May 7th to 8th     From: 12:30 to 8:30 pm

AntiGravity® Yoga Restorative is the gentle, healing side of Christopher Harrison’s AntiGravity Yoga. Learn to teach this powerful method that focuses the mind through visualizations as it floats the body through a series of gentle gyro-kinetic motions, deeply opening the entire spine, hips, and connective tissues of the body.

This technique features full body inversions, alongside various forms of flowing spinal traction. It offers accessibility to students with physical limitations, but is loved by all as a portal into deeper spinal flexibility, and mind/body connection. You will learn to teach this class in a sequential flow to music, while incorporating levitating meditations, zero-compression inversions, supported sun salutations, joint opening poses, and a floating savasana. You will also learn to work from different hammock heights to allow for the gentle opening of student’s hips and spines. NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Restorative Yoga provides the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification : $750.00

Refresher course: $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : Must have completed Fundamentals 1 & 2.

Time: 2 days. Each training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF AIRbarre Teacher Training with Darlene

Date: Friday, May 5th to 6th     From: 12:30 to 8:30 pm

As an award-winning Broadway Aerial Choreographer who brought the aerial arts to Broadway, Christopher Harrison is proud to announce AntiGravity® AIRbarre. This extensive Aerial Dance Conditioning program is, the newest Aerial Fitness technique to come out of AntiGravity Fitness, Originators of the Suspension Fitness and Aerial Yoga genres. Harrison was assisted in the creation of this exciting new program by Certified AntiGravity Master Instructor Trainer, Lorianne Major.

Dance develops ideal bodylines through the toning and lengthening of muscles, while also developing balance and agility. Recently, new methods of ballet barre training have found their way into fitness studios as participants notice the many benefits of training physical grace. AntiGravity’s version, AIRbarre, challenges the body and mind beyond the vertical plane and up into the air!

Whether you are a fitness enthusiast eager to try new forms, a dancer who wants to explore the air, or an aerialist who wants to work on lovely lines, AntiGravity® AIRbarre will get you up and flying! NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Airbarre provides the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification: $875

Refresher course : $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Time: 2 days. Every training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF JUST Kids Teacher Training with Darlene

Date: Friday, June 23rd to 26th     From: 9:00 to 5:00 pm

This AntiGravity® Just Kids training is supported by 3 years of beta-testing. Each trainee will receive the skills, and tips to successfully assist in the rewarding path of teaching children. It is a child’s inherent nature to laugh, swing, spin, climb, flip, and play. When a child plays the spirit soars. This training provides the tools to share this gift of flight with our future generation.

The first 2 days of training, the Water Series, focus on the flexible spine. This series has new poses and sequences with original names designed to engage and delight every child. Age-specific and developmentally appropriate techniques, classes range from 5-10 years old. Provided are template class designs for 10-week sessions. This course is supported and backed by our award-winning AntiGravity Digital Academy (AGDA).

Specifically, you will receive:

10 progressive class designs for 5-6 year olds (for a 10-week progression), and

10 progressive class designs for 7-10 year olds (for a 10-week progression)

Total of 20 class designs

Day 3 and 4: Earth Series is about Inversions and Twists. This series has been carefully crafted to include swinging, spinning, stretching, gripping, and inverting – thereby fine-tuning all the kinesthetic and spatial systems of a child’s body. Clear nomenclature supports brain acuity for the child. Trainees will learn new poses and sequences with verbal cueing, games and teaching tips to challenge any child. Also included are template designs for 10-week sessions. This courses is supported and backed by our award-winning AntiGravity Digital Academy (AGDA).

Specifically, you will receive:

10 progressive class designs for 5-6 year olds (for a 10-week progression), and

10 progressive class designs for 7-10 year olds (for a 10-week progression)

Total of 20 class designs

NASM & AFAA approved! AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Just Kids 1&2 provide the following CEUs: NASM: 1.9; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification: $1200.00

Refresher course : $300.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : AG Fundamentals 1&2

Time: 4 days. Every training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF Suspension Fitness 1 with Darlene

Date: Friday, August 25th – 26th     From: 9:00 to 5:00 pm

Get out of the box! Elevate your workout, burn calories and raise your mood! Suspension Fitness is the new frontier and Christopher Harrison’s AntiGravity® performance team (est. 1990) started the trend! Originally approved by the Broadway unions and utilized to flip and fly rock stars, AG Intelligent Aerial Techniques have also been approved by AFAA, ACE, CYQ & Yoga Alliance. Utilizing the Harrison AntiGravity® Hammock to gain leverage and move freely in all dimensions of open space, classes are designed to be safe, challenging and entertaining. All participants learn to flip in their first class! In this course, learn all the different grips/wraps/traps and spotting needed for presenting 3 unique variations of a flying fitness class, including inversions and flips. NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Suspension Fitness 1 provides the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification : $600.00

Refresher Course: $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements: Fundamentals 1 & 2

Time: 2 days. Each training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF Suspension Fitness 2 with Darlene

Date: Sunday, August 27th – 28th     From: 9:00 to 5:00 pm

Once you‘ve “tasted air” in the Harrison AntiGravity® Hammock, you and your students will be hungry for more moves and new challenges….and this 2 day Advanced AntiGravity Course delivers!

Learn new aerial flips, radical stretches and upside down tricks. Teach confidently using clear progressions, special tips and succinct cues while knowing how to incorporate spotting and scanning. Three powerful new lesson plans in this course give you many unique options for challenging yourself and your students. NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Suspension Fitness 2 provide the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification : $600.00

Refresher course: $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : Fundamentals 1 & 2 AG Suspension Fitness 1

Time: 2 days. Each training day is an 8-hour day.

AGF Aerial Yoga 1 Teacher Training with Master Trainer Darlene

Date: TBA

Explore the evolution of yoga into 3-dimensional space. This body/mind/spirit course provides everything you need to instruct a safe and challenging Aerial Yoga class to students of all levels. Every asana, vinyasa sequence, grip/wrap/trap on the Harrison AntiGravity®Hammock is named and taught with clear progressions. Designed by the original creator of the genre, Christopher Harrison, this course allows you to present three distinct, flowing Aerial Yoga classes.

NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Continuing Education Provider.

AG Aerial Yoga 1 provides the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification : $ 600.00

Refresher Course: $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : Fundamentals 1 & 2

Time: 2 days. Every training is an 8-hour day.

AGF Aerial Yoga 2 Teacher Training with Darlene

Date:TBA

Embolden your AntiGravity Aerial Yoga knowledge base and discover your own potentials with over 50 challenging new asanas, flying asanas and vinyasa

variations on the Harrison AntiGravity® Hammock. Fine-tune your sporting and cueing with enhanced anatomy, kinesiology, bhandas and Sanskrit terminology. Discover ananda (blissful joy) in levitating meditations and increase your own awareness of this ground-breaking new genre of yoga.Designed by the original creator of the genre, Christopher Harrison, this 2 day course allows you to present three new unique advanced Aerial Yoga classes. NASM & AFAA approved!

AntiGravity® Fitness is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as Continuing Education Provider.

AG Aerial Yoga 2 provides the following CEUs: NASM: 1.6; AFAA: 15

Cost of certification : $600.00

Refresher Course: $200.00 (Highly recommended for those who have completed and passed training but are looking to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the curriculum.)

Minimum requirements : Fundamentals 1 & 2, AG Aerial Yoga 1

Time: 2 days. Every training day is an 8-hour day.