2009 GYROKINESIS® Level 1
This curriculum is subject to change.
The GYROKINESIS® Level 1
1. Get to know the System of Gyrokinesis®
2. Pre-Training Course
3. Foundation Teacher Training Course, Level 1
5. Final Certification Course, Level 1
6. Continuing Education
1 GYROKINESIS® Workshop or
In order to be able to understand the system of GYROKINESIS and to experience the work, the future student is asked to either take a GYROKINESNS Workshop or to take part in a regular GYROKINESIS Training with a Licensed GYROKINESIS Instructor.
2 GYROKINESIS® Pre-Training
The purpose of the Pre-Training Course is to prepare the student physically for the Foundation Teacher Training Course. Therefore, the main focus is on the physical execution of the essential exercises as outlined in the Pre-Training Course Exercise List.
It is strongly recommended that a student wanting to enroll in a Pre-Training Course take some private or group GYROKINESIS classes taught by a Licensed GYROKINESIS Instructor.
Pre-Training Course Teacher:
The student must complete all Pre-Training hours with a Master Trainer or a qualified and authorized Pre-Trainer who is on the official Pre-Trainer list.
Amount of Days:
The Pre-training Course can be accomplished in two ways:
a. Full 90 minute to two (2) hour class according to the format of the Pre-Training Exercise List.
b. Following a break,
c. A two (2) hour session to perfect the exercises according to the Pre-Training Exercise List.
Only the Pre-Trainer will execute physical guidance to the student in order to deepen the understanding of the exercises.
The student must participate in a Pre-Training Course regardless of how many regular GYROKINESIS classes he/she has taken prior to enrolling in a GYROKINESIS Pre-Training Course.
Successful Completion of the Course:
Participation in a Pre-Training Course does not guarantee successful completion. Each student must have first-hand physical knowledge of all of the exercises in the Pre-Training Exercise List in order to be eligible to take a Foundation Teacher Training Course. Upon successful completion of the Pre-Training Course, the students will receive a Pre-Training Qualification Agreement. In order to gain entry into a Foundation Teacher Training Course, the student must present to the Master Trainer this Pre-training Qualification Agreement.
Unsuccessful Completion of the Course:
The Pre-Trainer reserves the right to decline giving a student the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement if the Pre-Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared enough to enroll in a Foundation Teacher Training.
Course Validity of the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement:
The minimum amount of time that must elapse between the last day of the Pre-Training Course and the first day of the Foundation Teacher Training Course is one (1) week. The maximum amount of time that can elapse between the last day of the Pre-Training Course and the first day of the Foundation Teacher Training Course is twelve (12) weeks, i.e. the student has between 1 week and 12 weeks to enroll in a Foundation Course from the date that the Pre-Training Course was completed.
The student is required to sign a Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement prior to beginning the Pre-Training Course. The student cannot participate in the Course if this legal document is not signed.
After the Pre-Training Course:
Upon completion of the Pre-training Course, it is the responsibility of the student to physically perform the exercises on a regular basis.
Regarding the Foundation Teacher Training Course:
The Master Trainer reserves the right to deny the entry of a student into any Foundation Training Course if the Master Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared for the Course.
3 GYROKINESIS® Foundation Teacher Training Course Guidelines
This course introduces teaching techniques and principles underlying the Foundation Course Exercise Manual. Participants learn to execute and teach 2 different class formats.
On the first day of the Foundation Course, the student must present to the Master Trainer the Pre-Training Qualification Agreement that has been signed by both the Pre Trainer and the student in order to gain entry into the Foundation Course. The Master Trainer reserves the right to refuse a student entry into the Foundation Training Course if the Master Trainer assesses that the student is not ready or prepared for the Course.
Foundation Teacher Training Course Instructor:
Only Certified GYROKINESIS Master Trainers who keep their Certificate in good standing can teach The Foundation Teacher Training Course.
The first part of the Training each day consists of a non-disruptive execution of an entire Level I Class according to the Level 1 Exercise Manual. The GYROKINESIS Master Trainer will conduct the morning class. During the second part of the Training each day, the student focuses on refining each movement according to GYROKINESIS Basic Principles. When the student takes the role as teacher, she/he will be required to demonstrate and guide a fellow student through an entire series of exercises and be asked to reinforce the correct execution of breathing patterns synchronized with the corresponding movement. Verbal instruction and physical guidance will be required in the teaching process.
Amount of days:
Amount of hours:
There shall be a minimum of 4 hours training per day, and no more than 6 hours per day.
Successful completion of the course:
Participation in the Foundation Teacher Training Course does NOT guarantee successful completion. The student must prove that he/she can follow the Foundation Course Manual while teaching a class. Therefore, the student is required to teach a full 90-minute class at the end of the Course, following the Foundation Course Manual.
Upon successful completion, the student will be considered a GYROKINESIS Apprentice and will receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship. The only valid GYROKINESIS Certificate must display the authentic signature of Juliu Horvath and have a GYROTONIC Sales Corp Seal attached to it.
The Apprentice receives permission to teach and document these classes on the Apprentice Log Sheet provided after successful completion of the Foundation Course.
The student is required to sign a Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement as well as a Trademark License Agreement prior to, or on the first day of the Course. The student cannot participate in the Course if these legal documents are not signed. The student will receive copies of these legal documents, signed by a representative of GYROTONIC Headquarters, upon successful completion of the Course.
After the Foundation Teacher Training Course:
It is the responsibility of the Apprentice to make all arrangements for fulfilling the requirements of the Apprenticeship Period. The Apprentice is also expected to physically execute the exercises on a regular basis.
4 GYROKINESIS® Apprenticeship Period
The purpose of the Apprenticeship Period is to prepare the student for the Final Certification Course conducted by Juliu Horvath. The student can only gain entry into advanced GYROKINESIS Educational Courses after completing the Level 1 Final Certification Course.
Responsibility of the Apprentice:
It is the responsibility of the Apprentice to make all arrangements in order to fulfill the requirements of the Apprenticeship Period.
Validity of Apprenticeship:
The Apprenticeship Period lasts a minimum of six (6) months and a maximum of twelve (12) months from the date that the Apprentice completed the Foundation Course. Thus, the Apprentice cannot enroll in the Final Certification Course with Juliu Horvath if less than six (6) months have elapsed since she or he finished the Foundation Teacher Training Course with a Master Trainer. If twelve (12) months have expired since the Apprentice completed the Foundation Teacher Training Course and the Apprentice had not yet taken the Final Certification Course, she or he must contact GYROTONIC Headquarters. The Educational Director will decide if the Apprenticeship will be nullified or if an extension for a specific period of time will be granted.
General guidelines of the Apprenticeship:
The Apprentice must successfully fulfill all parts of the Apprenticeship. The Apprentice must:
Details of the Apprenticeship:
Part 1: Teaching Classes
The Apprentice is authorized the teach classes according to the GYROKINESIS Foundation Manual. The Apprentice must teach a minumum of 30 GYROKINESIS classes during the Apprenticeship Period. Each class taught must be a minimum of 1 hour in length. . These classes must be documented and marked under the category of “teaching classes ” on the Apprentice Log Sheet.
Part 2: Master Trainer Supervised Review Workshop
The Supervised Review Workshop is conducted in a format taught over 3 consecutive days, with a MINIMUM of 4 hours per day. This Supervised Review Workshop must be taken with ONE (1) GYROKINESIS Master Trainer.
It is mandatory that during the Supervised Review Workshop, the Apprentice is required, in the presence of the Master Trainer, to teach all 90-minute class formats that are documented in the Foundation Course Manual.
The Master Trainer will document and initial the Supervised Review Workshop on the Apprentice Log Sheet. However, it is up to the discretion of the Master Trainer to give final signature on the Log Sheet and approve successful completion of the entire Apprenticeship.
Part 3: Regular Physical Execution
The Apprentice must regularly perform and be able to demonstrate the exercises according to the Foundation Course Manual.
5 GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Final Certification
Upon successful completion of the Level 1 Final Certification Course, the Apprentice will attain the status of a Level 1 GYROKINESIS Certified Trainer. This will enable the Trainer to enroll in advanced GYROKINESIS Educational Programs.
The Apprentice must present the completed Apprentice Log Sheet on the first day of the course. The Apprentice Log Sheet must display the final signature of the supervising Master Trainer.
Final Certification Course Teacher:
Final Certification Courses are taught by the Founder, Juliu Horvath, only.
Amount of days:
The Course consists of 2 days, 4 to 6 hours per day.
The Apprentice must physically demonstrate and teach all 90-minute class formats from the Foundation Course Manual. Additionally, the student must apply the appropriate verbal cues and physical guidance to a moving person according to the Foundation Course Manual. A Level 1 Certificate will be issued only upon successful completion.
6 Continuing Education and
Level 1 Certified Trainers are required to complete a 3-day, minimum of 4 hours per day, Certified Trainer Update Course once every two years for the following purposes: