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BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching Gentle Years Yoga with Rosemary Bennett

1st September 2022
at Rixton With Glazebrook Community Hall


BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching Gentle Years Yoga with Rosemary Bennett

Tutor: Rosemary Bennett

Date: 1st September 2022

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Rixton With Glazebrook Community Hall

Type of Event: BWYQ L4 Gentle Years Yoga

Places Available: 16


BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching Gentle Years Yoga with Rosemary Bennett
 
Information about the course:
 

This BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching Gentle Years Yoga (GYY) course uses a ‘blended learning’ model comprised of:  

UNIT 1:  42 hours (4 credits) - E-learning theory to be done at home with interactive videos and written worksheets submitted by email, to be completed prior to 8 October.

UNIT 2:  84 hours (9 credits) – Face-to-face practical days on 8-9 October, 5-6 November and 3 or 4 December 2022 (5 days) at Rixton with Glazebrook Community Hall, Manchester Road, Rixton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6JZ – to practise chair-based yoga techniques and dharana activities and to teach the techniques face-to-face in small groups.  After the weekends, you will have access to a video gallery of techniques to practise at home and a chance to teach your peers with informal assessment and feedback.  Coursework: planning and preparing to teach a 6-week GYY course, then delivering it either face-to-face or online, with one session being observed/assessed by a qualified assessor.  The final assignment is to write case studies on two of your older adult students with different health conditions.
 
ASSESSMENTS:

To be conducted by BWY DCT Rosemary Bennett, a GYY tutor and experienced GYY Teacher who taught online GYY classes during two waves of the Research Trial.

 
ACHIEVEMENT:

Upon successful completion and quality assurance of the assessments for Units 1 and 2 (126 hours or 13 credits), you will be able to submit a claim for the BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching Gentle Years Yoga, a national qualification on Ofqual’s Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

You will also be placed on the Gentle Years Yoga register so that interested agencies, health commissioners and/or social prescribers will be able to locate you as one of the fully qualified Gentle Years Yoga teachers.

PREQUISITE

Level 3 Teaching Yoga qualification or equivalent (any tradition).

NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS:

Adapting physical activity for older adults including adults at risk or those with disabilities (SKAEF).

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS:

Learning how to protect adults at risk when teaching in the community, residential care home or online.

RECOGNISED PRIOR LEARNING:

The overview of the BWYQ Level 4 Certificate in Teaching GYY qualification is available with this link: https://bit.ly/34FQehP

If you think you already have credits for a Unit, you can apply for Recognised Prior Learning via an application form provided by the tutor.  

FEES:   

£660 in total is payable in full to BWY upon acceptance to the course.

VENUE:
Rixton with Glazebrook Community Hall, Manchester Road, Rixton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6JZ

CAR PARKING:

Available on site. 

FOOD: 

Please bring your own lunch and snacks.  A small kitchen is available to use and hot drinks will be available.
 
Course Dates:

Start of Unit 1 – you can start the Unit 1 coursework as soon as your application has been approved and you have registered for the course.  Ideally you need to have completed the 42 hours prior to the Unit 2 start on 8 October. Unit 1 takes 1-3 months for most people, but during lockdown some students accomplished it in 2 weeks.

Unit 2 practical days with tutor – 8-9 October, 5-6 November and 3 or 4 December at the venue from 9:30 to 4:30 

Students will then plan and deliver a 6-week course with one session to be assessed.

End of the course – 7 October 2023

For an application form and to receive further information, please contact:rosemarypremabennett@gmail.com

Venue

Rixton With Glazebrook Community Hall
Manchester Road
Rixton
Warrington
Cheshire
WA3 6JZ

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