CALA is an
international, educational organization with a mandate to
provide high quality training, certification and access to
current information for its members and others in the active
Recognized as the Gold Standard in Water Fitness Specialty
Programs, Aquafitness and Healing Waters: Aquatic Post
Rehabilitation Training & Certification
With a holistic approach to leadership, equal importance is
placed on the mind, the body and the spirit.
courses, workshops and conferences are designed to develop the
excellence to be found in everyone. Participation in CALA events
provides opportunity for the "the mind to discover, the body to move,
and the spirit to soar".
professional development needs of CALA members are enhanced by a diverse
offering of workshops, specialized courses and annual conventions.
is to advance the level of expertise and create a unified body of
aquafitness leaders and aquatic rehabilitation specialists. As a
consequence, participant satisfaction and the professionalism of the
industry are enhanced. CALA does not aim to supersede training programs
offered by other organizations. The goal is to work in a mutually
beneficial and supportive atmosphere to promote continuing growth and
development of aquafitness leaders and aquatic rehabilitation
specialists in Canada and international locations.
CALA is linked
with provincial, national and international fitness and health
organizations. CALA training and certification exceeds the basic
standards and is recognized as the gold standard in aquafitness
leadership and aquatic rehabilitation in Canada.
Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc. (CALA) was
established by Charlene Kopansky in 1993. The company grew
in response to the demand from fitness professionals for
focused leadership and training in the specialized field of
aquafitness and aquatic rehabilitation.
Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc. (CALA), is dedicated to providing a
high quality training, certification and communication network for
aquafitness leaders and aquatic rehabilitation specialists. CALA
promotes professionalism and excellence through thoughtful integration
of the mind, body and spirit