SCHEDULED CALA TRAINING EVENTS

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Conference
In person
Save the date - Catch the Wave
 

Early Bird prices effective until May 24, 2024

 

What: CALA 31st Anniversary Mississauga Conference

When: Saturday June 8th, 2024

Where: Mississauga Ontario - Burnhamthorpe Community Centre. 1500 Gullenden Drive

Who: Charlene Kopansky and the CALA Team of Presenters

Credits: 8 CALA, canfitpro,  PTS &  FIS canfitpro, SPRA, CFES, LSS, BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA  (8 CECs full day 4 CECs per half day)

Brochure and registration form
 

Conference details, registration, pictures etc

Early Bird prices effective until May 24, 2024

 


Charlene Kopansky promoting the conference

 


Katherine McKeown promoting her session

Dylan Harries promoting his session


Jennie Queen promoting her Thunder session

Jennie Queen promoting her Tidal Twist - Totally Toned Upper Body Exploration session

Amelia Holden promoting
the conference

Julia Cabarl promoting her session

 

Jaye Graham promoting her session
Live and ZOOM training
  On line - available for independent learning after April 28, 2024

CALA Aqua ZOOM Series #1 Pattern Method
When:  Sunday April 28, 2024 from 1pm - 3pm (EST)
Where:
from the comfort of your home

Who: Oded Netzer from Israel
Credits:  2 CALA CECs

Download Registration Form (pdf)

In person

What: Warm Water Workshop
When:
Friday May 3, 10:00am - 2:15pm

Where: Grandview Children's Center, Oshawa

Who: Katherine McKeown  CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 CALA & 2 canfitpro.

Download Registration Form (pdf)

In person

What CALA Intensive Combination Vertical Water Training & Group Aquafitness Clinic - Option to Achieve CALA Certification in Group Aquafitness Specialty

When: Saturday June 1 and Sunday, June 2, 2024 (8 hours per day)

Where: Norman Pinky Community Centre, Hamilton, ON

Who: Jaye Graham, CALA Trainer

Credits: 8 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.

Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens May 1, 2024: Stay tuned for further info

In person

What: CALA Eastern Conference - Keeping the Party Going in 2024

When: Saturday June 8th, 2024 8am-5:30pm

Where: Mississauga Ontario - Burnhamthorpe Community Centre. 1500 Gullenden Drive

Who: Meet Charlene Kopansky and Fabulous Team of prsenters including Dylan Harries, Jennie Queen, Julia Cabral, Katherine McKeown, Leah Widnynowski, Amelia Holden, Jaye Graham

Credits: Full day - 8 CALA, canfitpro,  PTS &  FIS canfitpro, SPRA, CFES, LSS, BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA 4 CECs per half day


Brochure and Registration

In person

What CALA Group Aquafitness Booster Workshop
When:
Sunday, June 9, 2024 from 12:30pm - 4:45pm
Where:
Riverdale Community Centre, Hamilton, ON
Who:
Jaye Graham, CALA Trainer:
Credits:
4 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.
Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens May 8, 2024:
Stay tuned for further info

In person option

What: CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Pre-requisite for all CALA certifications

When: June 21, 22, 23 2024 (to be confirmed)

Where: Carmen Corbasson Community Centre, Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty

Download Registration form

In person

What CALA Aqua HIIT Power Workshop
When:
Sunday, September 29, 2024. 12:45pm - 7:00pm
Where:
Westmount Community Centre, Hamilton, ON
Who:
Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer
Credits:
4 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.
Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens August 29, 2024:
Stay tuned for further info

In person option

What: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: TBA

Where: Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown   CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12B CRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty

Download Registration form

In person option

What: CALA Healing Waters Aquatic Post Rehabilitation Specialty (HW) Training & Certification Course

When: TBA

Where: Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown    CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 8 CALA CECs 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*  8 CALA CECs if repeating the course

Download Registration form

Certification Assessments, Certification Written Exams

  On line

What: HW Open book exam writing on ZOOM

When: Date to be announced (9am - 10:30am Ontario time)

Where: ZOOM

Who: Email cala_aqua@mac.com to book a space to write the HW

 

  On line

What: VWT Open book exam writing on ZOOM

When: Sunday April 21, 2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm (Ontario time)

Where: ZOOM

Who: Email cala_aqua@mac.com to book a space to write the VWT

 

In person

What: Practical Assessments for Group Aquafitness & Healing Waters (30- minute mini-class)

Limited Spots available. Book ahead! First come, first served!

When: Friday May 3, 6:30pm - 8pm (3 assessment spots available)
           Saturday May 4, 12:30pm - 2:45pm (4 assessment spots available)
           Sunday May 5, 12pm - 4:30pm (7 assessment spots available)

Where: Valleys Community Centre, Mississauga, ON
Email
cala_aqua@mac.com to book a space for your 30-minute GAF Practical Assessment or a HW Practical Assessment

HW and GAF Practical Assessments

Please contact CALA to schedule live assessment.  You may also submit your practical assessment by video.  Please submit recording through Google Drive or other file transfer software such as e-transfer.  Please ensure you are not violating any music copyright permissions.  Utube, Facebook and other apps/programs will decline posting your recording if there are any music copyright violations. Some will post with the music muted if there are violations.

Certification and Pre-requisite Training

Start your CALA Aquafitness Leader Certification

Step 1:
Download
How to start your CALA certification journey

Step 2:
a.  Download the
CALA Vertical Water (VWT) Course details
 and the Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course  
b  If you qualify, send completed Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course form to CALA cala_aqua@mac.com
or
    If you do not qualify to bypass VWT course,
Complete the Pre-requisite VWT Course.  You can do it through Independent Study or On-site live training.
c  Download the Independent Learning VWT course details and registration form
or check the CALA Event Schedule below for On-site (live) available dates

Step 3:
a  Once your have complete the pre-requisite VWT course were approved to bypass the VWT course:
● Download
CALA Group Aquafitness (GAF) Training and Certification details

b Download the Independent Learning GAF course details and registration form or Check the CALA Event Schedule below for On-site (live) available date.

Step 4:
download
a copy of the CALA Event Schedule.

Vertical Water - Pre-requisite for all Specialty Certification Courses

In person option

What: CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Pre-requisite for all CALA certifications

When: June 21, 22, 23 2024 (to be confirmed)

Where: Carmen Corbasson Community Centre, Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty

Download Registration form

Independent learning option

CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Pre-requisite for all CALA certifications (VWT)

8 CALA CECs if doing a refresher course

Who:  Katherine McKeown   CALA Master Trainer

Download course details and registration form

Specialty Certification Courses

In person option

What: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: TBA

Where: Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown   CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12B CRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty

Download Registration form

Independent learning option

CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

8 CALA CECs

Who:   Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Prerequisite Successful completion of VWT Course or Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course     Course and CALA membership required

Download course details and registration form

In person option

What: CALA Healing Waters Aquatic Post Rehabilitation Specialty (HW) Training & Certification Course

When: TBA

Where: Mississauga, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown  CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 8 CALA CECs 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NSFA, NBFLA

*  8 CALA CECs if repeating the course

Download Registration form

No in person option currently available.  Please contact CALA if your facility is interested in hosting this training

What: CALA Healing Waters Aquatic Post Rehabilitation Specialty (HW) Training & Certification Course

Who: Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

 

Independent learning option

CALA (PPN) Aqua Pre and Post Natal Specialty Training & CERTIFICATION

8 CALA CECs

Who: Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Download course details and registration form

No in person option currently available.  Please contact CALA if your facility is interested in hosting this training

What: CALA Kick Box Training and Certification

4 CALA CECs per workshop (total 12 CECs)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

 

Independent learning option

CALA Kick Box Training and Certification

4 CALA CECs per workshop (total 12 CECs)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Part 1 - Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core - Upper Body Focus

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Part 2 - Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core - Lower Body Focus

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Part 3 - Aqua Kick Box Choreography

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No in person option currently available.  Please contact CALA if your facility is interested in hosting this training

Ai Chi Training and Certification

3 CALA CECs per workshop (total 6 CECs)

Who: Dylan Harries  CALA Master Trainer

Part 1 - Ai Chi The Dance Of Life (Introduction Clinic)

Part 2 - Ai Chi

 

Independent learning option

Ai Chi Training and Certification

3 CALA CECs per workshop (total 6 CECs)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer  

Part 1 - Ai Chi The Dance Of Life (Introduction Clinic)

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Part 2 - Ai Chi

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Independent learning option

CALA Aqua Infused Yoga Specialty Training and Certification Course

8 CALA CECs

Who: Karl Notargiovanni

Download course details and registration form

CALA Workshops and Clinics - Open to everyone
(no pre-requisites for workshops)
  On line - available for independent learning after April 20, 2024

CALA  Aqua CALA ZOOM Series #1 Pattern Method
When:  Sunday April 28, 2024 from 1pm - 3pm (EST)
Where:
from the comfort of your home

Who: Oded Netzer from Israel
Credits:  2 CALA CECs -

Download Registration Form (pdf)

In person

What CALA Intensive Combination Vertical Water Training & Group Aquafitness Clinic - Option to Achieve CALA Certification in Group Aquafitness Specialty

When: Saturday June 1 and Sunday, June 2, 2024 (8 hours per day)

Where: Exact Location to be announced Hamilton, ON

Who: Jaye Graham, CALA Trainer

Credits: 8 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.

Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens May 1, 2024: Stay tuned for further info

In person

What CALA Group Aquafitness Booster Workshop
When:
Sunday, June 9, 2024 from 12:30pm 4:45pm
Where:
Riverdale Community Centre, Hamilton, ON
Who:
Jaye Graham CALA Trainer
Credits:
4 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.
Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens May 8, 2024:
Stay tuned for further info

In person

What CALA Aqua HIIT Power Workshop
When:
Sunday, September 29, 2024. 12:45pm 7:00pm
Where:
Westmount Community Centre, Hamilton, ON
Who:
Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer
Credits:
4 CALA CECs Also canfitpro, OFC, BCRPA, SPRA, YMCA, NSFA, NBFA, CPTN, LSS, AFLCA, CFES.
Registration for non-City of Hamilton Staff opens August 29, 2024:
Stay tuned for further info

Independent learning option

CALA  Aqua HIIT Training - Just Add Water

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer
Credits:  1 CALA CECs -

Download Registration Form (pdf)

Independent learning option

CALA Aqua Kick Box Express  Just Add Water Webinar

*Opportunity for Aqua Kick Box Specialty Certification (* See specialty certifications)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 1 CALA, 1 BCRPA, 1 SPRA, 1 CFES, canfitpro, OFC, 1 NSFA, NBFA, YMCA

Download registration form

Independent learning option

CALA Aqua Strength featuring the Aqualogix Bells Power Pods  Webinar

*Opportunity for Aqua Kick Box Specialty Certification (* See specialty certifications)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 1 CALA, 1 BCRPA, 1 SPRA, 1 CFES, canfitpro, OFC, 1 NSFA, NBFA, YMCA

Download registration form

Independent learning option

CALA Super Set Aqua: Double the Work, Double the Fun!

Who:  Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 2 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

CALA Ai Chi Workshops

Part 1 - Ai Chi The Dance Of Life (Introduction Clinic)

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Part 2 - Ai Chi The Dance Of Life

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*Opportunity for Aqua Ai Chi Specialty Certification (* See specialty certifications)

Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer  

Credits: 3 CALA CECs per workshop

Independent learning option

CALA Kick Box Workshops

Part 1 - Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core - Upper Body Focus

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Part 2 - Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core - Lower Body Focus

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Part 3 - Aqua Kick Box Choreography

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Who: Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 CALA CECs per workshop (total 12 CECs)

Independent learning option

ABS-olutely Core Essentials

Who: Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Anatomy Series: 
Who:
Katherine McKeown   

Credits per workshop: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 2 NSFA canfitpro, 2 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

 

Session 1: 

Main Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle -Serratus Anterior, Pectoralis Minor, Levator Scapulae, Rhomboids, Trapezius Workshop

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Session 2: 

Shoulder Joint- Deltoids and Rotator Cuff: Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis & Upper Arm - Biceps Brachii, Triceps Brachii

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Session 3:

Inner Core - Pelvic Floor Muscles, Transversus Abdominis, Multifidus, Internal & External Obliques, Rectus Abdominis, Erector Spinae, Diaphragm

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Session 4: 

Muscles of the Trunk: Global Abdominals (Extrinsic Core) and Back Erector Spinae & Quadratus Lumborum Muscles

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Session 5: 

Erector Spinae and QL Muscles

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Session 6

Hip Abductors: Glut Med & Min, TFL, IT Band

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Session 7 

All Five Hip Adductors

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Session 8 

Gluteus Maximus & Hamstrings

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Session 9

Hip Flexors & Knee Extensors

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Independent learning option

CALA Aqua Flow(TM)

Who: Katherine McKeown     

Credits: 1 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Your Compass to Inspiration - Aqua 360 x 180

Who:  Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Functional Aquatic Training - CALA Workshop

Who:   Kristin Murphy

Credits: 3 CALA CECS

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Independent learning option

Pelvic Floor & Core Foundations

Who:  Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Aqua Zen - Updated for Today's World

Who:  Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECS

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Independent learning option

Aqua Running (101) - CALA Workshop

Who: Dylan Harries CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 4 CALA CECs
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Independent learning option

Amazon Arms 

Who:Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Aqua Beats Create CALA Waves 

Who:  Jennie Queen CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECS

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Independent learning option

Golden Gait - Water Walking  - CALA Workshop

Who:  Katherine McKeown  CALA Master Trainer
Credits: 3 CALA CECs
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Independent learning option

Aqua Healthy Back - CALA Workshop

Who:    Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECS

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Independent learning option

Muscle Strength & Endurance with the CALA Tempo Tree  - CALA Workshop

Who:   Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Feast on Form: Increase your CALA IQ - CALA Workshop

Who:  Katherine McKeown       CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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 Independent learning option

Changing the Chatter  - CALA Workshop  

Who: Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer   

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Integrating Aqua Yoga Poses into Aquafitness Classes  - CALA Workshop

Who: Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Aqua Articulation  - CALA Workshop

Who:   Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 3 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

CALA Kids: Aqua Fitness Friendship and Fun Clinic

Who: Katherine McKeown CALA Master Trainer

Credits: 8 CALA CECs

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Independent learning option

Aqua Infused Yoga Workshop - BCRP Conference

Who:  Charlene Kopansky

Credits: 1 CALA CECS

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Help CALA plan their upcoming ZOOM events by sending CALA your wish list. CALA continues to offer newly developed workshops based on various factors. Previously offered workshops remain available if there is interest.

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