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Link to Muscle Workshop December 4

Learn the difference between resistance and drag

Breaking CALA news brought to you by Dylan Harries
CALA will be delivering the
Aqua Muscle and Core Program 
training using the new Aqua Logix Power Pod

The training will be offered
across the country in 2022/23
Keep an eye on the Schedule Events page  for available dates.

Contact CALA
to discuss how  you  can bring this
 training to your venue.


Thank you for the very helpful handouts. 



Dylan Harries presenter:  CALA Aqua Kickbox Upper Body Independent Study 

Contact CALA to register for their Aqua Kickbox Independent Learning. There are 3 workshops:
Upper Body
Lower Body
Take all 3 for Certification in CALA Kickbox

Testimonial from the CALA Lacombe Alberta Conference June 2022

CALA thanks everyone for their constructive and valuable feedback.  We learn from each experience.  This was the first time we offered a combined live/zoom conference.

The Need for a Balanced Workshop

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Charlene leading the new CALA Ultimate Aqua Muscle & Core (HydroRevolution - AquaLogix Equipment) workshop in Mississauga
Hello CALA Enthusiasts,
Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon workshop experience. The time really flew by for me and I had fun! The questions and creative ideas were wonderful and set a fabulous tone for the workshop. Many thanks to Ann and Lisa and Mark for helping out at the event. And special thanks for Linda Northcott for managing to book this workshop at Malton Community Centre.
Contact CALA if you would like to book an Aquafit Workshop of Certification Course at your facility.  416-751-9823  CALA offers customized workshops to meet your needs. Hybrid (theory through zoom and practical onsite).

Charlene presented and exceptional and important Older Adult Functional Movement Workshop in Mississauga this weekend.
Participants took away new ideas to to implement into their classes and an new insight into working with older adults.
Contact CALA if you would like to bring this workshop to your facility.

Older Adult Functional Movement Workshop
It’s all about strength, balance, coordination, mobility, & gait training to enable participants to age with vim & vigour. Learn how to build confidence & elevate self-esteem while motivating seniors to take charge of their health & well wellbeing.
Experience Aqua Infused Yoga poses to add to your classes. Move from chest deep to deep water or remain in one depth.

Contact CALA to register for Certifications and Workshop Independent Study Training

Charlene will review all the prescreening and announce those who have been chosen to participate in the Train the Trainer Program.  Remember you pre-screening should show your exceptional CALA knowledge and how you will train the CALA methodology using the newest CALA language.  If you need a copy of the most recent GAF and/or VWT manuals, please contact CALA.  Make yourself shine above all other submissions.  Remember your video recording file must be sent directly to CALA as a file not a link to the recording.  CALA requires a physical file.  You can use various means of Transfer transfer such as: google doc, inserted in an email, WeTansfer (free transfer software) or other transfer means.

Use your VWT Training Manual that you received as part of your training course to find answers to you basic questions.  It is a great resources.

Your GAF manual is your guide to assembling class plan.

Contact CALA if you need to replace your manual:


CUSTOMIZED Education including Hybrid ZOOM + on site training.

The agenda for a customized Hybrid Private Site Course includes active theory on ZOOM and active practical application of the theory in a facility pool and studio/classroom.

CALA encourages Facilities to establish in-house customized training for their staff and community members. CALA is able to deliver a wide variety of accredited continuing education workshops and specialty certification programs including, Aqua Personal Training, Aqua Pre-Post Natal, Group Aqua Fitness, Water Running, Aqua Kick  Box, Aqua Infused Yoga, Ai Chi, HydroRider, Healing Waters: Aquatic Post Rehabilitation, Liquid Barré, Aqua Matt and Ai Chi. The CALA Foundations of Vertical Water Training Course (VWT) is the pre-requisite for all specialty certifications.

 Centre of Excellence

Customized CALA Education will create a Centre of Excellence in your community. Your team of CALA Certified Instructors will share their expertise in both chest deep and deep water classes for all levels of fitness and all ages. Become a magnet for your community members by enticing a variety of people to explore the diverse Aquafitness class offerings that your facility will offer.

 How can CALA help your community experience the joy of movement?

The CALA holistic philosophy "encourages the mind to discover, the body to move and the spirit to soar". Let's work together to create an amazing, dedicated team of instructors who inspire the community to pursue health and happiness.



Hire highly qualified
CALA Certified Instructors

by posting your openings

with CALA.

Contact CALA with posting details.


Participant Feedback

Hello Katherine,

Thank you very much for being my instructor.  You are very thorough and detailed and at the same time are so encouraging and make it fun.  Learned so much.  It is the little things that count. I am so happy that I passed, you can't even imagine!  Thank you!

I appreciate your comments and happy that you can see how much I love aquafit and the participants.  It is good for my soul and my body!

I have been incorporating some Yoga into my classes already and can't wait to do the course with you!! I hope you have time to enjoy this summer and that your move is just what you dreamed of.  

Warmest regards.   Jo-Anne

Reflecting on CALA Events of past
Charlene Kopansky was recognized as a
Women of Influence
Making a Difference:
Sharing Passion with Purpose

Reflecting on CALA's Past

Mo Hagan presenting Charlene with her award

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Remember to practice deck safety when you return to your pool.

Ryka shoes are available through CALA. Contact CALA to discuss price and availability.

CALA Hydrorevolution discount code is “CALA”.  Discount code valid for CALA members only.



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