Yoga for the Special Child® Reno 2018 Basic 1 Registration

No prior yoga or teaching experience is needed to attend the Yoga for the Special Child Basic 1 Program.

Registration Link:     Click here to register for the Yoga for the Special Child® Basic Part 1 Program Reno 2018 with Kathy Randolph. Registration begins November 2017.

Registration Letter:

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Toll Free Number 1-888-900-YOGA

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC

232 Hidden Bay Drive #503

Osprey, Florida  34229                                                               

Telephone: (941) 925-9677   Fax: (941) 925-9433

E-Mail: info@specialyoga.com   Web: www.specialyoga.com

November 16, 2017

We are pleased that you will be joining us for our June 17-22, 2017, Yoga for the Special Child® Basic 1 Program from Saturday June 17 through Friday, June 22, 2018.  It will be held at The Yoga Center, 720 Tahoe Street #C, Reno, NV  89509, (775) 881-7848, www.theyogacenterreno.com.   Your host is Kathy Randolph, contact e-mail is kathy@theyogacenterreno.com, contact phone is (775) 322-4600.

 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

The course hours are Sunday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

All Yoga for the Special Child® trainings are accredited with the Yoga Alliance.  The Basic 1 is the first 48 hours of a 95 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher curriculum, and qualifies as continuing education.

The Workshop program is being submitted for Continuing Education Credits by:

Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy

Nevada State Board of Occupational Therapy

Nevada State Board of Nursing

Nevada State Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology

Nevada Registry Early Childhood Education

If you need continuing education credits in a related occupation please contact Kathy well in advance about approval by the appropriate State of Nevada authority.  If you are from another state, you need to check with your own state board to see if they accept CEU’s approved in Nevada.

TRANSPORTATION

The Yoga Center Reno will provide transportation from the airport to your hotel if you arrive by 10:00 p.m.  On the final day, we can pick you and your luggage up at the hotel before the training, and then take you directly to the airport afterwards.

MEALS & ACCOMMODATIONS

Participants will be responsible for their meals and accommodations. If you need a room with handicap access, please remember to mention it at the time you make your reservation.

MEALS

There are many reasonably priced restaurants within 1 mile of The Yoga Center. Most have vegetarian available, some provide made to order for food allergies, vegan and vegetarian.  There are 4 parks within 1 mile for picnicking.  The Great Basin Food Co-op, with local organic groceries, is several blocks from The Yoga Center and one block from the Legacy Vacation Club.  There are also whole food and organic stores within driving distance.

 ACCOMODATIONS

Please note: Reno is a tourist destination, hotels fill early and this is rodeo week.  Please book your reservation as soon as possible.

We have arranged to have group hotel rates at the Legacy Vacation Resort.  It is easy walking distance, and all units have fully equipped kitchens.  This is an older resort, clean and well maintained.  Note that this is a timeshare, and does not offer daily maid service (housekeeping services are available for an additional fee), but does provide clean towels and sheets whenever requested.  Contact Kathy for rates and booking details.

Downtown casinos, nearby hotels and motels, Airbnb:

Downtown casinos are .7 to 1.5 miles from The Yoga Center.  Please note the casino gaming areas are all smoking areas.  You can find some good deals on the various travel websites, but do check on walking distance to The Yoga Center if you will not have a car.  Please contact Kathy at The Yoga Center if you want to ask about the neighborhood you are looking at.

 WHAT TO BRING

-A notebook and writing materials

-A yoga mat.  The Yoga Center has mats available for your use if you are traveling light.

-A doll for you to practice with during group instruction and yoga demonstrations. The doll should have articulated arms and legs long enough to manipulate into yoga poses. Large size “Raggedy Ann” type dolls work best.  The Yoga Center has dolls if you are travelling light, please let us know if you would like to work with one of our experienced dolls so we have enough for everyone.

 WHAT TO WEAR

Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes, including pants and shirts that allow you to move freely during yoga postures. The weather in Reno in June can range from snow to 100 degree temperatures, and often include 40 degree swings from day to night. Dress in layers, and bring sunglasses, hat and sunscreen.  The area is in the high desert, at 4,800 ft. elevation with single digit humidity, so drink plenty of water.

CHILDREN

For parents or caregivers who plan to attend the Program with their child, we have included a questionnaire. Please fill it out and return it to us as soon as possible.  If you know of any parents of children with special needs who would like to bring their children to volunteer during the Program for demonstrations, please contact Kathy Randolph at The Yoga Center for information.

Parents will be responsible for providing their own childcare.  We can put you in contact with certified teachers and licensed day care providers in the area if you like.  Please contact Kathy at The Yoga Center Reno for referrals.

PROGRAM PAYMENT

You can pay by check or by PayPal.  A deposit of $300.00 will hold your space, and total payment of $1,080.00 ($300.00 deposit and $780.00 final payment) for the Basic 1 Program must be made in full at least one month prior to the program start date.  Payments by check are made payable to:

Please contact Kathy if you would like a PayPal invoice, which will include a PayPal fee  so your total payment will be $1,120.00 ($300.00 deposit and $820.00 final payment).

CANCELLATIONS

All payments made are non-refundable, unless the program is canceled by Yoga for the Special Child (YSC), in which event you will receive a full refund. However YSC shall not be responsible for refunding airline tickets or hotels under any circumstances.  You will be notified when the program is confirmed with enough participants so you can book your tickets and hotels.

If registrant cancels 10 or more days before the program start date, by way of YSC receiving notice from registrant within that time, the sum of $80 shall be deducted by YSC as an expense of administration.  Any balance paid in excess of $80 shall be held for registrant without interest, and may be applied by registrant to another program within one year of cancellation.  If not applied within one year, all monies paid shall be forfeited.

If registrant cancels less than 10 days before the program start date, the sum of $300 shall be deducted by YSC as an expense of administration.  Any balance paid in excess of $300 shall be held by YSC without interest, and may be applied by registrant to another program within one year of cancellation.  If not applied within one year, all monies paid shall be forfeited

Barring a medical emergency, no refund will be issued to participants after the Program begins.

 ABSENTEE POLICY

No Certificate or License will be issued to any participant who fails to attend the complete program. There are no exceptions.

The teacher training experience can be a time of deep emotional connection for some people. Though this process is healing, it can also be stressful. If you have any history of mental illness i.e. depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder or any form of psychosis, it would be very helpful for your teacher to know in order to be sensitive to your needs.

 *PLEASE NOTIFY US IF YOU WILL BE TAKING ANY PRESCRIPTION DRUGS DURING THE PROGRAM.*

If you have any questions regarding the program, please feel free to contact us at the Yoga for the Special Child® office.   If you have questions regarding registration or logistics, please contact our host, Kathy Randolph at The Yoga Center Reno, (775) 322-4600, kathy@theyogacenterreno.com.

Sincerely,

All of us at,

Yoga for the Special Child®