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MKS water-shiatsu (watsu) aquatic bodywork, 4-day intensive training in BULGARIA 2-5 February 2019

tailor made intensive watsu training taught by Giovanni Baccarani in Leshten, Bulgaria. February 2019
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246,00 EUR
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Pay now only a deposit of 100 Eur (and the rest the first day of the course) using the coupon DEP-100/260EUR before paying on the cart page. If you are repeating this course you can get 40% off this price using the coupon code AU40A before paying on the cart page. CALL US +359884669156
CALL US +34686408473
Course starts Friday, 11 January 2019 at Course ends Monday, 14 January 2019 at


Note about arrival and departure: We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before beginning of the class in order to complete your registration and familiarize yourself with the facility. The daily class schedule will be communicated on the first day of class (indicatively every day from 09:00h to 18:30h, with a lunch break).
We will need each and every single hour of the class, so please do your best to arrive in time and organize your travel back home in such a way that you won’t need to leave before the end of class.
What to bring: - Comfortable clothes for land classes
- 2 Swim suits, lycra swim cap, towel/bath robe, pool flip flops, products for the shower and care of your skin.
- 1-1,5 litres bottle of water in plastic or metal.
- Minerals for rehydratation.
- Notebook and pen.


ENGLISH - Български: вижте по-долу
We want you to have an impact and make the difference for your patients' life. Our training programme is designed to ensure that you can start providing personalized aquatic bodywork sessions to meet the needs of your clients/patients immediately after the course completion.
Our programme focuses on 5 major areas:
1) non verbal, body-to-body communication;
2) tools to function in the water as a therapist;
3) resources to support the receivers in several different ways and be able to work with people of different sizes and conditions;
3) specific techniques to work on different areas of the receiver's body and address the most common issues.

During this intensive training we make sure that you will get enough information and techniques so that your learning will revert immediate benefits to your clients/patients.
The program is extremely practical, with 70% of the hours in the pool, 30% land class for the theory.
Educational material (manual and video) are made specifically for your training.

By completing this training you will :
- increase your knowledge and skills in aquatic bodywork and
- learn how to use watsu-inspired techniques with the general public.
- Safely and effectively move and support the receivers in the water.
- Describe the 7 principles of MKS watsu and apply them effectively in your sessions.
- Use proper bodymechanics to improve the handling of your clients and increase the impact of your sessions.

- How to use empathy and tonic-dialogue to create an environment that is safe and nurturing for the receiver/client/patient.
- The ability to listen your receivers' body, understanding their unexpressed needs and how to accompany them in a journey towards a better quality of life.
- The properties of water and how to use them in your favour.
- 4 different postures that allow you to work in security and stability while performing both static-and dynamic techniques.
- How to use water as a three-dimensional massage table, in absence of gravity.
- The principles of biomechanics and movement specific to the aquatic environment.
- The ability to support the patient effortlessly and safely, in a physiologically correct and comfortable way in side-lay, supine position and in sitting positions.
- More than 30 techniques to relax, stretch and mobilize the entire body of your patients, using correctly and effectively the biomechanics of the receiver and your own.
- Understand the objectives and expected results for each of the techniques presented.
- The 7 principles of the "Master Key System" as applied to water-shiatsu (watsu).
- To develop your perception of the patient's breath and how to adjust the progression of movements to this dynamic.
- To develop your inner serenity to work with presence.
- To recognize personal boundaries, your own and those of your patients, and how to cross them in a respectful and constructive way ("filling the space between the patients and yourself").
- Health care guidelines for therapist.

- Learning through games and role playing.
- Demonstrations.
- Hands-on practices.
- Critical review of practical activities and presentation of relevant theory.

We create an inspirational learning experience for all participants so that they can express their full potential.

Your training will be lead by the Director of the International School of Watsu, Mr. Giovanni Baccarani, a world-class senior instructor with over 15 years of experience.


Тренинг програмата е създадена, за да гарантира професиналната Ви компетентност да започнете предлагането на аква сесии, чрез които да посрещнете потребностите на клиентите и да ги водите в процеса на трансформация.

Основни фокуси на програмата:
Невербална комуникация. Обшуване тяло-тяло.
Терапевтични инструменти за терапия във вода.
Ресурси за подкрепа на клиентите и начини за работа с хора с различни размери и условия.
Специфични техники за работа в радлични области на тялото. Най-често срещани проблеми.

По време на този интензивно тренинг ние гарантираме, че ще получите достатъчно информация и техники, така че вашето обучение да върне незабавни ползи за вашите клиенти / пациенти.
Програмата е изключително практична, с 70% от часовете са в басейна, 30% в зала, специално подготвени материали.

След приключване на обучението Вие ще:
- Обогатите знанията и уменията си за аква терапия.
- Научите как да изполвате аква техники, вдъхновени от watsu и да ги споделяте за професионално и лично развитие.
- Безопасно и ефективно движение на тялото във вода.
- Описание и прилагане на седем принципа на MKS watsu
- Използване на подходяща механика на тялото с цел подобряване работата с клиентите и увеличаване на ефективността на сесиите.

Какво още ще научите по време на тренинга:
- Как да използвате емпатия и тоник-диалог, за да създадете среда, която е безопасна и подхранваща за / клиента / пациента.
- Способността да слушате тялото на кллиента, да разбирате неизяснените му нужди и да ги придружавате в пътуване към по-добро качество на живот.
- Свойствата на водата и как да я използвате във ваша полза.
- 4 различни пози, които ви позволяват да работите в безопасност и стабилност, докато изпълнявате както статични, така и динамични техники.
- Как да използвате водата като триизмерна маса за масаж, в отсъствие на гравитация.
- Принципите на биомеханиката и движението, специфични за водната среда.
- Способността да поддържате пациента без усилие и безопасно, по физиологичен и удобен начин в странично лежене, легнало положение и в седнало положение.
- Повече от 30 техники за отпускане, разтягане и мобилизиране на цялото тяло на вашите пациенти, като използвате правилно и ефективно биомеханиката на клиента и вашата собствена.
- Разбиране на целите и очакваните резултати за всяка от представените техники.
- 7-те принципа на MKS watsu.
- Да развиете възприятието си за дишането на пациента и как да регулирате прогресията на движенията към тази динамика.
- Да развиете вътрешно спокойствие, за да работите с присъствие.
- да разпознавате личните граници, собствените си и тези на вашите пациенти, както и как да ги пресичате по уважителен и конструктивен начин (запълване на пространството между пациентите и себе си).
- Насоки за здравни грижи за терапевт.а

Обучение чрез игри и ролеви игри.
Критичен преглед на практическите дейности и представяне на съответната теория.
Създаваме вдъхновяващо учене за всички участници, за да могат да изразят пълния си потенциал.

Джовани Бакарини- основател на международно училище за аква терапия- WATSU, с повече от 15 години практика.
ACCOMMODATION AND HOW TO GET THERE Accommodation in a local resort.
with B&B service.
The cost per night is:
64 Eur or 126 Lv for 3 nights in a double room
84 Eur or 168 Lv. for 4 nights in a double room.
128 Eur or 256 Lv for 3 nights in a single room
164 Eur or 328 Lv for 4 nights in a single room
Address of the resort will be provided upon registration.
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Places are limited to guarantee each participant will receive personalized attention from the instructor(s).
Registration will be accepted on a first come - first serve basis.
INCLUDED IN THE COURSE TUITION Professional, highly effective -yet fun- instructors' teaching during course hours. Learning materials (course manual). Fee to use of all class related facilities. Certificate of participation issued by the International School of Watsu. TO PAY SEPARATELY Travel expenses, food and lodging costs (see details in the 'ACCOMMODATION' section).


Cancellation gives no right to any refund of the course tuition paid.
In case the minimum number of students is not achieved the organization has the faculty to postpone or cancel the course. In case of cancellation you will be refunded the full deposit with no further compensation. In case of postponement the deposit will be refunded to the students who request it.


Students repeating the class will take advantage of a 40% reduction on the tuition fee, either the full tuition or the early bird tuition as appropriate.
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