workshops

Handstand Workshop
With
Fred Nicolas

Friday: Feb. 15 6:00-7:00pm
Saturday: Feb. 16 2:00-3:00pm
Fee: $25.00 + Tax
Ages: 14+

All Levels welcome!

Whether you are a total newbie to handstands or you have prior experience, this one-hour workshop will give you all the tools you need to learn how to safely play upside down with complete body awareness.

Class will begin with a short warm up and transition into different techniques and conditioning drills focusing on hollow body core work, stability & floor alignment.
Equipment such as parallettes, blocks and mats will be used.

The class will transition to proper handstands drills appropriate to your skill and level to begin, continue, and perfect your handstand journey.


Fred Nicolas is an Olympic gymnast from France. Having competed in the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta Georgia in 1996, he went on to become a successful Circus acrobat performing in nearly 3000 consecutive shows with Cirque du Soleil and Dragone as well as being a part of 2 show creations – Le Reve and Viva Elvis.

Fred is now coaching gymnastics in Saskatoon at Marian Gymnastics where he is an owner of the Recreation Program. Fred is a Level 4 gymnastics coach with high-levelled gymnasts competing at Canadian Championships annually.

He has recently traveled to Houston, Texas to train and work with many of the best coaches in the world – Laurent and Cecile Landi, who are presently coaching Simone Biles – the greatest gymnast of all time.

Fred is an expert in physical preparation and conditioning for gymnasts and students who wish to develop their acrobatic abilities. His innovative ideas and training methods help students acquire the strength and control needed to learn basic skills which develop into more advanced skills.

 


Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation Workshop

Date: Friday Feb. 22
Time: 8:15-9:15pm
Cost: By donation only - Proceeds will be donated towards CHEP Good Food inc
Age: 16+

Kaitlyn Keller will be guiding this workshop which offers a unique experience of floating weightlessly in a hammock, in a feeling of stability and joy while at the same time helping you escape your thoughts for a few moments.
Sound meditation creates beautiful frequency that interrupts your brain signals to help create a state of peace, in order to let go of your stress or worries that you have at this moment. It is a great way to let go of everything in your life and focus on yourself and your body.

A few of the benefits you that will experience from the class:
- Affects all cells in your body
- Balances both hemispheres of the brain
- Changes old ways of behaviors, habits, and way of thinking that no longer serve us and are harmful to health
- Cleanses negative emotion and energy
- Deep Relaxation
- Helps recover after illness, trauma and invasive medical treatment
- Improves sleep
- Soothes, purifies and harmonizes emotions and feelings.
- Stimulated circulation
- Stress reduction

Kaitlyn Keller is an intuitive healer, she uses her different modalities to fine tune your session with her.

She is trained in: Crystal Singing bowls, Usui /Holy Fire Reiki, and is a Master of Crystal Reiki. She has a deep connection with spirit and is able to use this to deeply individualize each session. She uses different physical or intuitive tools in each session, which can include crystals, singing bowls, or words that are needed to be heard.

She is a channel for spirit to connect with whoever she is working with and only listens and provides guidance where ever she is guided.