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Directed by Mara Kimowitz, creator and CEO of StretchSource®, the StretchSource Certification is a rigorous and comprehensive training program in the StretchSource® System of Assisted Stretching. The program crafts advanced stretch coaches with expert skills – coaches with the ability to evaluate issues and implement a stretch program to improve them. Graduates can choose to incorporate the StretchSource® System as an add-on to services, use the system as a stand-alone service, apply for employment at the StretchSource® studio or chose to open a stretch studio independently. Full certification includes a written and practical exam included in course fee.

step 1: learn methodology

Lay the groundwork for understanding the core principles of the system and how they apply to stretching.

step 2: practice makes perfect

Dive into the mastery of the technique through guided hands-on work as well as the knowledge to address biomechanics and postural issues.

step 3: pass the exam

Students have the chose to receive an award of attendance for continuing education credits or advance to full certification by passing a 2-hour practical exam.

step 4: Fellowship & workshops

Interested in learning more or opening up your own stretch business? Our Fellowship Program offers stretch coaches business growth support and continued learning opportunities to enhance your skills, help more people and open up a success business.

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course dates

winter 2021

STRETCHSOURCE CERTIFICATION

PREREQ:

Must be a Certified Personal Trainer, Licensed Massage Therapist, Pilates Instructor, or Yoga Instructor.
Format:

Day 1-2: 9am-4pm
Day 3-5: 10am-3pm
Add’l 2-hour exam scheduled separately.
WEEKDAY February 20- 24, 2021
WEEKEND February 20-21 & 26-28, 2021
 
 
1.9 credits NASM (personal trainers)

30 hours NCBTMB (massage therapists)
15 credits AFAA (exercise instructors)

STRETCHTRIBE WORKSHOP

Learn how to teach the popular StretchTribe® format both in-person and virtually. This format can be used for working with an individual client or a group. Designed to enhance one’s professional knowledge of passive stretching, this 1-day workshop delves into the popular
StretchTribe® Curriculm which can be offered in-person or virtually.
Format:

10am-4pm, March 13, 2021

prenatal stretch workshop

A popular weekend course taught by Mara Kimowitz. Learn how to design a safe and creative stretch program for pregnant clients. Study the anatomical and physiological changes pregnant women experience and how these affect posture, flexibility, joint health, and other pregnancy issues. Utilizing the StretchSource® repertoire, create effective stretch protocols to support clients during pregnancy and prepare them for labor and delivery.
Format:

10am-3pm, April 24-25, 2021

Important Registration Disclaimer

You are required to have a valid and current profession that allows you to perform assisted stretching with clients and patients under scope of practice in your designated location of service in order to participate in StretchSource Certification Course.  If you have any doubt then we recommend you contact your professional board, association or organization as well as check with your city, state, or provincial government for stretch training regulations under your chosen profession.

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Tuition

*Certified Trainers have passed the StretchSource Certification Course

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