Seattle SpinPoi Certification Course
Become a Certified SpinPoi Instructor in this 2 day course on working with poi as a therapeutic tool.
The SpinPoi Certification is an evidence-based qualification stemming from clinical research on the effects of poi on physical and cognitive function. Participants will learn about working with poi as a therapeutic tool for wide variety of clients including older adults, children, those with dementia, Parkinson’s, and more. Participants will then have a chance to focus their homework and various course components on the population(s) they plan to work with in their community. This is an 8 hour course delivered over two sessions. Participants are expected to attend the full sessions and complete 12 hours of homework outside of class.
Before purchasing your registration please read the full course description to ensure you understand what is involved and can meet the prerequisite criteria, which involves a police check.
Dates and Time
This is an 8 hour course delivered over two sessions. The course will be held at the Madison House Assisted Living Community, 12215 NE 128th St, Kirkland.
Session 1: Saturday July 29th, 2023. 10am – 2pm PST
Session 2: Sunday July 29th, 2023. 10am – 2pm PST
Continuing Education Units
This course is approved for a total of 19 hours (7 contact hours and 12 homework hours) of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the Continuing Education Institute of Illinois. The following professions are eligible: Nurses, Acupuncturists, Counselors, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers. If you work in a professional outside of these fields and are interested in receiving CEUs please get in touch, as it may still be possible to get approval. If you would like to proceed with CEUs please choose the “SpinPoi Certification Course + CEUs” option from the dropdown above.
Your Course Resources
Upon purchase you will gain admittance to 8 hours of hands-on training, plus access to the following digital course resources and study materials:
✔︎ Complete Early Childhood Education Pack
✔︎ Presentation Slides
Upon Course Completion
Upon successfully completing the course you will join the team of Certified SpinPoi Instructors across the globe and gain access to addition resources, including:
✔︎ Be listed as an official instructor on spinpoi.com
✔︎ Gain access to the Instructor Portal with additional resources to support you such as an extensive library of poi routines and documents to help you run your classes smoothly (consent forms, invoices, etc.)
✔︎ Gain access to the Certified SpinPoi Instructors facebook group where instructors are supporting each other and sharing resources in real time.
✔︎ Receive a paper copy of your certificate in the mail
✔︎ Be promoted as a Certified Instructor across SpinPoi’s social media, with continued promotion of any workshops, events, or news you might have as you continue your journey
✔︎ Continued support from Dr. Kate Riegle van West as and when needed
A cancellation can be requested at any time by emailing [email protected]. Cancellation requests submitted prior to 30 days from the course date will receive a 90% refund. Cancellation requests submitted within 30 days of the course date will receive a 50% refund. If there are extenuating circumstances please email Kate to discuss.
Please direct any inquiries to Kate at [email protected]. Looking forward to spinning with you soon!