The main goals of the program are:
To increase body awareness
To become aware of attitudes, emotions and reaction patterns
To experience body strength
To increase self-confidence and learn to rely on your own strength
To experience your power and to learn how to translate inner feelings into action
To use mental strength related to inner strength
To feel, set and defend boundaries
To deal with exciting situations without losing your inner strength
To deal with sexuality and different forms of sexual violence
Aside from important theoretical backgrounds, different methods of approach will be taught and practiced. The training is centered around three themes:
ground your body, centre your power and focus your mind.
Working with these themes teaches girls and women to connect with their body, inner feelings and strength, and from there connect with the environment.
The Rock aspect enables girls and women to believe in their own strength and to increase their self-confidence. The Water aspect provides the tools to translate this new-found strength into communication with others.
Rock and Water working with girls/woman consists of a 10-lessons program:
1. Stand strong and stay strong
2. Generating force from your basic
3. Power of breath and using your voice
4. Body language and attitude
5. Rely on your intuition and feelings
6. Feeling and setting boundaries
7. Dealing with sexuality and sexual violence
8. Mental strength and self-confidence
9. Making choices: the Rock quality
10. Communication and solidarity: the Water quality
The training program is tailored for teachers, trainers/coaches, therapists and Rock & Water trainers, who want to support girls and women to re-connect with their inner strength.
Gadaku Institute, located in the Netherlands, has set up a new partnership with Rock and Water Ltd.
Rock and Water Ltd is the contracted provider of Rock and Water training courses in the United Kingdom.
This year the 3-day Rock and Water training course will be held in Conventry, West Midlands. The 3-day Training Course is the most comprehensive Rock and Water experience. The training provides each participant with an intensive overview, the philosophy and theory, and learning many games, exercises and best practice strategies in order to deliver the Rock and Water programma.
The course will be presented by Freerk Ykema, programme author and founder of Gadaku Institute, from the 17th to the 19th of October 2018. For registration or more information about the course: www.rockandwater.org.uk
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Rock and Water Australia
Gadaku Institute / Rots en Water NL
1741 BN Schagen
Tel: 0224-21 33 46
Fax: 0224-21 50 45