September 30- October 1, 2017
Willowmere Farm 70 Willowmere Pond Road Stafford, Virginia 22556
Advanced Practice and Artistic Language can transform your student/ child’s practice experience.
At the Practice Miracle Experience Fall Retreat you will learn how to use Advanced Practice and Artistic Language to motivate your child and yourself, deepen the desire for advancement and develop key ingredients for success in any endeavor.
BONUS: You will significantly advance the practice skills of your child in one weekend!
Join Suzuki Teacher, Parent, Teacher Trainer and former Suzuki child, David Strom and Practice Parent Coach and Suzuki Parent, Jen Furlong for a private retreat weekend on Jen’s beautiful Stafford, VA farm. The retreat will refresh, renew and maybe even transform your practice relationships! You will grow, learn and have fun!
This retreat for parents, students and teachers is a specialized weekend that will take you deeply into the how-to of deep practice. Topics include:
- Growing commitment, determination and grit thought practice: grit
- Deepening standards of excellence
- What is advanced practice and how do you do it
- powerful coaching techniques for teachers and parents
- using advanced practice techniques to resolve resistance in practice and lessons
- Practicing beyond chunking- what deep practice is made of
- Elements of Artistic Language and how they support advanced practice
- Why advanced practice is available to the youngest players
- Advanced practice techniques for the independent practicer
- the magical mindset of advanced practice
This retreat will offer you and your student/ child the chance to work intimately with David & Jen! You will have plenty of opportunity to resolve unproductive practice habits while instilling new habits that motivate and transform.
Each child will be met at his or her age and skill level. Each parent or teacher will be taught appropriate advanced practice techniques for meeting and supporting that child on a daily basis. Plenty of time is built in to use and practice the techniques, ask questions, make mistakes and use the techniques again until you feel comfortable.
You will leave with a mastery of two core Practice Miracle techniques: Artistic Language and Advanced Practice!
Childcare will be provided for children over 4. Kids will alternate between participating in the retreat and playing on the farm. Activities include extensive outdoor free play, petting goats, chickens, donkeys and mule, and maybe even some kayaking on the pond for the older kids. Please bring your own bagged lunches. Snacks and water will be provided.
Register before September 25, 2017 to ensure placement.
Yes! I am ready for a Practice Miracle! Sign me up!
Full Retreat Tuition: $249
NOTE on TODDLERS: Toddlers and mobile babies are welcome with a care provider who is NOT attending the retreat. As we want all parents and teachers to maximize the impact of the weekend by giving their retreat their undivided attention, we ask that if you plan to bring your littlest ones, please also bring an adult they love and trust who can look after them. Nursing babes in arms are entirely welcome.
DEPOSIT POLICY: If you are unable to pay the entire tuition amount at once, but desire a spot at the retreat, You can email Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required at time of registration, and the tuition balance of $149 is due no later than September 25, 2017. Practice Parent Coaching only accepts deposits for entire retreat tuition.
SATURDAY ONLY ATTENDANCE: Priority enrollment is given to those who wish to enroll for the entire weekend. If you wish to enroll for Saturday only, please email Jen at email@example.com. Saturday only registration is accepted on a space available basis after the registration deadline of September 25. Single day enrollments are not accepted for Sunday. Saturday only tuition is $149.
Saturday Only Tuition: $149