9:00 – 9:15 Q and A
9:15 – 10:15 Canine Kinaesthetics Demo - Review protocol and landmarks.
10:30 Canine Kinaesthetics™ The Map – Session Two (Different dog) (Setting the patterns in place for our hands, and learning to chart a session.) Introduction to charting. Students will work either in pairs or singly, at their preference, proceeding through the protocol at their own pace. Staff will be assisting finger placement, handling, and behavioral dialogue details.
11:45 Feedback from Session two
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and dog free time – Lunch provided
1:00 Canine Kinaesthetics™ A Detailed Look – Session Three (Refining the hand positions with respect to the various parts of the body. The critical five zones.) This will be a combination demo/hands on exercise where we refine the use of our hands in these critical zones. Staff will be demoing and coaching while each student is working with a dog. Students may use the dog from Session One if they would like.
- Neck and head
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 3:30 Feedback from Session three
3:30 Canine Kinaesthetics™ On Your Own – Session Four (Your first full detailed session on your own. Students will pick a different dog.) Each student will be working on a dog through the entire protocol with staff assisting as necessary. Each student will keep a chart of their session.
4:30 Feedback to Session four, Ahhas, Questions
Group dinner in the evening, at people’s pleasure.