Instructor Training



SongShine INSTRUCTOR TRAINING DETAILS 

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Learn innovative techniques which bring new life to voice compromised by Parkinson's' Disease, stroke, 
other neurological disorders, and aging voices. SongShine, an Arts in Healthcare Program, 
is based on the science of neuroplasticity and built on the foundation of breath. 
Other techniques include:
Physical Awareness  ~~  Role Playing
Vocalises (classical singing exercises)  ~~  Speech
Group and Solo Singing  ~~  Emotional Engagement
Creative Imagination and Drama  ~~  Improvisation
Engaging the Creative Brain

Instructor Training is ideal for Speech Therapists, Music Therapists, Drama Therapists, Voice Teachers, 
Singers, Choral / Instrumental Directors, Actors, Activity Professionals, Teachers, 
and those who have a passion for working with aging and neurologically-challenged voices.


DATES                                                                                                        

Check-in (Sunday) October 29, 2017, after 4pm: 
Welcome Dinner and Opening Session at 6:30pm
   
(Monday and Tuesday) October 30 - 31, 2017:  
Training will be held from 9am to 5pm 

Check-out (Wednesday) November 1, 2017
Training will be held from 9am to 3pm 


LOCATION AND LODGING 

45000 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, California 92210

The Miramonte Resort & Spa is a peaceful desert oasis nestled near the Santa Rosa Mountains. Set amid olive trees and citrus groves, you’ll feel immediately at ease and at home at this spectacular Tuscan-style resort, with an award-winning spa and world-class golf right at your fingertips.
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

TRAINING FEE 

EARLY-BIRD Discount! $550 when registration is received by October 1; $625 afteOctober 1


WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Price includes:
    • Lodging; three nights at the Miramonte, a beautiful Hilton Curio Collection Hotel near Palm Springs, CA (spacious room with King-sized bed; free parking, complimentary wi-fi internet access, and full use of the resort facilities)
    • Welcome Dinner and Opening Night Event
    • 3 Full Breakfasts
    • 3 Gourmet Lunches (special diets accommodated at no extra charge)
    • 20+ Hours of High-Intensity, Interactive, and Fun Training
    • Newly Revised, 126-page Training Manual with SongShine Carry Bag
    • After the Training, you will receive on-going mentoring and oversight by Ruthanna and Peter as you start and continue a 
      SongShine
      group in your local area, senior center, hospital, clinic, or senior residence facility 

HOW DO I GET THERE?
Driving Directions:
By car, Indian Wells is conveniently reached via the Interstate 10 Freeway, just a two hour drive from Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego. From the West: Take I-10 East. Exit on Cook Street and turn right onto Cook Street. Turn left on Hwy. 111. Make a right turn onto Indian Wells Lane and follow the signs to the entrance of Miramonte Resort & Spa.

From the Airport
Palm Springs International Airport
Turn left on El Cielo Road, and then left on Ramon until you reach Interstate 10 traveling East. Turn right on Cook Street. Turn Left on Hwy 111. Turn right on Indian Wells Lane and follow the signs to the entrance of Miramonte Resort & Spa

Distance from Hotel:15 mi.
Drive Time: 20 minutes

Ontario International Airport
Take I-10 East from E. Terminal Way, E Airport Drive and N Archibald Avenue. Exit on Cook Street and turn right onto Cook Street. Turn left on Hwy. 111. Turn right on Indian Wells Lane. Follow the entrance signs to Miramonte.

Distance from Hotel: 86 mi.
Drive Time: 1.5 hours

Los Angeles International Airport
Take the 105 Freeway East. Exit 605 Freeway North. Exit Hwy 60 East to I-10 East. Exit on Cook Street and turn right onto Cook Street. Turn left on Hwy. 111. Turn right on Indian Wells Lane. Follow the entrance signs to Miramonte.

Distance from Hotel: 128 mi.
Drive Time: 2 hours

San Diego International-Lindbergh Field
Take I-15 North to I-215 North. Exit Hwy 60 East to I-10 East. Take the Cook Street exit off I-10. Turn right onto Cook Street. Turn left on CA-111. Turn right on Indian Wells Lane and follow signs to the entrance of Miramonte.
Distance from Hotel: 122 mi.
Drive Time: 2 hours


HOW DO I REGISTER? Spaces are filling fast! Register soon!

Click Here for Online Registration. You may use the PayPal button below for your fee payment.


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Spaces are filling fast! Register soon!

Click Here for Online Registration.
Class size is limited to 25, so reserve your space early.



STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

For more information, click here to take a look at the extensive FAQ section of the Certification Training Page, or contact 
Ruthanna Metzgar at (425) 210-3612 
or via email at ruthanna@
songshineforparkinsons
.org 


OUR THANKS!

This training is funded in part by:

 the Drever Family Foundation

Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation

Grace Helen Spearman Charitable Foundation, 

SongShine Foundation,

as well as many other individual donors. We appreciate their generosity, which keeps this training affordable.