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Free Coach Education Webinar - Joga for Gymnastics with Jana Webb and Rozita Roshan

Start: June 2, 2020
End: June 2, 2020

Location: Webinar

Gymnastics BC invites all coaches to attend our educational webinar for coaches - JOGA with Jana Webb and Rozita Roshan.
During this activity based webinar:

  • General Introduction to Joga; The 3 Components of Joga: Breathing, Posture, and Relaxation
  • How Joga can help support the gymnast's recovery and prevent injury commonly associated with skills and drills, strength training, full-floor, beam, vault, and bar routine
  • How Joga can provide mental and emotional support and manage the stress associated with the competitive nature of the sport and the day to day life of a gymnast
  • How Joga can improve the gymnast's performance by creating neuromuscular memory that intrinsically stabilizes the spine during their performance and ultimately for life.
  • Example video here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIvvNlrBni0mShIHxvQumZx_gRG9C2DEA

Webinar Details
Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM -11:00 AM (approximately) Pacific time

Sign-Up Details

Please register online for this free Coach Ed Webinar.  Further details, including a Zoom access link, will be sent to you via email on the day of the event.  
*Please note: This webinar is designed for registered coaches. As space is limited, registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


Registration Deadline: 9am - Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  

Should you wish to register following the registration deadline - please email coaching@gymbc.org and if space is still available - we will try to get you in!


Presenter Bio: 

Presenter: Jana Webb (creator of Joga and CEO/Founder of Joga World)

  • 15+ years experience as a movement innovator and fitness expert
  • TEDtalk Presenter Keynote speaker at leading sport and fitness conferences
  • Trained with NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLB and Olympic and national teams
  • JOGA founder and creator—the program has certified over 350 JOGA Coaches across North America
  • Reebok Ambassador

Demo Coach: Rozita Roshan (Get Fit First/Joga World)

  • Throughout the past 15 years in Vancouver, Rozita has maintained her certification with Gymnastics BC and has earned the respect and admiration of athletes and their parents as a competitive (Flicka and Balance) and recreational (West Vancouver Recreation Centre) gymnastics coach.
  • After suffering a knee injury and going through physio and rehab exercises to overcome her injury, Rozita inadvertently took part in a Joga (Yoga for athletes) class at Steve Nash Sports Club and discovered that it helped her to cope with her chronic knee pain. Recognizing Rozita was an advanced student who exhibited a love for the classes, the instructor encouraged her to become a certified Joga coach.  Shortly thereafter, Roshan completed the coaches training and is now a certified Joga coach and has launched classes in the Vancouver area.
  • Her love for competitive sports was developed in her youth as a champion on the National Iranian Gymnast team.
  • After completing her bachelor's degree in physical education and sports science, she worked as a gymnastics coach, swimming teacher, and group fitness instructor in Tehran. During this period, Rozita coached the national Iranian gymnastics B team, which ranked second for two consecutive years.
  • Moving to Dubai, Roshan became a physical education teacher in a private school for 5 years prior to landing in Vancouver BC where she settled and continued to developer her career.
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise)
  • ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist