Cody is a thoughtful group facilitator who teaches contact and toss juggling, hula-hooping, poi and other circus/flow arts. Utilizing the principles of gentle teaching, he uses circus arts to build relationships with clients, facilitate calm and focus, and teach a variety of coping strategies.
His programming is highly accessible and inclusive, and he has worked with a diversity of groups and organizations, such as: Creative Options Region (COR), the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living, YMCA Regina, SaskAbilites, Fox Valley Counselling, R.O.A.R. (a Moose Jaw based organization dedicated to increasing acceptance and supporting families of children with developmental disabilities), the Military Family Resource Centre (15 Wing), and students from pre-k to grade twelve in schools across Canada. He also has over three years of experience in the classroom (EA for Horizon School Division and Teaching Assistant for Montessori School of Regina) and is currently a full-time B.Ed. student.
Cody is Trained/Certified in:
- Hoop Play Level One & Children’s Programming
- MEND and SPARK (active and creative play, physical fitness and nutrition for children, youth and families)
- Gentle Teaching (Levels One & Two)
- Person-Centered Thinking
- Mandt (de-escalation training)
- Safetalk & ASIST (suicide intervention)
- Mental Health First Aid