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Online Tracking Instruction

Scroll down to find information about the latest coaching series whether you want 1:1 personal coaching, or to take part in small group settings. People from across Canada have been enjoying and learning from these sessions since 2014. 

The Spiritdance Method

Read below to learn about Donna Brinkworth's experience, accomplishments and methods. More importantly, find out why 100s of trackers have found success after working with Donna. Donna brings Professional Coaching skills to the world of tracking to work with both ends of the line! Scroll right down to read more about Donna and her dogs.

URBAN Instruction for SUCCESS

Is Urban tracking a mystery to you? Are your frustrated with the lack of clear instruction? If you can't make it to a hands-on seminar, why not try the new Crack the Code 2-part Webinar series! Urban tracking is fun and easy, once you understand.

Summer Lessons

Summer tracking lessons are available on weekends in Medicine Hat, Brooks, Calgary, Olds and Red Deer

Follow Spiritdance Tracking on Facebook for updates to hook up for some fun training! 

Summer Seminars

The Spring Warm-Up Seminar was so much fun and there are more to come! Scroll down for information about an exciting urban seminar in Edmonton Alberta July 13-14! 

And there's more... life coaching, and club, group or team coaching

If you would like a tailored seminar or online webinar for your club, please contact me using the form below.  Non-tracking groups may like sessions on goal setting, performance and motivation!  For more on life coaching visit spiritdancelifecoaching.ca 

Announcing FREE Training Podcasts and Client Only Support

Tune in and Train Along Information

Free training podcasts! And a client only site with detailed training and coaching support. Here’s the first Spiritdance podcast! I promise I’ll get better but I’m so excited. Please visit https://spiritdancetracking.podbean.com to follow the series. 


CLICK HERE FOR PODCAST #1

Experience the Spiritdance Method

Reach Your Goals with a Professional Coach!

My goals are to help you re-imagine your life and to reach your dog tracking goals! The Spiritdance Method combines professional life coaching, extensive experience as a clinician, participant and judge and client success since 1995! My approach helps you attain your goals whether you choose 1:1 coaching, online training, live, personalized webinars or in person lessons, coaching and seminars.  

Professionalism and Experience

As a Professionally Trained and experienced Coach, I have the tools and understanding to help you to achieve goals with a practical training plan that meets your individual needs. I can help you to learn more about tracking and gain new insights into your life so that your training is holistic and filled with spirit, vitality and enthusiasm.

Supportive Journey

Committing to a training program takes dedication and discipline. The Spiritdance Method uses concepts from world class athletes, leading edge tracking methods and sport psychology for continuous improvement, consistent performance and lasting growth. My personal commitment is to provide you with accountability, understanding and support while developing habits of excellence and attaining goals! 

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CRACK THE CODE ON URBAN TRACKING! Online Webinar

Additional Information

Urban tracking is my passion! I love to help others discover how tracking in urban areas can improve your handling and your ability to read your dog. This two-part webinar  is designed to show trackers that urban tracking is easy and fun! 


"Crack the Code" means

  • Figure out how to do something
  • Reveal the mystery
  • Solve the riddle
  • Experience a breakthrough


In Webinar One, learn about the urban environment, scent, and receive tips for homework!

In Webinar Two, debrief, discuss and develop a plan for progress to achieve success in urban tracking


  • Learn how to 'see' scent and understand how scent moves in urban environments
  • Learn how to plot good tracks, be prepared for anything and to be spatially fluent
  • Give your dog tools, teaching them to quickly discern scent flow and scent edges
  • Learn to make quick observations through multiple problems and transitions along a track
  • Unlock your potential using proven coaching techniques for mind and body


FIRST SESSION 

April 25 - theory and homework

Coaching support for one month

May 23 - work review, coaching and planning


SECOND SESSION

June 13 - theory and homework

Coaching support for one month

July 18 - work review, coaching and planning



Learn More

Register now for one of these sessions!

Limited to 7 participants per session

Spiritdance Webinars are recorded for access for one month. We do not offer 'cookie-cutter training' and recommend live participation so that coaching is tailored to your needs and your questions are answered.


DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

urban tracking seminar - edmonton july 13-14, 2019

CRACK THE CODE ON URBAN TRACKING! Get Ready for Fall Tests!

Hands-on Urban Training at various locations in beautiful Edmonton Alberta

Learn in person how to 'Crack the Code' on Urban Tracking! 


  • Learn how to 'see' scent and understand how scent moves in urban environments
  • Learn how to plot good tracks, be prepared for anything and to be spatially fluent
  • Give your dog tools, teaching them to quickly discern scent flow and scent edges
  • Learn to make quick observations through multiple problems and transitions along a track
  • Unlock your potential using proven coaching techniques for mind and body


Working teams will be offered drills and exercises to improve handling and to build confidence in the urban environment. Maximum 8 working teams plus auditors.


$300 per working team includes two tracks / day, handouts, photos, critique and a training plan

$125 to audit for the weekend


REGISTRATION DEADLINE is May 31, 2019

Teams are encouraged to place a hold on your spot


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


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online coaching and hands on lessons



Visit the Spiritdance Tracking Community (link at top) for schedules, testimonials and detailed course descriptions

About Donna Brinkworth

Supporting Trackers since 1995

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Since 1995 Spiritdance Tracking has been offering lessons and seminars across Canada. Donna is passionate about sharing and helping new and experienced trackers on their journey! In 2014 Donna became the first tracking trainer in Canada to take tracking online, bringing people together from across Canada to learn, share and grow together. 

Professional Coach since 2014

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Donna added Professional Performance Coaching and Life Coaching after graduating from Erickson College's world renowned Art & Science of Coaching program (International Coach Federation certified!). Coaching puts the focus on the client's needs and adds value to instruction. There is no cookie-cutter, recorded training in the Spiritdance Method. It is always fresh, live and about you. 

Passion plus Experience

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Donna is one of the few people in Canada to have THREE Tracking Champions! She has trained multiple breeds of her own including German Shepherds, Border Collies and Rough Collies in tracking, herding, obedience and conformation. In tracking, Donna's dogs have earned 9 TDs, 6 TDXs, 5 UTDs and 3 UTDXs since 1989. Donna is also a CKC Tracking Judge (all levels) who has judged across Canada! Donna works with all breeds, mixed breeds and working lines equally and appreciates them all. 

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