What equipment will I need to participant in the course?

Your will need a skateboard, preferably a cruiser board or a longboard. If you do not have one see the skateboards on the Wellness Riders store any of the boards listed will work well for learning. You will need protective gear and a helmet, these are also on the store if you do not have your own.

When can I start the course?

You are able to start the online course as soon as you purchase. Once purchased you will be sent an email with access to the course, the community and huge welcome from us with additional coaching to help you get started. You will also get weekly coaching within the facbook group with others on the course and by email.

The in-person programmes are currently held a few times a year in Auckland. See here when the next course is running.

How do I connect with others on the course?

We also use our private facebook group and email to provide additional coaching and support during the course. If you have any questions you can get in touch with us via email at manaakimotunz@gmail.com and we would love to support you.

What platform is the course content hosted on?

The course is hosted on Thinkific an online course platform. Our highly-practical and uplifting videos will guide you through the beginner steps of your holistic skateboarding journey. Step-by-step exercises and worksheets in PDF form will help you can implement everything you learn in the training videos.

Is there a facebook group?

Yes there is a facebook group where you can share your progress with other wāhine (women) on the course with you.

Are there any in person lessons?

Our signature Manaaki Skate programme uses interactive video lessons and weekly challenges to support your learning. You will be connected to our facebook group where you can connect with other Manaaki Skate Wāhine (women) and the team are available by email whenever you need. 

We will run a limited number of in person programmes in Auckland, New Zealand. Make sure you join our newsletter to be first to have the opportunity to join. 

If you are wanting private lessons we offer this within the Auckland area, please email manaakimotunz@gmail.com.

What is the time commitment?

Each module is around 30mins of video coaching. Your practice time is up to you and it really depends on what works for your lifestyle. You can keep your practice short and sweet or leisurely and long. Think of it as time you are taking for yourself to invest in your well-being. You also have lifetime access to the lessons so you can review them as you please.

Am I too old to participate?

No way! This course has been designed for adult women in mind so this is for you. However anyone can participate.

What is the value of the online course?

- There are 6 comprehensive modules in this course, equivalent to 6 hours of private coaching at $80+ per hour = $480 value
- Weekly coaching through the Facebook group for a year of additional support = $520
- Lifetime access to all materials = priceless
- Grand Total = $1,000

Because of the magic of the internet, our team is able to coach much larger groups than if lessons were in person, meaning everyone benefits from economy of scale, and the group rates we charge are less.

So for only $97* you are get $1,000 worth of coaching and support.

Can I get a refund?

 Yes, we have a money back guarantee for the first two weeks of the course. If you find it is not for you get in touch and we will organise the refund.