Chapter 1 – Introduction and Welcome

Module 1 Module 1 - Welcome and Overview
Unit 1 Before You Get Started
Unit 2 Welcome to Gentle Somatic Yoga Level 1
Unit 3 Overview of this Course
Unit 4 Course Structure and Navigation
Unit 5 Course Objectives
Unit 6 Student Demographics

Chapter 2 – History, Neuroscience, Method and Philosophy of Gentle Somatic Yoga

Module 1 Module 1 - History of Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 1 Pioneers of Somatic Movement
Unit 2 Thomas Hanna | Hanna Somatic Education
Unit 3 Eleanor Criswell Hanna |Somatic Yoga
Unit 4 James Knight | Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 5 Quiz: Level 1 - History
Module 2 Module 2 - The Neuroscience behind Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 1 Sensory Motor Amnesia
Unit 2 The Three Involuntary Reflexes
Unit 3 Neuroscience, Neuroplasticity, and the Beneficial Effects of GSY
Unit 4 Pain and its Purpose
Unit 5 Stretch Reflex
Unit 6 Assignment: Body Map
Unit 7 Quiz - Level 1 - Science
Module 3 Module 3 - Methodology
Unit 1 Teachers Presence and Touch
Unit 2 Pandiculation
Unit 3 Means-Where-By
Unit 4 Kinetic Mirroring
Unit 5 Brain Learns through Contrast
Unit 6 Lock-in
Unit 7 Integration Movements and Micro-Movements
Unit 8 Tips and Guidelines
Unit 9 Body Scan
Unit 10 Visualization and Meditation
Unit 11 Quiz - Level 1 - Methodology
Module 4 Module 4 - Philosophy
Unit 1 The Inner Yes
Unit 2 Quiz - Level 1 - Philosophy

Chapter 3 – Somatic Movement Flows®

Module 1 Preparing the Soma
Unit 1 Somatic Movement Flows® (SMFs)
Unit 2 Preparing the Soma
Unit 3 Somatic Legs Up The Wall, Bound Angle and Reclining Twist
Unit 4 Somatic Cat-Cow and Somatic Child's Pose
Unit 5 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 6 Namaste Flow – Pranayama
Unit 7 Rainbow
Module 2 Neck, Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Neck, Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
Unit 2 Somatic Head Circles
Unit 3 Heart Opening
Unit 4 Foot Sliders
Unit 5 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 6 Celtic Cross
Unit 7 Swimming Shoulders
Unit 8 Inside-Out
Unit 9 Somatic Hand, Wrist, & Finger Exploration
Module 3 Upper, Middle, and Lower Back
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Upper, Middle, and Lower Back
Unit 2 Beads On A Necklace
Unit 3 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 4 Model On a Runway
Module 4 Hips, Legs, and Feet
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Hips, Legs, and Feet
Unit 2 Swimming Frog
Unit 3 Somatic Psoas Release
Unit 4 Somatic Hip Opener
Unit 5 Around The Clock
Unit 6 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 7 Somatic TFL Release
Unit 8 Somatic Standing Calf Release
Module 5 The Soma from Head to Toe
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Soma from Head to Toe
Unit 2 Restore the Core
Unit 3 Lighthouse
Unit 4 Body Yawn
Unit 5 Quiz - 5 SMFs

Chapter 4 – Gentle Somatic Yoga Full Length Classes

Module 1 Module 1: Sequencing Videos
Unit 1 GSY Class # 1
Unit 2 GSY Class #2

Chapter 5 – Gentle Somatic Yoga Final Exam and Teach-back

Module 1 Module 1: Review
Unit 1 Review Body Map from Chapter 2, Module 2
Module 2 Module 2: Student Teach-back
Unit 1 Teach-back Video
Module 3 Module 3: Video Library
Unit 1 GSY Level 1 Student Teachback Video Vignettes
Unit 2 GSY Level 1 Learning Laboratory: Modifications, Enhancements and Props

Chapter 6 –  Business and Marketing

Module 1 Module 1 - Business and Marketing
Unit 1 Description and Titles for GSY Classes & Workshops
Unit 2 Website Content
Unit 3 Social Media

Chapter 7 –  Next Steps for Continued Education

Module 1 Module 1: Next Steps
Unit 1 Welcome to the Somatic Tribe!

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