Course Outline – Level 2 Teacher Training Program

Chapter 1 – Introduction and Welcome

Module 1 Module 1 - Welcome and Overview
Unit 1 GSY - Before You Get Started
Unit 2 Welcome to Gentle Somatic Yoga Level 2!
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 James Knight | Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 2 Quiz - History
Module 2 Module 2 – The Neuroscience behind Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 1 Sensory Motor Amnesia
Unit 2 The Three Involuntary Reflexes
Unit 3 Stretch Reflex
Unit 4 Neuroscience - Going Deeper
Unit 5 Fascia
Unit 6 Aura and Chakras
Unit 7 Assignment – Case Study
Unit 8 Quiz - Science
Module 3 Module 3 – Methodology
Unit 1 Core Energetics
Unit 2 Vipassana Meditation
Unit 3 Pranayama
Unit 4 Pandiculation
Unit 5 Means-Where-By
Unit 6 Kinetic Mirroring
Unit 7 Brain Learns through Contrast
Unit 8 Lock-in
Unit 9 Integration Movements and Micro-Movements
Unit 10 Tips and Guidelines
Unit 11 Body Scan
Unit 12 Teachers Presence and Touch
Unit 13 Quiz - Methodology
Module 4 Module 4 – Philosophy
Unit 1 Finding Your Inner Yes
Unit 2 Written Assignment: Inner Yes
Unit 3 Quiz - Philosohpy

Chapter 3 – Somatic Movement Flows®

Module 1 Module 1: Preparing the Soma
Unit 1 Somatic Movement Flows® (SMFs)
Unit 2 Preparing the Soma
Unit 3 Somatic Seated Meditation
Unit 4 Three Part Breath – Pranayama
Unit 5 Vipassana Meditation
Unit 6 Ajna Meditation
Unit 7 Somatic Seated Moving Twist
Unit 8 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Module 2 Module 2: Neck, Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Neck, Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
Unit 2 Nodding Yes With Self-Massage Variations
Unit 3 Bowing Forward
Unit 4 Compass
Unit 5 Somatic Quick Neck Release
Unit 6 Looking Over Shoulder
Unit 7 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 8 Turtle
Module 3 Module 3: Upper, Middle, and Lower Back
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Upper, Middle, and Lower Back
Unit 2 Enhanced Arch & Curl
Unit 3 Low Back & QL Release
Unit 4 Snake Dance
Module 4 Module 4: Hips, Legs, and Feet
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Hips, Legs, and Feet
Unit 2 Enhanced Swimming Frog
Unit 3 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 4 Somatic Seated Bound Angle
Unit 5 Somatic Hamstring Release
Unit 6 Somatic Seated Forward Bend
Unit 7 Somatic Modified Pigeon
Unit 8 Windmill with Enhanced TFL Release
Unit 9 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 10 Wiping Sand from Feet
Module 5 Module 5: The Soma from Head to Toe
Unit 1 Anatomy of the Soma from Head to Toe
Unit 2 Flamingo
Unit 3 Somatic Mountain Pose
Unit 4 Miracle Moment
Unit 5 Somatic Standing Forward Bend
Unit 6 Quiz - 5 SMFs
Unit 7 Energy Booster
Unit 8 Chakra Attunement
Unit 9 Somatic Standing Body Scan
Unit 10 Quiz - 3 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
Unit 3 GSY Class #3 - Includes Core Energetic Exercises
Unit 4 Quiz - Sequencing

Chapter 5 – Assignments, Final Quiz and Teach-back

Module 1 Module 1: Written Assignments
Unit 1 Your Energy Body
Unit 2 Written Assignment
Module 2 Module 2: Final Exam
Unit 1 Final Exam
Module 3 Module 3: Final Teach-back
Unit 1 Teach-back Video
Module 4 Module 4: Video Library
Unit 1 More Videos of Gentle Somatic Yoga Live Classes
Unit 2 More Videos with Somatic Movement Flow enhancements

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 Awaken the Possible!