The Gentle Somatic Yoga Encyclopedia contains nearly 50 Somatic Movement Flows with easy-to-follow instructions for home and clinical practice. It is designed like a workbook and outlines the immediate benefits, teaching points, and modifications applied to this advanced modality for self healing. The Encyclopedia also has the science, philosophy, and history behind Gentle Somatic Yoga®.
The foundation of Gentle Somatic Yoga (GSY) is a synergy and integration of Hatha Yoga & Hanna Somatic Education. It has been inspired by the work of Eleanor Criswell Hanna, Thomas Hanna, Moshe Feldenkrais, Lawrence Gold, and other advanced movement therapies.
James Knight, E-RYT, CHSE has been an Integrative Therapist for 25+ years and is a Certified Hanna Somatic Educator. He facilitates classes, workshops, online and in-person teacher training certifications, as well as international cultural immersion retreats worldwide.