Note to viewer: Since the publication of the video above, GSY has decided to make three Teacher Training Certification Programs: Level 1 GSY Practitioner; Level 2 GSY Practitioner; and Level 3 GSY Teacher. They will be offered in-person and online. They are sequential and can be mixed and matched in-person/online. Level 1 online is expected to go LIVE by late Spring 2017 (updated Jan. 2, 2017) .
Please see the Events and Retreat Page for in-person GSY Level 1 and 2.
***A new 4 Hour Introductory Teacher Training Workshop is now available online. Visit this page for more details.***
Benefits of Teacher Certification (Training)
Learn from integrative wellness pioneer, James Knight, E-RYT. During these revolutionary certification programs, you will develop a deeper understanding of the science and philosophy of uniting the body, mind, spirit through Gentle Somatic Yoga.
You will enter a world of learning where we unite the ancient teachings of yoga, cutting edge science, real-world case studies, and personal awareness of the Whole Being. You will gain practical experience in this innovative somatic education and healing practice to creatively guide yourself, your students and clients into self-mastery. This is a scientifically proven neuromuscular somatic re-education.
During the Gentle Somatic Yoga experiential learning process you will be invited to go deeper into what it means to live an embodied life through the lens of inner awareness. You will learn skills to erase old habits of holding stress and discomfort and find a path to liberated living. The result is a body that is more flexible, stronger, and liberated!
You will experience firsthand what clients from around the world have discovered through this unique educational model. Discover the truth about aging as we challenge long-held myths and discover the pathway to optimal health: Mind/Body/Spirit. Individually we connect with deepest part of ourselves, and express this vitality through our living Soma.
With his combined decades of experience as an intuitive bodyworker, psychologist, yoga teacher, and integrative therapist, James Knight compassionately shares what he feels to be the most progressive life enhancing methods for optimal health and wellbeing.
Is this program for me?
Do you view teaching movement as a healing art?
The Gentle Somatic Yoga certification programs are designed to support new and established yoga teachers, body-workers, health care professionals, therapists, and dedicated yoga students who would like to advance their own healing process.
Gentle Somatic Yoga is particularity helpful for yoga teachers or yoga therapists who work with specialty populations: Seniors, cancer survivors, people with PTSD, desk workers, athletes that want to improve their sport, recovery and rehabilitation, etc…
You will learn tools to teach Gentle Somatic Yoga in a wide range of complementary settings to support your individual market: group classes for the general public, office settings, health care facilities, and one-on-one training.
Registered Yoga Teachers can earn CEUs from Yoga Alliance.
For more information on our training programs, click on the links below.