Gentle Somatic Yoga® Weekend: Find Your Inner Yes
with James Knight, E-RYT 200, CHSE
November 3 - 5, 2023
Discover why Gentle Somatic Yoga® (GSY) has gained worldwide recognition as a method for an immediate and lasting solution to chronic pain, stiffness, and other tension-based patterns in the body. Experience a weekend of complete restoration and inspiration for renewed lifestyle choices. You will be guided through therapeutic corrective movement sequences called Somatic Movement Flows®. Instead of traditional stretching, these mindful sequences reprogram muscles to dissolve chronic pain, dramatically improve flexibility, and re-establish good posture. The results return us to our natural state, which is peace and well-being.
You will be invited to embody progressive and innovative techniques that combine Hatha Yoga, Hanna Somatic Education, Core Energetics, pranayama (breathing exercises), and healing visualizations. As the practice of Yoga continues to become mainstream, people are searching for more gentle, kind, and nourishing ways to move.
Dispel the myth of aging, discover your “inner yes”, and build confidence to take charge of your own health and wellbeing. Bring back comfort to the movement of your body, improve your health, and amplify the overall quality of your life.
This is a great introductory course for anyone wanting to build or enhance a daily home practice. Also, if you are a Yoga teacher, Yoga therapist, bodyworker, or health care professional you can learn new skills and immediately implement them into your group classes or customized personal sessions.
This weekend workshop program is part of Gentle Somatic Yoga Level 1 Training—a longer, more in-depth certification program. Therefore, you are welcome to extend your stay for a few more days at Yogaville and continue with your Gentle Somatic Yoga education. During this in-person event, you will learn more about the method, neuroscience, history, and philosophy behind GSY. James Knight will teach you 25 Somatic Movement Flows along with “learning labs” and breakout sessions for questions and answers about healing your own body. At the completion of the six-day program, you qualify to become a GSY Practitioner Level 1 with a Certification add-on option.
Learn more about James and Gentle Somatic Yoga on the Integral Yoga Podcast, Episode 80 | James Knight | Gentle Somatic Yoga.
Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities
- Yoga Alliance (YA): Approximately 7 contact hours.You can input your contact hours using your YA login information.
- Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Knight is an amazing instructor with a vast amount of knowledge. His workshops are beneficial to people of all levels—from the most basic to the advanced level students. Despite participating virtually, I felt as if I was in an in-person setting. He takes time to listen to the participants and answer all questions. I highly recommend taking a class with James! — Ruby K. Jain
A highly experienced and skilled teacher. James is great. — Judy
James offers a program that is easily received, both in body and mind. He brings in the neuroscience aspect and also speaks from the heart. I found the positions he offered were very clear and helpful. I also appreciated the modifications. I highly recommend him! — Alexandra Whitehurst
This online LIVE workshop with James was a delightful experience! The class wasn’t huge which was nice and we could ask questions and chat with him just like we were in the same room. He is very approachable, honest, humble, caring and professional. I hope to learn from him again sometime. — Kathy Graham
James has been an Integrative Therapist for over 25 years. He is a Yoga teacher (E-RYT 200) and Certified Hanna Somatic Educator (CHSE). From his combined experience as a lifelong yogi, intuitive bodyworker, psychotherapist, and movement educator, James created a method of Yoga that integrates what he discovered to be the most progressive, life-enhancing techniques into an embodied movement practice. Gentle Somatic Yoga was born out of years of exploring means of connecting and integrating the deeper aspects of the whole Self (Soma). James’ passion is to awaken the possible for people living with challenges related to physical limitations. He…
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