James Knight

Gentle Somatic Yoga

James Knight, E-RYT has been an Integrative Therapist and Yoga Instructor for over 25 years. He one of the pioneers in the field of Somatics and is certified as a Hanna Somatic Educator by the Novato Institute for Somatic Studies. His passion is synthesizing the neuroscience of Hanna Somatics with Hatha yoga and other interoceptive practices. James created an educational movement method called Gentle Somatic YogaÒ, and he travels the globe facilitating teacher training certifications, workshops, and cultural immersion retreats. To learn more, visit his website: https://www.gentlesomaticyoga.com.

Gentle Somatic Yoga holds special appeal for yoga teachers, bodyworkers, massage therapists, personal trainers, dancers, and other providers seeking to augment their skill set with new and more effective methods. Lay practitioners who are interested in taking charge of their health attend James's courses simply for their own personal benefit, using Gentle Somatic Yoga as a tool for aging gracefully. The customizable therapeutic Somatic Movement Flows James developed provide (often rapid and permanent) relief to those suffering from chronic back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, and foot pain. These Flows support recovery from injury, serve to improve mobility, and even prevent injury stemming from repetitive movements or lifestyle causes. James's aim is to educate people and empower the clients he serves with practical tools so they can take charge and control over their own healing process for a more fulfilling and vibrant life.

James Knight's Courses