Experience Freedom Through Somatic Awakening
A Live Virtual Introduction to
Gentle Somatic Yoga®
with GSY Founder James Knight


As the practice of Yoga continues to become mainstream, people are searching for more gentle, kind, and nourishing ways to move. In this online workshop, discover why Gentle Somatic Yoga® (GSY) has gained worldwide recognition as a method for immediate and lasting solutions to chronic pain, stiffness, and other tension-based patterns in the body.
All ages and abilities welcome.

Date: Sunday March 28, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 

CEU’s: Yoga instructors may claim 4.50 CEU hours for this event.

During this workshop you will learn and explore: 

  • Science proven and heart-based self-care self-healing techniques to amplify your immune system
  • Ten or more therapeutic corrective sequences, called Somatic Movement Flows®, that significantly improves flexibility, enhances strength, reestablishes good posture and dissolves chronic pain
  • How to discern the important difference between stretching-versus-pandiculation and also fitness-versus-wellness
  • New skills that you can implement into your classes or private sessions if you are a yoga teacher/therapist, bodyworker or health care professional

The program sessions are livestream on Zoom and will be recorded.* If you are unable to join us live for a portion of the sessions you will have access to the video recordings for 30 days after the program ends. Recordings are usually emailed within 3 days and are available to program participants only.

*James will be the only one spotlighted for most of the time. The exception is during the Q & A sessions. You’re welcome to turn off your camera if you don’t wish your image to be recorded.

What you will need for the workshop:
– An electronic device that has access to Zoom
– Reliable wi-fi
– Props: cushions, blanket, chair if you’d like extra support
– Notebook and Pen

Deep Dive Program Schedule: 

Join James Knight, founder of Gentle Somatic Yoga® for an inspiring day of movement education. 

Session One  |   12pm – 2pm 

  • Welcome:  Brief introduction to Gentle Somatic Yoga® (GSY)
  • Practice and embody:  5+ new Somatic Movement Flows® during this one hour GSY Class 
  • Deepened understanding: James will review each Somatic Movement Flow® taught in the class and offer customized tips and guidelines for home practice. Q & A (We encourage note taking)

Break  |  2:00pm – 2:30pm

Session Two  |  2:30pm – 4:30pm

  • Presentation: James will highlight the neuroscience behind this revolutionary approach to self-healing and inspire you how to recognize and reprogram habitual patterns of stress held deep in the body
  • Practice and learn 5+ additional Somatic Movement Flows® to inspire and enhance your practice
  • Deepened understanding: James will review each Somatic Movement Flow® taught in the class and offer customized tips and guidelines for home practice. Q & A (We encourage note taking)

What This Course Contains:

  • Two 60 minute practices that will take you on a journey of self-care and self-healing. The first hour practice will focus on the upper body, the second on the lower body. 
  • Two 60 minute practice sessions (fondly called the “learning laboratory”) where James will review, in detail, each Somatic Movement flow taught in both of his classes. In these sessions participants can ask questions and take notes.  
  • One 15-20 minute presentation in which James will highlight some of the principles behind Gentle Somatic Yoga (neuroscience, method, and philosophy). The intention is to take your experience of Gentle Somatic Yoga to the next level of embodiment through a deeper understanding of how this method can profoundly transform your life.

Yoga instructors may claim CEU hours for these classes.




About James Knight

James has been an E-RYT, CHSE (Certified Hanna Somatic Educator), and Integrative Therapist for 25+ years. His passion is to inspire and encourage others to live a fulfilling life of physical, emotional and spiritual freedom.

From his combined experience as a lifelong yogi, intuitive bodyworker, psychotherapist, and movement educator, James founded a method of integrating what he discovered to be the most progressive, life-enhancing techniques into an embodied practice of mindful movement. Gentle Somatic Yoga® (GSY) was born out of years of exploring means of connecting with the deepest aspects of himself.

As an architectural and interior designer, master Feng Shui consultant, and professional photographer, James enjoys designing sacred spaces and other creative endeavors that reflect his spiritual aesthetic. On a personal level, he enjoys spending quality time with loved ones while cultivating and energizing conscious communities.

When not in a pandemic, James spends much of his time traveling the world facilitating teacher training certifications, workshops, and cultural immersion retreats. Please join him and experience GSY for yourself!