Registered Somatic Movement Therapist


Become a Professional in the burgeoning field of Somatics

Our program maintains the high standards of an Approved Training Program of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA). Our graduates meet all requirements to become Registered Somatic Movement Educators and Therapists.
LIFE Movement’s 500-hour combined training programs required to become a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist include

Upon completion of all trainings listed above, graduates may apply to ISMETA to become Registered Somatic Movement Therapists. Upon registration, graduates have 2 years following their graduation to complete 150 practice hours with clients and students to maintain their registration.

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I took a workshop with Dan Leven back in 2012, in the midst of a very dark time in my life, and I was so moved by the practices he shared that I began working with a SomaSoul® therapist shortly thereafter and eventually began the professional training. I tried talk therapy for a number of years, but SomaSoul® Somatic Therapy helped me in ways talk therapy never could, and if I’m being completely honest, it saved my life. I am now a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist, and I teach Shake Your Soul® each week, which brings me so much joy. I have found belonging in a way that I always craved but never knew was possible — belonging within myself and within a community of people who I remain connected to in a deep way.
Madeline DC

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