Not only will this journey benefit your clients, but it also includes your own wellbeing as a primary tool for supporting your clients!

TISI Level One - Schedule and Curriculum
Trauma Informed Somatic Intelligence

Dates to Be Announced for Vernon

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28 hrs in person, 8hrs online live class time, and 8-15 hrs online self directed

Live Online Group Classes x4

Bi-weekly Mondays 6-8pm.

Online Components - x4
 8-15 hrs. at your own pace

Two Weekends of In Person Weekend Experiential Workshops
Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm


Total hours for Level One is 48 hrs 




Additional Practice Requirements
It is highly recommended you concurrently have weekly private sessions with a skilled Somatic Therapist while you take this course. Integration of this material deep into your own unique nervous system is vital for becoming truly trauma informed in your work with others. Completion of all levels and certification in TISP or TISI will require a min of 6 hours of private sessions logged per Level.

Listening Buddy Sessions:
You will be instructed to take another student as a practice buddy so you can have weekly listening explorations together and keep the learned material alive.



Total Cost for TISI LEVEL ONE

One Time payment: $2570
4 Monthly Installments of $699
5 Monthly Installments of $560

Installments must be completed by Final Class


TISI Level 1: Practitioner Basic Somatic Tools

Taking the information provided in the intro course we will then take you deeper into the realm of bringing the conceptual understanding into an experiential somatic wisdom. Following the physiology and theories of trauma, (or form and function of our nervous systems), you will begin to build the inner tools to track and respond from a bottom up approach. We will be integrating the theory throughout this course with experiential exercises and chi gong.

Level 1 Course Outline

  • Interoception
  • Bottom up approach
  • Right brain to right brain

  • Physiology of cyclical systems.. heart, breath, cerebral spinal
  • Expansion/Contraction, Flexion/Extension patterns
  • Introduction to interoception

  • Proprioception vs Interception
  • Neurophysiology of connection through mirror neurone
  • Attunement and the felt sense within the therapeutic relationship

  • Neuro-physiology of connection and mirror neuron’s
  • The felt sense within the therapeutic relationship
  • Dual awareness within client centred practice

  • The triune brain
  • Brain stem, limbic, neo-cortex, mid prefrontal cortex

  • Form vs Function
  • Understanding stress responses,
  • effects on physiology, and behaviour

  • Exploring concepts of holistic health
  • BPSS and the biomedical model
  • Working within scope of practice

Theoretical framework and experiental practices

  • Holistic consent: verbal, non-verbal, somatic
  • Experiential practices to embody responsiveness to consent

Mapping through the felt sense