Soma Life Coach® Certification

Steps to become certified:

Wellness Webinars & Zoom Groups
Complete all six wellness webinar series at your own pace. Complete quiz for each. Participate in 8 zoom groups.
8 WEek Somatics Training
Join coaching cohort and master "The Soma Cycle" coaching method.
Become Certified
Obtain your Soma Life Coaching certificate upon completion and begin coaching.
Part One: 8 Week Somatics Training
Training Schedule:
Next group: Sept 28 - Nov. 16th, 2021.

Training Includes:
 
Live zoom calls every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm (recorded).
Online interactive course in Somatic Coaching.

Skills You Will Master:
• Learn the distinction between embodied awareness (direct experience) and narrative communication. Guide clients into direct embodied experience.
• Move clients toward deeper connection with their felt sense and a more integrated sense of wholeness.
• How to use "bottom up" (somatic) interventions to support wellness
• Help clients access a deeper range of feeling states through various forms of movement, breathing, somatic opening and expression.
• Learn empathetic, attuned listening and motivational interviewing skills.
• Guide clients into present moment, compassionate self-leadership.
• Explore the interrelationships and facilitate dialogue between mind, adaptations, and emotions. Transform reactive and addictive patterns into authentic choice.
• Practical steps to guide your client through the Soma Cycle. Cycle clients from suffering into Soma, an integrated mind-body state grounded in present moment awareness.
• Theories of attachment (relationship theory), neuroscience, polyvagal theory, and bioenergetics.
• Body-Centered Qi Gong and meditation.
“Very informative and enlightening on what it means to be a Somatic Coach. The course will make you self-reflect as you learn Somatic approaches to healing.
– Matt Anderson

Complete Wellness Webinars at your own pace.

“Dr. Kutsko has developed a simple yet profound program that allows anyone to work through their most traumatic life events, as well as just the day to day stresses of managing time, emotional eating, finances & relationships.  I highly recommend taking this training.”
– Erin Lindsay O'Meara
Part Two: Wellness Training
Training Includes:
 
Wellness training is offered at your own pace through webinar self-study in addition to optional Live zoom calls with Dr. Kutsko (offered each Sunday from 4:00 - 5:30pm CST.)

Webinars
Each course has four chapters and four webinars. Listen and learn at your own pace.

Zoom Calls
Sunday's from 4:00-5:30
On Sunday Zoom calls you will hear Dr. Kutsko coach a group of her own clients in each area of wellness (see schedule below). Stay on call for half-hour after main group ends for live q & A for coaches only. Participation in 8 zoom calls is required for certification. Zoom calls offer practical coaching of wellness courses/content using the Soma Cycle method. After certification, you may also be invited to help coach on zoom calls.

Wellness Zoom call Schedule

First Sunday of Month: Soma Healing
Second Sunday of Month: Soma Habits
Third Sunday of Month: Soma Food Freedom
Fourth Sunday of Month: Soma Planning
Soma Fitness and Finance trainings are offered quarterly via zoom.

You will have up to 6 months to participate in zoom calls and complete all six Wellness Webinar series. Passing quiz for each course is required to your certificate and access wellness courses and receive ability to offer courses to your clients. Live review of material is available for anyone with a learning disability.

Once completed and certified you will have the tools and skills you need to support your own clients in each of these 6 areas of wellness.

Register:

$870
Lifetime Access to Wellness Courses
Soma Life Coaching Certificate
$145: Six Monthly Installments
Lifetime Access to Wellness Courses
Soma Life Coaching Certificate

Certification Benefits:

• Obtain your official Soma Life Coaching certificate which can be displayed on your website and social media accounts.
• Access all six Coassemble courses in facilitator mode which gives you ability to enroll your own clients and offer feedback on submissions.
• Start your own customizable website with the Soma Coaching logo and Soma graphics (additional fee based on your needs).
• Easily customizable marketing flyers and social media content (additional fee based on your needs).
• Ability to re-take training courses at anytime.
• Access to Somatic Cycling In-person Retreats (additional fee)

Soma Online Courses
Dr. Kutsko has created six interactive online courses using the Coassemble E-Learning platform. As a certified Soma Life Coach, you will have access to each course with the ability to enroll your own clients and offer online feedback to their course submissions. These courses can be used in combination with your coaching sessions, groups, retreats and workshops. Dr. Kutsko has done the work of creating a holistic blend of wellness courses needed for personal transformation and is placing them in your hands. There is a monthly fee of $30 to use the elearning platform with your clients.

As a Soma Life Coach, you will have the skills and tools to support your client using cutting edge somatic coaching skills in addition to transformational information in time management, fitness, finances, nutrition, emotional eating, habit transformation and emotional healing. Training includes coaching ethics, the coaching agreement, and business launch marketing options & resources.
"The course material created by Carolyn herself is extremely powerful material you won’t find anywhere else. It completely makes sense of complex concepts. She has developed powerful tools for each of life’s critical areas, such as time management, health and finance that, step by step, put your life together in a way that builds emotional health. After Going through the course,I could easily imagine how I would share this course with my clients and make real progress."
– Jody M.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I miss a Zoom call during training?
The eight week Tuesday evening zoom calls are essential to your training. However, life happens so certificate can still be earned if you participate in at least 6 classes. One on one sessions with Dr. Kutsko can be scheduled as make up sessions.
8 total Sunday Wellness Zoom calls are required and can occur at your own pace over course of six months. 
When can I begin training?
Next 8 week cohort begins on September 21, 2021. You will learn to view all challenges through the lens of the Soma Cycle and master the ability to guide your clients from resistance, fear and shame into confidence, embodiment and empowerment. You can sign up however at any time and begin wellness webinars.
Do I need prior counseling or coaching experience?
We welcome all levels of experience to join, whether you are an established counselor who would like to expand your skills or you have never coached before. The Soma Coaching Foundations module will cover all the basic principles you need to get started. Coaches will not work directly with trauma treatment, instead they are trained to follow the body in present moment time. Therapists will have opportunity to participate in advanced training modules working more specifically with treating trauma somatically. Check out the Therapist Track page for more information.
How long do I have access to the program?
You have indefinite access to the course material once purchased. However, you will need to pay a monthly fee of $50 to offer these courses to your clients.
Which eLearning platform will I be working with?
We developed our courses using Coassemble’s eLearning platform. You will learn how to successfully leverage this software during Zoom and webinar training.
What happens if I miss a webinar?
 Every wellness course has four chapters and one webinar per chapter. Webinar replays are emailed to you so you can listen at any time. You can earn your certification once you have passed the quiz for each course.