Strozzi Institute offers unique advanced courses for individuals, practitioners, coaches, and organizations seeking to build on foundational knowledge of Somatics within their personal and professional lives. As a student in our advanced courses, you will continue to deepen your understanding the transformation possible through the body – working intimately with our experienced team of teachers, discovering new levels of embodied learning and practice, and receiving personalized training and growth assessments. 

Successful completion of our Embodied Transformation course is a required first step for all of our advanced courses and pathways. If you have not completed this course, please click here for upcoming course dates and enrollment information. 

Somatic Coach Certification

Somatic Coach Certification Program

An immersive 8-month certification program

  • Petaluma, CA cohort begins April 11, 2024
  • Washington, DC cohort begins June 12, 2024
  • Petaluma, CA cohort begins September 12, 2024
  • Rome, Italy cohort in (TBD) Fall 2024

Embodied Transformation course is a prerequisite.


A combination of in-person sessions and online resources. Experience how somatic awareness, opening, and practices can help you move from intellectual coaching to deep transformational work — and empower you and your clients to achieve more. 

Somatic Coaching Intensive

4-Day Training at the Dojo in Petaluma, CA
Rescheduled for March 21 – 24, 2024 (enrollment not yet open)

This course was crafted by our senior teaching team based on the requests and curiosities of our certified coaching graduates. Join us to cultivate the confidence and competency needed to move your clients through the arc of transformation.

Advanced Somatic Coaching Certification

Multi-day Training at the Dojo in Petaluma, CA
Self-paced

Our Advanced Somatic Coaching Certification program offers an ongoing path for Somatic Coaches who have completed our Somatic Coaching Certification

Embodied Leadership Pathway

Leadership Training | A 6-month leadership transformation
2024 Course Dates Coming Soon

Embodied Transformation course taken in-person is a prerequisite

Providing a breakthrough experience to senior leaders to significantly uplevel their leadership capacity, deepen their leadership maturity, and create a bigger impact. 9 days of in-person learning, 3 virtual learning sessions, 2 virtual group coaching sessions.

Advanced Somatic Coursework

Leadership & Embodiment

4-day Training at the Dojo in Petaluma, CA November 10 – 13, 2022

Embodied Transformation or its online equivalent is a prerequisite 

In our introductory courses, you learned foundational embodied practices in service of the powerful commitments you crafted toward your life and leadership. Continue your somatic journey to become a more effective leader while continuing to build somatic skills to confidently embody the leader you want to be.

Somatic Bodywork Level One

5-day Training at the Dojo in Petaluma, CA November 16-20, 2022

Embodied Transformation course is a prerequisite.

In this level one advanced course, you’ll learn how to utilize breath, movement, touch, energy, and the physical body to create sustainable change in your personal journey and professional work. Create a safe, compassionate sphere for client work.

Somatic Bodywork Level One

September 4 – 8, 2024

Embodied Transformation course is a prerequisite.

In this level one advanced course, you’ll learn how to utilize breath, movement, touch, energy, and the physical body to create sustainable change in your personal journey and professional work. Create a safe, compassionate sphere for client work.

Somatics, Trauma & Resilience

June 27 – 30, 2024

Embodied Transformation course is a prerequisite.

Recognize conditioned tendencies that stem from trauma and learn to take new actions aligned with your values and vision. Address historical wounds and generate safety from within.

Somatic Bodywork Level Two

October 16 – 20, 2024

Somatic Bodywork – Level One is a prerequisite

Continue the work you started in Somatic Bodywork – Level One. In this course, you’ll learn how the soma holds our evolutionary thrust towards wholeness, complexity, interconnectedness, and love — and how to free these virtues from habituated contractions.

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Teacher Training

Teacher Training

Individualized Sessions

The Strozzi Institute Teacher Training Program (SITT) prepares participants to teach Strozzi Institute’s Embodied Leadership programs, our certified Somatic Coaching Program, and are within our corporate partnerships. We take our teacher development seriously!