Somatics Educational Resources Hanna Somatic Education & Training® HANNA SOMATIC EDUCATION & TRAINING

Eleanor Criswell Hanna, Ed.D. and Associates of the Novato Institute

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there will be an online option available for one or more of the modules.
Training dates remain the same; please contact us for details. Thanks. (415)897-0336

Announcing . . .

A Three-year Training Course in the Clinical Techniques of

Taught By
Eleanor Criswell Hanna, Ed.D. and Associates of the Novato Institute

Hanna Somatic Education & Training® is the procedure for teaching voluntary conscious control of the neuromuscular system to persons suffering muscular disorders of an involuntary, unconscious nature. Students will learn the full range of techniques practiced by Dr. Hanna, as described in the books, Somatics and The Body of Life.
Sponsored by
Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training

Semesters 2021-2024, Two Modules per Semester

Module One, Semester One: June 12-20, 2021
Module Two, Semester One: January 8-16, 2022

Application Deadline: May 1, 2021

pdf of Prospectus and Application Pdf of Prospectus and Application for Three-Year Training Course


Only highly qualified candidates will be admitted. Preference will be given to physical therapists, certified massage therapists, healing arts practitioners, chiropractors, physicians, yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and persons with unusual abilities.

These practitioners will represent a major new presence in the field of health care. Hanna Somatic Education & Training® will, assume a permanent place in the health care field-as essential to the maintenance of human health as are the traditional branches of medicine.

Students who have, by three annual examinations, successfully demonstrated their knowledge and clinical skills will be certified as practitioners of Hanna Somatic Education®.

Requests for application forms and further program information should be addressed to: The Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training, 1500 Grant Ave. #228, Novato, CA 94945; Phone 415-897-0336; Fax 415-892-4388;

See also The Association for Hanna Somatic Education, Inc. (AHSE),
the official support and information organization
for the field and profession of Hanna Somatic Education®.

1500 Grant Ave. #228, Novato, CA 94945 - Novato, California 94945
Phone (415) 897-0336 - Fax (415) 892-4388

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