Thai Yoga SomaVeda® Level 1

This class is open to any and all persons and students from any background or level of training.

No massage license or bodywork experience is required!

*PLEASE NOTE* This is an intensive, hands-on training class. Students will be expected to stand, sit, kneel, squat, and support their own body weight for up to two hours at a time. Regular participation in a movement activity (i.e. yoga, fitness, martial arts, dance, sport) prior to registering is recommended.

The course covers the basic concepts of hands-on healing in a balanced session using SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, a traditional, indigenous medicine-derived system which allows the practitioner to gain a three-dimensional perspective on facilitating and participating in another person’s healing process.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

– perform a complete 19 Asana beginner Vinyasa or flow with a partner and a one hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy session (Thai Yoga Massage)
– understand the basic elements and theory of Classical Thai & Classical Indian Ayurveda anatomy and physiology
– understand Basic Theory: Seven Chakras, Ten Sen or Prana Nadis, Wind Gates, Asana or therapeutic postures, Meridians and Accupoints
– understand the concept of body work as a meditation
– understand the Five Traditional Treatment Attitudes of the body
– understand benefits and contraindications for specific postures and applications for use in clinical or professional treatment environment
– understand and be able to perform the basic protocol and principles of SomaVeda® BET/ Bio-tapping technique (EFT) for balancing and clearing negative emotions

This is an introductory course to the SomaVeda® Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner program (CTP) and is intended for educational purposes. Graduates of Level 1 are not professionals of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga. Students who complete this Level 1 course will receive a certification of completion. A SomaVeda® Level 1 or equivalent course must be completed as a prerequisite before continuing on to Level 2 and any subsequent levels. Students must complete an entire CTP course (164 hours) to become a fully certified SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner authorized to practice with the NAIC.

Training Schedule for 2024 coming up soon!

Thai Yoga SomaVeda® Level 2

Pre-requisites: SomaVeda® Level 1 Certification, online Vitalism class

The Ayurvedic Thai Yoga: Somaveda® Level 2 is the first official class which is designed to establish a basic practice. More commonly known as the Southern or Royal Method, we explore variations from three different recognized Royal traditions: Buddhai Sawan, Wat Po and Anantasuk schools. This course is an indigenous, Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy training and certification program.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

– perform the SomaVeda® Therapeutic 7 Day Protocol with 5 distinct Attitudes or Vinyasas and over 150 therapeutic postures
– understand the basic elements and theory of Classical Thai & Classical Indian Ayurveda anatomy and physiology
– understand Basic Theory: Seven Chakras, Ten Sen or Prana Nadis, Wind Gates, Asana or therapeutic postures, Meridians and Acupoints
– understand the concept of body work as a meditation
– understand benefits and contraindications for specific postures and applications for use in clinical or professional treatment environment
– understand and be able to perform the basic protocol and principles of SomaVeda® BET/ Bio-tapping technique (EFT) for balancing and clearing negative emotions

This SomaVeda® Ayurvedic Thai Yoga class is a Sophisticated Beginner Class, a continued introduction to the SomaVeda® Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner program (CTP) and is intended for educational purposes. Graduates of Level 2 are not professionals of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga. Students who complete this Level 2 course will receive a certificate of completion. Students must complete an entire CTP course (164 hours) to become a fully certified SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner authorized to practice with the NAIC.

Training Schedule for 2024 coming up soon!

What is SomaVeda®

SomaVeda® College of Natural Medicine and Thai Yoga Center were founded under the Native American Indigenous Church (NAIC) by Achaan Dr. Anthony B. James, who incorporated the traditional Thai Yoga teachings of Thailand with other traditional and eclectic modalities to create an effective healing protocol used by practitioners throughout the United States and world. More information about training programs can be found at www.thaiyogacenter.com

About the Instructor

Kaylee Koslowske has a well-rounded background with a strong focus on holistic health and wellness, as well as a passion for the arts and creative expression. Her diverse skill set and educational pursuits suggest a multifaceted career and a dedication to personal growth and helping others.
Kaylee is a SomaVeda® Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner (2018), Thai Yoga Teacher (2019), and Ayurveda-based counselor (2018). These certifications suggest expertise in traditional Thai healing practices and Ayurveda. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Chinese Studies from DePaul University in Chicago, which indicates her academic background in Chinese language and culture. Furthering her knowledge and expertise in natural medicine, she completed her Doctorate of Sacred Natural Medicine degree with the SomaVeda® College of Natural Medicine in September of 2023.
She works as an EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Tapping coach, which involves helping individuals address emotional issues and stress through tapping on specific points on the body. Committed to physical and mental well-being Kaylee is a devoted yoga practitioner and a Professional Dancer, she is a member of the Armenta Advanced Training Lab.
Adding more to her creative talents she is a writer, published author and a prolific songwriter.
Kaylee has held the position of Associate Director at the Armentality Movement Arts Center since 2020, where she also teaches workshops.
Ms. Koslowske offers Thai Yoga and EFT Tapping private sessions.