EQUUSOMA® Level 1 2022-2023 (Cohort 2)


*The training modules cannot be taken independently as a stand alone training.

**The Level 1 modules must be taken in the order listed: Fundamentals I, Foundations of SE, Fundamentals II.

***The Foundations of SE module is required for all students who do not have a prior background in Somatic Experiencing®.

SOLD OUT – New students must register for the next cohort starting in February 2023.
Active students from this cohort who have not yet registered for Fundamentals II, or previous students who wish to register for Fundamentals II in order to attend Level 2 in 2023, are eligible to register. Please contact us for custom invoicing.
  • Fundamentals I: August 15-19, 2022
  • Foundations of SE: September 19-23, 2022
  • Fundamentals II: January 9-13, 2023

The modules run from 7am to 2pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Please note: This training accommodates North American / European time zones. There will be a 1 hour break and two 15-minute breaks.

Days 2-5 will begin sooner to accommodate a check-in group (small groups of students will be assigned to a training assistant to meet daily for support and debriefing before the teaching begins). Time to be announced.

Students are responsible for determining the hours for their time zone. There are many online time zone converters available. We recommend cross-referencing a few of them to ensure accuracy.

**Note: If there is a power, internet or Zoom outage that lasts longer than 10 min, or if there is an unexpected emergency, we will reconvene the next day and extend the training by a day to make up the time. We are unable to lengthen the amount of time each day to make up the time lost.

*The length of the Level 1 modules for 2022 has increased per student feedback. These modules have increased to 5 days (27.5 hours) to ensure enough time for integration, practicing and skill building, depending on the module.

What is Provided

  • 27.5 hours of training over 5 days taught by EQUUSOMA® founder, Sarah Schlote, and a faculty in training (TBD).
  • Students should plan to attend live due to the experiential components, which are not recorded and will need to be made up after the fact at the student’s own expense. While the training is recorded, access is primarily for students who have unexpected scheduling conflicts or needs that arise, requiring them to miss a portion. Students are discouraged from registering with the intention of doing the lecture portions strictly by video.
  • Training materials will be delivered via DropBox. Students are encouraged to download the DropBox materials as soon as possible.

Scholarship Spots

  • We have 2 scholarship spots for BIPOC individuals (Black, Indigenous, or other Persons of Colour facing disparities due to race/racialized trauma). Please see the registration package for more information.

To Register

  • Complete and submit the following forms. Training information, waivers, and policies are outlined in these documents.
    • COHORT 2 Registration form (Letter format or A4 format)
    • Student Agreement (Letter format or A4 format).
    • Please also review the student preparation handout for online modules (Letter format or A4 format)
    • Please review the new EQUUSOMA® Policy Handbook – Student and Practitioner Edition (58 pages), available as of October 31, 2022. This handbook summarizes into one location the various policies and parameters that we have adopted over the years into one organized document, along with updates and improvements that are in effect as of the date of publication. All prospective and current students should review this document prior to proceeding. This document is available by request by contacting info@equusoma.com or liaison@equusoma.com.

Payment: Canadian Registrants

  • To register and pay, please contact info@equusoma.com to let us know your address so we can invoice you with your province’s taxation rate (for HST or GST).
  • If registering as a team of two people offering services in a co-facilitation model, each person gets a 10% savings. Please contact us for the total amount with your provincial tax prior to sending payment.
  • If registering 3 or more people from your organization, please contact us to discuss a group discount.
  • If you are a returning student, you can re-register at a 75% discount as a refresher.
  • Payment options for Canadian residents:
    • eTransfer to sarah@sarahschlote.com
    • Credit card (submit your details in the registration form)
    • PayPal money transfer (please contact us for custom invoicing)
    • Please note: a 4% handling fee will be added to all credit card and PayPal payments (listed as “shipping fee”). International bank transfers may also carry an additional fee.

Payment: US and International Registrants

  • Payment options for all other registrants:
    • Credit card (submit your details in the registration form – please inform your credit card company that a Canadian company will be processing a payment using Square so that they approve the transaction)
    • Global Money Transfer (contact info@equusoma.com for our banking information)
    • PayPal transfer (please contact us for custom invoicing)
    • Please note: a 4% handling fee will be added to all credit card and PayPal payments (listed as “shipping fee”). International bank transfers may also carry an additional fee.

Important Details

The Level 1 training program is offered online to accommodate students from all over who might not be able to access this information if offered in person. When you have completed all the requirements for EQUUSOMA® Level 1, you may progress to Level 2, which includes the live Practical Intensives.

Please review the practice requirements prior to registering. Additional information about practice requirements can be found in the student agreement (links above).

While we have had demand to offer the in-person modules all over the world, we are unable to fulfill all requests at this time. However, as our training team grows, our goal is to offer the Practical Intensives in more locations. Due to the hands-on experiential nature of the Practical Intensives, a limited number of spaces are available per module. We appreciate your patience and enthusiasm as we do our best to meet the growing demand at a pace that is sustainable.