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Join our 95-training - YAECP®

Somatic Experiencing Certification

Join our 95-hour training program YAECP®

At TNP our mission is to #spreadthecalm. Join our summer 2024 cohort

On July 24th, TNP Wellness will launch our summer 95-hour Somatic Experiencing Program.

Since 2019, TNP Wellness has been a leader in working with adults and youth in school and business settings. Our programs teach participants to support mental health through evidence-based somatic interventions. The Somatic Experiencing Program is designed for a more clinical learning experience, typically attracting therapists, special education educators, and wellness professionals.

Expand your knowledge

You'll be empowered to apply somatic techniques in your therapy practice, classroom settings, pull-out and push-in practices, wellness sessions, and more!

In our Somatic Coaching Program, you will learn to:

  • Guide somatic interventions for adults
  • Organize and facilitate wellness sessions
  • Teach somatic practices to children of all ages

You’ll also learn to:

  • Apply somatic interventions to help adults and youth regulate their nervous systems
  • Use mindfulness and somatic practices to assist youth in managing their behavior
  • Implement school-wide behavior programs to reduce disciplinary incidents
  • Enhance your professional skills and generate income as a wellness facilitator

Additional Benefits for Therapists:

  • Integrate somatic techniques into your therapeutic practice
  • Address trauma and stress-related disorders with evidence-based somatic methods
  • Improve client outcomes by incorporating body-based interventions
  • Develop personalized somatic treatment plans for diverse client needs

July 2024
Facilitator Training

Join our summer cohort of students and embark on a comprehensive online 95-hour training that equips you to teach somatics immediately.

Secure your spot in our limited-space live sessions by registering for the course as early as possible. 

Need payment options? Explore our scholarship opportunities via our foundation or utilize Klarna or Affirm for a payment plan tailored to your budget.

Preview the course for additional live dates and review our FAQs. For any further questions, reach out to info@tnpwellness.net

6 Pillars of Learning

Your mental health

Deepen your knowledge and enhance your mental health.

Social Emotional Learning

Incorporate evidence-based, CASEL-aligned social-emotional learning practices into your teaching approach.

Wellness Workshops

Learn TNP's approach to delivering actionable and accessible wellness workshops to busy professionals.


Join our community of facilitators and educators.

Yoga & Mindfulness

Empower adults and youth with trauma-informed, accessible yoga classes and meditation practices.

The Business of Yoga

Learn how to earn additional income by offering wellness workshops, yoga sessions, and mindfulness work in your community and online.

Register Before June 15th and use the code EARLY to save $499.

Why train with TNP?



Experience a high-quality training program designed to transform trauma at its root. Trauma lives in the body, and our program teaches modern, body-based approaches to effectively address and heal it. Our evidence-based curriculum equips therapists, educators, and wellness professionals with the skills needed to apply somatic techniques and interventions, ensuring the best outcomes for their clients and communities.


Practical Applications

While we value learning about the history and theory of somatic practices, we also recognize that investing time and money in training should yield tangible benefits. That’s why our Somatic Coaching Program is designed to equip you with practical skills that enhance your income-earning potential and enable you to make a meaningful impact in your community through wellness services. Our focused curriculum ensures that you graduate ready to apply somatic interventions effectively and thrive financially as a wellness professional.


Experienced Instructors

Benefit from guidance and mentorship from seasoned instructors with diverse backgrounds and extensive experience in the field. Our team brings together professionals with varied expertise, including yoga, mindfulness, education, social-emotional learning, trauma-informed practices, therapy and more. This enriches your learning experience, offering a wide range of perspectives and approaches to support your growth as a teacher.


Comprehensive Curriculum

Explore a comprehensive curriculum that covers not only the fundamentals of somatic practices and mindfulness but also delves into specialized areas such as trauma-informed practices and social-emotional learning. This program provides you with a well-rounded skill set, preparing you for a successful and impactful teaching journey.

Starting October 13th, 2024

Program Developers and Lead Trainers

Our experts have thousands of hours of teaching and training experience i. 

About Danielle

Danielle Brunson has thousands of hours of experience training classroom teachers, clinicians, and yoga teachers to provide services. 

One of our lead trainers, Danielle (she/her/ella), brings decades of experience in making wellness accessible to adults and youth across diverse settings.

With a rich background in both public and private education, Danielle has served as an elementary teacher, ESOL push-in instructor, Assistant Principal, Principal, Federal Program Manager, District Leader, and School Board Member. Throughout her tenure in educational leadership, she specialized in teacher training and development, fostering a deep commitment to supporting educators’ learning and well-being.

In addition to her extensive work in education, Danielle has been a leader in designing and developing online programs. She spent years at Pearson Online and Blended Learning, honing her expertise in online education before transitioning to consulting and e-learning program development post-pandemic. Her insights and skills in this area enrich our training programs, ensuring they are relevant and effective in today’s digital landscape.

Beyond her work in education, Danielle has extensive training in the wellness domain. She holds over 500 hours of certification from YAECP programs, qualifying her to teach yoga to adults and children, as well as in trauma-informed yoga and somatics. Moreover, Danielle pursued a two-year study in the prestigious MMTCP program, learning from global leaders in mindfulness and meditation practices. Her additional certifications in somatics and trauma-informed practices come from PESI, NICAMB, Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and Brown University’s Center for Mindfulness.

About Shelley

Shelley Carroll has trained thousands of yoga teachers and is one of the most sought-after teacher trainers globally. 

Shelley (she/her/hers) has been at the forefront of yoga education, pioneering innovative ways to share the wisdom of yoga with aspiring teachers worldwide. As the founder of Dancing Dogs Yoga and the DDY Yoga School, she now brings her extensive experience into the digital space with a comprehensive online yoga teacher training program designed to inspire and empower the next generation of yoga leaders.

Since 2011, Shelley has successfully led yoga teacher training programs across the United States and internationally, with a notable presence in the Southeast. Her teaching methodology is deeply rooted in a variety of yoga styles, including vinyasa, yin, restorative, and hatha yoga, all framed within an enriching curriculum that emphasizes yoga philosophy and the intricate study of the chakras.

As a Chopra Center Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Shelley integrates Ayurvedic wellness principles into her training, offering a holistic approach that supports not only the physical practice but also mental and spiritual growth. Her goal is to create versatile yoga teachers who are prepared to teach anywhere in the world, whether in studios, online, or in unconventional spaces.

Shelley is also a committed activist, and her passion for community and justice shines through in her leadership style, encouraging a sense of purpose and service in her trainees.
Certifications: E-RYT 500®, YAECP®, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner®

Our Training Team

Our experts have thousands of hours of experience applying trauma-informed practices in various settings and have trained hundreds of clinicians to do the same.

Danielle Brunson

Lead Trainer E-RYT 500®, YAECP®, MMTCP, MBSR, Ed.S, MAED

Brianna Whitfield

E-RYT 500®, YAECP®

Ian Elmore-Moore

Trainer, E-RYT 500®, YAECP®, MEd

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Somatic Experiencing Program starts on July 24th and ends on October 1st. Each cohort has a new start date. The next cohort begins on July 24th and ends on October 1st. Given that the program is fully online, there is flexibility with dates and deadlines. The last live session for this cohort is on October 1st. Upon completion of all requirements, you will receive your certificate and can begin applying your new skills immediately.

Yes, there is a requirement of 15 hours of live engagement for a 95-hour YAECP certificate. If you find yourself unable to attend all the live sessions, don’t worry. You can still join the training and collaborate with our team to make up the missed live hours. However, if you anticipate missing the majority of the live sessions, we recommend waiting until you have a more suitable schedule.

Explore Various Payment Options for Your 95-Hour Somatic Experiencing Coach Training:

1. Pay in Full: Receive a $100 discount by paying in full upon registration. Use code PIF to receive a discount. 

2. Scholarships: Apply for a scholarship through the TNP Foundation, reducing costs by up to $700.

3. Funding for Educators: Educators can seek funding from their school or district, including options like Title II funds and other professional development funding.

4. Payment Plans: Utilize Affirm or Klarna for a low or no-cost payment plan, available through our registration link.

5. Community Fundraising: Consider fundraising in your community or using online platforms like donorschoose.org.

6. Your Employer: Ask your employer to cover the cost of your professional development. 

For inquiries about payment options, please email info@tnpwellness.net.

Since 2019, TNP Wellness has been at the forefront of providing somatic interventions and programs. Our experienced trainers, including facilitators, clinicians, and therapists, host live sessions and have developed comprehensive content to ensure you receive the highest quality training. Join us to become a part of a pioneering community dedicated to transforming lives through somatic practices.

The TNP Foundation provides scholarships to support students in need. If awarded, the scholarship covers 60% of tuition.

Scholarship Eligibility and Prioritization:
The Foundation Board prioritizes applicants based on the following criteria:

1. Community Service:
– Applicants providing services to communities in need.
– Individuals involved in the nonprofit sector.

2. Diversity and Inclusion:
– BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students.

These criteria ensure that scholarships are awarded to those who can have the most significant impact on underserved communities and promote diversity within our programs.

To apply simply submit a funding request here.