Become a


3 in One!

1.  Somatic Coach Certification
2.  Holistic Coach Certification
3.  ICF Credential


Radiant Coaches Academy offers accredited hours from the International Coaching Federation in conjunction with a Somatic Coach Certification and an overall Holistic Coach Certification + Credential.

This course fits a range of coaching models, including individual coaching, team coaching, and group coaching.

Radiant Coaching Academy focuses on the head, heart, gut, and root – the whole person! The somatic informed certification program will dive deeper into the connection a person has to their body and what their body can say about their life and where they are going or want to go.

Coaching clients benefit from movement-based exercises.

Online Training 

Three Coaching Qualifications in One!

Running Course – 12-Week Cycles

12 Week Guided Independent Study Released Each Week
12 Live Class Hours (1.5 hrs per week)
12 Self Reflective Practice Hours of Somatic Practice
6 Independent Practicum Hours
Creating one case study which includes your recommended Somatic approach/techniques


Each Module will include a weekly online module to review, exploring different Somatic techniques, and Reflective discussion to bring Somatic Coaching tools into your work with your clients.



Weekly Zoom Classes

• Holistic Coaching zooms available every day
• Mentor Sessions with flexible timings


Holistic Coach Training

• 175-hour online course hours
• Comprehensive syllabus
• Quest Self-Study Online Platform
• Videos and Worksheets
• Extensive Resource Center
• Get published in an anthology
• Ongoing supportive coaching feedback
• ICF Ethics Course Certificate
• 10+ hours of PCC mentoring
• Credential from the ICF


Tuition Options

$7000 for all three trainings!

Somatic course by itself is only $3000 for the general public and only $2000 for Radiant coaches!

[Interest-free payments over 25 months]

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Somatic Coach Training Modules

Module 1: What is Somatic Coaching

• Exploring being a Somatic Coach
• Focus on what is Somatic coaching, theory and history
• Somatic Coaching vs Somatic Therapy
• Benefits
• Techniques
• The role it plays in our lives
• Safety and Guidelines


Module 2: Methodology

• Focus on the methodology of Somatic coaching and different techniques.
• Awareness on how the mind affects the body and the body affects the mind
• When your Clients are not ready
• Techniques
• Setting the baseline


Module 3: Connection to our Mind and our Body

• Focus on alignment with our mind and body and what happens when we are out of alignment.
• What are the stories and what can break the connection to the body
• Exploring with this feels like to be in the body
• How to bring back the connection
• Regulation of the nervous system


Module 4: Body Language

• Exploring how body language tells us more that we know. Understanding cues and expressions as you work with your Clients and how to navigate using Somatic techniques based on your clients' needs
• What can our body tell us
• Considerations and Warnings
• Symptoms, Cues, Expressions, what can them tells us about what's going on within


Module 5: Human Body

• Focus on the Human Body, it’s complexity and how it can manifest based on one’s experiences.
• What we hold and our body's wisdom
• The Nervous System
• Diet in relation to the mind and body
• Benefits of body movement
• The physical, emotional and the spiritual body
• How to talk with your clients about their body


Module 6: Trauma in the Body

• Explore trauma and how it keeps score in our body if it's not released
• What are the types of trauma one can experience
• How can Somatic techniques help to release stored trauma
• How our nervous system plays a major role with trauma


Somatic Coach Training Modules

 Module 7: Mindfulness and Awareness

• Explore the importance of Mindfulness and Awareness as the main foundation to knowing the soma.
• Mindfulness techniques and practices with the body
• Awareness techniques and practices with the body
• Reinventing behaviors
• Coaching practices with your Client on tracking what's in their awareness and how that connects to their mindfulness


Module 8: Emotions

• Focus in on our emotion play an important role in what we experience in life, how emotions are seen in the body, and what happens when they are stuck or released
• Thoughts and our emotions
• Exploring releasing emotions using somatic techniques
• What can it look like to release emotions
• How to manage strong emotions with your clients


Module 9: Flow of Energy in the Body

• Explore how energy moves in the body, what happens when it's trapped and where does it go
• Prana, chi, and breath
• Chakras
• How Somatic work can help move energy


Module 10: Disconnection from the Body
• Focus on when someone is disconnected from their body, how can that shape what's happening in their life and state of being.
• Noticing being disconnected.
• Techniques to bring back the connection
• Benefits and techniques to slowing down


Module 11: Embodiment

• How to work with your client to connect to their inner resources of awareness, mindfulness, need, intention, and connection for the physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing
• Self-care practices
• Self Educating
• Self-Creating
• Embracing change
• Transformation


Module 12: Pulling it Together

• Exploring how Somatic Coaching fits into your Coaching practice
• Continuing to grow your Somatic knowledge and tool kit
• Reviewing Coach Preparedness

Earn Your




The Top 10 Benefits of this Program:


1. Learning the Theory of Somatic

2. Navigating Clients though habits / behaviors what it means to the mind body connection

3. Working with different spectrums of your client’s awareness and what that means towards their willingness to change

4. How to Coach your clients by observing their body language and what the body might be saying

5. Empower Clients to connect to their mind and body

6. How to talk to Clients about their body

7. Building a tool kit of resources that can support your clients based on what they see as their need(s)

8. Learn how to navigate difficult emotions and resistance

9. Shadow work for the current moment

10. Body Intelligence and nervous system reactions

Every student leaves the training program equipped and supported to practice as a Somatic Coach and a Holistic Coach providing a life-changing service to humankind.

Meet the Trainers

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Ellen Haring

I’m a trained Holistic Life Cycle Coach and Certified Pilates instructor, specializing in Somatic Guidance. I have always viewed life as seasons of growth. Whether it’s a new decade in life, school, a career, relationship, or new awareness it always has a beginning, middle, and end that cycles as we move through life.

As a Life Cycle Coach, I understand that navigating these cycles isn't easy and can leave you unsettled. I'm here to guide you as you navigate the crossroads you find in life. Based on where you are in your life’s cycle, we work on resetting, refocusing, or reprioritizing goals and identify the obstacles holding your back, creating the space you need to be empowered to build the life you want.

I believe when we can find alignment with our mind, emotions, and body, while connecting to our senses we can use our intuition to make the best choice and move with ease through life in any season. I’m a firm believer that we all hold the answers within ourselves and I’m here to offer a little assistance as you continue to build a life of fulfillment.

With 15+ years in the corporate world I have a strong background in Project Management, Transition and Change Management. After a decade of exploring personal self-development and growth of my own life’s journey in the various life cycles I’ve been in. I've started to guide people on their own journeys and connect to what truly matters to them. I am passionate about working with people to explore, grow, move, and connect to their entire self.

I’m here to help you build awareness and figure out where you are in your journey, open the door for curiosity and provide the space for you to explore what’s right for you.

Dez Stephens 


Business Owner. Dez Stephens is the Founder + CEO of Radiant Coaches Academy (a division of Radiant Health Institute) – a social enterprise and prominent international coach training school that certifies individuals to create vibrant, professional, private practices as holistic life coaches, wellness coaches and business coaches. She is a certified life coach, master trainer and marketing strategist.

Professional Coaching. Dez has coached professionally since 2005, and in 2012, founded Radiant Coaches Academy and has trained and certified nearly 600 students in 20+ countries. In 2014, her training school earned the prestigious status of offering accredited hours through the International Coach Federation (ICF). In 2017, ICF of Tennessee honored her and her institute with the PRISM Award for the advancement of the coaching profession.

Training. She received her life coach certification from Guiding Mindful Change in 2005, and the University of Transpersonal Theology bestowed her with an honorary doctorate in 2015. Dez also holds a Professional Certified Coach credential through ICF.

Business Coaching. As a business coach, she enjoys coaching entrepreneurs and small businesses, using her innate talent for creating innovative approaches for promotion and for birthing brilliant, achievable ideas. She also has a knack for originating memorable concepts, business names and taglines for her clients.

Author. Dez is the author of The Qualitarian and co-author of Your Radiant Life.

Humanitarian. Dez is passionate and sincere in helping people live more meaningful lives, and she considers herself to be a dedicated global humanitarian and social enterpriser.

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