Rosen Method Somatic Education
Enhancing embodied self-awareness

Rosen Method Education


There are Rosen Method Centers here in the U.S. and around the world. They offer professional career training in Rosen Method bodywork and movement. These trainings are available to the general public and are of specific interest
those in the bodywork and healthcare fields.

A diploma / certificate will be offered to those students who complete the training program.
This diploma certifies that the student has met the standards and requirements set by the Rosen
Institute (a non-profit educational corporation) for a Rosen Method practitioner or movement
The Rosen Institute is an independent certifying body and does not confer any State 
licensure or other government-approved certification.

No representations are made that the instruction shall or may lead to any employment. Students completing the curriculum are certified as Rosen Method Practitioners or Movement Teachers.

Rosen Method Bodywork
For those interested in becoming a Rosen Method bodywork practitioner, the training track
of a minimum of six Intensives (252 in-class hours), plus internship. 

Level One
Fundamentals of Rosen Method bodywork are covered during the first three Intensives.

Level Two
Advanced Training includes supervisions and discussion of student’s work. Professional issues
such as  practice-building and scope of practice are covered.   Upon satisfactory completion of
the Advanced Training, students may be recommended for Internship.

The Internship is the final stage of training and is comprised of 350 hours of independent practical

work seeing clients, 25 hours of personal bodywork sessions, 6 client reviews, 25 hours of
supervision, attendance at one Intensive during internship, and two required presentations.
The Rosen Southwest staff works closely with students to help them fulfill these requirements.

Rosen Method Movement
To become certified as a Rosen Method Movement teacher, students attend five 5-day Intensives

of 5 hours per day.

The final stage of the movement training is the internship, which is comprised of 25 hours of

independent practical work teaching Rosen Method movement classes; supervisions; and
observations of classes. 

Continuing Education Credits

Our Intensive course is approved for 42 contact hours by the California Board of Registered
Nursing (Provider# CEP 11470) and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, continuing education credit
for MFTs and LCSWs (Provider# PCE17]  through the Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area.  
CEU's for psychologists are available through MCEPAA with two months advance notice.  
Rosen Method Center Southwest is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic
Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider # 053966-00.