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KCT Basic Certification

Instructional Content

  • Participants will be instructed on the science and theory behind the Kali. Polyvagal, Neuro-sequential Model, and Interpersonal Neurobiology will be covered as it applies to Kali Connection. A thorough understanding of trauma and how it is stored as energy in the body will be covered.


  • Participants will learn how to keep client’s nervous systems in sympathetic safe and help participants learn the difference between connected attunement and dopamine seeking acceleration. Participants will be able to keep clients safe in session with Kali exercises.


  • Participants will learn how to self-regulate and be able to monitor the states of clients to progress clients toward an attuned and connected experience.


  • Participants will learn the importance of mindful awareness in somatic work and be able to understand the neuroscience of the 2 meditative Kali practices and understand how this practice facilitates integration.


  • Participants will be given detailed methods on how to regulate clients who may be in Sympathetic Activation and specific approaches for clients who are in Dorsal shut down.


  • Participants will learn how to use 40 BPM to help clients access their Primary Regulatory network.


  • Participants will learn how to pendulate exercises to widen the client’s window of tolerance.


  • Participants will be able to lead a group Kali class for up to 8 participants and be able to use Kali in individual sessions to help regulate a client. Participants will be proficient in the 6 basic Kali Connect exercises.

KCT Provides

  • A set of sticks to each participant


  • A manual of covered material


  • Basics video


  • Script for Group Classes


  • Semi-private check out lesson prior to certification


  • Weekly online supervision or group practice classes will be available. Online training requires submission of videos. Online supervision can result in additional charges (Minimum of 8 required)

Requirements for Certification

  • Completion of the weekend training classes (3 classes, Saturday and Sunday, over 6 months).

  • Complete 8 hours of supervision

  • Individual check-out and final approval with a KCT trainer

  • Please note that yearly re-certification is required for continued certification in KCT, and involves continuing education credits. 

Our Services


Certification in KCT

KCT is now offering certifications for basic use in individual sessions and for small groups. 

  KCT brings somatic healing to traditional therapeutic sessions. Click below for information on the next training to be held in Nashville.


Other Trainings

KCT offers a variety of trainings.  Click button below to see information on our upcoming trainings.  We would love to curate a specific training for your individual needs.


Wellness and Teambuilding

Burnout and stress are at all-time highs.  This is particularly true for workers in the helping professions. KCT teambuilding helps establish "tribe" connections with coworkers and decreases stress while participants enjoy a novel play state.

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