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Get Access to the growing Video Lesson Library of Alissa teaching her unique method of A Somatic Approach to Horsemanship™ - where Connection comes first. New lessons are added every month, based on Alissa's  fusion of Horse Behavior, Hanna Somatics for Horse and Rider, and Classical Foundation Training + get tips and in-depth lessons to enhance your EHS knowledge and practice, helping you help your horse. 


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SOMATICS FOR RIDERS - Join my 7-Day Body-Mind Hack - FRee

The horse-human relationship is by nature somatic. It is the integration of two minds and two bodies, the mind and body of the rider, and the mind and body of the horse.    - Eleanor Criswell Hanna Ed.D.

I'm excited to invite you to join my new online somatic experience. Register here.

7 simple, powerful movements to reduce tension and improve range of motion + one hands-on move you can share with your horse. Become more balanced, improve performance and get out of pain, FASTER!

Discover the growing LESSON library on these topics:

~ Physiology ~

~ Physiology ~

~ Physiology ~

Equine Hanna Somatics

Equine Hanna Somatics® (EHS)

Posture, Movement & Function

~ Posture ~

~ Physiology ~

~ Physiology ~


Somatics for Riders

 Mutual Self-Carriage

~ Presence ~

~ Physiology ~

~ Presence ~


A Somatic Approach To Horsemanship™ (ASATH)

A Somatic Approach to Horsemanship™ - Interspecies Dialogue

Inspiration: The Beginnings of Liberty

Alissa plays with Mustang Keoshin


To be a willing partner, to choose participation in the dance, the horse must first be aware that she has the freedom to make choices...

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Improving Circles & Establishing Boundaries with a "pushy & disrespectful" horse


Watch Alissa coach Sherry with her mare Selena in their first session of online groundwork in Part 3 of a 3-Lesson Series available in the members classroom.

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Equine Hanna Somatics for Every Horse:

Lateral Flexion of the Neck


Reduce tension and asymmetry with this powerful yet gentle Somatic Movement! 

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Training via Dialogue VS Dominance:

First Session with a New Horse


In this video: Watch Alissa introduce a new horse to #4 of her Five Agreements - the ASATH foundation for inviting a dialogue with any horse. 

>>Click here to Get the eBook! 

Membership Levels


  • 24/7 Access to the growing VIDEO LESSON LIBRARY, with new lessons added every month.

  • Community Connection in the Members only ASATH Facebook Group

  • Monthly LIVE Q&A's with Alissa

  • Email notifications when new lessons are added

  • Opportunity to Request Lesson Topics

  • Submit Questions for the LIVE Q&A's


•   Pay the entire year in advance and SAVE 40%!

•   Same benefits as the Monthly Membership:

  • Unlimited Access to the Video Lesson Library in the Virtual Classroom
  • Unlimited replays
  • Connection to the ASATH Community on Facebook
  • Monthly LIVE Q&A's with Alissa
  • Notification when new lessons are posted
  • Opportunities to submit questions and New Lesson Topics

  • BONUS: Annual Subscribers get a 25% Discount on the download of our EHS instructional Video:  Equine Hanna Somatics - Session 1


  • ALL monthly membership benefits PLUS + TWO HOURS of Private Virtual Coaching with Alissa EVERY MONTH! ($150 value)

  • You get individualized Monthly Coaching and/or Assessments for yourself, your horse, or both of you as a riding team.

  • You get the 3 Module Distance Coaching Starter Course, FREE when you sign up ($97 value).

  • You get Alissa's Horse + Rider Goals Worksheets to get you Focused and Keep you On Track.

  • Students are calling it "Transformational!" and saying "Do it ALL!"


Why add Mastery-Level or Distance Coaching?


This can be YOUR new coach!

Alissa Mayer has been the mind-body instructor, interspecies-relationship advisor and Hanna Somatic Educator to dressage trainers, international clinicians, Olympians, dancers, fitness instructors, business owners, horsemanship gurus, recreational riders and thousands of clients around the world. 


Her techniques and insight have been shown to dramatically improve relationships, create deep connections, refine communication, relieve pain, stiffness and asymmetry, and rapidly improve wellness and athletic performance.

Now,  Alissa Mayer can be your Virtual Coach, anywhere!


Because nothing beats having a team to support you.

Stay more Focused.

Get Clear on your Goals.

Accelerate your Growth.

Put Theory into Action.



"Simply transformational."

"One of the most amazing lessons connected and thrilling!"

“Has enhanced my relationship with my horse.”

- Jacqui Jorgeson

Equestrian, Educator, Filmmaker


“Has enhanced my relationship with my horse.”

"One of the most amazing lessons connected and thrilling!"

“Has enhanced my relationship with my horse.”

- Sarah Martin

Rider, USDF Faculty


"One of the most amazing lessons connected and thrilling!"

"One of the most amazing lessons connected and thrilling!"

"One of the most amazing lessons connected and thrilling!"

- Cenize Rodriguez

Dancer, Mustang Rider