Education

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Thai Massage Essentials: Layers and Lines

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  • Immerses students in the culture, physical bodywork techniques and healing intention of this Buddhist influenced medicine
  • Learn Thai bodywork in a small class setting
  • Full body Thai massage sequence
  • Spot specific or complaint oriented sessions

 

Intro to Thai Element Theory

  • Participate in morning ritual and daily Reusi dat ton excercises
  • Short lectures on the history and origins of Thai Medicine
  • Learn physical techniques for the layers of the body
  • Skin, tissue, sen, bone, organs


Deep Thai Massage: Compression and Stretch

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The focus of this class is the skillful application of Thai deep tissue techniques that bring true structural change to muscle, fascia and sen, along with targeted luxurious stretches that open and release the body, allowing for greater freedom of movement. Journey further into the structural integration aspects that are natural to Thai massage, exploring muscle, fascia and sen with ever deeper understanding while learning a new Thai massage sequence that can be adapted for individual therapy.

Course provides:

  • Ability to give a full body Thai massage
  • Deep tissue techniques for structural change, healing, and release
  • Techniques for supine, prone, sidelying and seated positions
  • Thai and Lanna passive stretch therapies
  • Advanced tendon, ligament and nerve treatment techniques
  • Daily reusi da ton (Thai self care)
  • Daily traditional Thai healing art spiritual practice

Pre-requisite: None, although Thai Massage Essentials course is recommended


Herbal Compress

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  • Herbal compresses work deep into the tissue relaxing tight muscles
  • Great for low back pain or areas of chronic tension
  • Learn basic Thai medicine herbal compress formulas for muscles and nerves and how to apply these wonderful tools to the body