Basic Thai Massage Certification Courses (I & II) - 2 Weekends - 40 Hours total - AT HALF MOON YOGA IN MEDINA - This combination practice of acupressure, sen line energy work and yoga is meant to balance the bodies energies and musculature as well as give a sense of tremendous comfort and spirit, for
both the client as well as the practitioner.
These courses are open to all relaxation practitioners, therapists, educators and the public who desire to learn or receive Nationally Certified Continuing Education hours;
as well as those who simply want to provide comfort to their families and friends, which can also develop into a part time or full time practice. We will cover the basic principles, ethics, bodywork and theory of the Thai Healing Art of interactive massage, energy meridian work, and yoga treatment.
This is the “Classic Routine" or Massage formalized by Ajahn Sintorn Chaichakan the founder of The Traditional Old Medicine Hospital, Chiang, Mai Thailand; As recorded and published by C. Pierce Salguero & David Roylance, in The Encyclopedia of Thai Massage.
What to expect:
*Discuss the Basic Principles & Ethics of Thai Massage
*Become familiar with the History of Thai Culture and Spirituality
*Learn the 10 major Sen Lines- Energy Meridian Work
*Massage Techniques including: Thumbing, Palming, Forearms and Elbows
*Introduction to Abdominal Massage, as well as using knees and feet
*Learn a sequence with over 120 moves and over 60 Individual Stretches & Yoga Assists
*Proper Body Mechanics
*Breathing and Meditation techniques
All with Ample practice time
This is a 2 part course. Both courses are required for certification. The Basic Certification Course I is a prerequisite to II.
*CE Certificate is awarded after completion of two weekends.
Dates and Times:
Course I: March 23, 24, and 25th
Course II: April 6, 7, and 8th
Fridays 5:30p-9:30p | Saturday and Sunday 9a-6p
Basic Thai Massage - Course I – 20 CE Hours
Providing the base on which to build your practice, this weekend is considered the diagnostic weekend. Includes Introduction to all subjects with concentration of hands on massage techniques, thumbing the major Sen Lines of the arms and legs with beginning assisted yoga postures.
Basic Thai Massage - Course II- 20 CE Hours
This class will build upon the first weekend and foundation, introducing larger assisted yoga stretches, with shoulder mobilization options, neck, head and face series, Thai culture and ample practice time.
Total cost for two weekends (40 hrs)
Thai Massage "Classic Routine" Basic Course $1099