Thai Yoga Massage Learning

Course Detail: Thai Yoga Massage – Advanced

This unique course has been developed by the Thai Yoga Massage Guru and is derived from powerful techniques handed down by many masters throughout Thailand and Asia. During the course, our teacher will introduce the ‘Burmese energy model’; its structure, function, location and therapeutic effect.

Our Guru will work with you, enabling you to develop your creative side and your own personal treatment style.

At the end of the course, students will be able to safely apply advanced Thai massage techniques and postures to a client; modify the massage to accommodate the needs of the client; and, demonstrate and explain indications/contraindications of various yoga postures for home care exercises.

Suitable for: Thai yoga massage practitioners and students wishing to progress from the Level 1 course.

Duration: 50 hours (Two modules each consisting of 2 class days plus work assignment)

Certification: Practical examination (Four weeks after the course) Certificate.

Course content

We will explore advanced techniques including ‘breath coaching’, ‘mindfulness and listening meditation’, and ‘listening’ to the body. You will also be encouraged to think about how you will include meditation and yoga practices for your client’s ongoing self-care. In addition to this, we will also explore:

  • Advanced contraindications
  • Body mechanics
  • Thai massage positions
  • Transitions: supine, prone, side, and sitting
  • Advanced applications of massage positions

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize advanced contraindications for treatment
  • Effectively apply proper body mechanics to each massage position
  • Safely and efficiently transition a client to various body positions
  • Accurately apply pressure on the Burmese sen lines throughout the body
  • Explain the function of the respiratory system and incorporate deep breathing techniques into massage practice
  • Demonstrate ‘listening meditation’
  • Safely apply various advanced Thai massage techniques and postures to a client
  • Effectively deliver a full Thai massage
  • Modify the massage to accommodate the needs of the client
  • Demonstrate and explain indications/contraindications of various yoga postures for home care exercises

Course Fee: C$500

Starting Date: TDA.

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