Flowers, towels and a balanced stack of massaging stones

Thai 1: Introduction to Thai Massage

February 23 - 24, 2019

$325.00

Thai Massage is an ancient and sacred system of bodywork that is one of the five main branches of traditional Thai medicine. It combines rhythmic massage, acupressure, passive stretching, energy work, and meditation to balance the flow of healing energy within the body and create powerful release of stress and tension . The ultimate goal of a Thai massage session is to release blocked areas in the body and encourage ease of movement throughout all the body's systems.

In this two-weekend certification program, you will develop the hands on and deep listening skills that will enable you to provide clients with a complete Thai Massage, practiced on a mat in the traditional style. As well as learning the basic techniques , body mechanics, and "flow" of Thai massage, an emphasis will be placed throughout the seminars on the use of breath and meditation to allow the therapist to access a place of deep intuitive wisdom. 

Thai massage is  fun to learn and practice, and will provide therapists with a whole new way of working with the clients! 

Thai 1: Introduction to Thai Massage, Supine and Seated Positions

Thai 2: Side-Lying and Prone Positions, Final Review and Integration

It is required that the two seminars be taken consecutively. Mats and cushions will be provided at the seminars. Wear loose, comfortable clothing that you can move in. Classes run from 9:00am-6:00p.m. each day.

Cost is $325 per weekend, total $650 for the entire certification, which includes a 60 minute one-on-one individual session with the instructor, providing an opportunity for evaluation and feedback, to be scheduled upon completion of both weekends. 

 

Available Florida CEUs: 16

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Joni Masse, RN, MA, LMT

Joni, a 1990 SSMT graduate, also graduated in 2009 with an MA degree in body psychotherapy from Naropa University, a Buddhist-inspired college in Boulder, CO. After intensive study in Thailand, she now specializes in trauma recovery and Thai massage.

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