Thai Yoga Massagefor Clarity
Certificate Training –
Thai Yoga Massage for Clarity works with the deep vision-governing lines Sens Sahatsarngsi and Thawari, using movement, stretching, intention and direct pressure. The divine relaxation we create by working along these lines leads to greater mental clarity, ease of movement and deep-seated contentment. To further enhance the work along these lines, this course introduces the basics of Thai Herbal Theory and the use of Thai Herbal Compresses and essential oils, creating a sensory experience that benefits both the practitioner and the client. Practitioners will integrate the use of these herbs into an 1.5 hour sequence of Thai Yoga Massage sequence. 35 NCBTMB CEUs*, 18.5 YA CEUs**, and a certificate in Thai Yoga Massage.
*Massage Therapists – Give your hands a break as you learn use more of your body more effectively and let Thai Herbal Compresses help you do the work, whether in a Thai session or another fabulous modality you already offer. In this course, you will full sequence that you will be able to build on and specialize to build your clientele, add-ons, and merchandising in new directions. Best of all, the movement and muscle memory built through regular sessions will have both you and your clients stronger, more flexible, and more comfortable in your own bodies.
**Yoga Teachers – This course will help you bring better body mechanics to your classes and your mat, expand your private session offerings, enhance your understanding of anatomy and kinesiology, deepen your meditation practice, and fill your toolbox with fabulous hands-on assists, partner poses, sequencing inspiration, and sweet extras your students will love. 7 hours TTP, 5 hours TM, 5.5 hours A&P, 1 hour YPLE.
Physical Therapists, Nurses, Caregivers, and movement lovers of all sorts are more than welcome in this class, as well.
Upcoming Thai Yoga Massage for Clarity Trainings:
September 23-27, 2023 | Socorro, NM – POSTPONED! Contact me for new dates.
Training Manual NOW AVAILABLE!
Available as a PDF download or old-school print book, this manual will guide you through:
– learning 65+ postures, many with extra tips for yogis;
– give you a quick introduction to Thai Herbalism so you can begin to make your own herbal and oil blends;
– teach step by step how to make your own herbal compresses, + tips on how to incorporate them into your Thai Yoga Massage sessions.
Some of what we cover in the Thai Yoga Massage for Clarity Training:
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Interested in learning more about Thai Yoga Massage? Here are some places to look…
- On my blog – I am growing an inventory of visual and written instructions on the poses I use most often.
- Register for our mailer – receive emails that include instructionals, upcoming workshops, behind-the-scenes stories of a therapist yogi and more.
- Workshop Host – if your local studio is interested in hosting a workshop with me, let me know, I’d love to meet your community! Take a look at my upcoming schedule
- Here is a list of some of my favorite books about Thai Yoga Massage…
Thai Yoga Massage by Kam Thye Chow – by my first and primary teacher, this is an excellent breakdown of poses and philosophy.
Thai Yoga Therapy for Your Type: An Ayurvedic Tradition – also by Kam Thye Chow, this is an excellent integration for yogis with some Thai Yoga Massage experience highlighting the why and the transformation of both Thai and Yoga poses.
Thai Step-By-Step Massage by Nicky Smith – basic Thai Massage book with EXCELLENT explanation of hand, head, and foot work.
The Art of Thai Foot Massage by Simon Piers Gall – a comprehensive guide to working with the feet, this book has well over 3 hours of incredible foot work that will change affect the entire body.
Traditional Thai Medicine: Buddhism, Animism and Ayurveda by C. Pierce Salguero – an academic history of the practice and philosophy of Thai Massage
A Thai Herbal by C. Pierce Salguero – Nice introduction to the medical model and inclusion of herbs in Thai Yoga Massage beyond just our time on the mat. Basic recipes and more.