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Foundations of Thai Massage Level 1

About the Course

Next training November 10-13, 2022

In-person or live online option


What is Thai Yoga Massage?

Thai Yoga Massage (TYM) is an ancient healing art that combines the alignment of the breath, yoga asana, and mindfulness meditation of Metta (loving compassion) into a flowing dance of continuous rhythmic motion to deliver a soothing and revitalizing experience. TYM is based on an understanding of the energy lines and acupressure points present in each person. By working along these lines and points, the modality balances the energetic body of the recipient and frees & removes any blockages that may present in physical, mental, or emotional dis-ease.


A Thai Massage session results in restoring a healthy, balanced energetic flow to the recipient. A session can be complete on its own and may also be incorporated into other modalities of massage, yoga, or personal training.



Details of the Training

Level 1 will cover how to give a full 1.5 - 2 hour massage. Content will include an introduction to energy lines, breath work, meditation, utilizing proper body mechanics, chanting and yoga. The last day of the training will also include a practicum of giving a full 75-minute session to a receiver.


*Please note that this is a hands-on experiential training which will require you to have a person to work on during the 4 day training. For some instances, we will work on pillows and props to learn the body mechanics and techniques. However, you will need an actual body present for 2 hours in the morning session and 2 hours in the afternoon session. The practicum times will confirmed before the start of the training so you can make arrangements.


A certification of the 'Foundations of Thai Massage' will be awarded upon completion of attending and fully participating in all the training hours and the post practicum hours.



Schedule & practicum:

Training hours are Thursday-Sunday 8:30am-4:30pm EST with an hour lunch break.

There will be an additional 1.5 hours during the training to review your notes and material each night.

For online trainees, you are asked to practice at least 10 hours of the practicum to solidify the sequence. If you wish you can practice 5 hours and then record yourself for me to review. We will then arrange a complimentary follow up call on Zoom or Whatsapp for personal feedback.



Investment:

$600 USD with $100 required deposit (deducted from balance)

If registering for both the Level 1 & Level 2 Training together, you will receive $100 off.

If you have already taken the 4 day training with me, you can take the training at the refresher rate of only $250.



Materials:

You will receive a PDF copy of the manual to download or print. You will also receive access to a library of recorded lectures about TYM as well as demos of the sequence. This invaluable resource is included in your tuition.



Continuing Education Credits:

For those who qualify, CE's are available from NCBTMB for LMT & Bodyworkers, and from Yoga Alliance for registered Yoga Teachers.


Your Instructor

Jennifer Yarro

Jennifer Yarro

This extensive training will be skillfully led by Jennifer Yarro. She is the the Founder of the Triple Gem School of Thai Massage, is highly trained in Thai Massage, having traveled to Thailand many times over the years to study directly with Thai masters. Jennifer has been a practitioner of the art for 20 years as well as teaching nationally & internationally for the past 15 years. Although she is sought out for the lineage she carries, Jennifer is very humble in her offerings. She is passionate about the integrity of the practice, and meticulously imparts her knowledge of authentic Traditional Thai Massage to her students, always with a 'warm smile and a happy heart!