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Thai Yoga Massage: Prone, Side Lying & Seated Postures ~ ITM Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand Method

Date and Time: November 23, 2020
Location: Regina , SK
Price: $595 CAD +GST Early Bird when placing a $100 non-refundable deposit by Oct. 20th
Instructor: Sharon Brown-Horton, Affiliate Instructor of the ITM Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Join Sharon Brown-Horton, Thai Massage Certified Affliate instructor of the ITM School (Chiang Mai, Thailand) for this fun and technique-packed 3-day intensive course! 
Approved by the following associations for credits: 
NHPC 15.0 CEC's | MTAS 21.5 CEC's | MTAM 14.0 CEC's | CRMTA 20.0 Primary CEC's |  CMMOTA 15.25 CEC's

Location: "Atlas Hotel" | 4177 Albert Street South, Regina

  •  This course is well suited for both students who are new to the method of Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, as well as those with previous experience, who wish to deepen their practice. 

    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform up to a 2-hour massage using a combination of 65 full body Traditional Thai Massage and Thai Yoga stretch techniques (including acupressure points on the feet, hands and face) with the recipient in the Side Lying, Prone & Seated Postures. Many concepts may be applied to the Massage Table.

  • Students are taught in a hands-on step-by-step method, following a picture workbook, to enhance learning of the techniques. Instructor demonstration will be followed by practice time.  Students will have ample opportunity to also receive massage by practicing fellow students.
  • Students will be introduced to the history of Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, as well as the theory and techniques using thumbs, palm, elbows, knees and feet to create a dynamic repertoire for application by the student. 

Each day, a different posture of Thai Yoga Massage work 
will be introduced:

Mon. Nov. 23rd: Work in Prone Posture~ Learn sequences with the recipient in the Prone Position, working Reflexology for the Feet, Thai Yoga stretches for the anterior legs & hips, including those for the Spine, such as assisted Cobra and Bow.  The student will learn how to apply Thai Massage for the feet, calves, hamstrings, gluteals and back and shoulders of the recipient, using their feet, forearms, elbows, thumbs and palms.  How to work Sen Lines up the back that help to relieve back pain will be introduced.


Tues. Nov. 24th: Work in Side Lying Posture ~ Learn sequences with the recipient in the Side Lying Position with particular focus on the muscles of the back and shoulder, in addition to Energy Line Sen Itta and Sen Pingkala to help to relieve back pain.  The student will learn how to apply Thai Yoga stretches for hip flexors, quadriceps, triceps and pectorals, in addition to spinal rotation stretches on a client using their feet, forearms, elbows, thumbs and palm pressure. Thai Massage for the hands and arms, including some reflexology points will be introduced.


Wed. Nov. 25th: Work in Seated Posture ~ Students will learn comprehensive Thai Yoga Stretches for the upper body for chest, back and spinal extensors and include work on spinal rotation, extension, flexion and extension.  With the recipient in the Seated Posture, Thai Massage is very effective for applying acupressure in areas of the back, neck and shoulders.  Learn how to use elbow, forearms and thumbs to do this work.

How to register: 
Step 1: Contact Sharon directly at: sharon@banyanthaimassage.com / text or call 604-773-2645 to make arrangements to pay your $100 non-refundable deposit* with Etransfer or Credit Card (towards the full amount of your course of $624.75 /Course $595 + $29.75GST). *In the case of course cancellation, that is posted after Aug. 26th, 2020 due to newly imposed restrictions from COVID-19, a full refund will be issued.

Step 2: You will be sent an invoice for the balance of the course amount (payable 14 days prior to first day of course. Payment can be made with credit card or Etransfer.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions & Personal Protection 
during all courses
 

The following list of Precautions is not necessarily finalized and may change from time to time with additional elements being added, as the COVID-19 situation changes.

  • Students must wear a protective mask throughout the course.  Goggles, face shield and/or gloves are optional. Students must be aware that the Instructor, Sharon will be travelling to all cities by air (except for Vancouver) and will be arriving a maximum of 15 hours prior to when teaching the course begins.  Self-isolation for Sharon 10 days prior to the course is not possible (except for Vancouver). Sharon will wear a mask while teaching and will take every precaution to ensure she maintains high levels of sanitization.
  • All students will be expected to bring their own yoga mat, massage table (Reflexology and Table courses only), blanket, pillow and your favourite sanitizer (additional sanitizer will also be available during the course).  Students will use their own supplies to receive Thai Massage from their pre-assigned partner.  When not in use, students are encouraged to wrap or place items in a plastic bag to avoid possible contamination.  Please re-sanitize prior to use again. 
  • It is suggested that students bring a separate change of clean clothing to wear for the course that was not worn coming from home to the course. And vice versa going back home. 
  • Students will be assigned a specific marked off area to work in with their pre-assigned partner for the day.  Students will work with only 1 partner for the whole day. 
  • To assist with viewing and to avoid having to get too close to other students, Sharon will be using Zoom media during her live classroom demonstrations - students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or Tablet to aid in viewing.
  • Health Screening will be performed prior to the course: You will be asked if you have a fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat or loss of sense of smell, or have been exposed to someone recently who is known to have COVID-19.  Your temperature will be taken prior to entry into the course training room.  Students must sign a Waiver Form, which states that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and that they release all Sharon from all responsibility if they become ill after attending the course. Students exhibiting any signs of illness will not be permitted to attend the course.  
  • Sharon welcomes your personal feedback on 
    how to stay safe!  Namaste!

    Please feel free to send a note to: 
    sharon_brownhorton@hotmail.com
    Text or call 604-773-2645
    All ideas are 
    welcome!!  

How to register: 
Step 1: Click on the link below to pay your $100 non-refundable deposit towards the full amount of your course of $624.75 (Course $595 + $29.75GST)

Step 2: You will be sent an invoice for the balance of the course amount (payable 7 days prior to first day of course.  Payment can be made with credit or debit card. 

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