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"Thai Yoga Massage: Supine & Seated Postures": ITM Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand Method

Date and Time: March 16, 2021
Location: Edmonton, AB
Price: $595 CAD +GST Early Bird when placing a $100 non-refundable deposit by Feb. 15th
Instructor: Sharon Brown-Horton, Affiliate Instructor of the ITM Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand

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"Thai Yoga Massage: Supine & Seated Positions" | 3 day course
15.0 NHPC CEC's. 
Open to all students - no previous massage experience is necessary  |  21.0 hours | ITM of Chiang Mai, Thailand Method

Dates: Tues. March 16 - Thurs. March 18, 2021| 9:30AM - 5:30PM each day
SAVE!! on Early Bird Tuition:
 $595 +TX CAD when paying a $100 non-refundable deposit by Feb. 15th. Late Tuition After Sept. 15: $650+TX

*This course is also posted as "Thai Yoga Massage Level 1: Foundation Skills" by CMMOTA, CRMTA, MTAM and MTAS

Course Location:
Healing Connections 10548 - 115 St. NW, Edmonton

SHARON BROWN-HORTON | Instructor ITM School of Chiang Mai Affiliate Teacher & Practitioner, 15 years of teaching experience 

 For the student who is 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 a combination of 65 full body 'Nuad Bo Rarn' Traditional Thai Massage and Thai Yoga stretch techniques (including acupressure points on the feet, hands and face). Many concepts may be applied to the Massage Table.

  • Learn massage techniques with the client in the Supine and Sitting positions and includes Reflexology for feet, hands and face, Abdominal Massage, Passive Thai Yoga Stretches and 'Sen' Energy Line work. (Level 2 covers the Side-Lying, Prone and in-depth Sitting positions). 
  • 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. 

    Curriculum Outline: 

Day #1: Work in Supine Posture ~ Students will learn comprehensive Thai Yoga Stretches for the lower body, starting with feet & ankles and will include work on energy line foot points.  Work will continue up the lower leg and into the thigh, introducing students to energy line work, thai massage and thai yoga stretches. An introduction to the 3-major Sen Energy Lines of the Leg will be included today.

Day #2: Work in Supine Posture ~ Students will continue to learn a focused sequence on the legs and will include many hip openers, hamstring, calf, adductor and hip stretches.  Inverted assisted stretches will be introduced and will include such things as "Assisted Shoulder Stand", "Plow" and "Happy Baby".  At the end of day #2, students will be able to perform a complete Thai Yoga Massage to equal up to 1 hour on the lower body on a client.

Day #3: Work in Supine & Seated Postures ~ Today's studies will include how to perform stomach massage to open up the 'Hara' energy center of the abdomen and move energy through the main 'Sen Lines'.  More focused work will be applied to the Sen Lines of the Legs.  Students will be taught how to work on arms, hands, chest, shoulders, upper back and face. The day will end with some Seated Work to target upper shoulders and back, and will include some assisted spinal flexion & extension.

Instructor: Sharon Brown-Horton, Registered Affiliate Instructor of the ITM Thai Massage School, Chiang Mai, Thailand

We are working hard to keep you safe, during COVID-19!  We follow strict sanitizing and safety guidelines and are currently limiting the student numbers to 10 per class.