Level 3: Advanced Nuad Boran

Level 3: Advanced Nuad Boran

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Prerequisite: Level 2: Intermediate Nuad Boran
Duration: 30 Hours   Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The primary focus of this course will be to teach students how to use their elbows, knees, and feet instead of their hands and palms and to teach them more difficult stretches and joint mobilizations. Students will learn the proper use of body weight and positioning and when to utilize these advanced techniques. By the end of the course, students will know 87 acupressure variations and 65 new stretches that they can integrate with their standard Thai massage sequence.

The instructor, Grant Martens, is the owner and founder of Sirius Health and is recognized as a Registered Instructor and an Advanced Registered Thai Therapist by the Thai Healing Alliance International (THAI). Grant is also a Certified Instructor for the International Training Massage School (ITM) of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and is licensed by the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) as a Thai Massage Practitioner.

This course will begin with a half-hour of Wai Kru and Reusi Dat Ton each day. The first four days will then follow with a short lecture. Course content on day one will introduce students to the ten primary sen lines and methods for working sen lines. We study how Traditional Thai healers view the body as a composition of the four elements on day two. We will talk about the importance of proper ergonomics and breathing in Thai massage on day three. And on day four, we will learn about how the Wai Kru and Reusi Dat Ton. There will be a short quiz for each section that the instructor will review the next day before the subsequent lecture.

On the afternoon of the fourth day, guest volunteers will come to the school act as clients for each student. Students will practice giving and reviewing intake forms with their clients. The instructor will then lead the students through the entire sequence, after which each student will practice a follow-up with their client.

The final day will have two periods of practical examination; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. In the morning, Group A will do their practical exam using Group B as clients, and in the afternoon, Group B will do their exam using Group A as clients. The week will end with a short closing program during which students will receive their certificates.

Level 3+4: $1300 (Save $140)
Level 3+4+5: $2700 (Save $420)
Level 1+2+3+4+5: $3500 (Save $820)

Included: Handbook, Online Course Access, Certificate