Professional Thai Massage Training

Professional Thai Massage Training

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Prerequisite: None
Duration: 180 Hours   Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 180-hour Professional Nuad Boran Program has been established for Thai Massage students wishing wishing to become a professional in the field of Thai massage.

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.

Our courses emphasize hands-on training and practical experience. In addition to working with the instructor and other students, you will have the opportunity to practice your new skills on Sirius Health client volunteers once a week.

The six-week program includes course content from all five levels of Nuad Boran training plus content from the Advanced Acupressure, Advanced Stretching and Dynamic Thai Massage courses.

Course content will progress along four streams of study: Professional, Theoretical, Practical and Ethical.

Professional Course Content
  Week 1: Introduction to Thai Massage
  Week 2: Becoming a Thai Massage Practitioner
  Week 3: Layers of the Physical Body
  Week 4: Working with Sen
  Week 5: Dynamic Thai Techniques
  Week 6: Abdominal Work

Theoretical Course Content
  Week 1: Traditional Thai Medicine
  Week 2: Thai Element Theory
  Week 3: Core Element Constitution
  Week 4: Elements Out of Balance
  Week 5: Causation and Diagnosis
  Week 6: Thai Massage Applications

Practical Course Content
  Week 1: Contraindications and Cautionary Sites
  Week 2: Intake Forms and SOAP Notes
  Week 3: Ergonomics and Proper Breathing
  Week 4: Client Maintenance
  Week 5: How to Create a Meditative State
  Week 6: The Art of Sensing and Intuition

Ethical Course Content
  Week 1: Code of Ethics
  Week 2: Buddhism and Doctor Shivago
  Week 3: Wai Kru and Reusi Dat Ton
  Week 4: Buddha Dharma
  Week 5: Four Brahmaviharas
  Week 6: Noble Eightfold Path and Five Precepts

Included: 5 Handbooks, Online Course Access, Certificate