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Thai Massage Practitioner Training Fall 2017


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WEDNESDAY JULY 19 | 6:00-7:00pm
TUESDAY AUGUST 15 | 6:00-7:00pm

** Thai Massage Practitioner T
Each weekend consists of 12 hours of class time primarily devoted to demonstrations and supervised thai massage practice. New techniques will be presented throughout each weekend. By the end of the five weekend course students will have learned and reviewed four main positions and will have the skills to give a full body thai massage. 

//Thai Massage Fundamentals Weekend 1:  Sep 8 - 10

Learn techniques to move gracefully around on the floor and leverage your body weight to apply deep pressure effortlessly. The course begins in Supine position which includes effective ways to release tension and open the legs, hips and shoulders. Time will be spent practicing techniques and learning the sequence of supine position.
//Thai Massage Supine Position Weekend 2: Sep 22 - 24 
Discover the energy system of this healing art and how the Sen lines play a significant role in the work we do. This is a continuation of the work we learned in the fundamentals weekend. Some time will be dedicated to practicing yoga and meditation to support body awareness while working and an ability to remain present during the learning experience.

//Thai Massage Side Lying Position Weekend 3: Oct 13 - 15 
Focus on techniques of the side-lying position. Access the shoulders and hips from this alternate vantage point. This is a great position for people that cannot lay down on their backs, including pregnant woman. During the weekend there is time for review and also the opportunity to work on friends and community members. 

//Thai Massage Prone Position Weekend 4: Oct 27 - 29
Focus on techniques of prone position. Prone position provides excellent access to the hips and quads, spine and shoulders. Learn effective techniques to release chronic tension around these regions of the body. There is time for review and also the opportunity to work on friends and community members.

//Thai Massage Seated Position Weekend 5: Nov 10 - 12
Focus on techniques of seated position. Seated position provide excellent access to the neck and shoulders. Learn effective techniques to address this region of the body. There is time for review of what we learned in previous weekends and also the opportunity to work on friends and community members.

Who is This Training For?
♥ Yoga teachers to learn techniques to work therapeutically in private yoga sessions
♥ Massage therapists looking to enhance their practice with an effective healing tool.
♥ Individuals interested in exploring this healing art to share with family, friends or loved ones. 

Weekend times: Fridays 6 - 8:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 1 - 6pm each weekend.

Tuition: $1800 for all five weekends
Early bird special: Register by Aug 1 and receive a $100 off 
Payment for the course must be made in full before the course begins. A $300 deposit reserves your space in the course. Space is limited. Cancellations made within two weeks before the start date will receive a refund minus a $30 administration fee. Once the course begins there are no refunds for a partially attended weekend. Cancel before the weekend begins but while in the middle of the training  and receive a $360 refund for each weekend missed minus a $150 administrative fee. 

Students receive a certificate upon completion of the five weekend course. Bodyworkers are eligible to receive 60 CEUs for the training. 

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About the Instructor: Chris Gordon, CMT, RTT, Registered as an approved instructor with THAI (Thai Healing Alliance International). Chris is registered as an E-RYT 500 Teacher and is a nationally certified massage therapist and has been teaching Thai Massage and leading workshops for the past ten years. He has taken two extensive trips to Thailand and has over 1000 additional hours of training and coursework. Chris is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider. Want to learn more or have a specific question? Email chris@bigriveryoga.com
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