Thai Massage Practitioner Course

Devon Thai Massage

Summary Information

A fresh and insightful, 12 day TTM Practitioner course, encompassing the ancient healing art of Thai massage, in theory and in practice.

10/11/12 September
25/26 September
9/10 October
23/24 October
6/7 November
Practice weekend - We will arrange a weekend of practice in December / January, (date to be organised together as a group) Students have 3/4 months to do case studies and then take the exam in March.

Over the 12 days we will learn a full body Thai Massage sequence looking at techniques in the 4 main positions; prone, supine, side and sitting. Thai massage helps to balance and align the body to encourage space and mobility in the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and improves the function of the fascial tissues and the internal organs. It is highly effective at releasing pain & addressing issues caused by injury, bad postural patterns, physical and emotional blockages.

Emphasis will be on developing a therapeutic and flowing treatment which includes both dynamic & mobilising techniques alongside more static, visceral and fascial techniques with acute focus on smooth and comfortable transitions between the the more active and passive methods. Special care and attention will be taken in teaching healthy and effective use of the body whilst giving the massage, to ensure correct and sustainable body-mechanics during practice, we will also teach a simple daily Yoga practice, self-care exercises and a basic preparatory 'Wai Khru' (Thai Buddhist Chant) for the practitioner.

Further Information

Over the 12 days we will learn :

    • How to work on the sen- energy lines – pathways in the body upon which movement occurs.
  • Applied passive stretching & compression techniques.
  • Effective sequences to give full body therapeutic massage or to work more spot specific for various conditions.
  • Professional development, including client consultation and analysis, exploring contraindications and indications.
  • Meditation, ‘wai khru’ chant, stretching & preparation exercises to establish a strong self care regime, to help maintain a healthy sustainable practice with specific focus on postural awareness and body mechanics.
  • An overview of the history of Thai massage and some basic Thai medicine theory.

Call Emma on 07971 101332
or email exeterthaimassage@gmail.com for further information

I found the course to be fulfilling on both a personal and professional level. The learning techniques and approach used by Emma, make for a relaxed and grounded environment which encourages an innate understanding of the techniques used in this discipline. I thoroughly enjoyed the tutorial weekends and look forward to broadening my knowledge through my future practice and training sessions.

Sarah M – Company Owner

I can truly say this is the most effective massage treatment I've ever had, (& I've had many) This has made a profound change to my life and body!

M.M – University tutor

Totally delightful, healing & respectful - an elf with amazing hands and a huge soul.

JH – Counsellor & Trainer

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