Thai Yoga Massage Training – Level 1 Practitioner
In this 4-day intensive training program you will learn and apply a full 90- minute Thai Yoga Massage sequence utilizing yoga postures, passive stretching, acupressure, energy work, massage and meditation to assist the clients in reducing tension, enhancing flexibility, experiencing deep relaxation and improving overall wellbeing. You will incorporate the fundamentals of effortless, flowing transitions between postures, and learn how to maintain proper body alignment and apply energy balance through and Thai energy lines. Study areas:
- The four foundations of Thai yoga massage (awareness, body mechanics, movement, and massage techniques using hands, knees, feet, and elbows)
- Effortless transitions between postures
- An introduction to contraindications and safety
- Care for the client and therapist before, during, and after the massage
- Massage for shoulders, head, back, arms, hands, legs, abdomen, and feet.
Upon completion of Levels 1 & 2 receive your Essential Level Certification. For details on Certification visit our Professional Certification page. To have an introduction to Thai Yoga Massage join us for a 3-hour Taster Workshop
Cost: Full $700 – Earlybird $650 – Bundling Discount with Level 2 $1,250 (save $150!)
For upcoming Thai Yoga Massage Level 1 Programs in Australia see our Events Page
Learn More about the facilitator Heather Agnew
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Frequently Asked Questions
Wear comfortable, stretchy clothing; preferably long pants and a t-shirt. Bring note-taking materials, water bottle, lunch/snack.
Who Can Take This Course?
Anyone can take the Level 1 Practitioner Training programs and will learn great skills to share with family, friends, yoga students or clients. Levels 2-4 are available to those who have completed the Level I Practitioner Training program. These courses are ideal for yoga teachers, fitness professionals and massage practitioners wanting to diversify their services, but also are open and accessible to anyone who wishes to share the power of touch.
Can I Get Insurance to Practice?
If you are already insured as a yoga teacher or body worker, the process is simple and usually no additional cost to add Thai Yoga Massage to your policy. For instance in the case of OAMPS, Thai Yoga Massage is a recognized modality and adding this to your policy is free. Check with your insurance provider for more information. If you are not currently registered/insured, check out membership organizations like www.iict.com.au to see if you qualify.
Can I Use This Course to attain CPD or CEC points?
Check with your governing body, but in the case of the Yoga Australia you can use this course to attain CPD points and even upgrade your membership from Provisional to Full and beyond. Please check with your governing body to ensure that this course is aligned with their guidelines. For more information on Yoga Australia CPDs and Membership Upgrades visit the Yoga Australia Website
Can I Practice Professionally After Taking This Course?
Absolutely. If you are already a certified massage, yoga or fitness professional you can practice after taking Level I, providing your insurance provider has a cover for Thai Massage. If you do not have prior training, you will need to increase your knowledge and training level through further levels of Thai Yoga Massage, Yoga Teacher Training, or Massage Training. Check out the local governing bodies in your area for training requirements. In Australia, the professional organizations include IICT, ATMS, MAA, AAMT, and Yoga Australia.