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Blacksburg, VA 24060
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Thai Massage Level 1 Certification, Blacksburg, VA

3/26/2020 - 3/28/2020



  • Description: This 3 day course provides participants with the knowledge and skill required to provide a 90 minute Thai Massage. Participants will gain insight into the history of the art form, technique, self care, and business practices. It also provides participants with a sequence that integrates all the essential techniques that make Thai Massage a unique art form. This adaptable sequence will provide the ability to create specific individual experiences whether you will use these skills to incorporate into yoga teachings, to provide one-on-one treatments and more.In order to complete the certification, participants must take part in a practicum that requires them to provide 5 free massages to people in their community. After each session, participants journal about their experience, challenges, and observations and submit this journal to Francisco for review and guidance. During the practicum, participants have direct contact with Francisco in order to continue to progress from one session to the next.Once the practicum has concluded, participants receive their certificate and can then move on into their practice as Thai Bodyworkers in their community.


  • Topics covered include:* massage techniques & assisted stretches
    * accessing “sen” or energy lines
    * an overview of the history of Thai massage including
       a review of ancient documents and drawings by monks who
       created the system
    * trainees will receive a training manual that contains the
       sequences and and overview of the history and methodology
    * breath work and meditation for sustainability and endurance while facilitating massage

 

Lead Instructor: Francisco Morales-Bermudez


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