Thai Table Massage
Advanced Training Course for Therapists
This 2-day workshop will introduce you to the art of Thai Table Massage, which is based on Thai Yoga Massage, but adapted for the massage couch. Traditionally in Thailand, massage is practised on a futon mat. The benefits of couch work over mat work, are less strain on the knees and lower back, and that therapists don’t have to be so flexible. TTM consists of deep massage, energy line work and applied yoga stretches. TTM helps to reduce pain and discomfort held throughout the whole body. It is effective for stimulating the circulation and harmonising energy flow. It helps with sports injuries, remedial, musculo-skeletal problems, and is highly relaxing and invigorating at the same time. There is also a deeply spiritual side to Thai massage as it is an important part of Thai culture.
This course is suitable for qualified reflexologists, massage therapists & bodyworkers.
On this workshop you will be covering:
- History of Traditional Thai massage, medicine & spirituality
- Overview of the Chinese, Thai and Western energy lines
- Thai massage techniques with thumbs, palms and forearms
- Full body routine with plenty of practice time
- How to apply pressure and stretches in a safe and effective way
- Precautions and contraindications
- Relating TTM practice to holistic massage
Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a pen to write notes in the manual, a pillow and a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and herbals will be provided. Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the end of the course stating 12 hours of continued professional development. Accredited by the Complementary Therapists Association and gives you 10 CThA CPD credits.
Your tutor is Dave Sowden MCThA, CNHC, C&G Teachers Cert, an experienced practitioner of Oriental Bodywork, and has studied in the UK, India, Thailand & Indonesia.
Venue: Blue Lotus Therapy Centre, Scorrier, Redruth
Date: Summer 2013. Please contact us to be added to our mailing list for the latest dates.
Time: 10.00am to 5.00pm