Table Thai Techniques: Levels 1-3

Knowing how to administer Table Thai yoga massages is a valuable skill for therapists and LMTs alike. However, perhaps you’ve wondered whether there’s a better way to serve clients that cannot receive massage in prone positions on the floor. OM Yoga Studio & School of Thai Massage addresses this concern by offering table Thai massage courses in Dayton, Ohio, for students looking to continue their educations.

Table Thai Techniques – Level 1

Learn how to administer a 90-minute table Thai sequence in this introductory course. Students don’t need previous Thai massage experience to enroll. It’s ideal for therapists that are interested in traditional Thai massage, but prefer to work on a table, as well as LMTs looking to explore new ways to work with safe body mechanics.

The Table Thai techniques course is $295 ($100 deposit) per level. It is worth 12 NCBTMB credits/hours. To register and reserve your space, or to ask questions, feel free to reach out to Anthony. You can look forward to learning about all of the following items:

  • Guiding Principles of Thai Massage, including Touch Techniques Using Thumbs, Palms, Fingers, Knees, Feet, Forearms, and Elbows
  • Safe Posture
  • Rhythmic Rocking
  • Proper Distance
  • Direction
  • Intensity
  • Principles of Loving Kindness (Metta/Prema)
  • Safe, Effortless Posture Transitions for Practitioner and Client Protection
  • Thai Energy Sen Lines
  • Short History of Thai Massage
  • Massage in Supine and Prone Positions
  • Massage Techniques That Address the Feet, Single Leg, Hip, Back, Abdomen, Hand, Arm, Neck, and Face

Table Thai Level 1 Dates by Appointment.      (courses go with two 2 or more students).

Our next Table Thai Level 1 is December 16, from 9am-6pm, and December17, from 9am-noon, 2017.

Table Thai Techniques – Level Two

Build your knowledge of essential Thai table techniques during this 2-day, 12-hour course. You will learn a new table Thai massage sequence while incorporating sitting and side positions. These positions are crucial for practitioners seeking to accommodate those that cannot work on the floor, including the elderly, pregnant women, and injured recipients.

Continuing students may attend table Thai level three courses at their convenience during the last week of each month, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This course is worth 12 NCBTMB credits/hours and is $295 with a $100 deposit. This course is followed by a three-day table Thai massage course for those who wish to continue, which is held on dates that fit students’ schedules. Some of the items Anthony will expand on include:

  • Guiding Principles of Thai Massage
  • Touch Techniques Using Thumbs, Palms, Fingers, Knees, Feet, Forearms, and Elbows
  • Safe Posture
  • Rhythmic Rocking
  • Proper Distance
  • Direction
  • Flow
  • Breath
  • Intensity
  • Meditation
  • Principles of Loving Kindness (Metta/Prema)
  • Deeper Understanding of Sen Lines, or Energy Meridians, Unique to Thai Massage
  • Safe, Effortless Posture Transitions for Practitioner and Client Protection
  • Traditional Thai Massage Techniques Adapted for the Massage Table
  • Short History of Thai Massage
  • New Sitting and Side Position Techniques

Our next Table Thai Level 2 is February 10, from 9am-6pm, and February 11, from 9am-noon, 2018.

Table Thai – Level 3

Those interested in enrolling the table Thai level three course must have completed the level one and two courses. Students will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. over the course of two days to learn even more Thai massage techniques, including sitting positions. You will also learn a new 90-minute table Thai sequence. This course is $295 with a $100 deposit, and is worth 12 NCBTMB credits/hours.

  • Advanced Thai Massage Tenets
    Touch Techniques Using Thumbs, Palms, Fingers, Knees, Feet, Forearms, and Elbows
  • Safe Posture
  • Rhythmic Rocking
  • Proper Distance
  • Direction
  • Flow
  • Breath
  • Intensity
  • Meditation
  • Principles of Loving Kindness (Metta/Prema)
  • Safe, Effortless Posture Transitions for Practitioner and Client Protection
  • Seated Positions and Advanced Moves Adapted to the Massage Table
  • Additional Thai Energy Sen Lines and Marma Therapy Point
  • New Sitting and Side Position Techniques

Our next Table Thai Level 3 is March 10th from 9am-6pm, and March 11, from 9am-noon, 2018.

 

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