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Mini Thai massage course – sitting position

Mini Thai Workshops – Thai Massage for everyone

Here’s a wonderful opportunity for a taster training of this very special dynamic healing art from Thailand.

Come along and learn how to give relaxing Thai massage techniques to bring ease to the mind and body, both for the giver and the receiver! We begin with a short yoga and meditation warm up to get us in the mindset for relaxing touch. Then you’ll be ready to learn the wonderful techniques of Thai therapy. You can use these skills to benefit your family and friends, or if you are a bodywork professional you can include them in your existing therapy routines. You can select workshops in a variety of traditional Thai skills. We hold mini workshops in Thai Yoga Massage, Thai Facial techniques, Hot herbal compress skills, Thai Sitting position, Thai Foot Massage or Thai Abdominal massage. You can read more about them by checking the availability dates below. The half day workshops are fun and accessible, fully clothed, no previous experience necessary, and you don’t need to be super fit, many techniques can be integrated into a table massage, or for Thai Yoga massage you need to be just agile enough to kneel on at floor level. Come with a friend or on your own, relax and enjoy!

These workshops are also ideal as a taster session for anyone considering our professional level diploma course.

Self-isolating? Need to do this online? Here’s how – Grab a member of your household or bubble, grab a device to stream a ZOOM and learn without the risk but with all the fun! You can take turns and you swap places so that you can both practise the techniques AND receive them (please register both people) or it can just you learn by yourself and your friend benefits from having you practise all those wonderful techniques on them (in this case no need for them to register – just you).

Upcoming Courses:

MINI THAI WORKSHOP -Thai Massage Skills for Everyone Are you curious about this unique therapy and want to learn how to perform simple techniques that will benefit family and friends with no fuss, no table, no oil and no nudity required? Or maybe you want to find out what’s involved, and whether signing up for our full Thai Massage Diploma is for you. Come along for a relaxing and fun evening learning wonderful techniques of Thai Massage including some Thai Yoga moves! You do not need to be a super-yogi, it is for ordinary folk, suitable for all ages and abilities, you just need to be able to kneel at floor level, and remember not to let go! Evening Course on Weds 31st Aug 2022 18:30-21:30  Held in person at Shiatsu and Thai Massage Training, 72 Berkeley Street, Charing Cross G3 7DS Cost £45 per person. Come with a friend or on your own, relax and enjoy! £45

Make your own Thai Hot Herbal Compress Mini courseSun 22nd January 2023 10.30am-1pm at Shiatsu and Thai Massage Training Scotland. Lead by Lucy Trend. Cost £45 per person including all you need to make your own compress. Book this course

How to make your own Thai Hot Herbal Compress course is suitable for beginners and professionals alike. Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob) is a wonderfully warming treatment, perfect for this time of year. Unlike some of the commercial training courses which use manufactured compresses, we will be making our own from selected herbs and roots (supplied). You’ll learn about the properties of the herbs so that you can tailor the contents to the needs of the individual, and you’ll learn how to wrap them into a compress. This mini course teaches you a skill that will make your friends or clients very happy this winter! Entry Requirements: No previous qualification is required.

More about Compresses: Hand made herbal compresses are steam heated to release the aroma and properties of the herbs, such as Eucalyptus and lime leaf, frankincense resin and borneo camphor. Then they are patted, pressed, pounded and pummelled on the body. A very tonifying and restoring treatment, adaptable for everyone, relieves muscular tension, deep bruising or torn muscles, good for respiratory ailments, water retention, fatigue, fertility, post natal, you name it! 

Using the Thai Hot Herbal Compress MINI COURSE Sun 22nd January 2023 2pm-4.30pm Lead by Lucy Trend. Cost £45 per person.

Suitable for beginners and professionals alike, this mini course teaches you a skill that will make your friends or clients very happy this winter! Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob) is a wonderfully warming treatment, perfect for this time of year.

Either as a standalone workshop, or following on from “Make your own Thai Herbal Compress” course, we will now learn techniques to use these delightful hot balls which are patted, pressed, pounded and pummelled on the body. Steam heating releases the aroma and properties of the herbs, such as Eucalyptus and lime leaf, frankincense resin and borneo camphor. This is a very tonifying and restoring treatment, adaptable for everyone, it relieves winter chills and respiratory ailments, muscular tension, deep bruising or torn muscles, water retention, fatigue, fertility, post natal, you name it! Just close your eyes, relax, and melt into a warming Thai reverie.

You will need two Thai herbal Compress Balls. If you didn’t attend the previous workshop and if you don’t already have two compresses please contact the organiser.

MINI THAI MASSAGE WORKSHOP FOR BELOVED FRIENDS.  Saturday 18th February 2023 2pm-5pm Held in person or online and hosted by Shiatsu and Thai Massage Training Scotland. Lead by Lucy Trend. Cost £45 per person. We’ll have a new selection of Thai Yoga Massage techniques for you and your beloved friend to learn and practise together. We’ll warm up with paired ‘yoga for two’, and then learn some great Thai massage techniques for the shoulders and upper back, including some Thai Yoga moves. This 3 hour workshop is fun and accessible, fully clothed, with no previous experience necessary. You don’t need to be super fit or a Yogi, just agile enough to kneel at floor level. Bring a friend(s) or loved one, or just come on your own to relax and enjoy! We’ll always have a spare friend available in the case of odd numbers in the class. Also ideal for those considering attending a longer training such as the TYM Diploma course starting in October 2022. Book this course

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