Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification Program

Going Deeper: Thai Practitioner Certification

Jivaka Komarabhacca The Father of Thai Traditional Medicine

The Thai Certification is an immersion in the art form of Thai history, principles, and bodywork.  The program is a comprehensive, insightful study, and application of a specialized, historic and spiritual approach to bodywork.

This program is self-paced that allows one time to absorb and practice by contemplation, and application.

If one feels the calling to know more about Thai Yoga/Massage, this is a program developed for you that will address the entire human being and human experiences.

The Thai Practitioner Certification is a community of others on a path to make the world a better place, to ease the pain and suffering of others, including the self.

This program is inspiring, innovative, creative, and never the same.  It is an evolving change, as we in the world are changing.

The Thai Practitioner Certification gives life more meaning and purpose, as we delve deeper into the principles of body, soul, and spirit.

Welcome, all holy beings!

What is a Thai Practitioner Certification?

  • It is an opportunity to delve deeper into the art form and culture of Thai Yoga Massage.
  • Gain experience in a unique modality that adds tools and resources to your practice.

  • Opens doors of possibilities for creativity and fluidity of bodywork.

  • A practitioner must demonstrate mastery of core skills and knowledge related to the profession.

  • The program is over 180 hours of training and mentoring.

  • A comprehensive study of the course objectives.

  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory completion of requirements.

Who can participate:

Open to everyone! 

No prior yoga or massage experience is necessary but you must be comfortable working on the floor on a mat.

  • For Licensed Massage Therapists: Earn CE’s (required by the state of Tennessee for Licensed Massage Therapists.) Thai massage is without a doubt a great addition for those who work on a table. Learn to use your skeletal system and breathing techniques to improve your body mechanics and add a set of skills that can spare your hands and arms from repetitive stress and injury.
  • Yoga teachers or anyone interested in well-being, healing, and bodywork.

Course Objectives:

  • Observe Theory and History of Thai Massage

  • Learn a Full Body Thai Yoga Sequence

  • Sample of Meditation

  • Introduction to Energy Lines (Sen)

  • Yoga Elements

  • Proper Body Mechanics

  • Acupressure

  • Techniques Utilizing Knees and Feet

  • Techniques Utilizing Motion, Momentum, and Rhythm

  • Learn Safe Stretching Techniques

  • Learn Support Poses for Your Clients

Program includes:

  • Live course, demonstration, hands-on instruction.

  • Printed instruction guide and manual provided.

  • A Certificate of Completion with 100% participation in each module.

 Curriculum- Self Paced (18 months to complete)

  • Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage (required course)

  • Traditional Thai Stretching
  • Thai techniques for child & adolescent (TBA)
  • Thai Yoga on the TABLE

  • Side-Lying, Herbal Compression Technique (for pregnancy)

  • Abdominal Massage, Thai Techniques, Level 1

  • Thai Massage for Low Back Pain

  • Thai Massage for Head, Neck, and Shoulders Pain

  • Thai Massage – Using Your Feet (great for yogis)

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Certificate of Completion

  • A Certification of Completion demonstrates that you have applied yourself in the basic study through a hands-on course.

  • Fulfills requirements by the State Licensing board by obtaining Continued Education units from an NCBTMB approved provider.

Overview of Requirements for Practitioner Certification

  • Study the history and theory of Thai Yoga Massage (reading material required).

  • Basic knowledge in anatomy and physiology (20 hours minimum).

  • Complete the entire series of courses (total of 90 hours).

  • You are required to receive a 90-minute session from Kelly

  • 15 documented practice sessions per module with feedback forms.

  • You are required to give a 90 Minute practical demonstration to Kelly

  • Journal entries about your training process.

  • Develop a self-care program.

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