Thai Yoga Massage Level 1

Gain a strong foundation in the key elements of Thai Yoga Massage and learn how to perform a full 90-minute customized session.

Description

Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient therapy that combines Yoga postures with touch technique. It promotes deep relaxation and healing, improves circulation, boosts the immune system, balances the body energetically, and facilitates mind-body integration. As a therapeutic practice, Thai Yoga Massage is a dynamic form of Yoga for the practitioner as well as the recipient, enhancing one's sense of alignment, posture, and health.

Students of this course will learn how to:

  • Utilize key stances (practitioner postures)
  • Incorporate effortless, flowing transitions between postures
  • Use safety precautions for preventing injury
  • Apply energy balance through acupressure and the Thai Sen (energy line) system
  • Evaluate the needs of the recipient and customize the massage accordingly
  • Integrate metta (loving kindness) and meditation into your practice

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS:

I love this fantastic course! Thank you. I will come in future for three more levels: for 4, 5, 6. — Liia Kondrateva (Uma)

Kam provides a comprehensive heart-centered approach that is accessible and applicable to many methods of health and healing. — Leesalyn Koehler (Ramapriya)

Thai Yoga Massage was a full program including history, philosophy, Ayurveda, postures and ways of practice. The Master Kam Thye Chow is knowledgeable and respectful of the Sivananda system and the Ashram which is very important to me. — Helena Butler (Satya)

This course was more than I imagined it would be. Kam Thye taught us that metta is the greatest gift that we can transfer when laying our hands on someone for healing. I have learned so much. — Lynne Weiss

Kam Thye is an inspiring teacher. Very friendly and motivating; creates an excellent environment in the class. Very practical and creative massage instruction. Great role model for the Sivananda institute, with a spiritual touch to all teaching. Jasmine and Mirabi were excellent supports and instructors to the classes; enhanced every experience. — Sevag Boyajuun

It has been a true joy and blessing to receive these teachings from “The Master”, Kam Thye Chow. His knowledge, compassion, humor and enthusiasm are unsurpassable. I feel that I have received teachings from “the source”, both physically and spiritually. — Judith Foti

The Sivananda Yoga Retreat is a place to rejuvenate. It is vital for me in maintaining my self care in order to be able to continuing teaching and offering Thai Yoga Massage. It is a true blessing and gift to be cherished always. — Christa Domchek (Lata)

I was…touched with the expertise and the compassion of Kam Thye. — Martin LeRoux

There is no other place like the Sivananda Yoga Retreat on Paradise Island. — Maureen Henderson

I really like Kam Thye’s teaching; he makes complex things simple!! He’s a really good teacher; a lot of energy. I really appreciate my learnings with him. :) — Pascale Arsenault