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COURSE DETAILS The course programme is based on the Thai Massage Syllabus at The Institute of Thai Massage (ITM) in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. This teaching is adapted and enhanced by Alex?s unique approach and meditations. It is divided in two parts, 5 days each. Part one: Introduction to theory and practice of T.M. Students learn how to work on the main meridians and pressure points, plus specific stretches. The focus of these 5 days is working on the back of the Client. The proper mechanics of using One?s own body-weight is introduced, plus working with appropriate rhythm and co-ordination. We thoroughly discuss the right mental attitude of the practitioner, with a core practice of meditation. Part two: Progression to working on the client in a side position, on their stomach, and sitting. This includes deeper stretching and use of hands, feet, knees and elbows. We also review some of the medical aspects of T.M., its benefits and contraindications. This two parts programme prepares the practitioner to work in all 4 positions used in T.M. (on the back, on stomach, side and sitting). A variety of techniques allows the practitioner to tailor the treatment to the Receiver?s particular needs. The course would prepare the practitioner to give 3 hours treatments (though 1.5 or 2h. is the average treatment) There is also an overall Revision day, and a Tutorial day which is a fantastic opportunity to have a one to one private session with the Tutor for detailed assistance and feedback. The exam will last 30 minutes, and will include the demonstration of particular techniques, theoretical questions, and case study discussion. This course is similar to ITM?s first and second levels. This provides a very through foundation for Thai Massage. There is also the opportunity to deepen one?s knowledge by later taking the Advanced course. This would include ITM?s third and fourth levels which would include: Particular Case Studies & Alexander Skwara applications (e.g Headaches, shoulder inflammation), and deeper knowledge of Sen lines. A thorough practice of the foundation course is essential before further training. This course, like all Unity Diplomas, highlights the importance of Self-Awareness through daily Zen Meditation and Yoga. A healthy, meditative lifestyle is essential for having a successful, long-term service as a Thai Massage Practitioner.

COURSE DETAILS The course programme is based on the Thai Massage Syllabus at The Institute of Thai Massage (ITM) in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. This teaching is adapted and enhanced by Alex?s unique approach and meditations. It is divided in two parts, 5 days each. Part one: Introduction to theory and practice of T.M. Students learn how to work on the main meridians and pressure points, plus...

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