Technique and Spirit of Thai Bodywork, Part 1

Sat Nam Yoga Chicago 1304 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL, United States

This single day introduction to Thai Bodywork offers an opportunity for students to learn a simple and effective floor-based Thai massage sequence that can be modified for many body types and physical conditions. In addition, the class gives an overview of the Thai medical theory that informs and supports the massage.   Finally, students will …

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Traditional Medicine, Buddhism, and Food in Modern Day Thailand

Friday night (free) Talk at the Yoga Projekt in Peoria! Paul will give a wide ranging talk on the many connections between Thai medicine, Buddhism and Thai Food.  Through stories and pictures, he will share how food is used as medicine in Thailand and how Buddhism informs every aspect of this unique traditional medicine that …

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Thai Massage for Beginners (and those with Beginners Mind!)

An Introduction to Thai Floor-Based Massage Therapy This single day introduction to Thai Bodywork offers an opportunity for students to learn a simple and effective floor-based Thai massage sequence that can be modified for many body types and physical conditions. In addition, the class gives an overview of the Thai medical theory that informs and …

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Free Talk on Buddhism, Thai medicine and Thai massage

Spring City Collective 444 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI, United States

Thai medicine is a form of Buddhist medicine. From the perspective with which one sees health and sickness to the techniques used to assess and treat illness, every aspect of this medical system is infused with Buddhist ideas. Come and see what it means for a medicine to be considered Buddhist and how that might …

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Spirit and Technique of Thai Bodywork (2 day, 16 hour workshop)

Spring City Collective 444 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI, United States

Blue Lotus is excited to come up to Waukesha for a Thai massage weekend workshop in September! Spirit and Technique of Thai Bodywork is a beginning course geared toward  yoga teachers and students; energy healers; adventure seekers; massage therapists; and people who are curious about bodywork and the healing arts. It is for those who …

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Basic Concepts in Buddhism

The Yoga Projekt 4450 N. Prospect Road, Peoria, IL, United States

This two hour talk will cover the basic teaching of Buddhism, how it relates to Traditional Thai medicine and how very basic teachings can have a profound impact on your daily life.  We will dive into the Brahmaviharas (Kindness, Compassion, Rejoicing and Equanimity) and how you can use these concepts  to build a framework of …

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Upper Body Thai Massage in Peoria

The Yoga Projekt 4450 N. Prospect Road, Peoria, IL, United States

This short five hour class will give students practice doing Thai Massage on the neck, shoulders, arms and upper back.  No experience necessary but you must be comfortable kneeling and sitting on the floor.  We will be doing the massage fully clothed and on a floor mat.  Feel free to come solo or bring a …

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Introduction to Meditation

First Ascent Avendale 3516 N Spaulding Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

 Are you interested in taking your mindfulness practice off of the wall and into your life?!   Climbing focuses your mind and the intensity of that sort of focus is one of the reasons that people love it so much. It takes more effort to keep that sort of concentration in the rest of your life …

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Thai Element Theory in Massage: A Hands-On Class

Weaving Rainbows 62 Wall Street, Asheville, NC, United States

Do you ever get the feeling that there is more to Thai Massage than just some cool stretches and movements done on a mat on the floor? For instance, you might know that sen lines are a part of the theory but maybe you don’t really know how to use them. You might know that …

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How Thai element Theory Informs and is Expressed in Thai Massage

Sat Nam Yoga Chicago 1304 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL, United States

Our teacher Somananda Yogi will be in Chicago!! Join us on Sunday, October 15 from 2-4 pm CST as he expounds upon Thai Element Theory and how it is embedded in the massage / physical therapy practice.  You can come in person or on zoom if you prefer.  Note that if you are able to …

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Technique and Spirit of Thai Bodywork

Sat Nam Yoga Chicago 1304 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL, United States

This class focuses mainly on basic technique of Thai bodywork, learning safe and comfortable compressions, stretching, and movement. We learn how to use our feet, knees, hands and thumbs for various purposes and effects. In addition, we will also give students a basic understanding of the theoretical and Buddhist foundation of Thai Bodywork. Whether you …

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Advanced Training: Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders

Sat Nam Yoga Chicago 1304 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL, United States

This floor-mat based Thai Massage training will be taught by Paul Fowler and is for those who have a minimum of one year experience with Thai Massage or other floor-based modalities.  We will focus on assessment and treatment that flows from the traditional Thai medical theory perspective, specifically element theory.12 CE's will be offered for …

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