Intro To Thai Massage and Partner Yoga

 Coming Autumn 2020!

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Location:

Learn Reiki Philadelphia | 251 N. 2nd Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19106

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About Intro to Thai Massage and Partner Yoga 

Move…Stretch…Breathe…with Thai Massage combined with partner yoga! Learn synchronized movements that will deepen your connection with yourself, as well as your partner. This workshop is friendly for all levels. No previous yoga or massage experience is necessary! Come by yourself or with a friend!

What To Expect

Each workshop begins with a guided meditation that flows seamlessly into the day’s movement and massage. Come in comfy clothes and bring your yoga mats. You will be receiving and practicing Thai yoga massage.

About Vanessa Hazzard, M.Ed., LMT

Vanessa is an author, educator, and massage therapist with 15 years of experience in the wellness industry. She practices massage and bodywork in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. As a practitioner, Vanessa is experienced and skilled at non-pharmaceutical pain relief. As a continuing education provider, she is thorough and leads fun hands-on classes! Vanessa is author of Prenatal Thai Massage: for Relaxation & Pain Relief. Her volunteerism and commitment to mental health and trauma-awareness in yoga and bodywork has landed her features on NPR and Philly.com. She has also been a featured contributor for Massage Today.

Vanessa has shared her expertise as an advisory board member for massage therapy schools, as well as Belmont Behavioral Health’s mood disorder program. Since 2007, she has taught hundreds of massage therapy professionals at spas, wellness centers, conferences, and retreats. Vanessa has studied various Thai Massage traditions with insightful and inspiring teachers including Ana Figueiredo, Ajahn Sinchai Sukparset, Thanachai Chaimongkon, C. Pierce Salguero, and International Training Massage (ITM) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Massage Therapy at Siena Heights University and Master of Education in Adult and Continuing Education from Rutgers University. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Education Technology from Rutgers.

Vanessa is a Doctor of Education candidate at the University of Dayton’s Ed.D. in Leadership for Organizations program.

PA Massage License MSG000869 | NCBTMB Approved Provider 451899-12

Thai Massage, (also known as Nuad Borarn, Thai Yoga Massage, and Thai Bodywork), seamlessly blends massage therapy, energy work, and assisted yoga stretches. The practitioner rhythmically uses their hands, feet, forearms, and knees to apply the therapeutic techniques. The sessions are performed fully clothed on a mat on the floor. Sessions can also be adapted for the massage table, as well as seated in a massage chair or wheelchair. This ancient bodywork is believed to have its origins in Ayurveda, Theraveda Buddhism, and shares similarities with Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is one of the branches of Traditional Thai Medicine.
Thai Massage Helps You to:

 

  • Improve range of motion
  • Decrease aches and pains
  • Prepare for labor and delivery
  • Improve muscle pliability
  • Overall relaxation
  • Prepare and recover from sporting events
  • Manage chronic pain

About Thai Massage

Is A Thai Yoga Massage career right for you?

The most commonly asked questions about taking classes Thai Yoga Massage classes with Science & Soul can be answered to the right. If you have a question that is not listed, please feel free to send me an email and I will respond within 48 hours.

What Is Your Cancellation/Refund Policy?

Minimum of six participants per course. If course does not fill, we will cancel or reschedule the course.

  • If we cancel the course:
    • You will receive a 100% refund.
    • If we need to reschedule the course due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, and you can’t attend the new course dates, you will receive a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel:
    • Ten days before the course: 100% refund
    • Five days before the course: 50% refund
    • Four days before the course: No refund but can transfer registration to another person.
Are you an approved provider in Florida and New York?

New York: YES! The 4-Day Thai Massage Intensive and the Prenatal Thai Massage Certification are both approved by the NCBTMB for continuing education.

Florida: As of right now, no…but we are working on it!

Am I Eligible to Practice Thai Yoga Massage?

Each state regulates massage and bodywork differently. Please check with your state’s massage therapy licensing board to see if Thai Yoga Massage courses are eligible for continuing education hours, and if non-LMTs are eligible to practice without a massage therapy license.

Are all classes held in Philadelpia?

Classes are held in Philadelphia at Learn Reiki Philadelphia in Old City.

Do I need to be a Massage Therapist to attend?

Some classes require prerequisite knowledge of Massage Therapy but most can be taught to Yoga Teachers and Movement Professionals. Classes will be clearly marked if they require a prerequisite. 

Can someone with no yoga or Massage Therapy experience join?

The class that is a best fit for someone with no experience is Intro To Thai Yoga Massage. Most other classes assume some experience with either Yoga or Massage. If you are uncertain please feel free to contact us. 

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