Nuad Boran (Ancient Thai Bodywork) is a combination of energy work, compression, stretching, and range of motion. The application of Thai massage is rhythmic and meditative and your clients may feel both relaxed and rejuvenated! Thai massage is applied fully clothed on a mat. In this course, you will learn to apply Thai massage techniques in the supine, prone, and seated positions. This 16-hour course thoroughly teaches the principles in the art of Nuad Borarn, traditional Thai massage. This course teaches a 90- minute Thai massage routine primarily based in the Northern Thailand style. A brief history, philosophy and traditions will be included in the course. Participants will learn proper alignment and good body mechanics as well as how to safely deliver the stretches and postures. Students will be able to practice on each other in a supportive environment. No prior massage or yoga experience is necessary. Students must be able to kneel, crawl, and sit on the ground. Please bring a pillow, pillow case, and flat sheet.