This Traditional Thai Massage course is a 2 day class done on the futon/mat. It is an introductory 16 CE course NCBTMB approved that covers a 90 minute sequence and comes with a manual, and certificate. Course is great for everyone especially massage therapist, yoga teachers & practitioners, Occupational therapist/ Physical therapists, and dancers. More that will be covered:
*Rythmic compressions with hands, feet, thumbs, and knees. Stimulating and moving the 5 vayus, chackras, sen and marma points.
*Dynamic yogic stretches, twists and their applications
*Diaphragmatic breathing & Alternate nostril breath
*Some history & philosophy
Barry began practicing Hatha yoga in 2001, which ignited his love of massage and the bodywork arts. In 2003, he enrolled in massage school and took his first Traditional Thai-Yoga bodywork course. His journey through yoga, massage, and Ayurveda changed his life. This lifestyle relieved his agitated mind and his lifelong battle with asthma and allergies.
Barry graduated from Florida College of Natural Health-Orlando Campus’s European Swedish Massage program. Barry studied Vedic Thai – Yoga bodywork with Michael “Mukti” Buck for over 10 years and was a Vedic Conservatory Instructor. He has trained with Ariela Grodner of Ariela’s Thai Massage. On his quest to becoming an advanced Ayurvedic practitioner, he is currently attending California College of Ayurveda’s Distance Learning Program. He is also working on completing his 500 hour yoga teacher training with the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. Studied with The Ayurvedic Academy’s Distance Learning Program Level 1 program based in Seattle, Washington in 2005. Barry also received hands on training in massage treatments with Julia and Dinesh Mader of Rasayana Cove Retreat in Ona, Florida.