Thai Yoga Massage 1: Lotus Palm School Certification
Sukha Wong, CMT, is the director and owner of the internationally reputed Lotus Palm School, offering Thai Yoga Massage classes and trainings in Montreal and Toronto, Canada. She is dedicated to fostering the relaxing and…
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I am amazed how fast we learned Thai Yoga Massage. I can’t wait for the second level!
—Isabelle Bussieres, future massage therapist, Montreal, Quebec
Read more about the full Lotus Palm certification program.
For yoga and massage practitioners, couples, and everyone with or without massage experience looking to start a rewarding career or learn a wonderful life skill.
Start a career in Thai Yoga Massage, a dynamic therapy for physical well-being and spiritual energy. Combining meditation, yoga, and compassion, Thai Yoga Massage leads to greater health for both therapist and client. The Lotus Palm system, founded by acclaimed teacher and author Kam Thye Chow, makes learning intuitive and fun. In this training, learn how to offer a 90-minute massage focusing on
- The four foundations: awareness, body mechanics, movement, and massage techniques using hands, knees, feet, and elbows
- Massage for the shoulders, head, back, hands, legs, abdomen, and feet
- The main energy lines of the body
- Effortless transitions between postures
- Contraindications and safety.
Recommended reading Kam Thye Chow, The Essential Guide: Achieving Success in Business and Thai Yoga Massage and Thai Yoga Massage: A Dynamic Therapy for Physical Well-Being and Spiritual Energy (both available in the Kripalu Shop).
Note Tuition includes a manual. This is the first course toward the Lotus Palm School’s Level 1 Essential Certification. Please visit www.lotuspalm.com for more information.
- 31 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 31 credits for Massage & Body Workers (NCBTMB), $30 additional charge
- 31 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $575 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $875 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More