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Thai Massage 101 Unlocking the Secrets of Universal Loving Touch

For everyone.

Thai massage, also known as Thai Yoga Massage, combines the best of yoga, massage, meditation, and energy work into a powerful healing modality. Among its many benefits, clients report that Thai Massage helps remove tension; eliminate pain in the neck, shoulders, back, and legs; and aids them in feeling more youthful, relaxed, and refreshed. Thai Massage helps people to heal themselves naturally by getting the body to move how it was designed to, while adding in customized massage techniques.

In a program designed for yoga teachers, massage therapists, and those without any experience in either yoga or bodywork, you learn

  • A complete 90-minute massage
  • Safe and effective massage for shoulders, head, back, hands, legs, abdomen, and feet
  • The secrets of developing outstanding and intuitive touch as it applies to Thai Massage
  • Assisted yoga postures
  • Loving touch
  • How to get started on a successful career giving Thai Yoga Massage.

Learn to offer a Thai massage as a meditation in loving-kindness and compassion so that giving a massage becomes at least as good as receiving one. Yoga teachers can gain confidence and knowledge to help them in giving assists, incorporate Thai Yoga Massage into their classes, and have a new treatment to offer private students. Massage therapists can begin offering this beneficial modality to their clients right away. People without any experience can give a high-level massage by the end of this training.

Required reading Shai Plonski, Thai Massage: Unlocking the Secrets of Universal Touch.

Note This is the first level of a two-part certification program. You are required to complete both levels and a series of practice massages as part of the certification process, but will already be able to give a complete 90-minute massage after finishing this program. Visit Still Light Centre for additional dates and information. This program is approved for 37.5 CE credits by NCBTMB.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Health, Fitness, and Wellness


Shai Plonski, founder of the Still Light Centre School of Thai Massage in Toronto, Canada, has authored or coauthored 14 books and trained thousands in Thai massage.

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