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Traditional Thai Massage
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Thai Massage developed out of Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, Yoga, and Buddhist Philosophy and is over 2,500 years old. It works to free the circulation of the client's life force energy to create health and vitality. Utilizing hands, feet, elbows and knees the practitioner works the clients Sen (energy lines) and stretches their entire body, increasing flexibility, circulation, and inducing a deep state of relaxation.
You will learn a 1 1/2 hour sequence based on the Northern Thai style. Proper technique and body mechanics will be emphasized. Upon completion, you will know a sequence well enough to begin to practice it and make it your own. 42 hours.
About the Facilitator(s)
Michael CerasoMichael Ceraso began his journey as a bodyworker/healer through practicing Zen meditation and receiving a wide range of excellent bodywork.
After receiving reiki attunements and practicing for a year he traveled to Thailand where he studied Reflexology at Wat Po in Bangkok and Traditional Thai Massage at ITM in Chiang Mai. Upon returning to Hawaii he continued to explore healing work through intensive studies of Cranial-Sacral Therapy and Polarity.
These studies laid the foundation upon which he has added Swedish/Oil Massage and other modalities. He recently spent another two months in Thailand where he studies with 3 different teachers, learning new techniques and deepening his practice.
In addition to practicing Traditional Thai Massage, He incorporates it and other modalities into a deeply healing blend, helping clients to release pain and stress and get in touch with their true nature.
He has been the Wellness Director at Kalani since 2004 and orchestrated last year's Kalani Bodywork Training Intensive for the last 4 years as well as teaching its Traditional Thai Massage course.
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Tuition-only price: $465
Prices subject to change without notice.