Level 1 Foundation of Thai Massage

Duration: 30 hours (5 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
No class on 24-28 Sep 2018 and 8-12 July 2019 due to staff vacation
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Textbook “Ancient Thai Massage Healing With Prana: Fourth Edition” value 790 Baht

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      8,500 Baht
Take Level 1&2:  Check course date at Level 2. Click
Take Level 1-2-3 Check course date at Level 3 and Comprehensive. Click

 

Level 1 Foundation of Thai Massage builds a strong foundation for students the knowledge of ancient Thai massage positions cover the entire body-total 160 positions plus a full day of 2 hour full body massage training. In general, it takes 2-3 weeks in normal learning to cover all positions; however it is possible at TMC, with the teaching system of clear demonstrations.

Teacher gives clear- details explanation, how to find the line, sitting and hand positions. Students have TMC textbooks in hands to refer to stretching effect and caution. TMC curriculum, Foundation of Thai Massage level 1 covers whole body massage positions of head, neck, shoulder, facial, back on side lying, back massage face down, arm, abdominal, leg, stretching and closing of session.

Students practice in pair after demonstration with teacher’s closed supervision. According to TMC systematic teaching process, students can learn and absorb all 160 positions—a full body massage session in 5 day learning.

Students also learn general knowledge on Thai massage regarding safe practice, cautionary area and contraindication to massage. The complete explanations are in the given textbook “Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana”: Fourth Edition”.

Course Content Level I: Foundation of Thai Massage

Day 1
Introduction to School.
Yogi Exercise, Hand-Knee exercise, meditation.
Introduction: Hand and sitting position in Thai Massage.
Lesson 1: Head massage demonstration / practice
Lesson 2: Neck massage demonstration / practice
Lesson 3: Shoulder massage demonstration / practice
Practice lesson 1-3
Lesson 4: Face massage demonstration & practice / practice
Lunch and rest
Lesson 5: Back massage on side lying position demonstration / practice.
Break for tea
Review Lesson 1,2,3 / spot check to improve technique lesson 1,2,3.

Day 2
Lecture on General Knowledge of Thai Massage.
Hand-Knee exercise, meditation.
Lesson 6: Back massage face down position demonstration.
Lunch and rest
Practice Lesson 6: Back massage face down position.
Lesson 7: Arm massage demonstration / practice.
Break for tea
Continue Lesson 7: Arm massage / practice.
Review Lesson 6 and Lesson 7.
Pressure check with teacher for effective massage.

Day 3
Yogi Exercise, Hand-Knee exercise, meditation.
Lesson 8: Abdominal massage demonstration / practice.
Lesson 9: Leg massage demonstration /practice.
Lunch and rest
Continue Lesson 9: Leg massage demonstration / practice.
Break for tea
Review Lesson 9 leg massage / spot check and pressure check.

Day 4
Yogi Exercise, Hand-Knee exercise, meditation.
Lesson 10: Body stretching demonstration/ practice.
Lesson 11: Conclusion demonstration /practice.
Lunch and rest
Demonstration of Whole Body Massage.
Break for tea
Practice according to students’ need to cover any lessons.

Day 5
Yogi Exercise, Hand-Knee exercise, meditation.
Students perform whole body Thai massage with partner as follows:
1: Massages head (Lesson 1), neck (Lesson 2), shoulder (Lesson 3), face
(Lesson 4) and back side lying (Lesson 5) and switch.
2: Massages (Lesson 6) 5 techniques and switch.
Lunch and rest
1: Massage technique 6 back facedown (Lesson 6) and switch.
2: Massages arm (Lesson 7), abdomen (Lesson 8), and 1 leg (Lesson 9) and
switch.
Break for tea
3: Massages body stretching (Lesson 10) and closing (Lesson 11) and switch.

Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to assist student until able to perform each position adequately.
A short quiz is given during the week.

Completion of Level I course. 

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students’ level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the course time.

 

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The school has very high standard that we never learn from where else. Thank to great teachers who teach me both knowledge and ethic of being giver.”
Yardrapar Parcharoen
Thailand
12.03.17

Level 2 Thai Massage Enhancement

Thai Massage Enhancement: Level 2

Duration: 30 hours (5 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
Prerequisite:     TMC Level I
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive Level 2 workbooks with systematic sequences of 160 positions learned from Level 1; additional 19 lessons manual;
12 variation techniques manual;·        Complete 17 postures of Yogi Stretching Exercise.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      8,500 Baht
Take Level 1&2:  Check course date. Click
Take Level 1-2-3 Check course date at Level 3 and Comprehensive. Click

 

Level 2 Thai Massage Enhancement course is the most effective curriculum to re-enforce and improve the foundation learned from Level 1. Under closed supervision and systematic teaching technique worths a month of student self learning! Students will realize how much they can perform the whole routine and how effective they can become. Stretching and 12 variation techniques is added to this course.

Students learn massage planning and apply 160 positions from Level 1 and 18 more lessons in Level 2 for 1-2 hour massage. Students will be able to perform 1-2 hour massage from the techniques successfully with suitable planning.

Students will gain understanding of safety massage, contraindications, anatomical landmark on the different parts of the body especially on the back while giving massage following the steps in the manual-textbook. The teacher will explain and teach how to locate these anatomy landmark areas. A short presentation – anatomy and physiology is shown in the class for better understanding.

Presentation on Sen Sib in depth and tracing Sen Sib with the teacher’s instruction to ensure understanding and ability to massage with knowledge on location of the lines and Sen Sib on the body.

Level 2 workbook given in class shows graphic of sequences from Level 1 for easy reminding steps. The workbook includes Yogi Stretching Exercise “Lue Sri Dadton” of 17 postures with ancient drawing.  Students will receive full training on the Yogi Exercise started from Level 1 and continue until complete all 17 postures in Level 2. This is a course in itself.

Course Content Level 2

Day 1:
Yogi exercise, knee-hand exercise, meditation.
Demonstration of Lesson 1
Foot cleaning demonstration, preparation to perform massage professionally.
Review Level I sequences using card technique.
Demonstration review sequences of massage from Head to completion by the teacher.
Students practice after each session of review sequences.
Supervision and technique correction by the teacher and pressure check.

Day 2:
Yogi exercise, knee-hand exercise, meditation.
Continue demonstration review sequences of massage from Head to completion by
the teacher.
Students practice after each session of review sequences with the help of Cards.
Supervision and technique correction by the teacher and pressure check.
Overview of characteristic of a good Thai massage.
Demonstration of variation techniques to use of elbow and arm/practice.
Practice 1 hour massage with selected massage plan of Level I.
Spot check and overview performance at the end of practice session.

Day 3:
Yogi exercise, knee-hand exercise, meditation.
New Lessons: Demonstration of new positions 18 more lessons/practice.
Overview practice integration of applying new positions and Level I positions when giving massage.

Day 4:
Yogi exercise, knee-hand exercise, meditation.
Workshop on Tracing Sen Sib. and symptoms related to Sen Sib and massage planning discussion.
Practice 1-1 ½ hour massage with selected massage plan of Level I and II
Spot check and overview performance at the end of practice session.

Day 5:
Yogi exercise, knee-hand exercise, meditation.
Practice 2 hour massage with integration of Level I and Level II.
Spot check and overview performance at the end of practice session and pressure check.

Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during
practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to
assist student until able to perform each position adequately.
A short quiz is given during the week.

Completion of Level II course. 

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students’ level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the course time.

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Quality is the word. Highly recommended. TMC offer a quality instruction in the respect of Thailand’s culture, precise and efficient. I feel confident in my practice.”
Sara Leray
England
19.03.17

Level 3 Therapeutic Thai Massage

Therapeutic Thai Massage : Level 3

Duration: 30 hours (5 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
Prerequisite:     TMC Level II
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive Level 3 detailed workbook 191 pages of 22 healing lessons proven to be effective by the Thai Massage Revival Project including full detail in the making of Herbal Ball and the application to Thai massage healing, additional variation technique manual.

·        Three herbal balls -1 fresh- 2 dried.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      8,500 Baht
Take Level 1-2-3 Check course date at Level 3 and Comprehensive. Click here

 

Level 3 Therapeutic Thai Massage is the most comprehensive proven therapeutic techniques by the Thai Massage Revival Project. This government sponsored project
in cooperated of 12 renown organizations and temple in Thai massage and Thai traditional medicine fields. The lessons were drafted and therapists were trained to apply these techniques to various community hospital bases around the country with scientific measurement system to arrive at the effective results with over all above 80% successful outcome. Thus, the techniques are approved for formal training to public. (See complete details on the Thai Massage Revival Project” in Level 1 textbook chapter 15 page 169)

TMC teachers were blessed to become students of the Monk – Chief Advisor of the project and his top disciple is the direct teacher to TMC teachers for all therapeutic techniques taught. Our direct teacher is one of the 12 teachers in the Thai Massage Revival Project.

Level 3-22 lessons cover how to solve different ailments such as lower back pain, strain, sprain, headache, constipation, leg cramps etc. Teacher demonstrates and points out each pressure point (acupressure points) and how to apply with therapeutic purposes. Therapeutic massage is applied together with the massage techniques learned from Level 1 and 2. The class includes massage planning to apply to different ailment and practice to provide therapeutic massage under closed teacher’s supervision.

The fun and interesting part of this course is the last day- Friday, where students get to learn how to make fresh herbal ball from fresh herbs, herbs’ properties and how to prepare them. Then the end is to make them into beautiful ball.

Students will learn how to apply steamed herbal ball with Thai massage for therapeutic result based on techniques learned from L 1-2- and 3. This workshop prepare students to be able to adapt how to make when they return home. This healing application is the most common in all Thai massage places — in the temples and community hospital bases.

The workbook of 191 pages cover 22 lessons and brief explanation of each conditions and contraindications is given in class. Student will receive a pack of 2 dried herbal balls to bring home. [Level III Manual on other languages available in English and Japanese, and Thai with the fee of 250 Baht.]

TMC’s Comprehensive Thai Massage 90 Hour Program enables Thai students to earn approval to work as professional massage therapists in Thailand by the Thai Ministry of Public Health.

Course Content Level 3

Day 1:  

Introduction to Therapeutic Thai massage.
Sun Salutation (Suriya Namasakan – Yogi Exercise in advance posture)

Lesson 9          Headache and neck pain / practice.
Lesson 8          Self massage for headache and neck pain.
Lesson 7          Neck stiffness / practice.
Lesson 11        Arm weakness, numbness and stiffness/ practice.
Lesson 4          Self massage for hand and arms.

Day 2:

Sun Salutation (Suriya Namasakan – Yogi Exercise in advance posture)

Lesson 5          Shoulder blade stiffness / practice.

Lesson 17        Back pain – Lower back pain

Lesson 16        Back massage using wooden hills
Lesson 1          Knee pain / practice.

Lesson 2          Self massage for knee.

Day3: 

Sun Salutation (Suriya Namasakan – Yogi Exercise in advance posture)

Lesson 12         Indigestion and abdominal gas pain/ practice.
Lesson 13         Constipation
Lesson 10         Prevention of menstruation cramps/ practice.
Lesson 15         Leg pain , Cramps or Stiffness / practice
Lesson 14         Self massage for Leg pain.

Day 4:
Video for special need massage

Sun Salutation (Suriya Namasakan – Yogi Exercise in advance posture)

Lesson 3          Sprained ankle / practice.

Lesson 18        Massage for sick person and old person

Lesson 6           Dizziness, Fatigue

P.M. – Practice combination therapeutic massage 1 hour according to massage plan
– Written examination

– Massage Internship with student on solving situation of Headache and Neck pain with 45 Min.

 

Day 5:
Lesson 19       The making of herbal ball from fresh herbs.

Lesson 20       The application of herbal ball in Therapeutic in Thai Massage.

Massage internship with student on solving situation of Shoulder Blade Stiffness or

Back Pain-Lower Back Pain with 1 hour massage
Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to assist student until able to perform each position adequately.
A short quiz is given during the week.


Completion of Level III course.

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students’ level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the course time.

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The reputation that I heard from friends brought me to TMC. The school did perform as presented on website. It was an amazing unforgettable experience as TMC will always have a special place in my heart. TMC is like family to me filled with warmth and love.”
Gabriel Moreno
U.S.A
Comprehensive Thai Massage 90 Hours: 13 November 2015

Comprehensive Thai Massage 90 Hour Course

Comprehensive Thai Massage 90 Hour Course

Duration: 90 hours (15 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive text book “Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana: Fourth Edition” value 790 Baht.

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Level 2 workbook with systematic sequences of 158 positions learned from
Level 1; additional 19 lessons manual; 12 variation techniques manual.

·        Complete 17 postures of Yogi Stretching Exercise.

·        Level 3 detailed workbook 191 pages of 22 healing lessons proven to be effective by the Thai Massage Revival Project including full detail in the making of Herbal Ball and the application to Thai massage healing, additional variation technique manual.

·        Three herbal balls -1 fresh- 2 dried.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      25,500 Baht: (22,950 Baht with 10% discount)
Receive 10% discount when apply for all 3 Levels at the same time. Discount is given at the school on the first day.
Take Level 1-2-3 Check course date at Level 3 and Comprehensive. Click here

This is the most effective short term course in Thai massage. Students will learn all 3 levels to be able to perform effective Thai massage for 1-2-3 hours including therapeutic Thai massage.

This is the course for student with available 3 weeks time otherwise student may take each level and return for higher level in the future.

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Basic Thai Massage

Duration: 18 hours (3 days) Mon – Wed 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Please see Level 1 schedule
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Text book “Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana:
Fourth Edition” value 790 Baht.

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      7,500 Baht: If change to 5 days course pay 2,000 Baht more.

Basic Thai Massage is for learners who have limited time but wish to acquire basic knowledge, minimal stretching techniques and less practice time than the 5-day course. Students participate in the first three days of the 5-day course. The course includes the text book Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana: Fourth Edition.


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I just took the Basic Thai Massage class because I had limited time in Chiang Mai. I really wish I had more time to take a longer course. I have had a very good experience and learn so much in just 3 days. I look forward to returning to TMC in the future. Very kind staff and met really great people from all over the world. Truly a lovely experience.”
Niina Lobbestael
U.S.A

Thai Table Massage

Duration: 12 hours (2 days) 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Sat-Sun Click to see course date
For the schedule on Mon – Fri, please contact us in advance for availability. (9 Mar – 24 Apr 2020 is open for Mon – Fri class)
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive workbook of Thai Table Massage.

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      7,500 Baht

 

Thai Table Massage is the most practical Thai massage for people who prefer to work with massage table. Great complement to spa to apply Thai massage with other massage modality and herbal ball application. The content of this course is based on Foundation of Thai Massage (Level 1), unique revised positions appropriately and applicable on Table and maintain genuineness of Thai massage formalities. The purpose is to suite the physical demand and work space to some practitioners and applicable to beginners as well. Practice on western style massage table with adjustable height for effective massage and body posture.

Class Content Thai Table Massage

Day 1:                                                                                                          

09.00 Introduction to Thai Table Massage.
Hands and arms exercise
Introduction-Hand position
Lesson 1: Head Massage
Lesson 2: Facial Massage
Lesson 3: Back Massage on Side Position
11.45-13.00 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.45 Lesson 4: Back Massage Facing Down
14.45-15.00 Break
15.00-16.00 Review and practice
End class

Day 2:                                                                                                          

09.00 Hands and arms exercise
Lesson 5: Arm Massage
Lesson 6: Abdominal Massage
Lesson 7: Leg Massage
11.45-13.00 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.45 Put all techniques and practice exchange massage for the whole body massage
14.45-15.00 Break for tea
15.00-16.00 Continue practice whole body massage
End class

Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to assist student until able to perform each position adequately. A short quiz is given during the course day.

Completion of Thai Table Massage course.

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students’
level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the
course time.  

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It is well organized and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Efficient learning."
Wa Zhou
China
Table Massage Course: 16.08.2015

Thai Foot Reflexology

Duration: 12 hours (2 days) 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Sat-Sun Click to see course schedule
For the schedule on Mon – Fri, please contact us in advance for availability.  (9 Mar – 24 Apr 2020 is open for Mon – Fri class)
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive workbook of Thai Foot Reflexology and massage tool.

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

·        Digital downloaded Video of Thai Foot Reflexology

Course Fee:      6,900 Baht

 

Thai Foot Reflexology is an impressive 2 days class. The teaching ensures your ability to perform Thai foot massage to your guest! This is the only course you will be able to go home with a true knowledge in Thai foot massage in 2 days. Fun to learn and can do it for real. TMC effective system of learning Thai foot massage will help you achieve this goal in 2 days.

The course is suitable for all learners: It is a lifetime gift to bring home to family and friends, or add on to massage professional career. TMC most effective and systematic training will enable students to follow the teacher’s demonstration easily with provided charts and workbook, then practice the lessons with so much fun and pleasure. Short sessions in legs, hands, arms, and shoulder massage are included in the course. The training is less physical demand than body massage and suitable to most people. Workbook with chart and wooden stick –massage tool- are included.

Course Content Thai Foot Reflexology

Day 1: 

09.00 Introduction – read from workbook
Hands and fingers exercise
Lesson 1: Foot Bath - Demonstration
Lesson 2: Foot Wrapping – Demonstration/Practice
Lesson 3: Foot Warming Up - Demonstration/Practice
Lesson 4 : Foot Reflexology points - Demonstration/Practice
11.45-13.00 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.45 Continue Foot Reflexology points - Demonstration/Practice
14.45-15.00 Break
15.00-16.00 Continue practice
End class

Day 2:

09.00 Hands and fingers exercise
Lesson 5: Leg Massage - Demonstration/Practice
Lesson 6: Arm-Hand Massage - Demonstration/Practice
Lesson 7: Shoulder Massage - Demonstration/Practice
Written examination
11.45-13.00 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.45 Practice on the complete sequence hands-on techniques
14.45-15.00 Break
15.00-16.00 Continue practice
End class

Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to assist student until able to perform each position adequately.
A short quiz is given during the week.

Completion of Thai Foot Reflexology course.

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students' level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the course time.

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Thoroughly enjoyed Thai massage and reflexology course. I have learnt such a lot in 2 days and feel confident to practice on friends and relatives. Will take more courses here when I come back to Chiang Mai"
Anjana Chavda
United Kingdom
Thai Foot Massage: 4 October 2015

Thai Chair (Seated) Massage

Duration: 6 hours (1 days) 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Saturday or Sunday
For the schedule on Mon – Fri, please contact us in advance for availability. (9 Mar – 24 Apr 2020 is open for Mon – Fri class)
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Receive workbook of Thai Chair (Seated) Massage.

·        An Earth Bag by special children.

·        Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

Course Fee:      3,900 Baht

 

Thai Chair Massage is suitable for most interested learner with or without experience in Thai Massage.  This course will guide student how to perform back massage on a massage chair and on a regular chair position. Massage of shoulder, neck, head, arms and hands are also added. The training enables students to apply Thai Chair Massage for family and friends or an additional modality in massage profession. The technique enable student to be able to perform massage in most places with little set up requires.

Class Content Thai Chair (Seated) Massage

09.00 Introduction to Thai Chair Massage
Hands and arms exercise
Lesson 1: Shoulder Massage
Lesson 2: Shoulder Blade Massage
Lesson 3: Back Massage(each side)
Lesson 4: Back Massage(both side)
Lesson 5: Back Tension Relief
Lesson 6: Blockage Release
Lesson 7: Arm MassageLesson 8: Hand Massage
11.45-13.00 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.45 Lesson 9: Apply how to give massage using regular chair
Put it all together combine all techniques from Lesson 1-8 for 30 minutes massage session and for 15 minutes massage session.
14.45-15.00 Break for tea
15.00-16.00 Continue practice
End class

 

Practical test is a part of an on-going evaluation by the teacher during practical training of each lesson, correction are made along the training to assist student until able to perform each position adequately. A short quiz is given during the course day.

Completion of Thai Chair Massage course.

Note: Class schedule time-table may be adjusted according to the students’
level of understanding. However, all lessons will be completed within the
course time.

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Yes, It was up to mark, environment, course material & knowledge was really good."
Dinesh Turakane
India
Thai Foot Massage: 4 October 2015

Intensive Professional Thai Massage 150 Hour Curriculum (i5)

 

Duration: 150 hours (25 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
Prerequisite:     None
Offer with No Extra Charge: ·Receive text book “Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana:
Fourth Edition” value 790 Baht.·        An Earth Bag by special children.·        Level 2 workbook with systematic sequences of 150 positions learned from Level 1; additional 19 lessons manual; 12 variation techniques manual; complete 17 postures of Yogi Stretching Exercise.·        Level 3 detailed workbook 191 pages of 22 healing lessons proven to be effective by the Thai Massage Revival Project including full detail in the making of Herbal Ball and the application to Thai massage healing, additional variation technique manual.·        Three herbal balls -1 fresh- 2 dried.
Continue from Level 1-2-3, receive handouts on each half day lecture by the following professors and lecturers:·”Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Thai Massage” By  Assistant Professor Dr. Aatit Paungmali or Arjarn Araya Yankai from Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University.

·”Theory of Thai Massage” by Arjan Kanchanoo Muangsiri, TMC school Principal/Director.

·Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

·Receive 1 TMC top for field training.

·Picture files of Your Time at TMC.

Course Fee:      43,300 Baht (38,970 Baht with 10% discount)
Receive 10% discount when apply for all 5 Levels at the same time. Discount is given at the school on the first day.
Take 5 weeks: Check course date below.

 

The most comprehensive—intensive curriculum for learners seeking to become professional in the field of Thai massage: The 5 weeks—150 hour training is complete with theory in Thai massage, anatomy, pathology, physiology, kinesiology, bio-body mechanism, contraindications and understanding of quality Thai massage and able to perform with confident and poise.

TMC made available reference books in anatomy-pathology and related references to massage for students to review and check out for home study.

This curriculum is the first half of the GCT Teacher Training Curriculum of 300 hour and 600 hour. Thus it is the crucial curriculum of all. The curriculum is suitable for learners who want to practice in massage field as Thai massage therapist. The curriculum is ideal for learners who seek more in their education to return to continue for GCT curriculum later on. They can find out what they want more in life—if teaching the art of Thai massage is their passion, they can return to complete their dream.

Thai Step-On Massage using a cane is a part of i5 learning. This unique modality – TMC teachers learned from the temple- is to help ease the burden on thumbs and hand and increase more pressure for therapeutic result.

I5 is a fun class while it is intense – that is what most students tell us at their last week!The students learn intensively on Level 1-2 and 3. Though they are the same courses in the short courses, but the teachers will expect more from the i5 students. They will be in the class for i5 and GCT (a few occasions there may be 1 or 2 students from the short program join in due to class arrangement) and the teachers will be more strict and more discipline in learning and practicing from them. However, there are times to enjoy and relax – yes when you receive!

Students get to go on field training to visit and perform massage for elderly people at the senior center who long to your visit.  Then the most heartfelt massage is giving to special children at the children center. You take from them more than giving that is the life experience of giving.

Tok Sen: Tok Sen is an art of massage that part of the ancient art using wooden pads and apply on Sen (massage line) along the body following Sen Sib. This ancient technique is very helpful when apply with Thai massage to reduce tension on large muscle and lessen the strenuous on the therapist thumbs. TMC follow this ancient teaching and apply with Thai massage modality to solve conditions. Students will learn this art in a full day class and will be able to apply with Thai massage technique effectively. The wooden tool set will be given to student at no charge.

“Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Thai Massage” to evaluate the recipient’s condition and to ensure safety. This class is taught by Asst. Professor Aatit Pongmali, Ph.D. or Arjan Araya Yankai professors from Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University.

Students participate in group discussion and role play to develop quality Thai massage with the understanding of wholeness. Quality Thai massage is more than just knowing how to give massage but include keys knowledge.” Theory in Thai Massage” lecture by Kanchanoo Muangsiri, TMC School Director

The graduates of i5 will be proudand confident of their knowledge and ability to perform massage professionally. They will be valuable member of massage and healthcare field.

I5 is the first 5 weeks of Teacher Training GCT Curriculum

The i5 program will enable students to perform Thai massage safely and effectively. Thus the graduates will be able to offer Thai massage service to the public. The curriculum is approved by the Thai Ministry of Education for Intensive Professional Thai Massage 150 hour program.
For a Thai citizen this program will qualify the graduate to apply for skill testing with the Labor Department for the certificate of Thai massage therapist and able to apply to work aboard.

I5 Curriculum Content

See detailed content on Level 1-2 and 3 click here

Content of the program containing the following courses but may not occur in this order.  (Note : 1 day = 6 in-class hours)
5 Days: Foundation of Thai Massage: Level I
5 Days: Thai Massage Enhancement: Level II
5 Days: Therapeutic Thai Massage: Level III
81/2  Days: Thai Massage practice internships includes:

  • 4 days Thai Massage training combine all knowledge from Level 1-2-3 and additional training on Thai Massage variation techniques, healing massage, massage for senior and special children, and massage planning, review massage with teacher.
  • 1 day Thai Massage for senior persons at the senior center.
  • 1 day Thai massage for special children at the children center.
  • 1 day Thai Traditional Medicine local wisdom massage modality of Tok Sen at TMC.
  • 1/2 day: Thai Step-On Massage (Applied feet in Thai massage)
  • 1/2 day of Tom Tam Healing System : Relieving blockages
  • 1/2 day of practical examination exchange massage with student/ and written test

1/2 Day: Lecture on Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Thai Massage
1/2 Day: Combined lectures and workshops in-class on contraindications and anatomy
1/2 Day: Lecture on Theory of Thai Massage, preparation of a good Thai massage,
and Professional Ethics.

Note: Some activity may change subject to the available contact but all the hours will
be fulfill.

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You school makes alive it slogan “safe, polite and effective” thanks to its great staff, secretaries and teachers. Only after a few weeks, I feel already confident in giving safe and effective Thai massage. Thanks to daily advices, corrections, help, and good materials.”
Botan Group: 5 week program Evaluation, Dec 13

 

Level 4 – 5: Intensive Professional Thai Massage 150 Hour Curriculum

Duration: 60 hours (10 days) Mon – Fri 09.00-16.00
Course Date: Open Monday: See Schedule below
Prerequisite: Comprehensive 90 Hour or Level 1-2-3
Offer with No   Extra Charge: ·        Continue from Level 1-2-3, receive handouts on each half day lecture by the following professors and lecturers:

·        “Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Thai Massage”
By  Assistant Professor Dr. Aatit Paungmali or Arjarn Araya Yankai from
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences,
Chiang Mai University.

·        “Theory of Thai Massage” by Arjan Kanchanoo Muangsiri, TMC school Principal/Director. Activity; role play massage session steps. -Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.

·        Receive 1 TMC top for field training.

·        Picture files of Your Time at TMC.

Course Fee: 17,800 Baht
Take 5 weeks: Check course date below.

 

Memory of Your Time at TMC School

TMC is aware that you may wish to share the moment of your study and activity while learning at TMC and during field training with people in the community. The school will take photos for you in some moments during your various activities except graduation and will upload them to you via Google Drive after your graduation. Students are not allowed to bring any form of camera in the classroom or during field training. This is to avoid distraction of your learning and others also to protect other’s right that we do not have and unable to control from each student camera.
So, leave the taking photos to us and BRING CAMERA DURING YOUR GRADUATION!

It’s a celebration time…