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 for Level 1 "Ancient Thai Massage Healing with Prana:
    Fourth Edition" value 890 Baht.
  • An Earth Bag hand painted by special children.
  • Level 2 workbook 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.
  • 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. TOK SEN Therapeutic Nuad Thai to enhance healing in combination of all 3 levels.
  • Three herbal balls -1 fresh- 2 dried.
  • Tok Sen tool-wooden hammer and stick.
  • Continue from Level 1-2-3, receive handouts on lectures and workshop by the TMC Teaching Team:
  • Lecture and workshop on "Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Thai Massage".  To be able to apply basic screening to evaluate receiver's condition for massage planning and safety.
  • Lecture and workshop on "Theory of Thai Massage". To be able to provide safe, polite and effective massage.
  • Thai Foot Reflexology workbook with chart and tool. During week End with additional certificate for the course.
  • DVD digital Thai Foot Reflexology for Health
  • Herbal tea, practice clothes, transportation in pickup zone.
  • Digital file for Memory of Your Time at TMC.
Translated Workbook: Some levels are in some languages such as Russian, German, Vietnamese, Romanian, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, French, and Japanese.
Available at the production cost for student in class who need the language.Please write for update details.
Course Fee:     

43,300 Baht (34,640 Baht with 10+10% discount)
Receive 20% 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…