Thai on the Table

May 14, 2022

May 15, 2022

10:00 am To 5:00 am

13 Long St, Asheville, NC 28804, USA





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Event Description

This 12 CE Thai on the Table course will teach you how to effectively massage & stretch your clients while saving your body and your hands! This course includes a manual and discounted access to the Home Study Online course (an additional 6 CE’s).


Michael Sitzer

38 Rabbit Ridge Dr, Weaverville, NC 28787



About the Instructor

When Michael isn't traveling the country delivering his 'Thai Yoga Bodywork' trainings, he resides in Asheville,NC where he both sees clients and teaches 'clinical massage therapy' at AB Tech College.     Previously, Michael served as a core faculty member at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Lenox, MA. He worked there as both a program director and a massage therapist. Since 1998, he has been lead faculty for the '500 hour bodywork certification training' in the Kripalu School of Massage.          Michael is professionally trained in Swedish Massage, Kripalu Bodywork, Thai Massage, Breema Bodywork, Positional Release Therapy and Yoga Therapy. In addition, Michael is a Sivananda certified yoga teacher. His various studies have led him to create a unique style of 'Thai Yoga Bodywork' which blends all these modalities into a creative and therapeutic healing art.                     Michael began his studies of Thai Massage in 1998 with an intensive offered by Ananda Apfelbaum at the Omega Institute. He then journeyed to Thailand to meet her teacher, Pichest Boonthume. He has also studied with (or assisted) Kam Thye Chow, Ken Nelson & Jonas Westring.      Michael has developed a  complete Thai Yoga Bodywork training including a manual and a DVD which has been presented across the country and internationally. He is an approved continuing education (CE) provider, accredited by the National Certification Board for Thherapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). (Approved Provider # 451645-11)     Michael's love for sharing bodywork and his appreciation for the body, mind, spirit connection motivates him to continue his explorations into the realms of healing arts and experiential inspirational teaching.

Registration Details

Cost for two days and 12 CE’s = $180*

*= With $50 early discount until 3/15/22

You can also save the Eventbrite fee if you register directly through Paypal or Venmo: Michael [email protected] 

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