This 6 CE Floor Thai course will teach you how to effectively apply Thai massage techniques and Energy Work with your clients in a Supine position, while saving your body and your hands! This course includes a picture manual and lifetime access to the Home Study course and video footage. In addition, your tuition can be applied as a credit towards this course in a Live ‘Hands On’ format.
38 Rabbit Ridge Dr, Weaverville, NC 28787
About the Instructor
Michael has been exploring and sharing exceptional bodywork for over two decades... Starting his professional career in 1999 with a ten year immersion at the Kripalu Yoga Center in Lenox, MA, he became a senior therapist in their Healing Arts department as well as a core faculty member of their School of Massage. He is professionally trained in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Clinical Massage, Kripalu Bodywork, Traditional Thai Massage, Breema Bodywork, Positional Release Therapy and Yoga Therapy. His signature session is in ‘Thai Yoga Bodywork,’ which blends all these modalities into a creative and therapeutic healing art. He has literally given thousands of treatments and continues to offer massage sessions part time, while devoting more time to teaching and being with his family.
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, master Pichest Boonthume. Michael has returned to Thailand over ten times to further his practice and to lead several 'Thai Massage Study Abroad Adventure Tours'. Michael has also worked closely with Kam Thye Chow for over 15 years.
After leaving Kripalu in 2010, Michael relocated to Asheville to teach ‘Clinical Massage’ at AB Tech College and began offering continuing education courses. Michael has developed a complete Thai Yoga Bodywork certification training including a manual, a DVD & an online video course which has been presented at Kripalu Center and across the country beginning in 2000. He is an approved continuing education (CE) provider, accredited by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB # 451645-11). He also holds a N.C. massage license (#10273).
Michael is well known and respected for his heart centered approach to his treatments, his workshops and his life. Michael's passion for therapeutic touch and inspirational teaching motivates him to continue to share this work around the world...
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