Thais have used these steamed herbal bundles for centuries. The therapeutic value of this moist heat aromatherapy treatment combined with Thai energy line work and Thai stretches has innumerable holistic healing benefits, simultaneously achieving a relaxing and invigorating effect on the mind and body. This herbal compress massage increases circulation and energy flow, relaxes, warms, releases tension, relieves stiff muscles and joints, eases chronic pain and improves the skin condition while stimulating the senses to reduce mental fatigue and stress.
Participants will learn:
Introduction to the origins of Eastern herbal medical treatments, including benefits, properties and healing effects of herbs and contra-indications
Practical, flowing, traditional Thai herbal compress treatments that will add to your current range of treatments and will have your regular massage clients coming back for more
The safe use of equipment, bundles, herbs needed and other hydrotherapy-related health and safety considerations
How to adapt your body mechanics, quality of touch, pressure and personalize your Thai herbal treatments while maintaining the purity and integrity of this traditional approach
Thai herbal compress massage techniques - hands on demonstration and practice
Sacred Bodywork is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider #450670-08, by the State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy Continuing Education Provider # 50-9043 and Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy Continuing Education Provider # LAP0155.