“Our body mind container must be strong and stable.
Then, we can fill it with energy from our practice and carry that energy everywhere we go as a heightened state of aliveness.”
The Thai Massage Practitioner Certification Program
Thai Yoga students will learn the primary techniques of Nuad Boran, which has its roots in Buddhism, Tantric Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda practices that migrated to Thailand as Buddhist culture spread along the trade routes of Southeast Asia. Nuad Boran helps develop hand and body dexterity, while cultivating sensitivity to be present and responsive to in-the-moment-changes that happen in a student’s and client’s body during a yoga practice or Thai session.
The Thai Yoga courses intend to teach only basic Thai Yoga techniques and philosophy. This 159+ hour program does not intend to replace attending Massage/Bodywork school to meet qualifications for National/State Massage License Law requirements.
Curriculum – 122 hours total Coursework
- Holding Space: Developing Skills for Presence and Touch – 20 hours
- Anatomy for Yoga Practitioners and Teachers – 34 hours
- Thai Yoga Basics & Sen Lines – 34 hours each time
Please take this course TWICE = 68 hours
Practicum: 37+ hours
- Thai Practicum – 37+ hours of documented sessions, including self-massage, receiving sessions, and giving session.
Here are the courses I am currently offering:
Pranayama & Yoga
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The Pranakriya School of Yoga Healing Arts is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to teaching the ancient and contemporary practices of yoga to enhance the lives of individuals.
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Yoga with William Hufschmidt
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If we are somehow endowed with participation of some kind of divinity, then we are indeed special, and should treat each other with the respect and dignity this demands.
If, on the other hand, we are the accidental outcome of blind natural processes in a cosmos that is indifferent to us being here at all, then we are indeed special, and should treat each other with a tenderness and respect befitting such serendipitous surprises.
by Frank Casper
Lay Minister, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
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