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Thai Massage Certificate

Cost: 550 (including deposit of 100)

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Course Dates

Course Content
Warming up and stretching exercises, Understanding body conditions, History, contraindications and aims of Thai Massage, Energy lines, Pressing and stretching using the thumbs, elbows, palms, feet and knees.
Correct use of body-weight and position of the practitioner's body, Body types, Addressing individual needs of clients.
Client lying on their back, Client lying on their stomach, Client sitting, Feet: pressure points and stretching ankles, Legs: pressing, stretching and manipulating techniques, Abdomen, chest, arms, palms, shoulders, neck and head, Back sides of the legs, energy lines and deep stretching of the back, The hip and energy line of the back in the side position, Pressure points and energy line of the shoulders.

Course Tutors
Spiros Giannatos

Entry Requirements
Prior attendance of aThai introductory workshop would be beneficial but not essential.

Examination System

Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. A fee of 105.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Thai Massage

Professional Insurance
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for therapists in the UK. You may also join other organisations such as the Independent Professional Therapists International. Employment is available in clinics, spas, beauty salons and part-time freelance, working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for therapists in the Manchester area.

Further Information
Thai massage is perfprmed on a mat and is not suitable for pregnant women or for those with joint problems.
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.
The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
South Manchester. The group size is kept at ten or below for individual attention. Please book early to ensure a place on a particular course.

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(Updated March, 2023)






















77 Russell Road, Manchester, M16 8AR Tel: 0161 862 9752