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The course is suitable for:
Yoga & Pilates teachers, osteopaths, physiotherapists, dancers, fitness instructors, sports people, massage therapists, to name a few, will all find Thai Yoga Massage Therapy invaluable for increasing their hands on skills.
Alternative therapists who wish to further their studies.
Individuals who simply wish to learn an effective healing art.
Complete beginners thinking of starting a career in body work or anyone wanting to simply try this therapy on friends and family.
Students will receive practical and theoretical training in the art of Thai Yoga Massage Therapy (TYMT). On completion of the course students will be able to give a full body Thai Massage treatment to practitioner standard. This course includes some Anatomy and Physiology to give a full understanding of the skeletal and musculature structure and their relation to the ancient Sen lines.
The course consists of 12 lessons. Each lesson begins with some theory, discussion and demonstration, followed by supervised practice.
After completing the course, the student will be asked to practice 30 full body massages before returning for a final practical examination and a short answer theory test. You are also required to submit an essay circa 1500 words and complete a first aid course.
DIPLOMA COURSE IS ACCREDITED BY THE FEDERATION OF HOLISTIC THERAPISTS (FHT). THE DIPLOMA COURSE WILL EARN YOU 10 CPD POINTS UPON COMPLETION.
The course takes place in The Paadena Studio, Worcestershire.
Paadena is able to offer different options for study:
For one student or small group. Course length is approximately six days.
With this option Barbara is able to focus training to the needs of the individual and provide a more comprehensive teaching package which delivers the course content over fewer days.
Because of the flexibilty of this approach, courses can take place throughout the year at times that are mutually beneficial to both student and teacher.
For 4 or more students. These are fixed in the calendar and classes take place over 2 days each month for 6 months.
Thursday10am – 4pm
Friday10am – 3.30pm
Two days per month. Twelve days in total.
1 – to – 1£1350
Small Group£1150 pp
£200 non refundable deposit payable at time of booking, balance payable on or before the first day of the diploma course. We also offer an easy payment scheme, please ask for details.
Examination – £75 – this is an extra fee which becomes due at the end of the course.
First Aid – Proof of First Aid qualification needs to be provided before the end of the course.
To book a place please complete and return the booking form.
We accept payment via PayPal (this is subject to a 4% surcharge), bank transfer, cash or by cheque made payable to Paadena.
Please contact us for further information about methods of payment.
Barbara is excellent at personally tailoring her teaching to each individual students needs. Her approach is calming, knowledgeable and professional, immediately putting you at ease. As a trained massage therapist myself, I have attended courses with many different teachers and therapists. It was so refreshing when I began the course with Barbara and was actually introduced to massage techniques that I had never before experienced, delivered with such kindness and patience! I was impressed! She seems to know intuitively where to encourage and guide, and her teaching produce excellent results, always leaving me feeling confident in my ability. I loved doing the course and am now planning on continuing with Barbara and working through the Advanced Techniques.
I have been doing Yoga with Barbara for many years. During my time I have found Barbara to be patient and compassionate. She takes great care to explain each movement and how to do the position with respect for your joints. Also if you suffer with an injury she tells you how to adjust the movement to protect your injury. The class is small and personal and the setting for her studio is fantastic with views across the valley, even watching the sun go down, whilst practicing Yoga. The class isn’t just about movement, Barbara takes time for relaxation and you always come away feeling mindful.
Not just a massage, but an experience. Everything about the massage was relaxing, professional and uplifting. I felt safe in her hands.