Learn Traditional Thai Massage - Northern Style or Hawaiian Lomilomi Massage
CE Workshops, Spa Trainings and International Retreats
NCBTMB Provider # 450670-08; Florida State CE Provider # 50-9043; Louisiana State CE Provider # LAP0155
Expand your knowledge ... Become a Certified Thai Massage Practitioner, or a Hawaiian Lomilomi Practitioner. Learn new Eastern techniques and refresh your skills with our continuing education seminars. Grow your massage business. Explore, learn, integrate, transform your life and the way you do bodywork! Plan your NCBTMB, Florida and Louisiana States Massage Continuing Education credits for 2015-2016 requirements.
Sacred Bodywork offers a variety of massage continuing education seminars and advanced bodywork training both nationally and internationally. Plan your continuing education credits for license renewal, get your continuing education hours, expand your professional practice and be certified in Traditional Thai massage- Northern Style, Sacred Hot Stone Massage and/or in Hawaiian LomiLomi massage - Hawaiian Temple Bodywork. Other Spa Treatment protocols, Eastern massage and bodywork workshops available as well.
Our holistic teaching approach and high level of instruction create the foundation for learning ancient Eastern healing arts. Students will receive detailed instruction in the Nuad Bo-Rarn Traditional Thai massage or in the Hawaiian LomiLomi massage- Hawaiian Temple Bodywork traditions.
The methodical step-by-step training includes fully explained and demonstrated massage sequences, with basic, optional and advanced variations. Students will learn to sense and feel the energy flow and its healing benefits. Emphasis is placed on proper body mechanics, movements, transitions and hands-on techniques for each modality, cautions to observe and specific contraindications for each type of massage. Each student will also have supervised practice of the materials, individual follow up, invitations to free massage clinics and recommendations for future practice.
Sacred Bodywork healing arts classes are designed to provide the best possible hands-on bodywork and massage continuing education programs for all of our students. Our emphasis is on quality massage training, one-on-one personal attention, and the ability to provide each student with the necessary tools he or she needs to perform these modalities to the highest professional standards.
If you are looking for a Thai massage or Lomilomi program and the NCBTMB and the Florida State or Louisiana State continuing education credits for re-licensing, we will provide you the opportunity to learn and practice in any of our holistic massage & bodywork intensive workshop programs or residential retreats.
Discover the wonderful healing benefits of Ancient Thai Massage, Sacred Stone Massage, and Hawaiian Lomilomi Massage- Hawaiian Temple Bodywork.
SACRED BODYWORK 2015-2016 EVENTS
Continuing Education Massage & Bodywork Training in the USA, Europe and Thailand
Sacred Bodywork offers a variety of choices for your continuing education and the dates below are grouped in sequence for our certification programs so you can choose the classes that work best for you. Explore a new option for your bodywork or dive deeper into something you really like. Either way, make the most of your continuing education experience.
We are pleased to return for our anual Thai retreat in the home of Northern Thai Massage, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Sacred Bodywork is honored to continue the Traditional Thai Culture and healing arts lineage and always will respect and honor our Thai massage teachers. Special thanks to our massage mentors: Lek Chaiya (Mama Lek) (R.I.P) and to Jack Chaiya, for being truly inspirational to us.
Traditional Thai Massage - Thai Massage Levels I-II-III
60 NCBTMB, Florida and Louisiana Continuing Education Hours
Dates: 17-27 November 2015 Chiang Mai, Thailand
Join us for pure bliss and profound personal transformation. All while taking in one of the most beautiful spiritual and natural paradises in the world, Thailand. Explore and unleash your highest potential through daily Thai massage, and enjoy riding elephants in the jungle, exploring the ancient city of Chiang Mai and its temples.
Sign up for this intensive Thai Basic Practitioner Certification Program while soaking in the sites, flavors and spirituality of Thailand. Onle 4 spots available.
Curious about Thai Massage?
Explore this ancient healing art in one of our introductory classes. Participants will give and receive basic protocols and see how healing this work is for the giver, as well as the receiver. Once you experience Thai massage, you will want more!
Upcoming in July:
Discovering the Chakras: Crown
8 NCBTMB and Florida CE Hours
July 28, 2015, 9:30am-5:30pm, Homestead-Miami, Florida
This one day practical workshop is the opportunity for you to gain more of a personal understanding about your Crown Chakra as well as learning some new healing skills that you can practice on others. This is a great workshop for new or existing energy workers who want to enhance their personal understanding of their chakras and create or help to create more life balance and understanding of their multidimensional body.
Upcoming in August:
Thai Foot Massage
16 NCBTMB and Florida CE Hours
August 8-9, 2015, 9:30am-5:30pm, Homestead-Miami, Florida
Participants will learn a relaxing and balancing Thai Foot Massage treatment, including the use of Thai wooden sticks. This unique reflexology massage routine will add an Eastern flavor to your regular massage, and will increase your repertoire of techniques to offer your clients.
Sacred Stone Massage
12 NCBTMB and Florida CE Hours
August 18-19, 2015, 9:30am-5:30pm, Homestead-Miami, Florida
Stones have been used in various healing techniques for thousands of years, and the spa industry (and your clients) rediscovered the benefits in the past few years. In this two-day program, you will learn about the history of healing with stones, indications/contraindications/cautions for working with the stones, how to charge and communicate with the stones and how to transmit healing energy through the stones. Because it is one of the most beautiful, this course is taught using the Hawaiian holistic approach and style of working with the stones. All techniques are fully demonstrated, followed by hands-on practice, so you can add this popular treatment to your profile.
Thai on the Table is one of the most practical techniques you can study. This class is organized into sequences designed to address common areas of tightness or pain and you. This will give you the option of doing a complete Thai massage on the table, or using individual techniques and combinations to treat the specific areas of concern while incorporating other types of bodywork to create a unique experience for your clients.
Introduction to Thai Massage
12 NCBTMB and Florida CE Hours
August 29-30, 2015, 9:30am-5:30pm, Homestead-Miami, Florida
This two-day class is designed to give you the flavor of Traditional Thai Massage, and it is perfect for those interested in exploring a new modality but unsure if this ancient technique is right for you. This is a practical, hands-on class designed to give you tools you can immediately incorporate into your existing massage practice. This course is appropriate for participants at all levels with no pre-requisites.
Congratulations to out last Thai cooking class!
- Thai Massage Certification Program
Traditional Thai Massage Certification Program 2015-2016 in the USA. Study the ancient healing Art of Traditional Thai Yoga Massage in our intensive program: 364 NCBTMB, Florida and Louisiana States Massage Continuing Education Hours total. Our program consists of two main components--the Basic Practitioner Program and the Thai Spa Protocols. Most of the courses can be taken individually with no pre-requisites for Thai Intro and Thai Level I. Those who wish to complete the certification program must complete all courses.
Refine your skills, learn a few new tricks, earn CE hours and stay connected with our community of Thai bodyworkers. 80 hours of hands-on clinic is required of all certification program participants.
~Introduction to Thai Massage -12 Florida and NCBTMB CE Hours
Our two day hands on (12 CE hours) Thai yoga massage training class is a sample of what Traditional Thai Massage has to offer. This Thai massage class is perfect if you just want to incorporate basic Thai bodywork techniques into your work or if you want to try Thai massage before committing to the full Thai Certification Program. It's also a fun way to learn some new techniques while fulfilling your continuing education hours for Florida, Louisiana or NCBTMB license renewal.
Participants will learn how to integrate basic Thai Massage routines into their existing massage practice. You will see how smoothly Traditional Thai Massage can be performed with dynamic flowing and rhythmic movements, full body manipulation, and acupressure techniques. Course fees include the Introduction to Thai Massage Workbook with fully illustrated sequences for Thai massage healing sessions on the mat/ table which participants will learn to perform.
- Thai Yoga Massage Intro Class:
- August 29-30, 2015
Thai Massage Basic Practitioner Program - Level 1 - 92 CE Hours
Instructors: Jairo Cardona & Dennis Stovall, LMTs, NCBTMB
Our Thai Basic Practitioner Program consists of 10 classes taught on the mat. Participants will learn traditional Thai techniques in all four positions--Front, Sitting, Side-lying and Back in the first level. The second level fine-tunes quality of touch, flow and body mechanics, while introducing advanced techniqes and incorporating the use of steamed herbal bundles to create unique customized sessions for each recipient. In Thai Ayurveda, we go back to the Ayurvedic roots of Thai Massage to enhance the session through an understanding of the doshas, koshas and vayus and what they tell us about the proper technique to use for a particular recipient.
- Thai in the Front Position - 32 CE Hours
- September 9-12, 2015, 9.30am-5.30pm
- Thai in the Back Position - 16 CE Hours
- December 12-13, 2015, 9.30am-5.30pm
- Thai in the Sitting Position - 16 CE Hours
- To be scheduled
- Thai in the Side-lying Position - 16 CE Hours
- To be scheduled
Thai Massage Basic Practitioner Program - Level 2 - 92 CE Hours
- Thai Advanced Positions - 32 CE Hours
- Thai Pain Management - 24 CE Hours
- Healing with Herbal Bundles
- 12 Hours of supervised clinics
Thai Massage Basic Practitioner Program - Thai Ayurveda- 48 CE Hours
- Thai Ayurveda Level 1 - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Ayurveda Level 2 - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Ayurveda Level 3 - 16 CE Hours
- To be scheduled
Thai Massage-Spa Protocols Program - 132 CE Hours
Instructors: Jairo Cardona & Dennis Stovall, LMTs, NCBTMB
The Thai Spa Protocols Program is designed to enhance any technique to help create a unique bodywork experience for each client. Each of the courses can be taken individually with no pre-requisites. Together, they allow the practitioner to explore the richness of the Thai traditions and their healing benefits.
- Thai Detox Massage - 16 CE Hours
- July 21-22, 2015
- Thai Facial Massage - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Foot Massage - 16 CE Hours
- August 8-9, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table - Front Position - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Massage on the Table Back Position - 16 CE Hours
- July 11-12, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table Sitting Position - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Massage on the Table Side-Lying Position - 16 CE Hours
- Thai Herbal Compress Massage
The Thai massage courses which make up our Thai Certification Program are generally offered over a two-year cycle.
- Our Thai Cooking Class - 4 CE Hours, is offered once per year.
We also offer the option of 'One on One', 'Private training in Traditional Thai Massage'.
Congratulations to our last Chakra Classes!
Register for our 2016 Discovering the Chakra Series
Discovering the Chakras: A personal journey of self-discovery.
Heal painful physical, mental and/or emotional ailments which hold you back and deplete your energy; you will leave empowered, self-actualized and motivated to be able physically, mentally and emotionally to manifest your dreams/ goals at personal and professional levels, remaining in the realm of infinite possibilities.
In these seven chakra courses, participants will learn more about their energetic bodies plus properties and challenges posed in each chakra, along with hands-on techniques to address main blockages.
Chakra Courses are offered once per month (on the last Tuesday of the month) in the series to allow participants to digest and process the information before proceeding to the next level. The 2016 schedule is as follows:
Discovering The Root Chakra, 23 February 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Sacral Chakra, 29 March 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Solar Plexus Chakra, 26 April 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Heart Chakra, 31 May 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Throat Chakra, 28 June 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Third Eye Chakra, 26 July 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Discovering The Crown Chakra, 30 August 2016, 9.30am-5.30pm
Early registration $850 with $425 deposit; $1050 Regularly.
To reserve your place in the next scheduled Thai massage class, Chakra class,
Please contact Dennis Stovall to register or for any questions:
Thank you for becoming part of our mission.
Jairo Cardona and Dennis Stovall, LMT’s, NCBTMB
Sacred Bodywork, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. NCBTMB Provider # 450670-08, and by the States of Florida and Louisiana Boards of Massage Therapy, Florida CE Provider # 50-9043 and Louisiana CE Provider #LAO0155.
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