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Traditional Thai Massage International Practitioner Training, Level 1 & 2 11-22 Nov

Start Date/Time:
Monday, November 11, 2019 10:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Friday, November 22, 2019 5:00 PM

Bookings Closed: 15 Oct 2019

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Thai Massage Training Course in Cape Town

Course price - R 7 500

This year we will have the best of both worlds! The course will be held at the beautiful and tranquil Winery Road Forest Venue, with a forest and dam, nestled between the mountains and vineyards, just 30 min drive from Cape Town city centre, offering the perfect setting for your learning experience in this fine healing art. 

Completing this course in the Traditional Thai Massage (also known as Thai Yoga Massage) will teach you all about working magic on the energy/meridian lines (also known as Sen lines in Thai), acupressure points and yoga-type stretching. 

This practice allows the practitioner to go deep and to release great amounts of tension, blockages and stiffness in the physical and energetic body. 

This practice is a great healing modality to start with as a practitioner, to add to your modalities as an existing practitioner, or to deepen you yogic practice.

We are so excited to share and learn with you!

Course details

This course will qualify you as an internationally qualified ITM practitioner


International Certificates from ITM Thailand, Level 1 and 2 ITM manuals, 8 full days training, 2 days practical exams, teas, juices and snacks

Please click on the links below for more info on the course and for the booking form to book your spot.

Feel free to contact us for any further queries.

Course Content


  • This course covers Front Position (feet to face)
  • Introduces the concept of energy lines (SEN)and Yin/Yang
  • Teaches stretches, acupressure points, and proper use of body weight using thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet
  • Emphasizes deep-focused abdominal (Hara) work 
  • Upon completion students will be able to perform an effective 1 - 1 ½  hour Thai Massage


  • Expands on the techniques learned in Level I to cover the Side, Back (Prone) and Sitting Positions
  • Advanced yoga like stretching movements
  • Upon completion students will have a substantial foundation of  the major positions of Thai Massage and can expect to perform a comprehensive 1 ½ to 3 hour Thai Massage

Course Schedule

  • 11 - 22 November 2019 (10 days)
  • Mondays-Thursdays: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Fridays:  10 am - 4 pm (exams)

Each day will start at 10 am sharp, with a light 30 min yoga session to warm up and prepare the body for the day's postures

  • There after a 20 min break, with teas, juices and fruits provided
  • Followed by the lesson/theory for the day
  • Demo
  • Practice with Demo
  • 1 hour lunch break (1 pm), bring your own lunch
  • After lunch you will swap with your partner, demo and practice
  • Free style practice, so you get to go back to the postures you feel you need to cover again or need guidance with.
  • 15 min homework per day, colouring the diagrams of the postures done everyday
  • Fridays are the practical exams, with a tea break in between the 2 sessions of 2 hours each


ITM holds a high standard in the industry and it is up to the teachers’ discretion whether the student passes, or needs to redo the practical exam.

In the case of the student not reaching the minimal requirements during the exam, the student can re-do the exam and will be charged at an hourly rate of R 650 per hour.

Certificates will be ordered from ITM Thailand on completion of the course and students will have 3 months to complete 15 case studies. A graduation lunch date will be scheduled, alternatively your certificate can be posted to you, if you are not able to make the date.

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