Longterm Retreats

Vacanza Beginners FamilyThaimassage Vacanza organises Thaimassage courses: Weekend-workshops and longterm residential  retreats for beginners and advanced students. The weekend-workshops are held in a quiet area in Basel. The longterm residential retreats are based in a quiet course house in the Swiss Mountains.

In 2017 we organised a series of high quality Weekend-Workshops for advanced practitioners with various experienced teachers, held in Basel.

In 2018 the popular 10-day thaimassage beginners retreat will be held in Schoenried
(Fri, 8.6. – Sun 17.6.2018 / Infos below)

For more information about Weekend Workshops – click here

For impressions of our last Thaimassage Vacanza  – For movie click here!

 

10-day Thaimassage Vacanza Beginners Retreat with Krishnataki (Takis)

The breathtaking and peaceful mountains of central Switzerland are the perfect setting for our courses in traditional thai-yoga-massage für beginners and advanced practitioners. In the spirit of the roots of thaimassage, the course is held in the stillness of the mountains far away from the buzz of civilisation. The course center and accomodation is simple and cosy without luxury. Without distraction we dive into the ancient world of traditional thai-yoga-massage.

a 10 day course in traditional thai-yoga-massage for beginners
Date: Friday, 08th June 2018 – Sunday, 17th June 2018
Costs: CHF 1’800.00 inclusive all teachings, vegetarian food and accomodation
For European Students (non Swiss residents – please inquire about the Euro Course Fee)
Location: Ferienheim Region Fraubrunnen, Erliweg 5, CH – 3778 Schoenried / Bernese Alps

Open for all interested, also beginners: In this course for beginners we learn sequences and techniques for a 2 hour treatment of thaimassage.

Details see below.

Book now to secure your spot!

 

Thai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-97625-day Thaimassage Vacanza Advanced Retreat: Dynamic Workshop with Till Heeg

5-day Advanced Therapeutic Workshop in traditional Thaimassage in Schoenried
Date:
Wednesday, 13th June 2018 till Sunday, 17th June 2018
Costs: CHF 850.00 incl. Lessons + vegetarian food and accomodation
Location: Ferienheim Region Fraubrunnen, Erliweg 5, CH – 3778 Schoenried / Bernese Alps

In this Workshop Till is teaching advanced dynamic style thaimassage and specific therapeutic application.

Till Heeg, a certified physiotherapist, has been infected by the positive vibrations of Thai Yoga Massage in 2003. With the sacred dance of Thai Massage, he found that he can touch receivers on a deeper level. Since then he travelled several times back to Thailand, India and Greece to study with many great teachers. Till is renowned for his lovely and kind being, his soft touch and deep trust in life.

Course prerequisites: The course is open for all thaimassage therapists, who finished a 10 day basic course in traditional thaimassage (doesn’t matter which school or teacher)

The course is held in English and/or German.

 

Therapeutic Thai and Osteo Retreat with Patrick Tanner

 

5 day retreat in traditional Thaimassage and Osteopathy for advanced practitioners
Date:
Tuesday-evening 26th June – Sunday 1st July 2018
Costs:
EURO 850.00 incl. all vegan meals, accomodation and teachings
Location:
Sunshine House, Evia, Greece

This course is focussing on Thai and Osteo techniques for the ribcage, diaphragm, heart, lungs and circulatory system. We discuss diagnostic tools for trouble areas to improve our treatment-plan. The participants can perfectly integrate the newly learned techniques into their existing routines.

Course prerequisites: The course is open for all thaimassage therapists, who finished a 10 day basic course in traditional thaimassage (doesn’t matter which school or teacher)

The course is held in English.

Patrick Tanner lives close to Basel/Switzerland and is Massage-, Shiatsu-, Thaimassage therapist and Osteopath. Since 2000 he is training intensively with this therapies and working in his busy practice in Itingen. He is teaching regularly Massage-, Shiatsu and Thai-and-Osteo courses. He is looking forward to sharing his osteopathic knowledge in this course.

 

General Infos

It is important to us, that the students are taught with a holistic approach to increase their spiritual development. That’s why our courses include, beside the massage training, daily meditation, yoga, tai-chi, chi-gong, acro-yoga and chanting. We come to stillness, in touch with ourselves and nature. We fine-tune our perception and activate our energy – all important aspects for bodywork. Of course there is enough leisure time to do other fun things or to discover the mountains.

The healthy vegetarian food and the feta cheese which Takis brings in his luggage will complete your vacanza experience. We will make sure that your “time-out” in the Swiss mountains will stay in your memory for a long time.

We are affiliated with the Sunshine Network, the most recognised and biggest Thaimassage school worldwide. To teach our courses we were able to engage Takis from Greece, who is coming exclusively for Thaimassage Vacanza to Switzerland. Takis studied with many great masters in Thailand. With his distinctive, compassionate and happy style, he is one of the most experienced and popular Thaimassage teachers throughout Europe. He will be supported by 5-8 experienced assistants – all of them with yearlong experience in yoga, bodywork and teaching.

For further questions or information please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to answer your inquiries (see the contact form).

 

Thaimassage Vacanza BeginnersThai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-9561

a 10 day course in traditional thai-yoga-massage for beginners

Datum: Friday, 08th June 2018 – Sunday, 17th June 2018
Costs: CHF 1’800.00 inclusive all teachings, manual, vegetarian food and accommodation
Location: Ferienheim Region Fraubrunnen, Erliweg 5, CH – 3778 Schoenried / Bernese Alps
Open for all interested, also beginners: In this course for beginners we learn sequences and techniques for a 2 hour treatment of Thai massage.

The course travels day by day from the feet to the head, gradually forming a complete thai-yoga-massage based on the stretches and acupressure as taught by thai massage master Asokananda. A large part of the course, supported by sessions of meditation, yoga and tai-chi, emphasizes the importance of the spiritual connection and intuition we develop through massage.

Thai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-1097The course is held in English and is for both beginners and practitioners of other kinds of bodywork. There are no prerequisites for the course – everybody can do it and everybody is welcome.We learn techniques to do a full body two hour massage.

Thai-yoga-massage techniques can be effectively integrated into other therapy disciplines such as shiatsu, remedial massage or physiotherapy meaning the course offers the opportunity for therapists of other massage styles to improve and broaden their skills.

Example of daily schedule:

ThaimassageVacanza2014-05306.30 – 07.00 Meditation
07.00 – 08.30 Yoga/Tai-Chi
08.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
10.00 – 13.00 Massage teaching and practice
13.00 – 15.00 Lunch and siesta
15.00 – 18.00 Massage teaching and practice
18.00 – 19.00 optional Yoga, Tai-Chi, Acro-Yoga or Leisure time
19.00 Dinner
21.00 Chanting and Meditation

Teaching Programme
  • ThaimassageVacanza2014-181Day 1: Introduction to thai massage (history & philosophy), Feet and Line-work legs
  • Day 2: Single leg stretches
  • Day 3: Double leg stretches
  • Day 4: Stomach, chest, arms and hands
  • Day 5: Side position
  • Day 6: Prone position – legs and back
  • Day 7: Sitting position
  • Day 8: Shoulders, neck and head lines and stretches
  • Day 9: Face
  • Day 10: Exam and Treatment with feedback

The costs of CHF 1’800.00 cover all teachings and course activities, a manual, vegetarian meals and accommodation in double or triple rooms.

There will be a course certificate at the end of the course.

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