Thaimassage 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 remote course house in the Swiss Mountains.

Since 2016 we organise a series of high quality Weekend-Workshops for advanced practitioners with various experienced teachers, held in Basel.



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One-Day Workshop: Thai-Yoga-Massage “Working with the feet”
mit Patrick Tanner in Wolhusen, LU  

Because of Corona Virus cancelled and postponed till autumn.

Date: Saturday, 21.03.2020 – 09.00 – 17.00h
Location: mach-yoga! Studio, Hackenrüti 6, 6110 Wolhusen
Costs: CHF 100.00

We learn a whole-boyd sequence in prone, supine, sideposition and work only with our feet, which has a very grounding and deeply relaxing effect.


5-day Thaimassage Vacanza Advanced Retreat:
Thai and Osteo with Patrick Tanner “Mobilising the joints”
at Sunshine House, Greece

5-day retreat osteopathic techniques for thaimassage for advanced practitioners
Tuesday, 05th May 2020 – Sunday 10th May 2020
Costs: EURO 8
50.00 all inclusive (vegan meals, accomodation and teachings)
Location: Sunshine House, Evia, Greece

We have a look at the biomechanics, anatomy and mobilisation techniques for foot, knee, hip, SI-Joint, shoulder, elbow, hand.

9-day Thaimassage Vacanza Beginners Retreat with Krishnataki (Takis) in Algarve, Portugal

This year Thaimassage Vacanza goes to the beautiful green mountains of Serra de Monchique in Algarve, Portugal.
a 9 day course in traditional thai-yoga-massage for beginners

Date: Sunday, 4th – Monday, 12th October 2020
Location: Karuna Retreat Center, which is located in the green mountains of Serra de Monchique in Algarve.
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10-day Thaimassage Vacanza Beginners Retreat with Krishnataki in Gstaad

The breathtaking and peaceful mountains of eastern Switzerland are the perfect setting for our courses in traditional thaimassage 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 thaimassage.

10-day course in traditional Thai-Yoga-Massage for beginners
Date: in 2020 no course planned
Costs: CHF 1’800.00 all inclusive (teachings, vegan food and accomodation)
For European Students (non Swiss residents – please inquire about the Euro Course Fee)


5-day Thaimassage Vacanza Advanced Retreat:
Thai and Osteo “Thorax” with Patrick Tanner at Sunshine School, Chiang Mai, Thailand

5-day Advanced Workshop Osteopathic techniques for Thaimassage practitioners for  “Thorax”
Date: January/February 2021
Costs: Thai Baht 13’500
.00 only teachings / excl. food and accomodation

We have a look at the anatomy, biomechanics and osteopathic mobilisation techniques for ribcage, shoulder, heart, lung and diaphragm.