NOTE: Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, we will not require payment until closer to the event… with a possibility of rescheduling the dates.
Learn the blissful aromatic Northern Thai Lanna tradition of herbal compress massage, also known as 'Lukprakob' or branded in the West as 'Thai Stem". This treatment is complimentary to table massage or Thai mat work and is an excellent preparation for cupping therapy or to follow and flush deep treatments. This course will provide a full body protocol that includes the abdomen. Sessions can be done on the table or on the floor, we will cover both approaches with proper draping procedures. Clients, love this decadent treatment and the practitioner receives all the same benefits of the herb blend being - analgesic, anti-inflammatory, increased circulation, calming to the nervous system, increased respiration and skin tonifying. This course provides skills to confidently incorporate herbal compress massage into your practice immediately with liability insurance coverage.
What We Will Learn
- Preparation of the herbs
- Body layers, channels and element theory
- Set-up, hygiene, client intake with informed consent
- Compress protocols and safety practices
- Contraindications and sensitivities
- Practical uses for pain management, circulatory and lymph systems