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 2013 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 2014 - 2015 EVENTS
Continuing Education Massage & Bodywork Training in the USA 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.
Thai Massage Residential Retreat to Chiang Mai ~ 17-27 November 2015
We are pleased to return for our Thai retreat in the home of Northern Thai Massage, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Join us for our intensive Thai Basic Practitioner Certification Program while soaking in the sites, flavors and spirituality of 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) and to Jack Chaiya, for being truly inspirational to us.
Every year, we are delighted to have the opportunity to introduce our Thai residential retreat group to a Thai master. This year it will be Pikul, long-time student of Mama Lek and current teacher at the Nerve Touch School of Thai Massage. It is always an amazing experience to learn from someone who has dedicated her life to this ancient art.
We hope you can join us.
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!
Sacred Bodywork Upcoming Courses in Homestead, Florida:
Discovering the Chakras Series: Brow Chakra
This course is the Sixth in our seven-part Chakra series. In these courses, participants will learn more about the energetic body, properties and challenges posed in the Brow Chakra, along with hands-on techniques to address the blockages.
Courses are offered once per month in the series to allow participants to digest and process the information before proceeding to the next level. The 2014 remaining schedule is as follows:
Third Eye Chakra - 5 August, 2014, 9.30am-5.30pm - Homestead, Florida
Crown Chakra - 2 September, 2014, 9.30am-5.30pm - Homestead, Florida
Thai Facial Massage - 16 NCBTMB/ Florida State CE hours
Very often, the face does not get much attention during a massage but it is one of the most sacred aspects of the massage. Energetically you can work the entire body through the energy lines of the face and you are addressing the highest chakras. In this class, you will learn great hands-on techniques and three specific massage protocols for the face, neck and shoulders from the Thai massage tradition to add to your skill set.
- August 12-13, 2014, 9.30am-5.30pm - Homestead, Florida - $300
Upcoming Event in October-November, 2014
This invigorating and yet relaxing Thai table massage will suit your active, healthy clients who have highly physical or stressful lifestyles. This type of bodywork is an increasingly popular and requested modality for the work place, corporate and/or industrial settings, health/yoga retreats, health spas, gyms, sports events, and clinical settings. It also complements and can be used in conjunction with a variety of other bodywork modalities.
- Thai on the Table Front Position - 16 CE Hours
- October 14-15, 2014, 9.30am-5.30pm, Homestead, Florida $300
- Thai on the Table Back Position - 16 CE Hours
- November 4-5, 2014, 9.30am-5.30pm, Homestead, Florida $300
Do you love Thai Reflexology?
Mark your calendar, December 13-14, 2014 for our Thai Foot Massage Class - 16 CE Hours
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.
Congratulations to out last Thai cooking class!
- Thai Massage Certification Program
Traditional Thai Massage Certification Program 2014 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. 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. 12 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
- To be scheduled
- Thai Pain Management - 24 CE Hours
- To be scheduled
- Healing with Herbal Bundles
- 16-18 July 2014
- 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 29-30, 2014
- March 17-18, 2015
- Thai Facial Massage - 16 CE Hours
- August 12-13, 2014
- April 14-15, 2015
- Thai Foot Massage - 16 CE Hours
- December 13-14, 2014
- August 8-9, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table - Front Position - 16 CE Hours
- October 14-15, 2014
- June 9-10, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table Back Position - 16 CE Hours
- November 4-5, 2014
- July 11-12, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table Sitting Position - 16 CE Hours
- July 21, 22, 2015
- Thai Massage on the Table Side-Lying Position - 16 CE Hours
- August 18-19, 2015
- 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'.
Traditional Thai Massage in Thailand- Thai Massage Levels I-II-III
~ 2015 Thailand Retreat: 17-27 November 2015 Chiang Mai, Thailand; 60 NCBTMB, Florida and Louisiana Continuing Education Hours
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 yoga massage, and enjoy riding elephants in the jungle, exploring the ancient city of Chiang Mai and its temples.
Congratulations to our last Chakra Classes!
Register for our 2015 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.
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 2015 schedule is as follows:
- Early registration $750 by Dec 31st with $375 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.