Nassau, Bahamas (PRWEB) March 10, 2013
The course offered by the Yoga retreat provides a solid foundation in the principles of Thai Yoga Massage. Level II program will be offered from March 10 - 15 whereas the level III program will be offered from March 17 - 22th, 2013.
Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient therapy that combines Yoga postures with touch technique. It promotes deep relaxation and healing, improves circulation, boosts the immune system, balances the body energetically, and facilitates mind-body integration. As a therapeutic practice, Thai Yoga Massage is a dynamic form of Yoga for the practitioner as well as the recipient, enhancing one's sense of alignment, posture, and health.
The Level I course provides a strong foundation in the key elements of Thai Yoga Massage and prepares students to perform a full 90-minute customized Thai Yoga Massage session. It is suitable for all, including yoga practitioners and teachers. Level II covers how to perform an expanded 2 1/2 hour Thai Yoga Massage session.
Level III will introduce you to the fundamentals of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system and sister science to Yoga. Learn practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the therapeutic quality of your practice & a new 60 minute session, customized according to the recipient's constitutional type (Vata, Pitta or Kapha).
Students of this course will learn how to:
Utilize key stances (practitioner postures)
Incorporate effortless, flowing transitions between postures
Use safety precautions for preventing injury
Apply energy balance through acupressure and the Thai Sen (energy line) system
Evaluate the needs of the recipient and customize the massage accordingly
Integrate metta (loving kindness) and meditation into practice
Located across the bay from Nassau, on one of the finest beaches in the world, the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat is an island paradise with a tropical garden, crystal clear water and pure white sands - a true sanctuary of peace and natural beauty. Recognized among world Yoga Retreats, the ashram offers year-round programs presented by world renowned speakers, as well as certification courses on various yoga related topics through which you can expand your knowledge, gain a new skill and get certified while enjoying a joyous yoga practice and blissful relaxation. The Yoga retreat center also offers year-round Yoga teacher training programs, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Courses, Yoga for beginners, Yoga vacations and many other courses.
For more information, please call 1-866-446-5934 or visit sivanandabahamas.org.