The Fine Art of Thai Massage School in Chiang Mai | Review

Published | Updated November 22, 2018
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The Fine Art of Thai Massage School in Chiang Mai | Review

The Fine Art of Thai Massage School is a Thai Massage training provider located in Chiang Mai. Therdchai Chumphoopong – aka Mac – is the founder and teacher of the school, which has been running for 15 years. As many Thais, he was born into Thai Massage – his mother was a practitioner and teacher -, and he started studying it formally when he was 17 and now he has already 25 years of experience as a teacher. His brother is also a Thai Massage practitioner and teacher, currently living and working in Lille, France.

He offers an intensive Traditional Thai Massage Course, divided into 3 levels throughout a period of 4 weeks. Level 1 is a Beginner Course (30 hours); Level 2 is the Advanced Course (30 hours); afterwards there is a “Supervised practice and feedback” time, a week of compulsory practice but necessary if you wish to receive the certificate at the end of the course; and Level 3 is the Therapeutic Thai Massage Course (30 hrs), a week where you learn about acupressure points, Tok Sen and Herbal Compresses, as well as go deeper into other subjects and techniques previously studied.

Beginners and experienced therapists are welcome, and you can take extra weeks of practice to continue your studies, as well as study the different levels at different times of the year. The certificate offered is a Diploma accredited by the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, and it is given upon Mac’s assessment and your completion of the basic program (Level 1 + 2 + a week of supervised practice).

In addition, Mac also offers a Teacher Training course, in the traditional way, sitting at the feet of the master, observing, practicing, for a longer period of time. That means that he offers students the possibility, upon his agreement, to assist him for a month and help him in on his path to become a teacher.

The school offers a daily vegetarian lunch for the students during the course days (included in the course fee), and also 3 options of accommodation, always practical for those studying for a longer period there.

The courses start every month, so the first week of the month the course given is always Level 1, the second week is Level 2, and so on. The class size is for up to 12 students, and it is wise to contact them in advance to check for availability and schedule.


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