Here on TraditionalBodywork.com we’ve currently listed more than 200 Thai Massage Training Schools in Thailand. In this post we’ll take a look at the 5 most popular Thai Massage Course subjects.
1. Thai Massage
The definite number 1 is, without any surprise, Traditional Thai Massage with 227 schools and trainers that offer introductory, advanced, and or Thai Massage therapy courses. Most introductory courses take 4 to 5 days to complete. Often various levels of training are offered, sometimes up to 5 or 6 levels, each with a duration of about 5 study days.
2. Thai Foot Massage & Reflexology
Providing Thai Foot Massage training courses and classes lists second with 120 trainers across the country. Foot Massage & Reflexology courses and classes most often have a duration of about 2 to 3 days.
3. Thai Oil Massage & Aromatherapy
Thai Oil Massage & Aromatherapy courses are almost as popular as Thai Foot massage. We’ve counted 106 training providers in Thailand. Thai Oil Massage and Aromatherapy courses most likely take up from 3 to 5 days.
4. Thai Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob)
Thai Hot Herbal Packs and Compress Massage (in Thailand called Luk Pra Kob) comes fourth with about 75 providers offering training courses. Very much depending on the depth of the course (sen lines, knowledge of herbs and packs preparation, and so on) these classes have a duration of 1 up to 5 days.
5. Thai Tok Sen
And finally, Thai Tok Sen course offerings, which over the years has seen a significant rise in popularity with today more than 40 Thai Spa and Massage schools that provide courses and workshops. Tok Sen courses generally take up 2 to 4 training days.