Sunshine House is part of the NGO Metta-morphosis.

OsteoThai for the Main Joints with David Lutt

21st - 26th June 2017




Easing joint mobility of the upper and lower limbs  (ankle, knee, hip joint, shoulder, elbow and wrist)

The joint system is often forgotten in Thai massage. We work around the joint, mainly its tendinous system, but unfortunately, we don’t treat the joint itself. Osteopathy is then very helpful to release the energy blocked in the joints. Thus the energy released will help the patient’s body to gain vitality and to use it for a faster recovery. Asking for a more precise touch and a better understanding of joint biomechanics we will explore each joint of the lower and upper limbs. Movement and mobility, the real obsession of osteopaths, will be back, together with rhythm, coordination and joint integrity. This class will give you precise techniques and useful tools to treat and free joints such as ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, wrist or elbow.


Course content

how to restore joint mobility and release energy blocks in the main joints : foot, ankle, knee, hip joint, shoulder, elbow, wrist) with techniques coming from osteopathy and advanced Thai massage.

very traditional in osteopathy is the General Treatment focusing on the joints. The aim is to harmonise and stabilise the body by mobilising each and every joint.
The 3 “R” law : Rhythm, Rotation and Routine.

how to approach a joint with active (pumping, recoil, impulse, rocking) and passive (fascia and connective tissues work) techniques.


Let’s discover how it is possible to integrate a joint workout into our Thai massage routine to get a fluid treatment mixing continuity and change of rhythms. The concept of Periphery-Central axis integration


The facilitator

David Lutt is a licensed osteopath combining his expertise and love of osteopathy, Thai-yoga massage and zen shiatsu. He is the co-founder of Osteothai and initiator of Dynamic Thai Massage. He has a Thai massage and Osteothai school in France, Lulyani (www.lulyani.com) He has spent 4 years living in Asia (India and Thailand) immersing himself in yoga, shiatsu, Vipassana meditation and traditional Thai massage. In Thailand, he studied mainly under Asokananda and Ajahn Chaiyuth Priyasith, who was and is still his real inspiration. He runs Thai massage and Osteo Thai courses all over the world. And his love for movement, rhythm and fluidity makes him enjoy capoeira, swimming in the sea and… football!



Arrival: 21st June evening – 6pm Dinner - 8pm Introduction
Departure: 26th June after 6pm

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