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Therapeutic Thai and Osteo Retreat with Patrick Tanner

26th June – 1st July 2018

This course focuses on Thai and Osteo techniques for mobilising the thorax to improve the circulatory system. This includes the ribcage, diaphragm, heart, lungs and circulatory system.

The mobility of the thorax is vital to the function of the diaphragm, the lungs, the heart and its circulation. Immobility leads to tension of the fascia in the thorax. This affects the mobility of the heart and can lead to stagnation of the blood flow.

The blood supply to the organs and cells is very important. In Osteopathy a lot of attention is paid to a free blood supply. If restricted, it can cause many problems and is the cause of many diseases.

Our aim is to provide good blood flow throughout the body. We mobilise the ribcage and diaphragm with techniques from Thaimassage and osteopathy. The techniques we learn in this workshop can be well integrated in your existing Thaimassage routines.

We discuss diagnostic tools for trouble areas to improve your treatment-plan. Participants can easily integrate the newly learned techniques into their existing routines.

Course prerequisites: The course is open for all Thai massage therapists, who have finished a 10-day basic course in traditional Thai massage (doesn’t matter which school or teacher)

The course is held in English.

Day 1: Anatomy, biomechanics & practical techniques for the thoracical spine and ribs
Day 2: Anatomy & practical techniques for the intra-thoracical fascias
Day 3: Anatomy, biomechanics & practical techniques for the Shoulder
Day 4: Anatomy, biomechanics & practical techniques for the diaphragm and lungs
Day 5: Anatomy, biomechanics & practical techniques for the heart & the arm and legs fascias.

Patrick Tanner lives close to Basel/Switzerland and is Massage-, Shiatsu-, Thaimassage therapist and Osteopath. Since 2000 he is training intensively with this therapies and working in his busy practice in Itingen. He is founder of Thaimassage Vacanza in Switzerland. He is teaching regularly Massage-, Shiatsu and Thai-and-Osteo courses. He is looking forward to sharing his osteopathic knowledge in this course.

06:00 Wake up gong
06:15 – 07:00 Morning meditation
07:00 – 08:30 Yoga/movement
08:30 – 09:30 Breakfast (in Summer beach swim sometimes)
10:00 – 13:30 Main class – Session 1
13:30 – 15:30 Lunch & siesta
15:30 – 19:00 Main class – Session 2
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner
21:00 – 22:00 Chanting / Dancing / Metta meditation or free time
22:30 Quiet time

For more info and registration please contact info@thaimassage.gr

Start Date: 26th June at 6pm

Finish Date: 1st July at 2pm (after lunch)

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