This training is aimed at yoga teachers who wish to enrich their class with techniques from Thai Yoga Massage and cultivate awareness of touch. It also aims at experienced yoga practitioners who want to incorporate elements from Thai Massage and partner yoga into their practice. Participants will receive the instructor’s manual as well as a 40-hour attendance certificate.
In the seminar we will practice:
🤲Therapeutic pressure techniques from Thai massage, such as pressure with the palms, thumbs, elbows, knees and feet.
🤲 Therapeutic movement techniques, such as rocking and harmonics that promote the functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system (relaxation response).
🤲 Passive stretching techniques
🤲 Application of the above techniques in the adjustments of yoga postures and during savasana.
🤲 Ergonomics and body posture, to lessen the fatigue during adjustments.
🤲 Exercises on the awareness of touch and meditation on the awareness of the body.
🤲Daily morning asana-pranayama-meditation practice.
17.30: Meeting in Neohori, the nearest village and transfer to the land.
07.00-09.00: Meditation, Pranayama, Vinyasa Yoga
11.00-13.30: Thai Massage
17.00-19.30: Thai Massage
07.00-10.00: Practice what you’ve learned!:
We create an one-hour yoga class in which we apply the techniques we’ve learned. We will work in couples, alternating the roles of student and teacher. At the end we will give and receive feedback from our couple.
10.30: Brunch and preparation for departure
The seminar will take place in the beautiful forest of Pelion, at the Wild Forest Retreat center. We will spent a week off-grid, use solar energy, drink spring water, eat organic food and live in the forest, with zero air, light and sound pollution. It is possible to stay in a tent or in an ecological house together with other participants. At the moment, it is not possible to stay in a single room.
Meals are vegetarian or vegan, made from organic ingredients and fresh vegetables from the garden. We recommend intermittent fasting or a light snack for the evening. For this reason no dinner is provided. Nevertheless, anyone who wishes, can prepare their food in the outdoor kitchen.
550 euros: Bring your own tent
600 euros: Shared tent
700: Shared room in the eco houses
A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price and should be paid before 14/06.
The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled after 15/4.
The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
You will find information about the place:
and on the website: http://piliosangeet.com.gr/wild-forest-retreat/