December 13, 2023
Thai Herbal Ball Massage with Peter Shin LMT
Thai Herbal Ball Massage is a method of treatment utilized in traditional Thai medicine. This herbal therapy was designed to relieve pain and inflammation. A selection of therapeutic herbs, including phrai, ginger, turmeric and lemongrass, are wrapped in a muslin compress, steamed and then applied to the body in gentle pressing, circular and rolling movements. These herbs have the following benefits:
It induces deep relaxation, relieves stress and fatigue, boosts both emotional and physical well-being, assists alignment and postural integrity of the body, improves circulation of blood and lymph and stimulates the internal organs
Prerequisite: none Time allotment: 4 hours
After this lesson the student should be able to
- Have an understanding of the use of Thai herbal balls and its benefits
- Demonstrate the proper use of Thai herbal balls including sanitation and preparation.
- Demonstrate assessment and treatment plan
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: Lecture, demonstrations and practical assessments will be used in this course.The students time during this course is allocated among a set of interrelated activities, including lecture and classroom discussions, group preparation of in class assignments. Students will be required to provide models when needed.
Day 1 4 hours preparation and use of Thai herbal ball massage Total Continuing education hours 4
Instructor: Peter Shin LMT
RSVP - class size is limited.