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Herbal Compress introduction workshop

Our herbal introduction workshop is the perfect place to start your journey into the powerful world of traditional Thai medicine and bodywork.

If you’re even just a little bit witchy you’re going to love this workshop. We will be crushing herbs, plants, roots and leaves to make incredible healing massage balls that will transform your way of massaging the body.

Spend an enlightening and exciting day with us and have your mind blown as you learn about magical healing herbs from Thailand. We will teach you how to make medicinal formulas to use with the steam heated bundles.

If you are ready to transform your massage practice this is seriously THE most amazing tool.

Let’s explore…

We will explore the therapeutic properties of individual herbs and roots and your individual compress can be tailor made by you, for you. Click here to find out more about the preparations for this workshop.

Students will learn how to apply compresses to use over the whole body.

You’ll also learn invaluable Thai Massage skills – a delightful and unique form of bodywork – starting with a brief talk about Thai anatomy (Earth, Water, Fire and Wind elements and the layers and textures of the body).

An insight into Thai herbal medicine and bodywork

We take a short look at the history of the Thai medical system before we get into the juicy practical hands-on techniques that will certainly feel fantastic to give and receive. This is an insightful day, designed to encourage connection, awareness and appreciation for the body.

You will then be guided through effective ways to massage the skin, fascia and muscles as well as learning to give passive stretches to create space, movement and fluidity and really open up the body.

This day is a snapshot of how we present our courses and is recommended for anyone interested in full training.

Date: 25th January 2021

Your Investment: £396 (incl VAT). This includes all materials. Each student will take home at least one compress. Book early as spaces are limited.

Venue: Bhuti, Hill Rise, Richmond, TW10 6UB

Time: 10am – 5pm

I did the Herbal Compress course with Natasha in April 2017 and it was the perfect introduction to this herbal compresses. Not only did we have fun crushing and mixing all of the herbs, and making our own compresses, but we had enough time to practice using them on each other and take some home for further practice. Natasha puts a lot of time, love and energy into preparing this course by sourcing all of the herbs and materials for us. I would really recommend this two-day course to any Thai Massage practitioners who are looking for an introduction to Herbal Compresses and learning how to incorporate it into their practice.

Dana A

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Do I need previous experience of massage to sign up?

This course is for complete beginners or existing therapists who want to incorporate herbal compresses into their existing practice.

Do I need to bring anything?

We will send you a small list of equipment to bring, most of which you will already have in your kitchen.

How many compresses will I make?

Usually we make 1 or 2 different recipes and you will take home yours to use and practice with.

HI, I’M NATASHA

I’ve been practising Thai yoga massage for 30 years and teaching incredible practitioners like you since 2005.

I’m a dissection and anatomy geek and love bringing my in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of the human body to my training.

I’m also a purist. The Thai yoga massage you learn with me is true therapeutic bodywork, learned in Thailand and based on traditional Buddhist medicine. You won’t find this level of training anywhere else in the UK.