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RestoraTHAI© Yoga Teacher Training

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training + Thai Massage & RestoraTHAI Integration
An Integrated Practice of Healing

The world needs Restorative Yoga and Thai Massage more now than ever before! 

 

After a few years of uncertainty and significant change, these practices are so important. Among the enormous benefits these practices individually have, they both serve to calm the nervous system, ease the effects of anxiety plus boost immunity and overall health. Together they are a magical combination.

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Immerse yourself in this powerful combination of two traditional practices. 

This 45 hour training is running in 3 comprehensive modules.     

Full Immersion (45 hr): $800 +hst  

Two Modules (30 hr): $565 +hst 

One Module (15 hr): $298 +hst 

 

Register during the Earlybird interval and save 10%

Earlybird for the Restorative Training ends Feb 12th.

Earlybird for RestoraTHAI Integration ends April 2nd

Instalment payments can be arranged. And, a limited number of partial scholarships are available for those currently experiencing financial hardship. Contact us for details and to apply.

MODULE #1  • Restorative Essentials ONLINE

Pre-requisite: yoga experience OR the completion of 200+ hr Yoga Teacher Training 

This 15 Hr Restorative Essentials module will provide a solid foundation of material and knowledge about the restorative practice. It'll allow you to safely, effectively and confidently practice Restorative yoga with deeper understanding. If you are a certified yoga teacher, this module will allow you to lead restorative yoga classes utlizing a number of basic restorative postures.  

 

Module includes but is not limited to:

  • a variety of popular restorative poses including a number of variations to suit different body shapes 

  • an introduction to reading or 'seeing' bodies in restorative postures in order to prop effectively for the individual

  • comprehensive visual and verbal cueing for safe set up, entry and exit into & out of poses

  • efficient and effective propping techniques for optimum comfort and deep rest in each pose

  • how to prop with limited props

  • a focus on the nervous system or Master system and how this practice affects it & why

  • a brief look at restorative sequencing through the lens of the energy/prana body

  • allotted practice time with fellow students

MODULE #2 • Restoratives 2.0 ONLINE

Pre-requisite: Completion of 200+ hr YTT + minimum 12 hr Restorative Training

This 15 hr Restoratives 2.0 module will take you on a deeper dive into the poses providing a number of different options and set ups. And, we'll look deeper into the anatomy, subtle anatomy and science behind Restorative Yoga.

 

Module includes but is not limited to:

  • less 'common' restorative poses with variations

  • utilizing things in your environment to create sturdy, safe props when limited commercial props are available

  • tips on how to effectively offer Restorative Yoga online 

  • further exploration of the Master System and how it's influenced by this practice

  • more detailed look at the koshas especially the pranamaya kosha - how energy flows in restorative poses & ways in which sequencing can be themed around this knowledge

  • breathing techniques that can be utilized within class sequences to aid relaxation

  • sequencing restorative postures & exploring more about the effects of the postures 

  • allotted practice time 

MODULE #3 • RestoraTHAI© Integration In-Person

Pre-requisite: Completion of 200+ hr YTT + minimum 12 hr Restorative Training

 

This 15 hour Thai Massage Basics + Integration module includes but is not limited to:

 

  • the introduction (or review) and practice of basic Thai Massage touch techniques & methods, body alignment & positioning plus a brief introduction to a few energy lines (sip sen)

  • looking at restorative poses from the eye of the Thai Massage practitioner

  • learning how & when to share Thai Massage effectively and safely during a RestoraTHAI© class

  • integrating Metta Movement's Thai Massage cornerstones into this setting

  • discovering how this combination affects the central nervous system and prana body/sip sen

 

  Metta Movement Arts is a recognized School of Continuing Education (CYA-RYS-CE) and Tracey is a CYA-ERYT500  teacher with      the Canadian Yoga Alliance.

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Please Note:

• For Module 3, previous Thai Massage training is NOT required. 

• You will be expected to both give and receive Thai Massage touch techniques throughout Module 3 therefore all  required PPE protocol at the time of the course will be utilized for this in-person module. If you need to attend this module virtually, contact us. In this case, it will be necessary to have a person available in your home space to practice Thai Massage touch techniques on as well as guide through restorative yoga postures and sequences.   

• This RestoraTHAI training will NOT qualify you as a Thai Massage practitioner yet will provide you with valuable hands-on tools and touch techniques to use in your restorative yoga classes or during passive postures in other classes.