Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Preparing for your Thai Massage Course

Planning to learn Thai Massage? It helps to be prepared especially with functional anatomy.  Understanding functional anatomy of the human body will get you to appreciate how the body moves and what massage does for it. In a way learning functional anatomy lets you look under the skin to understand your work. To help you do this and so you maximize the learning in your course here is our list:
Resources for preparing for your Thai Massage course
  1. See Gunther Von Hagen’s enlightening series on movement, circulation, digestion.You can also see them on our site.
  2. Understand the anatomy of the spine. Here is great video on how the spine works and what happens with a spinal disc herniation
  3. Get a copy of Claire Davies “Self-Treatment Guide to Trigger point Therapy” and start working on your small aches and pains.
  4. Locate all of these muscles on a 3D software like Zygote or the Biodigital Human. Understand their insertion and origin.
  • Anterior tibialis
  • Peroneus group

  • Iliotibial band

  • Quadriceps 

  • Hamstrings
  • 
Adductors

  • Gluteus group: Maximus, Medius, Minimus

  • Tensor fascia Latae
  • Erector Spinae 

  • Psoas group

  • Shoulder Rotator cuff

  • Pectoral 

  • Levator scapula

  • Scalenes 

  • Sternocleidomastoid

Now you can make the most out of your Thai Massage course.

3 comments:

  1. Excellent videos and links. I highly recommend them.

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  2. Great help Cyriac!!Many thanks! Blessings

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