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WatPo Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School

Welcome to the original Thai medical and massage school.Here the place where the heritage of Thais' wisdoms in traditional medicine have been instructed and developed through a long and continually practical implementation.

Conform to the harmony living of human and nature including with a delicate and gentle character of traditional Thainess, Thai traditional massage and medicine is a folk medicine that have been broadly satisfied from time to time. Moreover, WatPoThai massage becomes one of the most world-wide recognized therapeutic and relaxing massage style.

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Annual holiday 2014

Wat Po October 14-16, 2014 Chiang Mai October 13-19, 2014
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Thai Massage



  • For more information please contact Tel. 0 2622 3551
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Professional Thai Massage Therapy I

Professional Thai Massage Therapy I - 200 hours

The 5 week course is presently offered to everybody interested in seriously studying the art of Thai therapeutic massage. The 200 hour course comprises 32 hours theoretical study about health science and traditional medicine, 82 hours Thai therapeutic massage and advanced Thai ascetic self stretching, and 86 hours professional training.

After experiencing the art of traditional Thai massage in the “professional Thai massage for health” course, this sophisticated course provides serious training to show the students the original aspiration and full potential of Thai massage. Massage as a traditional Thai medical practice is able to cure diseases and restore health. The students will study the required methods and techniques to treat at least 25 ailments; e.g. frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, stiff neck, ankle and wrist sprain, etc.

Course schedule:
The 5 week course is offered every 3 months, starting on the 2nd Monday of the month. The study takes place from Monday till Saturday from 9:00 to 17:00. Students are required to stay at the school's hostel in Salaya for 26 days.

Class for 2014 are: 1st Class: February 3 to March 4, 2nd Class: May 5 to June 3, 3rd Class: August 4 to September 2, 4th Class: November 3 to December 2

Prerequisite:
Appilicants must complete the “professional Thai massage for health” course.

Apply:
Apply before the start of the class until the 2nd Monday of the month

Class Time:
From 9 AM to 5 PM for 5 weeks Monday thru Saturday.

Fee:
42,000 Baht.

Salaya Campus:
Chetawan Health School

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Professional Thai Massage for Health

Professional Thai Massage for Health - 165 hours

This Professional Thai massage for Health for 165 hours which is comprises of 100 hours of practical session and 65 hours for theoretical session and examination. (with anatomy and physiology for 24 hours, Thai traditional medicine, pharmacy and massage for 36 hours) You will learn how to perform Thai Massage for Health on the whole body, herbal massage vs. herbal sauna and head, back and shoulder massage in the sitting position properly. You will be able to determine what kind of massage that the patient need for the whole session.and Ascetic self-stretching. It takes about 26 days to complete. This course will offer each month start on the first day of the month except Sunday.

*Students in this course are required to stay at the school’s hostel. Apply Before the class until the 1st of the month.

Class Time:
From 9 AM to 5 PM for 26 Days Monday - Saturday.

Fee:
30,000 Baht (include books)

Location:
Chetawan Health school in Salaya branch only

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Spa : Body Treatment

Spa : Body Treatment - 120 hours

Class schedule:
1) Oil Massage 6 days
2) Scrub Sauna Mask and Waxing 5 days
3) Anti - Cellulite Massage 4 days

Class Time:
From 9 AM to 4 PM

Location:
Chetawan health school in Salaya.

Fee:
25,000 Baht (include books)

Class schedule:
on every 2 month on the 2nd Monday of January, March, May , July, Septemeber, and November for 20 days except Sunday. Class will be completed on Tuesday of the 4th week

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Oil Massage and Aromatherapy

Oil Massage and Aromatherapy - 30 Hours

Even the science of oil massage are originated from the west, Thais also uses fragrances and herbs is traditional healthcare for long time ago. WatPo's oil massage technique to manipulate the relax-able feeling. Rubbing and stroking through Thai massage lines all over the body apparently reveal you the differential experience of oil massage. Practical Session

  • Property of western and eastern aroma
  • Massage technique and procedure

Fee :
7,500 Baht.

Class hours:
9 a.m. to 4 pm.

Course starting :
7 days a week at Watpo school and Chetawan TM school at ChaengWatthana or
6 days a week from Monday to saturday for Chetawan school in Salaya and Chaingmai.

Method of payment:
Cash , credit card ( Visa and master card) or Money Transfer

Required documents :
3 pictures of you by 2 inches size and a copy of your photo passport.

Prerequisite :
Appilicants must complete the General Thai Massage Course (1) before attending for this course from the Wat Po School or all 3 Chetawan Schools

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Advanced Medical Thai Massage

The Advanced Medical Thai Massage - 60 Hours

Teaches the fundamentals of Thai Massage Points and Lines for relief of more than 50 minor ailments, such as muscle sprains and pains, tennis elbow, stiffness of the neck, lower back pains, muscle cramps, muscle fatigue, muscle stiffness, muscular discomfort, and nervous tension.It also helps to make muscles, joints and tendons suppler.Thai Medical Massage is helpful in preventing the atrophy (wasting away) of muscles in paralyzed patients and elderly people who are unable to exercise.The first 4 days consists of the Theory of Anatomy and Physiology, Thai Massage Lines, and Thai Herbal Medicine.

Fee :
14,000 baht.

Class hours :
From 9 AM to 4 PM for 10 days.
- Wat Po School Bangkoko starts on Monday (2nd) and Monday (4th) of each month.
- Chetawan Health School in Salaya start on 1st Monday of each month.

Prerequisite :
Student must complete the General Thai Massage Course (1) before attending for this course from the Wat Po School or all 3 Chetawan Schools in Salaya, Chaeng Watthana and Chiang Mai.

Method of payment:
Cash , credit card ( Visa and master card) or Money Transfer

Required documents :
3 pictures of you by 2 inches size and a copy of your photo passport.

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Foot Massage

Foot Massage Course - 30 Hours

Study foot massage method that integrate the knowledge of Chinese reflexology points with the most relaxing Wat Po massage techniques. Thai massage practically starts at the sole of the lift foot to stimulate the wind element and to balance all of four elements in human body (earth, water, wind and fire). Moreover, pressing and massaging through reflexology points are benefited to regain and improve activities of internal organs. Practical session only

  • Introduction to Thai massage and foot massage
  • Precaution and prohibition of foot massage
  • Foot reflexology points - Massage technique, step and procedure
  • We Welcome customers and give recommendations

Fee :
7,500 Baht.

Course starting :
7 days a week at Watpo school and Chetawan TM school at ChaengWatthana or
6 days a week from Monday to saturday for Chetawan school in Salaya and Chaingmai.

Class hours :
From 9 AM to 4 PM for 5 consecutive days unless otherwise pre-arranged.

Method of payment:
Cash , credit card ( Visa and master card) or Money Transfer

Required documents :
3 pictures of you by 2 inches size and a copy of your photo passport.

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General Thai Massage

General Thai Massage Course - 30 Hours

Join the hands-on original Thai massage class that is worldwide acknowledged as the WatPo massage style. Starting from basic to a practical skill, students are trained to do massage for relaxation, relieving muscular fatigue and pain, reducing tension and headaches, and regaining muscular and joints mobility. Thai massage is obviously help not only to stimulate the circulation of blood and lymphatic system, but also improve the body immunity for anti-aging and longvity. Practical session

  • Introduction to Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Massage
  • Precaution and Prohibition of Thai Massage
  • Masseur/Masseuse posture
  • Massage position, technique, step and procedure
  • Welcome and give advise to customers

Course starting :
7 days a week at Watpo school and Chetawan TM school at ChaengWatthana or
6 days a week from Monday to saturday for Chetawan school in Salaya and Chaingmai.

Course duration :
5 days (30 hours) or Pre-arrangement

Class hours :
9 am – 4 pm

Course fees :
9,500 Bahts

Method of payment:
Cash , credit card ( Visa and master card) or Money Transfer

Required documents :
3 pictures of you by 2 inches size and a copy of your photo passport.

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