THAI MASSAGE BEGINNERS
100hrs ONLINE COURSE WITH PAU CASTELLSAGUÉ
A deep revolution in the way we move, interact, communicate and specially… the way we touch.
Upon completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of attendance from the International Society of Thai Yoga Massage (Sunshine Network).
This course was created by Asokananda, the first westerner to write about Thai Massage in English/German. Asoka’s dedication, study and curiosity has been of great importance for the Northern Style of Thai Massage to expand limitlessly through the globe.
His main teachers Chayuth and Pischest are the two Thai masters behind everything we will share in this class. Today, Pichest is still teaching his unique and precise Static style with a strong emphasis on the principles of touch, body position and the use of gravity. Chayuth’s Dynamic approach, based on releasing tension through movement, rocking techniques and harmonic waves is the perfect complement to achieve relaxation, integration and flow.
The combination of this two pillars of the northern style of Thai massage offers a holistic experience, a co-created Sacred Dance, a journey of mindfulness, balancing energy physically and emotionally with the ultimate goal of opening the heart for both, giver and receiver.
595€ Before Sept 1st
528€ Final Price
* Option to pay in Installments
October 17 / 9h or 18h Opening
October 24 / 9h or 18h
October 31 / 9h or 18h
November 7 / 9h or 18h
November 14 / 9h or 18h
November 21 / 9h or 18h
November 28 / 9h or 18h
December 7 / 9h or 18h
December 14 / 9h or 18h Closing
*Barcelona time zone
From pedagody and methodology to all kinds of practices. Also quizzes and plenty of games to support your learning process.
Students will receive a certificate of attendance from the International Society of Thai Yoga Massage (Sunshine Network).
2 different schedules for the different time zones around the world. All Classes will be recorded and available afterward.
Download and print your own manual.
Revisit anytime you want to deepen your practice
I left my life-long yoga studio to come to Omshanti. I came in with reluctance, without conviction (Due to the “attachment” to my old teacher) without knowing very well what I would find. That’s a few years ago. And I found a generous yoga studio, where everything is done from the heart, with a lot of love and humility, a family that opens its doors to everyone, who welcomes and accompanies. At Omshanti I really understood the meaning of the Sangha. Now I feel part of it.
Thanks to all, teachers, colleagues, friends.
I discovered Omshanti for the first time about 6 years ago (2012). It was in a Calçotada. I arrived without knowing anyone and the first thing I remember is a huge table in the garden full of delicious food. People of all ages, children playing… it did not give the impression of a Yoga studio, it seemed more like a Sunday family gathering. Since that time life has given me the fortune of returning to Omshanti almost every year.
Today I would say that for me Omshanti is where my Catalan family lives. It is that place in the middle of my trips, away from Argentina, where I feel like home, a place where I can rest. Each course is a family sharing, each stay is a break, and each teacher a friend of the soul.
I arrived at Omshanti in 2013, looking for a place to attend yoga classes. For years I practiced yoga and had been in different studios, and from the beginning, I saw that Omshanti was different. Here I felt like home. Omshanti is much more than a yoga studio, it’s a family, and this is noted with the always warm, loving and lively welcome you receive from everyone: from the Castellsagué siblings, who love the project and open the doors of his house; all the teachers who are completely delivered and put so much love in all their classes; and the crew who works to make the studio always beautiful, clean and inviting. It is impossible not to love Omshanti and its people.
I arrived with the intention to join some yoga classes, but I received a lot more. In Omshanti I have practiced yoga, but I also had the opportunity to help cook, clean, paint, fix the house, pick up wood, make a garden … I have been able to enjoy beautiful sunsets, the tranquility of the garden, the hours of conversations in a very good company …
There has been calçotades, dinners and celebrations, and I have always attended them with a great joy from my heart, because when you love something, you do everything you can so more people can also enjoy it.
Omshanti gives you so much! Without realizing you see that your inner vision of the world is changing. And it is that in Omshanti you can check how the power of yoga coming from classes impregnates throughout the house, in everything that is done. For those who think that yoga is only about doing some postures, at Omshanti you will be able to experience that yoga is a lot more, it is a way of living and yoga can be practiced 24 hours a day in everything you do.
Thank you very much for every family!
Omshanti is a place that feels like home. My first experience at Omshanti was as a student for a 12-day Thai Massage course. The space that has been created at Omshanti is so inviting- comfortable dorm room, many areas to sit and eat either talking with other students or in solitude with your thoughts, and the shala… let me just say you can feel the love that went into building the shala the second you walk in.
Now- as the course organizer for Birthlight On Tour- every year, I offer a 6-day retreat at Omshanti. Next year will be our 4th year and the reasons I keep coming back are many. Not only is Omshanti easy to reach from Barcelona, but the food is delicious, every prop you could need is available, and working with Mireia, Wari and Pau is always a worry-free and wonderful experience.
Our Thai Massage teaching is inspired by the Dhamma and instruction of two masters Chayuth and Pichest of Northern Thailand, as well as the teachings of Asokananda and the beautiful combination of Yoga, Thai Massage, Vipassana and Metta.
True Thai Massage cannot exist without this melting pot of healing ingredients. Chayuth for his dynamic, unstructured, shamanic approach and Pichest for his devotion, prayer and precision, which have both helped and inspired many seekers along the way.
We are also deeply inspired by the work of Asokananda. Originally from Germany, Asokananda is the founding member of the Sunshine Network, a group of connected friends from around the world who teach and practice a spiritual life by means of Thai massage, Yoga, Tai Chi Chuan and meditation.
He was the first person to write about Thai massage in English in “The Art of Traditional Thai massage” in the 1990s. He came to set up his massage school in the north of Thailand, in a Lahu hill tribe village, close to Chiang Mai.
One of the few great Masters of Thai Massage in the 20th century. His profound understanding of the flow of energy has been an inspiration for many practitioners.
The best known living Thai Massage Master from Thailand. His influence is vast, his radiation intense, and many contemporary Western Thai Massage teachers are or have been influenced by his style, methods, and techniques.
The leading Western teacher of Traditional Thai Yoga Massage. He researched and taught Thai massage, yoga and Vipassana meditation for more than 15 years.
Thai Massage dates back to the time of the Buddha, in the land of India. Dr. Shivago, a hermit and healer, would accompany the Buddha and his Sangha as they would travel throughout the land delivering dharma (teachings). He performed bodywork on the Buddha to help him to stay healthy on his extended travels. He would teach this form of bodywork, along with herbal remedies, proper nutrition and meditation to the monks and nuns.