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Thai Massage & Wellness Courses

Thai Massage Short Course

LETHBRIDGE THAI MASSAGE & WELLNESS courses have opened theoretical and practical short-term courses for people interested in Thai Massage as a group, with at least four persons.

The duration of the training courses is around 2-4 days. It depends on the courses.

The learner will receive equipment and training manuals as follows:

  • Methodical Material
  • Thai Snack Break
  • Herbal Tea

International Certificates of Thai Massage & Wellness

Upon completion of the training, the International Certificate of THAI MASSAGE & WELLNESS is subsequently issued.​

Professional Thai Massage Level 1 (30 hours)

Level 1: Thai Traditional Massage is a solid foundation for students to learn all Thai massage techniques in the future. It is the BASE on which the subsequent levels of both traditional Thai massage and other therapeutic techniques will be formed. When studying Level 1, students will receive knowledge of 158 massage positions and techniques of Ancient Thai Traditional Massage. It usually takes 2-3 weeks to study the whole massage. But, thanks to the methodical Program of Thai Massage & Wellness.

The training program takes place over four days. It includes a History of Thai Traditional Massage, an examination of 158 positions, indications, contraindications, expected results from massage, practical exercises, and written and practical exams.

Training: 4 Days
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Training Program

Day 1-2:
09.00 Acquaintance with Thai traditional massage: History of Massage; Position of hands, fingers when performing massage; Contraindications and cautions to massage.
Lesson 1: Head Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 2: Facial Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 3: Back Massage – Back-side position: Demonstration / Practice

11.45-13.00 Lunch
Lesson 4: Back massage face down Demonstration / Practice

14.45-15.00 Break
A written exam. Practical lesson

16.00 – End of classes

Day 2-4:
09:00 Classes start: Exercises for the training of hands and fingers
Lesson 5: Hand Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 6: Abdominal Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 7: Foot Massage: Demonstration/Practice

11:45 - 13:00 Lunch
Exercise of all techniques and practical exam

14:45 - 15:00 Break
Training of all techniques and practical exam

16:00 End of classes and delivery of Certificates​

***A practical exam is part of the teacher's continuous evaluation of students' work during each lesson's practical lesson. The teacher adjusts the pupil to the full understanding and clear execution of all the positions for professional performance in his work in the future.

Thai Massage Level 2 (30 hours)

Thai Massage Level 3 (30 hours)

Thai Massage Level 4 (30 hours)

Thai Massage Level 5 (30 hours)

Man having back massage in the spa salon

Levels 1-5: Thai Massage 150 Hours Certification

The most comprehensive—intensive curriculum for learners seeking to become professional in the field of Thai massage: The 5 weeks/150 hours of training is complete with theory in Thai massage, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, contraindications, and understanding of quality Thai massage and qualify as a Thai Massage Therapist in Canada to perform with confidence and poise. The THAI MASSAGE 150 hours program will enable students to perform Thai massage safely and effectively. Thus, the graduates can offer professional Thai massage services to the public.

Course Summary

  • Prerequisite: 1-4
  • Duration: 150 Hours
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  • Thai Massage practice includes Thai Massage training combining all the knowledge from Traditional Thai Massage-Head & Face Massage - Thai Foot Massage, and additional training on Thai Massage variation techniques, healing massage, and Professional massage planning, review massage with the teacher.
  • 1 Day Thai Massage for senior persons at AdaptaCare Personal Care Homes Inc.
  • 1 Day Thai Traditional Medicine Herb packs preparation and massage modality.
  • 1/2 Day of practical examination exchange massage with student/ and written test.
  • 1/2 Day: Lecture on the Theory of Thai Massage, preparation of a good Thai massage, and Professional Ethics.

Note: Some activities may change due to availability, but all the hours will remain the same.

Thai Traditional Massage Apply on Table (30 hours)

Thai Table Massage is the most practical Thai massage for people who prefer to work with a massage table. A great complement to the spa is applying Thai massage with other massage modalities and herbal ball applications. The content of this course is based on the Foundation of Thai Massage (Level 1), unique revised positions appropriately and applicable on Table and maintains genuineness of Thai massage formalities. The purpose is to suit the physical demand and workspace of some practitioners and is applicable to beginners as well. Practice on a western style massage table with adjustable height for effective massage and body posture.

Training: 4 Days
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***A practical exam is part of the teacher's continuous evaluation of students' work during each lesson's practical lesson. The teacher adjusts the pupil to the full understanding and clear execution of all the positions for professional performance in his work in the future.

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Woman relaxing and having head massage

Thai Massage on the Chair (15 Hours)

Thai traditional massage on a chair can be studied by professionals and people without experience in the field. This massage technique allows you to perform massage in most places where there is a chair and does not require a special cabinet. Thai massage on the chair is designed for masters who provide office services or massage the entire family at home. This course will teach students to properly perform a back massage and massage the shoulders, neck, head, and hands in a sitting position or on a chair. Also, this massage gives an advantage to professionals who work in medical institutions to work with patients in wheelchairs. According to the study of the impact of Thai traditional massage on people with disabilities, excellent results were obtained in Thailand, which proved only the positive dynamics of the massage effect on the whole organism.

Training: 2 Days
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Thai Reflexology Foot Massage (15 hours)

​Thai Traditional Reflexology Foot Massage is a two-days Training Course. After the passed Course, you can professionally perform Thai Reflexology Foot Massage as a massage Therapist in Health Centers, in Massage clinics, and also at home with the family. Effectively developed method (UTTS )The Union of Thai Traditional Medicine society will help you enrich your knowledge and achieve the goal of providing professional Foot Massage for 2 days. The training program includes studying manual massage techniques and feet reflexology using a special wooden instrument.

Training: 2 Days
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Therapist giving relaxing traditional reflexology foot massage to a woman in spa

Training Program

Day 1:

9:00 Classes start acquaintance, exercises, and meditation.
9:15 Familiar with the history of massage, the body, hands, and feet position.

Lesson 1: Preparing Feet for Massage: Demonstration
Lesson 2: Leg Wrapping: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 3: Heating Techniques: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 4: Reflexology Points: Demonstration / Practice

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Lesson 4: Reflexology Points: Demonstration/Practice (continued)

14:45 - 15:00 Break
Repeat Lesson 1,2,3,4. Control points, direction, the force of pressing.

16:00 End of classes

​Day 2:

9:00 Classes start exercises and meditation.

Lesson 5: Leg Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 6: Hand-Brush Massage: Demonstration / Practice
Lesson 7: Shoulder Massage: Demonstration / Practice
A written exam

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Practical examination of the whole massage

14:45 - 15:00 Break
Practical examination of the whole massage

16:00 End of Classes and Presentation of Certificates​​

***A practical exam is part of the teacher's continuous evaluation of students' work during each practical lesson. The teacher adjusts the pupil to the full understanding and clear execution of all the positions for professional performance in his work in the future.



About Suthida Swanson(Apple)

Apple was born and raised in a village in Thailand-where life is simple and relaxed.

She began her Thai Massage and Thai traditional medicines’ tradition at 8 years old learned from her grandmother, a Thai midwife-nurse, and practices Thai traditional medicine and Thai massage in the Village of Thailand. She is a highly qualified Advanced Thai massage therapist, Registered instructor, REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST, OSTEOPATHIC MANUAL THERAPIST (CANADA).



  • 2022: The Manual Osteopathic College of Canada Manual Osteopathic Therapy Program
  • 2021: OMT. TRAINING-International Diploma in Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
  • 2020: OMT. TRAINING-International Diploma in Dry Needling/Medical Acupuncture
  • 2018: Thai Warrior Massage Academy - ®Thai Warrior Massage and Trainer by Jack Shaman
  • 2018: Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai GCT - TEACHER TRAINING
  • 2017: Thai Massage & Spa Studio Academy Thai Spa Specialist All Level
  • 2016: MaKami College Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma 3000 hour
  • 2015: The Union of Thai Traditional medicine society Teacher of Thai Massage for health, Branch of Thai Medicine
  • 2014: Nerve Touch Thai Massage (Jap Sen) & Thai Herbal Massage – Lek Chaya
  • 2013: CDI RMT COLLEGE Massage Diploma 2200 hours
  • 2011: CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY Higher Grad. Dip. Clin. Sci. (Rehabilitation Medicine)
  • 2009: CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY Faculty of Medicine
  • 2006: VCC Nursing (BScN/Rehabilitation ) Advanced Entry
  • 2000: Wat Po Traditional Medical School Thai Pharmacy, Thai midwife-nurse, Thai medicine, and Thai massage

*General Rules and Regulations*

  1. Students must be punctual, and registration for each lesson is required. Students are not allowed to sign in on behalf of other students.
  2. Absence is not permitted. If absent due to illness, a doctor's note must be presented to the Head Instructor before a student resumes attendance. For unavoidable business trips, the Head Instructor must be informed beforehand to be excused from class.
  3. The Thai Massage & Wellness reserves the right to provide repeat classes or examinations for absentees. Students are best advised to be present at all times as it is their responsibility to catch up with missed lessons or examinations.
  4. A certificate will only be awarded to students who have attended over 90% of class hours, have achieved satisfactory results in the examinations of at least 75% and fulfilled a stated number of hours for case studies. Re-examination is obliged for students whose results do not meet the standard. An additional fee will be charged for all examination re-takes.
  5. Students are expected to attend classes properly groomed at all times.
  6. Students are required to practice with each other during practical sessions.
  7. To avoid class disturbance, photos, and video recordings during lessons are not allowed.
  1. Smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages, and using narcotics are strictly prohibited in Thai Massage & Wellness. Any student under the influence of any of the above will be dismissed.
  2. Eating and drinking are not allowed in the classrooms.
  3. Mobile phones must be turned off once inside the classrooms.
  4. A student is provided with a locker to keep personal belongings. The deposit will be returned once the assigned locker is vacated and the locker key is returned to Thai Massage & Wellness.
  5. All students are expected to look after their personal properties. The academy will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal items kept in the lockers or elsewhere in the Thai Massage & Wellness premises.
  6. Students are expected to properly use and respect properties, facilities, and equipment belonging to Thai Massage & Wellness. Students will be responsible to pay for repair or replacement for any damage caused due to negligence and recklessness.
  7. The Thai Massage & Wellness reserves the right to change training schedules when necessary. Students will be notified as early as possible.
  8. The Thai Massage & Wellness reserves the right to expel any student who fails to comply with academy regulations or whose behavior and conduct negatively affect the reputation and operation of the Thai Massage & Wellness. No tuition fee refund will be provided for expulsion.
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Thai massage for women hands stretch

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