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Sat, Apr 22


Excitari Wellness Center


Thai massage and Traditional Thai medicine training with Sebastian Bruno coming from his home in Thailand to Medford NJ, 7-Day training to learn the foundation of Thai Massage in the context of Thai Healing Arts understanding its origins and applications

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Time & Location

Apr 22, 7:00 PM – Apr 28, 7:00 PM

Excitari Wellness Center, 30 Jackson Rd Suite D 101, Medford, NJ 08055, USA


About the event

T​o understand Thai Bodywork we need to look at it in the context of Traditional Thai Medicine (TTM).

TTM is composed of five roots:

  • Internal Medicine: mostly the medicinal use of herbs and minerals
  • External Medicine: Thai Bodywork, Chiropractics, scraping, cupping, medicated oils, balms, herbal compresses etc.
  • Divinatory Sciences: The use of numerology, palmistry and Jyotish Astrology to understand tendencies towards imbalance.
  • Spirit Science: Shamanism, mantras, incantations, Sak Yan (magical tattoo), working with deities etc.
  • Buddhist Medicine: The use of Buddhist principles to eradicate suffering (can be seen as the psychological branch of the system).

​Thai Massage has become an increasingly popular healing modality all around the world. 

Yet, to fully tap into its potential, power and effectiveness one needs to understand and apply it within the context of the medicinal system it came from- Traditional Thai Medicine.

Learn the foundation of Thai Massage in the context of Thai Healing Arts. Understanding its origins and evolution, and the theory behind the practice.

As a natural medicine TTM, like Ayurveda, uses the Five Element Theory to understand individuality and diagnose imbalances.

As a spiritual practice it incorporates the Buddhist principles of Vipassana (mindfulness) and the Four Brahamaviharas (Divine states of Mind) - Metta, Karuna, Mudita and Uppekha (loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity).

As a physical practice, powerful stretches and deep acupressure are applied carefully along the body as a fluid, meditative dance; creating a relaxed supported bodywork that allows a profound sense of space and relaxation, bringing opposites (yin/yang, solar/lunar , masculine/feminine) into union.

What will you learn?

- Intro to Thai Massage & Thai Medicine

- Figureheads of TTM

- Wai Khru

- Roots of Thai Medicine

- 6 Element Model

- 5 Layers of the Body

- Sen

- Bhramaviharas

- Daily cycles

- Causes of Imbalance

- Medicinal tastes

- Bodywork practice

- And more….


What does your tuition pay for ?

6 Daily classes, 2 meals per day and a snack.

6:30-9:00am- Mouna practice ( silence practice)

6:30-7:30am- physical movement practice to give  the bodyworker's body self care different modalities  accessible to all levels : vinyasa yoga, tai chi, Reusi dat ton (thai yoga), elemental embodiment practices

7:30-8:00am meditation and breath techniques 

8:00-9:00am - Organic, locally sourced breakfast , warm gluten free porridges, fresh fruits and nuts. 

9:00-12:00pm - Bodywork with Sebastian 

12:00- 2:00pm - Organic, locally sourced buddha bowls with a variety of individual protein selections, gluten free ( vegetarian, fish, meat, and vegan possibilities)  One hour Break

2:00-5:00pm- Bodywork with Sebastian

(4:00 pm protein snack)

What will it feel like ?

Arrival on April 22nd, a complimentary yoga class and group dinner will greet you should you like to partake. Class at 4pm and dinner at 6pm

Classes run the folllowing six days finishing on the evening of April 28th. 

Should you need sleeping accommodations:  dormitory style coed accommodations will be available at the center itself for an additional $220 per person for the six nights of the course. Please email me ahead of time for reserving sleeping space. 

We are located in a convenient walkable area of town, dinner each night is up to you, some students will choose to fast. In the immediate walking vicinity is sushi, organic grocery take away, starbucks, hoagie shops and pizza places. 

At the center showers, amenities, infrared heated yoga room and the opportunity to make private appointments with Sebastian, or psychics, nutritional consultants, acupuncture, sound healers and shamanic energy work in your evenings at whatever their individual pricing is. 

We will have a small excursion during the week, surprise!

The days are long and you may feel like reviewing and practicing after the long day and turning in early, but if not the center is situated in the New Jersey Pine Barrens full of trails and lakes communities with opportunities to enjoy communing with nature when not in classes. There are wonderful restaurants a quick uber ride away on th emain street of Medford as well as community activities like food truck evening every Thursday. Shops and tresures abound as well. 





  • Thai Training


    The early bird pricing ends December 12th and then the price increases to $1600 for six days of instruction a 50 hr Thai Body Work level 1 and Thai elements training. The cost includes daily breakfast, lunch and snack made locally with organic and locally sourced ingredients with vegetarian, non vegetarian and vegan options. All options are gluten free. If lodging is required we are offering dormitory style lodging at the wellness center for an additional 220$ per person for the whole week.






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