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P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States
530-263-3181 www.spiritwinds.net

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September 2017

Intensive Northern Style Levels 1 and 2

September 11 - September 24 | 1295
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

This course will provide you with a strong foundation in the study of Thai Massage
You will learn:
134 techniques from the Northern style tradition.
A therapeutic approach to the body which never goes to a level of pain or beyond the clients limits of comfort.
The use of proper body alignment and awareness while performing each technique.
All 4 positions (front, back, side and sitting) as taught by the Institute of Thai Massage (ITM) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. “Sister Program” (certificates transfer)
Mindfulness through yoga, meditation, and Qi Gong

Northern style is a slow, rhythmic massage focusing on soft tissue, producing a meditative and relaxing experience. The 134 techniques taught will give you 3 times more than can be performed in a 1 1/2 hour session. This gives you creative alternatives and flexibility in developing individually modified sessions. This course is recognized by the Institute in Chiang Mai as a “Sister program.” People receiving this certificate may go directly to advanced training levels in Thailand if they so desire. Instruction manuals are included in the fee.

Supervised Clinic

Other

Number of Hours
85
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

Thai Herbal Massage

September 18 | 79
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

This one-day class teaches the benefits of using steamed herbal packs and sauna with herbs from Thailand. You will learn the specific properties of each herb and how to apply them during a massage. The heat of the steamed herbal packs deeply penetrates muscles and tendons, facilitating relaxation and therapeutic benefit. Thai herbs will be available for sale in class and afterwards by order.

Other

Number of Hours
6
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

October 2017

Thai Foot Massage

October 22 - October 23 | 295
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

Learn specialized Thai foot massage techniques that will provide you with a 30-60 minute session all on the feet. Theory of reflexology will be incorporated. Thai foot sticks, Thai oils, organic herbal lotions and essential oils will be used creating a divine and effective foot treatment.

Other

Number of Hours
14
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

November 2017

Jap-Sen “Nerve Touch” Herbal Massage Fundamentals

November 6 - November 10 | 595
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

Jap-Sen style, meaning “to grasp the sen” was founded by Lek Chaiya, Master Teacher. This approach applies deep pressure using knees, elbows, feet, heels and thumbs. It is specific and therapeutic, focusing on joint function, increased flexibility and relieving painful conditions. There is a rolling over and “gentle twanging” of the muscles, nerves and tendons for deep release of tension and structural realignment.
*60 techniques for a full body 1 1/2 hour session specializing in Jap-Sen Herbal Massage
*Medicinal properties, preparation and proper usage of traditional herbs and herbal packs as an integral part of Jap-Sen style Thai Massage
*In-Clinic practice on-site with clients
*Yoga, meditation, and Qi Gong practice every morning

Other

Number of Hours
35
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

Advanced Jap-Sen “Nerve Touch”

November 13 - November 17 | 595
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

Jap-Sen is founded by Master teacher Lek Chaiya, and Janice carries on this lineage with loving honor.
You will learn advanced Jap-Sen techniques and proper usage of herbal packs for a range of conditions including back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, frozen shoulder, advanced abdominal work, neck pain, whiplash, paralysis/numbness, migraines, elderly massage and a customized Prenatal Thai massage treatment.

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Each of these treatments will be demonstrated by Janice on a client from the community with that particular condition. Students will participate during that treatment, then practice with each other. Clients will be brought into clinic on the last day and students will provide them with an advanced treatment with supervision.

Other

Number of Hours
35
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

December 2017

Advanced Northern Style Levels 3 and 4

December 2 - December 8 | 1150
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

Advanced Sen Line Therapies. Thai massage is based on the theory that “lom” wind, our life force energy, flows through a system of channels called sen lines. When chi is blocked tension, dysfunction or disease are created in our bodies. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the acupressure points and learn how to work the points effectively for relieving painful conditions. Using compression combined with active and passive stretching previously learned in the Levels 1 and 2 program, Levels 3 and 4 focus on Advanced Sen line therapies for emotional, spiritual and physical realignment and balance. You will cultivate an intuitive approach to the body and how to apply therapeutic skills in a dynamic flow for transformational healing.

Other

Number of Hours
85
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net

January 2018

Bali Health and Healing Retreat

January 8, 2018 - January 19, 2018 | 1695
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage, P. O. Box 2326
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States

12 days. HEALTH AND HEALING RETREAT in Bali, Indonesia
* A time for personal transformation
*Yoga and meditation every morning and evening
*Visit and receive treatments at beautiful (yet affordable) spas EVERY DAY
*Eat healthy organic meals everyday
*Sight See and Tour Sacred places

This is a beautiful opportunity to take time for yourself, to focus on nurturing yourself and to create time for personal transformation. We will be staying in four different retreat settings that are tranquil and beautiful, all have a yoga or meditation studio. I will be bringing you to my favourite spas, a different one each day where you can receive massage, have a flower petal bath, exotic scrubs among many other treatments for a fraction of the cost that you are used to in the West and in incredibly decadent settings, aaaahhhh. We will go to wonderful organic restaurants with lotus gardens, art galleries and International cuisine. Cost is $1695 plus flight (from SFO $800)

Other

Number of Hours
6
Instructor
Janice Gagnon
Instructor Bio
Janice Gagnon, founder of Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage has been teaching since 1997 and is recognized as an Advanced Instructor in Northern Style and Jap-Sen "Nerve Touch" Herbal Thai Massage. Spirit Winds School provides a 275 Hour Program.

CONTACT: Janice Gagnon

PHONE: 530-263-3181

EMAIL: janice@spiritwinds.net

WEBSITE: http://www.spiritwinds.net