Thai Yoga Massage Course – with Itzhak Helman

June 2019


Dates Courses Price
 27 Jun until 3 Jul  Beginners
 €  695  

incl. Meditation, Yoga, Breakfast, Thai Yoga Massage teaching

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June 2019 Itzhak Helman will come to Amsterdam again. We will explore the ancient tradition of how Thai Yoga Massage has been taught for centuries in the north of Thailand. Itzhak will take us on an inspiring journey with his combination of theory and practicing techniques that will cover the whole body. We will focus on the principles and the foundation as well on static, dynamic and advanced stretches to heal our clients and ourselves.



A Thai Yoga Massage course is always a spiritual experience that combines meditation and the practice of loving-kindness, and for those interested particularly on learning massage, it is a great opportunity to know more about this beautiful healing technique. When receiving Thai massage there are many benefits in the physical aspect but the ultimate goal of the practice is a deep healing for both the giver and the receiver. Thai Massage is a communion between two people, a co-creation of touch and presence. The way we move, the way we breathe, the way we touch, the way we allow healing to happen and flow… this is the ancient art of Thai Yoga Massage. Thai Yoga Massage brings penetrating massage & gentle yoga movements into a profound healing system. It will leave you feeling deeply nourished, relaxed, and filled with energy.


This is a massage system that will achieve powerful results for both practitioner and client.


According to Ayurvedic science, there is an extensive network of energy lines running throughout the body. It is through the massaging and stretching of this network of energy lines that Thai Yoga Massage releases tension. By allowing energy to flow more freely, the massage works to alleviate problematic conditions such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches, digestive difficulties, menstrual problems, and stress-related conditions. Promoting this free flow of energy also works to restore balance and create a deep state of relaxation and well-being for both the client and practitioner.

FOR THE PRACTITIONER:itzhak-helman-7-zw-w

As a practitioner you will feel blessed when so many of your clients tell you that they haven’t felt this good in years. Furthermore, even though it is an active massage, it doesn’t feel like work. Instead, it is an expression of feeling truly alive. This massage teaches you how to conserve energy, to bring your whole body into your work and avoid exhaustion and other chronic ailments in the hands, arms and shoulders that are common in other massage forms. You receive the blissful benefits of yoga & gentle stretching that are at the core of both giving and receiving.


itzhak-helman-2Itzhak Helman is a trained as a Thai massage teacher since 1997, he is an authorized teacher of The Sunshine Network. Over the last 20 years he has being practicing Thai yoga massage together with developing his own independent method combining: vipassana meditation, yoga and Thai massage as a one unit. His main inspiration is based on the Eastern philosophy of his teacher Asokananda as well as other great masters like Piched and Chaiyuth. From 2001- 2005 Itzhak made Auroville Universal Township in India as his home, there he was engaged in Therapy work at the Quite Healing Center together with teaching students from all over the world. Currently Itzhak is based in Thailand Changmai giving courses at the Sunshine Massage School and around the world. Itzhak is known for his passionate and honest way of teaching. For more information on Itzhak Helman visit and watch this video


On 27 June meet & greet at 18.00 – 20.00. On course days we have the following schedule:itzhak-helman-sunshine-2-zw-w

  • 07.00 – 08.30 Meditation and Yoga
  • 08.30 – 09.30 Breakfast (incl.)
  • 09.30 – 12.30 Thai Yoga Massage teaching
  • 12.30 – 14.30 Lunch and rest
  • 14.30 – 17.30 Thai Yoga Massage teaching
  • on the last day of the course we finish around 14.00


  • Wear comfortable long loose fitting (sweat) pants
  • Wear a comfortable T-shirt with (long) sleeves and a propper collar
  • Pen and paper

You can change clothes before and after class. Massage mats, pillows and course manuals are provided.

After completing the course the students will receive a certificate of attendance from The Sunshine Network – the International Society of Thai Yoga Massage.

This Beginners-Course is perfect for you if you are new to a Thai Yoga massage or if you have never been to Itzhaks classes. If you already have experience, Ithzak will give you information about some therapeutic aspects of the techniques, and you can finetune your techniques

Space is limited! Registration necessary!

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