12 participants with a 60 Hour Testimonial awarded
at the end.
A SAMPLE PROGRAMME
Monday Herbal Compresses:
Identification, Gathering and Preparation of Herbs for
steam baths and compresses. Application Techniques.
'Womblifting' and/or Abdominal Massage with Clay Pot - Day 1 Identification,
Gathering and Preparation of Herbs & Hot Pots.
and/or Abdominal Massage with Clay Pot - Day 2
Special Techniques. Male and female therapies including acupressure,
and/or Abdominal Massage - Day 3 Individual practice.
Friday Hotbed Herbal Therapy: Preparation
& experiencing it (some students call it "grilling!").
Practice for those waiting or already grilled.
A Day at a Local Traditional Medicine Clinic for Thais - Wat Ton Heow.
Making Herbal Applications -The growing plant to the finished product in
a jar: either
Tiger Balm, and/or Lip Balm, and/or Calamine Lotion, and/or a Special Relaxant
Thai Food as Natural Medicine - Day 1.
Theory & Practice. Eating by Season. Miang Kam,
and/or Mango with Sticky Rice, and/or Thai salads. Includes a walk to the local earth market.
Wednesday Thai Food as
Natural Medicine - Day 2. Includes learning to use traditional
tools: the machete, the hoe, the cleaver, the mortar and pestle, the charcoal
pot etc. etc.
Coconuts. Jack Fruit etc.
7am Rasidaton (Thai Yoga) (optional)
8am to 9am Breakfast
9am to 12.00
12.00 to 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm to 4.00pm Workshop Activities
5.30pm Herbal Steambaths
will consist partly of discussion, and partly of examining the plants as they
grow in the Baan Hom Samunphrai environs and/or at local markets. There will be some plants that we
may discuss that will not be growing or at the local earth market because they
will be out of season, and there will be a number of Thai herbal plant books to
supplement the discussions. Students are encouraged to bring their own
plant books as well, as such a course is very much a collaboration between the
teacher and the student.
Live-in students: 2200 baht per day.
Includes the Rasidaton, teaching. materials, a private room, 3 meals a
day, herbal steam baths, and transportation. Total (9 study days
x 2200 + 1 day off x 1000) = 20,800.00 baht.
Non-live-in students: 1600 baht per day.
Includes the Rasidaton, breakfast, teaching, materials, lunch, herbal steam
baths, and transportation for class activities. Does NOT include transportation to the school in the
morning or the return in the afternoon.. Total: 9 x 1600 =
14,400 baht Total.
may join for individual days if there is room -- full-time students will
be given priority. Non-live-in students may also join for dinner at 7pm
for the reduced price of 150 baht each.