Fri, Jul 21|
Brasstown, North Carolina
Thai Massage CE Retreat
We are excited to welcome you to our fourth annual event in Cherokee County, NC. Come enjoy the fresh air and mountain view from the training facility while earning 21CE credits in Thai massage.
When & Where
Jul 21, 9:00 AM EDT – Jul 23, 6:00 PM EDT
Brasstown, North Carolina, 136 Emily Ln, Brasstown, NC 28902, USA
Details & Registration
ABOUT THE AREA AND LODGING
Brasstown is a charming, unincorporated community in Western North Carolina and is a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains. If you are traveling in from out of town then we highly recommend arriving a few days early and/or staying a few days after the retreat to enjoy the natural beauty of this area. Check out this link for more information about things to do in the area and a few options for lodging. Lodging is not included with tuition.
There are also many choices for hotels about 6 miles away in Murphy, NC or you can choose to search AirBnB or your favorite vacation rental site for cabin or guest room rentals. If you are interested in sharing accommodations with other attendees then please let us know and we will make a list and put you in touch with each other. firstname.lastname@example.org You can also click here to connect with other attendees directly through our FB event.
You'll be able to enjoy nature on the grounds of the training facility too! There are goats, chickens, a garden and plenty of open space to take your shoes off and feel the grass under your feet.
Continental breakfast with gluten free options and fruit will be available each morning at 8:15am along with fresh water, hot coffee, tea, and light, healthy snacks throughout the day. A Thai-style lunch created by Chef Jeff will be served in a communal setting daily around 1pm on the screened-in porch and will include a different type of curry each day, stir-fried vegetables and rice. Continental breakfast and lunch ARE included with tuition.
For dinner you have the option to dine next door at The Crown, a farm to table, gluten free restaurant OR choose to spend some time on your own. Dinner is not included with tuition.
Thai massage training takes place between 9am - 6pm each day. Allow yourself to be rejuvenated by nature, uplifted by our community and inspired by this wonderful practice.
This is a beginner-friendly, all levels welcome 21CE event for licensed massage therapists. All Thai massage techniques are taught on a cushioned mat on the floor, requiring participants to sit, kneel and move around on the floor to complete the class.
Instructor Charlene Gaffney has been a licensed massage therapist for 21+ years and has over 18 years of teaching experience in both entry-level and continuing education environments. She is a registered instructor with the Thai Healing Alliance International, a Certified Massage and Bodywork Educator with the AFMTE and the founder/curriculum specialist for Elevate Massage Training. She has studied Thai massage and ashiatsu extensively with many reputable teachers in the US and Thailand and has led annual Thailand Study Tours for LMTs since 2016.
Tuition includes :
- All three days of Thai massage training on the mat, a course manual and use of all necessary supplies for completing the course (prerequisite : Licensed Massage Therapist - you will be asked to provide your license number and state when you register)
- 21CE credits approved by the NCTMB #451520-10
- Continental breakfast and lunch every day
- 10% off dinner (not including alcoholic beverages) at the restaurant next door.
Class size is consciously limited to 14 participants.
Our first two events filled up early with a waitlist.
Register & Pay
Pay in Full$750.00
If a space becomes available we will contact you and send you an electronic invoice to complete registration. Registration is not complete until payment is received.$0.00