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Thai Massage: Metal for Autumn

Welcome to our Fall season 5 Element Thai Massage Workshop. These seasonal workshops introduce the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s 5 Element Theory, integrated into the physical practice of Thai massage, in harmony with nature’s rhythms.

Autumn is the season of the Metal element. In autumn, nature makes everything bare, and marks a time to start turning inward. In autumn, we learn more about ourselves perhaps than any other season. Nature invites us to return to our pure essence, to let go and eliminate what we no longer need in order to reveal what is most precious in our lives. Just as metals give value to the earth (gold and silver, minerals and trace elements), the Metal element within us gives our sense of self-worth.

Grief is the emotion of the Metal element. With loss, separation, and “letting go”, we appropriately feel grief. Grief cleanses us of what is no longer needed in our lives. However, when the energy of Metal is blocked or imbalanced within us, our expression of grief likewise becomes imbalanced. It may be excessive and ongoing, or it may be absent.

The organs associated with Metal are the lungs and large intestine / colon. The lungs and colon work together as a team, one taking in the pure, the other eliminating waste. Our Thai massage sequences release the diaphragm and belly, and move energy through the metal meridians to restore healthy lung and colon function. We are invited to return to our essence, energized and purified, releasing old negativity, impurity and pain from our bodies and psyches.

In this process, we free tension from the shoulders and chest, working the neck and head and exit pathways through the hands, making space for deeper breath, greater clarity, self worth, and improved discernment.

A full day of giving and receiving will leave you feeling centered and connected.

$120 for the first 3 people -- SOLD OUT
$140 for the next 4 people -- 1 LEFT as of 8/14/19
$160 for the next 4 people
$180 for the last 3 people
Venmo @SoniaPeltzer or @Sarah-Yovovich

12 - 6, with a short break for a pot luck lunch.

SPACE LIMITED TO 14 PARTICIPANTS so this will be an intimate group with lots of individual attention. let us know asap if you want to join!

Sonia and Sarah have been teaching together since 2010. They love few things more than co-teaching Thai massage! Sarah began studying massage after a knee injury in 2003 with a year-long program in Chicago. In 2007, she discovered the magic and ease of Thai Massage and never turned back. Sonia also discovered Thai Massage in 2007 and traveled the world studying and sharing this beautiful therapy. Both have trained at the Thai Massage circus in Laos under the lineage of Asokananda and have continued to study with many renown teachers around the world, as well as through their healing practices as therapists. See more about them here:

Cancellations 2 weeks or more prior to the event receive a full refund minus a $30 administrative fee. Cancellations between 2 weeks and 1 week prior to the event receive 50% refund minus $30 administrative fee. No refunds or transfers 1 week before the event.

Earlier Event: September 21
5 Element Thai Massage Practitioner Training