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Massage Courses

Thai Massage is a branch of Traditional Thai Medicine and in Thailand is widely considered to be a medical discipline

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Thai Massage Course Level 1 Full Body | Accredited Diploma 

Professional one day training course for Thai Massage, one of the branches of Traditional Thai Medicine and in Thailand is widely considered to be a medical discipline used for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments.

This is a very popular course with our students as not many therapists offer this giving you advantages over other therapists in your area to offer something new and in demand.

Thai Massage is also practiced by a number of non-medical massage practitioners in the spa and tourism industries. Since the 1990’s it has become a worldwide therapy and is quickly becoming one of the most popular treatments in Spas and massage clinics.

This course is for therapists with a level 3 qualification in full body massage only.

Not sure your qualification will be accepted?

Please check that your qualification is accepted before booking - this information can be found here no need to email us. You will find all the information required by clicking on the above Accreditation & Entry Requirements tab.

Course Accredited by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified & Insurable Course - Price £140.00

This one day accredited diploma course for existing therapists only.

This is an insurable course allowing you to use this therapy with the general public and charge for it.

No case studies are required - no written exams, certificate given on the day on completion of a successful practical assessment with your tutor.

Maximum of 6 in a class, keeping it small ensuring individual attention.

We have many venues and dates on offer in London and all around the UK including Ireland.

If you feel one day is not enough training, you are able to come back to repeat the course again free of charge. However due to small classes this is rare but available if required.

What is Thai Massage

Thai Massage is an ancient and unique form of body therapy incorporating deep stretching and rhythmic compression in a ‘dance like’ transmission of energy. It affects the whole body by increasing flexibility, releasing both deep and superficial tension, and helping the body’s natural energy to flow more freely.

The experience of a Thai Massage leaves one feeling both relaxed and energised at the same time.

For those of you who love this course, as it is very popular and often students wish to take the more advanced course to follow, we offer level 2.

About Thai Body Massage

It has been known as passive yoga as the receiver can be put into yoga-like positions during a treatment. It is usually performed on the floor with the client wearing comfortable clothing that allows for movement. The massage practitioner exerts pressure on the body’s energy lines with the palms of the hands, the thumbs, the elbows and even the feet.

This Thai Massage course is for therapists with a full body massage qualification. One day insurable accredited course - maximum of 6 in a class keeping it small ensuring individual attention.


Participants will have a good understanding of
  • Initiating ‘energy’ movement through the body
  • The benefits of Thai Massage
  • The Method of Thai Massage: e.g. working in a meditative state
  • Techniques of Thai Massage: using Palms, thumbs, elbows and stretching
  • Adopting correct working posture for floor work
  • How to develop their palpation skills
  • How to perform a One hour Thai Massage routine incorporating a different style of massage

98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.

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Please note this is an advanced massage course. Please Check you have the right qualifications for this Course Before Booking - CLICK HERE

You are required to have previous massage experience - You must have a level 3 in Full Body Massage, ITEC level 3, VTCT level 3 or similar.

Please note if your previous training was a weekend massage or 1 - 3 day course, this is not a level 3 that's required (not enough practical hours) and not accepted.

Certificates, Times, Venue and Balance Payment Information.

Certificates are given on the day of training, a recognised Gateway Diploma qualification.

For course times, venue information, what to wear etc please use/click on the information tabs above where this information can be found.

The balance of the course fee is paid direct to the tutor and they will contact you by email as soon as the deposit is paid for the course.

Course Manuals

All course manuals are included in the price of the course - you will get a bound hard copy course manual given to you on the day of your training.

Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will also get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation from your tutor.

You do NOT have to read this before your course.

You do NOT have to bring it with you as it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!

Course Accreditations

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional bodies, Guild of Holistic Therapists, BABTAC, ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists, Towergate.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

Gateway accredited/recognised diploma

Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.

Specialising in small classes for individual attention

Why book with us - Accredited, Established, Trusted, Recognised and Insurable Qualifications

11 CPD course points has been awarded for this course by the beauty guild, 10 points by FHT and 5 by Embody - please check with who you registered with for their guidelines on how many points they award for one day courses as they all differ.

For Existing CTHA Members
You can attend this course and gain your CPD points through the CTHA as it is recognised as additional learning and students are able to get insurance cover as this is through Holistic Insurance Services who will add it to the therapists insurance.

Feedback from our Students

Feedback from Ryan butterworth
I recently attended the Thai massage level 1 course. The course itself was very interesting and insightful and has given me the confidence to perform this treatment straight away! The information provided was brilliant and has left me inspired to not only proceed to the level 2 course but to expand my massage skills on other massage courses with gateway workshops I look forward to my next training! I will most definitely be back! I decided to book this course with gateway workshops because its affordability and smaller class size enabling me to get the best possible attention.


Feedback from Musarat Kabir

Awesome course. The tutor was well prepared, the course was well structured and the room setting was peaceful. Have already recommended the Thai level 1 course to my friends. Loved the course. Thank you so much for sharing your expertise.


Feedback from Alicja Bodnar

Wonderful venue, Thai Massage level 1 was one of the best courses I attended, exceptional teacher.



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