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Alchemy of Touch Level 1 Training
Alchemy of Touch Level 1 Training
Tuesday 19th November - Thursday 28th November
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We almost can't believe it's happening... but it is, and you’re invited.
Maison Fish are over the mamma moon to be hosting an intimate Alchemy of Touch body work training with Tapesh Paradiso and Anouk Devi. This nine day course is designed for those wishing to develop skills in quality bodywork technique and touch, embodied connection and presence.
Following the completion of this 100 hour Intensive Training Certificate (with the addition of your case studies), you will be able to offer a fully integrated, professional Alchemy of Touch treatment - which is one of the most incredible therapeutic experiences we have ever received.
At the heart of the Alchemy of Touch programme is the belief that to become a gifted body worker, a therapist must learn to blend healing, skilled touch with strong intuitive listening which honours the individual.
Their students learn to surf the cusp of where body work meets art, recognising the holistic interconnectedness of the body mind heart network.
The Alchemy of Touch work is constantly evolving with discoveries in anatomy and contemporary physiology, including the circulatory, fascial and nervous systems and how these interact with our environment. Students learn the root and effectiveness of an array of body work techniques as well as when best to apply them, including ‘Fluid Touch’ , a technique unique to this training.
This year Tapesh and Anouk celebrate ten years of Alchemy of Touch, having completed global trainings across ten countries with a network of international graduates spreading the transformational magic of human touch. They have forty years of collective experience developing their unique form of bodywork, and in November you will have the opportunity to train with them in the UK.
Maison Fish will be hosting this experience at Maison Fish Devon, a treasure chest of a farmhouse in the middle of Exmoor National Park. We know this land like the back of our hand and promise to cocoon you with wild wonder as you develop within this transformational programme. You will be supported with all the comforts of a retreat experience in a very special farm we have visited over twenty times for magic making - we will be sharing with you a slice of our heart.
An overview of what your training includes:
Massage techniques adapted from Myofascial Chi-Release, Rebalancing, Deep Tissue Massage, Joint Mobilization (Trager Technique), Yoga Thai Stretches, Digital Pressure Massage, Holistic Massage, Visceral Work, Meditation and Energy Work.
How to use and integrate the effectiveness of ‘Fluid Touch © ’ unique to Alchemy of Touch.
Learn correct application and practice each manual technique in detail through step-by-step instruction.
Understand the core characteristics of each of technique and know when and why to apply them.
Understand how to effectively release pain and systematically free the body from tensions and constrictions, allowing the body to re-organize itself.
Detailed study and explanation of human anatomy integrated within each technique with the use of a virtual program and supportive video material.
Understand the roots of physical discomfort and pain and how to define its root.
Physical exercises which you can use for yourself and share with your client to support specific areas.
Contraindications for massage.
Energetic and meditative:
Understand the importance of the healing power of incorporating meditation during bodywork sessions.
Practice different meditation techniques that will support you in remaining completely present during your sessions. Learn how this meditative presence is then transmitted to your client.
Learn to become conscious of remaining without effort during your sessions at all times to enhance deep relaxation and ensure practitioner longevity.
Explore how to use your own intuition – free from a specific structure – to respond to your client’s individual needs within each moment.
Understand the energetic alchemy of the practitioner-client exchange. Learn how to release stagnant energy and transform it into pure free life-force energy from which both practitioner & client may become energized.
Tips to support your client in natural breathing and the importance of the breath.
Techniques to open and stimulate the natural flow of energy in the body.
Techniques for you to open the natural healing energy in your hands.
The integration of Polarity Energy work.
Understanding and implementing sustainable massage techniques that work without effort and protect to the practitioner.
Guidance relating to the management of injuries and knowing when and when not to work on an area.
Learn how to read the body language of your client.
Understanding how to practice with ethical clarity & integration.
THE ORGANISATIONAL STUFF
Our doors will open at 12pm on Tuesday 19th November 2019. We will come together in welcome circle, perhaps indulge in a cold water plunge followed by hot tub to fully arrive in our process - if the courage arises!
The retreat will close Thursday 28th November 2019 at 12pm.
What a day will look like:
7am - meditation
8am - breakfast
9am - 1pm - detailed visual explanation of techniques, integrated with dynamic anatomy and practice / receive / practice / receive / practice / receive!
1pm - lunch
3pm - 630pm - detailed visual explanation of techniques, integrated with dynamic anatomy
630pm - dinner
730pm - wind down activities including hot tub soaks :)
Our retreat home really is in the middle of the countryside nestled away in the Exmoor National Park. Some guests like to arrange car shares - this is helpful for us! The trains from London are also very simple. If you wish to book your travel in advance, please can you arrive into Tiverton Parkway at 1130am.
THE MONEY STUFF:
We have divided this nine day Alchemy of Touch all inclusive retreat training into two rates.
£1250 Early Bird - deposit paid before September 27th
£1450 Standard Rate
All rooms are based on two sharing aside from our Solo Fish.
£600 Gypsy Fish – a futon style bed on a twin room. Room to be shared with a Premium Fish.
£750 Standard Fish – a single bed in a twin room. Room to be shared with a Standard Fish.
£900 Premium Fish – a double bed in a twin room. Room to be shared with a Gypsy Fish.
£1100 Solo Fish - we have one single occupancy available.
All rooms are spacious with the comfiest of beds and the softest of sheets for the cosiest of nights.
Instalment plans are available. Please request.
All meals from Tuesday 19th Nov arrival, until Thursday 28th November departure.
Accommodation in a spectacular premium farmhouse within 200 acres of private land, hot tub, private lake and swimming pool
What’s not included
The cost of travel from your home
If you are interested in this training, we would love to hear from you!
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