What You Can ExpECt
study with master teachers homprang
chaleekanha and pichest boonthumme
receive traditional thai massage and ancient
village healing sessions
learn to prepare and apply herbal compresses
learn rasidaton (ancient thai yogic exercises)
live in traditional spa-style guest home
eat locally grown and prepared food
daily herbal steam baths
visit local herb, food & craft markets
thai cooking class
whitewater rafting in hill tribe village
daily meditation and mindfulness practices
bicycle through local village &
visit buddhist temples and caves
Homprang CHaleekanHa Also known as Maw
Sumanphrai (“Herbal Medicine Doctor”), Homprang is
a Traditional Doctor, herbal pharmacologist, and teach-
er of Thai Massage. She is one of the first teachers in
Thailand to receive the ‘Nuad Boran’ (Traditonal Thai
Massage) government accreditation. She learned heal-
ing as a child from her grandmother, the local herbalist
in a small village. She currently runs Baan Hom with
her husband and family. www.homprang.com
a Learning piCHest boontHumme Pichest has been practic-
ing Thai Massage and teaching for more than 25 years.
Experience He is considered to be the “Master Teacher” of Thai
Massage teachers and practioners worldwide. Pischet
thailand Jan. 7–31, 2009 teaches students to pray and listen deeply in order to
know how, when and where to apply techniques. Pich-
est has helped thousands overcome their suffering. He
offers gratitude to his spiritual teachers, parents, God
and “Earth Mother.” www.pichestthaimassage.com
D’voraH swarzman, D’vorah is founder of Thai
Therapeutics and co-founder of the Thai Healing
Alliance (www.ThaiHealingAlliance.com). She will guide
and support the group throughout the tour and will
serve as assistant in the classes. D’vorah has been
practicing Thai Massage since 1993 and teaching since
2001. She travels to Thailand regularly to deepen her
understanding of Thai Massage. She gives thanks for
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J oin us for an amazing opportunity to experience
Thailand’s master Thai Massage practitioners, and
village healers of Traditonal Thai Folk Medicine.
For two weeks we will live at Baan Hom, “ The House
of sweet smelling Herbs,” a residential retreat just
outside of Chiang Mai. Baan Hom has a swimming pool,
traditional steam bath, herb and flower gardens, local
(mostly) vegetarian food and beautiful guest rooms.
at baan hom we’ll attend 10 full days of class. using a
unique style, instructor Homprang Chaleekanha teaches
the principles of Thai Massage, herbal compresses and
Rasidaton—ancient yogic exercises to prepare our bod- sign up soon!
ies as healers. tour is limited to 8 participants and
is encouraged for students with
The remaining days of our stay at Baan Hom will be
some thai massage experience.
dedicated to exploration, shopping, massages, rest and
relaxation. There will be visits to local village healers for
personal healing sessions. We will travel to the medici- 100 continuing education credits
nal herbal market of Chang Dao, visit Buddhist will be given as well as a certificate
caves and spend a night in a mountain guest of hours completed.
house. The following night we’ll sleep at an
organic farm where we begin a river raft trip.
on our return to Baan Hom we’ll stop at an
elephant rehabilitation camp.
D uRing THe TRansiTion week-
end you’ll have the opportunity to take a
cooking class and a tour of the temples of Chiang
$200 discount if
Mai. You can also explore the infamous sunday registered by
night Market and the Wawarot Day Market. july 1, 2008
For our third week we’ll move to a classic $1000 deposit required
Thai-style guest house in the city. each to hold space
day we’ll commute to Hang Dong ($500 non-refundable
to study with Master Pichest after october 1).
includes all lodging,
Master Pichest is a rare treasure group meals, classes,
in Thai Massage. With him we’ll daily steam baths (first
practice skillful application of 2 weeks), group travel
advanced techniques, explore our including airport pick-
intuition, develop sensitivity, and up and group outings.
learn to free ourselves from the
confines of formal training. Pichest price does not include
is revolutionary in his approach, airfare, hired massage,
guiding students to transcend or any additional
mediocrity and reach mastery. personal activities.