For couples and individuals interested in cultivating compassion, embodied wisdom and a deeper connection in their relationships, through an interactive and nurturing physical practice.
Experience the joy of both giving and receiving this enlivening, opening and sensual style of Yoga, as you harmonize and balance the flows of energy throughout your bodies.
Enjoy a profound sense of release and deepening as you and your partner help each other to integrate body, mind and soul.
You will be guided through an experiential journey, using assisted stretches and therapeutic Thai Yoga bodywork techniques that can be done by, and to, most people without requiring any prior experience of Yoga or massage.
Practice comfortably clothed, on a special arrangement of mats on the floor, while the instructor demonstrates each move on a model – verbally and visually directing the group through a satisfying sequence of stress-releasing, soul-retrieving Thai-style Partner Yoga Massage.
All of the moves can be performed by anyone with just a medium level of fitness and flexibility, as long as a kneeling position can be maintained for a few minutes at a time.
Partner Thai Yoga Massage classes may consist of anything from a few hours in a Yoga studio or private home, to several days of workshop in a retreat-style setting in a diverse range of environments.
Private training is also available and can be tailor-made to suit the needs of individuals, couples and small groups anywhere in the world.
Contact us anytime to inquire about creating and scheduling a special opportunity for healing and learning.
Enhancing Wellbeing, Naturally, Non-Verbally
Participants are guided through an experiential journey, using assisted Yoga stretches and therapeutic Thai bodywork techniques that can be done by, and to, most people without requiring any prior experience of yoga or massage.
They practice comfortably clothed, on a special arrangement of mats on the floor, while the instructor carefully demonstrates each move on a model, verbally guiding the group through a satisfying sequence of stress-releasing, soul-retrieving Thai Yoga Massage.
One person acts as the “Giver” and is more active, while the other is the “Receiver” and is more passive. Later, the roles are switched, allowing participants to experience both ends of the spectrum.
These classes expand on the foundation of the Guided Partner Class. They include additional group sessions for training and review of the guided sequence.
There is enough time for detailed instruction and another session at the end to review the partner thai yoga massage techniques learnt over the weekend.
These workshops could be anywhere from 3 to 15 hours contact time for instruction, comfortably spread over a couple of days, allowing for meals and relaxation.
“Deon led an outstanding Partner Thai Yoga workshop for my friends. He helped create a safe and nurturing atmosphere for us to explore Thai Yoga Massage. Not only was it fun, but it also felt wonderful. I left the workshop practically floating and empowered with some of the basics of this wonderful practice, instructed by a highly capable practitioner-teacher.”
-Robert Jacobsen, Los Angeles, California
"My husband and I attended Deon's Thai Yoga Massage training as a couple and were delighted! Deon's teaching style and focus on practicalities provided a foundation in a modality unfamiliar to us, with ease and enjoyment. We have been practicing with one another, weekly and it continues to be a wonderful opportunity for sharing loving affection and intimacy."
- Jennifer Klein, Wilmington, North Carolina
“Thank you for coming out to teach last month. It was a lovely experience. I especially enjoyed the emphasis on needing to connect with ourselves first, before connecting with our partners and the explanation of the different levels of touch between humans, including non-sexual, but sensual-conscious. I appreciated the pace at which you taught and the attention you gave to each of us. It really seemed to flow naturally and by the end I felt another level of acceptance and non-judgment of my partner. I am a very body-based person and this experience gave me an opportunity to receive my partner’s touch in a compassionate and non-judgmental way – in the framework of learning & growth, rather than ‘this is how it should be.’"
- Michelle Lai, Echo Park, California