Thai Massage Workshop – Temple of Touch with Sidney Nicol


May 3, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Center SF
548 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California, 94117

Event Type

Deepen Connection & Learn Thai Massage: A Workshop for All!

Explore the ancient art of Thai massage and connect with yourself and others in this unique workshop led by the experienced Sidney Nicol. This welcoming environment is perfect for individuals or couples (all genders, sexualities, and ethnicities welcome) looking to learn valuable massage techniques and deepen their connection.

Unlock the Benefits of Thai Massage:

  • Increased Flexibility & Range of Motion: Learn maneuvers that gently guide your partner into deeper stretches, enhancing their mobility and flexibility.
  • Deep Muscle Release: Discover techniques using body weight, rhythmic compression, and targeted pressure to melt away tension and promote relaxation.
  • Mindfulness & Breath Awareness: Integrate breathwork and present-moment awareness into your massage practice, creating a truly holistic experience.

A Fun & Accessible Learning Environment:

  • No Partner Needed: Come solo and be paired with another participant for the workshop exercises.
  • Modifications Provided: This workshop caters to all levels of experience. Modifications will be offered to accommodate various abilities.
  • Learn for Everyday Use: Thai massage is performed on the floor with comfortable clothing, making it easy to share these techniques with loved ones in any casual setting.

What You’ll Experience:

  • Partner Stretching Techniques: Learn how to safely and effectively guide your partner into enjoyable assisted stretches.
  • Effortless Pressure Techniques: Master the use of body weight, elbows, knees, and feet to apply deep pressure without strain.
  • Safe Body Mechanics: Discover proper body positioning to prevent injury while giving a massage.
  • Communication & Feedback: Practice clear communication skills to ensure your partner receives the massage they desire.
  • The Power of Sacred Presence: Cultivate a safe and nurturing environment for both giving and receiving massage.
  • Relaxation & Connection: Experience the benefits of massage while trusting in the hands of your partner.

About Sidney Nicol, Your Instructor:

Sidney Nicol is passionate about sharing the gift of conscious touch through massage. Her workshops weave together massage techniques with mindfulness and communication tools, empowering participants to give and receive massage with joy and ease.

Sidney has extensive teaching experience, leading Thai massage workshops at Stanford University, yoga studios throughout the Bay Area, and in private settings. She is also a long-time instructor of Yoga, Qigong, and Brazilian Dance. Her journey with Thai massage began in 1999 with her massage therapy certification and blossomed further with training at the Wat Pho Temple in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2006. Her dedication to the practice continued through additional studies at Twin Lakes College of Healing Arts and Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage.

Ready to Begin Your Thai Massage Journey?

Register today and embark on a transformative experience!

Important Information:

  • Workshop Level: All levels welcome (modifications provided)
  • Attire: Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing
  • Instructor: Sidney Nicol
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  • Volunteer Opportunity: Limited volunteer positions are available in exchange for a workshop ticket. Please fill out the form provided.
  • Refund Policy: No refunds or exchanges are offered. Tickets can be sold or gifted to a friend.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn a valuable skill, deepen your connection with yourself and others, and explore the fascinating world of Thai massage!

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