SomaVeda® Fundamentals of Thai Yoga (Level One): Distance Learning/ Home Study Course

Traditional Thai Yoga Therapy, Traditional Thai Massage Indigenous Medicine

LEVEL ONE CERTIFICATION COURSE: Home Study- Online with Proxy

Fundamentals of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy and Traditional Thai Massage

Important: PLEASE NOTE:

This SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Level One Home Study Course comprises online materials, videos, and full-length class lessons. These, you do at home at your pacing. Once you complete all the lessons you can print an official "Certificate of Completion".

I then recommend that you arrange a professional SomaVeda® Thai Yoga session with a practitioner near you so you can experience firsthand what a beautiful experience the SomaVeda® Thai Yoga protocol can be! We can provide the names of local practitioners for you.

I will introduce you to the traditional practices, techniques, theories, and procedures for doing a perfect example of this traditional medicine practice anywhere! Suitable for your practice, good for your family!

Let's work together to change this. Give new life and freshness to your practice. Save your hands! Increase, double, or more your income by offering fresh, unique, and proven strategies and techniques to your practice.

Please note: If you want or need competency-based certification and a college degree in Ayurveda, we can assist with that through our physical school in beautiful Brooksville, Florida. More on that later!

The "Fundamentals of Thai Yoga Massage" course covers the basic concepts of hands-on healing in a balanced session using SomaVeda® Thai Yoga. This Yoga and traditional, indigenous medicine-derived system allows the practitioner or teacher to gain a three-dimensional perspective on facilitating and participating in another person's healing process.

The LearnThaiYoga Online Fundamentals course comes with Free Level One Workbook to help keep your notes organized! It's in Adobe PDF Format to save, download, and print for your convenience!

· During this course, the student establishes contact with a genuine lineage and learns how to facilitate the healing energy of the ancient physicians and masters through teachings on prayer, Puja, or healing affirmations.

· After completing this course, students will: the student can perform a complete 19 Asana beginner Vinyasa or flow with a partner. The student can perform a one-hour SomaVeda® Fundamentals of Thai Yoga Healing exchange or an authentic basic therapy protocol.

· Understand the essential elements and theory of Classical Thai & Classical Indian Ayurveda anatomy and physiology as communicated within our N.A.I.C. Tribal Organizations Christian ministry.

· Understand Basic Theory: Seven Chakras, Ten Sen or Prana Nadis, Wind Gates, Asana or therapeutic postures, Meridian's and Acupoints, Understand the concept of bodywork as a meditation, The Five Traditional Treatment Attitudes of the body, Know and understand indications and contraindications for specific postures, Major clinical applications for use in the clinical or professional treatment environment.

· Understand the benefits, contraindications, and clinical medical applications of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga massage.

· Understand and be able to perform the basic protocol and principles of SomaVeda® B.E.T./ Bio-tapping technique for balancing and clearing negative emotions.

Please Note! If you intend to become an expert and practice with sophistication on the public, you must consider gaining professional certification! This Online Level One course does offer professional competency practice authorization... or legal authority to practice as an N.A.I.C. Authorized Blessed Practitioner Member.

You can practice freely with your family and or friends as a ministry... All you need to do is have them join the N.A.I.C. as an A.P.M. Member, and you're protected under the N.A.I.C. Ministry/ Church Umbrella. Here's the NAIC APM Level Membership Link! http://www.somaveda.com/naic-join2/

For more advanced practice, professional, NOT friends and family? You must complete the SomaVeda® Professional Thai Yoga Practitioner Training Online / Distance Learning Certification Program. Since you have already completed the SomaVeda® Level One, we will give you an excellent discount to continue your education! Here is the CTP1 Practitioner course link to review... https://learnthaiyoga.teachable.com/p/somaveda-tha...

We also have the LIVE retreat! The live program offers much more content, personal instruction, and real-time corrections to perfect your practice. For information on our live professional certification program, The Thai Yoga Center: CLICK HERE!

Thai Yoga Therapy (Traditional Religious Therapeutics-Chirothesia originating in Asia or S.E. Asia)(Thai Massage/ Traditional Thai Massage: slang), including specific styles such as SomaVeda®, is also a system of movement education, dancing meditation and therapy, movement re-patterning, and all of the applications of traditional Asana, Flows, Techniques, Prana Yama, Meditations and exercises are specifically intended to affect the mind, body, spirit, emotions and human energy field in one way or another.


Your Instructor


Dr. Anthony B. James
Dr. Anthony B. James

Prof. Anthony B. James MSc.(Clinical Herbology), DNM(C), ND(T), MD(AM), DOM(Acu), DPHC(h.c.), Ph.D. (IM), Ph.D. (Hospitaller Medicine h.c.), DMM, RAAP, UTTS, MSGR./CHEV., Ordained Native Monsignor-Native Bishop, Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church of the East in Brazil, Dean, Professor, Director of Education and Traditional Medicine AAPNA.Advisory Board Member
Professor- Teacher, Physician, Registered Ayurveda Doctor (Vidya), Chriistian Minister, Healer, Therapist... Florida, USA

Anthony B. James was one of the first Westerners ever recognized in Thailand as an authentic Thai Traditional Medicine teacher and Ajahn or professor; where his work is known and honored throughout the country by the Royal Thai Gov't Ministries of Thai Traditional Medicine, Thai Department of Commerce and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TOT- Friend of Thailand Awardee recipient), Wat Po Association of Thai Traditional Medical Schools registered AJAHN (Ajahn)/ Professor of Thai Traditional Medicine. He is a teacher of Thai Ayurveda, Classical Indian Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedic astrology (Thai Korosot Astrology), who shows how Yoga and Vedic systems of knowledge interface for optimizing our human potential.

A.A.P.N.A. Advisory Board Member and Registered Ayurvedic Doctor R.A.D. (A.A.P.N.A.) practicing Ayurveda Medicine and therapy for over 39 years. His books include "Ayurveda of Thailand- The A.A.P.N.A. Veda Vyasa Award Recipient for 2017", "Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice," as several Telly Award-winning Video Documentaries on Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Yoga Therapy. He is currently the director of the N.A.I.C.: American College of Natural Medicine, A.C.N.M.School of Ayurveda Medicine and Thai Yoga Center, Staff and Faculty for Oriental Medicine Doctoral program of the PanAmerican School of Natural Medicine- Nevis West Indies, and on the editorial board for the magazine "International Journal of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine."

Dr. James has a forty-year background in natural healing, including the systems of Native American Medicine, Thai Ayurveda, Classical Indian Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Western Herbalism, and Vedic Astrology. He has an M.D.(AM) degree, Board Certified Naturopathic Degree, two doctoral degrees in Natural Medicine, an O.M.D. (Acupuncture), and a doctorate/Ph.D. in Indigenous Medicine and Monastic Medicine. Dr. James also holds a Masters's in Clinical Herbology and has taught herbal medicine for several years. He is the dean of the A.C.N.M.: American College of Natural Medicine, the School of Ayurveda Medicine, and the Thai Yoga Center schools and programs. Dr. James is the author of numerous books, articles, and hundreds of educational videos focused on Ayurveda and related topics. For many years, he has presented seminars and at national and international medical conferences, including A.A.P.N.A.

In addition to his interest and research into his family's Native American Religious and medical heritage, Dr. James is an ordained priest and Monsignor of the Sacred Medical Order of The Church of Hope (S.M.O.CH./ S.M.O.K.H.). The Church of Hope is a unique and sacred ministry of monastic medicine, sanctified healing, ecclesiastical medicine, holistic medicine, and indigenous medicines as part of religious doctrine, where he is working to integrate Ayurveda and Complimentary Medicine into the Monastic Medical Tradition of the church.

In September 2016, Ajahn James published a comprehensive textbook titled "Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy, "Meta Journal Press. This new book details Ayurveda's authentic history and genuine practices, philosophy, and religious therapeutics in Thailand.

Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society

November 30th. 2009, Ajahn, Dr. Anthony James receives LifeTime Membership Recognition with the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society (U.T.T.S.). The award was presented by Mr. Aram Amaradit (Dr. Amratisha), Member of Parliament of Surin Province, Chairman of the Committee on Public Health, President, and founder: Of the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, Ministry on Public Health, Thailand. U.T.T.S. Life Time recognition (Thai Traditional Medicine/ Thai Traditional Massage) credentials #520121896. The credentials were issued in the offices of The Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand.

Anthony James, Life Time Member UTTS

Ajahn, Dr. James studied under the former Grandmaster Ajahn Sintorn Chaichagun at the Shivagakomarpaj Traditional Medicine Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from 1988 to 1995. He maintained a working relationship with his mentor in the Northern style, Grand Master Sintorn, and "The Old Medicine Hospital" until Grand Master Sintorn's passing in 2005.

Ajahn, Dr. James was the original founder and chief Teacher for the International Thai Therapists Association 1992-2012, to fairly represent the traditional Thai Yoga and Thai Massage practiced primarily in the US. Dr. James specializes in Native American Medicine, Thai medical theory, Asian history, Ayurveda, and Theravada Buddhism. In 2006, he was granted Ajahn/ professor and Master Thai Traditional Medicine: Thai Yoga/ Thai Massage Teacher status through the Anantasuk system (Hua Hin Thailand), recognized by the Wat Po Association. The Wangklaikangwon Industrial College Dean and Educational Director, Dr. Surasak Srinoi, presented the award.


Course Curriculum


  Ajahn, Dr. James Teaches the Basic Level One Vinyasa: Mat and Table
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  SomaVeda® Teachers Demonstrate Level One Flow
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  L1 SomaVeda Prone Position Breakout
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  L1 2nd. Supine Position Breakout
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  L1 Table Applications
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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