SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Professional On-Line Certification Course (CTP1-DL)
Distance Learning: Now Includes "Non-Contact" and Basics of Ayurveda Heath Coaching!Enroll in Course
SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner ONLINE PROFESSIONAL Certification (CTP1: Basic) Course
FULL Tuition is Normally $5,395.00 (not including housing, books, and lab fees)
Corona Special!! However, due to current travel restrictions, we offer the full CTP1 tuition for only $1,795.00! (Does Not include Required Textbooks: $285.00 + Shipping: $17.00+ NAIC Member Legal Shield $200.00= $502.00) Total Due: Tuition Plus Required Textbooks/ Off Platform "Vitalism" course and Shipping on Checkout = $1,795.00!!
Please note: Tuition does not include state taxes your home state may require!
The special offer ends on July 1st. 2023.
ATTENTION! New Pricing effective to July 1st, 2023 (There After: $1,995.00)
Complete Package: What's Included for only $1,795.00!! (Cash Price!)(Courtesy payment plan available at additional donation)
1) Pre-requisite Course for SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certificate Program
2) SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner ON-LINE PROFESSIONAL Certification (CTP1: Basic) Course
3) Supplemental and Adjunct Professional Courses for Clinical, Practical, Legal, and Practice Building
4) All primary and secondary Textbooks + Lab & Certificate, NAIC Member Practitioner "AFM" Legal Shield Authorization Membership fee ($200.) on completion
Save $3,600.00 off the full tuition for our LIVE Practitioner Certification Program!
164-Hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga and Thai Massage Certified Thai Practitioner Training & Certification LearnThaiYoga Online/ PROFESSIONAL Home Study/ Distance Learning Program To Gain your CTP1 Professional Certification and NAIC Legal Authorization to Practice!
Covid-19 Pandemic SPECIAL! We want to assist you in getting up to speed to add and implement effective strategies for the current crises. If you are a Massage Person and are OUT OF WORK due to Quarantine or "Stay at Home" orders, then now is the perfect time and opportunity to learn a new system that is good for the current issue but will serve you well as it has for so many for the future.
This is not an exclusive "technique" focused course! Although our "techniques" are world famous... what most people don't know is that SomaVeda® Thai Yoga is a subset of SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies®, a comprehensive Ayurveda and Native Medicine based holistic health system with many facets, adjuncts, variations, and alternative approaches to Everything from Cancer to SARS-COV-2 (Covid-19)!
Courses Last Updated 04/28/2023
This course will give you a variation of a new technique and genuine productive functional medicine solutions you can begin offering as a SOMAVEDA® THAI YOGA, AYURVEDA PRACTITIONER: MINISTER AND HEALTH COACH in your own home! We will give you approaches to making an excellent living at home, using your phone and video conference with clients, and the confidence to do so. You will be ahead of the curve when you can begin doing hands-on treatments again!
SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies®: Traditional Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, Traditional Thai Massage, Indigenous Traditional Natural Medicine... "The Practical Expression of Loving Kindness"
About the Program: First, we are the oldest educational program offering professional education and certification in Thai Traditional Yoga Therapy (Thai Traditional Ayurveda and Massage) in the US... Full-time since 1984!
SomaVeda® Thai Yoga (Thai Traditional Ayurveda), also known as "Nuad Boran," is an ancient healing art that anyone can learn and practice with an open mind, compassionate heart, and a desire to help others. We offer all levels from Intro Workshop to get the basics to Certified Master Practitioner or earn your CTP (Certified Thai Practitioner) status. With this comprehensive professional Home Study/ Distance Learning training and certification program, you can help your clients, friends, or family. There is no pre-requisite; this IS the pre-requisite! All you need is a sincere desire to learn and use Yoga science to reduce suffering and serve others. No previous experience is necessary!
CLICK HERE for SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® Thai Yoga Accreditations, Recognitions, and Awards!
This original SomaVeda® Thai Yoga certification was brought to the US in 1983. Designed and supervised by Ajahn, Master Teacher, Physician, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Ayurveda, and Doctor of Naturopathy. Click Here for Ajahn, Dr. James' Bio!
SomaVeda® Thai Yoga is suitable for: Yoga practitioners, Yoga teachers, Bodyworkers, Shiatsu, Rolfers, Trager Practitioners, Naturopath, OMDs, Chiropractors, Herbalists, Colon Therapists, Physical Therapists, DO, Reiki Practitioners, Energy Healers, Nutritionist, Psychologist, Psychotherapists, Massage Therapists, Myomassologists, Traeger, NMT or Neuromuscular Therapists as well as Lay and or Spiritual practitioners.
CLICK HERE for Programmatic Recognitions!
SomaVeda® is perfect for families wanting more independence in their "home" healthcare. Today, Everything you can treat at home should be treated at home!
Anyone with any background wants to learn and or incorporate the healing science of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga and Ayurveda into their life, practice, and Holistic Counseling ministry.
The LearnThaiYoga Online SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certified Practitioner Program: CTP1 (164 hours non-residential intensive). This program will cover four basic levels of the Basic Professional SomaVeda®Thai Yoga Certification Program, plus additional breakout or supplemental courses described below.
164hr. Professional Certification Curriculum: Divided into Two Primary Courses and additional Breakout Courses, including 37 lessons/ lectures.
Foundations Trainings Included:
• Level I: SomaVeda® "Fundamentals of Thai Yoga."
• Level 2: SomaVeda® "Ayurvedic Thai Yoga."
• Level 4: SomaVeda® Advanced Training: SomaVeda® Theory (Cosmology, Sen Lines, Assessments, Indications, Contra-indications, Chakra Theory, and Korosot Medical Astrology, Includes all 25 lecture videos. This is the same required curriculum we use in our LIVE classes!
• Level 5: Advanced Training: Clinical Applications and Development of specific programs for Clients based on Vedic Assessments and Guidelines.
Special!! Also, in addition to the unique core curriculum, additional protocols, supplemental courses, and lessons will be included in this excellent training at no extra fee! These courses alone could easily cost another $2,000.00 if taken separately. Why pay extra or separately for these valuable courses somewhere else? We will include them at no additional charge!
The list of included elective and Bonus courses is evolving!
This is the current list of included Adjunct courses in your "MyCourses" dashboard.
- SomaVeda® Practitioner Home Study Pre-requisite Lessons (Level Four courses...Required... NOT OPTIONAL!)
- Free Guide to What is Thai Yoga? 101
- What is Thai Yoga? 101
- Fundamentals of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy and Traditional Thai Massage
- How To Start a Home-Based Sacred Healing and Counseling Business
- Natural Solutions for Corona, Flu, and Novel Viral Infections (Updated April 14th. 2021!)
- Natural Solutions for Infections for Ayurveda and Thai Yoga Therapists
- Prosperity for Healers and Health Practitioners
- SomaVeda® Ayurvedic Thai Yoga Massage Therapy: Level Two
- Theory and Principles of Somaveda® Thai Yoga Therapy (Additional to the Theory in the "Pre-requisite" courses)
- Insight Into Vaccines for Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, and Healing Arts Practitioners (Updated 03/06/2023)
- Recovering Health Post SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Variant and or Vax & Booster: Dealing with and Protecting from Adverse reactions to Gene Modification (mRNA)-delivery systems with Informed Healing, Protection, and Recovery Advise (Update 03/02/2023)
NEW!! It also includes New Covid-19 and Novel Infection Strategies and protocols for dealing with the current pandemic and related! (Updated 03/06/2023)
Included Textbooks: Both e-books in downloadable format and printed textbooks are included in this course at no extra fee! Everything you need to complete the course and get your certificate is included.
Personal guidance from Ajahn and Dr. Anthony B. James is included in every step. Have a look at Dr. James' bio to have an appreciation of how unique this training opportunity is!
Optional: Reduced Price for LIVE Course! Complete this program, add a Full Live/Hands-On Intensive Seminar, and receive additional Competency Based Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification at the 164-hour level! The tuition for the optional LIVE CTP1 is at the best current Scholarship rate of only $595.00 (Not including Housing/ Scheduled and billed separately)
Ajahn, Dr. James wants the Practitioner and Instructor programs to be the best, the most intensive, and comprehensive training of this kind offered anywhere in the world! (Our Live program offers NCBTMB CE Hours for Massage Therapy.) Anyone who has ever taken a class with Ajahn, Dr. James, will tell you he is nothing if not generous! Why are we offering so much for so little?
It's not just about listing and memorizing techniques and so-called "trigger points." Trigger points are good information... however, we believe to truly handle pain and suffering, the fundamental dissonance of the essence and being manifesting the pain and suffering must be addressed. It's about the faithful teaching and transmission of knowledge and being via a living master associated with a living lineage and active line of communication. Our program is not so much about technique as about transformational processes using the traditional tools we have been permitted to use.
These traditional "tools" include and are not limited to Traditional Thai Ayurveda, Classical Indian Ayurveda, Indigenous Traditional and Native Medicine, Traditional Natural Medicine (Nature Cure), Religious Therapeutics and Monastic Medicine (Medicine of Hope), Herbology, Reflexology, Marma Chikitsa, Pancha Karma, Eating, Nutrition, Health Coaching, Yoga, Yoga Therapy, and Martial Arts for health and fitness!
And use we will. Ajahn says, "Be what you know." In our programs, you will learn and practice living the practice.
You will receive a FREE NAIC Student APM Membership as soon as you register. NAIC is the world's largest private religious/ tribal organization membership association authorizing SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, Thai Massage, and Energy Based Healing and Religious Therapeutics. After you complete your LearnThaiYoga online CTP1 training, you will be eligible to apply for Certified Basic Thai Practitioner AFM Membership with NAIC which will allow you to legally practice under our guidelines in all 50 US States and US Territories, including Puerto Rico. Additionally, we will list you as an authorized Practitioner on the Directory at ThaiYogaCenter.Com. Last year alone saw more than 15 million visitors use the site!
The NAIC AFM Authorizes you to work and practice as an authorized ministry and health coach/ practitioner of indigenous Medicine and sacred healing arts in ALL 50 STATES and US Territories. You can practice and bring sacred healing to your local community even during the current health crises. Massage may be banned or illegal, but authentic and authorized SomaVeda® under NAIC IS NOT! On successful completion of all requirements and certification issued, you will receive the NAIC Authorized Full Blessed Member: Practitioner Status with NAIC Membership Card.
Certificate of Completion in the Apprentice-style, Basic SomaVeda® Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner: Professional Home Study/ Distance Learning Program 164Hr.Practitioner Training & Certificate Program with NAIC, Inc. and Prof. Anthony 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
164-Hour Program Completion Benefits Include:
• Receiving your Certificate of Completion/ Graduation of the entire program for your credentials & NAIC Authorization to practice Everything you have learned! If you have additional cogent healing specialties that you would like included... contact the office, as we can do this, but only individually.
• Being listed on ThaiYogaCenter.com Practitioner Directory as a Certified SomaVeda® Thai Practitioner
• Discounts (when applicable) on further Thai Yoga and Thai Massage training at the Thai Yoga Center
• Qualifies as a pre-requisite course for the "BareBones Doctor" DSTIM Fast Track Doctoral Degree! Perfect for current times!
• Eligibility to apply for Full LIVE, 13 days, 164hr. CE hour Practitioner Residential Hands-On Retreat for $595.00 Only pay for your housing and any incidentals! We schedule these six times a year!
(Corona Special! This offer expires on July 1st. 2023, 5:00 pm)
Please Note The 164hr. CE on Completion DOES NOT reflect the hours the student (You) may spend or take to complete the requirements. Course hrs and credit hours are not the same things! Course hours are the physical hours the materials and conditions may take vs. the CE credits awarded upon completion. For example, the course may require viewing a two hr. class but will only issue 1.5 hr—course credits for completion. Exact credits vary from system to study and from lesson to lesson. The Live class will complete these equivalent hours in 13 full days. How long it will take you varies widely from student to student.
CANCELLATION and REFUND POLICY: LearnThaiYoga Online Educational programs are offered as Seminary of the Native American Indigenous Church Inc. (NAIC Inc.). NAIC Inc. is an IRS 508c1a FBO, Tribal Org, and Church. Once made, all donations and or payments to the Native American
Indigenous Church are final and non-refundable. Please see our Published
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Prof. Anthony James M.Sc.(Clinical Herbology), D.N.M.(C), N.D.(T), M.D.(AM), D.O.M.(Acu), D.P.H.C.(h.c.), Ph.D. (IM), Ph.D. (Hospitaller Medicine h.c.), D.M.M., R.A.A.P., U.T.T.S., M.S.G.R./CHEV., Ordained Native Bishop Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church of the East in Brazil, Dean, Professor, Director of Education and Traditional Medicine A.A.P.N.A. Advisory Board Member
Professor- Teacher, Physician, Registered Ayurveda Doctor (Vidya), 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.: SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, S.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 dean of the S.C.N.M.: SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, 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.
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.
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.