Thai Herbal Ball Therapy
Thai Herbal Ball Therapy is highly effective, exotic, and cutting-edge while being centuries old. Learn to incorporate this modality into your practice , at low cost, with the purchase of a simple vegetable steamer. After describing which herbs are used in the herbal balls, this class will focus on safety and basic maneuvers then offer a step-by-step protocol for seamlessly integrating the herbal balls into a luxurious and deeply therapeutic treatment just like the ones offered at top spas.
Steve Capellini has been working in the spa industry since 1983, first as a massage therapist, then as a trainer, supervisor, consultant and writer. He has trained the staffs at several top properties and currently teaches spa workshops to massage therapists, estheticians, and entrepreneurs across the U.S. and Canada. He wrote the monthly Spa Letters column for Massage Today, and has published 4 books: The Royal Treatment, Massage Therapy Career Guide, Massage for Dummies and Making the Switch to Being Rich. As a spa spokesperson, he’s given keynote speeches and appeared on dozens of TV shows and in many magazine articles. He was in charge of developing the spa program for the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, FL. and the spa training curriculum for East-West College in Portland, OR. In 2007 Steve traveled to Thailand to learn Thai massage and Thai Herbal Ball techniques to incorporate into massage and spa treatments.