October 11, 2017
My name is Bianca Gilliam and I am entirely new to the practice of Thai massage (massage in general). I come to this practice with a background in yoga. I have been practicing on and off for 10 years with the last two years being consistent. There is nothing I love more than spending time on the mat and letting my body unfold.
I began working for a massage therapist here in the Richmond area about six months ago as a receptionists/jack of all trades. It has been a rewarding experience and I love the people I work with! My boss offered to pay for this training as she knows I am interested in not only yoga for myself but for others. I initially was hesitant because western massage techniques do not really interest me in the sense that I would be practicing them. I dove in anyways because I think many of the most beautiful things in life come after taking a risk and trusting that the universe will provide you with what you need. I really look forward to learning about healing others with the use of Thai massage.
I am also really excited to be doing this training with my fiance as my partner. We have practiced acro yoga together and in many of the classes they taught us a very short sequence of Thai massage that could be used at home. We use these techniques often and I cannot wait to expand on them and use them in the home more often.
When I finish this training I hope to begin taking clients at my current job. I hope to teach people about their breath and the wonderful ways in which it can be used to heal. I hope to extend health and wellness to each person that comes into my life.
Hi Bianca, welcome to our forum. With your yoga and acro yoga background you will take to Thai Massage easily. Since you have access to myself for any questions or any challenges you might experience, you won't be in this alone!
In a few months you will be a Thai Massage pro!