Resources for Students & Practitioners
Click to Order ITM books & DVDs (which supplement levels 1 & 2)
Books about Thai Bodywork & Massage:
Apfelbaum, Ananda. Thai Massage: Sacred Bodywork. New York: Avery, 2004. Print.
Asokananda (Harold Burst). The Art of Traditional Thai Massage. Bangkok: Editions Duang Kamol, 1990. Print.
Salguero, C. Pierce. Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: a Complete Guide to Traditional Thai Massage Therapy and Acupressure. Forres: Findhorn, 2004. Print.
Setthakorn, Chongkol & Atchara. “Nuad Bo-rarn,” Ancient Massage of Thailand (Northern Style). Chiang Mai: ITM International Training Massage School, 1992. Print.
Places to Study Thai Massage in Thailand:
Northern Style Schools:
ITM–International Training Massage School (Jenn teaches levels 1 & 2 and studied intensively here) — Chiang Mai
Old Medicine Hospital / Shivagakomarpaj Institute (Chongkol Setthakorn who started ITM, used to be the director, taught & studied here) –Chiang Mai
Lek Chiaya Massage — Chiang Mai
Pichest Boonthumme (also studied & taught at Old Medicine Hospital before teaching on his own) — Chiang Mai
Southern Style Schools:
Wat Po — Bangkok (they also have a school in Chiang Mai)
many more resources (books, DVDs, links….coming soon!)