Introducing Thai Yoga, “Reusi Dat Ton,” and its place within the traditions of Buddhist Yoga and Mahasiddhas. Tracing its development from India into Nepal, Tibet and the Ancient Lanna Kingdom of Southeast Asia. Discussing the ways wind is managed in “Reusi Dat Ton” from breathing techniques and visualization to self-massage, joint mobilization and full body exercises. Featuring images of techniques as depicted in traditional artwork including: statues, murals, and illustrations from manuscripts.
Questions for reflection
What are some of the manifestations of “Wind” in your body?
Name some examples of “Sen Lines” in your body?
What are some of the ways “Wind” is managed in Reusi Dat Ton?
Discuss the origins of Traditional Thai Massage.
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David Wells, C-IAYT, works as a Yoga Therapist in an Integrated Pain Management Clinic and provides Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers (YA), Yoga Therapists (IAYT), and Massage Therapists (NCBTMB). He served 3 years in Peace Corps Thailand and received Thai Massage and Thai Yoga, “Reusi Dat Ton”, certifications from The Wat Po School of Traditional Thai Medicine in Bangkok and The Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, under the authorization of The Thai Ministry of Education and studied with Reusis in Thailand. He also received Advanced Yoga Teaching Certifications from Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, The Sivananda Yoga Center and The Yoga Institute of Mumbai in India.