Courses Offered at Thai Massage & Shiatsu Training Scotland:
We offer a variety of courses in traditional eastern therapies and Well Mother pregnancy specialisations. Please select from the following list for further information and please click here to register for the newsletter & be kept up to date on upcoming courses.
Well Mother Massage for Pregnancy Diploma
Well Mother Shiatsu for Birth Professionals
About Our Teachers
Lucy Trend: Director and Principle teacher click here for more info about Lucy
Maria Hawkins teaches on several of our courses. She is a Thai Massage, Shiatsu and Holistic Massage Therapist, and she also has a catering business for Yoga retreats. Maria studied Shiatsu and Thai Massage with Lucy and also went to Thai Massage Circus in Laos in 2014. Lucy and Maria have been working together since 2008 and are known for their immense knowledge, but also for their humour in class.
Julie Kane teaches on the Thai Foot Massage course and the Thai Yoga Massage Course. By day she is a teacher at a secondary school in Glasgow. She first fell in love with Thai Yoga Massage on her travels to Thailand and South East Asia 15 years ago. While on holiday in Ko Samui in 2014 she investigated training in the U.K. and signed up for the Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage with Lucy Trend a few months later. Since then Julie has completed the Thai Yoga Massage, Thai Foot Massage and Advanced Thai courses and was an assistant to Lucy on the diploma course in 2016/17. Lucy ignited Julie’s interest in learning TYM and continues to inspire her to develop her practice.
Lesley Lewis is owner/therapist at Heart + Hara Massage and teaches on the Thai Foot Massage course and the Thai Yoga Massage Course. Having held a long-term interest in massage and complementary therapies Lesley’s Thai Massage journey began in June 2015 when she attended the a Beginners Weekend Course with Lucy. Lesley then went on to fulfil her ambition to become a professional therapist in 2016, gaining her Diploma in Thai Yoga Massage from Thai Massage Training Scotland. Lesley is an experienced Trainer and Assessor having delivered training in both public and private sectors over many years. She has a passion for all things Thai, practices Iyengar yoga and is a busy mum of two. Lesley is committed to continuing personal development and completed the Well Mother Diploma, again with Thai Massage Training Scotland, during 2017.
John Caughey is a Level 3 Personal Trainer, with further teaching qualifications in Pilates and Yoga. In the main he works in the area of movement, mobility and flexibility. His introduction to Thai Massage was during a holiday in Thailand and having very much enjoyed the experience, he decided to would like to acquire this skill and discovered Thai Massage Training Scotland. He went on to complete the Advanced Diploma in Thai Massage and further training in advanced techniques, and currently has a study and varied client base.
Mark Russell has been practising Yoga for over 10 years and teaching for 5. He has spent months between India, Thailand and Laos studying Yoga with AG Mohan in Chennai and Thai Massage at the Thai Massage Circus. He has also studied for 3 years in the UK with the incredible Yoga anatomy teacher Gary Carter. He believes Yoga and Thai massage work incredibly well together and that Yoga teachers would benefit massively from learning some of these techniques.