Thai Massage and Shiatsu Training Scotland offer a variety of courses in traditional eastern therapies and Well Mother pregnancy specialisations. Please select from the list for further information:

Thai Yoga Massage Diploma Training

Thai Massage Techniques for Yoga Teachers

Thai Foot Massage Certificate Course

Thai Yoga Massage Beginners Weekend Course

On-site Seated Acupressure Massage Diploma Course

Advanced Thai Massage Diploma

Traditional Abdominal Massage Certificate

Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage Certificate

Traditional Thai Therapies Certificate – Intermediate/Advanced

Well Mother Massage for Pregnancy Diploma

Well Mother Shiatsu for Birth Professionals

About Our Teachers:

Lucy Trend: Director and Principle teacher click here for info


Maria defies gravity!

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 and Lesley mastering ‘Spanish Dancer’ move in class

Julie Kane 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 2 years ago 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 TYM diploma, TFM and Advanced Thai courses and she 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 is lesley h&s picqualified in Thai Yoga and Thai Foot Massage. 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 fulfilher 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 2. Lesley is committed to continuing personal development and is working towards completing the Well Mother Diploma, again with Thai Massage Training Scotland, during 2017  

Lucy & John

Lucy and John warming up!

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.

Maria Mark & Rachel Graduation

Have mat will travel! Mark, Maria and Rachel after their final assessment in 2014

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.


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