CTP Description



Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate Program



Start Dates Remaining:  2016

January 8th. – February 3rd. 2016
March 4th. to March 30th 2016
June 3rd. to June 29th. 2016
September 2nd. to September 28th. 2016
November 4th. to November 30th. 2016

SCNM: SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies®: Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, Thai Yoga, Thai Yoga Massage or Thai Massage, also known as Thai Yoga Therapy, Thai Yoga Massage, Nuad Thai or Nuad Boran, is an ancient sacred, spiritually based, vitalistic and holistic healing art that can be learned and practiced by anyone with an open mind, compassionate heart and a desire to help others. Our SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy Practitioner Certificate Program (CTP1) also includes emphasis on indigenous, traditional, natural and/or Native American Medicine and Religion.  SCNM: Thai Yoga Center offers four different professionally recognized Certificate Programs and Five College Degrees!

200 hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner, CTP Description

Practice legally and safely with our program! No Massage or Massage Therapy License Required under NAIC! We teach Legal Guidelines and Legal Marketing Practices in every class!


This is the original Thai Yoga and Indigenous Medicine certification first brought to the US in 1983 offered as an NAIC Seminary. Designed and supervised by Dr. Anthony James, an Aachan, Master Teacher of Thai Yoga, Doctor of Ayurveda, Doctor of Sacred Natural Medicine, Doctor of Pastoral Medicine  and Naturopathy, Native American Church Medicine Person. Anthony B. James authored the very first English book published in the United States on Traditional Thai Massage/ Thai Yoga in 1983! (Traditional Thai Medical Massage, Meta Journal Press)

Who is eligible to apply for the CTP and are there prerequisites?

Advanced Thai Yoga Certified Practitioner Program:CTP (200 hour residential intensive). This 27 day, approximately one month plus long program, will cover all five levels of the Basic Professional Thai Yoga Certification Program plus fifteen additional breakout and/or supplemental courses described below.

200 Contact Hour Requirements –

Our Certificate/ Degree programs are Florida DOE Commission on Independent Education Compliant, AADP, NCBTMB, NAIC, ANMA, SMOCH, Florida State Board of Massage Therapy # 50-11633


Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education Compliant


Course Work Included:

Level I: Fundamentals of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga – 18 hours  (A complete basic vinyasa incorporating all five body attitudes)
Level 2: Ayurvedic, Southern Style SomaVeda® Thai Yoga  – 48 hours (The SomaVeda® Therapeutic Day Protocol: Seven unique daily sessions including all five body attitudes: Supine, Side, Prone, Abdomen and Seated applications)
Level 3: Nuad Boran: Northern Style SomaVeda® Thai Yoga – 56 hours (The Complete n Northern Style Catalog of over 300 positions)
Level 4: Advanced Training: Lines, Wheels and Points, SomaVeda® Ayurveda Theory (Traditional Thai Medicine, Ayurveda Theory, Cosmology, Sen Lines, Assessments, Indications, Contra-indications, Chakra Theory and Korosot Astrology: Level Four) – 30 hours
Level 5: Clinical Applications and Development: Specific programs for Clients based on Ayurvedic Assessments and Guidelines. – 32 hours = 160 Core Contact Hours. SCNM: SomaVeda® Level Five also includes the SomaVeda® Legal Guidelines and Practices for Healing Professionals Course work.
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How Much does it cost?

The full NAIC Seminary tuition for the Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner Program (CTP1) including all core course work and required adjuncts is $4,695.00. (Not including housing and book fees.)

However, with an NAIC Grant/ Tuition Scholarship you could save up to 90% of the actual tuition!

PLEASE NOTE! If finances are an issue in attending we recommend that you apply for one of our generous NAIC Tuition Donation Scholarship Programs.

Special!!  in addition to the amazing core curriculum Twenty Seven (27) additional protocols will be included in this awesome training at no extra fee! These courses alone could easily cost another $2,500.00 if taken separately. Why pay extra or separately for these valuable courses somewhere else? We will include them at no additional charge!

CLICK HERE for more detailed information on the 27 additional adjunct courses included in the CTP1

(Optional: BP/ Endocrine, PH, Trace Mineral Deficiency Test, Ayurvedic Health and Wellness Assessment. Additional Test and Examinations/ Assessments available at additional cost)

To Pick Housing and Register, Click Here! (Please Note! Residential Housing is required for maximum tuition scholarship approval.)

Why are we offering so much for so little?

Get your SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Basic Practitioner Certificate in the SomaVeda® Certified Thai Yoga Practitioner Program 200 Hour Practitioner Training with Aachan, Dr. Anthony B. James and SCNM Teachers Today!

200 Hour Program Completion Benefits Include:

The SomaVeda® CTP program is a required part of our SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher Certification Program (TCP), 650hr. Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC-NAMA) and our 1008 Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists Certificate (AYT-AAPNA) Programs. Additionally the CTP course series credits hours towards the SCNM College Degree and Diploma Programs: 2595hr  Practitioner of Natural Medicine Ayurveda,  Associate of Sacred Arts in Traditional Natural Medicine (ASA), Bachelor of Sacred Science (BSSc.) in Natural Medicine Bachelor of Applied Sacred Science in Yoga Therapy, Bachelor of Applied Sacred Science in Massage Therapy as well as our comprehensive /Traditional Naturopath  and Doctor of Sacred Natural Medicine Degree (DSNM/ ND(T)) Program.

Not Included: CTP1 Materials fee is $269.00 for all workbooks, text, posters and DVD required. Food and Meals not included. There is a separate meal plan available listed with housing.  Electrical for Camping and or Kitchen use fee. Personal medical consultations and or treatments of any kind with Dr. James or other TYC staff. Personal medical or therapeutic treatments/ consultations are available by appointment at additional expense. See NWS Clinic Menu for details.

(Current scholarship and or reduced tuition offers expires OCTOBER 30th. 2016 5:00pm)

The State of Florida Department of Education

Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities

Native American Indigenous Church College of Natural Medicine operates in compliance, as a degree granting institution through exemption, by the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities under Section 1005.06 (1) (f), FLA Statutes. The state, like other states, does not require accreditation or theological accreditation for our religious education based programs.


Important: Please Note! NAIC Inc./ SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine/ Thai Yoga Center Cancellation and Refund Policies apply to all registrations and or reservations for courses and programs. NAIC/ Thai Yoga Center Programs are not public and are offered exclusively under expressed ecclesiastical/ private association and acceptance of these Posted Refund and Cancellation Policies and RPG’s are a precondition towards acceptance and participation in any program or course of study. Click Here for Refund and Cancellation Policy

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