Thailand Retreat: The Moving Spine

Bodywork & Movement in a Floating Retreat Center

Thailand Retreat At-a-Glance


Eleven amazing days:
Feb 22 - Mar 5, 2025


On a floating raft house in Thailand, surrounded by the protected jungle ecosystem of Khao Sok National Park


Advanced Myofascial Techniques
Contact Improvisation
Zoga Movement
Hands-on bodywork training, practice, & supervision
All-levels movement classes for bodyworkers and their companions
...plus chill-time, kayaks, swimming, field trips, & much more


Professionally trained manual therapists (massage therapists, structural integration, osteopaths, myotherapists, etc). Plus, companions welcome!


Earn 36 - 54 CAMT / NCBTMB CE Credits (depending on options chosen)*


As low as $3091, all-inclusive.
Tax-deductible professional development
Discounts for CAMT, Annual A-T Subscribers, groups of 3, repeaters, and Early Birds
Hold your spot with a $350 deposit ($250 CAMT), pay the rest by Dec 2
Payment plans available!

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The Program

Our schedule will balance professional and personal time. Elements will include:

  • Hands-on training: Spine Ribs & Low Back course in the Advanced Myofascial Techniques series, in a special expanded format
  • Daily Zoga, Contact Improvisation, or other movement classes (all levels)
  • Extended faculty-supervised bodywork clinics/practice sessions
  • Additional options for individualized faculty supervision, mentoring, advising, and sessions (earn credits for CAMT I or II)
  • Digital detox: plenty of time for off-line relaxing, reading, receiving bodywork, reflection, and enjoyment
  • Delicious meals and snacks prepared with an abundance of local flavors using healthy, fresh ingredients. (Special diet? No problem! Just email us.)
  • Kayaking, swimming, hiking, cave-exploring, wildlife-watching, field trips, and other nearby activities
  • More offerings from the advanced-trainings.com faculty and special guest instructors will be announced as they're added; stay tuned!

The Program

Credit and Certification: retreat participation earns credits toward Certification in Advanced Myofascial Techniques (CAMT, Levels I and/or II). From 36 to 60 credits are possible, depending on classes and options you choose. Approved CE/professional development credit (NCBTMB, FL, NY, State/Provincial, IASI, CAMT, and others) is also available by request: please inquire.

    Details & Travel

    • The all-inclusive fee covers everything you'll need for the entire life-changing 11-day retreat, beginning with easy airport pickup and return; tranquil accommodations (upgrades available); delicious meals and snacks; tuition for the engaging classes, classes, labs, and workshops; class credit; and more. (Some field trips, individual sessions, additional credit options, or other miscellaneous alternatives may require a modest additional cost.)
    • Hold your space with a deposit; Early Bird, CAMT and A-T Subscriber discounts, and payment plans available.
    • Full details are on the retreat's policy page.

    Details & Travel

    • Companions welcome! While the hands-on training segments are limited to professionally trained bodyworkers and manual therapists, we encourage everyone’s participation in the daily yoga/movement classes, bodywork supervision clinics (as receivers!), field trips, and more.
    • Three types of comfortable accommodations are available:
    • Standard Bungalow: 2 double beds, ensuite bath. (Come with a friend, or we can pair you with a same-sex roommate.)
    • Original Jungalow: 1 queen bed, shared bath. (Perfect for single or couple.)
    • Deluxe Bungalow: 1 king/queen bed, private ensuite bath. (Choice accommodations for couples or single.)
    • For great deals on Thailand travel, we recommend starting with kayak.com or skyscanner.com. For arriving/departing Bangkok, Phuket, or other flexible options, see the venue's travel site.

    Retreat Faculty

    Choose from a variety of classes and groups with the amazing A-T and guest faculty

    Til Luchau Advanced-Trainings

    Til Luchau

    Lead Instructor

    Til Luchau Advanced-Trainings

    Wojtek Cackowski

    Zoga Guest Instructor

    Til Luchau Advanced-Trainings

    Alicia Grayson

    Contact Improvisation Guest Instructor

    Chris Pohowsky

    A-T Faculty

    Bruce Nelson

    A-T Faculty

    Bibiana Badenes

    Guest Movement Instructor

    Clare Goddard

    A-T Assistant Faculty

    Jessica A. Garcia

    A-T Assistant Faculty

    Cost and Discounts

    Register now with a $350 deposit ($250 CAMT), pay the balance by Dec 2
    (or by Oct 24 for Early Bird discount). Payment plans available, email us!

    $3,348 all-inclusive

    Early-Bird Price

    (or as low as $3091 after discounts)
    until Oct 24 '24

    $3,748 all-inclusive

    Normal Price

    or as low as $3487 after discounts)
    beginning Oct 25 '24

    Who is Eligible Combinable Discounts Details - Discounted total calculated at checkout
    Early Bird Discount: Get $300 off Pay in full by Oct 24, '24 and save $300 off normal price.
    CAMT Participants Get another $100 off Are you in the CAMT program? Log in first and you'll automatically save $100 off at checkout! Or, sign up now to save $100 on the combined price.
    Annual A-T Subscribers Get another $24 off Are you an annual A-T Subscriber? Log in first and you'll automatically get $24 off at checkout! Or, subscribe now and your savings will be like getting a free month.
    Group Discount: Get $50 off, each! 3 or more participants registering together save $50 each! Required: email us before enrolling any members of your group.
    'Spine Ribs & Low Back' Repeaters Get another $50 off Already taken the Spine Ribs & Low Back In-person or Principles AMT course? Log in first and you'll automatically get $50 off at checkout!
    Venmo/Pay-by-Check Discount: Get another 1% off Save 1% (up to $37) when you pay by Venmo or check (email us for instructions)

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