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In the tantric tradition, the human body is regarded as a temple, worthy of worship, sacred admiration, and… intense pleasure beyond imagination…. In the sexual teachings of Tantra, intimate massage has developed into one of the most profound healing modalities available on the planet today.
The beneficial aspects of Tantra Massage are many. Its significance today as an instrument of healing is far-reaching and, in fact, mind-blowing. Not only is it famed for its ability to remove sexual and energetic blockages from the body, but it can also eradicate common dysfunctions, an inability to achieve deep states of orgasm (especially in the case of women), and other psychosomatic issues. This is a beautiful way to share the very beneficial aspects of touch and energy exchange, and to bring restorative, sacred healing to your partner or clients.
Our Tantra Massage Therapist Training will train anyone who is interested to become a tantric healer in personal or professional life in the practical skill of Tantra Massage. The course includes the full teachings of yoni and lingam massage (yoni is the ancient sacred name for the female genitalia and lingam is the corresponding term for the male phallus). This is a rare art approached with gratitude, an attitude of transfiguration and devotion, and a commitment to honour the divine tantric heritage, which forms the roots of this amazing practice.
This course is led by our advanced teacher Liisa Maimon.
Curriculum of Study
Part I: Theoretical Teachings
- The history of Tantra and the concept of shakti (energy)
- An introduction to tantric sexual energy and tantric sex
- How to learn to feel and to control energy
- Yogic samyama and its importance in Tantric Massage
- The basics of Ayurveda
- Ayurvedic massage – relation to and connections with Tantra
- Understanding the human energy system and channels
- Genital reflexology in Tantra and Taoism
Part II: Practical Teachings
- Step-by-step massage techniques for the whole body
- Learning about the marma points in Ayurveda and the equivalent energy network from Traditional Chinese Medicine
- How to do tantric yoni massage: the most beneficial movements and techniques, yoni reflexology, external and internal yoni massage, and the use of energy
- How to do tantric lingam massage: the most beneficial movements and techniques, lingam reflexology, lingam massage, and the use of energy
- Methods for facilitating continence (non-ejaculation) and energetic control in men as well as awareness and sublimation in women
- Learning about the secret of the Flow® in massage
- Learning how to choose and use oils and lubricants
Part III: The Art of Tantra Massage
- How to prepare for Tantra Massage
- A basic study of the human aura
- Understanding karma, detachment, and consecration; how to avoid taking on negative karma and negative effects while giving a massage
- Whom to accept and reject for Tantra Massage
- Protection techniques for keeping yourself as a therapist safe during massage
- Self-preparation and physical, emotional, and mental purity
- Transfiguration of the massage recipient
- Preparation of the space
- How to conclude a Tantra Massage harmoniously
Note: The 10-day Tantra Massage Therapist Training does not license you to teach Tantra Massage, not in the form of courses, nor individually. This course is designed to give you needed knowledge and skills as a therapist. To become a teacher of Tantra Massage and to gain all the paramount knowledge in order to teach Tantra Massage successfully you need to complete the Tantra Massage Teacher Training Course with us.
After the course I feel spiritually pure – my heart is full of unconditional love. I learned to find the energy hidden within me, to direct it, use it, and hold on to it. I was also surprised that suddenly so many amazing people came into my life with this course.
I learned so many new things in this course. Mostly that tantric massage is not just a massage or technique but it is so much more at the mental and spiritual levels.
“I received an important tool for myself as well as the self-confidence to use it. I learned to share love and not be attached – detachment.”
This Tantra Massage Therapist Training in Brazil is a residential course. The group will spend all 10 days in same location with accommodation and meals provided.
The course involves a total of 85 hours of intense theoretical studies and practical training. The course is conducted over a period of 10 days, which culminate with theoretical and practical exam. Upon the successful completion of the exam a participant will receive the Tantra Massage Therapist Certificate issued by the Somananda Tantra School.
The course schedule may vary day-by-day due to the nature of the teachings and needs of the group, but generally, our training schedule will look like the following:
- Day 1 (8 March 2018): 19.00 welcome dinner followed by the retreat introduction at 20.00. Arrival to venue is available from 15.00 onwards.
- Days 2-10 (8-17 March 2018): Teachings and practice of Tantra Massage for approximately eight hours daily. In terms of rhythm, more intense sessions follow more relaxed sessions, such that participants do not need to sustain their energy maximally and have intervals to revitalise.
8.00 Morning Hatha Yoga for purification and revitalisation
10.00 Morning teaching session
13:30 Lunch and rest
16.00 Afternoon teaching session
21.00 Sauna and/or satsang
- Day 11 (18 March 2018): Final exam, course-ending ceremony, and conclusion by 15.00 Please do not plan your departure before 15.00
This international Tantra Massage Therapist Training concludes with a final exam, held on the last day of the course. Course participants must successfully pass both elements of the exam, displaying proficiency in their knowledge and practical skills, in order to receive their certificate. The exam will include a theoretical exam (30 multiple-choice questions in 30 minutes; 80% is the passing rate) and a practical exam of giving a massage to one of your peers (15-30 minutes). Points are awarded based on observations by the teachers.
The Tantra Massage Therapist Training is meant for open-minded individuals who would like to embark on a tantric journey with authentic spiritual focus. If you are attracted to sexual healing and would like to integrate it into your personal or professional life by becoming a tantric healer, this training is for you. The course teaches about the nurturing ability of touch as well as the glorious potential of tantric sexuality in general.
Tantric science is all about energy and in Tantra Massage teachings we will focus a lot on learning to master energy in a way that brings about whole body blissful and orgasmic experiences. Teachings on achieving full body energy orgasms will be one of the focal points of the training.
However, although our Tantra massage courses provide valuable life-changing experiences and teachings in tantric energy and spiritual knowledge, it is important to clarify that feeling energy, having energy-based experiences, or experiencing orgasms of any kind during the days of the massage course depend on individual levels of purity, whether or not blockages exist, and karma, among other things – and therefore cannot be guaranteed. In some cases more time and individual practice are needed. Please keep this in mind when you register for any of our Tantra massage courses.
Both singles and couples can join this training, but all participants will be practicing (i.e. giving and receiving massage) with many partners throughout the course of the training. Gender equality is aimed for.
In this training exchange of partners for the sake of learning and accumulating experience is essential and cannot be avoided. Being open-minded about working with other partners (in both giving and receiving massage, including yoni and lingam massage) is an absolute prerequisite for joining this training.
In this training the practical exercises will be conducted with men and women in pairs. Women will have the opportunity to receive yoni massage and to practice giving lingam massage. Men will have the opportunity to receive lingam massage and to practice giving yoni massage.
This course includes nudity and personal intimate touch with various partners of opposite sex, so it is essential that those wishing to join be ready to open up and approach this subject with maturity and an open mind. Please realistically evaluate yourself before applying to join, and by your application agree that you assure us you are fully prepared to join. A respectful atmosphere is kept at all times.
Upon the successful completion of the training and the final exam, a Tantra Massage Therapist Certificate will be issued by Somananda Tantra School.
In an unlikely event of you not passing the exam, you can take it again on a later date. Until then a certificate will not be issued to you. However, the exam is not meant to fail you, but to give you an indication of your progress. It will not be too challenging and you will have plenty of time to be well prepared.
This can vary depending on dates and location, but usual group size is between 24-40 people. Groups are normally very international with people from several different continents and from about 10 to 20 different countries.
The 10-day Tantra Massage Therapist Training does not license you to teach Tantra Massage, not in the form of courses, nor individually. This course is designed to give you needed knowledge and skills as a therapist. To become a teacher of Tantra Massage and to gain all the paramount knowledge in order to teach Tantra Massage successfully you need to complete the Tantra Massage Teacher Training Course with us.
Our Tantra massage courses provide valuable life-changing experiences and teachings in tantric energy and spiritual knowledge. However, although our Tantra massage courses provide valuable life-changing experiences and teachings in tantric energy and spiritual knowledge, it is important to clarify that feeling energy, having energy-based experiences, or experiencing orgasms of any kind during the days of the massage course depend on individual levels of purity, whether or not blockages exist, and karma, among other things – and therefore cannot be guaranteed. In some cases more time and individual practice are needed. Please keep this in mind when you register for any of our Tantra massage courses.
“I knew nothing about tantra before and now I do what it is and how great it is! The course really opened my eyes, taught me new knowledge, skills and much more.”
“After the course I felt tired but satisfied. It was amazing to feel the presence and love of my partner. I learned to receive without guilt and started to accept people as they are.”
“I received an important tool for myself as well as the self-confidence to use it. I learned to share love and not be attached – detachment.”
“After the course I felt tired because it was very intense, but this tiredness was good. A friend who saw me after the course told me that I look different. Something in me changed, but I feel that this is just a beginning. Self-confidence, touch, laughter – I learned to love myself. Also, I learned that I want to learn more!”
For the purpose of creating a balanced and harmonious group, this course can be joined by application only. Please complete your deposit payment online (450€) and you will receive a link to a short Application Form to your email. Upon completing the form your application will be processed and an answer will be given within 5 working days. In case of a negative answer your payment will be fully refunded.
This course includes nudity and intimate personal touch. It is essential that those wishing to join are ready to open up and approach this subject with maturity, sincerity, and respect. Please realistically evaluate yourself before applying. There is no explicit sexuality in this training and no explicit sexual activity as part of the curriculum. The course does require that every participant is open to work and practice massage with everyone from the opposite gender. Again, please evaluate your readiness for this.
Upon a cancellation from your part, the course deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. Please make sure you fully understand our Terms of Service before making the payment as other payment and cancellation policies apply.
Early-early-bird fee: 1880€ (450€ deposit + 1430€ Payment 2), available if full payment done by 15 December 2017
Early-bird fee: 1980€ (450€ deposit + 1530€ Payment 2), available if full payment done by 8 February 2018
Regular fee: 2080€ (450€ deposit + 1630€ Payment 2), starting from 9 February 2018
The course fee includes: all course teachings and supplies, accommodation for 10 nights in shared occupancy (2-3 people per room) and meals three times a day, bus transport from Rio de Janeiro to the course venue and back.
The course fee DOES NOT include: flights, cost of some personal supplies that a participant is required to bring (e.g. Yoga mat and other, exact list will be sent prior to the course).
To apply for the course a minimum of 450€ deposit payment (Payment 1) is required for your application to be reviewed (this amount is included in the overall prices). After you receive an acceptance confirmation, you can make the remainder payment (Payment 2). You can make all payments with a debit or credit card below. Upon a cancellation from your side, the deposit payment is NON-REFUNDABLE. Please read all our Terms of Service before making your payment.
This course is conducted in English language and synchronized translation into Portuguese is offered to the people who need it. Please notify us over email IN ADVANCE if you need translation into Portuguese (). The English used in the course by our teachers is very clear and easy to follow.
We have selected a beautiful and tranquil location for this course. The Vrindavana Hotel will allow you to immerse yourself in a magical and enchanting nature. It is located in the mountains surrounded by greenery, walking trails, pools, waterfalls and the beautiful panoramic scenery of the valley and forest of the Jacaranda reserve. The hotel features chalets and apartments with hammocks and beautiful garden. Rooms will be shared by 2-3 people. Single rooms are available for extra cost, please email to .