Setthakorn: Advisor of Thai Traditional Massage Association
of Japan is focused on by European and American mass communications
as a pioneer of Chiang-Mai style Nuad Bo'Rarn. He is a person who
is much talked about as a grand master teacher of a globally famous
Chiang-Mai ITM. He was focused on by many newspapers, magazines,
and TV programs such as "Massage Magazine" (U.S.A) and
"New Vision Journal" (U.S.A) in 1991, "Yoga Journal"
(Canada) and "Massage Therapy" (U.S.A) in 1992, "The
Network Magazine" in 1993, "Thailand Times" (Thailand),
"The Massage Massage" (U.S.A) and "Newsletter"
(U.S.A) in 1994.
Lek Chaiya: Advisor of the association is called "Mama
Lek", and is the person loved widely in Chiang-Mai. She is
originally from a family that is making their living by massage,
and her original form of the peculiar skill is the style taught
by her mother. She has been playing a major role in the Herb Union
in the northern part of Thailand as a Director since 1982. She started
on an enterprise of the peculiar skill as "Nerve Touch"
in 1997. There are many teachers in Thailand who were instructed
by Mama Lek, and she has been playing an important role in Chiang-Mai.
Naoyuki Fukui explains mainly medical backing of the massage
and structure of the human body such as bone and muscle at the advanced
course. He analyzes Thai Traditional Massage from the medical aspect:
"better posture for less strain, attention on massage for patients,
and effect of a meal". He explains just what he has experienced
from his practicing clinics in Tokyo and Kanagawa for 20 years.
He has been studying not only Thai Traditional Massage but also
acupressure, bone-crack, and chiropractic. He originally started
"Fukui style therapeutic procedure" in 1995. He has been
spending his time doing therapy and many patients visit him from
overseas as well as from all over Japan. He is the very famous person
whose name and therapy became to be known.
Megumi Matsumura: Head teacher of the school worked at a certain
employment agency. She was in charge of service, psychology and
marketing program for a long time, and her unique and intelligible
lecture was acknowledged. One day she visited Thailand to think
that she wants to make people beautiful not only from appearance
but from an inside. She gained her experience at many Thai Massage
schools to study Wat Pho in Bangkok, Nerve Touch in Chiang-Mai etc.,
and she came to have exchange widely with the persons involved in
Thai massage. She taught as an instructor at ITM in Chiang-Mai,
and she studied thoroughly as an expert of Thai Massage, and has
returned to Japan. She is the person who thinks seriously about
the intelligible way of teaching Thai Traditional Massage with making
her motto to "it is different to teach that it can do. We adhere
to how to teach."
Soichiro Watanabe totally advises the know-how of salon management
as a producer for direct management salons of association such as
"Healing Space muu", "AsiaS" and other official
salons. He totally advises such as interior plan, musical production,
representation, service, and event plan as a suggestion of "healing
space to excite the senses". He is the person who has caught
relaxation business synthetically from the actual result of ten
years or more of corporate management. Of course, he also has the
upper skill of Thai Massage, and he is a person who has consulted
for the almighty as business. He instructs the know-how of opening
a salon at the course of opening an independent salon.