Essential Skills Training – 12 Hour


  • Lower Back Pain (Lumbar area) – Myofascial Chi-Release (12 Hour)


  • Neck & Shoulder – Myofascial Chi-Release (12 Hour)


The 12 Hour Essential Skills Trainings are the best introduction to our unique and profound approach to massage & bodywork. If you want a small taste of our method before diving into one of our longer courses, or if you are looking to fit your learning around your existing commitments and budget, these short courses are for you!

We offer two different 12hour trainings, each focusing on one of the most common regions of pain and tension; the lower back or the neck & shoulder. You will learn the first and most important core techniques of our method to help treat these areas.

The emphasis will be on learning direct, easy and effective techniques to release the ‘problem’ areas which most people experience. Upon completion of these courses you will have practical healing tools for:

  • Lower Back Pain (Lumbar Area) – Myofascial Chi-Release (12 Hour)
    OR: Neck & Shoulder Pain Myofascial Chi-Release (12 Hour)
  • Techniques to open the natural healing energy in your hands
  • How to use ‘Fluid Touch’ – Tapesh his own unique and innovative method
  • Understanding the importance of meditation during massage
  • Meditation technique
  • Energy work and how to use it


Upon full completion of an Essential Skills Training participants receive a Certificate of Attendance stating the hours of training with us. This course is designed to give students a taste of our Level 1 & Level 2 content. These Essential Training hours do not count toward the Accredited Diploma Certificate hours.


Requirements each student must complete in order to receive the Certificate of Attendance:
Students must complete the full amount of hours of training.

Number of student contact hours:
The training is comprised of 12 hours of student contact hours in a group training.

Training Requirements for attending the Intensive Essential Trainings:

There are no special requirements for attending. Both the 12 Hour Intensive Essential Trainings are for both beginners in massage and bodywork and advanced practitioners. As long as you have the passion and openness to learn in a new way our Alchemy of Touch techniques and approach, you are most welcome!