NAMASTA and the Thai Healing Alliance (THAI)
Chapel Hill, NC – Belmont, CA
January 30, 2008 – A new partnership between NAMASTA and THAI provides business support and modern assistance to Thai Therapists, the practitioners of the ancient traditional healing art
Registered Thai Therapists may now obtain enhanced protection and support through a new partnership between the North American Studio Alliance (NAMASTA) and Thai Healing Alliance International (THAI).
Bob Haddad, Director of THAI, and Bernard Slede, President of NAMASTA, announced today the signing of an agreement between NAMASTA, the leading membership organization for mind-body professionals in the United States and Canada and THAI, the organization that sets standards of study and practice of traditional Thai massage and Thai healing arts throughout the world.
“THAI sees this relationship as an important step toward the heightened awareness of traditional Thai healing arts around the world, said THAI founder Bob Haddad.”It is also a further validation of the need for basic standards for Registered Thai Therapists (RTT) and other advanced practitioners and teachers.”
Bernard Slede, President of NAMASTA, added “We are excited to build this relationship with THAI; it allows us help strengthen our support to Thai Therapists, who are a very important and growing part of the mind-body community. We both feel Thai Therapists will greatly benefit from the support that NAMASTA provides.”
Thanks to the partnership, current THAI members can now join NAMASTA at a reduced rate and access its health benefits, liability insurance, discounts on business software, and many other benefits. Likewise, there is also a special rate on THAI membership for current NAMASTA members who meet THAI’s minimum study and practice standards. If you would like to take advantage of this new benefit, log into the member section of the website or join NAMASTA today.