… is first to perform and teach Thai massage in AZ and she has been a licensed massage therapist since 1984.
She is also an international instructor and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Her specialty is Thai massage which she has been teaching since 1994, and in which she has over 1000 hours of training. She is one of the first teachers of Thai massage in the U.S., and the first to teach Thai massage in Arizona. For more information, download Winnie Cain’s resume here.
Winnie is also president and founder of the Akha Women’s Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation that benefits the underprivileged women of Thailand. She believes in the strength that the human spirit has to overcome oppression and poverty. Her passion is to empower the impoverished Akha women so they can provide a future for themselves and their loved ones.
Winnie has traveled and trained throughout China and Thailand since 1987.
Among the many places she has studied are:
- ITM in Chiang Mai
- Thai Massage-Baan Nit in Chiang Mai
- Old Medicine Traditional Hospital in Chiang Mai
- Lek Chaiya
- Wat Po Traditional Medical School in Bangkok
- Thai massage school of Chiang Mai
In 1996, Winnie returned to Thailand for a six-month educational tour. While there, she lived and studied with the hilltribe people.
In October 2004 the American Massage Therapy Association awarded Winnie with a national humanitarian award for the work she does for a group of underprivileged women in Thailand.
- Self Magazine listed Winnie Cain in its guide to the best inner-beauty specialists in America.
- Winnie Cain has been profiled in Massage Magazine, The Arizona Republic and The Arizona Tribune.
Registration for Thai Classes with Winnie Cain at Healing Arts Connection
Winifred Cain is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider #421092-00.