What is Thai Yoga Massage
Thai Yoga Massage is a dynamic healing art which benefit all aspects of body, mind and spirit.Thai Massage is a natural therapy for balancing the body, boosting the immune system, releasing stress, increasing flexibility and centering the mind.
The main focus of Thai Yoga Massage is helping to attain or regain ‘balance’ in the flow of energy in the body, including the nervous, digestive, and respiratory systems. Receiving Thai Yoga Massage on regular basis significantly improves quality of your life on mental and physical plane.
Thai Yoga Massage history
Thai Massage has been taught and practiced in Thailand for hundreds of years.
There are so many names today of this wonderful healing modality, including Thai Medical Massage, Nuad Boran, Thai Massage, and Thai Yoga Massage. Thai Massage is a small part of Traditional Thai Medicine and roots from Buddist Medicine (Ayurveda). Ayurvedic doctor and the legendary figure Jivaka Komarabhacca lived during the time of Buddha and treated important people of that time, including Buddha himself. Thai Massage appeared in Thailand many centuries ago.
Thai Yoga Massage is a bodywork therapy which influenced by Yoga, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, and Indigenous Thai medicine.
What to expect from Thai Yoga Massage session
In this whole body experience of Thai Yoga Massage the practitioner gently guides the client through a series of yoga postures. The same time practitioner performs palming and thumbing along the body’s energy lines and pressure points. Gentle stretchings unlock rigid joints. Acupressure points work release stuck energy and open up pathways for energy to move in the body. Each posture flows easily into the next.
This allows the body to regain it’s own natural healing abilities; thus restoring balance, health and harmony. Together these actions result in a comprehensive full body treatment. Such gentle approach relieves muscular tension, improves circulation, boosts the immune system and balances the body energetically. This helps to alleviate problematic conditions such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches, digestive difficulties, menstrual problems, and stress related conditions.
Thai Massage is more active than regular massage and is performed on a large, thick, sheet-covered floor mat. The client remains fully clothed and no oil is used. It is sometimes described as “lazy yoga” – both relaxing and energizing at the same time.