This unique form of oriental bodywork dates back to ancient times over 2,500 years ago. Buddhist Monks traditionally performed this dynamic massage in Temples known as Wats in Thailand as a means of invigorating the mind and body.
Thai massage is part of Traditional Thai medicine , this powerful bodywork is originally from India, and many of the Thai stretches resemble the Indian yoga asanas. It also has Chinese influences such as acupressure. It works along the energy lines throughout the body known as ‘sen’ lines in Thai.
Thai Massages focus on circulation and pressure points, promoting internal health as well as muscular flexibility, aiming to realign the energies in the body, helps to detoxify the body and boost the immune system, tone the body, strengthen joints and fight diseases, clear the mind, reduce stress and relieve anxiety.
Used for regular health maintenance by prevent illness and promoting good health.In the last ten years, Thai massage has evolved enormously and is becoming increasingly popular worldwide.
The treatment is a blend of techniques including gentle muscle stretching similar to applied yoga, which is energising and thumbing techniques similar to acupressure, which are stimulating. Soothing massage techniques are also incorporated. Patterns of gentle rocking and rhythmic palm pressure ease the body into a deeply relaxed state.
Pressing various points along the sen lines stimulates and restores the free flow of energy around the body, creating harmony between body, mind and spirit.
The unique, dynamic flowing sequence of the stretches untie the physical and emotional knots inflicted by a modern busy lifestyle.Thai massage helps clear these blockages, assisting the body’s own natural healing process to restore balance.