THAI YOGA MASSAGE
Traditional Thai Yoga massage is a combination of acupressure, reflexology and yogic exercises for gentle stretching which manipulates the energy lines and diminishes tension, stimulates metabolism and creates a feeling of wellbeing and vitality.
Unlike some other therapies you will feel refreshed and energized after a Thai massage rather than sedated and lethargic. A number of gentle techniques are carried out using the feet, knees, elbows, palms, forearms and thumbs.
• Allieviation of physical and emotional tension
• Release and relaxation of muscles and improved flexibility
• Relief from general muscular aches and pains
• Muscular skeletal re-alignment
• Sciatic pain
• Improves circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system
Traditional Thai massage has its roots in the indian systems of yoga and Ayurveda. It is believed to have been developed by Uivaka Kumar Baccha the legendary founder of Thai massage. He awe a physician to the Sangha the order of Buddhist monks and nuns at the time of the Buddha. The Thais call him Doctor Shivago and to this day honor him as “The father of Medicine” Around 2000 years ago Thai massage was brought from India to Thailand along with Buddishm. Since then it has been practiced, developed and handed down through the generations. It was never seen as just a massage but as a spiritual practice and until recently mostly practiced in wats the Buddhist temples.
Thai yoga massage is a very holistic therapy its primary aim is to restore and balance the bodys energy system which comprises of a multitude of energy lines that run through the body. We use our thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet to apply a combination of accupressue, gentle rocking and twisting joints and the spine, mobilisations and assisted yoga stretches with the therapists bodyweight.
Regular Thai massage stretches the muscles back to their normal resting length and before long tension disappears and joint mobility is restored. Muscles are the ultimate target but fibrotic connective tissue and circulation is also treated during this massage.
Thai yoga massage full body (1 hour) £57.50
Thai Massage or Thai yoga massage is suitable for clients of all ages and abilities. Clinical trials have shown that Thai massage can prevent bone degeneration, decrease stress, treat back pain and contribute to psychological well-being. This blend of acupressure and stretching is especially beneficial for those who find themselves stiff, sore and tired from overexertion in work or sports, or from arthritis or other disorders affecting mobility.
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