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Traditional Thai Massage is a therapeutic massage and a traditional treatment for relieving stress and tension, and for the treatment of back pain, stiff neck, shoulder pain, and sports injuries including muscle and tendon strain. It is a wonderful way to achieve inner harmony.
Traditional Thai Massage technique is known as the most holistic type of therapy. It combines modern scientific knowledge of anatomy and physiology with the disciplines of traditional oriental medicine. It uses combinations of rhythmic acupressure and deep assisted stretches to relieve muscular tension and enables more blood to be carried throughout the body. Traditional Thai Massage is a dynamic healing art that combines work on energy lines, touch techniques and a series of assisted yoga-like stretches to create a bodywork session that is both energizing and relaxing.
A number of gentle techniques are carried out on the floor using the feet, knees, elbows, palms, forearms and thumbs. The client is clothed in loose comfortable clothing and the use of essential oil.
TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE HISTORY
It is considered that the tradition of Thai massage has been known for more that 2500 years and is rooted in Thai Buddhism. According to another legend, Thai Massage became a tradition in the 19th century, and it has taken in the best practices of India, China, Southeast Asia and beyond Indo-China.
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE PROCEDURE
Unlike traditional European massage, Traditional Thai Massage is done on tatami. The therapist starts with the ankle area, knees and thighs. He moves your body in different yoga posture, pressing with the weight of his own body. The combination of pressure on specific points and yoga-like stretches in traditional Thai Massage relieves areas of muscular stress and tension, restores right correct energy flow. In fact, clients often report that their muscles stay loose for days after a session.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE
Thai yoga massage helps to spread energy in your body most effectively. It enhances inner peace and energy, effecting positive changes in the body. Traditional Thai Massage works to create harmony between mind, body, and spirit. Therapists report the following benefits of Traditional Thai Massage:
- Detoxification of the body and improvement of the immune system
- Decreases blood pressure, improves the blood flow
- Release and relaxation of muscles
- Improved flexibility of muscles and joints
- Assists with management of arthritis
- Relief of back pain
- Anti-aging effect
It is important to remember that prior to the Traditional Thai Massage, the therapist should inquire about your emotional state. If you are worried or anxious, it is better to postpone the massage.
Also, there are several contraindications that are important to know, such as:
- Recent surgeries
- Fractures or injured joints
- Infectious skin diseases
- Acute forms of diseases
- Major cardiovascular disorders
It is recommended not to take any food during the 2 hours before Thai massage. If you have eaten, inform your therapist.