What is Thai Therapy? Thai Therapy is also often known as Thai Yoga massage. This is a gentle yet firm technique, it involves presssing on pressure points and stretching the clients body. It has been described as "LAZY YOGA" because the therapist stretches your body for you without any force allowing you to remain in a relaxed state of mind.
What are the benefits of Thai?
Alleviates tension from muscles and joints
Relaxing and stimulating
Improves flexibility and movement
Stimulates internal organs
Balances the body's energy system
How does it work?
By applying passive stretching
By applygin gentle pressure along meridians(energy lines)
Using tumbs, fingers, hands, feet and knees to stimulate energy flow
How long is a session? One session can last upto one hour, especially in Thailand, in the Uk in my 20 years of experience as a therapist I have noticed most people tend to have either 60 or 90 minutes session. And sometime 120minutes
What does each session entail? 1/2 hour - Some stretching, gently pressing on pressure points on the back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck, and head
1 1/2 hours - All the above plus hips, scapula, full legs, feet both front and back, applying simple stretches
2 1/2 hours - Full stretches, working on pressure points and energy lines of all the above parts
Where does it originate from?Thai Massage was founded by Jivata Kumar Bhaccha about 2500 years ago in India. These days it is primarily practised in Thailand, where it is common among all social groups and throughout the country’s health care system.
Is it similar to any other therapies?
It is a unique treatment it is a combination of acupuncture, yoga, reflexology and head massage.
Do you use any oils or creams?
No oils or creams are applied to your body.
What do I wear?
You remain fully dressed in loose or stretchy clothing. What is the treatment done on?