Thai Yoga Massage, dates back more than three hundred years in its present form, with its origins going back more than 5,000 years to ancient India and China. Thai Massage combines gentle, yoga-like stretching with massage of the muscles, tendons, pressure points and energy lines. It has evolved into a system that is entirely unique and is widely regarded as one of the best systems of therapeutic massage.
Loose or flexible clothing (long sleeves and pants) should be worn for best results.
Thai Massage is done on a mat as opposed to a table. This allows the practitioner to get the body leverage necessary for the stretches and postures characteristically used in Thai Massage. Depending on the needs of the client, Thai Massage technique may also employ the elbows, knees and feet in addition to the hands. Traditionally oils are not used in Thai Yoga Massages but aromatherapy may be included.
-Relief from stress and muscle tension
-Relief from aches and pains
-Unblocking and balancing of energy flow
-Increased flexibility and range of motion
-Release of endorphins
-Lower blood pressure