Traditional Thai Yoga Massage Techniques
When you think of going to get a massage, you think about being a passive participant, lying under a blanket as a massage therapist presses and kneads your muscles. A Thai yoga massage is a completely different experience. There is a practitioner who uses their palms to knead your muscles, but they will also twist […]
Traditional Thai Yoga Massage Benefits
When you think of a massage, you likely think of lying on a table as a massage therapist kneads your muscles. A Thai massage is quite different in that there is someone kneading your muscles, but you will also be twisted and stretched and have someone using their feet, thumbs and fists working your body. […]
Understanding Thai Yoga Massage
Thousands of years ago, a dynamic therapy based on a combination of yoga and Ayurveda practices, came to be known in the temples of Thailand. This therapeutic art was rooted in the Indian healing traditions of Ayurvedic medicine. Jivaka Kumarbhacca, the founder of Thai Yoga Massage, was a well-known doctor and yogi who gave treatments […]
What is Thai Massage?
Thai Massage is a series of stretches combined with pressure points to stretch the muscles and create more energy flow or “Prana” in the body. “Prana” or energy comes from two sources; one directly from the cosmic ether while the other is derived indirectly from food and oxygen. Both are concentrated in the center of […]