Thai Yoga Massage is form of body work that weaves the healing therapies of acupressure, Yoga and Ayurveda into moving meditation. Each session involves a dynamic dance of, energy line work, assisted yoga postures, and muscle compression to help you feel relaxed, present and comfortable in your body. Deeply interwoven with Buddhism this practice can be a meditation for the giver and receiver!
Sessions are offered in the form of 1.5 hour or two hours, and are deeply relaxing and invigorating.
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About Thai Massage
Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient and sacred system of healing rooted in yoga, Ayurvedic medicine, and Buddhist spiritual practice. It is a powerful system that combines acupressure, energy-line work, assisted yoga postures, muscle compression, and meditation for a deeply touching, relaxing and rejuvenating treatment.
This form of body work stimulates and balances the flow of energy within the body, bringing the person deeper into balance and harmony for health happiness and well-being, It combines, massage, compression, stretching, twisting, and traction along the 10 primary energy lines or pathways called, 'sen sib' , this helps to release energy blockage and balance energy flow. This practice encourages the free flow of intrinsic life force circulating within the body, while encouraging the release of chronic pain, muscle tension, and promoting deeper peace and stillness.
As part of the traditional thai healing system, this form of bodywork dates back thousands of years, it's origins influenced by both Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. While it is unknown exactly who developed the practice, Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha, the Buddha’s personal physician is credited with being the father of Thai Massage.
The benefits of Thai Yoga Massage
- Stretching and compressing muscles helps to release endorphins, which positively impact the entire body by combating muscular stress as well as deep and superficial tension.
- Receiving static stretching, hands-on healing, and asana helps to increase joint mobility, flexibility and strength.
- Thai Massage improves range of motion and encourages improved posture.
- Stretching and compression also increases blood circulation, balances blood pressure and supports the immune system.
- Twists, inversion postures and “opening the wind gate” techniques of Thai massage stimulate the flow of blood and lymph while promoting nutrient delivery, releasing toxins and invigorating the nervous system.
- The grounding compression techniques and passive asana used in Thai yoga massage promotes a nurturing, relaxation response that calms the nervous system. This promotes emotional balance and a greater ability to release negative emotions.
How to prepare for a Thai Massage
Refrain from eating one hour prior to your session. Come wearing loose fitting and comfortable clothing. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your session.
48 hour cancellation policy