Thai massage is a mix between yoga and massage. It uses stretching and slow rhythmic compression along the body’s energy pathways.
Thai massage therapists use many parts of their body which may include, their thumbs, palms, elbows, and even feet and knees to pull, press, and stretch their clients body. This is done to loosen the joints and relax the body.
Thai massage uses a lot of compression in combination of massage and passive stretching. It is performed very slow and covers the entire body.
A Thai massage relaxes and stretches out the muscles, improves circulation, and reduces stress. A Thai massage balances and unblocks energy pathways and restores general health and wellbeing.
A full traditional session of Thai massage can be up to two or even three hours.
Precautions & Contraindications: Massage can be very therapeutic for many medical conditions. However, in some cases it is best to obtain a written doctors referral. Massage therapists, may not, under the written law, attempt to diagnose any medical conditions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us for more information.
Additional Tip: May want to avoid eating a heavy meal before a massage.
Contraindications to Receiving Massage Therapy: Massage treatment is relaxing and natural. It is generally considered a safe treatment for most people however, there are three types of "Contraindications" where massage could be provided but may be limited or, massage is not recommended at that time.