Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, sometimes referred to as “Ancient Massage” or “Nuad Bo’ran” in Thailand, dates back to the time of Buddha.  Dr. Shivago, the founding father of Thai Massage was said to be the personal healer to the Buddha himself.  This 2500 year old healing modality is based in the theory that energy flows through the body via sen lines or nadis.  According to theory, there are over 72,000 sen lines throughout the body.  Thai Massage focuses on the major energy lines called the sip sen.  Thai Massage also draws influence from Tui Na Chinese Massage, Ayurvedic Indian Massage and Shiatsu Japanese Massage.

In Thai Massage, the practitioner uses leverage and body weight to apply pressure along the sen using palms, thumbs, elbows, forearms, knees and feet.  Other techniques are used for stretching and twisting, stimulating several sen simultaneously in a sort of applied yoga.  All movements are performed in a slow and rhythmic fashion, transitioning between postures in a harmonious, dance like flow.

The various techniques used in Thai Massage are all designed to facilitate and stimulate the free flow of energy, dissolving blockages, and bringing the body back to a natural state of balance and health.  This applies not only to the physical, but also to the the emotional, mental and spiritual bodies of being.

The benefits of Thai Yoga Massage are many;

  • joint mobilization
  • stretching and tonifying muscles
  • improving circulation of blood and lymph
  • relieving muscular tension and spasm – improving immunity, metabolism and digestion
  • overall, balancing the body’s energies and calming the mind.

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