Traditional Thai massage is an ancient form of therapeutic bodywork. Its roots originate in India from where it was brought to Thailand over 2,000 years ago by Ayurvedic doctors and Buddhist monks. It combine’s acupressure, energy balancing, breath work, compression, gentle stretching, and applied yoga stretches that create a slow rhythmic flow.
Thai massage is performed on a mat on the floor in loose and comfortable clothing. The therapist uses her hands, feet, arms, and legs to assist and gently guide the client into various stretches and yoga postures. In receiving Thai massage one experiences the benefits of the practice of yoga including increased range of motion and injury prevention.
In addition to warming and stretching the muscles, Thai massage improves circulation, relieves muscular tension, improves metabolism, boosts the immune system, and balances the body energetically, inducing a calm mental state. Thai massage is perfect for anyone training for an athletic event or just getting back into physical activity.