WHAT IS THAI YOGA MASSAGE?
Thai yoga massage is an Ancient holistic therapy, origins in India and Thailand, consisting primarily of Indian Yoga stretches, Ayurvedic massage and Chinese Acupressure techniques. Over the pass 20 years it has become more popular in the western hemisphere. It has a thorough understanding of the human anatomy by western medicine and it also uses the ancient wisdom of the very subtle anatomy from the depths of oriental medicines.
Traditional Thai massage is performed on a mat on the floor, enables the practitioner to work with gravity to achieve maximum benefits using their body weight whilst conserving their energy at the same time. Transmitting pressure though thumbs, hands, forearms, elbow, knees and feet, incorporating the entire body. The yoga postures provide the general gentle stretches along the entire energy pathways, Sen Lines, and the larger muscle groups and joints of the body. No oils are used and traditionally the recipients keeps their cloths on during treatments which makes the effectiveness of apply compression and stretches more beneficial.
There are 10 main Sen lines which are used in Thai yoga massage, in Chinese medicine these are know as meridians which are energy pathways found though out the body. By manipulating these Sen Lines in a Thai yoga massage can have profound effect upon our mental and emotional state and our physical vitality function and wellbeing.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Thai yoga massage improves the function of our vital organs and systems though directly stimulating, relaxing and balancing the central nervous and endocrine system. The mind will become more peaceful, feel more open and free, relaxed and refreshed, Thai yoga massage helps to remove toxins and negative vibrations trapped deep in the layers of our energy fields, once these have been removed the energy fields are free to flow like water again removing manifested symptoms of a problem. Many common problems associated with stress and our ability to cope including high blood pressure, muscle pain, joint stiffness, anxiety, irritability, fatigue and depression can be relieved through regular treatments.
Remaining totally relaxed during the massage can be much more effective because the softness and receptivity allows easier and deeper release of toxins and tension.
Recommendation for treatments initially weekly if necessary followed by fortnightly treatments dependant on individual needs.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have successfully completed 2 years training in Thai Yoga Massage. GHT Accredited. I am currently training for my advanced diploma.
100 hours teacher training in Yin Yoga (level 1 anatomy) with Paul and Suzy Grilly.
I have over 18 years experience in Yoga including course in California - India - Australia
If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
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