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What is Thai Yoga Massage?
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Centuries ago, an engaged bodywork therapy according to yoga was created within the Buddhist temples of Thailand. Within this unique healing system of Thai Yoga Massage - and broadly referred to as traditional Thai massage - the Thai massage specialist guides the recipient through a number of yoga positions while palming and thumbing across the body's energy lines and pressure  points. Together these massage actions create a comprehensive treatment that relieves muscular tension, enhances circulation, enhances the bodies natural defence mechanisms and balances your body harmonically and energetically.

Thai Yoga Massage is carried out on the pad on the ground and both the massage client and massage specialist are outfitted in comfortable clothing permitting easy movement and versatility. No oils or creams are utilized in a regular Thai traditional massage.

The Ayurvedic Link to Thai Yoga Massage

The therapeutic foundation of Thai Yoga Massage is rooted within the Indian healing tradition of Ayurveda. The term Ayurveda derives from two Sanskrit words: ayur, meaning "existence" and veda, meaning "understanding".

Based on Ayurveda, every individual consists of one or a mix of the three different 'essences' of vata (air), pitta (fire-water) and/or kapha (earth-water). Making use of the traditional understanding from the tridoshas allows Thai massage professionals to deal with each individual based on their own metabolic rate.

One part of Thai Massage London's technique is to reunite each Thai Yoga Massage posture using its three different composition. For instance, the rhythm and concentration of each pose is led by Ayurvedic concepts of metabolic rate: slow and delicate for vata, non-vigorous and relaxing for pitta, energetic and beneficial for kapha. Whenever a individual is introduced right into a traditional Thai massage yoga posture one or all of the component doshas are triggered.

A massage recipient's energy could be balanced by using positions from the opposite character which will strengthen his/her less natural energy  for instance, for a quick-paced nervous vata type the specialist would apply slow, gentle soothing positions during the massage.

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The History of Thai Yoga Massage

The roots of traditional Thai Yoga Massage could be tracked back  over 25 centuries. Thai Yoga massage is  an ancient type of therapeutic massage healing which has roots in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. The founding father of Thai Massage was a celebrated yogi along with a physician within the healing tradition of Ayurveda who treated, amongst others, the Lord Buddha.

Following the death of the Buddha, the first Buddhist monks who travelled to Southeast Asia including Thailand were supported by some Ayurvedic doctors. These doctors of massage practiced a massage healing art that will later evolve into traditional Thai massage therapy.

Traditional Thai massage has now developed over the millennia inside the atmosphere of Thai Buddhist temples. Thai traditional massage prospered for spiritual individuals to share the advantages of meditation and empathy inside a physical form. It's a respected type of healing practiced today in hospitals and temples throughout Thailand and South East Asia.


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