What to Expect?
Thai massage is a unique experience which will leave the body feeling simultaneously relaxed and rejuvenated. Over the course of a one, one and a half, or two hour massage the entire body will be worked on through a series of deep compression, point work, joint mobilization, passive stretch and abdominal work.
Please come with or in comfortable clothing
A Brief History of Traditional Thai Massage
Nuad Boraen is the ancient therapeutic bodywork developed thousands of years ago in the region we call Thailand. When knowledge of the indigenous people of the land began to mix with influences spreading south from India along with Buddhism, China, SE Asia, the Mon, Khmer, and T’ai people, a system of medicine developed into multiple branches of traditional Thai medicine.
The distinct branches of medicine tie together to form a complete medical system unique to Thailand. These branches vary from herbal medicine, orthopedic, oracular, and spiritual medicine. As westerners, we are only beginning to understand the knowledge and potential found in Thai medicine which extends far beyond massage. In the west we recognize Thai massage for the yogic like stretching done throughout the massage when traditionally the bodywork would not have been limited to stretching, but as a physical therapy which would have included massage, bone setting, scrapping, cupping, blood letting, and range of motion, etc.