Types of Thai massage
Traditional Thai massage is applied for over 2,000 years as Europe opened their magical effect very soon. Classical Thai massages are based on the theory that along the body 10 are the power lines. Massaging certain points on these lines, one frees blocked vital energy to enable it to circulate freely around the whole body, and so resumed his balance, mind and soul. Believe it or not the combination of Thai herbs and techniques of traditional medicine and Indian Ayurvedic definitely has a beneficial effect on the general health of people and it makes you feel better mentally and emotionally.
Traditional folk Thai massages
Most types of Thai massage is performed on a mat on the floor. Massage is wearing a large, bright, comfortable clothes. The massage therapist uses hands, thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet during the procedure. With slow, rhythmic movements he managed to unblock the critical points in the body and gave way to vital enerfiya. This type of massage include specific rhythm of massage, deep stretching, turning slightly and quietly, breathing deeply. If you walk regularly Thai spa treatments or massages from Thailand, you will surely learn to control your breathing. This is particularly useful for your nervous system and your ability to concentrate completely.
Traditional Royal Thai massage
This type of Thai massage is done only members of the royal family and certain aristocrats. In technology it is very similar to the popular Thai massages – the focus is on the ten energy lines in the body. The difference is in specific relation to the patient, the huge respect which he demonstrated. The masseur is approaching him on his knees and hands and use only hands and fingers to unlock important points along energy lines.
Thai massage styles
Currently in the world are mainly used two varieties of traditional Thai massage. They differ in the way in which treated various energy points:
• Southern style Thai massages, which are a bit more aggressive and they masseur tries directly pounced on points and solve the problem.
• The northern type are closer to traditional folk Thai massages. Their pressure on the energy lines is smooth and gradual.
All Thai massage usually start from the feet and ending with the head and face. A session can last from 90 minutes to two hours.
Thai Foot Reflexology
As with other kinds of Thai massages, and in this work of the masseur focuses on energy lines and unblock the flow of energy. He massaged specific points of the feet, so to restore inner harmony of the patient and to relieve pain in specific parts of the body and internal organs.
Thai foot massage is performed regardless of body massage and can last up to 1 hour.
Herbal Thai massages
This type of massage in Thailand combined with warm herbal compresses ancient massage techniques. Bouquet of herbs brewed and then gently rub the body with him. Unblock energy points. In herbs usually come ginger, eucalyptus, lemongrass, turmeric, camphor, etc.