THAI YOGA BODYWORK

What is Thai Yoga Massage?

Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient, healing type of bodywork. The recipient wears comfortable clothing and lies down or is seated on a soft, thick massage mat. The practitioner guides the person through a series of postures while massaging the muscles and along the body’s energy lines and pressure points. The result is a comprehensive full body treatment that balances the body energetically and leaves the person feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Thai Yoga Massage uses:

  • Assisted Hatha Yoga poses
  • Acupressure
  • Rhythmic palming
  • Deep tissue compression
  • Joint mobilization
  • Therapeutic stretching
  • Energy line openers

What does Thai Yoga Massage help?

  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce pain
  • Increase circulation
  • Increase flexibility
  • Ease muscle and joint stiffness
  • Calm the mind

60-minute session for $85 or 90-minute session $115

Gudrun Carroll Brooks

I discovered Thai yoga massage when I was living in Montreal in 2011. I went for a massage at a local salon near my house where the practitioner asked me if I would like to try Thai yoga massage. I was curious, tried it, and I ended up loving it. I was so intrigued by the experience that I began doing research online about this amazing type of massage that has been in practice for more than 2500 years! As it turned out, the largest, most well-known school for Thai yoga massage (The lotus Palm School of Thai Yoga Massage) was (and still is) located right there, only a few miles from where I was living. So, a few weeks later, classes were starting and I decided to enroll in Level one Thai Yoga Massage. I loved it! Through the six levels of study, practice, internships and supervisions, I developed an in-tuned awareness, not only of the existence and flow of energy that each person possesses, but also more connection to the body and how it works that felt like a natural progression of my long-time existing interest in this area. It also strengthened my interest in mind/body/energy awareness and appreciation. Much like yoga, this wonderful practice is not only great for the body physically, it also incorporates the healing techniques that focus on the whole person, their personality and mental state of mind. Thai yoga massage is a customized, comprehensive, full body treatment that brings feelings of well-being.

I look forward to sharing Thai yoga massage with you!

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