Now and again, we read or hear stories about clients or patients getting wounded or severely hurt (both temporarily and structurally), getting into the hospital, or in extreme cases even die after (or during) a Thai Massage treatment session. It’s why the question if getting a Thai Massage is safe regularly pops up (especially right after me [ Read More... ]
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In this article we take a look at the best Thai Healing Arts and Thai Massage Blogs across the globe, those with articles written in English. Of course, there are without doubt excellent blogs in other languages too, but we focus on those that are published in the main language of our website. Anyway, below you’ll find a selection of Thai He [ Read More... ]
We should recognize that most of our patients will come to us for a Thai Massage session because they experience some kind of unease, dis-ability or physical pain(s). There are also patients who “only come to get a massage,” just for relaxation, or perhaps out of prevention of illness, or maybe to increase their flexibility, or for whatever ot [ Read More... ]
This article is a sequel of— Thai Massage and Emotional Release – Part 1. It’s important to start a Thai Massage session with telling receivers that it’s all right to experience emotional release. We need to reassure them that we (the masseurs) are prepared for their release expressions; that we don’t consider them strange or [ Read More... ]
A series of sayings, proverbs, and aphorisms about Thai Massage. The fact that something is done skillfully and efficiently doesn’t mean it can’t be done any better. It might be done differently, more gracefully and even more effectively. But apart from that, how many things are done with the heart? The sublimation of judgement gives bi [ Read More... ]
Although emotional release is not the primary goal of Thai Massage, it’s not at all uncommon during a session. Receivers may have outbursts of laughter or may start to cry or scream. That’s nothing to worry about: in fact it’s a healthy cleansing process, a release of psychological and/or emotional tension stored in the receiver’s body. No [ Read More... ]
Before giving a Thai Massage session a Thai Massage practitioner or therapist will always first consider the points mentioned in the article about Precautions & Contraindications. Apart from the above, a practitioner should think about the state and environment of the session location and about his or her own health and hygiene and those of th [ Read More... ]
A series of sayings, proverbs, and aphorisms about Thai Massage. In this work we should always be true to ourselves. True to this initial flame that set our hearts on fire. True to the real spirit of our passion. If we just go for the money, for status or for fame, we will gradually loose our gentle touch—and finally our souls. Table and Chai [ Read More... ]
A series of thoughts, proverbs, and aphorisms about Thai Massage. Don’t get fooled—Thai massage is not massage. It’s only called massage. Feel, touch, sense. Work. Accept both highs and lows. It takes time—for sure. But what a time it is. It’s not about fancy poses or new techniques. That’s all good, nice, and pe [ Read More... ]
Before we start a Thai Massage session we need always ask the receiver about his or her (mental, emotional, and physical) condition, his or her daily activities, work, hobbies, sports, and medical history. It’s important to have this information, in order for us to know how we will approach the receiver and what techniques and/or exercises we ca [ Read More... ]