Thai massage – “Nuad Bo-Rarn”
Thai massage has its roots in a spiritual tradition, and its purpose is to heal a person physically, emotionally and spiritually.
The Traditional Thai Massage is an ancient massage technique.
Thai Massage : the origins of Thai massage.
Although his name is Thai massage, the Thai massage holds its origins in India at the time of Buddha.
His founder Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha was a doctor inside the community of the Buddhist monks, it was 2500 years ago.
The Thai massage pulls its sources from the Chinese medicine, the ayurvedic practices, the Buddhism, the yoga and some curative traditions of the Siam.
Source of serenity and peace of mind, the Thai massage aims at opening the joints, stimulating the strategic points of meridians and evacuating all the forms of tension accumulated by the body.
How to practice Thai massage?
It is exercised by pressures with thumbs, elbows and feet on one hand, by postures of stretching and the articular mobilizations on the other hand. The Traditional Thai Massage allows to restore the balance and the energy dynamics of the body.
Traditional Thai Massage is a dry massage being practised over the clothes of the patient.
Thai massage session
The theory of the Thai massage bases itself on the concept of lines of energy bound to the body. If these lines of energy are blocked, it causes a health problem, such as the stress, high blood pressure or of the fever. When the body is not feeling well, the spirit is also low. To cure such diseases, the Thai traditional massage has authority to free blocked “sen” – energy line (see pictures). The suffering parts are pressed with thumbs to favour circulation of energy.
Thai massage takes place on a futon mat on the floor, and you can wear loose fitting clothing.
For a complete Thai massage, it is necessary to plan a session of 1H30 hour on average.
The massage is a work on all the body but this work becomes intensified at the level of legs. You start by laying on your back, and the therapist uses gentle compression and stretching techniques to open up your body, beginning with you legs. It mixes various techniques such as the reflexology, the stretching, the acupressure, the yoga, the rhythmic acupressure and the kneading of muscles, set being a work of energy.
Benefits of Thai massage
Traditional Thai Massage allows the following effects:
– stress evacuation
– Free of the tensions and the muscular steepness
– Gain of energy
– Treatment of more than 50 diseases
– Stimulation of the blood and lymphatic circulation.
This antique therapy is wholesome for the young people or the oldest, most active or most inactive, most healthy or not. The Thai massage was used by uncountable generations to handle medical problems and favour the well-being.
It creates a dynamic physical experience which integrates the body, the thought, the feelings and the spirit.