Thai Table Massage
What is a Thai table massage?
Thai Table Massage is a special adaptation of traditional Thai massage techniques for the clinic setting. It is a full body treatment comprising acupressure techniques, deep stretching, utilising rhythmic flowing movements with myofascial release techniques and yoga like stretches. This ancient healing art also uses passive stretching techniques along the energy lines of the body through pressure applied by using both hand and feet. Thai Table massage is a special adaption of massage on the couch through clothing. Monks in Thailand used this therapy as one element of there healing practice. This form of massage originally came from India during the Buddha’s lifetime, and spread across South East Asia along with Buddha’s teachings. This is rhythmic massage, delivered whilst you are fully clothed and is an excellent way to release both physical and mental tension.
What are the side effects & when should it be avoided?
Thai massage is suitable for everyone, however it should be avoided of you have osteoporosis or very brittle bones, spinal fusions, artificial hip/knee or elbow joint – phlebitis, hemophilia or cancer. If you have a high blood pressure or heart condition talk to your doctor before booking a treatment. You should preferably come to sessions wearing loose, comfortable clothing such as jogging bottoms and a T-shirt.