Developed in India 2,500 years ago, Thai massage made its way to Thailand. This courses takes the deep yoga stretches out of traditional Thai massage which along with the rhythmic pressure makes up the main elements of Thai massage.
This course teaches therapists how use provide these stretches to clients which can be provided as a stand alone treatment or integrated into other massage routines or as part as a personal training session for sports therapists, personal trainers. or coaches.
The therapist stretches the client with specific, assisted yoga
Thai massage is often called the “lazy man’s yoga” because it can accomplish many of
the benefits of yoga, but it allows the patient’s body to be passive during the stretches. That is not to say that it is only effective for those that don’t exercise often. Athletes often seek out Thai massage, and it is incorporated in many sports massage practices.
Thai massage can loosen muscles, open joints, and move the body in a way that even the most active people can’t do without assistance, allowing them to go that extra step in their stretches. Similar to yoga poses stretches can be held for lengthened or short periods of time.
This form of massage is also an excellent option for many clients.
Thai massage is performed while the patient is fully clothed in loose garments or integrated into another massage routine such as Swedish or Deep tissue massage with oil.
This massage is completely about comfort, both during and after the actual massage,
as the lasting effects provide a release of emotional as well as muscle
This is an advanced one day course for qualified massage Therapists wishing to develop their skills further.