Thai Massage in Birmingham
What is Thai Massage?
Thai massage (Nuad bo rarn) is an ancient therapy dating back over 2000 years. Principles of traditional Chinese medicine and the ancient Indian Ayurveda and yoga systems helped develop this therapy.
It is a dynamic therapy not like most other forms of massage. Involving compression techniques and deep stretching. The therapist guides your body into yoga inspired positions; hence the term passive yoga is used to describe Thai Massage. It can leave you feeling energised. In addition the rhythmic compression movements result in a feeling of relaxation.
How can Thai Massage help me?
- Relaxation due to the sedating pressure applied on the body
- Stress relief
- Pain relief
- Reduction in muscle tension and muscle spasms
- Loosens stiff joints
- Stimulates circulation of blood and lymph
- Helps improve sleep
- Quiet the mind and promote a feeling of wellbeing
- Improvement in range of motion and flexibility
The massage is carried out through clothing on a futon mattress on the floor. Therefore we advise you to wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Treatment begins with compression movements. Working on the energy (SEN) lines of the body. Starting from the feet along the legs, arms, hands, head and back. Stretching movements release tension in the body. However, we will work within your limits. Consequently adapting the treatment for those with limited flexibility.
Who can have a treatment?
Most people can enjoy a treatment. However, some conditions result in a treatment not being appropriate. For example, osteoporosis, recent surgery etc. We will have a consultation with you to ensure its safe to proceed and we can adapt the treatment according to your needs.