Relaxing Thai Massage

Traditional Thai massage is an ancient wisdom of traditional healing art for over 2,500 years. Thai massage combines of rhythmic massage, acupressure, pressure points, gentle stretching, bending, twisting, Yoga-like exercise and called Thai Yoga massage. In fact, Thai massage is applied on basis of energy lines which have 72,000 lines running throughout all over a body. It practically focuses on 10 major energy lines (sen). Acupressure and reflexive points are found on these energy lines.Back to the time of Buddha Sitthata’s life, Shivago Komarpaj (Jivaka Kumarabhacca) was a personal physician for the Lord Buddha and monks. It is regarded as he was the Father of medicine as mentioned in a writing of Theravada Buddhism. Due to Buddhist practice of meditation in temples for hours, bodies and muscles of the Lord Buddha and monks would be significantly tight and have tension making uncomfortable and distract. It is said that sessions of Shivago lasted for several hours like meditative healing action. It has therapeutic foundation in the Indian healing transition of Ayurveda. This word consists of two Sanskrit words; ayur (life) and veda (knowledge). It is a concept of a body of knowledge which guides to live properly and harmonious living. When this knowledge has passed through Thailand by generation after generation. It has made Thai massage one of the four components of traditional Thai medicine, followed of nutrition, herbal medicine and spiritual practice. Since an ancient time in Siam (original name of Thailand), Thai people were mostly farmers. Everyday life they did agriculture, digging lands, ploughing rice paddies, growing plants and pouring water, as a result, bodies got soreness and stiffness. Therefore, family members helped one another to squeeze, knead, press, bend, and stretch to release tension. After hard work, getting this kind of an action enabled a body to feel relaxed.