Reflexology works on the principle that specific parts of the feet (along with the hands and ears) correspond and are connected to different organs and systems in the body. Applying controlled pressure to the various parts of the feet has a beneficial effect on the organs and systems they are connected to. Although reflexology is not a diagnostic science or a system of healing health disorders, it is used all over the world as a compliment to other forms of treatments, given for a wide range of health disorders, ranging from cardiovascular issues, cancer, kidney function, asthma, diabetes sinusitis and many more. It is also widely accepted as a good solution to reduce stress and to tone up the overall functioning of the body. [Read more…]
Tension and stress are an integral part of modern life. These do not affect just the mind – they place a burden on the body too. Whether it is from being hunched over a keyboard for hours or the physical stress of intense concentration for extended periods of time, the result is usually the same – tightness in the shoulders and neck, tired facial muscles and often headaches. The best way to return the body to a healthy relaxed state is by having a Thai head – neck – shoulder – face massage. A relaxed body aids, in mental relaxation, too.
The tension in the mind flows down the spinal cord and then spreads over the rest of the body. The aim of this type of massage is to open up the energy flow from the brain to remove the blockages caused by the tension and induce a feeling of well being and lightness. This massage can be either a standalone treatment or combined with another type of Thai massage. [Read more…]
The benefits of Thai massage for adults have been known for almost 2,500 years, from the time of the Buddha, when it first came into existence. The stresses, pressures and unhealthy aspects of modern life have combined to make it one of the most effective and popular forms of relaxation, healing and rejuvenation.
What many parents do not realize is that massage is equally beneficial for their children. A great deal of research as reported in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine to name a few highly reputed publications, say that massage therapy for children offers a number of physiological and also psychological benefits. The technique, intensity and duration of a Thai massage for children differs from that given to an adult. A qualified therapist will know what needs to be done and how to do it. [Read more…]
Deep tissue is a particular form of massage therapy that focusses on the inner, deeper layers of muscle in the body. Deep finger pressure and slow firm movements are used to provide a proven and effective method, to relieve pain and stress,and in the process, provides many other medical benefits. With the chair massage therapy, the patient normally remains fully clothed and sits in a specially designed massage chair. The massage focuses on the back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands and head. Sessions are generally short and range from 15 minutes to 1 hour, making this massage a convenient option during a lunch break or at any other free time during the day. The procedure offers a quick release from stress, reduces soreness, unlocks energy, clears away tiredness and leaves the patient feeling refreshed and revitalized.
The Many Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
Many studies conducted over the years have proven the efficacy of deep tissue massage in relieving various types of medical conditions.
- A research conducted by the University of Maryland Medical Center, surmises that the deep tissue massage therapy significantly helps drop blood pressure in the system, because of the way it reduces stress and tension in the body.
Ever found yourself sore all over, after a stressful day at work? Even that long soak in the tub did not help rejuvenate your tired, overworked and hurting muscles! To offset, the stress and strain on your hurting muscles, come experience the elixir of Thai Herbal and Tok-Sen Massage, with its healing and rejuvenating powers.
This art was originally brought to Thailand by ancient Buddhist monks and perfected over thousands of years. Thai Massage comprises a set of soothing and healing massage styles that can instantly relieve pain from hurting muscles. Although many different styles exist and there are various schools within those styles, one of the most sought after types of Thai Massage, is the famed Northern Style or the ITM (International Thai Massage). This style of massage originates from ChiangMaiin Northern Thailand and is arguably the most authentic of all Thai Massage styles. It is known for its deeper, slower massage style with lots of stretching involved. The Thai Herbal and Tok-Sen Massage is a combination of both the traditional Thai Massage and the Tok-Sen therapy. [Read more…]
If you’ve read our earlier blogs, you should be familiar with the basic purpose and philosophy of a Thai massage and its many forms. Due to its calming effects, the treatment is used for curing a range of health issues. One such popular form of spa treatment is known as the Thai aroma oil massage.
Aroma Oil therapy can have a magical effect on our spirit, when done correctly. Its effects are seen and felt quickly. If you delve into the science behind the treatment, you will find a very meaningful connection. Our nostrils are attached to the limbic system of the brain. The limbic system influences the hormones and nervous system and controls emotions. When you breathe in the molecules of essential oils, messages are communicated to your limbic system, affecting stress level, heart rate, blood pressure, memory, breathing, immune system and digestion. [Read more…]