Thai massage had been developed by the Thailand monks who belonged to Buddhism around 2500 decades ago. It was created by the Buddha physician Shivago Komarpaj. This massage is recently trending in the modern spas though it is a massage which has been prevalent since the ancient times.
It is done fully clothed and does not make one uncomfortable. It is used in conjunction with other traditional medicines. They use the application of slow pressure and stretching which is gentle to help relieve the stress knots developed in the body. The massage in Thailand is based on releasing of blockages along the lines of energy called Zen. It is similar to the meridians of Chinese medicine. It typically works with the application of compressive forces along with special lines in the body through motions that are rhythmic and cyclic in nature. The massage in Thailand is done on a special mat which is laid on the ground. The clients lay on the mat and the therapist moves the client’s body into different postures doing stretches. The main purpose of this massage is to relax and energize, so one must feel active after having a massage in Thailand. The technique includes stroking, kneading of muscles, manipulation of joints and pressure applied to specific points that balance the four elements of the body – fire, earth, water, and air.
Melbourne Thai massage is being practiced in America since 1990 and is also economic. It requires a special training and so there are many workshops conducted that provide intensive training. Its roots are in spirituality and are designed to heal a person physically, emotionally and spiritually. It is found at a low price at the stalls on the streets of Thailand.
One of the oldest traditional massage schools is WatPho, situated in Bangkok which also has a 16th century temple. Travelers can tour the temple and get a student massage there for 30 minutes or an hour. It offers classes in English. It involves three certification levels where the third one requires 800 hours of training. The graduates have issued a certificate by the Thailand Ministry of Public Health. It was included in the Thai Department of Health as an official massage division in the 20th century.According to a study, traditional remedial massage Moonee Ponds is said to be a complementary therapy for the autistic children. Also, it is considered beneficial for patients who suffer from back pain.So make sure that you go to an established and well – known center for your massage and ensure that great service is taken at a good price.