Thai Massage

$75/hr, $110/90 min, $145/120 min at my home on St Clair west

Mobile service traveling fee is available upon request.

Thai massage, also known as Thai yoga massage, is an ancient healing art that dates back to over 2,500 years as a medical practice from Thailand with its Ayurveda roots from India. This therapeutic practice is a unique combination of acupressure, stretching, and assisted yoga postures, making it distinctively different from many other massage modalities.

During a Thai massage session, the recipient remains fully clothed and lies on a comfortable mat on the floor. The practitioner uses their hands, thumbs, elbows, and even feet to apply pressure to specific points along the body’s energy lines. These energy lines, similar to the meridians in traditional Chinese medicine, are believed to be essential for the body’s well-being and balance.

Thai massage aims to promote relaxation, relieve muscle tension, and enhance flexibility. Its benefits include:

Improved Flexibility: Through a series of passive stretches and yoga-like movements, Thai massage helps increase joint mobility and flexibility.

Stress Reduction: The rhythmic pressure and stretching techniques induce a deep state of relaxation, reducing stress and anxiety.

Pain Relief: It can alleviate muscle tension, chronic pain, and discomfort in various parts of the body.

Enhanced Energy Flow: By working on the body’s energy lines, Thai massage aims to improve the flow of vital life energy, known as “Prana” or “Chi.”

Better Circulation: The combination of pressure and movement stimulates blood circulation, contributing to overall health.

One of the unique features of Thai massage is its emphasis on energy work and the belief that physical and emotional ailments are often linked. This holistic approach makes Thai massage a deeply therapeutic and spiritually uplifting experience, leaving recipients not only physically relaxed but also mentally and emotionally rejuvenated.