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Is Thai Massage Relaxing Or Therapeutic?

Is Thai Massage relaxing or therapeutic

Thailand is famous for its unique style of bodywork, Thai Massage, which is really a combination of massage and applied or passive yoga stretches.

There is plenty of information available about the benefits of massage in general. And there is no shortage of scientific evidence that massage is good for your body.

Massage is also good for your mind. It relaxes, de-stresses, and temporarily shuts off incessant mental chatter. The Thais have been well aware of both of these benefits for over a thousand years.

So here is the question: Is Thai Massage ‘just’ relaxing, or is it therapeutic, i.e. does it actually help with something? Does it really improve certain conditions?

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5 Reasons Why Practicing And Learning Thai Massage Is So Enjoyable

Thai Massage is enjoyable to practice

Thai Massage is not just a job. It is not just a type of work. It does not just provide a good income. It is enjoyable to learn and practice. Why is that?

1. Thai Massage is fun to practice

You get to play with an almost infinite variety of techniques, modifications, adaptations, and ways to make it uniquely your own.

Thai Massage is not just about following a set sequence, but about being intuitive, creative, and innovative.

There are hundreds of techniques and stretches available which can be combined in countless ways to create a therapeutic masterpiece.

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How To Give Your Massage Clients What They Really Want

what do massage clients really want

Massage hammer for Thai Massage story

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Here at Thai Healing Massage Academy, we have a free educational video series for learning various aspects of Thai Massage called “Tips And Tricks“.

At one time we published a new video in this Thai Massage education series that shows the use of a mechanical massage tool, a ‘massage hammer‘.

When this video was posted on youtube, someone left a comment saying that the use of this tool felt like “cheating” to him, since the client paid for the use of the therapist’s hands.

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