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Pros And Cons Of Talking To Clients In Thai Massage Sessions
Is talking during a Thai Massage session good or bad?
Should you talk to your clients during Thai Massage therapy sessions?
Should you let your clients talk while they are receiving their massage?
I have often heard therapists state that clients should be discouraged from talking during the session and that they – the therapists – should not talk much either.
But…based on my experience of practicing Thai Massage for over 20 years, I am convinced that this is not necessarily good advice – and here is why:
Thai Massage Benefits And Freedom Of Expression
There are different attitudes regarding the healing arts when looking in from the outside.
Some people’s views of Thai Massage therapy and other massage therapies are holistic, enlightened, and progressive. Such people encourage them, recognize their value, and are open to integrating them with other medical treatments.
But there are others who are rather ignorant or distrustful, don’t see much value in massage besides relaxation, and would not even consider it a valuable therapy. This applies to a good section of the medical establishment.
Let’s look at both of these attitudes.
How To Learn Thai Massage While Enjoying The Process
Is learning Thai Massage fun or work?
In my function as a Thai Massage teacher, I often hear serious questions and comments along the lines of:
- “How pure is a particular healing art, Thai Massage, or yoga system?”
- “How close is it to its origins?”
- “How much does it adhere to its tradition?”
- “Is it scientifically proven?”
- What lineage is it in?
Okay, there is a time for serious discussions. But for now, let’s switch gears and use a different approach – just to have some fun. This is a light-hearted, irreverent, and humorous look at Thai Massage and other healing arts.
But the conclusion is profound, as you will see if you read til the end.
Learn Thai Massage With A Complete Online Training System
What is the Complete Thai Massage course?
If you want to learn Thai Massage (or improve your existing skills), Thai Healing Massage Academy’s Complete Thai Massage course contains all you need to achieve your training goals, and much more.
If you think that the course is just a collection of techniques, you will be pleasantly surprised. There is A LOT more to it! The techniques are just one part of it.
How To Learn Thai Massage Online-12 Things You Need To Know
When researching Thai Massage online training options, what makes one course different from another? How do you find one that works best for you?
The Thai Healing Massage Academy Option
At Thai Healing Massage Academy, we have been providing Thai Massage training since 2001. And since 2010 we have focused exclusively on online training.
We originally pioneered Thai Massage online training. We were the first school to offer it, and we have been going strong ever since.
Nowadays, you have many options to choose from. The question is which online training is best for you and your needs?
How Thai Massage Can HelpTo Counteract Depression
What does Thai Massage have to do with depression? Thai Massage – and most massages – are probably about the farthest thing from depression that you can find. And that is why it can be very helpful.
A case of medical intervention without considering alternatives
Recently I got a message from a friend of mine. She revealed to me that her doctor told her that she had a case of depression and put her on heavy anti-depressants. He told her she should keep taking them for several years!
How To Preserve Your Thai Massage Therapy Career
Thai Massage therapy is a wonderful and rewarding profession. It is great to talk about all the benefits, how we can help our clients, how we have an ethical obligation to never discriminate against anyone, etc.
But what happens when we run up against our limits? What happens when we don’t know how to manage our physical and mental energies properly?
8 Compelling Reasons For Yoga Teachers To Learn Thai Massage
Learning Thai Massage is very popular among yoga teachers. Why is that? How can yoga teachers benefit from the practice of Thai Massage?
Thai Massage is often called Thai Yoga Massage which reflects the connection between the two. There are eight good reasons why yoga teachers learn Thai Massage.