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Learn Thai Massage: Online Training Pros And Cons

thai massage training
Which one is best for you – live or online training?

Can you really learn Thai Massage online? The answer is yes – thousands of Thai Healing Massage Academy’s students have been successfully learning Thai Massage online since 2009. We have thousands of forum posts, emails and testimonials to prove it.

But the question is not IF you can learn it online – you can! The question is if it is right for you, your situation and circumstances, or not.

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5 Key Benefits Of Thai Massage For Chiropractic

Thai Massage and chiropractic

This article is written by Dr. Brent Wells, DC

Thai Massage is a dynamic type of massage that resembles “passive yoga.” A patient in a Thai Massage session is taken by a therapist through a set of motions in a sort of gentle dance. In this massage, typical movements include “stretching, rocking, pressing, massaging and holding.

Thai Massage is a great companion for chiropractic treatment. Generally speaking, Thai Massage can be used to boost and hold chiropractic adjustments.

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4 Methods How to Learn Thai Massage

4 options to learn thai massage

Thai Massage is HOT nowadays. All over the world many massage therapists and yoga teachers are learning it to expand their skill repertoire – and for good reasons. It is an amazing, effective, and inspiring massage system.

So how is it done? What’s the best way to go about learning it?

Here are four options you should consider for learning Thai Massage, along with their advantages and disadvantages.

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The Connection Between Thai Massage and Yoga

Origins of Thai Massage

The Thai Massage version of the yoga bridge
The Thai Massage version of the yoga bridge

Thai Massage and yoga are part of the same family. The similarities are quite obvious if you just watch the two systems in action.

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The historical founder of Thai Massage, Jivaka

According to legend, Thai Massage was introduced in Thailand about 2500 years ago by an Indian physician, a contemporary of Buddha, and he brought with him his knowledge of yoga and yoga therapy.

This physician, Jivaka Komarabhacca (one of several possible ways to spell it) is not only revered in Thailand, but in some other Buddhist countries in Asia as well.

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Professional Versus Sensual Massage

Professional versus sensual massage

Some people actively or furtively seek out the combination of massage and eroticism. Others detest just the thought of it and would rather have it eradicated from the face of the earth.

Why this topic can be aggravating for professional massage therapists

This tends to be a sensitive topic for professional massage therapists. Sometimes they have had to battle a misguided public opinion that massage is just a disguise for sexual services.

And sometimes female therapists had to fend off callers who were clearly looking for non-professional services. Some of them might even have had inappropriate requests from men during their sessions.

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9 Unique Elements Of Thai Massage, And How To Learn Them

Thai Massage stretch

Thai Massage is not just another kind of massage. There is a lot more to it, as you will see.

There is more than one style of Thai Massage

Before we get into the 9 unique elements, we have to consider that there are all kinds of styles and variations of Thai Massage. They range from mechanical one-size-fits-all sequences to very effective and refined holistic therapies.

For the purposes of our list of 10 unique elements, we are talking about the way how Thai Massage is taught by Thai Healing Massage Academy in our online training courses.

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