$55 - 50 min / $65 - 60 min / $95 - 90 min / $130 - 120 min
Utilizing long, fluid strokes, this classic massage relieves muscle tension and improves circulations. The massage will gently guide you to relax and release stress.
Combo Deep tissue & Oriental Bar Therapy with Thai Yoga Massage
$60 - 50 min / $75 - 60 min / $105 - 90 min / $140 - 120 min
Have you ever felt that your therapist just couldn't get deep enough into your knot to release it? Come try out a Deep Tissue Ashiatsu Massage and let our feet ease all the tension and stress. Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is an ancient form of Therapeutic Massage that incorporates the therapist's feet and bodyweight to give you that perfect pressure! Ashiatsu is an effective treatment for those who suffer from chronic lower back, hip pain or neck pain, Sciatica as well as tight hamstrings, calves and IT band.
Traditional Thai Yoga Massage on table
$80 - 60 min / $120 - 90 min / $160 - 120 min
Thai massage is a therapeutic massage and a traditional treatment for relieving stress and tension, and for the treatment of back pain, stiff neck, shoulder pain, and sports injuries including muscle and tendon strain. Traditional Thai Massage technique is known as the most holistic type of therapy. It combines modern scientific knowledge of anatomy of physiology with the disciplines of traditional oriental medicine. It employs combinations of rhythmic acupressure, body rocking, and deep assisted stretches to relieve muscular tension and enables more blood to be carried throughout the body. A number of gentle techniques are carried out on the floor using the feet, knees, elbows, palms, forearms and thumbs.
Benefits of full body massage include:
To receive the full benefit of the treatment the recommended time is between 90 – 120 minutes*
Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage
$40 - 30 min
To improve circulation and ease tension, this therapeutic treatment offers a combination of acupressure, warm and cool compresses and specialized massage.
Signature Stone Massage
$125 - 75 min
A combination of hot and cold stones is used to relax the body and melt away tension and stress.
$80 - 60 min / $120 - 90 min
Discover the healing benefits of this ancient therapy. Specially designed cups create suction to the skin to stimulate circulation, lymphatic flow, relieve pain and release tense muscles.
$100 - 60 min / $145 - 90 min
Using specifically blended oils that vibrate with the frequency of the seven energy centers of the body, the chakras are opened and revitalized.
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What is Nuad Bo-Rarn/ Thai yoga massage ?
Thai massage is beneficial for both giver an d receiver, providing a relaxing yoga-like experience and utilizing leverage over muscular work. This makes it easy on the hands, and therapeutic for both parties. It is warm and interactive, normally done on a floor mat but very applicable to table work. The stretching, palming, and thumb pressing characteristic of thai massage leaves clients feeling amazing for a long time afterward.
The thai work Nuad is usually translated into English as "massage." Bo-rarn is translated as "ancient". So, Nuad Bo-Rarn means "ancient massage", or "ancient healing way". However, thai massage is very different from the type of tissue manipulation which is usually associated with massage in the context of western practice.
Nuad bo-rarn is a key component of Traditional Thai Medicine, a holistic approach to healing the the body, heart-mind, and spirit. Thai medicine strives to treat the underlying cause of any illness by addressing imbalances. Each aspect affects others, so the most effective treatment addresses the whole person. Traditional thai medicine encompasses the use of herbs, diet, nutrition, spiritual practices, and nuad bo-rarn.
How is it done?
As in any country, regional variations occur all over Thailand. There is not only one way to correctly do nuad bo-rarn, but rather many ways, depending on the background and perspective of one's teacher, even in Thailand. Nuad bo-rarn has been influenced over the course of thai history by the culture and beliefs of indigenous peoples, shamanic spiritual practices, yoga influences from India, and medical practices of China and the west (particularly Europe and the US). There are, however, common practices to the work.
Traditionally, thai massage is performed on a mat on the floor rather than a raised table. This allows for many movements and procedures that are not practical or effective in table work. Being on the floor allows for the most effective use of the practitioner's body weight rather than muscular force for the transmission of pressure, force, or energy, which creates a highly therapeutic effect. The client remains fully clothed except for the feet. Clothing should be light and allow for flexible movement.
The work itself consists primarily of pressure on energy lines and points, and a large variety of passive stretching movements. Pressure is exerted with the palms of the hand, the thumbs and the feet; at some points the elbows or knees may be used. The pressure and stretching movements are combined in a comprehensive strategy that may be performed in as little time as an hour, or may be extended to two or three hours for a full program. Two hours is frequently considered an ideal length of time for a thai massage, although in the west, 90 minutes is also common.
The stretching movements in nuad bo-rarn affect the entire body by increasing flexibility, releasing both deep and superficial tension, and helping the body's natural energy to flow more freely. The effect of these stretching movements, in which the client plays only a passive role, is similar to yoga. This is sometimes referred to as passive yoga. The result is an opening of the body which leaves one feeling both relaxed and energized at the same time.
Nuad bo-rarn is not based on a western system of anatomy. Dissection was forbidden until the introduction of western medicine, so references to body structure were based on external observation. This is not to say that this implies an understanding of the body which is superficial: quite the contrary, it is profound, based on generations of experience. Although this may initially be frustrating to the western student, learning to "think Thai" helps one to move with greater freedom and intuitive sense.
In the thai view, what we might call 'life force' in the body (sometimes described as wind or lom) travels along pathways knows as Sen lines. These sen channels appear roughly similar to both traditional Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic, and Thai medicine, traditionally recognize 72,000 sen in theory. In practice, ten sen serve as the foundation of nuad bo-rarn.
The true origins of traditional thai massage are somewhat buried in the past. It is usually attributed to being over 2500 years old, starting at the time of the Buddha in India. Tradition tells us that it was given to the world by a physician in India who was a contemporary of the Buddha. His name is Shivago Komarpaj (or Jivaka Buccha Komar), and throughout southeast Asia he is considered to be the father of medicine. He is lovingly and respectfully referred to as the "Father Doctor". Ancient texts, written in the Pali language and mentioning Shivago Komarpaj, were considered sacred and were kept with other Buddhist texts. It has been thought that certain monks (or reusis) were the practitioners of this medicine, and the temples were its home.
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