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Traditional Thai Massage:


The techniques used in Traditional Thai Massage are designed to improve the energy flow and release blockages that could prevent your body from attaining a balanced state.  Imbalance can lead to pain and declining health. This style of massage can help to relieve fatigue, muscular cramping and nervous tension.  It can also help to increase flexibility, increase blood and lymph flow and adjust the skeletal structure. It’s usually performed on a padded floor mat and the client stays fully clothed, no oil is used.  Traditional Thai massage uses thumbs, palms, hands, elbows, knees and feet.



Aromatherapy & Oil Massage:


Aromatherapy massage is a wonderful holistic treatment seeking to balance the body and mind by using a combination of aromatherapy oils to promote health and well-being, relaxation, clarity of mind, as well as toxin removal due to improved lymph flow.  Improving the blood circulation also helps stimulate the immune system.  You can experience both oriental and western aroma massage oils, or if you prefer we can use an odourless carrier oil.



soften the skin. The hot compress is applied after a Traditional Thai Massage or Aromatherapy Massage.






Hot Stone Massage:


A truly unique style of massage therapy in which water treated stones are placed at specific sites on the body to open up the meridians (energy pathways). Muscles are prepared by the heated stones to help aid the deep tissue manipulations. Massage oils are usually incorporated into the massage treatment.

 



Thai Foot Reflexology Massage:


Derived from ancient Chinese massage these techniques been used for more than 3,000 years. It helps prevent and treat many conditions such as headache, tension, asthma, constipation, sinusitis and migraine. The sensory nerves relating to the internal organs are spread throughout the body with some connecting with other organs as well as the skin. All of these sensory nerves are mainly rooted within the plantar or foot.  Foot massage is good for stimulating the activity of internal organs, and helps to improve blood and lymph circulation.  Therefore, foot massage is a very beneficial massage for overall health.


Wat Po Traditional Thai Foot Massage starts from the sole of the foot to stimulate the body’s wind element and works toward balancing the four elements (earth, water, wind and fire - human ailments come from the imbalance of these elements). The objectives of Tradition Thai Massage and Thai Foot massage are similar. Traditional Thai massage seeks to balance the body’s elements and Thai foot massage seeks to stimulate the activity of internal organs. Whereas Traditional Thai massage uses thumbs, palms, hands, elbows, knees and feet, Traditional Thai Foot Massage uses hands, fingers, knuckles and wooden sticks along with cream and oil.





Deep Tissue Massage:


Deep Tissue massage is highly beneficial for athletes and sporty types who suffer from physical stress, chronic tension and muscle and joint strains. Focusing on the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, slow and deep strokes are applied with more direct pressure across the grain of muscle. The firm pressure eases the pain and alleviates tension, helps loosen tightness and improves circulation.




Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage:

 

The perfect treatment after a long slog in the office, lifting heavy objects or a workout at the gym. This deep massage therapy focuses on the shoulders, back, neck and scalp easing the trapezoid muscles thereby reducing tension and helping to relieve headaches.  This treatment also aims to improve posture and stimulate circulation while helping to ease away chronic muscular pain.



Pregnancy Massage:


While a woman is pregnant her body undergoes numerous changes both physiologically and spiritually. The physical changes can cause stress and or discomfort to the mother including backache, pelvic pain, leg pain and neck pain. This treatment is specifically designed to help alleviate many of these discomforts while increasing blood flow and circulation, as well as promoting a sense of well-being.




Hot Herbal Compress Massage:


Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage is an ancient healing practice employing a steamed muslin poultice of Thai herbs. The hot steam and herbs are absorbed by the body and help to reduce muscles pains, increase lymphatic drainage, regenerate and