Thai Yoga Massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage. This form of bodywork is usually performed on the floor, and the client wears comfortable clothes that allow for movement. No oils are used in Thai massage. It is known in Thailand as "nuat phaen boran" (Thai: นวดแผนโบราณ, IPA: [nûət pʰɛ̌ːn boːraːn]), literally, the ancient-manner massage. Most Thai people simply refer to Thai massage as นวดแผนไทย "nuad phaen thai", which means Traditional Thai Massage. It helps your body increase flexibility, relieves muscular and joint tension, stimulates internal organs and balances the energy system. The effect is relaxing as well as energizing.
Benefits of Thai massage include:
- increased range of motion and flexibility
- Increased blood circulation
- Improved joint movement
- Promotes relaxation
- Reduces stress
- Calms the nervous system
- Relieves headaches, sciatica
- Clears waste and other toxins from stressed muscles.