Bodywork that's more than skin deep

Massage therapy is just one part of a healing regimen. Yoga or daily stretching and breathing exercises are key elements in preventing injury, reducing stress and maintaining overall health. They extend the benefits of massage treatments! A balanced diet, exercise, plenty of water and laughter are also important aspects in a healthy lifestyle.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Stretch The Body, Mind and Spirit with Thai

Happy, happiest Summer! It's warm and you're on vacation going hiking, biking and moving more! It's a great time to get your muscles stretched out and limber for all your summer activities. Imagine a massage where someone stretches you out from head to toe. All you have to do is lay there and receive. Well welcome to the wonderful world of Traditional Thai massage!! The healing art of Traditional Thai Yoga massage is an ancient system with roots in Yoga, Ayurvedic medicine and Buddhism. It is a powerful system of therapy that combines Yoga stretches, rhythmic massage, acupressure, energy work and meditation. Thai massage stretches and balances the entire body. Listed are the many benefits of Thai massage:

The Physical Benefits:

* Increases flexibility and mobility
* Increases relaxation in the body
* Helps to detox the body
* Helps to boost the immune system
* Increases the circulation of blood and lymph
* Reduces blood pressure
* Facilitates proper breathing
* Improves posture and body alignment
* Relieves pain and muscle tension
* Diminishes foot and leg cramping
* Dissolves energy blockages
* Supports joint health
* Invigorates internal organs and the nervous system
* Helpful in relieving headaches, migraines and back pain

The Mental Benefits:
* Improves mental clarity
* Heightens awareness
* Helps to relieve stress and anxiety
* Boosts energy and stamina
* Promotes a feeling of well-being balancing the mind, body and spirit.

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