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Thai Massage

Traditional Thai massage explained.
What is today called ‘Thai massage’ is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures.
Physical Health Benefits:
  • Increases flexibility and opens joints. This increases protection from injury. Increases circulation and brings oxygen to the blood. 
  • Flushes lymph system and builds immune system.
  • Detoxes tissues. 
  • Stimulates and improves digestion.
  • Improves posture by equalizing and aligning both sides of the body.
Emotional Health Benefits:  
  • Reduces stress. 
  • Gives a feeling of being nurtured and cared for. 
  • Gives a feeling of "well being", contented and happy, mental harmony. 
  • Gives comfort. 
Energetic Benefits: 
  • Opens joints to allow flow of Life Force Energy (Chi, Prana). 
  • Helps balance and readjust “Sen” lines which support overall health, including organ function.
  • Brings harmony to mind, body and spirit. 
  • Gives a feeling of “wholeness”. 


Massage is not recommended for certain people or conditions: 

  •  Infectious skin disease, rash, or open wounds. 
  •  Immediately after surgery.
  • Immediately after chemotherapy or radiation, unless recommended by your doctor. 
  • Prone to blood clots. There is a risk of blood clots being dislodged. If you have heart disease, check with your doctor before having a massage. 
  • Pregnant women should check with their doctor first if they are considering getting a massage. Massage in pregnant women should be done by massage therapists who are certified in pregnancy massage.  
  • Massage should not be done directly over bruises, inflamed skin, unhealed wounds, tumors, abdominal hernia, or areas of recent fractures. 
Additional tips:
  •  Don’t eat a heavy meal before the massage. 
  • Be sure that your massage therapist has your complete health history, because people with certain conditions should not have Thai massage. 
  • If you feel discomfort at any time, let your massage therapist know. 
  • Pelek practices the original (Nuat phaen boran), ancient/traditional massage.  CLOSE X

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