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Thai Massage can help heal your body, mind and spirit. It can improve your marriage and delight your friends. It can make you money and it can refine your awareness.
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The 5 Myths of Thai Massage Training

The 5 Myths of Thai Massage Training | Thai Massage Magic | Scoop.it
Vote this post 0 There are several stereotypes which are often repeated and might prevent you from adding Thai Massage training to your repertoire. Let’s look at them closely and see if there is any truth in them.
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This is a helpful guide to sort out some of the untrue perceptions about Thai Massage which are often heard. The author actually lives in Thailand and explains what Thai Massage really is from his vantage point of not only living in Thailand but also teaching Thai Massage.

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Advanced Thai Yoga Massage Demo with Ralf Marzen - YouTube

Rocking and stretching, opening the energy lines. Beginner and advanced trainings with Mudita School of Thai Yoga Massage, www.muditathaiyoga.com.
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Thai Massage, done by an expert, is a series of beautifully flowing movement which connect into a graceful flow, as demonstrated here by Ralf Marzen.

 

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10 Tips For A Great Massage Experience In Thailand | Spirit of Thailand

10 Tips For A Great Massage Experience In Thailand | Spirit of Thailand | Thai Massage Magic | Scoop.it
Easy and very affordable access to massage in Thailand is one of the great pleasure of living here. Learn how to find the best therapist and massage experience.
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Every year tens of thousands of visitors sample Thai Massage in Thailand. However finding a good therapist is often not so easy. This is a list of tips which will improve your chances of finding the right therapist and getting a good Thai Massage considerably.

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Pichest Boonthumme, Thai Massage Master by Ananda Apfelbaum

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by Ananda Apfelbaum appeared first on Thai Massage Sacred Bodywork.
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Pichest Boonthumme is one of the most influential teachers of many well known Thai Massage practitioners and instructors in the western world. This is a really interesting story since it shows Thai Massage within it's own culture and how it influenced so many western therapists.

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Why Are There So Many Names For Thai Massage?

Why Are There So Many Names For Thai Massage? | Thai Massage Magic | Scoop.it
Vote this post 0 Thai Massage – what’s in a name? As far as names are concerned, Thai Yoga Massage is the same as Thai Massage, or Traditional Thai Massage. There are many variations which sound like they are all different styles.
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With the huge popularity of Thai Massage came a proliferation of names like "traditional Thai Massage", "Thai Yoga Massage", "Thai Healing Massage", "Ancient Thai Massage" and many others. This article puts all the names in perspective and shows what the differences are, or what the similarities are.  

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Best Foot Massage Therapy Techniques, How to Massage Feet For Beginners

Exclusive Content @ http://www.patreon.com/psychetruth Best Foot Massage Therapy Techniques, How to Massage Feet For Beginners In this video licensed ...
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This foot massage video by Psychetruth is a pleasure to watch. It is done slowly and with feeling. You can just see the relaxation and enjoyment which the client derives from it.

The country with the highest foot massage popularity and the widest application is Thailand with it's famous Thai Foot Massage system.

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The Human Element In Thai Massage Demystified

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Share Thai Massage is more than a collection of techniques What might the elements of good Thai Massage therapy be?
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This is an interesting look at how the personality and the communication skills of the Therapist play a role in a massage session. Since this article deals with Thai Massage, the author shows the difference between the eastern and the western approach to massage therapy. 

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Thai Rocking Massage Demonstration - YouTube

http://thaihealingmassage.com/info/thai-rocking-massage/ - Thai Rocking Massage is an evolution of traditional Thai Massage. It greatly increases it's therap...
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This is a demonstration of a more gentle and flowing way to do Thai Massage. It is a system which uses motion techniques like rocking and circling instead of direct pressure.

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How Thai Massage Can Help With Sciatica Problems

How Thai Massage Can Help With Sciatica Problems | Thai Massage Magic | Scoop.it
Thai Massage For Sciatica is an in depth online training course. It covers theoretical background, anatomy, Thai Massage techniques, and self help exercises.
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The author relates his personal story what motivated him to become an expert in sciatica treatments. Thai Massage lends itself very well to sciatica work. The author not only shares his experience but offers a training system for learning Thai Massage for sciatica.

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Thai Massage Contraindications Part 2

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Share Are there contraindications for Thai Massage? Sure there are. However it is not so easy as to just post a list of them which clarifies it once and for all.
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Thai Massage is a system which combines pressure, rocking, stretching, traction and energy line work. It is much more movement intensive than most western massage systems. Here is an in depth look at possible contraindications to Thai Massage, something every massage therapist should be familiar with.

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Do Thai Massage Therapists Need To Know Anatomy?

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Share Do Thai Massage Therapists need to know anatomy? What kind of a strange question is this? Isn’t it obvious that the answer should be “yes”? Or so would be the response of any western massage therapist.
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Thai Massage is not primarily based on anatomy and physiology like western massage styles. Eastern therapies all work with a system of energy pathways which are being worked on along with the physical body. So the question is if eastern therapists need to understand the more clinical approach of western massage. This article looks at this question from both points of view and compares it in a refreshing way.

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Thai Massage Course content: How to do Head Massage Supine Position Part II

Relaxing 8 minute sequence for for head massage. Induces sleep and reduces stress. Visit http://schoolofthaimassage.com/ for more details on Thai Massage ...
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Thai Massage in Thailand generally includes a head and face massage towards the end of the session. This is a wonderful way to conclude Thai Massage treatment which can be quite vigorous. Head and face massage is the perfect way to balance out the session.

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Massage gains popularity for treating ailments - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Massage gains popularity for treating ailments - Press & Sun-Bulletin | Thai Massage Magic | Scoop.it
Hands-on healing happens in both in spas and hospitals around the region
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The often very impressive  benefits of massage extend beyond relaxation. Nowadays the western world is increasingly acknowledging that massage can help with many ailments, diseases and health issues. This fact has been known since centuries in eastern massage therapy modalities like Thai Massage, Shiatsu, Tuina or Yoga Therapy.

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