Both of these systems have a lot in common and can be easily combined. The main difference is that Thai Massage is a totally passive experience for the receiver, whereas yoga is an active session for the practitioner.
In Thailand, Thai masseurs have a tradition to take a moment of silence and reflection just before giving a massage session. It’s also an appeal for help to the lineage and Buddhist Sangha to be able to properly heal or support the client at hand
In most Traditional Medicine systems of Asia, and Thailand massage is officially considered energy work and not bodywork. That seems rather paradoxical, because of the evident physical manipulations in massage therapy.
A Thai Massage session is usually done on the floor or the mat. Thus, a massage mat is very important in comforting a client or a massage therapist, herself.
The technique that Thai massage practitioners use is very different from what people in the West may be accustomed to. So. what you should expect from getting a Traditional Thai Massage for the first time?
Traditionally worn by Thai fishermen due to their fast drying ability and allowing for free movement, fisherman pants are now popular for massage/yoga practitioner
Make your New Years resolution stick this 2021 by making regular massages a part of your resolution. Or even better by studying massage and performing this arts to your loved one this year.