By Kam Thye Chow

An actual advisor to Thai yoga therapeutic massage, a special treatment that mixes stretching, breath paintings, assisted yoga postures, and strain aspect remedy.

• comprises greater than eighty illustrations, 30 charts, and a whole sequence of postures for a two-hour full-body therapeutic massage.

• writer Kam Thye Chow has taught therapeutic massage in Thailand and all through Europe and North the United States.

Until lately Thai yoga therapeutic massage used to be almost unknown within the West. It has its roots in either the traditional therapeutic traditions of Ayurveda and Thai Buddhism. during this certain perform, the therapist supplies a full-body therapeutic massage that mixes palming and thumbing alongside the Thai strength strains and strain issues with mild stretching, move, and breath paintings comparable to tai chi. utilizing his or her personal fingers, ft, palms, and legs, the practitioner lightly publications the recipient via a chain of yoga postures, making a harmonious and healing “dance” that ends up in larger actual understanding, grace, and non secular strength.

In this accomplished consultant for practitioners, Kam Thye Chow leads readers via each point of this dance--from its heritage and philosophy to a close presentation of an entire Thai yoga therapeutic massage consultation. this crucial reference contains greater than eighty illustrated postures, 30 charts and drawings, and an entire sequence of postures for a two-hour full-body therapeutic massage that focuses recognition on either the higher and reduce physique, which obtain equivalent tension within the Western way of life. details on contraindications, anatomy, and body structure integrates Western scientific wisdom and conception with this old culture. therapeutic massage therapists, actual therapists, nurses, and different doctors will locate Thai Yoga Massage a tremendous and leading edge supplement to their practice.

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An real advisor to Thai yoga therapeutic massage, a distinct treatment that mixes stretching, breath paintings, assisted yoga postures, and strain aspect treatment. • comprises greater than eighty illustrations, 30 charts, and a whole sequence of postures for a two-hour full-body therapeutic massage. • writer Kam Thye Chow has taught therapeutic massage in Thailand and all through Europe and North the United States.

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