Thai Massage

Thai MassageIs Thai Massage right for me or Does it hurt or Will it be deep enough?

Thai massage is a very adaptable style of massage. Welcome to “Stephenson Massage Therapy“. We provide Traditional Thai Massage Therapy services.

We have given massage to people of all ages, from children to adults in their 90’s. We have massaged pregnant women, people recovering from injuries and illness, athletes, and countless people wishing only to reduce stress and regain some balance in their lives.

If you are ill or have had an injury you should always consult your doctor before receiving any massage. All of our clients are unique, some enjoyvery deep pressure, while others prefer gentle massages. Some people are flexible while others are stiff as a board.

You should speak with our therapist about any concerns and let them know how much pressure you like. Traditional Thai Massage has long had a close association with Buddhist Temples. Here at Stephenson Massage Therapy, we strive to maintain this spiritual aspect by applying compassionate touch in a mindful way with the utmost dignity and respect.

Benefits of Thai Massage are:

* Facilitates relaxation

* Improves flexibility and increases range of motion

* Relieves pain and tension

* Improves blood circulation and lymphatic flow helping the body to eliminate toxins

* Stimulates the nervous system

* Excellent for athletes – supplying relief for stiff, sore, tired, overused muscles

* Frees blockages for positive energy flow, giving the body a sense of balance and wellbeing

Traditional Thai Massage is the Classical form of Thai Massage. In its most complete form, it includes over 108 Stretching and Compression postures; the Enlivening of Meridian lines and Stimulation of specific Acupressure points. This Ancient form of massage is perhaps the most complete re-balancing and recalibrating Therapeutic Massage.

Thai massage therapy is a style that loosens relaxes and calms the body. Thai massage is designed to relieve severe muscle tension.

Thai Massage is a form of massage therapy that originated in Thailand. Thai Massages are composed of deep pressure, compression, and stretching massage techniques that focuses on the superficial muscles as well as muscles located below the surface of the top muscles.

This type of massage therapy is very effective in improving overall flexibility, circulation, and range of motion. This type of massage therapy relieves muscle and joint tension and at the same time balances the body’s energetic systems. Thai massages is an excellent choice for relaxation and detoxification.

This type of massage therapy is often recommended for people who often seek consistent pain relief and people who are involved in heavy physical activity or even people who tend to be on their feet all day and others who sit for long periods of time.

Heralded for centuries in the East for its energizing and restorative effects, Thai massage is gaining popularity in the West as people discover this unique and powerful form of massage.Sometimes called “assisted yoga,” Thai massage involves easing the client into various assisted stretches to deepen muscle relaxation.Vigorous and stimulating, Thai massage is as energizing as it is relaxing.

Thai massage is performed on a padded mat on the floor and the client remains fully dressed, in comfortable, looseclothing that permits free movement. Oils are not used during Thai massage. Instead, the body is carefully manipulated into deep stretches and poses at the hands of a trained massage therapist.

During a Thai massage, our massage therapist will carefully engage the use of his or her hands, knees, feet and body weight to vigorously stretch your muscles with specific poses designed to effectively relax and work the kinks out of tense muscles. The effect is very deep stretching, renewed energy and an overall feeling of well-being.

The famous Thai massage techniques incorporate stretching, palming and pressure points over the entire body. The ancient healing knowledge of Thailand is amazing and highly therapeutic. Our specialized experience in Thai massages relieves muscle pain and tension resulting in you feeling completely restored and rejuvenated.

It is often referred to as Thai yoga massage, because of the way in which the therapist uses their limbs to move you into a pattern of yoga-like stretches. It is similar to doing a yoga workout without you having to do any of the hard work yourself.

Contact us for more information at 613-213-3387.

Additional information:

  • Please avoid eating a heavy meal before the massage
  • If it’s your first time at our massage centre, arrive at least 5 minutes early so you can have a few minutes to rest and relax before starting the massage.
  • If you happen to feel discomfort at any time, please make your massage therapist aware of it

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