The historical roots of Thai massage reach as far as 500 BCE, into the time of Gautama Siddharta called Buddha. The legendary founder of Thai massage is considered to be the doctor from northern India, Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha (Shivago Komarpaj in Thai), Buddha’s contemporary. He is honored by many Thais as the „Father of Medicine“. He based the techniques of thai massage on the principles of Ayurveda – the Indian therapeutic and medical system.
The art of thai massage was originaly teached only in Buddhist temples and used purely as a part of a medicine system. Nowadays it is being taught not only in temples, but in common massage schools too. It is widespread in most countries of the World, being practiced in temples, spas, massage centers, doctors‘, as well as amongst common folk at home.
The principles of thai Dubai massage
The theoretical principles of thai massage are based on the concept of sens – an invisible energy lines running through the body. Thai massage uses 10 most important sens. These energy lines enables an uninterupted flow of energy in all the systems of human body. If energy of the body flows harmonicaly without any blocades, then human body is healthy. Any long-lasting unbalances on the energetic level will manifest oneself, sooner or later, as some kind of disease. Thai massage can help to prevent these diseases by restoring of uninterrupted energy flow.
Thai massage uses a set of technics that release the energy lines, involving some „yoga“ positions, stretching techniques, pressure of the energy lines and mainly pressure of the acupressure points. During the thai massage, the energy flow through body is restored which has an influence not only on the physical health (prevention of diseases, muscle relaxation), but works on mental and energy levels as well.