Thai Massage

04 May Thai Muscle Balm for Tired & Achy Muscles

Here's an easy recipe for Thai muscle balm, which can be applied to relieve tired and achy muscles.Use a double boiler to create the mixture.Ingredients:180 ml extra-virgin olive oil45 g beeswax1/4 cup camphor salts30 drops of peppermint30 drops of spearmint20 drops each of cinnamon and...

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10 Jun What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is a technique used in many types of bodywork including Western Massage and Thai Yoga Massage. Long ago, Asian cultures discovered the location of energy pathways that are very close to the surface of the body. These energy pathways are called meridians in Chinese...

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23 Oct Thai Herbal Compress Massage

When the temperatures start to drop, they show no mercy. The cool fall days set in and before you know it, you are scraping ice off your windshield in the dead of winter.With summer a distant memory, it can be easy to fall into the...

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10 May Thai Massage and Physical Therapy Effectiveness Study

In a research study recently published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, the effectiveness of traditional Thai massage was compared to the effectiveness of traditional physical therapy in regards to decreasing muscle spasticity, functional ability, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in stroke patients over the...

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30 Nov Importance of Thai Massage

Thai Yoga Massage is about creating awareness, openings, and space.  Every day we become busier and busier in our bodies, in our minds, and in our spirits.  The modern world is all about productivity and speed, and in this maelstrom of habitual routines and schedules,...

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12 Oct Hyper Mobility and Massage

Working as a Thai Massage practitioner can be very rewarding and fulfilling. It is blissful to receive and give a Thai massage, yet as a practitioner, you need to be acutely aware of postures and stretches that your client's hyper mobility can pose a safety...

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05 Jun Remember…Breathe!

A guest post by Scott Brukman, LMT That sounds like good advice to me. And I think that most doctors would agree with it too. But how many people really stop to think about their breathing? I do, because it’s something that my yoga teachers must have...

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19 May Thai Massage School Fall Classes

Denver Integrative Massage School is offering Thai Yoga Massage modules that are appropriate for Licensed Massage Therapists who are seeking continuing education credits.  This unique training is part of our 600 hour Western massage program.  If you have been practicing massage for a while and...

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17 Apr Thai Yoga Massage Reduces Pain

A lot of research is being done to provide evidence based results that show Western massage therapy techniques work in reducing pain, muscle tension and anxiety.  A study performed in Thailand is now touting the benefits of Thai Yoga Massage.  This particular study specifically focused...

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