A toe pull can result in a very gratifying pop as gases release and the bones reseat in the joint. This can be gratifying for the giver in that we then know change is being affected. And, gratifying to the receiver as they feel the release of pressure and ease of movement in the joint. […]Read More
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Yoga is great for bodyworkers!
Mmmm… this pose for the sole of the foot is so yummy. Find a friend and practice helping one another melt into relaxation with this! This pose can be done on the floor as part of a larger massage sequence. But, it can also be done seated as a stand alone posture. If you do […]Read More
The Gulpha Marma is an Ayurvedic pressure point often used in Thai Yoga Massage. Like most pressure point, it has a host of benefits! On the surface, it directly affects the mobility of the ankle and circulation into the foot. On a deeper level, its connections are far reaching in the body. It can help […]Read More
The Diaphragm Release in Thai Yoga Massage is especially nice for clients that are less mobile, live with asthma or have been coughing alot. In these instances, the major breathing muscles (diaphragm and intercostals, in particular) can get rather tight and a full breath is restricted. As we all know that breathing is a good […]Read More
There is not much more fun in Thai Yoga Massage than a good flip. This is one of the features that makes Thai so awesome – the receiver doesn’t have to do ANYTHING. They don’t even have to turn themselves over. Ultimate lazy man’s massage :-). For geeks like me, it’s also fun to watch […]Read More