It is more therapeutic than the solely relaxation massage, but the relaxing effects of the former therapy are manifest. It combines massage with yoga techniques, meditation, acupressure and understanding of energy channels in a single style. Based on the holistic view of human being that considers body, mind and spirit as a whole, it is a very complete transformation technique, but above all a technique of deep healing.
Thai massage is part of Thai people’s lifestyle since the time of Buddha, about 550 years B.C. Created by Dr. Shivaga Komarapaj, the existing few graphic evidences consist of figures and drawings of the energy channels’ acupressure points found on the wall of the Thai medicine pavilion located in Wat Pho, the Temple of the Royal Palace in Bangkok.