Traditional Thai Massage is a form of therapeutic bodywork that involves a combination of passive stretching as well as static or dynamic pressure techniques on the whole body and following the energetic lines. To do this, the therapist uses their hands, elbows, knees, feet and body weight in an a series of fluid and rocking movements, linked together in a rhythmic and harmonious way.
Thai Massage is given on a futon or mattress with the client dressed in comfortable clothes in order to facilitate a wide range of movements. Depending on what the desired effects are, the techniques and intensity of the massage will vary.
This oil massage comes from and was developed over the millenia in India. What distinguishes the Kalari style from other types of Ayurvedic Massage is its fast, energetic, lively and dynamic nature. The rhythm and depth of the characteristic long corporal strokes used together with other techniques are always adapted to the needs of the client.
Ayurveda is a science of life aimed at promoting happiness, health and creative development, restoring an optimal state of balance through a holistic view of the individual. Regular massage, and of course diet, exercise, meditation and lifestyle contribute to this.
In general, the Sports Massage is a type of deep tissue y relaxing massage with a slow to medium rhythm, working at both a superficial and deep intensity. It includes stretching of the principal muscle groups. The objective of this massage is to quickly eliminate the substance that provokes fatigue (lactic acid), restore calm to the nervous system, eliminate psychic tension, decongest the points that are most fatigued, relax the muscles, improve contusions, distentions and contractions, and improve blood supply to promote the nutrition of tissue and muscles, etc.
The Relaxing Massage is fundamentally a type of calming and decongesting massage. It is indicated for certain disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, such as stress, anxiety, sleep disturbances, physical and mental exhaustion and paralysis. This massage is characterized by having a slow rhythm and a depth from superficial to moderate.