Advanced Thai Yoga Massage: Postures and Energy Pathways for by Kam Thye Chow

By Kam Thye Chow

Extend your Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform with complex postures and effort paintings to regard tension, again soreness, complications, and several universal stipulations

• contains step by step photos for greater than 50 complicated Thai yoga therapeutic massage postures
• Illustrates in complete colour the destinations of the sen traces and explains their particular healing features and connections to ayurveda and the five kosha our bodies
• info winning therapies for eight universal illnesses with customized 60-minute Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture flows in addition to ayurvedic and yoga concepts for persevered therapeutic and prevention at domestic

In the original therapeutic method of Thai yoga massage--based on yoga, ayurveda, and the martial arts--the practitioner makes use of his or her personal arms, ft, fingers, and legs to softly consultant the recipient via a chain of yoga postures whereas palming and thumbing alongside the body’s power pathways and strain issues, identified within the Thai culture as sen strains and in ayurveda as marma issues.

Providing the way to extend one’s Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform, this ebook comprises step by step photographs and instructions for greater than 50 complicated Thai yoga postures in addition to profitable treatments for eight universal diseases: pressure, again soreness, stiff neck and shoulders, arm and hand exhaustion, complications, constipation, fibromyalgia, and anxiety/depression. every one remedy plan deals a personalised one-hour Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture movement particular to that disease in addition to ayurvedic and yoga ideas for persisted therapeutic and prevention after the therapeutic massage consultation. This entire consultant additionally illustrates the precise place of the sen traces and marma issues, detailing their healing symptoms and connections to ayurveda and the 5 kosha our bodies, in addition to explaining find out how to contain them into classes for deeper therapeutic.

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