Asian Healing Massage, the ancient, rich traditions of Asian healing arts are based on what is best described as an energetic paradigm of human existence. The healing techniques vary among cultures (for example among Japan, China, Thailand, and India) but at the core of each healing model is the understanding that human beings are simultaneously physical and energetic.
Asian massage is combines Thai bodywork aspects of assisted yoga, deep compressions, range of motion and stretching, point and energy pathway stimulation, and meditative mindfulness.
Using a massage techniques to provide a flowing full body session with the recipient in four positions: supine, prone, lateral recumbent, and seated.
The body mechanics and mindfulness of the therapist will be emphasized. Special attention and techniques will be directed to the importance of deep abdominal work.
Massage is the manipulation of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain. A person professionally trained to give massages is traditionally known as a masseur (male) or a masseuse (female) in European countries. In the United States, these individuals are often referred to as massage therapists because they must be certified and licensed as “Licensed Massage Therapists”.
In professional settings, clients are treated while lying on a massage table, sitting in a massage chair, or lying on a mat on the floor. There are many different modalities in the massage industry including but not limited to: Swedish, deep tissue, structural integration, trigger point, manual lymphatic drainage, sports massage, Thai massage, and medical-massage.