understandable that you just can't get enough of Koh Samui's great
adventures that you have to be out day and night. But sometimes,
you needed to give your body a time off.
And, taking time off could mean a lot of things, sun bathing,
sleeping or a lazy get-together. But if you needed perking up
because you are raring for more excitement, you'd better have to
go to get Thai massage.
There are many Thai massages, located
in the cities around the island. They are offer you a clean room
with air-conditioner by experienced masseurs. Meanwhile, if you
are just too tied to go out of your place, they can also come and
Let's go to relaxing. Thai massage
could really help you a lot.
traditional Thai massage
Massage has a
long history of therapeutic healing in Thailand. It has been
practiced for centuries as it sill is to day.
roots of Thai Massage are traced back to India. The fonder of the
practice was Jivaka Komarabhacca, a doctor friend, and
contemporary of Buddha, some time about 2,500 years ago.
Much of what is know in Thailand about massage and traditional
Massage and Traditional Massage was handed down orally and thought
from one generation to the next, and teacher to student and often,
parent to child.
Most of the ancient medical texts were destroyed in 1776, with the
Ayutthaya by the Burmese. What was left was literally carved in
stone in 1832, when king Rama 3, in hopes of preserving the
tradition of massage, had stone inscription set into the walls at
the temple in Bangkok, called Wat Poh.
Therapeutic massage for treatment of specific conditions and
diseases is also practiced , by only a small number of very
skilled people. It takes several years of study and a good working
knowledge of the language.
The Chinese and Indians are thought to have had an influence in
the therapies and treatments developed in Thailand.
The theoretical basis of Thai Massage lies in the theory of energy
lines running through the body. Out of the 72,000 energy lines
said to be in existence, the focus is on the 10 major lines,
Important acupressure points are found on these lines. Treatments
for the whole body, different organs and diseases are often done
using the System of the Ten Sen.
Working on these energy lines will help to remove any blockages
and allow free flow of energy through the body