The origin of traditional Thai massage dates back more than 2,500 years and is said to be founded by one of Buddha's physicians. Since then Thai massage has become more complex and nowadays a combination of Indian, Chinese and other southeast Asian healing traditions. Resulting from that, it is multi-faceted and a yoga class, chiro session, acupuncture appointment and massage in one treatment. The practice of a traditional Thai massage uses no oils or lotions. Instead, you remain clothed or in most cases receive some sort of provided cotton pajama to wear. This is going to make you feel comfortable, especially when you are being massaged in a big, open room with others.

Thai massage is intense and not something for tender persons. You will be pulled and pressed in yoga-like positions during the course of the massage combined with deep static and rhythmic pressures. The massage respectively the massage therapist follows designated lines, so called sen, in the body while the legs and the feet of the therapist can be used to position or fixate your body. A full massage session lasts typically about two hours while becoming more soothing and relaxing at the end. Where you can find a good massage shop around the hotels near Nana plaza? You should look for serious appearance of the business as well as asking for well-trained therapists with official certificates. A very well-known center of Thai massage is Wat Pho with its own massage school since 1955, which was also the first officially approved massage school by the Thai Ministry of Education.

Lohas Residences offers Thai Massage services to our guests to ensure a relaxing stay.