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Thai Massage: Sacred Body Work

Thai Massage: Sacred Body Work

Ananda Apfelbaum
4.3/5 (26 ratings)
Thai Massage, Sacred Bodywork is a complete guide to an ancient practice that benefits body, mind, and spirit. 

Interest in Thai massage has been growing rapidly. This is no surprise given its unique multifaceted approach to the body. Thai massage combines acupressure, stretching, reflexology, assisted yoga postures, herbal compresses, prayer and meditation. It benefits everyone. Sometimes called the "lazy person's yoga", Thai massage stretches and relaxes the muscles, increases the joints' range of motion, and balances energy flow throughout the body. 

Thai Massage, Sacred Bodywork provides fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions which enable the reader to use this integrative and interactive therapy with a partner at home or with a client. The book explains the historical and philosophical background of Thai massage as well as its religious origins. Throughout the book, Ananda always reminds us of the deeper meaning of this sacred modality—compassion in action. A must for all those interested in the healing arts.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Avery
Release
January 05, 2004
ISBN
1583331689
ISBN 13
9781583331682

Thai Massage: Sacred Body Work

Ananda Apfelbaum
4.3/5 (26 ratings)
Thai Massage, Sacred Bodywork is a complete guide to an ancient practice that benefits body, mind, and spirit. 

Interest in Thai massage has been growing rapidly. This is no surprise given its unique multifaceted approach to the body. Thai massage combines acupressure, stretching, reflexology, assisted yoga postures, herbal compresses, prayer and meditation. It benefits everyone. Sometimes called the "lazy person's yoga", Thai massage stretches and relaxes the muscles, increases the joints' range of motion, and balances energy flow throughout the body. 

Thai Massage, Sacred Bodywork provides fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions which enable the reader to use this integrative and interactive therapy with a partner at home or with a client. The book explains the historical and philosophical background of Thai massage as well as its religious origins. Throughout the book, Ananda always reminds us of the deeper meaning of this sacred modality—compassion in action. A must for all those interested in the healing arts.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Avery
Release
January 05, 2004
ISBN
1583331689
ISBN 13
9781583331682

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