Why Yoga Therapy and Thai Massage Therapy
These gentle trauma-informed traditional therapies apply a nurturing approach to massage therapy that integrates stretching as well as acupressure and tension-releasing movements within a series of yoga postures. As a result, it is extremely effective in alleviating muscular tension and the fascia. The result is restored harmony in the nervous and endocrine systems of the body while decreasing pain, stiffness, and inflammation. Over time your body learns to naturally activate its own relaxation response, whereby your system lets go of held chronic tension.
Want to know why the fascia is so important? Watch this video of the fascia magnified 25x.
During your session, we honor the current needs of your body and mind by activating the most relaxed state of the nervous system, the parasympathetic (rest and digest) system. Through integrating breath work, prone yoga postures, and soothing rhythmic massage we support you in freeing your breath, releasing tension and establishing ease in your body. During the session we incorporating Breath-work, Aromatherapy, energy work, Marma therapy, and Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy. These techniques all support you in entering a deep state of relaxation.
While in a session clients are fully clothed and sessions are offered on a massage table, Thai massage mat and can be accommodated on another surface if mobility for the client is difficult.
- Natural Health Practitioners of Canada: What is Thai Massage
- Journal: Stretched in a new direction: Thai massage offers benefits to both the practitioner and their clients
- Review of Evidence Suggesting That the Fascia Network Could Be the Anatomical Basis for Acupoints and Meridians in the Human Body
- Articles: Articles: The Chakras in Shiatsu (by Carola Beresford–Cooke) and Sen Lines and Myofascia (by Julian Cosmo Kemp)
Questions about coverage
As a member of the Natural Health Practitioners (NHPC) our clients are able to submit their receipts to their health insurance provider towards their health spending accounts. Please speak with your individual insurance company for more information about your specific coverage.
The NHPC was established in 1988 and is the largest holistic health organization across Canada. Today the NHPC proudly represents over 6,300 holistic health professionals.
NHPC practitioners are recognized for their dedication to client health, high ethical standards, quality training and competency, professionalism, and commitment to safety.
More and more, Canadians are seeking holistic health treatments and are turning to NHPC members. NHPC members offer non-invasive treatments that can minimize stress and create a balance of mind and body.
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