Jo Lim is a Thai massage practitioner who specialising in abdominal treatments. These treatments explores the connection between the internal organs, posture, health, and emotional balance.
Jo has completed a Masters degree in Osteopathy and Naturopathy and is experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including lower back, neck, hip and should pain and dysfunction. Jo now teaches visceral osteopathy to third year osteopathic students at the British School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Jo primary Thai Massage teacher is Ajahn Pichest, who is based in Hang Dong, Chiang Mai. Jo has studied with him since 2007 including the three year period she was based in Thailand. She has also trained in other modalities including Shiatsu, Blind Medical Massage (Chinese and Thai), Acupressure, Osteothai and Chi Nei Tsang.
Jo body work practice is intertwined with spiritual and meditative practices. This follows the tradition of Thai massage which pays homage to the Buddha’s physician, Dr Shivago as it’s spiritual founder (see blog article on Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha for more details).