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Teachers of Thai Massage.

TEACHER PROFILE: Mac (Terdchai Chumphoopong)

This week, I had the pleasure of visiting Mac at his new school. Situated on the outskirts of East Chiang Mai, the school is in a traditional walled complex which also contains Mac’s house, a student guesthouse with its own kitchen, … Continue reading

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Advanced Thai massage with feet.

This is such a tranquil video! Here is Ralf Marzen in Khao Sok national park demonstrating a beautiful sequence from his advanced workshops. Ralf teaches in London, Amsterdam and Thailand, check out his website for more details.

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Osteo-Thai Style Massage by Thierry Bienfaisant

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y4MLrBRL00&NR=1&feature=endscreen

Here is a beautiful video by Thierry demonstrating the Osteo Thaï style of Thai Massage. Thierry has just opened up a school in Belgium where you can study with him – check it out at http://www.therapythaimassage.com

And let’s not forget the Osteo Thaï College in the South of France where David Lutt runs courses http://www.osteothai.com/index.php?lang=en

Fluid, beautiful and effective Thai Massage.

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This Teacher Rocks!

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Nephyr Jacobson

I was surfing the web the other day and I came across this great Thai Massage blog by Nephyr, founder and director of the Naga Centre in Portland, Oregon.  She has a beautiful self reflective and deep perspective on the … Continue reading

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Jack Chia from Nerve Touch

Here is Master Jack showing his powerful hip opening techniques to a group of Japanese students.  First he opens up the shortened hip flexors with some stretching.  Then he works around the sacrum and illium to open up the external … Continue reading

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How to use weight.

Ajahn Pichest often talks about weight, it is one of his essential teachings.  In a nutshell, you should not use any “pressure” as this will cause tension not only in your client’s body, as the tension causes them to unconsciously protect … Continue reading

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Prayer to Dr Shivago

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhasa (3x)  Hommage to the blessed One, the Worthy One, the Perfectly Self-awakened One   Om Namo Shivago Silasa A-hang/Karuniko Sapasatanang O-satha/Tippamantang Paphaso Suriya-jantang/Gomarapato Pagasesi Vantami/Pandito Sumethaso Aloka Sumana-homi (3x) Hommage to our founder, the … Continue reading

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Who is Dr Shivago?

Dating back more than 2,500 years, Thai healing is rich in the traditions of the East. The history of this folk science is vague, but the legendary founder of the art is believed to have been a doctor from northern … Continue reading

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Ajahn Sinchai

Here Ajahn Sinchai demonstrates neck cracking.  You can really see the way he feels each body in front of him, making sure that they are fully warmed up, and relaxed before he does the crack.  The receiver has his hands … Continue reading

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