Thai Yoga Massage
Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient form of therapeutic healing body work and is a great compliment or alternative to regular massage. Following an Eastern philosophy, it is a combination of Yoga Stretching, Acupressure and Shiatsu, all rolled into one. The treatment is performed on the body with a set intention of metta; loving kindness. Thai Yoga Massage promotes the energy of the body, health of the internal organs and the muscular structure. During the yoga session, Jeannette encourages her clients to relax and let her do the work when possible. She begins each treatment at the feet and ends with an amazing cranio-sacral head massage.There is pressure point work combined with joint mobilization and passive stretching. Thai massage may be a gentle massage but can also be vigorous depending on the clients desire of pressure and flexibility. The body releases blocked energy through the support of yoga stretches. As a deeper form of body work, it is very beneficial for athletes. Thai
Yoga Massage is performed on a therapeutic mat on the floor or on a massage table. The client and practitioner are dressed in comfortable clothing to allow ease of movement.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga
Jeannette’s training with the Centre for Trauma and Embodiment at the Justice Resource Institute (JRI) has helped her develop an awareness to support others. To encourage clients to work with symptoms to create new pathways for healing and personal growth. There is a quiet revolution that begins with the body. By stepping into a way of being that embraces our own potential, this revolution extends outwards to our community and the land.
Peace building from within.
The nurturing touch of a caring Thai Massage Practitioner provides valuable emotional support. Relaxation, improved sleep, relief from joint pain and discomfort by mobilizing joints and massaging the supporting musculature. Decreased stress hormones in the body. Readily address the major pain areas, namely shoulders and neck, upper back and lower back. Improvement of posture which will ultimately decrease pain. Decreased swelling in feet, ankles and hands due to increased circulation. Decreased sciatic pain, leg cramps, headache and sinus congestion. Improved digestion and elimination. A Thai Massage can have the similar effect as meditation as it helps to increase alpha brain waves.
Human touch can be powerful, and postnatal massage can use the advantages associated with touch to help women heal following labour. There is so much more to healing postnatal than just losing “baby weight” A postnatal treatment can reduce swelling, Improve milk production, and hormone regulation. Reduced anxiety and depression; many new parents experience the “baby blues” or postpartum depression. Better sleep; everyone knows new parents need as much sleep and they can get. A treatment can help parents relax and get their body ready for a restorative sleep.
The elderly is quite possibly the client that is most under-served and most in need of a compassionate treatment. It is incredibly powerful to see the dramatic change in mood as well as body when someone from this population receives a Thai Massage. Relief of aches and pains, aid in circulation, decreases in stiffness, reduce in inflammation, improve posture, improve flow of lymphatic fluids, and improvement of mobility. Can help with the symptoms of arthritis. It also helps to provide connection, as well as emotional and mental support, Providing a quality of touch that is based on the boundaries of comfortable light pressure and stretch as this treatment is built on metta.
Thai Yoga Massage
$65 for 75min (includes 15min for consultation and room disinfecting)
$125 for 135min (includes 15min for consultation and room disinfecting)