Frequently Asked Questions
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Thai Massage

What is Thai massage?
Thai Massage is new to modern spas, but it is actually an ancient form of massage thought to have been developed by Buddhist monks in Thailand 2,500 years ago. It uses passive stretching and gentle pressure along the body’s energy lines to increase flexibility, relieve muscle and joint tension and balance the body’s energy systems.
What is Common Thai massage?
Common Thai massage involves a combination of stretching and deep massage using pressure along the meridian lines of the body to ease muscle and joint tension.
What is Royal Thai massage?
Royal Thai massage has techniques that were revised to be more suitable to members of the royal family. Less stretching positions are applied and minimal body contact maintained.
What is Stretching Thai massage?
Stretching Thai massage focuses more on stretching and incorporates techniques of gentle rocking, deep stretching and compression.
What is Herbal Ball Thai massage?
Thai Herbal Ball massage uses a steamed herbal pouch (Lok Pra Kop) that is pressed over the body. A selection of herbs are wrapped in a natural cotton cloth, that is steamed and then applied to the body to invigorate the effect on the body.
What is Tok Sen Thai massage?
Tok Sen massage is a type of massage traditional to Northern Thailand that utilizes a wooden mallet and wedge made from the wood of a tamarind tree. Tok means to to strike or tap and Sen refers to the meridian lines in the body. Sen lines are tapped with the mallet to create a resonating, healing vibration.


How long are Thai massages?
Thai massages at Sirius Health last from 60 to 120 minutes, except for the Northern package which lasts 180 minutes.
What should I wear for my Thai massage?
Sirius Health provides loose fitting massage clothing for clients to wear during their Thai massage. Women who wish to wear a bra for their massage should wear a sports bra.
How early should I come to my appointment?
All Thai massages at Sirius Heath begin with a foot washing, so please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early for your massage. This will give you time to discuss your treatment with you therapist, change into the massage clothing and still have time for you foot washing before your massage begins.


Why does Sirius mean?
The star Sirius is located in the constellation Canis Major, the Greater Dog, and is sometimes called the Dog Star because of this association. For people in the Northern Hemisphere, Sirius appears in the southeast, south or southwest depending on the season.
Where is Sirius Health?
Sirius Health is located in the central courtyard of The Banks condo develepment, directly west of the Saskatoon Farmer's Market.
Where do I park when I arrive?
There is free parking on the west side of Avenue C South, or on any street west of Avenue C South. The east side of Avenue C South and all streets west and north of 19th street are paid parking from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday.