About Thai Massage

Introduction

What is Thai massage?

Thai massage is an ancient massage style that combines stretching and acupressure along pressure points and sen lines. Clients wear loose-fitting clothing and the massage takes place on a cushioned floor mat. Thai massage is typically a full body massage that can last up to two hours.

What is acupressure?

Acupressure applies the same principles as acupuncture to promote relaxation and wellness and to treat disease, but uses pressure with thumbs, elbows or knees.

What are sen sib?

Thai Massage is known for its work on energy lines, called Sen lines in Thailand, and for its many stretches that often resemble yoga moves. Most Asian bodywork is based on the concept that there is a system of energy lines in the body. If they are blocked, health problems develop.

What is prana?

Prana means the wind of life and is the life energy in Thai massage. An obstruction in the flow of Prana can cause discomfort or illness to a person.

What is Royal Thai massage?

Royal Thai massage uses techniques that retain a respectful distance between the therapist and the client for massaging the Thai royal family and aristocracy.

What is Herbal ball massage?

The Thai Herbal Ball treatment induces deep relaxation, relieves stress and fatigue, boosts both emotional and physical well-being, improves circulation of blood and lymph and stimulates the internal organs.

What is Tok Sen 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.

What is a 4 Hands massage?

In a four-hands massage, two therapists work on one client, often using synchronized moves.

What is a Couples massage?

A couples massage is where two people are massaged in the same room, at the same time, by two different therapists.

Benefits

How does Thai massage relieve muscle tension and soreness?

Thai massage acts to improve performance, reduce pain, prevent injury, encourage focus and shorten recovery time.

How does Thai Massage increase flexibility and range of motion?

Traditional Thai massage stretching relieves the stress from your muscles and facilitates a more fluid range of extension by the muscles.

How does Thai massage increase blood circulation?

The movement in a Thai massage helps enhances the circulation of blood in the body, which brings more oxygen to your brain and lowers the chance of blood clotting.

How does Thai massage reduce stress and anxiety?

Thai massage lowers the production of the stress hormone cortisol, and encourages the release of serotonin, which makes you feel relaxed.

How does Thai massage improve breathing?

Thai massage can encourage you to slow and deep breathing that fills your belly which balances your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, allowing your body to function better, stronger and faster.

How does Thai massage improve posture and body alignment?

The stretches in Thai massage help relax the muscles so that they naturally regain natural flexibility and tone, which helps relieve chronic stiffness and improve mobility.

Services

How long are Thai massages?

Thai massage at Sirius Health last from 60 minutes to 180 minutes

What should you wear for your 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 you come to your appointment?

All Thai massages at Sirius Heath begin with a foot washing, so please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early for your massage.

How often should you get a Thai massage?

Scheduling a massage once or twice a month will enhance your health and give respite from everyday stress and strain. But if you are involved in sports or recovering from an injury, you will need more frequent treatments.

Where can you get a Thai massage?

Many larger cities have clinics or spas that are designed specifically for massage done on the floor. Other clinics offer a modified form of this massage that is done on a traditional massage table rather than the floor.

Thai Culture

What is the significance of foot washing?

In Thailand, foot washing not only helps to keep things more sanitary and feeling good, but traditional belief is that washing your feet before entering leaves bad luck at the door.

What does an elephant symbolize?

In Thailand, elephants are sacred animals in the practice of Buddhism, and symbolize good luck, prosperity and endurance.

What does a tiger symbolize?

In Thailand, tigers represent power, strength and authority and impose fear and respect.

What does a dragon symbolize?

In Thailand, dragons are the most common mythical creatures and represent some form of magic or supernatural power.
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Thai Massage

  • Address:
    105 - 412 Avenue C South
    Saskatoon, SK, S7M 5N7
    Canada
  • Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Closed

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  • Telephone:
    +1 306 700 5115
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Transportation

  • Bus:
    Route 9 Riversdale - Stop 5758
    Route 9 City Centre - Stop 5755
  • Parking:
    On street

Fitness Studio

  • Address:
    101 - 410 Avenue C South
    Saskatoon, SK, S7M 5M7
    Canada
  • Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.
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