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Advanced Thai Yoga Massage: Postures and Energy Pathways for by Kam Thye Chow

By Kam Thye Chow

Extend your Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform with complex postures and effort paintings to regard pressure, again ache, complications, and a number of other universal stipulations

• contains step by step photos for greater than 50 complex Thai yoga therapeutic massage postures
• Illustrates in complete colour the destinations of the sen traces and explains their particular healing characteristics and connections to ayurveda and the five kosha our bodies
• information winning treatment options for eight universal diseases with customized 60-minute Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture flows in addition to ayurvedic and yoga ideas for persisted therapeutic and prevention at domestic

In the original therapeutic process of Thai yoga massage--based on yoga, ayurveda, and the martial arts--the practitioner makes use of his or her personal arms, toes, palms, and legs to softly advisor the recipient via a chain of yoga postures whereas palming and thumbing alongside the body’s strength pathways and strain issues, identified within the Thai culture as sen traces and in ayurveda as marma issues.

Providing how to extend one’s Thai yoga therapeutic massage perform, this booklet contains step by step images and guidance for greater than 50 complicated Thai yoga postures in addition to winning treatments for eight universal illnesses: pressure, again soreness, stiff neck and shoulders, arm and hand exhaustion, complications, constipation, fibromyalgia, and anxiety/depression. each one therapy plan deals a personalized one-hour Thai yoga therapeutic massage posture circulate particular to that illness in addition to ayurvedic and yoga concepts for endured therapeutic and prevention after the therapeutic massage consultation. This entire consultant additionally illustrates the precise situation of the sen strains and marma issues, detailing their healing symptoms and connections to ayurveda and the 5 kosha our bodies, in addition to explaining tips to contain them into periods for deeper therapeutic.

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Sweep your free right arm up overhead and inhale to prepare. a lengthen the waist hold the bottom ankle firmly Bend lightly over your legs, exhaling as you stretch your right side. Reach your arm and body higher up as you return to upright. Repeat 2 more times, pausing at the end, lifting your waist, and pulling your shoulders down. Swing your legs to the other side for 3 more repetitions. reach up and over b open the elbow out from the bottom up arm circles Stand in Pilates stance (see p. 19). Shift your weight slightly forward.

Straighten your legs behind you, tuck your toes under, and lift your hips, pressing back into your heels for a stretch. Carefully walk your hands back to your legs, stretch a moment, and roll back up to standing. Repeat 1 more set for a total of 6 push-ups. b tighten the buttocks muscles keep the neck and head aligned from the top down windmill 49 Stand tall and envision your spine as a wheel as you inhale. Exhale, tucking your head down and folding over your legs. Try to keep your weight shifted slightly forward.

Finally, roll your shoulders back, lengthen your neck, and stand tall. b let the head hang heavy keep the hips forward lift the abs keep your weight on the toes from the top down minute Focus on precision Activate your Pilates stance Learn the Side Kicks series from the bottom up 52 pilates stance 1 and 2 Sit tall with your legs in front of you, pressing your inner thighs together and keeping your feet long. Place your hands on the outside of your thighs and squeeze your bottom, rotating your legs and feet so they are slightly open (see inset).

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