Thai Massage A Traditional Medical Technique

ISBN-10: 0323041388

ISBN-13: 9780323041386

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Richard Gold

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This highly illustrated introduction to the principles and techniques of Thai massage discusses the theories of Thai medicine and its Chinese and Ayurvedic influences. The book includes a DVD with 45 minutes of video showing techniques and routines in real time, to demonstrate appropriate pacing.
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction: Closing a Circle Unit 1-History and Methods
Traditional Thai Medicine
A brief history of medicine in Thailand Buddhist
Influences on Thai massage
Basic Theories -The issue of wind -Sen: the energy pathways of the body
Rules
Methods and Techniques Rules Methods Body
Awareness Working Postures
Rhythm & Flow Therapeutic Actions: East and West
Overcoming Limitations Techniques
Precautions and contraindications
Unit 2-Practical Application
Client in Supine Position Legs and feet
Working the Sen lines of the legs
The abdominal region Chest, shoulders, neck, arms
Face and neck
Client in Lateral Recumbent Position Legs -Stretches applied with the feet
Hips and back Arms
Hands and fingers
Stretching techniques
Client in Prone Position Feet and legs
Back and shoulders
Stretching Techniques
Client in Seated Position Shoulders neck and back
Face Stretching Techniques Ending the session
Unit 3-Application for Practice
Suggested Sequences Timeliness & Timelessness
Suggested Sequence for a 60 Minute session
Suggested Sequence for a 90 Minute session
Suggested Sequence for a 120 Minute session
Correlations to Yoga Thai Massage and Yoga Resources
Muscle Atlas
Mantra Conclusion
Bibliography
Further Reading
Index
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