What is Table Thai Massage?

by Robert Gardner Table Thai is something I developed after being unable to find facilities that allowed me do Thai massage on a mat. In most of Texas, massage is done on a table so the Thai massage I'd learned was difficult to use in various settings whether I worked in a spa or clinic setting. I knew Thai massage was more effective for common client complaints and saved my hands but how cou...
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Table Thai Massage

by Robert Gardner Table Thai is something I developed after being unable to find facilities that allowed me do Thai massage on a mat. In most of Texas, massage is done on a table so the Thai massage I'd learned was difficult to use in various settings whether I worked in a spa or clinic setting. I knew Thai massage was more effective for common client complaints and saved my hands but how could...
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What is Thai Massage?

by Robert Gardner People often ask me about what Thai massage is and licensed massage therapists want to know how it's going to benefit them in their practice. Thai massage is still working on a western identity and while I can't speak for everyone else I can tell you that Thai massage is the most diverse and beneficial practice of massage and bodywork I've ever encountered. Much like massage i...
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Massage Continuing Education: Water Element Basics

By Jennifer Shaw, LMT, Marketing Director From a historical perspective, the Five Element Theory is one of the major systems of thought within Chinese medicine that serves a major diagnostic and treatment protocol. In modern clinical practice, the Five Element Theory is used in varying degrees depending on the practitioner and type of therapy. The five elements are metal, fire, wood, earth a...
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