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Thai Massage Guide Part 6

Thai Massage in DublinMassage – Face Down

Massage face down put pillow under client’s chest
1. Stand on client’s soles
Have client face down and stand on soles. Step on soles.

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2. Massage Achilles tendon

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3. Massage leg by hand (put on weight one side at a time)

Thai Massage Dublin Guide Calf

4. Massage upper legs (put weight on one hand at a time

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5. Massage waist

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6. Massage butt cheek. Squeeze in circle.
Press on lumbar portion of the spine using butterfly method

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7. Massage back using palms (butterfly method on back)

Thai Massage Dublin Lower Back

8. Pull both shoulders
Use 1 or 2 hands together and massage shoulders
Be careful not to press on the bone

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9. Massage back with elbow
Massage back position that is across to where therapist is sitting
Press and rotate. This includes back and shoulder.

Thai Massage elbow back

10. Massage back position
Press thumbs on both upper and lower leg

Thai Massage Dublin Upper Leg

Once complete, move to sit the other side and repeat 9-10

11. Massage upper leg twist (make No.4 method as picture)
Put weight on client’s upper left leg

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12. Lift knee and straighten leg. Make No.4 method
Lift knee, push down on foot, and straighten leg

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Once complete, repeat 11-12

13. Cross legs to “x” position. Press feet toward waists
Do one side at a time

Thai Massage Cross leg position

14. Push feet toward waists. Push down leg as picture.

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15. Cover soles with arms. Press arms down.

Thai Massage Temple Bar Calf stretch

>>>This concludes massage face down<<<

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Massage – Face
1. Massage chin. Massage as seen in picture
Press thumbs down and index fingers up.
Massage from chin to jaw.

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2. Massage above lips. Press thumbs down from nose base to the lips

Thai Massage Face

3. Massage both cheeks

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4. Lift both cheeks
Use three fingers to press and lift as picture

Thai Face Massage Dublin

5. Massage nose as picture
Press thumbs on nasal cavities and push down.

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6. Massage under earlobe

Face Massage

7. Massage nose bridge

Thai Face Massage Guide

8. Massage eyebrows

Thai Face Massage in Dublin

9. Squeeze eyebrows method. Massage both sides

Thai Face Massage Guide

10. Massage forehead

Thai Massage Forehead

11. Massage temple as shown in the picture
Massage both side of temple and around that area

Thai Massage Temple

12. Massage ears
Massage upward and downwards

Thai Massage Ears

13. Massage underneath skull
Press on the nape of the neck (hair line 3 spots)

Thai Head Massage

13. Massage under neck
Turn client’s neck and move your hands up

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14. Press neck from ears
Press thumbs on neck and move upward

Neck Massage Dublin

Once complete, switch side and repeat 13-14

16. Massage shoulders
Push on shoulder one side at a time

Thai Massage of the shoulders

17. Massage shoulders with fingers
Put fingers under shoulders and press/move upward

Shoulder Massage Dublin

18. Massage chests with both hands
One side at a time.

Chest Massage Dublin

*Please be gentle with ribcage.

19. Stretch both arms
Have client put hands under neck. Pull on one arm at a time

Thai Massage Arms

20. Have client lift right arm. Massage with four fingers for both arms

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21. Pose as shown in picture. Put hands together and press downwards.

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Once complete, inform client to:
“Please turn to side and sit up”

>>>This concludes massage face<<<

Massage – Sitting Position

1. Press on both shoulders with fingers.
Massage therapist is in standing position.

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2. Press on both sides of neck. The other hand holds on to forehead as picture.
This massage can be done with sitting or standing position

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3. Press on neck and nape of the neck
Squeeze and massage on neck. Press on 3 spots on both sides.

Thai Massage Neck

4. Bending back method
Put client’s hand behind back. One hand press on cleint’s back.
The other hand, hold on to client’s elbow.

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5. Press both shoulders with thumbs.
Once complete, put hands together and do chopping method.

6. Thanking each other

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>>>This concludes massage sitting position<<<
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Thai Massage Guide Part 5

By Mai Thai Massage – Dublin 1 and Dublin 2

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Massage – Side Position

Client to face side way as seen in picture

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1. Massage sole with arm and elbow (stretch leg)

Sit as seen in picture. Use arm to massage sole.
Use elbow to massage heel.

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2. Massage lower leg 2 positions
2.1 Massage position 2 back and forth.

As seen in the picture below.

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2.2 Massage position 3 back and forth. (stretch leg)

as seen in picture

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3. Massage position 3 upper inside leg (stretch leg)

Place one hand on the other and put body weight on.

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5. Massage leg (stretch leg) from pinky to heel by pressing thumbs and put body weight on.
6. Massage position 2-3 lower outside leg (bend leg)

Put your hands as seen in picture.
Massage position 2-3 back and forth

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7. Use arm to massage upper inside leg (bended leg)

Place the other hand on client’s waist

8. Massage upper inside leg (bended leg) and press thumbs on leg back and forth.

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9. Massage waist by pressing thumbs all over.

Press on butt cheek. Client may experience a slight burning of tingling sensation.

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10. Massage back 2 positions

Reference picture for back positions

Reference picture for back positions - thai massage

Put one thumb on the other and press on back line as picture
(position 2 is 1 thumb length away from position 1)

Thai Massage middle back

11. Massage upper shoulder line.

Press thumb on shoulder line.

Dublin Thai Massage Shoulder

12. Massage shoulder/neck/base of scalp/temple back and forth
12.1 Massage shoulder.

Press thumb all over shoulder.

12.2 Massage neck position 1.

Use thumb to massage neck up and down.

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12.3 Massage scalp base.

Press thumb under scalp line and release.

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12.4 Massage temple and head back and forth.

Massage temple and head with thumb all over.

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(Massage the other side and repeat 1-12)

>>>This concludes massage side position<<<

The following video demonstrates a Thai neck and shoulder massage.

We hope you enjoyed our 5th part  the Thai Massage Guide and we expect to bring you the remaining parts very soon. If you gave any questions about our tutorials are about Thai Massage in general you can comment in the section below or else contact us directly at 086 191 1781 at our Thai Massage Spa in Dublin city

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Thai Massage Guide Part 4

By Mai Thai Massage – Dublin 1 and Dublin 2
15.1  Tearing Durian Method:

Press fingers on front of client’s thigh and pull up.

Move up and down.

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15.4  Both hands squeeze calf muscle.

Squeeze calf up and down

Massage Dublin Guide 415.2  Both hands squeeze thigh

Squeeze thigh and pull up and down.

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15.3 Pulling Calf Method– Lower Leg

Use fingers to massage calf down to Achilles tendon

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15.4 Both hands squeeze calf

– Squeeze calf up and down

Thai Massage Calf

16. Elbow 3 times:

Put right elbow in between thigh and leg.

Left hand pushes foot down 3 times.

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17. Dancing Method – Leg Up:

Straighten client’s left leg and place like picture.

Push foot upward 3 times.

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18. Fold leg

Similar to No. 4 as shown in picture

Massage upper inside leg on position 3

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19. Massage Groin.

Bend leg as shown in picture

both hands on groin. Add pressure for 45 seconds and then release (Clients normally feel warm sensation from upper leg to tip of toe)

Thai Groin Massage

20. Massage Inside Leg:

Sit as picture and use both hands to massage inside leg.

Thai Massage Inside Leg

21. Chopping Method – Upper Leg:

Place both hands together and move up and down similar to a chopping motion.

Thai Massage - Chopping Method

22. Massage Leg:

Sit on the side of client and massage upper and lower leg.

After finish massaging left leg, move to client’s right side and repeat number 2-22 before next steps

23. To end the massage face up
23.1 Massage sole with arm:

Massage sole with arm as seen in picture.

Thai Massage - Foot

23.2 Twist body and put pressure

(May use knee to put pressure for larger clients)

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23.3 Pull-Push (Hands pull knee, arm pushes leg)

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Once complete, move to the other side and repeat 23.1 to 23.3

23.4 Straighten the clients hands and place them on their knees.

Massage then therapist pushes client’s legs as shown.

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>>>This concludes massage face up<<<

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Thai Massage – Hand:
1. Press on shoulder.

Count 1-10 and gently release

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2. Massage behind shoulder

Thai Massage Shoulder

3. Massage Hand Inside
3.1 Massage position 1 (inside)

Start 2 fingers length away from wrist as seen in picture

Thai Arm Massage

3.2 Massage Hand Inside (Position 1)

Sit as picture. Massage hand with both thumbs back and forth.

Thai Massage thumbs

3.3 Massage lower outside hand (Position 2)

Massage position 2 same as picture. Massage back and forth.

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3.4 Massage upper outside hand (Position 2)

Massage position 2 same as picture. Massage back and forth. (biceps line)

Thai Massage biceps

4. Massage Hand Outside
4.1 Put pressure on lower outside of client’s hand (Position 1).

As seen in picture, massage with both thumbs back and forth

Thai Hand Massage
4.2 Massage upper outside of client’s hand at Massage position 1 same as picture.

Massage back and forth.

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4.3 Massage lower outside of client’s hand.

Massage position 2 same as picture. Massage back and forth.

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5. Massage Palms
5.1 Massage back of client’s hand and pull on fingers

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5.2 Put pressure on palm all the way to the fingers
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5.3 Massage up to the tips of the fingers

Thai Massage Fingers

5.4 Put hands together, interlink fingers and pull

Interlink finger massage

6. Bridging Method
6.1 Put pressure on underneath of arm

Thai Massage - Bridge Method

6.2 Put pressure on sides of arm

Thai Massage - Bridging MethodOnce complete, massage top of arm with fist

7. Massage arms

Massage to relax arm muscles

Thai Massage Arm Muscles

8. Massage bicep line

Put hands together and use chopping method on hands

Thai Massage Chopping Style

Once complete, switch to sit on the right of client and repeat steps 1 through step 8. This concludes hand massage.

>>>This concludes hand massage<<<

Thai Massage Guide Part 3

3.  Change sitting position (picture) and massage webbing.  3 times each (left leg).

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4.  Massage ankle (around lymph node), then count one to ten

Thai Massage Lymph node

5.  Stretching method.  Put pressure on 3 spots on upper leg Position 1 outside.  Use left hand to push down on foot (no weight)

Thai Massage Stretch

6.  Thai dancing method.  Left hand/arm on client’s sole.  Place right hand on upper leg without pressure (bend arm).  Put pressure on sole three times.

Thai Dancing Method

Picture shows massage positions both for calf and upper leg

Massage Positions Map

7.  Massage lower outside leg 3 positions

Thai Massage lower leg

7.1  Massage position 2

Massage Lower Legs

7.3 Massage position 3
* Note: Sitting and hand position, refer to 2.1 in Thai Massage Guide Part 2

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8. Massage upper outside leg position 1. Put one hand over the other and press down. Massage back and forth.

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8.1 Massage upper outside leg position 2. Use both thumbs and press on leg back and forth.

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8.2 Massage upper outside leg position 3. Use both thumbs and press on leg back and forth.

Thai Massage Outside Leg

9. Kneading flour method. Bend client’s knee and massage upper and lower leg (position 1 inside)
Picture: kneading Lower leg position 1

Kneading Massage 1

Picture: Kneading Lower leg position 3

Kneading Passage Position 2

10. Kicking Method – Position yourself same as picture. Use heel to massage inside leg. Stretch your legs. Massage 3 spots.

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11. Sweeping calf Method – Switch from kicking method. Bend client’s left leg and place the foot on your left knee. Prepare to massage calf.

Sweeping Calf Method

Picture: Sweeping calf

Sweeping Calf Method

12. Walking Butterfly Method – Upper Leg
Place your hands same as picture and massage 3 spots.
Put body weight on your palms. Repeat up and down.

Walking Butterfly Method

13. S Method
Cross client’s left leg over right leg. Right hand over client’s left shoulder and left hand over client’s left knee. Put pressure down until knee touches floor. Do it 3 times, move foot slightly each time.

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14. Fold Chicken Leg Method (Break Chicken Leg). Sit similar to picture and put pressure on upper leg (position 1) from waist to knee. Repeat up and down.

Thai Massage fold chicken method

15. Put knee up and press muscle under client’s leg. Press position 3 with left thumb and move up. Do both inside and outside leg.

Thai Massage Hamstring

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Thai Neck Massage

7 easy methods to learn and practice basic Thai neck massage. The following methods help to reduce muscle sprain and soreness caused from falling off pillows, reduce headache, increase blood circulation, balance body hormones, and reduce stress.

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Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 1 “Squeeze neck”

This helps reduce headache symptom and soreness caused by head falling off pillows.

  • How to:  Have client sit on floor or chair.  Massage therapist stands behind client.  Right hand holds client’s head.  Left hand holds nape of neck and squeeze all the way down to neck.  Apply pressure on all fingers.

Thai Neck Masage Dublin Method 1

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 2 “Press on Nape of neck:

This helps reduce headache symptom and sore from falling off pillows.

  • How to:  Have client sit on floor or chair.  Massage therapist stands behind client.  Massage temple with left hands.  Left thumb on client’s left temple and middle finger on client’s right temple (palm is over forehead).

Then, make “V” using thumbs and index fingers.  Place thumbs between ear bone and neck muscle.  Place index fingers on both temples.  Apply pressure.

Thai Neck Massage Method 2

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 3 “Upper Neck”

This helps reduce headache symptom and sore from falling off pillows.

  • How to: Put both hands together (picture) over client’s neck.  Use thumbs to apply pressure on neck muscles beside spine line.  This is approximately 1 inch below upper neck line.  Put pressure on the rest of fingers.

Thai Neck Massage Dublin Method 3

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 4 “Gently Massage neck and shoulders”

This helps reduce neck and shoulder muscle sprain.

  • How to:  Put both hands together (picture) over client’s neck.  Massage from neck to shoulders.  Apply pressure.

Thai Massage Neck Method 4

 

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 5 “Press on neck”

This helps reduce headache and sore from falling off pillows.

  • How to:  Put both thumbs over neck muscle and apply pressure.  The rest of fingers on client’s head.  Keep applying pressure on thumbs and keep client’s head stay still.

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 5 “Press on neck” This helps reduce headache and sore from falling off pillows. •	How to:  Put both thumbs over neck muscle and apply pressure.  The rest of fingers on client’s head.  Keep applying pressure on thumbs and keep client’s head stay still.

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 6 “Squeeze on shoulders and neck”

This helps reduce sore on shoulders and neck.

How to:  Place both hands on client’s upper neck.  Squeeze muscles from upper neck to shoulders.  Apply pressure on all fingers.

Thai Neck Massage Method 6

Basic Traditional Massage – Neck.  Method 7 “Chopping Method”

This helps reduce sore of neck muscles.

  • How to:  Have client either lay down or sit with face down.  If lay down, put pillow under client’s stomach.

Place both hands together (picture) for chopping method.  Index fingers touch client’s neck. Massage (chop method – up and down) from upper neck to lower neck horizontal to spine line.

 

Thai Massage Guide Part 2

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1. Introduce each other. Ask for client’s symptoms and honor massage gods.

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1.1 Cross feet and push down left-right

 

1.2 Put pressure on both feet and rotate. Push feet and toes backward.

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1.3  Massage both feet and pull all fingers

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1.4  Start to massage both legs (front/side of legs)

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2.1  Warm up right sole.  Massage 3 positions by  using both thumbs back and forth.

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2. Move to left side of client as in the picture below.

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2.1

Position 1: Move your body forward (picture).  Straighten your waist and back.

Position 2:Push from your toes (knee down with toes up)

Position 3:Push from your toes (knee down with toes down)

Hand at Position 1: Thumbs at 180 degree angle

Hand at Position 2: Thumbs at 45 degree angle

Hand at Position 3: Thumbs at 90 degree angle

2.2 Massage ankle. Count from 1-10 and release

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2.3 Start to massage calf with 3 positions back and forth. Use both thumbs (Sit and hand positions, refer to section 2.1).

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2.4 Massage upper leg with palms. Put one hand over the other. Add body pressure (This is a massage for inside calf position 1).

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2.5 Pull-Push on upper inside leg 3 times. Massage up and down.

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2.6 Massage outside calf back and forth (position 1). This is a stress release massage. Put pressure on foot.

Back Massage – How to Give a Relaxing Back Massage

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Thai Massage Guide Part 1

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Traditional Thai Massage Introduction

Massaging has played a very important role in self-healing. Traditional Thai massage has been known since King V and King VI of Thailand.  A very popular Royal message therapist Inthewada, taught his sons Chid Thechapan, Grud, and Yai Seethawathin.

Traditional Thai Massage Dublin

There are two types of Thai massage:

  1. The Royal Massage
  2. The General Massage (Chaleaysak)

 

  1. The Royal Massage is used in royal palace only.  Therefore, all methods are proper and they only use fingers to massage king and royal family.

 

  1. The General Massage is used within family or community.  Fingers, elbows, feet can be used.  The sessions are normally long to provide complete relaxation and can put clients to sleep.  This type of massage is very famous and well received.

In this series we will provide a step by step guide about how to provide a Traditional Thai Massage.

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