Traditional Authentic Thai Massage by a professionally certified therapist, Nicky Wilson. Nicky grew up in Thailand and learnt massage from her grandmother at a young age, developing many traditional styles as well as obtaining professional certification from The Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society.
Traditional Thai massage is an ancient healing system combining acupressure and assisted yoga postures. Thai massage uses no oils or lotions. The recipient remains clothed during a treatment. There is constant body contact between the giver and receiver, but rather than rubbing on muscles, the body is compressed, pulled, stretched and rocked.
Thai Hot Oil Massage
Thai hot oil massage is done with pure essential oil which has the benefit of aromatherapy alongside with all the benefits above of a Traditional Thai Massage but with additional kneading, gentle strokes and applied pressure to specific areas which relieves tension and relaxes muscles. For maximum benefit we recommend a full body session which is one hour costing £55, however we also offer a 30 minute trial Hot Oil Massage at £30.
Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage
Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage is a treatment combining Traditional Thai Massage with heat treatment in the form of a ‘Thai Hot Compress Ball’. It is a technique which is used extensively in Thailand and throughout Asia as part of Traditional Thai Massage therapy.
The Thai compress balls are made of a variety of herbs including Camphor, Cassamunar Ginger, Eucalyptus, Galangal, Ginger, Kaffir Lime, Lemongrass and Turmeric, which are chopped into small pieces, dried and wrapped with a cotton cloth in a ball shape, then steamed before used.
The benefits of the heat, herbs and massage work together to provide deep relaxation; relieving stress and fatigue, boosting emotional and physical well-being, assisting alignment and postural integrity of the body, improving circulation of blood and lymph and stimulating the internal organs.
The hot herbal compresses are ideal for alleviating pain, stiff, sore or pulled muscles and ligaments, chronic back aches, bruises, migraines and chronic stress or anxiety.
A 60 minute or 90 minute appointment is recommended for this treatment.
Foot and Leg massage
This treatment is delivered with Traditional Thai massage techniques to the foot and leg. The therapist uses her hand, elbow and feet to apply acupressure while stretching the deep tissues, as well as reflexology techniques on important trigger points.
It is ideal for tight calves, thighs and hips, and of course those achy feet from arthritic pain or simply standing too long. It also benefits the sports person with over trained ‘heavy legs’ in assisting with muscle recovery and improved athletic performance.
A 30 minute appointment is required for this relaxing and deep treatment.