Interesting fact — the Thai massage was made to the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. This is stated in the communiqué of the organization.
The art of Thai massage is an intertwining of the spiritual practices, philosophy of the Thais, and medicine. It originates from the monasteries of Buddhist temples. And still it is believed that to learn the proper techniques can only be there, with the monks. This will need to take to understand the ideology and principles of massage.
Traditional Thai massage is based on the effects of energy lines that run through the human body. Only 72000 them, but the most important are considered the 10 who worked during the sessions.
As non-drug medicine and manual therapy, massage involves manipulation of the body to help balance energy and structure of the patient’s body to treat diseases.
The main advantage of Thai massage is its effect on the nervous system. Residents of cities are in constant chronic stress and Thai massage reduces anxiety, normalizes sleep and internal state.