About the author
Sasighan Prasertsri, NY LMT, CE Approved Provider #792 (NY, FL, GA, SC, TN) and Founder of Authentic Thai Massage NYC. Sasighan aka Sassy or Aa was born in Bangkok, Thailand where she first learned authentic Thai massage traditions. She studied at Wat Po Traditional Medical School, the Thai
Massage School of Chiangmai (TMC) the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine
Society (Chiang Mai, Thailand) where she also became a certified instructor, and also at the Phenkhae Thai Traditional Medical School. Sasighan's prominent Thai massage teachers include Dorkkaew Chumchoei, Wilai Riangpha and Phenkhae Wongsiri.
Sasighan moved to the United States in 2000, where she realized her comprehensive knowledge and training in Thai massage was unlike any other massage therapist. So in 2005, she became a NY state Licensed Massage Therapist (NY LMT). She then started her own massage business and later became the Founder and Director of Dusnee Thai Spa in 2009 which later changed its name to Authentic Thai Massage NYC in 2016. Sassy's desire to spread her knowledge of Thai massage and treat as many people as possible led to her wanting to teach her special authentic style of massage.
In 2015, Sasighan was approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by the NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education which is accepted by the State of New York for
license renewal. Sassy later also became an adjunct professor at the Pacific College of Oriental medicine (PCOM NY) in lower Manhattan (winter 2016 – fall 2017), where she lectured on Thai massage courses. Sassy offers
authentic Thai massage classes in New York City. Authentic Thai Massage is famous for its authentic Thai massage therapies in the New York City area.
State certifications by boards of massage therapy also include the states of SC, FL, GA, and TN.