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  • SubGenre:Massage & Reflexology
  • Language:English
  • Pages:312
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667876467

The Manual of Authentic Traditional Thai Massage

by Sasighan Prasertsri (LMT AP)

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"The Manual of Authentic Traditional Thai Massage" incorporates step-by-step instructions and a bit of history for a complete overview of Thai Massage.
This massage manual begins with a prayer for The Buddha and Dr. Shivaga Komarapaj. It covers all aspects of traditional Thai massage, as well as Brahma Vihara and Sen Sip Theory. Readers will study grouped lines on the client's body, points on the face and middle line of the skull, and detailed illustrations of anatomy. Learn techniques using the thumbs, palms, fingertips, forearms, elbows, knees, pillows, and sitting positions. Sasighan Prasertsri also covers upper body weight movement, Peut Bpra Dtuu Lom, Teep, Khaph and Goy, and Cheak techniques. She walks readers through every step of a Thai massage session and includes a summary of "Sixty Things to Know about Thai Massage." Lastly, readers will learn about Sasighan's personal journey from a young girl in Thailand to an acclaimed Thai massage expert.
About the author
Sasighan Prasertsri, NY LMT, CE Approved Provider #792 (NY, FL, GA, SC, TN) is the Founder of Authentic Thai Massage NYC. Her 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. Sasighan 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, the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, and the Phenkhae Thai Traditional Medical School. She moved to the United States in 2000, and became a NY state Licensed Massage Therapist in 2005. Then, she started her own massage business and became the Founder and Director of Dusnee Thai Spa, later known as Authentic Thai Massage NYC. In 2015, Sasighan was approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork as a continuing education Approved Provider. She also became an adjunct professor at the Pacific College of Oriental medicine, where she lectured on Thai massage courses.