Wat pho Thai massage school is situated in Bangkok Thailand. This school is widely known as the chief school of massage Thailand. It is this place where group of massage therapists learn their skills through very deep, hard, and long courses. To its foreigner clients it offers a series of courses. After attending ten days class, this school offers certificates to its students. A full massage therapist program lasts for 4 years and it has 14 semesters. Because of its growing popularity, it has established its branches in Nonthaburi and Chiangmai also.
Massage is developed in Thailand. It is a system of massage and manipulation. It is influenced by the traditional medicine system and yoga, which is practiced in countries like China, India, and countries of Southeast Asia. Its formal name in Thai language is Nuat Phaen Boran. There are many styles in it. It can be done in solo or in group as well. A full session lasts for about 2 hours. There is a standard procedure and rhythm to perform it.
History of Thai massage
Shivango Komarpaj who was Buddhist cannon and physician of Buddha over 2500 years ago is founder of this massage technique. This history of this technique is very complex. Basically, it is influenced by Indian, Chinese, and people of Southeast countries. In this technique, there is no particular routine or framework, which is followed all over the world.
Massage is the act of treating body to stimulate circulation, relieve tension, and increase suppleness by rubbing, patting, or kneading the body. It promotes relaxation and well -being of the body. This word is derived from a French word “massage,” which literally means friction of kneading. It can be done with the help of fingers, hands, elbows, feet or knees. It involves pressure. Pressure is applied on the body on body parts like muscles, ligaments, face, skin, connective tissue, or organs of gastrointestinal system. The person who wants it is treated while he/she is lying on table or chair or lying on floor.