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Guided Body Meditation for Love & Peace

This guided body meditation for love & peace will help you to renew, refresh and connect with your deeper self. It is similar to the meditations we do at the start of our Thai Yoga Massage classes.

It is perfect for those with a beginning meditation practice or for more experienced practitioners. This guided meditation can also be used to help center yourself before starting to give a Thai Yoga Massage.

A guided body meditation that helps you to come into contact with every cell of your body will sensitize you to the quality of touch and how you connect with others, including your clients.

This is also a metta meditation which connects you to the loving kindness and compassion which is already in every cell of your body.

This video starts with a brief intro about the meditative qualities of Thai Yoga Massage before jumping into the meditation. To start directly with the guided body meditation, skip ahead to the 3:30 mark.

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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8

This video includes various ambient music tracks featuring Cylinder Two by Chris Zabriskie which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/

Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

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Thai Massage Full Body Twist- Sacrum and Hip Relief too

Thai Massage Full Body Twist- Sacrum and Hip Relief too…

Your back, your hips, your legs, your shoulders all benefit from this Thai Massage full body twist.

Put this high on the list of moves to give to your loved ones everyday especially if they have any lower back pain, tight hips or upper back pain.

Also a perfect example of a Thai Massage technique that helps you to experience a deeper stretch when someone does it to you than if you try to do it yourself in a yoga class.

Yoga teachers! This back twist and hip opener is also great for hands-on adjustments in a yoga class.

This Thai Yoga Massage full body twist can easily be done on the ground or on a bed. It’s a good idea to keep a couple of pillows nearby for extra support.

Click here to watch on YouTube


 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Gentle Thai Yoga Back Twist Massage

How to Give a Gentle Seated Thai Massage Twist

This gentle Thai yoga back twist massage is great for people who are stiff, tight or who work at a desk and are in need of a good stretch.

On the other hand this seated twist is also great to give pregnant woman as it helps to relieve pain in the lower back and without going too deep.

This Thai massage seated back twist can be done just about anywhere, including on the ground, on a chair, on a massage table and on a bed.

Thai massage twists help to massage internal organs, lubricate joints, bring mobility to the spine and help rejuvenate the body. It’s a great reason why Thai massage is so often referred to as yoga for lazy people!

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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Massage Back Walking Massage – Side Lying

Use your feet to give this relaxing and opening Thai Back Walking Massage!

It’s a perfect way to stretch and massage your partner’s back.

In fact with this one Thai yoga massage back technique, you can massage their lower back, their upper back, their shoulders, open up their chest, stretch their arm and even relax their neck.

This Thai massage back walk is easy to give, because you get to sit while doing it. It’s also comfortable for so many people to receive even if they have lower back pain, are stiff or even pregnant. It brings a ton of sweet relief!

Side lying massage means your partner is resting on their side while receiving. It is the most comfortable way for most people to be and is particularly great for people who are stiff, pregnant or who have back pain.

This move is shown on a mat on the ground, but can just as easily be done on a bed or table.

You get to sit comfortably as well, whether that be in a chair or on the ground and learn how to use your whole body to give an incredible back walking massage.

It is part four in this series of Thai Massage techniques in side lying for the arm, shoulders, neck and back. Check out the whole playlist here: https://bit.ly/2u6HDig

In this entire series, the recipient relaxes by lying on her or his side and you position yourself behind them using your whole body to help give an incredibly effective Thai massage for the shoulder, neck, arm and back.

Click here to view on YouTube

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Yoga Neck Massage- Side Lying

Who doesn’t love and need a good neck massage? This Thai yoga neck massage in side lying is going to show you how to do give one that is as easy to give as it is effective to receive.

Giving a great neck massage can help people with pain in their shoulders, arms, back and head. A Thai yoga neck massage can also be wonderfully effective for headaches and jaw pain.

Side lying massage means your partner is resting on their side while receiving. It is the most comfortable way for most people to be and is particularly great for people who are stiff, pregnant or who have back pain.

This move is shown on a mat on the ground, but can just as easily be done on a bed or table.

You get to sit comfortably as well, whether that be in a chair or on the ground and learn how to use your whole body to give an incredible neck massage.

It is part three in this series of Thai Massage techniques in side lying for the arm, shoulders, neck and back. Check out the whole playlist here: https://bit.ly/2u6HDig

In this entire series, the recipient relaxes by lying on her or his side and you position yourself behind them using your whole body to help give an incredibly effective Thai massage for the shoulder, neck, arm and back.

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Shoulder Massage Techniques Side Lying

This video shows you one of the most simple and effective Thai shoulder massage techniques while side lying. By focusing on how to massage the shoulders it solves one of the chief problems most people have when learning how to give a massage.

This shoulder massage helps people with tight shoulders and necks, and who are stressed. It is also a great Thai massage move for overall relaxation, and for pain in the arms, hands head and jaw. This will also help people dealing with headaches and backaches.

At the same time, you get to sit comfortably and learn how to use your whole body while giving your partner an incredible Thai shoulder massage. So it’s another example of how Thai Yoga Massage is at least as good to give as it is to receive.

It is part two in our series of Thai Massage techniques in side lying for the arm, shoulders, neck and back. Check out the whole playlist here: https://bit.ly/2u6HDig

In this series, the recipient relaxes by lying on her or his side and you position yourself behind them using your whole body to help give an incredibly effective Thai massage for the shoulder, neck, arm and back.

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Yoga Arm Massage- Side Lying Position

A Thai yoga arm massage that takes one minute and you’ll have your partner melting into relaxation.

This is such an easy one to try at home, on a bed or on a carpet. And a big reason the Thai yoga arm massage is so effective is because you do it with your partner in a side lying position.

By recreating the resting position that is innately the most relaxing and also massaging the arm, it releases tension in the back, the ribs and the whole body.

The effects are instant and it’s a great Thai Yoga Massage move to give right before sleep, at the end of a long day or to help your partner or client de-stress.

This is the first part in a series of Thai Yoga Massage in side lying position. Check the playlists for more steps in the series.

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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What are you grateful for, proud of & who do you want to acknowledge?

Connection, love, metta are at the heart of giving a great massage and living a more fulfilled life. And taking time everyday to think of who you are grateful for, who you want to acknowledge and things you are proud of plant the seeds to help make that a reality.

When you reflect and express who you are grateful for it brings you into the present moment and away from unhealthy stress. It brings you into a present moment that is filled with gratitude and metta and even if it’s just for a glimpse, that can change the complexion of your whole day.

Acknowledging others in our lives or in the world releases oxytocin and deepens your respect and connection with others.

Being proud of your accomplishments helps to rewire your brain and put you in alignment with your deeper purpose.

If you can be disciplined and take this time out everyday, what this exercise of being grateful and proud while acknowledging others really helps you with is to feel more alive, more vibrant and will help inspire you to fight through whatever challenges are coming up.

Giving a great massage that is built on love and kindness and which comes from your heart will help you to see those benefits in action and can help in your life’s relationships and interactions with the world.

I’d love to hear from you! Share what you are grateful for, who you would like to acknowledge and what you’re proud of right now in the comments below!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

How to Thai Massage the Arms & Hands: Sooooooo Good
https://youtu.be/8HxwVKHVGNk

Reflections on Love and How Thai Massage Helps Bring More Love to You:
https://youtu.be/S8RwTx-eesw

Mindful Breathing, Meditation & Thai Yoga Massage:
https://youtu.be/PAT9guKuceY

Life-Changing Impact of Thai Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski
https://youtu.be/UncrBHRFUa8

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Massage Upper Back Stretch- Udana Strrrrrretch

When people say they feel two inches taller after a Thai Yoga Massage, they might be talking about the effects of this upper back stretch!

This Thai Massage upper back stretch is such sweet relief for people with shoulder, neck, back, arm and chest tightness.

The move is called the Udana Stretch so it is also uplifting, helping to wake the body, encourage circulation and get rid of tired, lethargic energy.

Thai Yoga Massage is such a great blend of movement and massage to help get rid of knots, tension and stress while also help to realign and revitalize the body.

This move which is such a great Thai Massage upper back stretch is a perfect example of that balance. Combine it with some of the videos shown below and you’ve got an incredible and holistic treatment for your neck, back, shoulders and your entire upper body.

This video is in response to student’s request for what they’d like to learn. If you have a move or a topic you’d like to learn post them in the comments below!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial
https://youtu.be/KHtiwmLao3I

Click here for Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage Shoulder Techniques and Stretches
https://youtu.be/Dj8gc0risVU

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Back Massage:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54CoZU-SaHcU7q6TzL__q6nbCH

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Heavenly 1-Move Thai Yoga Massage for Glutes, Sciatica & Lower Back

If you are dealing with lower pack pain, tension near your sacrum, sciatic issues, piriformis syndrome or just looking for a way to relax deeply then this Thai Yoga Massage technique is for you!

The Sanuk is a heavenly 1-Move Thai Yoga Massage for the glutes, butt and lower back that helps to address all kinds of issues.

The name literally names to have fun and this is one of the best Thai Massage techniques to receive and to give!

Giving a Thai Yoga Massage for the glutes and butt is also one of the unique aspects of the massage to help address hidden areas of deep tension in our body.

And make no mistake, it’s no accident that our butt has some of the biggest muscles in our body. We are using them constantly; when we sit, when we walk, for climbing stairs, exercising, you name it.

Because of that fact, they rarely get a chance to fully relax and can also become a major cause of pain and tension in our body and our lower backs.

The Sanuk gets right to the heart of the matter and makes for such a heavenly 1-move Thai yoga massage for your glutes and butt and therefore for your lower back.

When practicing this move for the first time, my two suggestions are to first practice the transition on your own before you try it on a partner. And secondly, work first on people without much lower back tension or issues raising their leg up. This will help you get comfortable quickly with the transition and will help you to practice safely on as many people as possible.

This video is in response to student’s request for what they’d like to learn. If you have a move or a topic you’d like to learn post them in the comments below!

#backpain #sciatica #thaimassage

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs:
https://youtu.be/dV6YksUqXeM

Click here for Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Is it Safe & Effective to Learn Thai Yoga Massage Online?

In an age of online learning from building a house, fixing your car and learning an instrument, there is still a lot of hesitation on whether it is safe and effective to learn Thai Yoga Massage online.

One concern is that the only true way to learn is if a teacher can watch and correct your massage. Another is that it isn’t safe and both receiver and giver could get hurt. Yet another is that to develop intuitive touch and practice at a deep level you need to cultivate that in class.

In this video, I want to spark a discussion on if it really is safe and effective to learn Thai Yoga Massage Online. So please post your comments below. But also your suggestions for how to make learning Thai Yoga Massage online safer and more effective!

I am not necessarily advocating for one mode of learning only. I think if you can come to a class and learn, that is a terrific way to learn. I also think there are some more limitations for what you can effectively teach online, especially on a platform like YouTube where you are limited in how much interaction there is between teacher and student.

At the same time, I wholeheartedly believe that if the teacher provides a solid foundation and tools for teaching and the student is responsible enough to watch those videos, to have respect for the person they are massaging and the medium, then online videos are an incredible way to learn safe and effective ways to learn Thai Yoga Massage.

What’s more it is a terrific way to expose more people to loving touch, to their birthright as healers and how this art can be just as good to give as it is to receive.

#thaiyogamassage #thaimassage #studythaimassage

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Getting Started?

Check out the Four Pillars Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmoUcdVNP8M&list=PLwz3i8g54CoY2gA5r_QtTUp-9aWihHs2l

Some first moves to learn:

Super Simple & Incredible Thai Foot Massage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izGmO1SwF2c&index=3&list=PLwz3i8g54CoY06R1H8N5yinT3vgWUrf0J&t=2s

How to Give a Hands-Free Neck & Shoulder Massage in 5 Minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoCnMWbMpM&index=6&list=PLwz3i8g54CoY06R1H8N5yinT3vgWUrf0J&t=0s

Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx4JdfQy-5c&index=4&list=PLwz3i8g54CoY06R1H8N5yinT3vgWUrf0J&t=12s

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Give Thai Massage at Home:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnWYIWRf-aQ&list=PLwz3i8g54CoY06R1H8N5yinT3vgWUrf0J

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Thai Massage Back Twist & Hip Opener

Experience sweet relief for lower back pain and stiff hips!!

This Thai Massage back twist & hip opening video shows you a universal way to help release low back pain and chronic stiffness.

It can be done on a mat, a carpet, a bed or a table and is considered a universal stretch because this Thai Massage back twist & hip opening move can be done on people of all ages and various degrees of stiffness or lower back pain.

The key to making it adaptable is going slow, easing in when you want to increase the depth and pressure and have pillows nearby to support your partners legs and lower back.

Yoga teachers! This back twist and hip opener is also great for hands-on adjustments in a yoga class.

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses in Thai Yoga Massage or Table Thai Massage please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs:
https://youtu.be/dV6YksUqXeM

Click here for Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Winter Wellness: Understanding the Impact of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Image courtesy of Pixabay

By Kimberly Hayes (guest writer)

Does your energy wane during the months of winter? Many people face a decline in their overall outlook when the seasons bring cold temperatures and short daylight cycles. Thankfully, if you seem to experience the “winter blues,” there are ways to combat the condition. 

Identifying Seasonal Affective Disorder

At first, depression linked to winter was thought to be a rare condition, but a reporter stepped out in 1981 to explain her personal seasonal struggles. As the Chicago Tribune explains, thousands of people responded with similar concerns, and soon seasonal affective disorder (aka SAD) was identified as a mental health concern

Who Suffers from SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder affects millions of people every year, and the farther you are from the equator, the more likely you are to have SAD. The symptoms relating to the condition are reasonably consistent and typically develop during fall, and ebb in spring. People suffering from SAD can experience a low, depressed mood and lose interest in doing normal activities. They also often have poor self-esteem, stress, anxiety, irritability, and ongoing fatigue. 

Energize Your Days

There are steps you can take to help manage SAD and the doldrums of winter. Boost your energy levels by spending time with friends, getting outdoors, and enjoying as much sunlight as possible. Take your dog for a walk, or lounge on a park bench to feed the birds. To avoid lethargy, tend to your gut health by eating a balanced, nutritious diet so your body has the materials it needs to make energy. If you’re feeling stressed, spend some time in meditation to quiet your mind and body, or do some journaling to help process thoughts and emotions. Learn some deep-breathing exercises, a technique that is often effective in reducing anxiety and depression, and helping to focus your energy and attention on positive and productive things. 

Adjust Your Environment

We like to think of our homes as a retreat from the rest of the world, but you might be surprised to find your home could be negatively contributing to your situation. Examine your living environment for ways it could be revamped to help you feel better. If you’re feeling fatigued, add brighter lights and check the temperatures in your home to ensure they promote productivity. Bring some plants into spaces where you spend time, as having some greenery can reduce stress and promote a positive outlook. Along those same lines, the colors in the rooms where you spend a lot of time could be part of the problem. Certain tones can make you feel more vibrant, such as reds and yellows, while some are soothing, like blues and greens. 

Participate in Therapy

If you take action and still are unable to alleviate the winter blues, or if you experience deep depression, it’s important to reach out to a medical professional or counselor for help. A doctor can determine if you are suffering from seasonal affective disorder or another health condition. There are three primary courses of professional therapy for SAD: behavioral therapy, prescription medication, and light therapy, any of which could be prescribed to help you.  Behavioral therapy involves looking at your thought patterns and finding healthy ways to help you cope with your struggles. There are also medications that might be prescribed to help you, such as antidepressants. With light therapy, you would be prescribed a special light therapy box, which you would spend time next to each day. 

SAD and Suicide

Some people who suffer from SAD occasionally become suicidal. Note that if you are thinking of hurting yourself, or you fear someone you love might be suicidal, it’s crucial to reach out for assistance immediately. In the US, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, and in Canada, call a suicide hotline in your region.

If you’re experiencing the wintertime blues, there is no reason for you to suffer. Adjust your lifestyle and habits to help you feel better, or reach out for help. Next time winter comes around, the season can be brighter, happier, and healthier for you. 

Kimberly Hayes enjoys writing about health and wellness and created PublicHealthAlert.info to help keep the public informed about the latest developments in popular health issues and concerns.  

If you would like to guest write for Still Light Centre, please drop us a line with your interest or article

 

 

Table Thai Yoga Massage Shoulder Techniques and Stretches

Experience some shoulder heaven!!!

Table Thai Yoga Massage Shoulder Techniques and Stretches teaches you some moves that are unique to a massage table.

Massage therapists love to learn these shoulder techniques and stretches because they offer some of the very best ways to help open up hard to reach areas of the shoulders.

Combine these moves with video eight in this table Thai yoga massage series for a complete massage that relaxes, energizes and stretches the shoulder, neck and arms.

These Thai shoulder techniques have proven to be very effective for clients with frozen shoulder, limited range of motion and those who are simply tight and carry lots of stress in their neck and shoulders.

If you want to use these moves on people dealing with a serious issues, best is to come and learn them in class, but if practicing at home, always start gradually and preferably on people who are more open before trying on harder to help partners.

Try it out and please leave your questions and comments below!

This is part nine of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Yoga Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube


 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for part four, Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick:
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

Click here for part five, Table Thai Foot Massage with Forearms and Elbow:
https://youtu.be/U3UXrskXKKA

Click here for part six, Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs:
https://youtu.be/dV6YksUqXeM

Click here for part seven, Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

Click here for part eight, 2-Step Shoulder & Neck Table Thai Yoga Massage Tutorial:
https://youtu.be/dORibglmI3w

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book The Joy of Giving Massage which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Reflections On Love and How Thai Massage Helps Bring More Love To You

Reflections on love and how Thai Massage helps to bring more love to your life is a product of how how this practice has helped me and countless others.

It’s an attempt at understanding why giving Thai Yoga Massage is so beneficial, going beyond all the physical benefits including helping to get rid of aches and pains.

A big part of what’s inspired me to keep giving and teaching for more than 17 years is because of how it has helped me to know more about love and the sweet ways Thai Massage has helped bring more love into my love.

Giving massage from the heart, through the heart certainly helps to give a better massage, but it also helps to taste a beautiful kind of loving connection and then teaches you how to bring that into more of the relationships in your life.

Taking a moment to reflect on what love is and how Thai Massage helps bring more love to you, can help you to understand the different ways we nurture love. Love with Spirit, with one another and for ourselves and by having all three aspects being vibrant in our life, we have more meaning, connection and harmony.

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Shai’s book ‘The Joy of Giving Massage’ which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

More Teaching Videos:

Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

2-Step Shoulder & Neck Table Thai Yoga Massage Tutorial:
https://youtu.be/dORibglmI3w

Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms- sooooo good to give
https://youtu.be/8HxwVKHVGNk

How to Give a Thai Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage
https://youtu.be/BnWYIWRf-aQ

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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New to Yoga? Check out this Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Yoga!

The holiday season heading into the new years is such a great time to start or further immerse oneself into healthy practices. If you’re thinking of adding yoga to your life, then read on!

Jo Thomas has been teaching and practicing yoga for over 20 years. She’s put together a comprehensive guide to yoga for beginners. But I will say, that as someone who’s also been practicing for 20 years, I also found it engaging and informative.

I think she’s done a great job laying out what yoga is about, and who benefits. There is the spiritual aspects as well as the health considerations as well.

She points out how yoga helps reduce inflammation, diminish migraines and chronic pain, provide heart health, support stress management and anxiety relief and a lot more.

All told it’s an amazing 8000-word guide and I think it’ll be worth your while to give it a read and hopefully help jump start your practice!

Enjoy 😊

Click here to read the Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Yoga…

 

Thai Massage Tools For Self Care Massage Techniques- Hand, Forearm, Neck Care

The Thai Massage reflexology stick is an an amazing way to provide yourself with self care massage techniques.

In this video I show you how to use this Thai Massage tool to massage your hands and forearms. But at the same time, these self care massage techniques can have powerfully positive results for your neck and shoulders as well.

These are great techniques for anyone who uses their hands alot and/or if you have any pain or tension in your neck, back, shoulders or head.

Recommended frequency would be to use these self care massage techniques for about 2-3 minutes at a time a few times a day. The stick is small enough to carry around in your pocket or you can easily and affordably keep one in your office, car and at home.

Click here to watch on YouTube!

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

The Secret to Giving a GREAT Thai Massage [Learning Thai Massage]
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

More Teaching Videos:

Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

2-Step Shoulder & Neck Table Thai Yoga Massage Tutorial:
https://youtu.be/dORibglmI3w

Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms- sooooo good to give
https://youtu.be/8HxwVKHVGNk

How to Give a Thai Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage
https://youtu.be/BnWYIWRf-aQ

Shai’s book ‘The Joy of Giving Massage’ which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Mindful Breathing, Meditation and Thai Yoga Massage

What transforms Thai Yoga Massage from a modality to a way of life is that it emanates from a mindful meditation and breathing practice. It also helps in making the massage an integral part of a yoga practice.

In this video I share the link between meditation and Thai Yoga Massage and then take you on a guided 15-minute meditation which is focused on exploring the wisdom of our breath.

Breath is one of our most important teachers and guides towards living a more healthy, peaceful and happy life.

This meditation is aimed towards helping to deepen that connection.

You can skip to the 5:03 mark to jump to the meditation practice!!

Click here to watch on YouTube


 

Review of Joy of Giving Massage

by Shama Kern Founder of Thai Healing Massage Academy

Feeling humbled and so appreciative… I sent Shama Kern, the founder of Thai Healing Massage Academy an advance copy of my upcoming book, ‘The Joy of Giving Massage’ for him to review… The book will be released December 13th and is available here for advanced purchase:
http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage

Here’s what he had to share…  🙏

“When I started to read Shai’s book, I was first skeptical, thinking ‘Oh, here is another book full of Thai Massage techniques’. But it took me only minutes to recognize that this book is totally different. It’s not just about techniques.

There is no dogma, no rules, no fixed sequences of techniques. Instead it goes right to the core and the heart of not only Thai Massage, but healing arts in general. It’s about intuitive and loving healing, about enjoying bodywork as a unique method to connect with other human beings. It’s about giving to others as well as to yourself.

This is so refreshingly different from mechanical Thai Massage sequences, dry philosophy and history, and traditional rules and restraints.

The book is also deeply personal. You get to know and understand the author not just as an authority on Thai Massage, but as a person who bares his soul without trying to hide behind any facade.

Shai shows how Thai Massage is not just something that he does to earn a living, but how it has molded him into who he is, and how it has contributed to his inner growth. This book is as much about personal development as it is about the art of Thai Massage. Shai makes the point that these two are not separate elements, but that Thai Massage is – or can be – a path to personal growth.

When it comes to learning Thai Massage, Shai presents the techniques as just one element in a holistic body-mind-spirit learning system. This is where most schools fall short by presenting Thai Massage as nothing more than a sequence of techniques, while losing the essence, the heart and soul of it in the process.

The book explains how to take the Thai Massage techniques to a higher level, to an art form, by working WITH a client instead of just ON a client, by using awareness, sensitivity, intuition, and good communication.

I have read many Thai Massage books in my 20-year career of practicing and teaching Thai Massage. If I were to pick one that accurately presents the essence of Thai Massage, then Shai’s book gets 5 stars and my vote for sure.”

~Shama Kern, Founder Thai Healing Massage Academy http://www.thaihealingmassage.com


http://geni.us/joyofgivingmassage
 

Thanksgiving Gratitude, Love & Thai Yoga Massage

I’m feeling grateful for the impact that Thai Yoga Massage has had in my life in the ways I’ve been able to help so many students and clients. I’m also so grateful for how it’s opened me up to universal love and how that has supported me to feel comfortable in my own skin and connect with my clients, students and people I care about.

How has Thai Yoga Massage helped you? What are you grateful for? Please post your comments below

And stay tuned for the end where I share some self-massage using a Thai reflexology stick 🙂

If you’d like to practice a few moves on some loved ones during the holidays please click on the videos below!

Click here to watch on YouTube!

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

2-Step Shoulder & Neck Table Thai Yoga Massage Tutorial:
https://youtu.be/dORibglmI3w

Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms- sooooo good to give
https://youtu.be/8HxwVKHVGNk

How to Give a Thai Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage
https://youtu.be/BnWYIWRf-aQ

How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage- Perfect for Post Thanksgiving!!
https://youtu.be/G11OHN6Law8

 

2-Step Shoulder & Neck Table Thai Yoga Massage Tutorial

In two minutes you get to learn easy, effortless and effective Neck & Shoulder Table Thai Yoga Massage techniques!

These can be used on loved ones and in professional settings to get out knots, tension and pain from the shoulders and neck.

You get to use your fingertips, forearms and elbows so there is no strain on your body.

I show you how to do this on a massage table, but it can easily be adapted onto a bed. Just have your partner lie down and put a chair in front of them so you can sit comfortably and away you go.

If you had just 5 minutes to give your partner a massage, chances are this is the perfect session to give them. The tension we hold in our neck and on the back of our shoulders is likely the number one reason for getting a Table Thai Yoga Massage!

One of the things that makes this uniquely Thai Yoga Massage is that the giver benefits physically, energetically and spiritually. Helping someone never felt so good!!!

Try it out and please leave your questions and comments below!

This is part eight of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Yoga Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for part four, Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick:
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

Click here for part five, Table Thai Foot Massage with Forearms and Elbow:
https://youtu.be/U3UXrskXKKA

Click here for part six, Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs:
https://youtu.be/dV6YksUqXeM

Click here for part seven, Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners:
https://youtu.be/Zx4JdfQy-5c

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

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Please watch: “Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncrBHRFUa8
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Life-Changing Impact of Thai Yoga Massage & Meet Teacher Shai Plonski

Get a taste of the heart that is central to giving and receiving Thai Yoga Massage!

This video walks you through what Thai Yoga Massage is and how life-changing it is to give and receive.

If you want to help loved ones, people you care about, or offer it to clients watch this to learn why Thai Yoga Massage rocks and how you can get started right now!

I fell in love with Thai Yoga Massage because it is at least as good to give as it is to receive. You get to use your whole body to give the massage, but little did I know that whole body is much more than using your feet, elbows and knees to give a massage!

Here you will learn why it is so beneficial on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.

Anyone can learn it, but it is amazing how well it fits into life if you already love and/or practice yoga, meditation, tai chi, massage, physical therapy, dance, or simply want to live a healthy life.

I have been teaching Thai Yoga Massage since 2002 and I made this video to demonstrate some of the ways it has changed my life and those of the more than 5000 thousand students I’ve taught and massaged.

Click here to watch on YouTube…

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more, subscribe to my newsletter: www.stilllightcenter.com

Check out My YouTube playlists:

The Four Pillars of Thai Yoga Massage:
https://bit.ly/2tGSq0B

Give Thai Yoga Massage at Home:
https://bit.ly/2qEcPUE

Thai Foot Massage & Thai Table Massage:
https://bit.ly/2RIvaes

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to collaborate on training please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Secrets to Giving a Phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage for Beginners

The secrets to giving a phenomenal Table Thai Back Massage is an essential skill for massage with loved ones or in a professional setting. This video shares with you the ways to use your body on a massage table that make giving intuitive, fun and easy on your body. Yet it is incredibly effective!

Learn how to save your thumbs and your hands and how to give yourself a stretch while giving a deeply nourishing and satisfying Table Thai Massage for the back!

You can learn this in 10 minutes and it can be adapted to massage on a bed or on a mat. You can also add this into your yin or restorative yoga classes as well!

This video will show you ways to use your hands, thumbs, forearms and elbows to get out knots and have your partner drooling for more. But one of the things that makes this uniquely Thai Yoga Massage is that it is at least as good to give as it is to receive.

The giver benefits physically, energetically and spiritually. Helping someone never felt so good!!!

Try them out and please leave your questions and comments below!

This is part seven of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube…

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for part four, Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick:
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

Click here for part five, Table Thai Foot Massage with Forearms and Elbow:
https://youtu.be/U3UXrskXKKA

Click here for part six, Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs:
https://youtu.be/dV6YksUqXeM

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Dr Blake Martin PhD : Thai Massage & Parkinson’s, Stroke & Alzeihmer’s

Dr Blake Martin was a Thai Yoga Massage teacher first and then went on to complete a PhD in a Kinesiology. In this video he shares some of his personal experience for how Thai Yoga Massage helped his Parkinson’s clients and what the research points to between movement therapies and people living with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and after a stroke.

Blake also shares advice for what to tell clients after a Thai massage in order to further the benefits of a treatment.

Blake originally decided to pursue a Graduate Diploma in Neuroscience after witnessing some of the incredible results his Parkinson’s patients were having with Thai Yoga Massage. He not only saw improvements in their body, but also in how they were able to think.

That thirst for understanding how mind and body work together and the hands on experience of body centered practices that Blake has been engaged in for over 30 years as a dancer, massage therapist and massage teacher help to formulate his unique gifts. But it’s his love of life and all things that move that really bring him to another level as a teacher of anatomy, science and massage.

He’s is incredibly talented at bringing science to life and helping students apply this knowledge into their practice. When Dr. Blake talks people listen 🙂 🙂

This is the second part in a series of applied teachings with Blake. Check back for future episodes!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Dr. Blake’s teachings please visit http://doctorblake.ca/

Blake teaches regularly for Still Light Centre including A Pain in the Butt: How to Treat Hip, Thigh & Lower Back Pain’ in Hamilton Ontario Nov. 17-18, 2018.

Click here to register and to see when Blake teaches: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

Here is part one of our talk:
https://youtu.be/62DLKlaA614

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Table Thai Yoga Massage Stretches for Lower Back, Hips & Back of Legs

3 sweet stretches for the lower back, hips, quads and back of legs that you can do on a massage table, bed, carpet or even a couch!

The legs are the unsung heroes of the body, the work horses that rarely complain, but when you do a few great things to relieve tension and relax that area of the body, boy are they are ever happy!

And they’ll tell you thank you by relieving tension in your lower back, your hips, even your shoulders, neck and arms. That’s because everything is connected… you get a real sense of that by practicing these three moves.

Try them out and please leave your questions and comments below!

This is part six of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube!

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for part four, Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick:
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

Click here for part five, Table Thai Foot Massage with Forearms and Elbow:
https://youtu.be/U3UXrskXKKA

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Dr Blake Martin PhD: Science, Sen Lines & Thai Yoga Massage

Dr Blake Martin was a Thai Massage teacher first and then went on to complete a PhD in a Kinesiology. In this video he shares some of the conclusions of his current research of how the mind and body work and some of those essential components to giving an incredible Thai Yoga Massage.

That includes exploring the texture, the tone, tenderness and temperature of the area you are massaging. The four T’s

Dr. Blake originally decided to pursue a Graduate Diploma in Neuroscience after witnessing some of the incredible results his Parkinson’s patients were having with Thai Yoga Massage. He not only saw improvements in their body, but also in how they were able to think.

That thirst for understanding how mind and body work together and the hands on experience of body centered practices that Blake has been engaged in for over 30 years as a dancer, massage therapist and massage teacher help to formulate his unique gifts. But it’s his love of life and all things that move that really bring him to another level as a teacher of anatomy, science and massage.

He’s is incredibly talented at bringing science to life and helping students apply this knowledge into their practice. When Dr. Blake talks people listen 🙂 🙂

This is the first part in a series of applied teachings with Blake. Check back for future episodes!

Click here to watch on YouTube!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Dr. Blake’s teachings please visit http://doctorblake.ca/

Blake teaches regularly for Still Light Centre including A Pain in the Butt: How to Treat Hip, Thigh & Lower Back Pain’ at our Still Light Centre in Hamilton Ontario Nov. 17-18, 2018. 

Click here to register and to see when Blake teaches: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Table Thai Foot Massage with Forearms and Elbow

LEARN TO GIVE A TABLE THAI FOOT MASSAGE WITH YOUR FOREARM & ELBOW & SAVE YOUR THUMBS!!

It’s the follow up to our wildly popular Table Thai Massage with a stick. Combine the two videos and give your partner or client a thoroughly wonderful Table Thai Massage that massages and stretches every part of the foot.

What’s more, it is so easy on your body and so easy to give.

This massage includes a treatment for foot and the ankle

Happy, relaxed, massaged feet are also such an effective way to help the back, the legs, the shoulders, and the neck. Essentially your whole body feels better with well massaged feet!

This is also easy to practice on a bed, massage table, lawn chair or on the ground.

This is part five of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here for part four, Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick:
https://youtu.be/9pVXTIeFv4w

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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Energy Healing with Thai Massage Teacher Robert Henderson (Part 2)

Thai Yoga Massage teacher Robert Henderson is ‘the energy guy’. In part two of our interview he gives a clear demonstration of how to work energy blockages out of the body. He shows the difference between Thai Massage as energy work and Thai Massage as bodywork.

Robert shares in crystal clear ways how ones connection to a client energetically is so different from the techniques one would associate with Thai Massage when the focus is on the physical body.

As such if helping someone deal with fear, pain, insecurity, anger, stubbornness or any other number of energy blockages in the body, the methods are all about following and releasing the energy. One need to do very few physical movements in order to help your clients release that energy.

This is the second part in a series of applied teachings with Robert. Check back for future episodes!

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Robert’s teachings please visit http://www.roberthenderson.info/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for part one of my interview with Robert Henderson:

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Table Thai Foot Massage with Stick

LEARN TO GIVE A TABLE THAI FOOT MASSAGE WITH A REFLEXOLOGY STICK & SAVE YOUR THUMBS!!

One thing I’ve come to discover in 16 years of teaching is that almost everyone loves a foot massage! At the same time when you’re using your thumbs all the time, they are not much fun for the giver!

Here is a perfect alternative as you learn how to give a great massage for the feet using a Thai reflexology stick!

It includes a massage for the heel, the toes, the middle of the foot and the outer edge. Essentially all part of the sole of the foot are massaged with this great tool!

Happy, relaxed, massaged feet are also such an effective way to help the back, the legs, the shoulders, and the neck. Essentially your whole body feels better with well massaged feet!

This is also easy to practice on a bed, massage table, lawn chair or on the ground.

This is part four of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

To purchase Thai sticks from Amazon.com, here are some options:

3 pack: https://amzn.to/2x8hf8Z
10 pack: https://amzn.to/2NAsgu5
6 piece variety pack: https://amzn.to/2x9gM6j

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here for part three, Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!:
https://youtu.be/U18zGFCXW_0

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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Thai Yoga Massage Teacher Robert Henderson: How to Treat Emotional Conditions

Thai Yoga Massage teacher Robert Henderson is ‘the energy guy’. He is on the leading edge for showing students how to treat emotional conditions with Thai Massage.

Combining knowledge of the chakras, Chinese medicine and Thai Yoga Massage he shares hands on ways for us to get to know energy and how to treat someone dealing with grief, sadness and loneliness.

This is just the first part in a series of applied teachings with Robert. Check back for future episodes!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Robert’s teachings please visit http://www.roberthenderson.info/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: http://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Table Thai Yoga Massage for Hips, Legs Lower Back- Fun & Effective!!

IT’S TIME TO GET FUNKY AS WE CONTINUE OUR TABLE THAI YOGA MASSAGE SERIES FOR THE HIPS, LOWER BACK & LEGS!!

These four moves are some of my massage therapists and yoga teacher’s favorites to give because of how effectively they target areas of great need with little effort.

The fact that you get to use your feet for part of it also makes it playful and easier on your body. This sequence also includes sitting on the table, so it is very multi-dimensional!

This is a great video for anyone curious to learn what it’s like to give Thai Yoga Massage on a massage table.

This is also one of my most popular classes and for good reason! If you’re a Thai massage practitioner it is a pleasure to give this way since it’s so much easier on your knees, ankles and body.

If you’re a bodyworker or massage therapist already used to table work, it opens you up to entirely new techniques for massaging your clients on a table.

This is part three of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Click here for part two, Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs:
https://youtu.be/HZaB0DRjFuo

Click here to watch the secrets to giving a great massage:
https://youtu.be/3uFIxKU5hIU

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Thai Massage Teacher Rick Gold Part 2

It’s part two of my interview with one of the founding North American teachers of Thai Yoga Massage, Rick Gold.

This week he shares some of his research into what makes Thai Massage therapeutic medicine. He also shares the story behind the music he co-produces that is an incredible accompaniment to Thai Massage and all forms of Asian bodywork.

He’s helped to make four different projects, each with multiple albums that explore the doshas, the chakras, and various aspects of healing Chinese medicine.

All in all, Rick Gold plays a valuable part in the history of Thai Massage and helping to establish its credibility in the West. This interview and part one help to tell that story and fill on with gratitude that a teacher such as Rick was there to help pave the way for future generations.

To hear Rick talk about how his research led to the conclusion that Thai Massage is medicine then skip ahead to the 3:25 mark

If you’re only interested in the music that Rick co-produces Thai please skip ahead to the 14:38 mark

Click here to watch on YouTube!

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

For part one of our interview, please click here:
https://youtu.be/JGXCRsgKdBQ

To learn more about Rick’s teachings please visit http://www.traditionalthaimassage.com

To learn about the massage and meditation music Rick produces, to listen for FREE and to purchase please visit:
http://www.mettamindfulnessmusic.com/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Table Thai Yoga Massage for the Back, Hips, Legs

IT’S A TABLE THAI MASSAGE FOR THE LOWER BACK, HIPS AND LEGS IN THREE SWEET MOVES!

This sequence targets some of the highest tension areas of the body and can help to bring deep feelings of relaxation and relief in just a few minutes.

This is a great video for anyone curious to learn what it’s like to give Thai Yoga Massage on a massage table.

This is also one of my most popular classes and for good reason! If you’re a Thai massage practitioner it is a pleasure to give this way since it’s so much easier on your knees, ankles and body.

If you’re a bodyworker or massage therapist already used to table work, it opens you up to entirely new techniques for massaging your clients on a table.

This is part two of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Click here for part one, Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs:
https://youtu.be/_OMLNQKHYKg

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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North American Pioneer Thai Massage Teacher Rick Gold (Part 1)

Hold on to your hats! This week I am interviewing one of the founding North American teachers of Thai Yoga Massage, Rick Gold.

In incredibly eloquent terms in this first part of the interview, Rick shares the essence of what drew him to Thai Massage and why he cherishes it to this day. He shares why it is so essential for yogis, massage therapists and anyone on a spiritual path to understand Thai Massage as a means to deepen ones’ practice.

He is such a gifted story teller among the many talents he has! Rick’s part of the 1980s first wave of learning, school building and giving both acupuncture and Thai Massage and has a PhD in Psychology. He’s dedicated his life to bridging Eastern and Western wisdom and shares a ton of it here.

It is a fantastic journey that starts in college in 1971 which eventually brought him to Thailand in 1988.

If you’re only interested in the Thai Yoga Massage part of the story please skip ahead to the 9:32 mark

To hear Rick talk about the essence of Thai Yoga Massage then skip ahead to the 16:55 mark

And stay tuned for the next chapter as Rick shares the process that led to him writing the very first book published in North America on Thai Yoga Massage and much much more!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Rick’s teachings please visit http://www.traditionalthaimassage.com

To learn about the massage and meditation music Rick produces, to listen for FREE and to purchase please visit:
http://www.mettamindfulnessmusic.com/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Learn Thai Massage 101 at The Kripalu Centre Sept 2018

Sept. 16-21 2018, I’ll be teaching Thai Massage 101 at the incredible Kripalu Centre in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Mass. Click on the video to find out more about what you learn and what it’s like to study on retreat at Kripalu!! I hope I can meet you there!!!!

To get a taste of what you learn in five days, please click on some of the videos I’ve posted in the last few months!

Click here to watch on YouTube

Those links are below!!

To register for the class, please click here: https://bit.ly/2vhFbqg

For any questions, message me on social media or email me personally shai@stilllightcenter.com

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial

How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage

How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Learn Table Thai Massage for Neck, Shoulders, Arms & Legs

STEP INTO THE CLASSROOM TO LEARN SOME AMAZING TABLE THAI MASSAGE TECHNIQUES! THIS VIDEO INCLUDES LIVE CLASS FOOTAGE FOR PRECISE TEACHING ON HOW TO MASSAGE THE NECK, SHOULDERS, ARMS AND EVEN A FEW TABLE THAI TECHNIQUES FOR THE LEGS.

This is a great video for anyone curious to learn what it’s like to give Thai Yoga Massage on a massage table.

This is also one of my most popular classes and for good reason! If you’re a Thai massage practitioner it is a pleasure to give this way since it’s so much easier on your knees, ankles and body.

If you’re a bodyworker or massage therapist already used to table work, it opens you up to entirely new techniques for massaging your clients on a table.

This is part one of a series that will share techniques for Table Thai Massage for the whole body!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

If you are a studio, spa, or association and would like to offer these courses please contact us here: info@stillightcentre.com

Watch more Thai massage techniques explained in either of these two playlists!

Thai Massage Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwz3i8g54Cob6izPvIxCwoWCIqx7ZMWkC

Thai Foot & Table Thai Techniques:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL486B129C4AF57E05

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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What is Thai Yoga Massage? How to Make it Great for Stiffer Newbies or Yogis or For Giving

What makes Thai Massage such an effective and therapeutic treatment? How can it be good for both stiff and flexible people? Who is it good for? What’s it like to give?

These questions and more are covered as Shai Plonski- the founder of the Thai Yoga Massage school, Still Light Centre addresses the fundamental question, ‘What is Thai (Yoga) Massage?’

PLEASE POST YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS BELOW AND TAKE A MOMENT TO LIKE THIS VIDEO!

One aspect to address here is that Thai Massage and Thai Yoga Massage are fundamentally the same thing. Many teachers, schools and practitioners started referring to the practice as ‘Thai Yoga Massage’ in the late 80s and 90s to differentiate their approach from both ‘cookie cutter’ massage parlors and the sex trade which seemed to be synonymous with Thai Massage.

Nowadays, depending on where you live, the term Thai Massage may still have that connotation. But in many places Thai Massage and Thai Yoga Massage are interchangeable as names and for well established high quality education.

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the whole playlist including:

https://bit.ly/2uLmifd

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Vedic Thai Massage Interview Mukti Michael Buck and Serafima Part 2

In the second part of my interview with acclaimed Thai Massage teacher Mukti Michael Buck and Serafima we share insights and stories of the power of love and Thai Yoga Massage to heal and help.

We talk about how to tune into love and why it trumps any other knowledge of your client.

We also talk about what to do when you make ‘mistakes’ in the massage, what it means and how to overcome them -and also how to avoid them.

This talk is a great celebration of Thai Yoga Massage and a wonderful coming together of teachers on the path.

This is part two of two.

Click here to watch on Youtube

 

 

Here’s the link to part one:

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Mukti and Serafima and how to study with them please visit http://www.vedicconservatory.com

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Thai Massage Interview Mukti Michael Buck & Serafima Part 1

Meet celebrated Thai Massage teacher Mukti Michael Buck the founder of the Vedic Conservatory and senior teacher Serafima Dharmadini!

Mukti and his team of teachers have taught more than 25 000 students all across the world. He has written extensively about Thai Massage with over 100 essays and 7 books. He is undoubtedly one of the most recognized Thai Massage teachers in the world.

Here we learn about his background and the essence of the Vedic Conservatory approach to Thai Massage. We learn about some of the energetic theory of the massage, both sen lines and kosha theory all with an aim towards understanding the heart of the practice. And how this world of heart-filled touch has reached out to professionals in all walks of life.

Mukti and Serafima share just how far Thai Massage has come as an established and effective modality able to help people from all walks of life and how it’s part of a movement of heart-filled modalities taking its place among the most effective treatment approaches for a wide range of illnesses and issues.

This is part one of two. Stay tuned for the part two!

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Mukti and Serafima and how to study with them please visit http://www.vedicconservatory.com

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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How to Give a Thai Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage

LEARN HOW TO GIVE A STRESS-BUSTING, NURTURING THAI YOGA MASSAGE FOR THE HEAD, NECK & SHOULDERS. IT JUST TAKES A FEW MINUTES TO LEARN AND YOU HAVE A GIFT YOU CAN GIVE FOR LIFE!!

Did you know there are more nerve endings in your head and face than anywhere on your body? Taking a few minutes to massage the head, the neck and shoulders can have dramatic effects on helping your partner with headaches, to relax, calm the mind, and be present.

What’s more putting yourself head to head with your partner and massaging from a place of stillness and loving kindness has hugely positive results for you too.

Learn this massage with a friend or loved one and exchange regularly and see how much it can help!

Combine it with other videos in this playlist such as
– ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’
-‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’
-‘Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial’
-‘Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves!’
-‘Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial’
-‘How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage’
-‘How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms’

and you already have a professional level 90-minute massage that you can give. The links to those videos is below in the resources

In the video I use a floor chair that we make and sell to support your partner’s lower back. It can be purchased here: https://www.stillightcentre.com/store/ Alternatively you can use pillows or big bolsters!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the whole Thai Yoga Massage Demonstrated here including:

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial

How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage

How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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How to Thai Massage the Hands & Arms- sooooo good to give

LEARN HOW TO GIVE A THAI HAND AND ARM MASSAGE IN JUST A FEW MINUTES! HELP YOUR LOVED ONES AND CLIENTS WITH A MASSAGE THAT PRODUCES OUTSTANDING RESULTS!!!

It’s amazing how much we (over) use our hands in this age of texting and typing. Driving, working, carrying our kids and our goods all are stresses to our hands. That can also translate to pain and issues throughout your body, especially to your neck and shoulders and to headaches too.

Some regular massage of your hands and arms can go a long way towards undoing so many of these everyday aches and pains. It’s all so preventable with some regular great feeling massage!

Learn this massage with a friend or loved one and exchange regularly and see how much it can help!

Combine it with other videos in this playlist such as
– ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’
-‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’
-‘Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial’
-‘Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves!’
-‘Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial’
-‘How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage’

and you already have a professional level 85-minute massage that you can give. The links to those videos is below in the resources

In the video I use a floor chair that we make and sell to support your partner’s lower back. It can be purchased here: https://www.stillightcentre.com/store/ Alternatively you can use pillows or big bolsters!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the whole Thai Yoga Massage Demonstrated here including:

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial

How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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Yoga Teacher Tam MacElwain On Impact of Thai Yoga Massage

YOGA TEACHER Tam MACELWAIN SHARES HOW THAI YOGA MASSAGE HAS IMPACTED HER YOGA TEACHING, HER CLIENTS, HER LIFE AND GIVEN HER A LIFE-LONG SKILL THAT SHE ADORES.

Just one month after training she shares how the massage has helped clients ‘feel longer’, helped with foot issues, with chronic respiratory issues, moving energy and so much more.

This interview is an insightful look at how yoga teachers and yoga students can use Thai Massage to help their students in class and out of class. Tam also talks about how Thai Yoga Massage helps in her personal life, including being able to share it with her 6- year old son.

She shares stories of what it was like to learn Foundations in Thai Massage and her first month giving the massage and incorporating it into her yoga classes.

Tam is the founder of Pure Zen Yoga & Wellness in Woodstock New Brunswick. http://www.purezenyoga.com

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Tam mentions her new mat…It’s called the Metta Massage Mat. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/ILROrYDpyl0

Check out more student and teacher stories here:
https://goo.gl/Cp3JR4

Links to articles and interviews I’ve done on the business of Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage:

Podcasts:

How to Improve Your Business with Thai Massage with Shai Plonski

036: Thai Yoga Massage with Shai Plonski

Articles:

Grow Your Yoga Business with Thai Yoga Massage

Three Powerful Ways Thai Yoga Massage Can Grow Your Yoga Business

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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How to Give a Thai Abdominal Massage

LEARN HOW TO GIVE A THAI ABDOMINAL MASSAGE IN JUST A FEW MINUTES! ANYONE CAN DO THIS AND THE RESULTS ARE OUTSTANDING!!!

The abdomen is known as our second (or maybe our first brain) and is directly connected to how we process stress, anxiety and emotions.

The five minute massage shown here can go a long way towards providing much needed well-being.

Combine it with other videos in this playlist such as
– ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’
-‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’
-‘Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial’
-‘Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves!’
-‘Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial’

and you already have a professional level 80-minute massage that you can give. The links to those videos is below in the resources

In the video I use a floor chair that we make and sell to support your partner’s lower back. It can be purchased here: https://www.stillightcentre.com/store/ Alternatively you can use pillows or big bolsters!

Click here to watch on YouTube

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the whole Thai Yoga Massage Demonstrated here including:

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Amazing Thai Massage Teacher Felicity Joy Interview

Meet Felicity Joy: a gifted Thai Yoga Massage healer and teacher for almost 30 years!

Felicity has given more than 10 000 Thai massages and taught all around the world in a career that started in 1989 and here she shares some of her wisdom and terrific stories.

We learn what this massage is all about and who benefits. We learn about some of the history and changes over the past 30 years and about how its impacted Thai society and helped to create a more tolerant, open, loving community. And so much more!

In fact there are so many great stories here that this interview is divided into three parts.

In part one learn about some of the recent history of Thai Massage, Felicity’s journey and how she learned from some great masters. Learn as well some of who benefits from Thai Yoga Massage and why it is so effective for so many people.

In part two learn about Thai Massage in Thailand and how it helps to foster tightly knit community and quality relationships. Learn about how it is a medical massage and of some of the ways masters use Thai Massage to help their patients.

In part three learn about what Felicity teaches and her current specialty in offering abdominal Thai Massage courses.

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Felicity Joy, her work and how to study with her please visit http://www.thaitraditionalyogamassage.com/

This interview is part of a series of getting to know Thai Yoga Massage students and teachers to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people all around the world.

Click here for the full playlist:
https://goo.gl/QqHPDK

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
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Thai Yoga Massage Back Stretches- Double Leg Massage Tutorial

LEARN A POWERFUL WAY TO MASSAGE AND EASE TENSION IN THE BACK, HIPS, SACRUM AND LEGS WITH A THAI YOGA DOUBLE LEG MASSAGE

Double leg massage as the name implies means you will be stretching both legs at the same time. It is one of the unique aspects of Thai Yoga Massage and is a fun and dynamic way to stretch the back, open up tight hips, help with circulation and lethargy. At the end of this sequence clients so often report feeling revitalized, and how good their lower backs feel.

Since you are moving both legs into massage positions, it’s really important to take great care of your body so that’s why I suggest watching this video at least twice before attempting the sequence. It’s also a great idea to re-watch the Four Pillars and especially the stances video.

Combine it with other videos in this playlist such as
– ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’
-‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’
-‘Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial’
-‘Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves!’
and you already have a professional level 75-minute massage that you can give. The links to those videos is below in the resources

In the video I use bolsters that we make and sell to support your partner’s head, neck and shoulders. They can be purchased here: https://www.stillightcentre.com/store/ Alternatively you can roll up blankets or towels!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Review the Four Pillars of Thai Yoga Massage:

Watch the whole Thai Yoga Massage Demonstrated here including:

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

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How Thai Massage Helps You Be Your Highest Self, Master Teacher Ariela Grodner

MASTER TEACHER ARIELA GRODNER SHARES WORDS OF WISDOM ON THAI YOGA MASSAGE. SHE SAYS, ‘WHEN WE PRACTICE THAI MASSAGE WE ARE SURRENDERING TO OUR HIGHEST POTENTIAL.’

We want to be with our client or partner in our most present loving manner to observe truth and support another person. And when you do that, there’s all these qualities that manifest in practice such as compassion, love, peace and endurance. And as a result there is all of the potentiality of self-love that we get as we take care of another person.

Ariela shares how Thai Massage has helped her to build her dream life, with the aid of angels, students and friends who have come into her life when she’s needed it to help build the Bodhi Sangha School of Thai Massage in Gainesville Florida.

As such, Ariela, her apprentices and students have collectively built a haven to study Thai Yoga Massage in a way that brings out the best in one another and the human spirit.

They showcase a marvelous example of how Thai Yoga Massage can help you to build a dream life on a foundation of peace, well-being and helping the planet.

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

To learn more about Ariela, her books and courses please visit www.bodhisangha.com

This interview is part of a series of getting to know students and masters to dive deeper into the heart of the practice and see how it’s helping people from multiple experiences. Click here for the full playlist:

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here: https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/catego…

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Full Thai Back Massage in 4 Moves

LEARN A FULL THAI BACK MASSAGE IN 4 MOVES THAT HAS HELPED THOUSANDS OF CLIENTS REDUCE OR ELIMINATE BACK PAIN, TENSION & STRESS FROM HEAD TO TOE

Walk on the feet, target great spots on the leg and bum and of course give an amazing massage for every square inch of the back- all in 4 moves!!

So good for helping to alleviate aches and pain, stress and tension and simply leaving both giver and receiver in bliss!!

This video outlines the four moves you’ll be learning, including guidance on safe practices and then takes you step-by-step through a guided Thai Yoga Massage for the back, bum, legs and feet.

This is such a perfect treat to share with loved ones, and anyone you think needs a great back massage.

Combine it with other videos in this playlist such as ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’, ‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’, along with ‘Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial’ and you already have a professional level 65-minute massage that you can give. The links to those videos is below in the resources

In the video I use bolsters that we make and sell to support your partner’s head, neck and shoulders. They can be purchased here: https://www.stillightcentre.com/store/ Alternatively you can roll up blankets or towels!

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Review the Four Pillars of Thai Yoga Massage:

Watch the whole Thai Yoga Massage Demonstrated here including:

Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial:

Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage

Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaiplonski/

 

Pricing Strategy For Getting New Thai Massage Clients & Keep Them Coming Back

LEARN A PROVEN PRICING STRATEGY TO ATTRACT TONS OF NEW THAI MASSAGE CLIENTS AND TURN THEM INTO LONG-TERM HIGH PAYING CLIENTS AS WELL!

We’ve had students using this method for years with hugely positive results!

For many it has cracked the code on how to charge clients in order to build a thriving practice from the ground up.

Keep in mind that this approach can be easily customized to a formula that best works for you.

Please share any tweaks and ideas that you’ve experimented with and which work for you so that the whole community can benefit!

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the whole playlist including:

The business of Thai Massage starts with a healthy mindset: https://youtu.be/zuetT9J34yc

Finding your ideal Thai Massage clients: https://youtu.be/lcgERfyrbV0

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here: https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/catego…

SAY HI ON SOCIAL: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/

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Thai Leg Massage Step By Step Tutorial

LEGS ARE THE UNSUNG HEROES OF THE BODY. A GREAT THAI LEG MASSAGE CAN ALSO HAVE HUGE BENEFITS FOR THE BACK, THE HIPS, THE SHOULDERS, THE FEET AND RELIEVING OVERALL PAIN AND TENSION IN THE BODY!

In this step by step tutorial I teach you nine techniques on how to give a complete leg massage.

I talk about some of the secrets to making sure giving feels at least as good as receiving. One of those keys is to have a healthy distance between you and your partner so you can engage in full-body rocking. It ends up being a great stretch for you and helps to ensure you are using your whole body to help give the massage.

This video then takes you on a step-by-step tutorial for giving the massage.

Combine it other videos in this playlist such as ‘Thai Yoga Massage Techniques Shoulder, Neck, Back- Seated Massage Tutorial’ and ‘Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage’ and you already have a professional level 45-minute massage that you can give. The link to those videos is below in the resources

Click here to watch on Youtube

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Watch the 4 Pillars of Thai Yoga Massage here:

Watch How to Give a Shoulder, Neck, Back Massage here:
https://goo.gl/Hv6XjV

Watch Thai Massage Foot Techniques How to Give a Great Foot Massage here:

Watch How to Massage at Home here:

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here:
https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai and his team of teachers in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/category/courses-calendar/

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
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Yoga Teachers Yoga and Thai Massage [Amazing Interview!!]

GET TO KNOW LISA GARSIDE AS SHE SHARES HER STORY AS A YOGA TEACHER AND DOULA IN TRAINING WHO IS JUST STARTING OUT LEARNING, PRACTICING AND FALLING IN LOVE WITH THAI YOGA MASSAGE.

This interview is an insightful look at how yoga teachers and yoga students can use Thai Massage to expand their love of yoga, build their clientele and share its benefits in all kinds of beneficial ways.

Lisa shares stories of what it was like to learn Foundations in Thai Massage and her first month giving the massage on clients at her yoga studio.

She shares how she’s already using Thai Yoga Massage in her classes, how she started practicing right away and the impact the massage is having on her and some of her first clients.

The interview includes stories of giving a massage to someone who has initially very scared to receive it, as well as someone else who has cancer. Lisa is also training to be a doula and shares a few thoughts of how she plans to use it with her clients as they get ready to give birth.

As Lisa says:

“You can’t find the compassion and empathy that you give during your training. It didn’t even feel like a training. It felt like we are all just being cared for in a weekend… Yet you gave us material that we can use right away and that for me is the sign of a good training. And I can use what you taught in a yoga class, in a private lesson, with my children, while I doula. I can use any of this immediately and I really really resonated with the metta and meditation aspects that you teach.”

Lisa is the owner of Ohana Yoga Studio in Contoocook, New Hampshire

 

 

 

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Lisa mentions her new mat…It’s called the Metta Massage Mat.

Check it out here: https://youtu.be/ILROrYDpyl0

Links to articles and interviews I’ve done on the business of Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage:

Podcasts:

http://www.mbomyoga.com/improve-busin…

http://www.theconnectedyogateacher.co…

Articles:

http://www.loveteachingyoga.com/grow-…

http://www.mbomyoga.com/three-powerfu…

Shai’s book Compassionate Touch which dives deep into the benefits of giving massage can be purchased here: https://goo.gl/FH9jvT

Study with Shai in person: https://www.stillightcentre.com/catego…

SAY HI ON SOCIAL:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shaiplonski/

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