By Bob Haddad
This publication displays the author’s cumulative adventure on this planet of conventional Thai healing
arts, and it indicates how one can refine and deepen own perform. These
pages comprise a wealth of data approximately Thai tradition and spirituality, and a deep insight
into the strong therapeutic modality identified this day as conventional Thai massage.
Topics contain how one can refine and preserve a fit perform, breathwork and physique mechanics,
energy liberate, self-protection thoughts, physique language, natural compress treatment, acupressure
concepts, power traces, and Thai point conception. The non secular and cultural part covers ancient
historical texts, Indian and Buddhist affects, magic amulets and sacred tattoos, influential
Thai healers, and accent modalities corresponding to reusi dat ton (self stretching) and tok sen (hammering
therapy). the ultimate part positive aspects essays approximately perform with consumers, written by means of a wide
variety of therapists from round the world.
In addition to the author’s major essays, different contributions are via renowned Thai massage
professionals and authors from around the globe, together with: Kira Balaskas, Enrico Corsi,
Michael Reed Gach, Ph.D, Robert Henderson, Felicity pleasure, Ralf Marzen, C. Pierce Salguero,
Ph.D, Joel Sheposh, and Noam Tyroler.
The info provided during this anthology is useful to fans of Thai therapeutic massage, and to
all those that desire to deepen their realizing and appreciation of conventional Thai healing
“This is without doubt one of the most sensible books on Thai therapeutic arts ever written. It finds the essence of Thai
massage, and tells the genuine tales of its historical past, improvement, and connections to Thai culture.
Don’t think every little thing you’ve heard approximately Thai therapeutic massage till you learn this book.”
Coocky Tassanee Boonsom, Director, Loi Kroh therapeutic massage college, Thailand
“Bob Haddad has lovingly poured his huge wisdom into this article, and his own and
professional studies upload intensity of personality and precious authenticity. As an additional
demonstration that this is often his reward to the bodywork career, the booklet stocks knowledge from
more than a dozen different practitioners.”
Leslie A. younger, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, therapeutic massage & Bodywork magazine
“This publication is an excellent contribution to the area of Thai therapeutic massage. not anything has ever been
written like this sooner than. I hugely suggest it.
Chongkol Setthakorn, Director, ITM therapeutic massage college, Thailand