Thai Massage

Holland Health offers Soma Veda Thai Massage. This is a modern expression of an ancient healing discipline and has been translated and creatively adapted to the needs of the Modern West by Dr. James, Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Shari Holland has completed all four levels of this Thai Massage through Check Duff, Thai School in Evanston, Illinois.

What is Soma Veda Thai Massage?

Soma Veda Thai Massage facilitates and promotes a harmonious state of being. This type of Thai massage is an excellent alternative therapy for rehabilitation, pain relief and stress reduction. It is nurturing, calming and will expand your idea of body work. This type of massage has also been called “Lazy Man’s Yoga”.

Soma Veda incorporates elements of mindfulness, rocking, deep stretching and rhythmic compression to create a complete healing experience. This body work focuses on balancing energy (meridian lines) and creating awareness of mind, body and spirit in the client and to the practitioner.

How is Soma Veda Thai Massage Given?

This type of massage is performed on a mat on the floor. Received fully clothed, consisting of loose fitting, comfortable clothes. Comfort – no restrains; buckles, bras, belts – 100% loose fitting yoga-like clothes are suggested. Thai massage is deep, therapeutic work using practitioner’s hands and feet, to create intense compression, rhythmic motion and invigorating stretches to evoke an emotional & deep relaxation.

Who Benefits from Thai Massage?

This form of massage has been used on all types of athletes, novice to professional, and non-athletic people looking for deep tissue work, stretching with energy work.  Note: Please allow at least 90 minutes for Soma Veda Massage – 120 minutes is suggested for maximum benefit.

Combine this with Thai Herbal Treatment

If you have injury, soreness, muscle aches you can add Thai Herbal Therapy to aide health promotion. The heated moist herbal therapy will penetrate the skin to promote blood flow to aide healing of soft tissue.

For more information on Holland Health’s Thai Herbal Treatment see Ala Carte Services.
For more information about Holland Health’s aromatherapy options see Aromatherapy.