Tag: massage

Fire Cupping in Cambodia

In Khmer (Cambodian) culture there is a range of different massage and healing techniques, some very similar to what you’ll see in other parts of Asia. One of those common techniques is cupping, or fire cupping as it sometimes known and shown in this video. There several other types of cupping, but in Cambodia, this is certainly the most widespread… Read more →

Genuine Thai Massage explained

Thai Massage in the Thai language it is usually called nuat phaen thai or nuat phaen boran, and a full massage session may last from one hour to two hours. There is no oil used in a traditional Thai massage, and the client stays dressed, usually in light comfortable clothes supplied by the masseur. It is an is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles,… Read more →

Japanese Shiatsu Massage Explained

Shiatsu in Japanese means “finger pressure”. It is a type of massage consisting of finger and palm pressure, stretches, and other techniques. Shiatsu practitioners believe that a vital energy called qi flows through the body and that their techniques can help remove blockages and initiate self-healing.   The video will give you an introduction.   Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Read more →

Types of Chinese Massage

The art of Chinese massage is one of removing imbalances and balancing Qi that flows through the body, and in particular through different meridians.   What is Qi? In simple terms, Qi can be described as lifeforce or energy. It lies at the root of Chinese Traditional Medicine along with Yin and Yang.   What are meridians? The meridian system… Read more →