Thai Yoga Massage Inside-Out journey   Mum-massage

 

 

About the practitioner 

Melody is a qualified massage practitioner from Metta College(London UK) of traditional Thai Yoga massage and a graduate Somatic Movement Educator from the school of  Body-mind Centering® (Embody-move, UK).

Movement and body are of greater fascination for her since an early age. Daughter of two physiotherapists she received a lot of loving and caring touch and has grown up with the believed that touch is a natural need of everyone. She is interested in supporting the natural process of the body to heal itself finding balance, integration and embodiment in life.


 Thai Yoga massage 

Traditional Thai Massage practice is rooted in the Indian tradition of Yoga and Buddhist spiritual practice. The foundation of this massage practice is based on the concept of working on a system of 10 energy lines called ‘Sen’ running through the body (similar to Meridians in Chinese / Japanese medicine) and combine gentle yoga stretches with acupressure technique. 

The aim of a Thai Yoga Massage:

  • Well being of the whole-body ( full-body massage, not focused on curing one area only) 
  • Rebalancing and stimulating free energy flow, 
  • Encouraging deep relaxation and mindfulness, 
  • Helping to restore a general well-being by supporting our body’s natural inclination to heal itself, 
  • Improving mobility and flexibility and helping to relieve pain and tensions.   

 What can you aspect from a Thai Yoga Massage session:

  • A massage session will last around 1 and a half to 2 hours
  • The message is done with clothes on so please wear loose comfortable and warm clothes.
  • It works best on the floor using a futon mattress or a thin firm mat.
  • The treatment involves a flowing and dynamic interaction between giver and receiver so be prepare to have your body shifted in different positions.
  • Depending on availability and space the session can be done at my studio or at your home ( check price, it can change according to travel expenses.   

                                                                                                                                                     

Inside-out journey – from bodywork to movement expression

Based on the Body-mind Centering® principle, “BMC is an integrated approach to movement, body and consciousness. Developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, it is an experiential study based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles, utilizing movement, touch, voice and mind” (http://www.bodymindcentering.com/about ). 

The aim of an Inside-out journey session:

  • Assists the body’s natural ongoing search for health and balance.
  • Increase awareness of the body and its anatomy and stimulate a new way of perception.
  • Opening the possibility to flow from receiving touch into a guided movement exploration, to integrate new healthier movement patterns and ways of expression.
  • Nourishing and grounding in the present moment.

What can you aspect from an Inside-out journey session:

  • The first part of the bodywork session you will be in a receiving mood. In the second part, you will be lead into a more engaged and active movement integration that might be supported by music.
  • The treatment is done with clothes on so please wear loose comfortable and warm clothes. 
  • Combine nurturing and listening touch with gentle mobilization. 
  • Focus on a specific issue relates to the body rather than a symptom only.
  • Works on integration and differentiation of body systems (tissues, nerves, fluid, bones, organs…).

 

 Mum-massage

For women and mothers during or after pregnancy. It combines special and safe massage techniques for pregnancy, while patient lay on a side (or back position if in early pregnancy) applying a fusion of principles of Thai massage and Body-mind Centering®, see above for more info.  Can be done in your home in a comfortable and peaceful environment.

The aim of Mum-massage:

  • Assist the woman body through the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy and life cycles.
  • Increase awareness of the body and anatomical understanding of the body systems.
  • Bring a comforting and nourishing touch that improve mood and lower stress level
  • Relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility
  • Assists the body’s natural ongoing search for health and balance during and after pregnancy 

What can you aspect from a Mum-massage:

  • The treatment is done with clothes on so please wear loose comfortable clothes  
  • Combine nurturing and listening touch with gentle mobilization.
  • Focus on a specific issue relates to the body rather than a symptom only.
  • Works on integration and differentiation of body systems (tissues, nerves, fluid, bones, organs…).

Prices:

Thai Yoga massage

90 minutes: 65 euros

3 sessions: 180 euros

Inside-out Journey

60 minutes: 1 bodywork session 45 euros

90 minutes: 1 bodywork session +movement integration: 65 euros

3 sessions:  120 euros (+movent, 180 euros)

Mum-massage

60 minutes: 45 euros ( 55 euros at your home)

3 sessions: 140 euro