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Fusing Thai Massage with Structural Bodywork
A western-style treatment of soft tissue focused on:
- Fascial adhesions
- Postural imbalances
- Structural dysfunction
So how does Structural Bodywork fuse with Traditional Thai Massage?
Quite distinct on their own, the two fuse together beautifully.
The result is powerful for:
- Injury recovery and prevention
- Chronic and acute pain
- Decreasing inflammation
- Improving circulation
- Calming the central nervous system
- Relieving stress
- Restoring balance in the body
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have to be flexible?
Absolutely not! Which there is some light stretching involved, it’s more about lengthen the muscles than it is getting a stretch. I work with where you body is now, in this moment.
Will it hurt?
No! Although at times, the work may feel a bit intense, I truly believe the body needs to feel good in order to heal. Working through pain is counterproductive and ultimately not effective so I avoid this.
Is it safe during pregnancy?
Definitely. There are some adjustments we’ll make, like not working with you on your back, but all of the work I do can be modified beautifully during pregnancy. It can help you move through pregnancy with greater ease and less pain, I highly recommend it!
Can I bring my baby or kiddo with me?
Yes! It can be nice to enjoy self-care time away from the little ones, but you can absolutely bring them with you. I have plenty of space for baby to lay with you on your mat, I can set up a pack-n-play or swing for you, and have lots of toys. As a single mama, I understand that you do what you gotta do!
Is it safe during the pandemic?
Yes, research and contact tracing officials have made it clear that wellness and healing services like mine are relatively safe. I say relatively because there is certainly still risk involved (see my protocol below), but there are far riskier activities, including eating out, traveling, attending gatherings. Self-care and wellness are crucial during this time.
My covid protocol shifts as public health officials shift their guidelines. Currently, with the rise of the Omicron variant, my covid precautions have been heightened to include: kn95 masks are provided to all clients; I am fully vaccinated, test weekly, and wear an n95; I practice in my home so you won’t interact with anyone other than me; I keep two hepa filters running AND open up the doors to air the room out between clients; and of course everything is sanitized between clients.
How do I schedule?
The first step is to book a new client in-take call. It’s free and 15 minutes long. We’ll discuss what you’re looking for, answer any questions you may have, and get you scheduled for your first session.
Do I leave my clothes on?
Will I lay on a massage table?
No, sessions are performed on a traditional Thai floor mat.
The best aftercare practices include rest, extra hydration, gentle movement and stretching, and checking in with me if anything comes up.
How frequently should I receive bodywork?
I recommend every 1-2 weeks. This allows us to work deeply yet subtly, and make steady progress without giving your body time to revert back to previous holding patterns. Too much time between sessions, in the healing process, makes it difficult to make the intended changes. That being said, we can only do what we can do! I’m happy to work with you to find what fits with your needs as well.