Thai Yoga massage is a traditional and ancient form of massage. It is a dynamic and flowing treatment that can be energising or relaxing. It will be adjusted to suit you and your needs, so a full consultation is taken at your first session and follow up ones at subsequent sessions. This is a great treatment if you are feeling stiff or inflexible and also great if you are flexible! TYM works on the idea that there are a multitude of invisible energy lines running through the body that carry life force, Prana. Prana is created by the air we breathe and the food we eat. The use of direct thumb pressure on the lines and stretching of these areas, is understood to release tension, inflammation and congestion in the body therefore improving well being and the flow of prana and dispelling weakness illness and disease. This is not a diagnostic treatment but works therapeutically to help release imbalance in the body, mind and spirit. There are direct similarities to yoga and their energy lines, prana nadis and Thai Yoga massage. This type of massage is experienced fully clothed (please wear or bring clothes you can easily stretch in) and on a futon.
Shireen was first introduced to Complementary Therapy through meeting a Reflexologist whilst training as an Adult Nurse at Oxford Brookes in 2002. It inspired her to want to learn about the preventative perspective of health care and how it was just, if not more, important in helping and educating others’ in dis-ease and health.
Shireen trained in a Complementary Therapies Diploma at the City of Bath College and qualified in 2006. She also qualified as a Traditional Thai Master practitioner Diploma in 2008 at the Highly esteemed Body Harmonics Centre in Cheltenham. As an experienced holistic practitioner Shireen is continually developing her skills and furthering her knowledge in holistic health and nutrition through reading, research, attending talks and workshops and has a deep, extensive knowledge and understanding of the human body through various studies and nursing. Shireen’s practice aim is to tailor each treatment as acutely as possible to address the specific problem areas. This can be achieved through incorporating different massage disciplines, giving a uniquely synergistic and individual treatment. Fully qualified and insured practitioner member of the FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)
Thai yoga massage ( including sports and injury)
Ayurvedic massage and treatments
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