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This is a great new studio located in the Linwood Square Shopping Center
On the corner of Route 9 & Central Ave (By Cheese Board)
My class is Monday 6:30-7:30pm & Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30
Drop in Rate is $15 or you can get a series of classes at a lower rate.
*** Thai Yoga Bodywork ***
At Hummingbird Yoga Studio
With Laura Germanio OTR, RYT
What is Thai Yoga Bodywork?
Thai Yoga bodywork combines passive yoga stretches with massage techniques to relax the body and quiet the mind. Each technique works to open the energy channels of the body to create balance and leave the receiver feeling calm yet invigorated. A Thai Bodywork session incorporates elements of acupressure, massage, meditation, assisted stretching, joint mobilizations, energy work and yoga postures with a basis in the science of Ayurveda.
What Does a Session Look Like?
Thai Yoga Bodywork is done on a large mat or cushion on the floor. Both the therapist and the participant are dressed in “Yoga” type attire. The room is prepared with soothing music and low lighting. The therapist moves, manipulates and massages the participant into passive yoga postures to enhance the feeling of opening and relaxation. The movement though out the session is slow and meditative, as the therapist uses their hands, forearms, elbows and knees to guide movements and apply pressure. The traditional treatment session is 90 minutes long to enable the therapist to perform a full body treatment. Visit my website to see pictures and videos to gain a better understanding of what to expect during your session:
What are the Benefits of Thai Yoga Bodywork?
The Thai Yoga Bodywork techniques combine stretching with manual massage to bring about a release of held tension. The nervous system is calmed, the internal organs are massaged and circulation enhanced. The body becomes balanced, relaxed and open to enhance overall health. Upon completion of the session there is a feeling of deep peace and wellbeing. A specialized Thai Bodywork treatment can be specialized to address the individual client’s injuries, health concerns or imbalances.
What is the Theory behind Thai Yoga Bodywork?
Traditional Thai massage puts a strong emphasis on the relationship between the therapist and participant. The Therapist is in a deeply focused and meditative state to improve communication and receptivity to the subject’s needs. The therapist moves slowly and mindfully to convey the feeling of Metta or loving-kindness. In this system the body is seen as a dynamic entity of interconnected energy, emotion, spirit and physical components. If any of the energy lines (Sen Lines & meridians) in the body are blocked or unbalanced it can lead to difficulty in these components. The personalized treatment received during a Thai Bodywork sessions opens these energy channels to create balance and harmony throughout all systems of the body. There is also a strong connection to the science of Ayurveda. Each component used by the therapist works to bring balance to the three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha). The emphasis is on creating balance in the body to prevent dis-ease.
30 minutes- $45
This 30 minute session is a focused treatment session to work on a specific area or issue that you want addressed. This is a great tune up for any problem areas, to bring you back into balance.
60 minutes- $70
The 60 minute session is a shortened version of the full body treatment with an emphasis on areas of need.
90 minutes- $95
The 90 minute treatment is a comprehensive full body Thai Yoga Massage to open, balance and relax every part of the body. The participant leaves feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated, while the extended session allows for the participant to reach a deeper level of meditation.
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Contact Laura to Schedule an appointment at 609-992-9548 or LG2737@aol.com
At Hummingbird Yoga Studio:
Monday & Wednesday (Following Gentle Yoga) at 7:45pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:15pm
Saturday: from 11:30am to 5pm
Sunday: From 11:00am to 5pm