History of Thai massage

Buddhist origin

Thai massage is an ancient technique that originated in Thailandover 2500 years ago.

Dr. Shivago Komarpahj, an Indian physician and friend of the Buddha is said to have been inspired by yoga to develop this therapy for accessing the well-being of the mind through body massage.

Initially developed exclusively for Buddhist monks, this practice has over the centuries, developed among the people until becoming part of the true Thai art of living.

It is within the temple of Wat Pho “Temple of the Reclining Buddha” that the first texts dealing with these techniques are preciously preserved. This temple is one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok.

The best trainings in Thailand

Since 1962, it has been home to the famous school of Thai massage , thus becoming the guarantor of the preservation of this millennial knowledge. It is to bring this traditional art of living to Paris that Singjan-sabaikaya was created.
Located in the quartier des Abbesses just a few minutes walk from the Sacré-cœur basilica, the team of Singjan-sabaikaya will always welcome you with a delicious Thai tea.

This institute created in the respect of traditional and family values will know how to offer you a traditional Thai massage authentic thanks to its masseuses who are all graduates of the prestigious temple of Wat Pho.

Thai massage is a true ally of modern medicine. In some Thai hospitals, massage is used to accompany patients and help them reduce the feeling of depression by reducing the stress of bedridden patients.

With its de-stressing benefits, massage also significantly reduces sleep disturbancesthus facilitating recovery.

Professional Thai massage is effective in treating chronic pain, such as headaches, insomnia, hypertension, sinusitis.

Thai massage, a wide spectrum of benefits

Moreover, in Thailand, it is customary for young mothers to resort to massage after childbirth to relieve pain due to thigh muscle contractions in particular.
It stimulates vasodilation of the blood vessels thus allowing for improved blood circulation in the body, and thus better circulation of oxygen and nutrients in the body, but also the elimination of toxins from the body.
Improved blood circulation helps to reduce the symptoms of hemorrhoids, variant veins, swelling, back and lumbar pain.

In short, the benefits of massage can be summarized in 3 main points:

– It promotes the relaxation of muscles and tendons.

– It allows the dilation of blood vessels, enabling better blood circulation and function of internal organs.

– It allows the release of endorphins, neuropeptides secreted by the brain, these provide a feeling of euphoria, relaxation and well-being, and act as painkillers.