History of traditional Thai massage

Thai massage is an ancient technique that has its origins in India more than 2500 years ago.

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

Originally developed exclusively for Buddhist monks, this practice has been developed over centuries and has been an integral part of the true Thai way of life.

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

Since 1962, it houses the famous Thai massage school, becoming the guarantor of the preservation of this ancient knowledge. It is to bring this traditional art of living in Paris that Singjan-sabaikaya was created. Located in the Abbesses district a few minutes walk from the Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Singjan-sabaikaya’s team will always welcome you with delicious Thai tea.

This institute creates in the respect of the traditional and family values ​​will know how to offer you an authentic traditional Thai massage thanks to its masseuses who are all graduates of the prestigious temple of the WatPo.

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.

By its de-stressing benefits, massage also significantly reduces sleep disorders thus facilitating recovery.

Thai professional massage is effective in the treatment of chronic pain, such as headaches, insomnia, hypertension, sinusitis.

Moreover, in Thailand, it is usual for young mothers to use massage after delivery to relieve pain due to muscular contractions of the thigh. It stimulates the vasodilatation of the blood vessels thus improving blood circulation in the body, and thus a better circulation of oxygen and nutrients in the body but also the elimination of toxins from the body. Improved blood circulation helps reduce symptoms of hemorrhoids, varicose veins, swelling, back and lower back pain.

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

– It promotes the relaxation of muscles and tendons.

– It allows the dilation of the blood vessels, allowing a better blood circulation and a better functioning of the internal organs.

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