One of the first Thai yoga massage practitioners in North America, Kam Thye Chow has taught Thai massage in Thailand and throughout Europe, Canada, and the United States. The author of Thai Yoga Massage and Thai Yoga Therapy for Your Body Type, he is the founder and director of the Lotus Palm School in Montreal. Kam Thye Chow lives in Montreal.
This book presents 50 advanced Thai yoga postures as well as treatment plans for 8 common ailments including back pain, headaches, and anxiety. Each treatment plan includes a one-hour Thai yoga routine and practices for continued healing.
In this comprehensive guide for practitioners, Kam Thye Chow leads readers through every aspect of this unique therapy that combines stretching, breath work, assisted yoga postures, and pressure point therapy, from its history and philosophy to an illustrated presentation of a complete Thai yoga massage session. Information on contraindications, anatomy, and physiology integrates Western medical knowledge and theory with this ancient tradition.
Thai Yoga Therapy for Your Body Type bridges the practice of Thai Yoga Massage with its ancient Ayurvedic roots to offer a complete and holistic healing modality. Practitioners learn how to customize their work with the appropriate massage approach, recommended yoga asanas, breathing techniques, and diet and lifestyle tips.
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