There is a common claim made by some massage therapists that “massage can help you lose weight”. In online discussions of massage therapy, it is increasingly common to see massage promoted as a weight loss technique. Sounds too good to be true, right? You cancel the gym membership, lie and get massaged for a couple [...]
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Stress at work is hardly an uncommon experience for London professionals – especially with the Brexit fallout (don’t blame us, we can’t vote). But while some stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with your performance at work and make it much less rewarding. Enduring consistently high stress levels can have a seriously detrimental effect [...]
If you have never had a deep tissue massage, you’re missing out! Not everyone needs the intensity of these therapeutic massages but if you are wondering whether a deep tissue massage would be right for you, here are a few things you knead (ahem) to know before making a booking. So what is deep tissue [...]
We’ve written before about massage to help recovery – helping decrease muscle inflammation and soreness and help with quick recovery. Massage is widely deployed in warm-up and recovery techniques in sports, with studies published showing the ability for massage to decrease muscle soreness and increase flexibility. But how about massage to help develop overall fitness? [...]
Seems intuitive, doesn’t it? After exercise a massage should help with recovery? There is plenty of evidence of massage therapy helping with pain and recovery from injury, but until quite recently there was only anecdotal evidence of the effects of massage on healthy muscle tissue. Most (us included) relied on the fact that we knew [...]
From today we are proud to be supporting the Thai Children’s Trust (www.thaichildrenstrust.org.uk). The Thai Children’s Trust invests in a range of projects in Thailand that give shelter, safety, education and hope to Thai children living in desperate poverty. For more than 30 years the charity has worked to improve the lives of the poorest [...]
We thought it was high time we updated our original post here, having enjoyed a couple of new Thai restaurant openings in our London neighbourhood. Both are completely authentic and already frequented by us - there is Nha Mor (45 Crispin Street) and Som Saa (43A Commercial Street). Nha Mor Nha Mor is just a [...]
We should say first that we are not specialists in “pregnancy massage”, so while we do not provide pregnancy massage specifically, we can provide a tailored massage for ladies in their second trimester. We will absolutely do our best to look after you, but please bear with us if we need to do a risk [...]
We were delighted to welcome three monks from Wat Buddharam (a Thai temple in Wanstead, London), for a blessing for good luck and prosperity (and for lunch!)
Here are a few tips for after your massage in London: Take Your Time You may feel reinvigorated after your massage, but don’t just leap straight off the bed. You could be lightheaded getting up, so take your time. Sit on the bed for a moment and take a couple of deep breaths. Have a [...]