You dont have to delve very deep into Thai society to catch a glimpse of how central massage is to the country's culture. Massage studios continue to proliferate in every Bangkok neighborhood, which both young and old visit regularly, extolling the virtues of massage with gusto.
Having long shed its seedy image, Thai massage -- sometimes called lazy mansyoga -- has become an internationally revered practice. Thai massagestudios have now become a staplethroughout salons in Europe, with loads of Thai-trained therapists moving to work abroad every year.
What is it?
Thai massage is a highly interactive massage where the practitioner aims to rejuvenate your energy levels by