Category Archives: Thai Massage

Chiang Mai 2019 – first report

I’m writing this in a hostel in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. I’m here to take further training in Thai massage with Ajahn (Master) Suwat at Thara Massage. I called about coming in January about the start of … Continue reading

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Study at Thara Thai Massage

Today was my last day studying with Ajahn Suwat at Thara Thai Massage in Chiang Mai.  (Ajahn is a Thai title, meaning something like ‘master’.)  I’m very happy that I chose to study with Suwat, and grateful that he accepted me … Continue reading

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My Journey to Thara Massage

This could be a philosophical post about how I came be be studying Thai massage as the only Student (currently) at a massage clinic specialising in the therapy aspects of the practice.  But actually it’s just going to be about … Continue reading

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 Thai Cookery Day

The last time I stayed in Chiang Mai I would often be walking past the Asia Scenic cookery school on my way back from massage school or on my way to get something to eat.  Whatever they were doing in … Continue reading

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Travel to Chiang Mai

This is my fourth visit to Thailand and my third to the northern city of Chiang Mai.  Each time I’ve taken a different airline.  This was my first time with Oman Air.  The flight out of Heathrow was delayed by … Continue reading

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Upper Back Pain Massage Course

Last year I attended a wonderful course for advanced students in Thai massage at the Mudhita School in London focusing on the causes and treatment of lower back pain.  This year the same team of Ralf Marzen and Cyprian Londt … Continue reading

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Rocking and Rhythm in Thai Massage

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending another five day course at MUDITA School of Thai Yoga Massage  near Liverpool Street in London.  The theme was Rocking and Rhythm in Thai Massage taught by Ralf Marzen. … Continue reading

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Thai massage website launch

It’s here – finally!  My new website for traditional Thai massage in Tonbridge, Kent, is up and running.  I’ve put a link at the top of this blog or you can visit directly by visiting. Since receiving my first … Continue reading

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Physician Heal Thyself!

Just to make it clear: I’m not a Physician.  At least not in a Western sense.  But this week something was going wrong in my own body.  Laying in bed overnight on Monday I could feel some sciatic pain in … Continue reading

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Thai Massage for Lower Back Pain

We are just back from a week’s holiday in Mallorca.  Getting a tan to top up the feel-good of summer before the winter has us bogged down in heavy clothes and sinking into a more contemplative phase.  Hence my delayed … Continue reading

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