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Don’t forget we can visit you at home or you can come to our Senergize Garden House in the Jordaan, Amsterdam.
Louis came to traditional Thai Yoga Massage through his deep love of yoga. He enjoys exploring the many crossover points the two practices share. A massage is a moving meditation for both recipient and practitioner which ultimately (as in yoga) unites the mind, body and spirit. He continues his studies at the International Training Massage School Amsterdam where he has passed the Nuad Bo Rarn (Northern Style) Level I Thai Yoga Massage course. He is also currently undertaking the Teacher Training Traditional Thai Yoga Massage course there.
Frequently asked questions
Q: What is traditional Thai Yoga Massage?
A: It’s an ancient therapeutic practice originating in the temples of Thailand around 4 - 5000 years ago by Buddhist monks who originally came from India. It helps maintain the immune system, prevents illness and reduces stress and tension.
By stimulating the body’s sen lines and acupressure points it clears blockages, boosts energy, increases blood flow and cleanses the lymphatic drainage system. The invigorating stretches help keep the body toned and supple. Many of the positions are similar to yoga poses and the practice is sometimes called ‘passive yoga’.
Q: What can I expect at my first massage?
A: You will be asked to complete a short health questionnaire. Please make sure you highlight any relevant medical conditions. If there are any particular parts of your body that need special attention, or are to be avoided, please don’t hesitate to say.
Q: Do I have to undress for a Thai Yoga Massage?
A: No, you keep all your clothes on. Wear a long sleeved top and trousers or leggings. Choose things you feel comfortable in.
Q: Do you use massage oils?
A: No we don't.
Can I receive a massage if have an injury or condition?
It depends what it is. Check with your doctor first and, if they say it’s ok, make sure you notify me before the massage.
Where does the name Senergize come from?
In traditional Thai Yoga Massage it’s thought that energy flows through the body’s Sen lines, which massage and acupressure help to keep unblocked. Senergize combines ‘Sen’ and ‘energize’ - suggesting health and vitality while still making a connection to the practices ancient roots.