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Ancient text on Thai Massage

Is any massage given by a Thai person automatically a ‘Thai massage’?

Good question. What we mean when we talk about Thai Massage nowadays, in Thailand is called nuat phaen boran (‘ancient-style massage’) or more recently nuat phaen thai (‘Thai-style massage’). There are many forms of Nuat Boran, but certain characteristics they all have in common: the receiver is dressed and is brought in positions that you could say resemble yoga poses. … Continue reading Is any massage given by a Thai person automatically a ‘Thai massage’?