Spiritual Thai - Paul Davis
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, Herbal Medicine Practitioner in London
Not a 'masseuse' but a professional physical therapist. I offer traditional, floor-based Thai Massage - as well as Thai medicine! I cover South East London areas from New Cross - Bromley, Blackheath - Croydon. I operate from a harmoniously peaceful base in Brockley SE4 - plus I also offer home visits (a floor area the size of a double bed is generally required for me to give best treatments) for just £5 extra! So, you don't need to go anywhere, you can receive dedicated therapy in your own home! Focussing on remedial bodywork to soften your tight, knotted tissue (backs need fixing!) and well as slow relaxing, de-stressing treatment, both in a hygienic environment.
I study and practice various aspects of traditional Thai medicine - covering skin ‘scraping' (sounds far worse than it is, believe me) to release the antibodies which cause common colds and bugs; I use oils, balms and liniments - AND also hot/warm THAI HERBAL COMPRESESS!
*For those of you suffering with anxiety or sleep issues, I also offer NEUROMUSCULAR POINT-RELEASE therapy. My website and all social media platforms are now near completion.
Background & Qualifications
From a devotion to the Yoga's, resistance training and martial arts, I know exactly how a sore, needy body can feel. Having developed a keen interest in self-treating for muscle relaxation, then turning my attention on assisting others, I was looking towards a career change in sports Physiotherapy or Osteopathy. However, through attending a course in deep tissue massage and another in Usi Reiki hands healing, fate introduced me to the art of Thai "yoga" Massage and I was hooked form the start! It just made sense. However, the magic stems from the fact that my chosen teaching lineage includes a modern-day Reusi in rural Thailand from whom much incredible, almost lost knowledge has been handed down. I am graced with daily study of this knowledge and as such I maintain specific Thai values and traditions within my practice.
I hold a Practitioners Foundation Diploma in Thai 'Yoga' Massage via LITYM and a Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology.
I work with many, many Yoga teachers and practitioners, cyclists and dancers and sports players. Therefore, I work on sore legs, Hip Flexors, I-T bands, tight Calve's, Hamstrings and Gluteals, Quad's (thigh), the whole of the back area and neck work. Additionally, I practice Indian-style head massage - often as a stand-alone treatment if required. I also work with manual workers, office workers, stressed parents .... you name it!
Approach to Therapy & How I Work
I listen to my clients and discuss at lengths what their needs are. Focussing on remedial bodywork to soften your tight, knotted tissue, as well as slow relaxing, de-stressing treatments, both in a hygienic environment.
Within the framework of remedial therapy, after an initial consultation (no separate fee!), I study postural alignment and breathing patterns. Your painful shoulder issue may emanate from a lower limb or back problem! My core aim is to help you and I take great pleasure in doing just that!
Thai bodywork - regularly referred to as "very deep work", which it can be if that's what's needed and if my client prefers that, or it can also be approached in a slow, calm, gradual manner - comprises of tissue compressions (deep or not) and many other techniques to manipulate the soreness; In addition, many stretches and mobility techniques are used.
My style is the traditional, floor-based work using a specially constructed Thai massage mat - while both patient and practitioner are fully clothed. I do offer trad' Thai fisherman's pants should they be required.
Therapies & Rates
Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.
|Herbal Medicine||In Person||Please Call|
|Thai Massage||In Person||£40 per 60 minutes|
Additional Rate Information
Standard (other than special offers) rates: 60-minute floor-based treatment: £40 90-minute floor-based treatment: £50 * Neuromuscular Point-Release therapy for anxiety, emotional stress and sleep issues - 60 minutes: £30
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