Khmer massage VS Thai massage ? Thai massage is practiced throughout the world because of its fame. Following the Chinese medicine knowledge, Thai massage is a succession of pressing and squeezing along the meridians, the body’s energy lines. And what about the Khmer massage ? Thai and Khmer massage have similarities positions but Thai massage has been focus on stretching while the muscles are worked in depth with the Khmer massage.
Starting by the feet, the Thai massage gently rises to the top of the body. Therapists focus a long time on the legs that support the body all day while Khmer Therapists focus on the back. Thai therapists will process some deep stretches after your body has been warmed up. In these assisted stretches, leverage and body weight will be used to twist you into a multitude of positions, while also cracking your spine. Khmer Therapists will use the same technical but for a short time at the end. Both of them, the massage will conclude with you lying with the back of your head in their lap, while they rub your temples and face to release all the stress and tensions left.
Khmer people will regularly be massaged, which explains the multitude of local salons in the cities. Sometimes, prostitution is hidden behind the inexpensive Massage Salons. Hence the need to choose a spa which is not encouraging its practice.
This massage is not only about relaxation, it’s an ancient healing practice taking part of the Cambodian culture. After hours meditation, Monks felt their body tired and used to be massaged to release tensions. So, let you convinced and try it to have your own opinion about, let us a comment !