Nuad Boran or Thai Bodywork is a 2000-year old healing art that draws from Ayurvedic principles and combines passive assisted stretching, yoga therapy and massage techniques to increase joint mobility and open the energy lines of the body.
It is a whole body therapeutic treatment, performed clothed on a comfortable floor mat with bolsters and pillows. The practitioner utilizes their body leverage to gently move the client into various yoga positions through efficient movement, breath, conscious touch, and rhythm.
Carrie combines traditional Thai work with her methodology Rasamaya and Ayurveda, utilizing marma points (acupressure points) and nadis/ sen (meridian lines) to bring more fluidness (rasa) into the joints and muscles of the body. The treatment is graceful, nurturing and aligned with the needs of the client. The work can be deep or gentle depending on preference.
The results of Thai bodywork is increased flexibility and circulation, strengthened immune system, relief of muscular tension, relaxation, and an overall feeling of rejuvenation and well-being. You do not need to be flexible or a yoga practitioner to receive this treatment. It is excellent for chronic pain and stiffness, as well as mild rheumatoid arthritis.