4 Elements Massage
Duration 100 minute: 10 minute bath + 90 minute massage
In the Thai culture this massage is practiced with a therapeutic aim. It comes from ancient origins linked with the philosophy of the 4 elements creating the universe: Earth, Water, Wind, Fire. Ailments and discomforts in the Thai culture are caused when these elements in the body are not balanced. The different massage techniques combined with the essential oils each linked to its own element, and each possessing different properties, aim to harmonise the elements bringing them back into their natural psycho-physical balance.
The EARTH element helps us to take root and feel connected with our body. When you live inside your mind and become overwhelmed by your thoughts, you should choose the natural essential oil Turmeric. The woody and fresh smell that evokes the earth and nature, alongside the slow and deep massage will work to make you perceive the boarders of your body. Whilst making the mind free and restoring the natural harmony of body and mind.
The WATER element is linked to emotional life. Negative emotion produces tightness in the body. The natural essential oil Lemongrass with the smell of citrus fruits accompanied by a prolonged massage helps to melt the bodies emotional blocks. Restoring the correct natural flow and granting serenity.
The FIRE element represents human heat, joy and energy. Particularly stressing moments reduce our vitality and our sociability. The natural essential oil Rosemary with its uplifting effect, alongside a deep and vigorous massage will give new energy and positivity.
The AIR element represents breath, freshness, lightness and mental clarity. Chaotic thoughts, anxiousness and agitation limit correct breathing and produce tension in the whole body. The natural essential oil Ylang Ylang with its calming properties and a light enveloping massage will produce a deep sensation of wellness.