About me

My name is Natthacha, I was born in Thailand and came to live in the UK some fifteen years ago. I currently own and run the Chaba Thai Restaurant in the High Street together with my English husband. I am a qualified Thai Masseuse and have previously practised Thai and Oil Massage locally in Abingdon.  We offer realaxing head, foot and back chair-based massage and also the traditional Thai & Oil Massage. All will, I'm sure, leave you feeling rejuvenated. Give my team a call/drop me an email and make a booking. I can also issue gift certificates for friends and loved ones. I must point out, due to some peoples mis-understanding of Thai massage, that this is strictly therapeutic and in no way sexual.

 

Thai Massage

Known in Thailand as นวดแผนโบราณ (Nuat phaen boran) meaning "ancient/traditional massage", Traditional Thai Massage (Nuad Boran) is generally based on a combination of Indian and Chinese traditions of medicine.

Thai Massage – or Nuat Thai – is unique among massage therapies in combining both physical and energetic aspects. It is a deep, full-body massage progressing from the feet up, and focusing on sen or energy lines throughout the body, with the aim of clearing blockages in these lines, and thus stimulating the flow of blood and lymph throughout the body. By the end, one feels both relaxed and energized, in an almost dreamlike state, and typically without pain.

Thai culture is the wellspring of modern massage therapies, and is much more than what is typically considered massage in the West, which accounts for its appeal and attraction to visitors. It combines many different techniques into one all-encompassing system, drawing particularly on acupressure, reflexology, and assisted yoga postures. In short, it is a unique form of Buddhist physiotherapy that blends yoga, acupressure and reflexology.