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Origin and Brief history of thai massage

Its origin dates back more than 2,500 years in Ayurvedic medicine in India and has cultural influences from China and other Southeast Asian countries. This type of massage is linked to the expansion of Buddhism in Asia, which is why it also has roots in yogic philosophy. Its official founder is considered to have been Chiwaka Komaraphat, a physician and contemporary friend of Buddha; in fact, traditional Thai massage developed over the centuries within Buddhist temples, as a physical way to expand the benefits of meditation. That is why it has a spiritual aspect. It uses passive stretching combined with pressure on the muscles to be treated to unblock the physical, emotional and mental body, allowing harmony and correcting imbalance and disease. This acupressure on certain points of the body releases tension in the muscle tissue at a deeper level than that achieved with other types of massage.

Thai massage, so closely related to the medicine of its country, is said to be an example of the “Four States of Divine Mind” in the

Buddhist teaching: kindness, compassion, vicarious joy and equanimity; These embody the spirit in which traditional Thai medical services were delivered.

Benefits of thai massage

  • Provides general well-being

  • Increase mobility

  • Reduces body tension helping to destress

  • Improves posture by stretching the muscles and mobilizing the spine

  • Enter the energy flow of the meridians restoring balance throughout the body working on the energy lines

  • It serves to strengthen the nervous system

  • Reduces stress and helps fight insomnia, anxiety and the feeling of tiredness

  • Regulates the mood harmonizing body, mind and spirit

  • It can improve breathing capacity

  • Helps eliminate toxins

  • Activates and irrigates the blood in the treated areas

  • Activates the lymphatic system


Enjoy with us a detailed experience of calm and pleasure.

All of our treatments begin with a refreshing welcome jasmine tea (or other varieties available to you if you wish). Take the moment to start your time of disconnection listening to the sound of the water and the soft Thai music, in comfort while choosing your massage; Our therapists can guide you in your choice or clarify any questions according to your needs. It is recommended to report possible allergies, high blood pressure or any other physical condition or abnormality that requires special attention, as well as if you are pregnant. Also, it is preferable not to undergo any treatment immediately after a large meal.

Once you go to your private room, you will find for your comfort a changing closet, jewelry box, bathrobe and slippers, and you will be provided with the necessary attire according to the type of massage you have chosen, as well as disposable underwear. You can make any adjustment (light intensity, temperature) to suit you. Then you will enjoy our foot massage ritual with hot water and natural scents. According to the ancient Ayurvedic masters, the feet are a map of our body and inner physiognomy, so when they relax, we automatically do so, helping us to increase the feeling of well-being.

At the end of your specific massage with oil you can make use of shower. If you have chosen the VIP room, you will have 30 private minutes at your disposal to enjoy the Jacuzzi with two glasses of champagne. All clients will be able to enjoy another tea upon departure to restore fluids and reserve one more moment to enjoy the sensations that their massage may have brought them.

Please come to Nava Thai 15 minutes before the time of your reservation in order not to delay the schedule of the following clients. In the event of cancellation, we would appreciate it if you could let us know  in advance. If you arrive 15 minutes later than your time, you could lose the right to it, or the duration of treatment may be reduced. However, in the event that there were no more services with reservations planned ahead, you could still enjoy it as scheduled. All rooms will be properly disinfected after use.

Please note that our treatments are only permitted for those over the age of 16.

This establishment is designed to create a calm and relaxed atmosphere at all times, as well as to safeguard the privacy of our clients. That is why we ask you to collaborate with us maintaining a serene environment, avoid phone calls as much as possible, activate the silent mode on your mobile or take care not to raise your voice more than necessary. Keep in mind that this is your “moment” of calm. Also, Nava Thai is a smoke-free space.