Thai massage has its roots in a spiritual tradition, and its purpose is to heal a person physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Because of this policy, a valid credit card number is required at time of booking. Many American massage therapists are serious students who have traveled to Asia for intensive programs, but others might have to take a weekend workshop. It is highly therapeutic, focusing on the pressure points, energy lines, breath and basic body forces. First, the spa needs a room with a large, padded mat in order to offer Thai massage. They might use the weight of their body to move your body into various positions to achieve passive stretching. The system isnt designed to help answer questions or help you make the adjustments that work for you. I am limiting the number of monthly clients I work with to eight, so there will be no time rush and scheduling will be easy.