Indonesian Traditional Massage Course
This Indonesian massage therapy course is only available to students who have successfully completed the Tui Na Foundation courses or qualified Swedish, holistic or sports massage therapists.
Indonesian Traditional Massage which includes Javanese and Balinese massage is similar to Ayurvedic massage and dates back almost as far as Chinese.
It could be regarded as one of the original oil based massages.
It is an amalgam of ancient therapeutic techniques whose variety is endless.
In Indonesian massage pushing techniques predominate, working very deeply to ease muscle and joint pain. Indonesian Traditional Massage is an ancient system of healing which relies upon deep pressure massage to break down tensely knotted tissue and promote harmony of body, mind and soul.
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Oil is used for Indonesian Massage, which is strongly therapeutic, and has a beneficial effect on the body’s circulation and lymphatic system by releasing it’s regenerative and self healing powers.
Indonesian massage is performed on a mat on the floor or on a massage couch or when seated on a chair.
Unlike other oil based forms of Western massage, Indonesian techniques are designed to give very deep stimulation to the soft tissues.
These techniques particularly affect the connective tissue of the muscles – the myofascia and tendons. It is a highly effective treatment for sports injuries.