Downward dog with some dogs in Koh Phangyan

Downward dog with some dogs in Koh Phangyan

When planning our holidays, we like them to be active, so on a recent trip to Thailand, we looked to do a bit of yoga at the end of our stay.  The closest one to us offering drop in Vinyasa classes was Samma Karuna, opposite the Art Café, after Haad Chao Pao beach.  Classes are held in an outdoor studio and are suitable for all levels.  

Massages are far from the same

Massages are far from the same

As someone who’s had lots of massage I know what I like and what I don’t like. I obviously have different expectations for each type of treatment I’m getting.  If you’re new to massage, go into each treatment knowing that no massage ever feels the same. How your body reacts will be different and each therapist has their own style and skill.

How Will A Deep Tissue (Sports) Massage Feel?

How Will A Deep Tissue (Sports) Massage Feel?

A common question people ask is: will a sports massage / deep tissue massage hurt?

This very much depends on the individual.  Deep tissue massage feels different for everyone.  People may be suffering different conditions, conditions may be chronic or acute, they have different levels of fitness and they have different pain thresholds.