FAQ's

Booking your treatment

  • Please call us on 01273 682129 or visit www.chutimatherapy.co.uk
  • We will request an email address and mobile number in order to send you a confirmation & reminder of your appointment
  • A credit card will also be request to guarantee your appointment

Cancellation or reschedule

  • As courtesy to other clients and our therapists, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment. The full cost of treatment will be charge if you fail to give us notice

When to arrive

  • Please arrive at least 10 minute before your treatment to complete the consultation form
  • If you arrive late, we may not be able to receive your full treatment as a courtesy for next clients

What to wear

  • For full body massage, we will ask you to keep on your under wear, our therapist will leave the room while you undress, you will be covered with towels except the area being worked on
  • For Traditional Thai massage, as we will provide all clients with our comfortable clothes and top, there is no need for special clothing
  • Please avoid to wear your jewelry or bring any valuable stuff here as we cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items
  • For Traditional Thai massage, as we will provide all clients with our comfortable clothes and top, there is no need for special clothing

For your perfect experience at Chutima Therapy

  • Please keep noise levels to a minimum in the treatments room so as not to disturb clients having treatments nearby treatment room
  • As courtesy for clients after you please allow yourself a couple minutes before you get ready after your treatment
  • Water and herbal will be offered after the treatment

After treatment

  • It is important to take time to relax after your treatment
  • Drink plenty of water or herbal teas will help flush out any toxins released by the treatment

Contra-indications

Massage is not recommended for certain people:

  • Infectious skin disease, rash, or open wounds
  • Immediately after surgery
  • Immediately after chemotherapy or radiation, unless recommended by your doctor
  • Prone to blood clots. There is a risk of blood clots being dislodged. If you have heart disease, check with your doctor before having a massagey
  • Pregnant women should check with their doctor first if they are considering getting a massage. Massage in pregnant women should be done by massage therapists who are certified in pregnancy massage
  • Massage should not be done directly over bruises, inflamed skin, unhealed wounds, tumors, abdominal hernia, or areas of recent fractures
  • Any inappropriate behavior person

Additional tips

  • Don’t eat a heavy meal before the massage
  • If it’s your first time at the clinic or spa, arrive at least 10 minutes early to complete the necessary forms. Otherwise, arrive 5 minutes early so you can have a few minutes to rest and relax before starting the massage.
  • Be sure that your massage therapist has your complete health history, because people with certain conditions should not have Thai massage
  • If you feel discomfort at any time, let your massage therapist know

What is Thai massage?

  • Thai massage is believed to have been developed by Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha, physician to Buddha, more than 2,500 years ago in India
  • It made its way to Thailand, where the Ayurvedic techniques and principles gradually became influenced by traditional Chinese medicine
  • For centuries, Thai massage was performed by monks as one component of Thai medicine

What does Thai massage feel like?

  • Thai massage is more energizing and rigorous than more classic forms of massage
  • Thai massage is also called Thai yoga massage, because the therapist uses his or her hands, knees, legs, and feet to move you into a series of yoga-like stretches. Many people say Thai massage is like doing yoga without any work
  • Muscle compression, joint mobilization, and acupressure are also used during treatment
  • People describe Thai massage as both relaxing and energizing

What should I expect during my visit?

  • Thai massage is usually done on a padded mat on the floor
  • No oil is applied, so you are fully dressed. You are usually asked to bring or wear comfortable clothing to the massage
  • A typical Thai massage is 60 minutes to two hours long.

What conditions is Thai massage used for?

Many people find that Thai massage has the following benefits:

  • Relaxes
  • Reduces stress
  • Improves circulation increases energy
  • Increases flexibility
  • Improves range of motion
  • Centers the mind and body

Benefits of using heat in massage

  • Improves the circulation, lymphatic system, general function of organs
  • Deeply relaxes the client – 10 times more relaxation than a normal massage
  • Deeper massage – the heat allows a deeper therapy in a shorter amount of time
  • Ideal as a winter treatment to give added warmth to the client but can be used any time of year

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Chutima Therapy
106 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4ER

Phone: (01273) 682 129

chutima@chutimatherapy.co.uk