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Top 10 Thai Massage Therapists near Auburn, WA

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
GREAT VALUE
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"Great massage really helped my lower back and left shoulder"

$70

estimated cost

5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 14 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"ST bodywork provided a relaxing massage and good conversation. I felt 100% comfortable stripping down and laying on a table for a stranger. He was able to work out some knots which had bothered me for quite a whike."

$89

estimated cost

4.9
from 10 reviews
4.9
(10)
GREAT VALUE
  • 6 years in business
"Sarai is a very talented healer. I receive many types of massages with Sarai, including thai, lomi lomi, deep tissue, and acupressure. My visits are followed by feeling much better physically, emotionally and mentally."

$95

estimated cost

5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Was great, the stretching was exactly what I needed."

$130

estimated cost

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4.9
from 38 reviews
4.9
(38)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
"Oh, I needed that! A fantastic massage. Katie was responsive, punctual, and professional. I had a deep tissue massage and will definitely request her services again. Highly recommended."
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5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"I've had quite a lot of issues with my lower back and after my first massage with Rebecca I felt so relaxed and so much relief that I've since seen her several times and will continue to do so! She is really welcoming, great energy and has a very intuitive touch. Each visit we check in to discuss different options for the particular massage which I really like. If you need some relaxation, specific body work or just a really good massage, I can't recommend Rebecca enough!"
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5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"Julie gives the best massage. If you want relax sore muscles then look no further. Julie listens to your needs and customizes the massage just for you. Julie rocks!!!!"
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5.0
from 8 reviews
5.0
(8)
  • 3 years in business
"Michael is an excellent therapist. He has incredible intuitive ability to tune in to your body and to work with it, without forcing or causing great pain. Not only does he know a variety of massage techniques, but he makes you feel comfortable and nurtured while giving you the best massage you'll ever have."
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4.9
from 8 reviews
4.9
(8)
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"A massage with Sara is always a life saver! She has a wonderful manner and seems to know how to smooth out those rough & tense spots in your body. I know I am in "excellent hands" on Sara's table!! Just love her❤️"
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"I LOVED my massage by Bethany! She tends to your specific needs! I have another appointment with her and was even able to convince hubby to make an appointment!"
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What is a traditional Thai massage?

Traditional Thai massage is a different experience if you’ve only ever had a Swedish or deep tissue massage. In Thai massage, you wear loose-fitting clothing (often provided by the massage therapist) and start by lying on a mat. Throughout the massage, the therapist moves your body into various seated and prone positions, which stretch and release your muscles and soft tissue. Although your body is moving, the therapist is doing all the work, making it feel similar to supported yoga. The massage therapist will bend, stretch, and compress and lengthen your body using their hands, forearms, elbows and even feet. Don’t be alarmed by the feet! Many studios have overhead supports that allow the practitioners to safely walk on your back, releasing tight adhesions and promoting ease. Thai massage can be both invigorating and relaxing. It is an excellent option for keeping your muscles in good health if you regularly work out, or if you want to overcome a lack of flexibility. Studies show that Thai massage can increase blood circulation, improve flexibility, reduce muscle tension and enhance mental well-being.

What is a deep tissue full body massage?

A deep tissue full body massage is a form of healing bodywork. At your first massage, your massage therapist will do a brief intake. They will ask you questions about the type of pressure you’d like to receive during your deep tissue massage, any previous massage experience you’ve had, and any injuries or sensitivities you have. You can remain clothed, or the massage therapist will provide draping so that even if you’re not wearing clothes you are always fully covered. Deep tissue massage may be a good option for people with chronic pain or muscle tension. The systematic deep tissue strokes will work to break down any scar tissue or stiff tissues and create ease in your body again. Massage therapists use their hands, forearms, fists and knuckles to knead and stroke your muscles and loosen adhesions. Although deep tissue massage work is intense, it should not be painful, so communicate clearly with your massage therapist so they know if you’re having any discomfort. The national average cost of a deep tissue massage is between $70 and $90.

Do deep tissue massages work?

Deep tissue massage not only feels fabulous, it can provide results. The massage technique targets deeper layers of muscle and your connective tissue. For its ability to stimulate those deeper muscles, deep tissue massage is commonly used during recuperation from sports-related and other injuries, according to the Mayo Clinic. Deep tissue massage has been proved to reduce high blood pressure and a range of other ailments. Deep tissue and other types of massage are frequently used for relieving stress, managing pain, breaking down scar tissue, relieving muscle tension and improving health. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health cites the following as health conditions for which that deep tissue massage can provide relief:

  • Chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, and osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Labor pains
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Fibromyalgia pain and fatigue
  • Headaches
  • HIV/AIDS

The proper deep tissue massage may also benefit preterm infant health. Cancer patients may experience reduced pain, increased relaxation, and improved mood.

Is it good to have a Thai massage?

Thai massage not only feels good, it has proven health benefits. In general, massage can reduce stress, relieve pain, decrease negative symptoms from chronic illness, and promote wellness. But Thai massage, in addition to all these health benefits, is especially wonderful for improving flexibility and can also be highly beneficial to athletes or anyone who has regular strain on their muscles. During a Thai massage, the massage therapist will move your body through a variety of yoga-like poses and postures, all with the intention of loosening your muscles, improving your circulation and promoting bodily wellness. A study by the Journal of Physical Therapy Science showed the benefits of Thai massage during and after athletic performance:

  • Improved physical fitness and flexibility, attributed to reduced muscle tension and increased blood flow to muscles.
  • Increased muscle blood supply, which may allow the muscles to get more oxygen and nutrients from the blood, giving them more endurance and strength.
  • Enhanced positive mood states and psychological well-being, both of which promote physical recovery.

What is the purpose of a deep tissue massage?

There are many reasons to get a deep tissue massage. A deep tissue massage can release adhesions — also known as knots — that are causing painful tension in your muscles. Deep tissue massage can promote healing and ease discomfort related to illnesses such as cancer, chronic headaches, osteoarthritis of the knee, chronic neck or back pain, depression, and more, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. If you have an old sports injury such as shin splints, or a bad back from an old car accident, deep tissue massage can promote healing in your traumatized and scarred soft tissues and get you on the road to recovery. The strokes and techniques used in deep tissue massage work to lengthen soft tissue structures that have stiffened and hardened into knotty adhesions that allow minimal movement. Deep tissue massage can loosen these adhesions so that long-standing scar tissue releases and you can gain more mobility and more freedom from stiffness and pain. And it just feels good. The national average cost of a deep tissue massage is between $70 and $90.

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