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Acknowledgments Foreword by Sudhir Jonathan Foust Part One: The Philosophy 1. From Temple Art to Healing Art 2. Theoretical Foundations: The Sen Lines, the Doshas, and Western Medical Principles 3. The Dancing Meditation of Thai Yoga Massage 4. The Practitioner/Client Relationship Part Two: The Practice 5. Introduction 6. Sitting Postures 7. Double- and Single-Foot Postures 8. Sen Work on Legs 9. Single-Leg Postures 10. Side-Lying Postures 11. Back-Position Postures 12. Double-Leg Postures 13. Abdomen, Chest, Arm, and Hand Postures 14. Session Closure Appendix 1: Personal Health Questionnaire Appendix 2: Ayurvedic Constitution Questionnaire Resources Suggested Reading

About the Author

Kam Thye Chow is one of the world's foremost practitioners and has taught massage in Thailand and throughout Europe and North America. He is the author of Tai Chi Chuan: Mindfulness in Motion and his writings also have been featured in Massage Magazine, Bodywork, and other healing arts journals. He is the founder and director of the Lotus Palm School in Montreal.

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"Necessary reading for anyone interested in this indigenous healing art and its contemporary practice. Kam Thye Chow is a sensei of the art and spirit of his work." * Robert Calvert, founder of Massage Magazine and author of The History of Massage * "Only a true master of Thai massage could present this profound healing art with such clarity and precision, and make it so accessible." * Swami Ramananda, president of the Integral Yoga Institute of New York * "A dynamic guide, therapists should add Thai Yoga Massage to their home instructional reference libraries." * The Bookwatch, September 2004, Vol.26 No.9 * "This is a must-have for anyone interested in a dynamic therapy for physical well being." * Nexus, March/April 2004 * "I highly recommend this text for practicioners who are flexible and love floor work." * Massage Today, November 2003, Vol.3 No.11 * "A supremely accessible teacher, Kam Thye is masterful with detail and nuance in the develpment and transmission of this ancient practice." * Stephen Cope, author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self *

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