Specializes in Thai Yoga Massage. Chloe trained in the art of traditional Thai Yoga Massage in the northern hills of Thailand at the Sunshine Network School, embedded in the Lahu Village a few hours north of Chiang Mai. She was taught by Andrea Baglioni. During her training she also dived deeper into spiritual and Buddhist practices of Vipassana meditation, chanting, breathwork, Qi Gong and Tai Chi. She went on to further her Thai training in Europe with Itzak Helman and New York with Diana Selier. Since 2018 Chloe’s path has been focused on honing and developing her own intuitive bodywork style, incorporating biodynamic craniosacral technique, Ayurveda, and Yoga.
Her technique includes gentle stretching, rocking, acupressure, attention to the fascial network and joint mobility, as well as energy line work, to support the receiver in the practice of surrender- of releasing non functional tension and blocked energy in the body, and allow the mind to return to presence and peace.
Traditional Thai Yoga Massage can involve a lot of dynamic movement as it follows a sequence of contact between the practitioner and receiver from the feet to the head. Chloe’s focus on restoration aims to lull the recipient into a place of ease and calm by creating a feeling of being safely held through deep listening and trust. Chloe understands that giving over permission to move and manipulate one’s body can feel extremely vulnerable.
“The body is an amazing mechanism and there is always more to learn and explore, it is not separate from the mind, yet we’re often unconscious of how much stress and anxiety our bodies hold on to. The mind has clever coping mechanisms in place to distract us from our visceral sensations. We tend to push emotions down into the corners of our being until something rises up to a heightened level and spills out. Calming compassionate physical touch allows stiffness and stagnation to release and transmute, offering the body a safe way to let go of anything it’s been holding onto unnecessarily. When we feel at home in our bodies, we can make healthier choices”
Sessions are practiced on a padded floor mat and recipients should wear loose comfortable clothes suitable for yoga style movement.
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