As the world looks towards holistic healing, many ancient practices have resurfaced in modern times, offering profound insights into the interconnectedness of the body, mind and spirit. Among these practices, Thai Yoga Bodywork stands out as a powerful means for aligning the body’s energy centres, known as Chakras. Originating from ancient Bharath, this therapeutic technique combines assisted yoga stretches, acupressure and energy work to promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

What’s Thai Yoga Bodywork?

Thai Yoga Bodywork is rooted in the belief that the body contains a network of energy channels, or Sen lines, through which vital life force, or prana, flows. When these energy pathways become blocked or imbalanced, it can lead to physical discomfort, emotional distress and a sense of disconnection from oneself. By applying gentle pressure along the Sen lines and guiding the recipient through Yoga-inspired stretches, Thai Bodywork practitioners aim to release tension, stimulate energy flow and restore harmony within the body.

At the core of Thai Yoga Bodywork lies the concept of Chakras, which are spinning vortexes of energy located along the spine. According to ancient Eastern philosophies, there are seven main Chakras, each corresponding to different aspects of our being, from our physical health to our emotional state and spiritual awareness. By working with these energy centres, Thai Bodywork practitioners can help facilitate the free flow of energy throughout the body, promoting balance and healing on all levels.

Thai Yoga Bodywork and the Chakras

Thai Yoga Bodywork aligns with each of the seven Chakras, offering a comprehensive approach to holistic healing:

1. Root Chakra (Muladhara)

Located at the base of the spine, the root chakra governs our sense of security, stability and grounding. Thai Bodywork techniques that focus on the legs, feet and lower body can help activate and balance this chakra, promoting feelings of safety and rootedness.

2. Sacral Chakra (Svadhisthana)

Situated in the lower abdomen, the sacral chakra is associated with creativity, sensuality and emotional expression. Thai Bodywork sequences that target the hips, pelvis and lower back can help release stagnant energy in this area, fostering a sense of fluidity and vitality.

3. Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura)

Located in the upper abdomen, the solar plexus chakra governs our self-esteem, personal power and sense of identity. Through gentle compression and stretching techniques, Thai Bodywork can help release tension in the abdominal region, promoting confidence and empowerment.

4. Heart Chakra (Anahata)

Positioned in the centre of the chest, the heart chakra is the seat of love, compassion and connection. Thai Bodywork sequences that focus on opening the chest and shoulders can help release emotional blockages, fostering deeper connections and emotional healing.

5. Throat Chakra (Vishuddha)

Situated at the throat, the throat chakra governs communication, self-expression and authenticity. By incorporating gentle neck stretches and massage techniques, Thai Bodywork can help clear the throat chakra, allowing for clear and honest communication.

6. Third Eye Chakra (Ajna)

Located between the eyebrows, the third eye chakra is associated with intuition, insight and inner wisdom. Thai Bodywork practices that focus on releasing tension in the forehead and temples can help activate this chakra, enhancing clarity and intuition.

7. Crown Chakra (Sahasrara)

Positioned at the top of the head, the crown chakra is the gateway to higher consciousness and spiritual awakening. Thai Bodywork techniques that promote relaxation and deep breathing can help facilitate the opening of the crown chakra, allowing for a profound sense of connection to the divine.


At IMOSHA, we recognise the transformative power of Thai Yoga Bodywork and its ability to facilitate holistic healing on multiple levels. As the sole holder of the ISO 9001:2015 certification, we are committed to upholding the highest standards in training, ensuring that our students receive the most comprehensive and authentic learning experience possible.

By working with the body’s energy centres in conjunction with Thai Yoga Bodywork, IMOSHA helps you experience a profound sense of alignment, healing and inner peace. As the energy begins to flow freely throughout the body, one may notice improvements in physical health, emotional well-being and spiritual awareness.

Join us on a journey of self-discovery and healing with Thai Yoga Bodywork and experience the profound benefits for yourself.