Traditional Thai massage is a therapeutic massage and treatment for relieving stress and tension, and for the treatment of back pain, stiff neck, and shoulder pain as well as muscle and tendon strain. Now numerous massage salons offer this traditional treatment in Kiev. «Destinations» is narrowing down top 5 best massage salons in Kiev downtown.
Thai Massage technique is known as the most holistic type of therapy. It combines modern scientific knowledge of anatomy and physiology with the disciplines of traditional oriental medicine. It employs combinations of rhythmic acupressure, body rocking and deep assisted stretches to relieve muscular tension and enables more blood to be carried throughout the body.
Thai Flower Massage Salon
Permanent headache? Got the posture of someone twice your age, and the back-ache to match? When it comes to ironing out aches and pains, Thai Flower massage salon in Kiev is a place to head to. This urban oasis offers a full menu of spa services. Opt for the one-hour massage, which combines Thai, Swedish and deep tissue massages catered on your body's needs. It's the best of all worlds. For full relaxation, and if you have many knots and tight muscles, you may want to book the extended 90-minute session.
Address: 30/39 Shchekavytska street, Podil, Kiev.
Royal Thai Spa
Hours chained to a desk give you posture worthy of a pensioner. A deep tissue massage might sound – and feel – pretty intense, but it’s the best way to straighten out knots and nix spinal pain. It is excellent value for money massage salon in Kiev. A physio consultation beforehand helps target problem spots and bad habits, which don't need to be traditional postural aches and pains - a sports massage focuses on stretching out hamstrings by a hand, in a painful but hugely effective session that will leave you far closer to touching your toes.
Address: 41, Rejtarska street, Kiev.
Sabaidee Massage and Spa
From the first minutes in this salon of traditional Thai massage Sabai Dee you will instantly tune to the easterly wave, which will help you relax and forget about all daily problems. Subdued light, soft Thai music, superb oriental flavors, skilled talented Thai female massage therapists, whose professional competence leaves a lasting impression – all this fascinates and initiates a sensory journey. Our salon of Thai massage in the center provides a high level of service combined with professional enthusiasm. The authentic green tea with honey concludes this treatment. Take leisurely a couple of cups of the aromatic drink – and you will enter the world of total harmony, sense of calm, relaxation and readiness for new feats.
Address: 15, Gorodetsky street, Kiev.
6, Krugloyniversytetska street, Kiev
20/8 Instutytska street, Kiev.
Aveda cozy spa offers the wide array of health and beauty treatments. Its massage services offer much more than the standard rub down - kicking off with a foot soak and scrub, and building up to a full diagnosis and treatment of bodily stresses and strains. Lots of details are taken care of thoughtfully - you need to fully disrobe, but a nifty towel technique means the therapist sees only what they're working on. A choice of oils means you're not left smelling like a scent you don't like. Designed to reduce muscular tension and increase circulation at high stress areas of the body, the Stress-Fix body massage combines Swedish massage with deep tissue techniques for maximum relaxation.
Address: 11/12 Maryanenko street, Klovska Station, Kiev.
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Thai massage isn't for everyone, especially when it's done in a super traditional way (read: aggressively).However, Wai Tai Spa in Kiev offers a number of gentle techniques, that are carried out on the floor using the feet, knees, elbows, palms, forearms and thumbs. Treatment generally falls into one of two categories; full body routines and localized therapy and may last from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
Benefits of full body massage include alleviation of physical and emotional tension, release and relaxation of muscles and improved flexibility, relief from general muscular aches and pains, muscle-skeletal realignment, sciatica pain, improves circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system. Discover the true benefits of traditional Thai massage at WAI TAI SPA conveniently located in Kiev downtown.
Address: 2B, Mykolsko-Slobidska street, Livoberezhna Station, Kiev.
20, Gorkoho street, Lva Tolstoho Station, Kiev.
2, Georgiyevskyy alley, Zoloti Vorota Station, Kiev.
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If the big and bustling Kiev left you feeling frazzled it's time to hit the massage table. «Destinations» rounded up Kiev's five best stress-busting massage salons.