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EDUCATING THE HEART: MINDFULNESS AND COMPASSION IN THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF THAI MASSAGE

@inproceedings{Briciu2016EDUCATINGTH,
  title={EDUCATING THE HEART: MINDFULNESS AND COMPASSION IN THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF THAI MASSAGE},
  author={Bianca Briciu and Kamontorn Prompitak},
  year={2016}
}
This article investigates the therapeutic role played by the state of mind of the practitioners of Thai Massage focusing on the process of teaching and learning Thai Massage as transnational exchange between Thailand and the West. Starting with the definition of Thai Massage as the art of giving with two hands and one heart we explored two means of educating the heart: mindfulness and compassion. Through a survey of books written in English on Thai Massage and interviews with teachers and… 

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