It is said to provide as many benefits to the giver to the receiver, but this can be achieved only if the procedure is performed correctly. Almost all other procedures of this kind is exclusively focused on pampering receives without due regard to the giver. He/she is only viewed as a means to an end and nothing else.
The process involves the application of pressure on the receiver of a kind of dance performed by the other party, using her own body weight. She exerts pressure evenly and in a rhythm, and it is what provides benefits for her. It can be compared to a kind of meditation technique that relieves the tension of the therapist.
The one feature that puts this kind of bodywork out from all others in this line is that it's happening on the floor. This gives the successful application of pressure, when both parties are completely relaxed. This would not be possible if you had to perform a balancing act on the massage table top. High quality thai massage mats makes it a memorable experience because of the comfort they provide throughout the session.
Masseuse uses various body parts to compress the special tension points in the body. This also makes a big difference between technique and other Western ones. Arms, forearms, knees, elbows and even feet all come into play, masterfully used to provide a very relaxing feeling.