Thai massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage. No oils are used in the Thai massage. During this massage, the therapist uses his or her hands, knees, legs, and feet to move you into a series of yoga-like stretches. Many people say the Thai massage is like doing yoga without any work. Thai massage is more energizing and rigorous than more classic forms of massage. Muscle compression, joint mobilization, and acupressure are also used during treatment. People describe the Thai massage as both relaxing and energizing..