Pichest Boonthumme is a Thai massage therapist and teacher who has made significant contributions to the development and popularization of Thai massage in the West. He is the founder of the Old Medicine Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand, which is a leading center for the study and practice of traditional Thai massage.
Boonthumme is known for his expertise in traditional Thai massage techniques and his ability to adapt and modify these techniques to suit the needs of his clients. He has trained many students in the art of Thai massage and has traveled widely to teach workshops and seminars on the subject.
Boonthumme is also the author of several books on Thai massage, including “The Art of Traditional Thai Massage” and “Thai Massage: A Traditional Medical Technique.” He is a highly respected figure in the field of Thai massage and his work has helped to promote the practice and preserve its traditional techniques for future generations.