Hot Stone Massage
What is Hot Stone Therapy?
Where Ancient Therapy meets the present: Hot Stone Massage is a luxurious and effective treatment using heat from smooth basalt (formed from volcanic origin) stones to promote deep muscle and tissue relaxation. The basalt stones are constantly changed throughout the treatment to ensure that the therapeutic values of heat are constant throughout. The hot stones are kept moving throughout the massage so there is no danger that you will feel the treatment is uncomfortably hot. The application of hands in conjunction with these unique stones produces intensified contact with them and universal energies, directing this energy flow to areas of blockage, harmonising, restoring and rejuvenating the body at its deepest level.
What makes Stone Massage so effective?
This treatment can be gentle for general relaxation or much deeper for specific muscular problems. To enhance the treatment further essential oils can be used for their therapeutic value.
Hot Stone Therapy relaxes the body at its deepest level, it has profound effects on the mental, physical and spiritual levels of the body. Working in harmony using various massage techniques with warm stones promoting a sense of balance and well-being. The conductive aspect of the warm stones produces direct results on the body, local and systemic.
Benefits of Hot Stone Massage
Promote deep muscle relaxation
Improve lymphatic drainage
Promote mental well-being
After treatment you should;
Drink plenty of water to flush toxins from the body
Avoid alcohol for 24 hours (increased circulation can mean you get intoxicated more quickly)
If oil is in your hair apply shampoo to dry hair to emulsify the oil and then wash as normal
Avoid hot treatments such as a Jacuzzi or sauna