Hot stone Massage
This is a powerful thermodynamic massage using oil and a selection of basalt stones. The special stones are heated to a safe temperature and used to massage the body. The application of the hot stones will penetrate deep within the muscles, increase circulation, generate activity at various levels; blood, rich in oxygen, is boosted, the lymph flow is stimulated assisting in the boosting of the immune system and detoxification, tired, sore and aching muscles are relaxed, which will in turn improve the flexibility and strength, and tensions held at the deepest level will be released. You will be left totally relaxed and calmed emotionally and physically whilst being re-charged with positive energy.
Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body.
We uses river rocks natural mineral stone, It is not man made!, a type of rock that is rich in iron, so they retain heat. River rocks are used because they are smooth – they are smoothed over time by the river current.
The heat of the stones warm and relax the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired. The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system. Stones can be placed on points that are thought to be energy centers of the body to rebalance the body and mind.
BENEFITS OF HOT STONE MASSAGE
Hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly or have cold feet. It’s also suited for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage. The heat relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure.
People also get hot stone massage for a variety of health conditions:
- Back pain and aches
- Poor circulation
- Stress, anxiety and tension
- Don’t eat a heavy meal before the massage