Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage

hotstone_477_317The Art of Hot Stone Massage dates back to ancient India and China, where hot and cold stones were used to diagnose and treat disease. Hot stones were also used by the Native Americans in sweat lodges and to treat sore muscles. Hot Stone Massage is suitable for anyone who would like to experience deep relaxation and letting go on many levels. It is especially beneficial for those who find it hard to relax or who have strong overall muscle tension. Basalt stones are heated in water and used as an extension of the therapist’s hand to massage the client. The heat of the stones is comforting to the soul and will relax the muscles, consequently allowing deeper therapeutic work using some of the previously mentioned massage techniques.

Hot Stone Massage can be used as an individual session or “treat” or as part of a therapeutic treatment sequence.

 

 

Hot Stone Massage

  • Promotes deep muscle and tissue relaxation
  • Alleviates stress
  • Releases toxins
  • Relieves pain
  • Improves circulation
  • Calms the psyche

Health Conditions Treated with Hot Stone Massage

  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Back Pain
  • MS
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromylagia
  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Circulatory problems
  • Insomnia
  • Depression