Hot Stone Massage has to be one of the most enjoyable and relaxing therapeutic massages available.
Heated Basalt volcanic stones are used to massage heat into tired and stressed muscles. A beautifully comforting treatment helping to create a feeling of relaxation and well being.
Using the heat of the stones to warm the skin allows the skin to absorb moisturizing oils, while at the same time preparing the muscles of the body so the therapist can work deeper into the muscles.
It is generally accepted that one stroke of a heated basalt stone is equivalent to 5 strokes of a therapists hand.
Why Do People Have A Hot Stone Massage?
Many people find the warmth of the hot stones to be comforting and relaxing
Hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly.
People also have a hot stone massage for a variety of health conditions:
- Back pain and aches
- Poor circulation
- Osteoarthritis and arthritis pain
- Stress, anxiety and tension