|Hot Stone Therapy|
|Hot stone therapy / massage is a kind of massage that uses
treated volcanic rocks such as basalt and basinite that are
believed to promote relaxation as well as eliminating negative
energy within the client’s body, mind and soul.
These stones are carefully gathered and handcrafted for various
sizes, shapes and weights according to what part of the body it
will be use on. It could be as small as the size of the thumb or
could be as large as about 2 to 3 pounds of weight.
On most treatment, the stones are put on the chakra points of
the body along the spine. The chakra points are the body’s energy
center. It is believed to vitalize the physical body. When
stimulated, it balances energy flow throughout the body.
Hot stone therapy / massage is likewise considered more gentle
to the body compared with Swedish massage or deep tissue
massage since hot stone practitioner uses the stone instead of
their hands to massage. However gentle it may seem so,
therapists are able to reach ten times deeper during the massage
than through the use of mere fingers making it more intense than
a regular Swedish massage.
The stones are heated using water with temperature ranging from
120 – 130 degree Fahrenheit although usual treatment requires
alternating the use of hot basalt or basinite stones and much
colder stones like marble ones.
It is believed that the combination of warmth and cool treatment
encourages the body to relax, detox and heal.
Other benefits of hot stone massage / therapy include:
• Muscle relaxation
• Easing stress and recharge your energy levels
• Releases toxins
• Improves blood circulation
There’s also lots of health conditions treated with hot
stone therapy / massage. Some of these health conditions
• Muscle and back Pains
• Stress, Anxiety
• Circulatory problems
• multiple sclerosis (MS)
Most of all, hot stone therapy / massage are best suited for
people who deserve some nurture and pampering. This means
after every treatment, you will not only feel rejuvenated but
beautiful and special as well.