HOT STONE MASSAGE 

 

Back, neck & shoulder hot stone massage - £30

 

Full body hot stone massage - £45

 

WHAT IS HOT STONE THERAPY?

 

Hot stone therapy is a specialist massage that uses smooth, flat, heated basalt stones that are positioned along your spine, in the palms of tour hands, along your legs and between the toes.

Typically from river beds, basalt stones are used for massage as they have rich iron content that retains heat. cold marble stones are often used in the treatment to help aid with detoxing and healing the body.

 

HOW DOES HOT STONE THERAPY WORK?

 

Your therapist will warm the stones in water until they are within the precise temperature range of between 120 and 130 degrees fahrenheit.

 

A hot stone massage may begin with a traditional swedish massage technique to prepare your body muscles. The warm stones will then be placed on the key acupressure points on your body, The stones warm and relax your muscles allowing deeper pressure to be applied during your massage.

 

Using massage oil and a combination of strokes and techniques, we will massage your neck, back, arms and legs with and without the stones. You should always us if the pressure is to intense or the stones are to warm.

 

Allow plenty of time for your hot stone treatment, Avoid eating a heavy meal or drinking alcohol prior to the treatment.

The origins of hot stone therapy can be traced back to over 2000 years ago, when the chinese used heated stones more than 2000 years ago as a means of improving the function of internal organs.

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HOT STONE THERAPY?

 

The combination of hot and cold stones encourages your body to detox and heal through increasing your lymphatic flow and encouraging your body to remove waste products.

 

Some other benefits of hot stone massage include:

  • relaxing tense muscles
  • aiding pain relief
  • alleviating depression
  • promoting sleep
  • improving circulation.

Hot stone therapy helps people who suffer from:

  • stress
  • back pain
  • muscular pain
  • fibromyalgia
  • insomnia
  • depression or anxiety
  • poor circulation.

 

IS HOT STONE THERAPY RIGHT FOR ME?

 

Hot stone therapy is not recommended for anyone with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, varicose veins, migraines, rheuatoid arthritis, decreaded pain sensitivity, recent wounds, areas of weakened or inflamed skin, tumors, metal implants, recent chemotherapy, radiation or surgery or are on medication that thins the blood, if you think you may be pregnant let us know.

Serenity Beauty Boutique

68 west street

Harwich

Essex

CO12 3DA

 

01255 508899

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