HOT STONE MASSAGE
Back, neck & shoulder hot stone massage - £30
Full body hot stone massage - £50
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:
Hot stone therapy helps people who suffer from: