Hot Stone Massage

The hot stone massage began more than 2000 years ago as a way of improving digestion and the abdomen. The stones are made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that can retain heat. The heat from the stone helps to increase blood circulation and relax tension in the muscles. These stones are then preheated to specific temperatures and during hot stone massages, they are placed and moved around along your spine, shoulders, neck, chest, arms, legs, and stomach.

What are the benefits of hot stone massage?

Relief of muscle tension and pain.

This type of massage is commonly associated with cases of relieving people from symptoms of conditions such as fibromyalgia and other autoimmune diseases.

Reducing stress

The stone releases positive energy into the body while negative energy, which is associated with disease, flows out. This induces feelings of peace, calm, and relaxation and reduces feelings of stress, thereby healing and restoring the body’s balance.

Better Sleep

Many people in this fast pace society suffer from insomnia caused by stress, anxiety, or depression. In fact, did you know without 7-8 hours of sleep your risk of a heart attack increases by 20%? Not to mention a higher probability of suffering from, obesity, high blood pressure, and stroke. During a massage, the hot stones deeply enhance the relaxation response and balance energy flow. This can help decrease anxiety, which can improve overall sleep quality. 

Improves blood circulation

Massage with hot stones helps to improve blood circulation because the heat of the stone is transferred to the skin. This dilates the blood vessels and therefore increases blood flow in the area of the skin where it has been applied, and this helps to relax and relieve pain.

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