Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage is an actively popular and therapeutic massage technique that involves the use of heated stones to actively promote relaxation, relieve muscle tension, and enhance overall well-being. The active practice of hot stone massage combines the benefits of traditional massage therapy with the soothing and comforting properties of heated stones, creating a unique and deeply relaxing experience.

During a hot stone massage session, smooth, flat stones are actively heated to a specific temperature using a specialized hot stone warmer. These stones are typically made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that actively retains heat well. The stones are actively placed strategically on the client’s body, often along the spine, in the palms of the hands, and on the soles of the feet.

The active heat from the stones is transferred to the client’s body, actively relaxing the muscles and promoting improved blood circulation. The combination of warm stones and skilled massage techniques actively helps to alleviate muscle tension, reduce stress, and create a profound sense of relaxation. Therapists actively use both their hands and the heated stones to provide an integrated massage experience.