What is a Hot Stone Massage?
A Hot Stone massage is a full body massage that uses smooth, heated lava stones to deliver a calm and relaxing treatment. After working with a stone, it is strategically placed in key locations on the body to help loosen tight muscles and rebalance the mind.
What are the benefits of a Hot Stone Massage?
A Hot Stone Massage will help relax tight aching muscle groups, improve circulation, and calm an active mind. The heat is especially beneficial to someone who feels the cold more then others.
What can I expect from my Hot Stone Massage?
A deep feeling of relaxation! As with any full body massage you will undress to your comfort level. The therapist will work with oil and use the weight and heat of the stones to relax tight, aching muscles. Each stone will be placed on the body so the heat can continue to provide relaxation.
Who should NOT receive a Hot Stone Massage?
A person will not receive a Hot Stone Massage if they have an infectious skin disease, rash or open wound. If you have recently had surgery, are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy you will not be treated unless recommended by a doctor. If you are prone to blood clots you should avoid this treatment as it may cause a clot to become dislodged. If you are pregnant, elevating your core body temperature is not recommended and should be avoided. Hot Stone Massage will not be done over areas of bruising, inflamed skin, unhealed wounds, tumors, abdominal hernia's or of recent fracture or injury.