Stone Massage Therapy
STONE MASSAGE THERAPY
The hot volcanic stones and cold marine stones can be used in conjunction or individually to simulate the body’s healing responses.
There are historical accounts confirming that the Chinese used heated stones more than 2,000 years ago as a means of improving the function of internal organs.
Stone massage was present in Ancient Greece and Rome. Stone massage treatments were used in conjunction with where the benefits of stone massage were combined with hot immersion baths and the cooling effects of marble stone and cold pools.
What are the benefits?
It is intensive energy work that enables relaxation and a reduction in stress levels as the stones have a sedative effect on the nervous system. Hot stones increase the circulation and soften muscle fascia more deeply than traditional massage therapies, providing relief from tense and painful muscles. You will leave feeling relaxed, comforted, soothed and grounded.
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