How to improve your life with a hot stone massage
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  • 1. How to Improve Your Life With a Hot Stone Massage
  • 2. In hot stone massage, the therapist places the flat, smooth and heated stones on particular point of the body. The heat from the stones penetrates deep into the muscles and clears out negative energy and restores our normal alignment of the body, mind and soul.
  • 3. Nature of the stoneNature of the stone Volcanic basalt stones are heated to a temperature of 120 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit or about 50 degrees Celsius in water. The hot stones are never rough and may vary in size and shape. In order to prevent from bacterial contamination the stones are kept in hygienic. Since Basalt stones are rich in iron it has innate ability to absorb and retain heat that will relieve stress and tension in muscles and enhance circulation. The warmth of the hot stones also calms the nervous system.
  • 4. Where the hot stone massage applyWhere the hot stone massage apply The massage therapist will always hold the stones in your hands before applying them to your body to make sure that they are not too hot. The key points targeted with hot stone massage are located in the toes, back and hand. The therapist moves the stone over the body by applying right pressure. The temporary placement of heated rocks on these areas relaxes the muscles. However this type of massage is painless and feels to be relaxed after completion. Don't eat much before taking this massage. During this massage therapy, the client must lay on the bed by facing down. The client must communicate with the therapist if the stones are too hot or too much of pressure is applied. This type of massages may take 60 to 90 minutes long.
  • 5. BenefitsBenefits · Increase blood circulation and accelerating the healing process. · Promotes peace of mind, which reduces depression and anxiety. · Reduces stress and strains on the joints of the fingers, thumbs and hands. · Deep sleep for several days after receiving the massage
  • 6. ConclusionConclusion Since our modern life is stressful, it is best to follow our ancient method of hot stone massage. Most people are free to get their hot stone massage. However, those who have infectious skin disease, those who just came out of surgery are also advised to stay away from getting massages. Meanwhile, if you're pregnant, it's very important to get your doctor's approval before indulging in the massage. The best way to know this massage is to try it and experience the relaxation and pleasure that no other massage can give.
  • 7. Sources: http://teachingmassage.com/ http://ezinearticles.com/?How-to-Improve-Your-Life-With-a- Hot-Stone-Massage&id=8293642