How to Improve Your Life With a Hot
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.
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
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
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.
· 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
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.