Hot Stone Massage Appointments times are limited please book ahead as this is an advance therapy.
Pressure: Light to medium firmness
Promotes relaxation of muscles, increased blood flow, improve circulation
Best Choice for: People who want lighter massages but greater penetration into the muscles without pain.
Not recommended for: Pregnancy, high blood pressure, heat sensitive skin, inflamed skin conditions.
Hot stone massage is a full body specialty massage that uses some smooth, heated stones. The heat is both deeply relaxing and helps tight muscles release. The therapist will incorporate stones into portions of the massage and replace them as they cool.
Hot stone massage is now deemed ideal for people who are highly sensitive to deep pressure. Great for people who need to be more grounded, and provides Prana building opportunities for those who need to get a little closer to nature. While Hot Stone massages may be warm and wondrous, they are not for everyone. Some people who tend to run hot, have a lot of heat in their skin, hair and face (reddish toned skin and hair) people who do not enjoy heat or hot showers, should either not have this treatment, asks the therapist to use only warm not hot stones, or only have a cold stone massage. A hot stone massage for these people may make them feel agitated, angry or annoyed. If you decide to try a hot stone massage and you find yourself not being able to relax, you may want to ask the therapist to stop and proceed with a different type of massage.
Hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly or who have cold feet. It’s also suited for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage. The heat relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure.
A great hot stone massage is more than just adding a few hot stones into a Swedish type massage. It is an artful application of stones, treatment protocol and customization. Come and relax a great hot stone massage from some of our most experienced therapists.