• Improve circulation
• Relax the body
• Relieve pain and aches
• Reduce Stress, anxiety and tension
• Aid Sleeping
Basalt Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage. Water-heated Basalt stones (or lava rocks), which are extremely polished and smooth, are used to apply pressure and heat to the body. Stones coated in oil can also be used by the therapist delivering various massaging strokes. The stones may be placed at specific points on the back, in the palms of the hand, or between the toes. They help to retain heat which then deeply penetrates into the muscles. The heat warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure if desired. The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system. Stones can be placed on points that are energy center of the muscular tissue to rebalance the body and mind.
The warmth of the hot stones to be comforting and get it for relaxation. Hot stone massage is suitable for people who tend to feel chilly or who have cold feet. It is also perfect for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage to deep pressure.