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HOt Stone Massage

Hot Stone Therapy is a holistic treatment whereby the use of treated volcanic rocks such as “Basalt” are believed to promote relaxation as well as eliminating negative energy with the client’s body, mind and soul.  During the treatment, the stones combined with healing crystals are put on the chakra points of the body which helps to vitalise the physical body and balances the energy flow.

As a Therapist of Hot Stone Massage Therapy you will be helping to activate some of the main systems of the body thus helping them work more effectively.  This therapy is becoming more and more popular and I am sure that you will enjoy the benefits of your new found skill.

Course Content
  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Contraindications
  • History and benefits of hot stone massage
  • Physical effects of the treatment
  • Practical tuition on performing Hot Stone Therapy Massage*
  • Cleansing and re-energising the stones
  • Aftercare advice
Benefits of Hot Stone Massage Therapy
  • Promotes deep muscle and tissue relaxation
  • Heat from the stones allows manipulation of a greater intensity than with basic massage movements
  • Improved circulation as muscles have an increased blood supply
  • Lymphatic function increases due to general increase in circulation
  • Releases toxins
  • Alleviates stress
  • Calms the psyche
  • Heat relieves pain in muscles and joints
  • Tension in connective tissue is decreased
  • One stroke with a stone is equal to ten normal massage strokes.
  • The treatment is said to be ten times deeper and the results are said to last ten times longer than traditional techniques
  • There is a deep comfort in receiving warmth on the body.
  • Relaxes the mind and helps cure insomnia
  • Deep relaxation – the warmth relaxes both physically and mentally