Hot Stone Massage:Massage with Basalt stones
Basalt Hot Stone Massage
This Swedish technique is enhanced by using basalt stones that are heated and incorporated into the massage. The heat from the stones increases the relaxation response and increases healing through improved blood flow and circulation. Another reason for using hot stone when in pain, is because it reduces pain, on tense and strain muscles.
At our office in Davie, Fl, we are also prepared to pamper you with a treatment that will leave you in a euphoric state. Hot stone massage therapy benefits mental spiritual physical overall wellness. The heat on the stones aid in relaxation of the mind and cures muscle soreness. therapeutic benefits of a hot stone massage have been around for centuries. Ancient cultures and Native Americans used this technique to improve overall mental, spiritual, and physical wellness.
Hot stone therapy combines massage with the use of smooth, heated basalt stones, which are applied to the body as an extension of the therapist’s hands. Basalt stones, polished, hardened lava rocks, are heated by water in an electric roaster. The heated stones are then placed strategically along pressure points to help melt away tension creating a calming atmosphere. Stress, deadlines, anxiety and other life annoyances disappear long enough for your mind to relax at the deepest level. Insomnia is often cured through the use of hot stone massages because of its ability to put the mind at ease. Depression has also been helped with the use of hot stone therapy.
Another benefit of hot stone massage is the feeling of spiritual wellness being achieved. As the warm stones relax the body, the mind is calmed retreating into a deep meditative state. In this meditative state your body becomes re-energized. Sensory stimulating oils used along side the stones help aid in the rejuvenation of your mind. Receiving hot stone therapy is like going on an intimate, personal vacation. It is a wonderfully refreshing experience.
The therapy also helps stimulates the flow of oxygen and nutrients helping your body to detoxify and heal. This helps create a calming effect on the nervous system increasing vitality. Hot stone therapy relieves muscle aches and pain. The penetrating heat also helps to relieve pain associated with arthritis. By improving the blood circulation it can keep your heart healthy.
The hot stone experience can relieve pain; promote harmony and balance within the body. The addition of aromatherapy oil and the soft music to this therapy has an amazing effect on mood and heightens feelings of well-being. Relax and enjoy the wonderful sense of stillness. Remember the therapy is all about you and the restorative benefits it has to offer.