Hot stone massage combines thermotherapy with massage can provide an effective healing therapy. The use of natural volcanic stones in conjunction with massage uses powerful earth energies to help the client heal faster. Heat from stones produces the benefit of geomagnetism from a Earth source; which has a balancing and healing effect on our systems. For those of you that have not had the pleasure of having a hot stone massage; it consists of Stones being used to massage as a warm tool as well as hot stones placed in a formation on directly on the body. The energy point placement of heat on a particular area increases circulation of fluids, and can assist in alleviating organ congestion and may even dissolve masses.
When placed along meridian points, they can assist in removing energy blockages that lead to the development of disease, illness and cancers.
The stones are heated and kept warm in a crock pot or heating dish before being applied to the recipient. In some cases cold stones are used to stroke the body after the application and massage with the hot stones in order to reduce swelling and pain or to stimulate lymphatic drainage. The contrast of hot and cold temperatures forces the muscles to dilate and contract. Combining this with deep tissue movements or other forms of massage creates a powerful detoxifying and invigorating treatment.
Some of the medicinal benefits of hot stone massage include:
Lymphatic drainage and cleansing
Decongestion of the liver by relaxing ducts
Relaxes colon for better elimination
Detoxifies blood with sweating much the same as a sauna
Helps with hydrating and flushing cells
Relaxes muscles, soothes aches
Increases range of motion in joint movement
Feel free to stop by The Om Spa at any time. We’d be happy to give you a tour and introduce you to our staff. We offer easy online appointment scheduling or call 239-631-5895