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Hot Stone Massage

This page will be dedicated to the sheer bliss that is a hot stone massage. We shall be talking about the history of this massage as well as the many benefits that it can have on your body. You will soon find out why this massage is so popular not just in the west but globally as well. Without further ado, here is our overview on what a hot stone massage entails!

History and general knowledge of the Hot Stone massage

It is said that the Hot stone massage was first used the by Native Americans however, the modern revival of this massage can be attributed to a lady called Mary Nelson who created a style of Hot Stone massage called the LaStone Therapy. This type of massage requires a lot of training and this is why you need to be certified to actually perform this massage.

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Hot stone massages can have countless health benefits, both physical and mental.

Many spas and retreats have Hot Stone massage available but they might call it something along the lines of warm stone massage, lava stone massage or hot rock massage but you get the general understanding of what type of massage that you’re being offered. The massage itself will generally last around 90 minutes and after one session you will feel totally rejuvenated as this massage is famous for working wonders on your body.

The benefits of a Hot Stone massage

There are many physical and surprisingly also mental health benefits of receiving a hot stone massage. They include muscle relaxation, pain relief, improved circulation and stress relief. It also helps people with multiple sclerosis or fibromyalgia and also combats some of the horrible symptoms brought on by mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. So all in all this massage is perfect for you and will provide you with the means to be a much happier individual after your session.

Other than these benefits we can guarantee that you’re going to have a thrilling experience to say the least, as this massage works a lot like a Swedish massage in the way that it starts with gentle strokes. The cost of the massage might seem a little bit pricy but you are surely going to benefit from the wonderful benefits that this massage provides as mentioned previously. The cost itself can be over £100 but this is because it takes a while to prepare and a while to clean up afterwards.

Finding a masseuse that provides this type of massage

It may be difficult to find a masseuse that provides this type of massage but most spas and resorts will have trained masseuses that can provide this therapy. However, because you have to be licensed to provide this type of massage you’re going to have a hard time finding someone that doesn’t work for a reputable spa in your area.