1 hour: $125
The therapeutic hot stones are usually made of basalt, a type of rock that is rich in iron, so they retain heat for a longer period of time. The stones are immersed in water and heated in an electric heating device until they are within a certain temperature range according to individual body type. 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. Placing stones on some points that are thought to be energy centers of the body to rebalance the body and mind. The warmth of the hot stones massage to be comforting and get it for relaxation.
The hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly or who have cold feet (particularly poor circulation). It’s also suited for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage. The heat relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure.