WHAT IS HOT STONE MASSAGE?
A hot stone massage is a variation to a classic Swedish massage. Heated flat smooth stones, usually made of basalt, are used because they are rich in iron and absorb and retain heat. During the massage the therapist will warm up the tissues with traditional Swedish massage and will then massage the client with the heated stones. The therapist may also leave the heated stones along specific points along your spine, palms of your hands, or even your toes. The heat from the stones is deeply relaxing and helps relieve tight muscles