The ancient healing art of stone therapy using various massage techniques and warm stones relaxes the body at its deepest level and is effective in creating harmony and balance
Historically Stones have been used in ceremonies and treatments that are as old as the Incas, the Shang Dynasty in China around 1500BC and ancient Egyptians.
Hot stones are incorporated into a traditional Reflexology treatment. The smooth stones most commonly used in Hot Stone Reflexology are Basalt Stones. Various sizes of stones are used to massage and work reflex points on the foot and lower leg. The heat and energy of the stones allow the reflex points to be worked at a deeper level facilitating a deep sense of relaxation and balance. This treatment is extremely relaxing and by working on the reflex points of the feet, your whole body will feel restored, balanced and revitalised.
Many people find the warmth of the stones comforting as well as relaxing. They may also increase circulation and lymph flow, and this in turn allows healing nutrients travel to the treated areas. Many people with stress, insomnia and depression have found this treatment to be very helpful for them.
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