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Massage Modalities

Acupressure
Acupuncture
Alexander
Aromatherapy
Ayurvedic
Colonic
Cranio-Sacral
Deep Tissue
Feldenkrais
Hot Stone
Lomi Lomi
Neuromuscular
Polarity
Posture Perfect
Pregnancy
Reflexology
Reiki
Rolfing
Shiatsu
Spa massage
Swedish
Thai
Thalassotherapy
Trager
Trigger Point
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An Introduction to
Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage

 

This method of massage therapy uses water-heated basalt stones which are placed on key areas on the body to promote relaxation and to help open up the merdians or energy pathways.  

After the muscles are pretreated by the direct heat of the stones, the massage therapist can more easily perform deep tissue manipulations.

A hot stone massage provides healing improvements of the following symptoms:

Hot Stones Massage