Course About Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones as an extension of their own hands, or by placing them on the body. This fully accredited hot stone massagecourse is based on an ancient art of healing and is helpful to create both physical and spiritual balancing.
Stones (usually basalt) are placed into a purpose-built Stone Heater which is filled with water. Once the stones have heated sufficiently, some are placed onto specific points on the body (such as the back, hands, etc.) and others are held by the massage therapist and used to work the muscles.
Benefits of having a hot stone massage are numerous, however the main being to assist in the following:
- Muscle relief
- pain relief
- helps poor circulation,
- eases aches and pains
- relieves mental stress
You will learn:
- Health and safety guidelines for therapists
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Where to place the specific stones
- How to complete a full hot stone massage
- Contraindications to Hot & Cold Stone Massage
- How to complete a treatment card