The benefits of Hot Stone Massage

Posted on June 6th, 2012
Categories: News

As the name implies, hot stone massage involves the use of water treated stones for doing the massage. Stones are placed over specific parts of the body. This sort of massage is said to evoke the inherent kundalini energy. Before the start of the massage, the muscles are pre-treated for better response. Massage is generally done with the use of specific oils. Cool stones may also be used alternatively or if there are any muscle injuries or inflammation.

As with the other massage therapies, hot stone massage is associated with many benefits. Some of the benefits are easy relaxation of the muscles, helps to get rid of stress, helps to release toxins and also reduces the pain. By improving circulation throughout the body it promotes the overall health.

In the view of the above benefits, hot stone massage is used as a therapy to relieve certain health problems such as arthritis, anxiety, stress, back pain, depression, insomnia and problems related to blood circulation.

The use of hot stone massage to relieve pains and stress is not a new massage therapy. It has its existence since 1500 B.C, during which the Native Americans and Europeans used it.

The stones that are used include the basalt stones and polished and hardened lava stones. These stones are heated in an electric roaster with water. Then these stones are gradually placed along the points experiencing severe pressure. This therapy relieves the stress within a very short period. This is done by the calming effect they have on the mind.

Another benefit of hot stone massage therapy is by giving calmness to the mind, it helps you to go in to a state of deep meditation. Meditation helps the body to rejuvenate from losses very easily and the body re-energizes and will be in a perfect condition to face the challenges. If you are about to go on an important work, having a hot stone massage therapy one day ahead will keep your mind refreshed increasing your chances of success.

Individuals with arthritis fail to gain relief even after taking a great number of medications. Hot stone massage therapy answers their problems very easily. This massage therapy relieves the muscle pain and puts you back in to normal life, free of all those aches. You can even obtain relief from cardiac related problems. As said, hot stone massage improves blood circulation through the body and eliminates toxins out of the body. It helps to maintain a healthy heart.

An added bonus is Gorgeous Hair & Beauty start the treatment off with a 20 minute body massage to relax the muscles preparing them to receive the hot stones, making them more effective.

The price of a Hot Stone Massage is: 1 hour = 3,000Kshs or 90 minutes = 3,500 Kshs.

Gorgeous Hair & Beauty are located at Oil Libya Plaza, just by the Muthaiga roundabout. (formerly Mobil Plaza)

Cell: 0736 139000 / 0722 109969

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