Hot Stone Reflexology

hot stone reflexologyHot Stone Reflexology is a truly luxurious treatment whereby the warmth of the stones relaxes the body completely so that you feel relaxed and rejuvenated .

It is so blissful to warm those feet particularly in the winter months! The  energy of  the stones calm the senses, relax muscle tension and promote a meditative state. Warm stones have been used as a therapeutic tool for massage for centuries with evidence dating back to ancient Egypt, China, Japan, South America and Australia.

The potential benefits of hot stone reflexology

  • Promotes and enhances the release of toxins
  • Enhances lymphatic function
  • Reduces muscle tension
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Releases tensions in connective tissues
  • Balances mind, body and soul.
  • It is warming, deeply relaxing & soothing helping to melt away any tension or anxiety.

 

 

What to expect during a hot stone reflexology treatment

Hot stones can be incorporated into any reflexology treatment to further enhance the benefits of the treatment.
It is estimated that one stroke of a hot stone is worth five strokes with the hand! It is also believed to yield five times deeper and five times longer lasting effects compared to a normal reflexology session.
The heat helps to relax the muscles in the feet allowing the therapist to work deeper into the reflex areas.  The hot stones are made up of basalt, a type of volcanic rock, which due to its high density retains heat well. They are heated at a controlled temperature ( in a specific bag for the purpose) and are only applied to the skin at a comfortable temperature.

 

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  • The treatment starts off  by using the Hot Stones to massage the lower legs. This helps to relieve any tension that may be present in the the calf muscles.
  • Then various size stones  are applied to the bottom of each foot.
  • Toe stones are then placed between the toes of one foot which is then wrapped in a towel whilst the other foot is given a thorough treatment with the use of various size stones being used to work specific reflexes.  Each foot is worked in turn. Warm stones can also be placed behind the shoulders and hips or on the abdomen to help ease any tension or stress in those areas ( only if you wish) .
  • Hot Stones are used throughout the treatment allowing the heat to work the reflex areas and points rather than the therapist’s fingers and thumbs.

If you would like to book your luxurious treatment then please contact me.