Stone massage (hot and cold), combines the advantages of a relaxing massage, acupressure and thermotherapy and aromatherapy. It is used as a medical treatment and relaxation. Hot stone massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy used by people all over the world. This procedure was used inter alia in ancient China, India, the Maya culture and Hawaii.
The hot stone massage therapy, uses a polished, flat stones of volcanic origin, which conduct heat well. In addition, used marble stones, which are cooled in the ice – cold stone massage. The alternate use of cold and heat, is beneficial for body (increased body resistance, alleviating pain, accelerating the regeneration of the body). In order to enhance the effects of this treatment are incorporated manual techniques of classical massage.
Generally stone massage works:
• calming and relaxing,
• Helps to cope with insomnia and depression,
• Recommended in states of physical and mental exhaustion,
• Improves blood circulation,
• Improves firmness and elasticity of the skin,
• Accelerates circulation of blood and lymph vessels skin, thus it helps reduce cellulite.
So if you are looking for the surgery, which is calm and relax you at the same time is to support wellness of your body and improve the appearance of your skin, you are welcome to enjoy a hot stone massage.
Text based on the script of course massage, hot and cold stones, herbal stamps and Chinese cupping, organized by WSEiT in Szczecin in 2010.