Hot Stone therapy is an early healing modality that has recently been rediscovered. Basalt stones are heated and applied to hot stone massagethe body in relaxing, unique ways. Hot stone massage goes beyond the physical experience of classic massage and enters deeper dimensions of relaxation, healthiness and well-being. Hot Stone massage treatment blends the ancient art of stone use with modern massage techniques to create a massage experience unlike any other you have received on a massage table before. The practitioner will employ the stones as an extension of their hands to deeply work through muscle tension. The warmth of these heated stones penetrates muscles and hot stone applicationbalances the nervous system like no other treatment. The warmth expands the blood vessels, pushing blood to carry away the unwanted waste materials. This also has a calming effect on the nervous system. Physically the circulation and metabolism are stimulated; mentally the client reaches a state of deep relaxation and emotional balance; healing takes place.