Hot Stone Massage & Lymphatic Drainage
Hot Stone Therapy
Smooth, hot basalt stones are placed on a client's body. Hot stone massage is very effective in creating harmony, a positive energy flow, & promotes a sense of balance, peace and have healing power.
The deep heat of the basalt (river rock) stones penetrates the muscles, providing an immediate relaxation response. Mentally, the individual can reach a state of relaxation within minutes of applying the first stones. This deep state of relaxation Using various massage techniques & warm stones, relaxes the body at its deepest level and usually takes 15-20 minutes to occur in a traditional massage.
Lymph Drainage Massage
Within us all there is a silent system working to keep us healthy- the lymph system. Without it our bodies would swell up like balloons, swamping our cells with stagnant fluid. The lymph system's impact is so far reaching that many don't even realize that minor aches and pains, low energy or susceptibility to colds and flu may be due to a sluggish lymph system and a compromised immune system.
Swedish massage is the most commonly offered and best known type of massage. It uses a firm but gentle pressure to improve the circulation, ease muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility and creates relaxation.
Sports massage is designed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after a big event, or function well during training.
But you don't have to be in the Olympics to benefit from sports massage. Sports massage is also good for people with injuries, chronic pain or restricted range of motion. This is the type of sports massage that you see in the spa.