Not everyone is convinced of the benefits of stone massage therapy, but it has been used by ancient cultures around the world for centuries. There are historical accounts confirming that the Chinese used heated stones more than 2,000 years ago as a means of improving the function of internal organs. Similarly there are records of stones used in folklore and religious ceremonies, with the intention to heal ailments in regions as diverse as the Americas, Africa, Europe, Egypt and India. In the video above, expert Jinilee Reavis, explains the benefits of hot stone massage therapy.
You can read more about Stone Massage in this post on the History of Stone Massage. Get yourself down to Spa Experience to enjoy a stone massage treatment as described below.
Elemis Aroma Stone Therapy 70mins £75
Thermodynamic basalt stones are massaged over the body as the therapeutic heat releases slowly into the belly of the muscle for a complete new body experience and maximum relaxation. Small stones are placed on key energy points, whilst a luxurious warmed oil is smoothed into the skin to enhance wellbeing. Designed to melt away all body tension.