Stone massage as we know it today has gone through many changes as its popularity has grown, from spa sessions to injury treatments. Today, massage therapists have many choices in stone work education. There are almost as many stone work classes as there are modalities in massage. They range from home study classes to several day workshops, from Reiki with stones to deep tissue. [···]
Cooler temperatures are finally starting to appear in more stone services throughout the country but we are finding that our ability to explain the application is affecting our ability to provide the service. There are several factors involved in bringing cool stones into your service.
In the first news letter I shared with you, I covered the importance of working with cooler temps and how it helps the body heal. There are several factors involved with chilled marble stones [···]
I have been a stone massage therapist for over 10 years and teaching it since 1998. The technique of stone massage has changed a great deal for the massage and spa environment since its conception in 1993. [···]
Stone work has been used for centuries as a healing practice by most indigenous people. Over the past ten years, stone work has entered the spa industry on many different levels. The use of Reiki/Energy Work, Swedish Massage, and Deep Tissue Therapy are just a few techniques that have been represented in this modality. The least recognized in this group is the use of ‘hot and cold stones’ for deep tissue application. [···]