Hot Stone Reflexology originated in India and China and has been around for centuries. Ancient civilizations believed that hot stones cleansed the body and relaxed the heart, grounding the soul and soothing the mind.
The stones relax the body at its deepest level and are effective in creating harmony and balance. The subtle energies of stone introduced into a treatment calm the senses, relax muscle tension and promote a meditative state.
The effects and potential benefits of hot stones include:
- Heat penetrates to a much deeper level than finger pressure, reaching around 7cm into tissues. This brings about physiological changes as well as improving energy flow
- Improves blood circulation & lymphatic drainage
- Boosts immunity and the lymphatic function
- Promotes the release & elimination of toxins
- Relieves tension in connective tissues
- Reduces muscular tension which will help muscles relax and repair more efficiently
- It is warming, deeply relaxing & soothing helping to melt away any tension or anxiety
- Helps to bring about a balance of the body as well as the mind
Please ensure you wear loose trousers during the treatment to allow me to work the whole leg up to the knee.