Hot stone therapy near me

A hot stone massage is at massage Jaco is a body treatment with stones of about 45 degrees Celcius. Hence the name hot stone. The warm combined with a pressure of the stones will work untill deep into your muscles. The hot stone massage relieves tension and gives you a lot of energy afterwards.

Only rounded basalt stones are used for the massage. Basalt is a hard and ferrous, high-density volcanic rock. This allows the stones to retain good heat.

Warmth and relaxation

The stones are immersed in a hot water bath and are first laid on the focus areas of the body, usually back. This gives a pleasant warmth and relaxation. The stones give a certain pressure, which you can compare with a stretching exercise. You notice this best when removing the stone.

Hot stone massage Jaco
Woman receiving hot stone massage in Jaco Beach

After laying the hot stones on the body, you are further massaged loose with the warm stones and warm oil. Hot stone massage provides deep relaxation and detoxification. The massage mainly consists of long, quiet and circular strokes. Special effects vary per masseur. For example, it can rotate or drum on the stone. Due to the combination of heat and movement, the massage works deeper on the muscle tissue. This is extra effective A hot stone massage contributes to the self-healing of the body, carries waste products, stimulates the organs and brings the body more balanced.

Top 10 benefits of hot stone massage

Hot stone massage vs deep tissue

How to prepare for hot stone massage

Disadvantages of hot stone massage

Hot stone massage and its contraindications

Every massage has a purpose, but also a number of important contraindications (when should one not be massaged or in an adapted way).

The list below is not exhaustive, but is intended for imaging. If you go to a qualified masseur, he knows exactly what to do and can of course provide you with further explanation and / or refer you.

  • flu / fever
  • diseases involving increased metabolic rate
  • Contagious skin diseases
  • In severe forms of vascular disease.
  • Thrombosis
  • Cancer
  • With use of antidepressant
  • While following a course of antibiotics
  • The use of anti-inflammatory drugs that may influence the ability to drive (yellow sticker)
  • Open wounds
  • Pregnancy
  • Inflammations and infections
  • Diabetes
  • Rheumatism
  • Burns and sunburn.
  • Varicose veins
  • Warm outside temperature (heat wave)
  • Hot stone massage and osteoporosis
  • Top 10 benefits of hot stone massage
  • Hot stone massage vs deep tissue
  • How to prepare for hot stone massage
  • Disadvantages of hot stone massage
  • Hot stone massage and it's contraindications
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