Hot Stone Massage
Arguably one of the most popular therapies around today, Hot Stone Massage is not only extremely relaxing, and very effective due to the heat introduced to tense muscles, but also much less strain on the hands of the therapist - win win really!
This is an accredited, level 3 practitioner course and to attend you must have a recognised massage qualification such as Swedish Massage, Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy, Sports etc. If you’re unsure just give the center a call to clarify.
Hot Stone Massage is a deeply relaxing treatment that effectively releases stress and tension in the body. The heat of the basalt stones encourages the muscles to relax more quickly than traditional massage and is particularly beneficial for muscular aches and pains, insomnia, back pain, stress, tension and depression. In addition, the effectiveness of this wonderful therapy reduces the strain on your hands.
The objective of this course is to provide a competent, safe and deeply relaxing hot stone therapy massage.
Suitable for: qualified massage therapists who would like to add Hot Stone Massage Therapy to their list of skills.
To take into account
You must be a qualified massage therapist to attend this course.
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- Hot Stone Massage Practitioner
- Hot Stone Massage
- Product Knowledge
- Heating the Stones
- Caring for the Stones
- Proper Technique
- Releasing Tension
- Aftercare Advice
Teachers and trainers (1)
Michele runs a busy on site massage practise in the Bristol, Bath and Swindon area offering seated massage, reflexology, deep tissue, Indian head and aromatherapy massage. She is a Reiki Master and qualified teacher and lectured for the City of Bristol College for 4 years at diploma level.
During this one day intensive course we will cover:
- Contraindications of treatment
- Preparation for Hot Stone Massage
- Giving and receiving a Hot Stone Massage
- Benefits of treatment
- Safe use of Hot Stone heaters
- Appropriate health & safety requirements
- What type of hot stones and stone heaters you will need & where to buy them
- Caring for your stones and equipment
- Providing client after care advice
This will be a long but very enjoyable day during which you will have ample time to practice your new skills. A practitioner’s certificate will be issued upon demonstration of a competent hot stone massage.
Hot Stone Massage