Hot stone massage therapy helps melt away tension, ease muscle stiffness, and increase circulation and metabolism. Hot stones, when coupled with massage, also help to expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body.

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Description

A hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy. It’s used to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body.

Heat has long been used to ease muscle tension and pain. It helps increase blood flow to the affected area. It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion.

This type of Hot Stone Massage is thought to have originated in China almost 2,000 years ago. Since then, the technique of using stones for healing has been used in many different cultures, including the Americas, Africa, Egypt, and India.

Entry Requirements: None

Course Duration: 1 Classroom Days (hands-on hours)

Qualification Obtained: Fully Accredited Hot Stone Massage Certificate

Heat has long been used to ease muscle tension and pain. It helps increase blood flow to the affected area. It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion.

Hot Stone Massage may relieve painful conditions such as fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread, chronic pain. According to a 2002 study, people with fibromyalgia who received a 30-minute massage slept longer and had fewer trigger points.

This qualification will enable you to obtain public liability insurance upon successful completion of the course.  The course runs over 1 day and includes theory and practical training.

Your theory test will be at the end of the day, along with a practical assessment where you will be required to carry out a full body hot stone massage treatment.

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