This therapeutic treatment not only provides muscle massage but also aids in mental relaxation calming the central nervous system. The stones used for hot stone massage are basalt stones, a black volcanic rock, which contain a high iron content and superb capability to retain heat. They are heated in the Spa-Pro Massage Stone Heater until they are at the appropriate temperature. The stones vary in size, shapes and weights. Different stones are used for different parts of the body. Because of this Spa-Pro offers two different size stone heaters - a 6 quart liquid capacity model and a much larger 18 quart capacity.
A stone massage is not simply sliding the heated stones along the surface of the skin, but the stones are used as tools to deliver effective tissue and muscle massage when used under pressure. Most discover the warmth of the basalt stones to be relaxing and rejuvenating. A hot stone massage is ideal for those who tend to be cold or have cold hands or feet. People who suffer from muscular tension also benefit from stone massage as the heat relaxes the muscles and allows the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure.
Popular reasons for getting a Spa-Pro Hot Stone Massage include:
The basalt stones used in hot stone massage are often found in river beds where they have been smoothed by flowing water after many years. Ideal stones are typically flat and all rough spots removed. Though the stones are usually smooth to the skin, often therapists use massage oil on the stones or on the skin so the stones glide even easier while massaging the muscles. The thermal conduction in the warm stones brings about local and systematic changes in the body and influences energy centers for mind and body balances. The energy and mineral content of the stones form a powerful synergy of healing energies as they physically relax the muscles and body.
A Spa-Pro Hot Stone Massage is a unique connection one can experience with nature, offering a sense of spiritual sacredness we too often forget. But please, do not take our word for this; you must experience it for yourself!
Spa-Pro began serving the Hot Stone Massage market in 2003. After several versions of product, Spa-Pro introduced last year our current models in 6 and 18 qt. sizes featuring stainless steel covers and base wrap. Both units have UL approval which is very important for equipment which likely will see use in a spa or other commercial setting.
Spa-Pro is a division of The Metal Ware Corporation in Two Rivers, WI, USA. Metal Ware was founded in 1921 and will celebrate its 90th anniversary next year.
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Dealer/distributor Inquiries 920-794-3130 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1700 Monroe St. - PO Box 237
Two Rivers, WI 54241-0237