As we get into the fall, and the busy season at Essence of Health we are encouraging all of our clients to plan ahead and book your appointments for October, November and December. As many of you know the evening and Saturday appointments go quickly during these times, as people are looking to use up their benefits before the end of the year. Book your appointments today!
Hot Stone Massage Therapy once thought of as a spa treatment is becoming more and more popular in a clinical, therapeutic settings. The basics of the treatment remain the same. Lava stones are heated to a comfortable temperature and used throughout the massage to provide heat and relaxation to further losen up tight muscles. The difference I find, lies in the techniques used. In most spa treatments I have experienced, the stones are placed on the body to heat up specific areas and then removed when the massage begins. Very rarely have I noticed the stones being used in correlation with the massage techniques themselves. Massage Therapists are trained to use the heated stones along with massage techniques, alternating between the stone and their hands. Using the