Autumn Hot Stone Massage
Autumn is the season where we begin to calm the system after the energy of summer... the leaves start to change colour, we begin to notice a chill in the air and the ground starts to feel damper underfoot. In this season we should begin to eat foods that are a little heavier and more warming than the summer salads. And we should gently warm the body in other ways.
Hot stone massage is a healing therapy that has been practiced by various ancient cultures. The Native Americans used hot stones in their ‘sweat lodges’ to facilitate cleansing on both the physical the spiritual planes. Hot stones have also been used extensively in the practice of Ayurveda, the natural healing medicine of India.
During a hot stone massage, you will often feel an immediate release from tension in the muscles as the heated basalt stones are smoothed gently over the body. These hand-picked, naturally tumbled, stones are heated for over an hour before use in order to maintain a balanced warmth. The heat is then evenly transferred into the body and penetrates deep into the muscle layers to achieve a soothing and therapeutic experience.
Used with specific remedial techniques, the stones will allow the deep release of tight muscular restrictions, more effectively, and with less pressure-related discomfort, for the client. Hot stone massage can help to alleviate pain, improve circulation and help rid the body of toxins. This treatment is also very comforting and beneficial for individuals suffering from fibromyalgia. The treatment will reduce stress, promote calmness and increase relaxation.
The science of Ayurveda acknowledges the synergy between the individual being and the environment and seasons. The change in the seasons impacts us and we can help to maintain balance by responding to these seasonal shifts.
Incorporating an Ayurvedic oil blend into the treatment will leave you feeling nourished and more balanced from the inside out. Autumn is dominated by the Vata dosha, governed by air (movement) and ether (space). The Vata oil is a blend of sesame oil, turmeric, nut grass, mimosa and vetiver, to help nourish the skin maintaining vitality and softness. This oil is lightly scented with Rosewood, Lavender and Ylang Ylang.
A combination of energy healing, hot stone massage and Ayurveda, the Sacred Space Signature Therapy is a wonderful way to reach a state of deep relaxation and grounding. Allow all your tensions to melt away... be they physical, mental or emotional.
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