Geothermal Stone Therapy, uses both hot basalt stones and cooled white marble stones.
It is based on the knowledge of native people who have used hot and cold stones and specific stroke and layout systems for over ten thousand years.
The skillfull combination of hot and cold stones encourages relaxation and assists the body in self-
Basalt and marble stones are the medium and the hot and cold temperatures are the message.
This "vascular gymnastics" of the circulatory system will help to bring your body back into balance.
The Effects Of Heat
increases the metabolism
makes muscles and tissue relax as they expand
causes blood vessels to expand, increasing blood supply
increases circulation, bringing fresh blood to the heated muscles
helps the body get rid of waste products (increases the lymph function)
The Effects Of Cold
stops muscle spasms and relaxes the muscles
the body's pain relievers are released, numbing pain
causes blood vessels to contract, sending blood & fluid away from the cooled area
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