During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated Hawaiian stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The stones are made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat. Massage therapists may hold heated stones as they massage your body using Swedish massage techniques.
The hot stones to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body. Anyone who is experiencing muscle tension and pain, insomnia, or stress may benefit from a hot stone massage.