Introduction to Hot Stone Massage
Taught by Diane Henderson, LMT, MTI & Licensed Esthetician
Hot Stone massage therapy eases muscle tension, increases circulation, and relaxes sore muscles. This course s designed to instruct the LMT on the healing effects of hot stone therapy on soft tissue. The deep heat penetrates the soft tissue allowing the client to relax while saving the therapist's hands.
Come and learn the history of Hot Stone Massage, the history of the basalt stones, and how to prepare them, along with sanitation and storage. Proper draping and stone layouts are covered as well. Along with learning the benefits of Hot Stone Massage, you will also learn how to do a full body Hot Stone session, and a step by step treatment and protocol along with pricing guidelines. Save your thumbs and let the stones do the work for you! Hot Stone Massage is a wonderful skill to add to your massage practice and boost your income. With the addition of hot stones to your practice, you will be able to help your client reduce stress, tension, and pain with little physical exertion on the therapist. Hot stones can be used as a stand alone treatment or can be incorporated into an existing protocol. Hot stones are a great addition to the massage therapists body of work.
The class includes a starter set of stones.
DIANE HENDERSON MT, MTI has been practicing massage for over 20 years and currently has a private massage practice called Healthy Spirit Bodywork. She is a licensed Esthetician who has also had additional training in Body Talk (energy work), Trigger Point work, Deep Tissue Techniques, Aromatherapy, Chair Massage, Myofascial Release, and skin care education.
Course fee is $150 6 CEUs