Hot and Cold Stone Massage

Hot and Cold Stone Massage

45.00

£45 deposit - rest of balance due two weeks before course date.

Full course price: £145

Book now and get the 1 day Hot & Cold Stone Massage Training Course (FHT Accredited) and Kit (Vulsini Hot and Cold Stone Bags and Hot and Cold Stone Sets).

All kits purchased are collected on the day of the course at our Battersea, London venue.  A special offer will be applied for purchase and course on the day.

1 Day FHT Accredited Hot & Cold Stone Massage Course

  • This is an advanced massage CPD (Continuous Professional Development Course) and lasts for one full day with pre-reading required.

  • Includes Training DVD

  • 10 CPD Points

  • FHT Accredited

Prerequisite:  Qualified Massage Therapist, NVQ Level 3/Similar

Course Hours:  9.30am – 5.30pm

Location: Battersea, London. Free Parking, nearest train station: Clapham Junction

Course Content

  • Begin with a short theory session

  • History of Hot and Cold Stone Therapy

  • Benefits and contra-indications of thermal stone therapy 

  • ‘Hands on’ session – give and receive a Hot and Cold Stone Massage under the instruction of the lecturer

  • Offers you the ability to add/enhance your treatments with stone therapy as well as teaching you a stone therapy routine

  • You will receive a Certificate of Attendance

  • Uses both hot basalt stones and cold marine/marble stones

About Hot and Cold Stone Massage:

The application of warmed Basalt stones and cold marble stones combined with manual massage to provide the client with a deeply relaxing, therapeutic experience.  This treatment also benefits the therapist not only financially but also physically.

As a contemporary therapy, hot and cold stone massage was introduced to the world of spa treatments by Mary Nelson in 1993. The therapeutic use of stones and rocks has, however, been employed for thousands of years in various forms.

The technique utilises smooth warm ‘basalt stones’ in the therapist’s hands to massage the client’s body; the heat gently penetrating the skin and muscles, helping the recipient to relax quickly and effectively.

Basalt stones are the stones of choice for hot stone massages because basalt retains heat better than any other type of stone and they have a smooth texture.

Benefits for Clients

  • Increased circulation

  • Good for deep tissue work with even and longer pressure being applied

  • Reduces stress and fatigue

  • Eases muscle aches and pains

  • Treats a variety of chronic pain conditions including back pain and headaches

  • Aids relaxation

  • Highly effective for lymphatic drainage

Benefits for therapists

  • Saves therapists hands, wrists and body from over-exertion

  • Allows therapists to apply greater pressure without extra physical exertion

  • Treatment is perfectly suited for clinic work or mobile – the equipment is portable

The deposit comes off the price of the course - VAT is included, no hidden extras. The full venue address, balance payment information & how to pay will be sent to you as soon as you book.

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