With hot and cool stones for best results,
or only with the hot ones if you prefer it.
This very ancient way of healing, the art of stone massage, relaxes the body at its deepest level and is effective in creating harmony and balanced energy flow.
The subtle energies of stones are known to promote a meditative state of quietude and calm. Stones formed by sedimentary and volcanic action are very effective. The thermal conduction of the stones brings about local and systemic changes in the body, influencing the energy centres, balancing both body and mind.
The energies of the stones and the universal energy assist the balancing of the body’s internal energy flow (chi). The heat from the stones increases your heart rate and helps to regulate blood flow. It also helps to rid the muscles of toxic waste products, which builds up from stress and bad lifestyle habits. Stiff joints benefit from the penetrating heat, making this an excellent choice after exercise or any physical work.
Hot stone therapy is also used to help relieve stress, depression, PMT and is also effective for some skin disorders.
Sometimes cold stones are used in Munich along with the warm ones, to further stimulate the circulation. The whole treatment is both relaxing and revitalizing, and is said to clear the body's energy channels to promote wellbeing and good health.