Hot & Cold Therapy

All the benefits of Swedish Bodywork blended with the healing powers of a warm River rocks that were smoothed over time by the river current. The heat of the stones warm and relax the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired.

30 Minutes $50

(Focus on back, neck and shoulders)

60 Minutes $90

75 Minutes $105

Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body. The heat of the stones warm and relax the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply deeper pressure, if desired. The warmth of the hot stones improves circulation and calms the nervous system. Stones are placed on points that are thought to be energy centers of the body to rebalance the body and mind. A common question people have is whether to get hot stone massage vs Swedish massage or a regular massage. Some people find the warmth of the hot stones to be comforting and get this type of massage for relaxation. Hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly or who have cold feet. It's also suited for people who have muscle tension. The heat relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to work the muscles without using deep pressure. People also get hot stone massage for a variety of health conditions: Back pain and aches, Poor circulation, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis , Stress, anxiety and tension, Insomnia and Depression
Relaxing hot stone upper body Swedish massage combined with cool stone face treatment.

20 Minutes $40

40 Minutes $60

Hypertensive muscles are first massaged with ice and then hot clay packs are draped over the area. Together, they soften tight muscles and adhesions. Once wrapped, the clay packs can deliver tension melting heat for up to 20 minutes. Muscle tension can block the natural flow of lymph, hormones, nerve impulses, blood and qi energy. Eventually these blockages affect other parts of the body creating weaknesses and lowering the immune system.

20 Minutes $40

40 Minutes $60

Receiving hot and cold massage equally can bring the benefits and pleasures of combining both. In addition, massaging and alternating the hot and cold stones helps every cell in the body to receive more oxygen and nutrients and moves lymph thereby encouraging a more effective removal of toxins. Blood vessels will rise to the surface and dilate when the hot stone is applied then vessels will constrict and move blood back to the inner core muscles when cold is applied. The opening and closing of the blood vessels cause a pumping action within the circulatory system which brings more blood to the lungs and heart. It is pretty much vascular gymnastics for the body. It allows the body to achieve the same level of relaxation and rejuvenation as going to a sauna and then jumping in the plunge pool – but with the benefits of a massage included.

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Black Mountain Body Works
601 W. State Street, #3
Black Mountain, NC 28711
TEL: 828-664-0109