In this month of September we welcome spring and having Inzolo Spa’s beautiful surroundings filled with the sound of birdsong, and brightened by colourful flowers. As all of nature comes alive, spring is a great time to awaken your winter body with Lastone therapy – also known as hot stone massage.
Heated stones have been used to take massage to a higher level of healing within many cultures for millennia. The earliest accounts of hot stones being applied to improve relaxation and health come from Ayurvedic practitioners in India, 5000 years ago.
At Inzolo Spa our therapists are trained in the skillful application of hot stone massage. In this treatment smooth volcanic energised stones are heated and used during the massage to relax and ease tension in your muscles. The heat and weight of the stones allow our therapists to prepare the body by warming your muscle before applying further pressure to the area.
Not only is the sensation of the warm stones nurturing and soothing but their application benefits the body by:
relieving muscle spasm, pain, tension and improving muscle relaxation
releasing toxins and improves skin appearance
significantly reducing stress and anxiety
helping to promote better sleep
creating a sense of comfort and warmth
helping in decreasing cancer symptoms
helping to relieve the symptoms of autoimmune diseases
helping to increase joint flexibility
Lastone therapy can be teamed with any of our 30-, 45-, 60- or 90-minute massage options, and is compatible with any of our massage mediums including coconut oil, Africology oil or body butter – or our sports massage product, Freebody.
We invite you to linger – book a healing, invigorating hot stone massage, to be enjoyed in the tranquility of Inzolo Spa, and then stay a while to sip on a refreshing beverage under the shade of our leafy plane trees in Hout Bay Manor’s courtyard.