Swollen feet

Swollen feet

Swollen feet are a common occurrence, uncomfortable and disconcerting. Foot massage will comfort and the better treatment are hot cold compresses. The heat of hot stones or towels increase the circulation, relaxes the deep muscles which reduces stiffness and pain. It...
How hot should my stones be?

How hot should my stones be?

Bottom line here is that the more cool the temperature the cooler the stones should be. If the stones can’t be handled by therapist or burn your skin immediately after contact they are too hot. In cold winter months your skin is more chilled and therefore a hot...
When is it not safe to have a HOT stone massage

When is it not safe to have a HOT stone massage

There are few comforts that are more relaxing than lying on a heated massage table in a warm, dimly lit room while receiving a Hot Stone massage. There are however some times when you should NOT receive this treatment.   Contraindications for hot stone massage...
Reasons to get a massage in Winter

Reasons to get a massage in Winter

Massage has many wonderful benefits to offer regular clients and all who are looking for reasons to enjoy a massage. In winter there are several really good (legitimate) reasons to go for regular massage. Dry Skin The first obvious sign of the cold highveld winter is...
What should I know about massage if I am pregnant?

What should I know about massage if I am pregnant?

During a pregnancy we know your body becomes sore and strained. For the lucky few who breeze through their pregnancies they are both fortunate and in the minority. The restless sleep and occasional heartburn does not make getting comfortable easy. The beauty of...