Clinically it is the application during massage therapy of deep penetrating heat, with heated stones. Using Stones of different temperatures whether hot or cold, on the body to bring about certain healing responses has been done for countless eons. LaStone Therapy uses different temperatures in conjunction with Mother Earth and Stone Clan People to bring out balance and healing through skilled practice.
This contemporary approach to alternating temperatures in massage is a multifaceted technique designed to benefit client and therapist at once. The therapeutic potential of this treatment goes beyond measure. The physiological benefits of alternating hot and cold to the body have long been scientifically and medically proven.
LaStone Therapy capitalizes on these traditional practices with a current approach. Basalt and marble stones are the medium and the hot and cold temperatures are the message. This "vascular gymnastics" of the circulatory system assists the body in self-healing. LaStone Therapy administers this principle with unerring elegance.