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types of massage offered at Ellis Hollow Healing Arts

swedish deep tissue sports
reflexology rehabilitative hot stone
on-site chair side by side  
somatic awareness aromatherapy  

hot stone massage
Hot Stone Therapy is a type of bodywork that instills a deep and profound relaxation by using natural basalt (i.e. volcanic) stones that have been warmed in a water bath. The stones are of varying sizes, and they are used in two ways: a) as tools, extending the therapist’s hands with pointed, heated pressure, and b) they are also placed on key points along the body in order to radiate heat into the skin. The penetrating heat softens tense muscles, melting knots and stress away. It is especially helpful for relief from fibromyalgia, chronic pain, arthritis, for athletes, and for those recovering from injuries.