Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones as an extension of their own hands, or by placing them on the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so the therapist can work more deeply, more quickly.
The Origin of the Hot Stone Massage Warm stones have been used for therapeutic purposes for thousands of years. Though there are no written records dating before the last century. It is widely accepted and believed that warm stones were used to massage the body during ancient times as well. Native Americans, for example, used […]
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New Practitioners and Therapists make the Urban Wellness Hub their new working home. We are really pleased to welcome several new faces to the Hub and to see the range of modalites on offer grow even more. This means there is a greater likelihood that if you are looking for a treatment or therapy, you […]
What is EMMETT… The EMMETT Technique is an amazingly effective, gentle, safe and easy to apply muscle release therapy. It is used to address pain and discomfort, improve body movement and restrictions, restore a positive emotional / behavioural state and improve the quality of life. This internationally recognised technique developed by Ross Emmett and taught […]
Most people find Reflexology an incredibly relaxing therapy and therefore helpful as part of a coping strategy for everyday stress.A good highly qualified and experienced Reflexologist can work out a tailor made treatment plan to encourage the body’s own healing response. Reflexologists treat the person and not the disease.
Yoga’s history has many places of obscurity and uncertainty due to its oral transmission of sacred texts and the secretive nature of its teachings. The early writings on yoga were transcribed on fragile palm leaves that were easily damaged, destroyed or lost. The development of yoga can be traced back to over 5,000 years ago, […]
Little is known about the history of aromatherapy, or where it originated specifically, but the Egyptians are credited with developing one of the first distillation machines to extract oils from certain plants — cedarwood, clove, cinnamon, to name a few — which were used to embalm the dead. The practice of using infused aromatic oils […]