How Are the Stones in Hot Stone Therapy Heated?

Answer Hot stone therapy is an ancient technique that massage therapists often offer their clients. It provides a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. Part of the benefit of the therapy comes from the... Read More »

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When making pizza in a barbeque, should the stone be pre-heated?

To best cook pizza, pre-heat a pizza stone at 450 degrees Fahrenheit in an oven or a barbecue grill. Grease the stone and pizza dough with olive oil, then place the dough on the stone and cook it f... Read More »

How to Season Massage Therapy Natural Basalt Stones?

Massage therapists enhance the effects of a massage by using heated stones. Natural basalt stones are preferred by many therapists because they are smooth and retain heat well. Heated stones agains... Read More »

What Types of Stones Are Used for a Stone Massage?

A massage therapist gives stone massages with special heated or chilled stones to treat a range of complaints. The therapist places the stones on particular points of the body, such as the neck, sp... Read More »

Where did hot stone therapy come from?

Hot stone therapy can be traced back more than 5,000 years to India, where it was known as Ayurveda. It originated from healers using rocks obtained from river beds who heated them on hot coals or ... Read More »