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Hot Stone Massage

A 2,000-year tradition

Whoever put hot stones together with massage is a genius. And that genius dates back more than 2,000 years to China. Other cultures through the Americas, India and Europe also used hot stones as part of their ancient healing practices.

Hot stone massages use smooth, flat, rounded stones usually carved from basalt. Basalt is a type of volcanic rock that holds heat. The stones are placed into a heater, covered with water and then warmed to the correct, safe temperature.

Because we all have different sensitivities to heat, your therapist will test the heat of the stone to ensure you are comfortable.

The therapist uses the heated stones as an extension of their hands to massage the body. The shape and design of the stone allow the therapist to work deeply into your muscles if you prefer a massage with firmer pressure.

The heat from the stones can promote a deeper state of relaxation and warm particularly tight muscles. This is a wonderful, warming treatment all year round.

Hot Stone Massage at Nautilus Beauty and Spa - Holistic Therapy Centre on Marino Mart

Deep muscle relaxation

Hot stone massage is about more than placing stones in a straight line on a person’s back during a treatment. Although stone placement does have a therapeutic purpose, more on that shortly.

The heat from the stones can promote deep muscle and tissue relaxation, improve circulation, and reduce stress or anxiety. It aids in relieving back pain and general muscle tightness and tension.

When the stones are placed along your back, not only does this allow the heat to penetrate your muscles and joints, the weight of the stones creates a very relaxing and grounding feeling.

What our customers say

The Urban Oasis package certainly lives up to its name! Such a lovely treatment from start to finish. Plush surroundings, beautiful delicate decor and lush products made for a fabulous treatment with the loveliest therapist. Can't stop coming back!

Sharon O.

Calm Beauty is my new place-to-go for massages. The ladies are amazing with excellent technical skills and beyond friendly services! I highly recommend all of the massage therapists: Niamh, Karen and the two Jennys! Treat yourself with some massage or facial 🙂 I'll definitely be back for more treatments.

Amanda S.

I absolutely love going to the ladies at Calm. I have had a massage from each therapist and I can safely say every therapist is fantastic. I am very picky when it comes to massages, and they are the best I've ever had at Calm.

Jacqueline C.

Calm Beauty is a little oasis in Dublin 3. They have fantastic measures in place in the salon to make it feel so safe right now, without in anyway compromising on your treatment. I can not recommend Jenny Fitzpatrick highly enough for massage, reflexology or facials. She is literally amazing. Try the Urban Oasis - it’s time you will be glad you invested in yourself

Maire S

The most soothing, warm and welcoming spot in Dublin. An incredible relief from the general anxiety of the last year.. I genuinely felt lighter and brighter leaving, then when I arrived and it will be the first place I go when it's safe to do so again.

Rezann

Beautiful space, friendly and professional staff. Floated away. Highly recommend the massage facial combo.

Ciara S.

Had an amazing experience in the new Drumcondra premises with every attention to Covid 19 regulations so felt very safe. My therapist was Jenny Fitzpatrick and I can't remember ever feeling so relaxed after a treatment. Have already booked my next one.

Anne D.

Niamh was wonderful and pleasant and hygiene standards were impeccable which is very re-assuring

Anne D.

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