Hot stone massage is increasing in popularity. Heated stones in fragrant oils are applied to key points on the body. The direct heat relaxes the body which means the massage is more effective and intense than a regular massage. The technique of working the hot stones along the body with cooler stones encourages the body to detox and heal, increasing lymph flow and flush out waste. In this 1 day Hot stone massage course you will learn the skills and techniques to perform hot stone massages successfully, ensuring you client releases stored tension, boosts circulation, recharges energy levels and enjoys deep relaxation. Portobello Certificate of Attendance The Portobello Certificate will then be recognised by AIT (Associated Irish Therapists) for insurance purposes. Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. You must hold an ITEC Holistic Massage or industry equivalent – CIBTAC or CIDESCO Course content modules:andgt; History of Hot Stone massage Contra Indications Benefits of Hot Stone massage Materials and Equipment, soucring, set up and care Practical Instruction Home and care of the patient All materials will be provided by the college.