Hot Stone Massage Gig Harbor


A perfect blend of shallow and deep massage

Unlike other massages, “hot stone massage Gig Harbor WA” is a unique massage that offers a plethora of benefits. Although it may sound like a new kind of massage, the origin of this massage is dated back centuries. Yes, you read it right, as you would already know massage is not some new treatment, it has been around for thousands of years, and so has this kind of massage. Although, modern techniques have modified the procedure nonetheless the essence is the same. Using hot stones during massage to make sure that you get the essence of the massage deep down the core, is what makes this massage unique and one of its kind among other massages.

Procedure of hot stone massage that we follow


  • Calm music, soft lighting, and a relaxing atmosphere create a peaceful and comfortable setting in the massage room.
  • Given that you will be exposed to heat from the stones, our therapist would adjust the room’s temperature to ensure your comfort.
  • Typically, basalt stones are utilized because of their ability to hold heat. In order to keep these stones at a constant and secure temperature (typically between 120 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit or 49 and 60 degrees Celsius), they are heated in a dedicated heater or a water bath with a thermometer.


  • Then our massage therapist will perform a consultation to go over your medical background, any particular worries, and any body parts that require attention.
  • Any ailments, wounds, allergies, or prescriptions that might interfere with the massage will be asked about at this stage.

Getting ready for the massage

  • You will be required to lie face down on a massage table that has padding and is typically covered with a towel or sheet.
  • To preserve privacy and warmth, the body would be covered with a sheet or towel, excluding the massaged region.

Stones application

  • To promote relaxation and energy flow, our therapist would begin by applying heated stones to particular body parts, such as the palms, feet, or in between the toes.
  • Larger muscle groups will also be softly pressed and warmed with the stones.

Massage technique

  • To promote easy stone movement and lessen friction during massage strokes, our therapist will apply oil or lotion to the skin.
  • Then our therapist will apply different massage techniques, like effleurage (long, gliding strokes), petrissage (kneading), and circular motions, using heated stones and their hands.
  • Depending on your comfort level and reaction, our therapist will change the stones’ pressure and temperature.


  • If you request it, your therapist will adjust the massage by concentrating on particular areas of tension or discomfort.


  • Then our massage therapist will end the massage by taking out the stones and giving you a short period to unwind.
  • It is recommended that you take a few minutes to rest after the massage and drink water to be hydrated.

Recommendations for aftercare

  • You need to hydrate well in order to help eliminate any toxins that were released during the massage.
  • Refrain from engaging in demanding tasks right after the massage.
  • Use ice or heat, as needed, to relieve any residual pain.

How we are your best option

Having a Gig Harbor massage from us means you are in for a treat. Not only you would be able to have the true essence of the massage but also the courteous services by our therapist will make you feel pampered. Moreover, you will have the authority to customize your session the way you want. Whether you want to add the hint of reflexology massage WA techniques in your massage, our therapist would make sure, you get the massage the way you want.

Benefits of having Gig Harbor Massage with Hot Stone

  • Relaxation and stress relief
    The warmth of the stones makes possible a deep state of relaxationwhich helps to relax muscles and tissues. Together, the light pressureand warmth reduce stress and foster a feeling of peace and well-being.
  • Ease muscle tension
    Deep into the muscles, the heat from the stones releases tension and improves blood flow. This can greatly lessen soreness, stiffness in the muscles, and chronic pain.
  • Improved blood circulation
    The hot stones stimulate blood vessels to expand, improving blood flow, as they are applied to the body and moved along predetermined patterns. Better oxygenation of tissues and the elimination of metabolic waste products from the body can both be facilitated by improved circulation.
    Improved quality of sleep
    Better sleep patterns can be achieved by persons who receive hot massage therapy, as it induces relaxation. It can aid in better sleep quality by lowering stress and encouraging relaxation.
    Emotional and mental health
    Stone massage is beneficial for mental health in addition to physical health. It can improve mood, lessen anxiety, and give one a general sense of well-being.