LaStone therapy blends the ancient Native American art of stone massage with modern bodywork techniques. It is growing in popularity as a way of providing relief for stiff and aching muscles, improving circulation and bringing about deep relaxation and rejuvenation. This manual: explains the principles behind LaStone therapy - what it is and what it does; details the health benefits; reveals how LaStone provides deeper, more sustained massage than conventional methods; explains the Native American traditions which underpin LaStone; provides a list of therapists and resources; explains how basalt and marble stones are heated and placed under soft towels at the body's energy points including the hands, along the back, the stomach and the forehead; reveals how cooled stones are also used to soothe inflammation and to comfort tired eyes, or are used in conjunction with heated stones as a form of thermotherapy; and outlines what you can expect from a treatment.
Jane Scrivner established The British School of Complementary Therapy in Harley Street, London. The school teaches full- and part-time courses on a range of complementary therapies. - Jane is the author of the most popular series of 'Detox' titles on the market. Bestselling titles include Detox Yourself, Detox Your Life, Detox Your Mind, The Little Book of Detox, Total Detox, Quick-fix Hangover Detox, Stay Young Detox and Water Detox (all Piatkus). - Jane is regularly featured in the media. She lives in Stratford-upon Avon.