Hot and Cold Stone Reflexology

Course Goals:

Hot and Cold Stone Reflexology is one way in which you can protect your hands and joints and enhance the quality of the Reflexology treatment you provide for your client. It is also a therapy that can be used to treat specific problems your clients may present with. With the advent of portable heating bags this therapy is now also ideal for mobile therapists

Learning to use Hot and Cold Stones to carry out a Reflexology treatment helps the client relax faster as well as helping the Reflexologist work on a deeper level with the client

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Course Description:

Hot Stone Reflexology combines the benefits of ‘Geo-Thermotherapy’ (the use of heat applications) combined with Reflexology techniques using basalt stones to create a deep, relaxing and treatment. Cold Stone Therapy, also known as Cryotherapy, works on the principle of heat exchange. This occurs when a cooler object is placed in direct contact with an object of warmer temperature – inflamed areas of the body; the cooler object will absorb the heat of the warmer object in an attempt to achieve balance.


It is suggested that due to the heat or coldness of the stones the effect and depth of the Reflexology treatment is 5 times as great as using just the the fingers/hands

On Completion:

This Course certifies for 7 hours of group learning.

Upon completion of this Course I will be able to?

Perform both Hot and Cold Stone Reflexology treatments safely and effectively.

Adapt the treatments to suit the client’s needs.

Identify situations when the use of Hot and/or Cold Stones are more appropriate.

Safely lay a Spinal Set of Hot Stones for the Client to lie on

Understand and interpret the meaning behind any variation in the heat of the Spinal Stones at the end of the treatment

Understand the differences between Yin and Yang and their effect on the Body.






Course Prerequisites:

You must be a qualified Reflexologist, Massage therapist, Aromatherapist or Manual therapist (Level 3 or above) to attend this Course.

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David’s background is Biomedical Science and the Teaching Profession. He was an Examiner for A-level Biology and used to teach Biological Sciences upto undergraduate degree level. David then discovered Complementary Medicine and initially combined teaching Biological Sciences along with treating patients. However, his interest in the Complementary Medicine grew such that he gave up teaching […]

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