What is a Hot Stone Massage?

Hot stone massage is a specialty massage that uses smooth, heated stones. They are often basalt, a black volcanic rock that absorbs and retains heat well, but they can be other types. The heat is both deeply relaxing and helps tight muscles release. What Can I Expect During my Hot Stone … [Read more...]

Why do people get hot stone massages?

Many people find the warmth of the hot stones to be comforting and relaxing during their massage treatment.  Hot stone massage is suited to people who tend to feel chilly or who have cold feet. It’s also suited for people who have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage.  Your Massage Therapist … [Read more...]

What is a Swedish massage?

Swedish massage is the most commonly offered and best-known type of massage. If you have never had a massage before, a Swedish massage at Glow Med Spa is the perfect place for you to start. During Swedish massage, you therapist will use massage oil or cream to facilitate smooth, gliding strokes with … [Read more...]

7 Massage Tips

 A few tips and recommendations to get the most from your massage: Be on time. If you arrive in a frenzied, rushed state, it may take longer to relax Try not to eat just before a massage session. Let your body digest your meal first Be as receptive and open to the massage process as … [Read more...]

How often should I get a massage?

It is our belief, at Glow Med Spa, that massage should be part of your regular self care. Once the beneficial effects of massage on health and well-being are understood and experienced, the body develops a natural desire to experience these healing benefits more often. Here are a few massage timing … [Read more...]