Hot Stone Massage
Escape to Te Aroha to experience Pauline’s signature Sacred, Hot Stone Massage at her peaceful wellness retreat. Cocoon yourself in warmth as the heated stones penetrate your muscles to pamper and nurture you on the deepest level possible.
Learn how this grounding and warming massage can help you feel nurtured…
Hot Stone Massage...
Pauline's, Hot Stone massage is not your average beautician style massage, it is grounding and spiritually awakening. Clients have experienced huge release and reconnection during this treatment.
Pauline invites you to experience a deeply nurturing treat. During your 2 hour long Sacred Hot Stone Session you will feel your body, mind and soul nurtured in the most spiritual, unwinding and relaxing way, that you have ever felt before.
This sacred session is not your everyday beautician hot stone massage, but an earthy reconnection to your own juicy divine life force.
Mindful healing touch and care is given so that you can receive the full benefit of this beautiful experience. Your entire body is massaged, first with aromatherapy wax using long firm strokes. Then the heated stones follow, dropping you deeper into your body.
Approximately 60 heated stones will be massaged over your whole body leaving you feeling safe, cocooned and supported. Some clients have likened the feeling of the heated stones on their body to that of liquid gold or hot honey.
During this time you may find yourself floating in and out of consciousness. That is O.K and what may be needed at the time for your healing to take place.
My bliss escalated to a whole new level…
My story of a Hot Stone Massage...
Blissbombed by Pauline's Sacred, Hot Stone Massage...
*Heavy sigh* I have just been BLISSBOMBED!
I, myself, am a bit of a touch whore, I need to be touched , lots and often, In fact I think my idea of heaven is somewhere that you lie around being touched and pampered all day, every day.
Now, I’m not selfish (well maybe just a little bit), I also do a fair amount of touching, hugging and pampering of those people who are precious to me.
As I have said we all need touch and none more so than those who are healers, which, let’s face it is all of us whether we realize it or not.
I have had a rough week this week, with lots of minor stresses and strains. This generally results in my shoulders hovering up around my ears somewhere, tension headaches and snappish moods, not great for anyone to be around.
Luckily, I had booked in for a Hot Stone massage with the lovely Pauline from Nurturing Massage.
I’ve had massages before and they have been great but none of them came close to the experience of a hot stone massage with Pauline. I had heard of hot stone massage before and seen images of people with stones lined up down their back. But I had no idea what I was in for.
First up was selecting the wax that Pauline was going to use and since I was interested in feeling like a girly-girl.
I went for Jasmine and Neroli – simply divine. The room was dimly lit which created a lovely soothing atmosphere, as did the soft music and plush towels. So far, so massagey…
Once I stripped off and snuggled under the towel Pauline reemerged and ever so gently, but firmly, started massaging my back. And then she started hitting the knots and tight bits. Oh my Lord! You never fully realize how tight you are until a massage therapist hits those spots.
Once she introduced the hot stones the bliss escalated to a whole new level.
At first I wasn’t sure if she had just warmed her hands on the stones or if she was actually massaging me with the stones. She was. And OMG they are the most amazing feeling!
The best way I can describe it is they feel like liquid heat and take your body into a completely different dimension. I imagine it as something akin to lava (you know, without the skin melting temperature), melty (in a good way) just hot enough to be soothing and make your muscles sigh with delight.
I cannot begin to describe for you all the intricate ways in which she used those stones.
I do know that once I rolled over (not a small feat in itself as I was already mostly jelly from all the relaxation, oh and naked…. did I mention I was butt naked? And my boobs do tend to take on a life of their own when freed from the confines of my bra, so all semblance of decency had left the building by this stage.
I went to a male masseuse at one stage, and he discreetly left the room for me to roll over – one boob still managed to wrangle its way out from under the towel, which he thoughtfully tucked back in when he returned LOL.) now where was I?
Ahh, yes, lying on my back Pauline proceeded to place hot stones all down my front (delicious) which was great right up until I laughed and it became like a 10 point earthquake with stones about to be launched in all directions (note to self: tuck in boobs and don’t laugh on the massage table).
I feel unbelievably grounded in my self, centered in a way that I wasn’t, before we started.
After two whole hours of being pampered (could have happily laid there all day), oiled to within an inch of my life (still delightfully oiled even now as I write this – delicious). Muscles in a state of total bliss, unfurled and soft.
Hot Stone Massage
Why you need to choose a Sacred, Hot Stone Massage, over a plain massage...
The sacred hot stone session is a very worthy investment in your health and wellbeing. Your immune system will be grateful too.
Expect to be lovingly massaged with delicious hot stones all over your body, in my relaxing heated massage studio, while listening to soothing music and breathing in therapeutic essential oils.
This massage is perfect for those individuals that are:
- Tired and lethargic
- Have sore muscles
- Are anxious or depressed
- Experiencing symptoms of stress
- Feel like they could do with a long holiday
- Wish to experience a purely grounding & spiritual based massage
- Have body issues
- Wish to learn how to love themselves more
- Wish to receive touch that is more nurturing and safe
- Have a deep desire to bring more sensation into their bodies
- Wish to become more confident in receiving touch and giving touch
- Are experiencing grief
- Have experienced trauma relating to body violation
- You want to find your sparkle again
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Unwinding of the Belly
Sacred Hot Stones
Unwinding of the Belly
What's involved in our Sacred, Hot Stone Massage...
INITIAL CHAT …
Firstly, we start with a 15-30 min chat. This will help me gather any further information to fully support you during your session. So let’s talk about what has been happening in your world, including any medical conditions, injuries or allergies that may affect your session.
HEART TO HEART CHAT ABOUT YOU
This is an opportunity to have an honest chat about your lifestyle, relationship issues, traumas or stress triggers, that you may currently be experiencing. I will also ask you which preferences you have for wax, touch, and if there are any areas on your body that you feel need more attention, ie. back or feet etc
Then while you get ready, I will create an immune boosting, aromatherapy remedy to be used in your treatment.
THE HOT STONE MASSAGE CAN BEGIN…
The Hot Stone Massage is made up of multiple layers…
Settle in to receive a full body massage, first with the aromatherapy wax, then with the heated stones to the back of your body. Focusing on tight muscles and taking the time to move any stagnant energy out of the body. Once you are turned over, a set of perfectly placed heated stones will be placed beneath your body to further relax you, while you receive the rest of the treatment to the front of your body.
Care will be taken to relax and release pain in the feet, calves and thighs. First with wax, then with stones…The Sacred Hot Stone Massage includes Unwinding of the Belly, to help with detoxing and digestion, even unlocking your creativity…further release work will be performed on the arms, hands, shoulders and breasts, while a belly lay grounds and heats you to your core. Toe stones will be added, and then while your feet snuggle within the warm towels, a nourishing facial massage will be performed to finalize your sacred hot stone session.
Hot Stone Massage - is for you if you need...
Hot Stone Massage
Manage Stress more effectively
Total health can be achieved through a vast array of preventative and rejuvenative teachings and practices of Ayurveda: lifestyle and dietary recommendations, herbal tonics, detoxification regimens, exercise methods such as yoga postures, meditation and more.
With the stimulation of the channels of subtle energy, prana is regulated, the mind is calmed, which decreases stress, insomnia and emotional disturbances
Calms the Body, Releases pain in joints and muscles
Balances the bodies polarities, encourages breathing, good sleep, proper digestion, and better flow of lymph and blood to organs
Increase Energy, Strength & Stamina
Release the ego, release fears of self loathing and self judgement and everything else that no longer serves you. Connect back in with your higher self you spirit, your truth and your gifts.
Detox, Improve Digestion, Improve lymph drainage
Detoxify internal organs. Pacifies the digestive fire by unwinding the belly
Migraine and Sinus Relief
The final head and face massage will helps to release and calms overactive minds, insomnia, hyperactivity, blocked sinus which affects breath, sexual function and libido
Find Joy and Peace
A Sacred. Hot Stone Massage is grounding and balancing, Something beautiful happens when the body, mind and spirit receive exactly what it has been asking for...Joy and Peace flow through you. Release of anxiety and depression
Receiving nurturing touch awakens the sexual centres even when no touch is given to the actual sex organs. The body realigns itself to being more receptive to sexual touch. Clients have said that their sex lives have improved after receiving a Sacred Hot Stone Session.
Hormones become balanced after the body receives what it needs. Touch, Aromatherapy and balancing
What You Can Expect Every Time...
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It is quite normal to feel vulnerable when receiving any kind of massage therapy. As a practitioner, I am acutely aware of the need to make my clients feel comfortable. I pride myself on having an easy going, non-judgmental manner that hopefully, puts people at ease quite quickly. I am sure you will love the experience of freedom that bodywork brings about.
This will depend on the session chosen. Therapeutic and Sacred sessions are full clothed. Certain full body massage/loving touch/mini-surrender or the longer tantric sessions that require two way touch or skin on skin contact for deeper intimacy may require a naturist approach. However the options will be discussed with you before the session begins.
Full Service (sexual intercourse) is not a service that is included in our practice. However we do believe that you may have a most enjoyable, liberating and fun time receiving the session that is created for you.
Mindful touch and total presence is encouraged during any full body massage/loving touch/mini-surrender or tantric session. However each person involved in the session (both client/s and therapist/s) will be encouraged to speak consciously about their personal needs/boundaries/fears/desires prior to the session commencing.
Yoni is a sanskrit word for Vulva/Vagina/Pussy – according to tantric philosophy the Yoni is the source of all that exists and represent Shakti and Devi, the creative force that moves throughout the entire universe.
Lingam is a sanskrit word for Penis – loosely translated as the Wand of Light that channels creative energy and pleasure.
Full Body Massage also known as Loving Touch or Sacred Sensual Massage. This is a sensual awakening session, in which the client is nude, and the entire body is massaged, including in men the penis and prostate and in women, the yoni and breasts. It is a complete massage with every body part included unless specifically requested otherwise.
A Stress Management Massage is a therapeutic bodywork experience that includes the whole body minus the genitals. It does however include breasts and buttocks, as well as reflexology to face, feet and hands and unwinding of the belly.
The Mini-Surrender session is a shorter, entry level sensation building session that allows the client to dip their toes into BDSM whereas the Absolute Surrender Session is a deeper dive that includes role play and significant fetish and fantasy implementation.
No, Kissing is fluid exchange, and a high risk behaviour that could spread STD’s. Therefore it is not encouraged. Unless of course you are attending a Couples Intimacy Session, then kissing is encouraged between people that share a fluid bond.
If you are feeling like it is time to start feeling great again and reconnect with yourself, boost your self confidence as well as your immune system, de-stress and receive some beautiful loving bodywork, I encourage you to call me to book some time to nurture yourself, so that you too may start enjoying your life with bliss, love & anticipation.