Hot Stone Therapy Course

By using the deep penetrating heat from basalt stones during massage therapy, the body is able to bring about a healing response by balancing itself on all the levels of being –emotional, mental, physical and spiritual. The stones used in hot stones massage therapy are formed from volcanic lava, enabling them to retain their heat. Various shapes and sizes of stones are used to create an effect on the different parts of the body and thus, in a flowing and continuous movement, bring about the feeling of wellbeing and harmony.

Covered in the course
  • History and Theory of Hot Stones
  • Chakras
  • Stones Used, Working with the Stones
  • Theory of Massage
  • Massage Movements and Their Effects
  • Anatomy & Physiology ---Elementary
  • Contra-Indications and Safety advice
  • Oils and Powders that can be used
  • Massage routine and technique

  • Course Outcome
    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Practice Hot Stone massage
  • Perform a hot stone theraphy massage
  • Having the necessary knowledge pertaining to
    work ethics and professionalism when
    performing hot stone theraphy

  • Course Type
    Internationally recognized provider program
    This course contains elements of SAQA Unit
    Standards ID: 377487


    You can start with this course immediately on enrollment and all your course material and student pack will be sent to you within 14 –21 days after enrollment is received.

    Although you should be able to complete this course in 3 months, open learning gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace within a 2 year period

    Exams for obtaining Certificate
    15 case studies
    Practical exam