When preparing for hot-stone massages, therapists pick out the smoothest river stones for placement on tense muscles and the most misshapen ones for throwing off the bridge later. Keep your aura in working order with today's Groupon: for $59, you get a 90-minute hot-stone sugar scrub at Hot Stone Hut.
Hot Stone Hut's experienced massage therapist Mariah Hunter personally selects smooth basalt stones from the coast of Vancouver Island, then extends her keen eye to pinpoint aches and pains that riddle clients’ spines. The hot-stone sugar scrub kicks off with a dry exfoliation, whisking away dead skin and lingering cookie crumbs while stimulating the body's lymphatic system. Next, Hunter swathes bodies in a sugar scrub, which sloughs away dingy skin to reveal lustrous, supple torsos and limbs. Finally, newly buffed bodies bask beneath warmed massage stones. Coated with nourishing coconut oil, the butter-smooth stones traces soothing routes across beleaguered muscles. After 90 minutes of pampering, clients waltz out of the salon with skin smooth enough to slip between closing subway doors.
1095 McKenzie Ave.
Victoria, British Columbia V8P 3H8