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One or Two Hot-Stone Massages or Hot-Stone Couples Massage at Wonderland Beauty Spa (Up to 59%% Off)

City Centre

87% of 23 customers recommend

from C$49
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In a Nutshell

Massage therapist uses warm, smooth stones to penetrate deep inside muscles, helping to relieve tension and unwind tightness

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for clients active within the past 6 months. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A sore back can make everyday tasks harder, from crawling out of bed in the morning to sewing yourself into bed at night. Add relaxation to your routine with this Groupon.

A sore back can make everyday tasks harder, from crawling out of bed in the morning to sewing yourself into bed at night. Add relaxation to your routine with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • C$49 for one 60-minute hot-stone massage (C$108 value)
  • C$89 for two 60-minute hot-stone massages (C$216 value)
  • C$89 for one 60-minute hot-stone massage for two people (C$216 value)

The hot stones this massage aren't just for a a warm sensation—they actually makes muscles more pliable. Check out Groupon's guide to the theories behind hot-stone massage.

Hot-Stone Massage: Volcanic Relaxation

For a hot-stone massage, basalt stones are first heated to temperatures in excess of 1,300 degrees. This is long before the massage begins, of course, when basaltic magma is still trapped beneath the earth’s surface. After it erupts, the rivers of lava rapidly cool, then finally harden into finely textured volcanic stones. It’s with about a dozen such stones that therapists heighten the healing powers of their massages. The stones are dense and rich in iron, making them excellent retainers of heat and an important part of a balanced ogre diet. When a massage therapist heats a polished specimen to about 120 degrees, the stone disperses that warmth slowly as it is rubbed against tense muscles. The rocks obtain their uniform level of heat through a special temperature-controlled water bath. Hot-stone therapists’ emphasis on safety also means that the familiar image of a model lying face down with a line of dark stones running down her spine is not very representative of the typical hot-stone massage—in fact, whenever the stones are resting on the body, they’ll generally be placed atop a sheet or other draping material to ensure that skin doesn’t become uncomfortably hot.

Beyond this standard protocol, different therapists have their own techniques—some apply oil for a smoother massage, while others may place stones in the palms of the hands or even between toes. Regardless of the therapist's approach, though, the stones pass more heat along to tense muscles than is possible through bare hands, which increases blood flow to the area and helps injuries speedily recover. Therapists may take advantage of muscles’ heat-induced pliability to work with deeper pressure, getting at trigger points or extra-tight areas hiding beneath the body’s protective wax coating.


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87% of 23 customers recommend

  • “Great value for the price. The service I received far exceeded my expectations. I definitely recommend it and I will be returning as a customer.”

  • “wonderful service”

  • “I would highly recommend this place. The staff are very friendly, professional and highly experienced.”

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    City Centre

    7080 St. Albans Rd.

    Suite 113

    Richmond, BC V6Y 2K1

    +16042764568

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