Hot Stone Massage Therapy – WS FULL – Email to be added to waitlist

Hot Stone Massage Therapy

with Joy Sablatura Rockwell

This workshop is currently full.

Please email with your name and phone number to be added to the waitlist.


About the Workshop:

Learn how to give a thorough, relaxing, therapeutic massage with heated smooth lava rocks in this Hot Stone Massage Class. Hot Stone massage is one of the most frequently requested treatments at spas around the world. The treatment you will learn is a perfect blend of hydrotherapy, Swedish and Deep Massage techniques.

In addition to all the new techniques, Joy Sablatura, an expert and long-time Hot Stone instructor, will teach participants the benefits, indications and contraindications for hot stone, and how to correctly use and clean the equipment.

Hot Stone Massage is an excellent, fun, and effective way to expand your massage modalities and spa services. Join us for a fascinating and informative CE class. Tuition includes for each participant a full set of basalt stones!


1. To identify several historical uses of stones

2. To name several properties of basalt stones

3. To know which supplies and equipment are needed for the stone massage

4. To state how to clean and care for the stones

5. To know the appropriate temperature range for the hot stones

6. To know several ways to adjust the temperature if the stones are too hot

7. To know the benefits, indications, contraindications and considerations of hot stone massage

8. To experience receiving a hot stone massage

9. To practice and demonstrate giving a hot stone massage

About the Instructor:


Joy Sablatura Rockwell, MA, LMT, MTI is a long-time Instructor and therapist specializing in hot stone massage, Swedish and deep massage, myofascial release, and Balinese massage. She also has a Master's Degree in Spiritual Psychology with a focus on Consciousness, Health and Healing from the University of Santa Monica. A former nurse and social service advocate, she has many years of experience facilitating health education classes and personal growth workshops.