The Stone Massage Therapy Mastery Training integrates the various stone tools and techniques. The bundle consists of the following courses:

  1. Hot Stone Massage Therapy Training & Certificate
  2.  Hot Stone Massage Therapy, also known as Geo-thermotherapy, is the use of smooth, flat basalt stones in heat applications, combined with massage strokes to create a deep, relaxing treatment.
  3. Himalayan Salt Stone Massage Therapy Training & Certificate
  4. Himalayan Salt Stone Massage Therapy uses warm salt crystal stones to soothe away stress and tension and promote an increased sense of well-being. Its grounding properties help to improve sleep and balance the Central Nervous System.
  5. Cold Marble Stone Massage Therapy Training & Certificate
  6. Cold Stone Massage Therapy, also known as Geo-cryotherapy, works on the principle of heat exchange. This occurs when a cooler object is applied to a warmer temperature – inflamed areas of the body; the cooler object will absorb the heat to achieve balance.


Each course includes self-care and proper body mechanics, technique theory, benefits and contraindications, anatomy and physiology, tools and ingredient knowledge, business focus, client management, technique breakdown, and protocols. Included are step-by-step videos to guide you in your training process. 


This advanced education course features a 360 degree learning approach to ensure you will gain knowledge in theory technique breakdown, proper body mechanics, self-care, product knowledge, and business skills. 


Course Statement

As with all continuing education, it is understood that the wellness provider is responsible for verifying that information provided in courses is within the wellness provider’s state and/or local scope of practice as defined by law. In addition, course participants should be advised that additional training and education is required to be truly proficient in any topic. Once the course is completed and the student scores 70% or higher on the exam, the wellness provide will receive a Certificate of Completion. 



Course Curriculum

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What you will learn:


  • How to establish self-care practices, including proper body mechanics 
  • An understanding of techniques, benefits and contraindications 
  • Proper health and safety procedures focused on infection prevention & control 
  • An understanding of Anatomy & Physiology   
  • How to integrate service offerings with business-building strategies 
  • Client management, including consultation and after care 
  • Proficiency in Hot, Cold, and Himalayan stone massage therapies with technique, pressure, and speed 
  • Proficiency in a full body Hot, Cold, and Himalayan stone massage therapies 





Meet Your Teacher: Lori Vargas, MBA, CPA, Health Coach

"My courses are the culmination of the experience that I have obtained over two decades as the owner & operator of multiple spas. My approach integrates theory, technique breakdown, proper body mechanics, business skills, client and retail management, and full protocols to integrate into practice." 

Lori is founder of 360 Wellness Education, offering well-rounded wellness advanced education with over 20 years in the spa sector as founder of multiple spas, massage school, and spa consultant. 14 years with Fortune 500 corporations with a focus on corporate strategy and business development, CPA, and MBA from The University of Chicago. Lori has assisted spas/resorts to find solutions for spa business development and financial growth. Entrepreneur, Author, Adjunct Professor for Spa Management, Consultant, Ironman Triathlete, and Proud Mom. PEACE!



Interest in hot stone massages continues to trend!


Over the past 5 years, there’s been a sustained demand for hot stone massages. Consumers continue to search for this soothing treatment, especially during the last 12 months. And their interest shows no sign of waning.


Recommended products to pair with your course.

Theratools Basalt Premium Therapy Stone Set, 61 pc

Designed to give you the effective working tools for many types of massage techniques, this 61-piece massage stone set has a generous amount of large, medium, and small working stones to allow you to consistently rotate stones in and out of your heater to maintain the perfect temperature for your client. It features additional working stones along with the Sacral Belly Stone and other specialty placement stones to create the perfect balance during a stone massage. The stone sizes listed are approximate, and colors may vary.


Get Theratools Basalt Stone Set

Theratools Marble Facial Starter Set, 7 pc



Crescent Eye Stones are good for working around the eyes using gentle and light effleurage strokes helping to tone the muscles of the eyes, lessen wrinkles and help with swelling.
Small Cheek Stone are good for working the cheek area as well as the temporomandibular joint using Swedish strokes like effleurage.
Small Face Stones are great for massaging the face, ears and neck. It can also be used to place over the eyes to bring down any swelling as well as toning the muscles of the face. The small stone can be used around the eyes and lips using gentle effleurage strokes.
The Neck/Pillow Stone is a placement stone for under the neck. This stone needs to be placed under a towel or pillowcase so as not to burn the client. This stone is used when a client gets overheated, it can also be used on a client that has a headache with the combination of hot as well.
The stones act as an extension of the therapist's hands. They can be used warm or cool as needed to address specific client conditions.
Using stones allows the therapist to apply deep pressure without straining his/her wrists/hands.




Get Theratools Marble Facial Starter Set

Saltability Himalayan Salt Stone Set, 12 ct

Use hand-carved Himalayan salt massage stones to provide deep relaxation as they soothe tense, sore muscles. They can be used for hot or cold therapy and with a small amount of coconut oil. When added to a detox bath, they can help balance the body's energy flow. Set of 12 includes 4 round, 4 oval, 4 teardrop.


Get Saltability Himalayan Salt Stone Set, 12 ct




Decker 6 Quart Stone Warmer






The Decker Stone Heater is a must for heating massage stones. Additionally, it features a double steel pan that prevents heat loss, fluctuations, and hot zones. This heater is a great item and very simple to use; just fill the bowl with cold water and adjust the gauge to the desired temperature.


Get Decker 6 Quart Stone Warmer


Theratools Marble Basic Body Set, 6 pc


The Small Round Stones are great for effleurage, petrissage, or as a placement stone to cool of areas of swelling. . The small stone is good for the smaller muscle groups, like the hands and feet as well as the neck. The stones can be used in general effleurage and petrissage strokes to cool the area.
The Medium Round Stone are great for effleurage, petrissage, or as a placement stone to cool of areas of swelling. The medium stone is good for the medium muscle groups, like the shoulders, calves, arms and chest. The stones can be used in general effleurage and petrissage strokes to cool a larger area.
The Single Taper Oblong Stones are good for trigger point, deep tissue, and compression. Since this stone is long and thin, it makes is a good stone to work on the arms as well as for specific work on the neck. The opposite non-tapered side is good for stripping and effleurage.
The stones act as an extension of the therapist's hands. They can be used warm or cool as needed to address specific client conditions.
Using stones allows the therapist to apply deep pressure without straining his/her wrists/hands.


Get Theratools Marble Basic Body Set


Saltability Himalayan Salt Massage Stone Warmer Poly-Carbonite Bowl with 12 or 18 Stones

Introducing a new innovative way to perform stone massage using pure Himalayan salt hand carved into massage stones. The warmer is a green, low-energy, eco-friendly warmer. It uses no water, no chemicals, and reduces power use by 80%. Its energy source is shielded to protect the therapist and guest from EMFs (electromagnetic field, i.e. bad electricity). It utilizes LED lighting to heat the stones to their maximum temperature in 40 minutes, and includes a 7 day timer for automatic start-up and shut-off matching spa hours. The warmed salt stones emit negative ions in the treatment room benefiting therapists and clients by reducing their oxidative stress. Stones are sprayed and wiped clean with a 100%, all natural, EPA registered, hospital-grade disinfectant. The warmer and stones emit negative ions to reduce pollen, allergens, EMFs, etc., as well as, a beautiful glow. In these models, a poly-carbonite bowl acts as a container for the Himalayan salt massage stones. 12 Stone or 18 Stone set.


Get Saltability Himalayan Salt Massage Stone Warmer


As with all continuing education, it is understood that the wellness provider is responsible for verifying that information provided in courses is within the wellness provider’s state and/or local scope of practice as defined by law. In addition, course participants should be advised that additional training and education is required to be truly proficient in any topic. Once course is complete and wellness provider scores 70% or higher on exam, wellness provider will receive a Certificate of Completion.



This refund policy is specific to this course and instructor. Refund consideration is available if less than 15% of the course has been completed and within 30 days of purchase. Once 15% or more of the course has been completed or it is past 30 days of purchase, no refund will be available.



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Stone Massage Therapy Mastery Bundle (Hot Stones, Himalayan Salt Stones, Cold Marble Stones) Feedback



Great course. I found that it was well rounded and provided me with exactly what I needed.” – Christine K., Massage Therapist

 

“It was a great course lots of info and detail” – Day Spa Owner / Manager

 

“Everything was perfect, I was impressed at the full-length videos with all the techniques” – Esthetician, Massage Therapist, Owner / Manager

 

“Access to Continuing education like this has been so helpful and easy and I am thankful. CEUs should not cost as much as they do in the first place.” – Massage Therapist

 

“Thank you for all the courses and information you composed together during the COVID - 19 outbreak. Universal Co-published everything that I needed to stay informed, productive and resourceful for myself and my clients. I feel prepared to return to work with the knowledge I've gained during such an unpredictable time. Thanks!” – Massage Therapist