Cold Stone Massage Therapy is a modality that uses Marble Stones that are applied to the body surface with varied stone temperatures. The course focuses on various techniques and stone designs to provide therapeutic and revitalizing massages with benefits and contraindications. The course will focus on how to integrate service offerings with business-building strategies. The step-by-step approach illustrates the Cold Stone Massage Therapy to allow one to develop and/or refine skills. 


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 are required to be truly proficient in any topic. Once the course is complete and the wellness provider scores 70% or higher on the exam, the wellness provider will receive a Certificate of Completion.


Approved Continuing Education by FSMTB.



Course Curriculum

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What you will learn:


  • Establish self-care practices including proper body mechanics
  • Demonstrate understanding of techniques, benefits, and contraindications
  • Demonstrate proper health and safety procedures focused on infection prevention & control
  • Demonstrate understanding of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Integrate service offerings with business-building strategies
  • Demonstrate client management including consultation and aftercare
  • Demonstrate proficiency in hot stone massage therapy with technique, pressure, and speed
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a full body hot stone massage therapy





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!




Recommended products to pair with your course.

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.


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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
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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