Stay warm this winter with a hot stone massage

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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Melt away the doom and gloom of mid-Winter with a 90-minute blissful and ultra-relaxing Voya Seaweed Hot Stone Massage which is currently available at the Orchard Spa in Hotel Kilkenny.

Melt away the doom and gloom of mid-Winter with a 90-minute blissful and ultra-relaxing Voya Seaweed Hot Stone Massage which is currently available at the Orchard Spa in Hotel Kilkenny.

Louise Hally and her team of expert therapists offer blissful escape from the harsh Winter elements as you relax in the comfortable surrounds of the salon.

This Voya massage combines all the benefits of organic hand-harvested seaweed, deeply aromatic essential oils, with deft hand and stone work to give the most invigorating massage imaginable.

The Seaweed Hot Stone massage relieves tight and stressed muscles, stimulating the body right down to the toes, leaving you soothed and calmer than you can have ever dreamed.

If you’ve overdone it over the festive season and are looking for peace, relaxation and the best hot-stone massage this one and half hour treatment is just for you.

The massage targets key trouble spots on the back, neck and shoulders using Voya’s organic seaweed Oil. This is followed by an intense massage of the lower legs, focusing on relaxing any tight muscles. This treatment concludes with a delicious head massage to ease the mind.

This massage is ideal for deep tissue treatment. Aromatic organic essential oils are combined with leaves of seaweed and placed on the body; heated stones are then placed over the leaves. The heat of the stones soothes the muscles while releasing the powerful seaweed extracts into the body to detoxify skin.

There are multiple benefits to seaweed and it contains anti-aging properties which improves suppleness and elasticity of the skin by promoting tissue regeneration. It also stimulates the renewal of damaged skin cells resulting in brighter younger fresher looking skin. Seaweed also tightens and firms the skin reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps prevent premature aging.

Nature’s most powerful anti-oxidant from the vegetal world – fights against harmful environmental aggressors, thus slowing down the signs of aging. It also strengthens the immune system and helps with prevention of acute illnesses by deeply detoxifiying, hydrating and nourishing the system.

Seaweed contains almost all the vitamins and minerals that the body needs. It has a high mineral and vitamin content to help to strengthen skin and bones, optimising the body’s functions. It is packed with fluorine, magnesium and calcium to help restore a radiant skin complexion. Minerals in seaweed help to maintain the skins natural moisture balance leaving the skin neither too dry nor too oily.

The use of seaweed also impacts cellulite and aids the contouring process by stimulating micro-circulation. Toxins are flushed from the body as the circulation functions in a healthier manner and lymphatic drainage is increased. As a result the appearance of cellulite is reduced.

Seaweed has been used as an effective treatment for a number of skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis and acne. Seaweed is known for its anti-inflammatory properties as well as therapeutic properties in treatment of sensitive and allergy prone skin. It also balances the metabolism and contains iodine which is essential to regulate the thyroid gland and in turn the metabolism.

Seaweed and its benefits offer fantastic holistic support and promotes an overall feeling of well–being as well as soothing aches and pains.

For more information or to book this treatment contact The Orchard Day Spa on (056) 7756555.