Stone Medicine

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Stone Medicine

Stone Medicine is a shamanic approach to stone massage based on Native American teachings and traditions. The courses are certified by the Geothermal Therapy Association and several courses are also part of the LaStone® certification program. The focus of the courses are on the spiritual aspects of hot and cold stone massage. Each treatment is … Continue reading »

More Sacred Symbols

I have the privilege and honour to work with clients who appreciate and enjoy the Sacred Symbols that are created by the end of each session. I record the symbols and mail the photos to the client. This way they can keep track of their progress and how things change from session to session. Everybody … Continue reading »

Wellness at Lamennais

Starting today, I now offer Advanced LaStone® Therapy, Stone Medicine, Shamanic Journey, Ceremonies and Wellness Workshops at 5 rue Lamennais, 75008 Paris. This marks a milestone for me as it is my first independent place to work from. Until now I’ve worked from home, visiting people at their home, or worked freelance for others. Now … Continue reading »

How to treat your massage stones

 Image by Taunaki via Flickr Sunbathing stones. There are several things you should take into consideration when you take care of your massage stones. Sanitation is the most important factor and must never be neglected. I wrote about general hygiene a while ago, and will here share the official guidelines from the Geothermal Therapy Association. … Continue reading »

The Three Relations

A The Three Relations layout The full treatment, The Three Relations is a combination of gentle facial massage with hot and cold stones, energy work and emotional boost. With ceremony the stones are used and placed in accordance with ancient Stone Medicine traditions. Protection, empowerment, connection to Creator, removal of the old mask and applying … Continue reading »

Balancing the Water Fall

Image via Wikipedia Balancing the Water Fall is a a treatment which aims to balance the flow of energies in the body. Traditionally it is thought that the water in the body is balanced and aligned. Looking at it from an Eastern viewpoint, meridian points are stimulated and the flow of chi in the body … Continue reading »

Bury the Soul

Sacred Strokes – Bury the SoulDeeply relaxing and comforting. When you take Castle Building and Cocooning back to their roots you begin at Bury the Soul. Bury the Soul is an old Native tradition, where the recipient is literally buried in stones and rocks. Under ceremony and with several people participating in the stone placement. … Continue reading »

Sacred Strokes

Sacred Strokes – The Three Relations.Gentle facial massage combined with stone placement. The Sacred Strokes is a collection of various stroke sequences and sessions, many with ancient shamanic roots. The focus and intent is on spiritual and emotional healing, rather than a physical treatment. Each Sacred Stroke is a sequence of stone placement and motion, … Continue reading »

Sacred Symbols

A Sacred Symbol is a lay-out of the stones used during a treatment. When the stones are taken off the client, they’re placed ceremoniously on the floor in a pattern by the therapist. Creating Sacred Symbols is an ancient Native American practice used in Inyan Pejuta – Stone Medicine. Originally there would be Stone Walkers … Continue reading »