The use of stone therapy is to relieve tension, and to release negative energy. It could also increase circulation, ease aches and painsand boost flexibility. Basalt massages have been found to make people feel calmer at ease, more refreshed at ease, less stressed, engaged and confident in their world. This could be due to the effect the heated stones have on the body. It relaxes muscles, dissipates tension, and draws out stagnated energy.