How I do Hot Stone Massage Myth Buster: You’ve probably seen those pictures of the beautiful woman or man with stones set in rows or patterns on their back. This is usually done for the picture. In actuality, Hot Stone Massage is a massage technique done with smooth hand sized stones heated to the perfect temperature and covered with massage oils. Hot Stone Massage is a luxurious treatment that takes what could be a painful object, a stone, and turns it into a luxurious and relaxing treatment that brings blessed relief and relaxation. The heat of the stones opens blood vessels, increases lymphatic flow, loosens muscles, and softens knots. I.