Lava Shell Massage is a relaxing massage that uses heat, like hot stone massage and La Stone Therapy. During a Lava Shell Massage, the therapist uses real shells from the Philippines to gently massage your body. The heat comes from inside the Lava Shells due to a mixture of a minerals and algae with salt water and essential oils. When they are combined inside the shell, it creates a chemical reaction that causes heat for one or two hours. While a Lava Shell massage has some similarities to hot stone massage, it also has some important differences.The therapist massages your body using heated clam shells, called Lava Shells. The therapist hold the shell in the palm of their hand while using light Swedish massage strokes. It's primarily a relaxing, soothing massage.