Reflexology in a nutshell
Reflexology is a tried and tested ancient Chinese and Egyptian form of massage, using techniques similar to acupressure. The Reflexologist manipulates key areas and specific points on the feet (or hands, and sometimes ears, called auriculartherapy).
The aim of a Reflexology treatment is HOMEOSTASIS, which means to bring the body’s energy flow into balance (of the body, mind and spirit), as Meridians and energy centres of the body are balanced you come into a state of equilibrium.
A Reflexologist follows mapped out areas on the foot that correspond to particular organs and parts of the body. The Reflexologist will stimulate points and regions on the feet to help eliminate energy blocks.
When energy blocks are released 'dis-ease' in the corresponding areas of the body is also released.
Reflexology restores balance and harmony in the body and can help to calm the mind, relax the body, which are all inter-connected, and can help relieve a wide variety of conditions including:
Calm emotions and Reduces depression
Increases nerve function
Increases energy levels
Helps with chronic pain and general 'aches and pains' (may help reduce pain)
Helps with Stress, anxiety & hypertension
Helps ease insomnia
Can help sinus problems, digestion problems
Eases Headaches - Migraines
Speeds up healing of wounds
Helps eliminate toxins from the body
Stimulates blood circulation in the body
Improves cognitive health
Stimulates nervous system
Beneficial during Pregnancy
Reflexology is a very healing and relaxing treatment, which requires no removal of clothing (non-invasive). There are different styles of Reflexology from Traditional to 'Gentle-Touch' all of which are super wonderful and healing