What is Reflexology?
Based on the principle that reflexes (points and areas) on the hands, feet and lower leg correspond to internal organs and other physical structures.
The Reflexologist stimulates specific places on the foot according to a “micro map of the body” to access the organs, muscles, bones, nerves, lymph nodes and glands of the body.
How does Reflexology Help?
It is now estimated that 75% of ailments, injuries, aches and pains are present due to stress. Reflexology allows the body to release that stress enabling the body to repair and heal itself and is known to:
- Relieve the effects of stress
- Improve and supports the immune system
- Increase circulation
- Clear the body of toxins
- Relieve pain
- Improve Digestion
- Eliminate waste from the body
- Promote relaxation
- Lower blood pressure
- Improve and balances hormonal function
- Relax tense muscles and ligaments
- Improve nerve function
- Improve sleep
What's involved in a Reflexology Massage?
Your practitioner will first ask you to place your feet in a warm foot soak bath to commence the release of your sensors in your feet. They’ll ask a few questions to best understand your needs and how best they can assist you. You’ll then be asked to lay down on the massage table and relax while they work on your feet one pressure point at a time. The session is 60 minutes.
Who Benefits from a Reflexology Massage?
The combination of relaxation and the physical changes during a treatment places reflexology as an effective treatment for stress related issues, heel spurs, sore muscles, headaches, sinus issues, digestive issues, depression, menstrual issues, injury recovery, and many, many more illnesses and conditions.
Reflexology treats the whole person by bringing harmony to the physical, mental and emotional, it considers the whole person rather than just focusing on one illness.
It can support people living with chronic conditions, as treatment for acute issues and as a prevention and maintenance program.