Reflexology is a natural healing therapy that goes as far back as the Egyptians thousands of years ago. Gentle touch is a subtle and delicate form of reflexology that uses a very light and comforting touch which is intended to improve your own healing power. This technique helps people emotionally, physically and with increased levels of energy. It is an holistic therapy, it treats the whole body. The feet mirror the body and there are thousands of nerve endings that terminate in the feet, hands and face, the practitioner gently stimulates a reflex point to cause an effect in the body.
The feet mirror the body
Reflexology can help many conditions including the minor disorders of pregnancy which can be quite troublesome. Reflexology can be a supportive therapy for clients undergoing treatment for cancer by helping with stress, emotions and sickness. Research has shown that ladies who find it difficult to become pregnant have opted to have Reflexology and this has helped enormously.
What happens in a session:
Prior to your session a health questionnaire will be completed and then you will be made comfortable in a reclining chair and your feet wrapped in towels. The treatment does not tickle or hurt.
You may feel:
- Bubbles moving round the body - energy
- Feel sensations in different parts of the body
After a session you may feel:
- Relaxed and chilled
- May be spaced out
- Feeling tired
Over the next 24 hours you may experience:
A headache due to the elimination of toxins as Reflexology is a detoxing therapy, it is important to drink plenty of water. You may have a very good night's sleep as many clients do. Visit the toilet regularly. Sometimes the therapy throws up old symptoms and you may feel rough for a couple of days, this does not mean that Reflexology has not been effective and then you will feel better. These symptoms are called a healing reaction. It is advisable to have regular sessions to keep the body in balance.
Interactive Foot Map
Video of Introduction to Gentle Touch Reflexology
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