Article Archive

January 2018 (2)

December 2017 (1)

November 2017 (9)

October 2017 (7)

September 2017 (4)

August 2017 (5)

July 2017 (4)

June 2017 (1)

May 2017 (3)

April 2017 (4)

March 2017 (1)

February 2017 (2)

January 2017 (1)

December 2016 (5)

November 2016 (3)

October 2016 (5)

September 2016 (8)

August 2016 (6)

July 2016 (2)

June 2016 (1)

May 2016 (3)

April 2016 (9)

March 2016 (20)

February 2016 (2)

January 2016 (20)

December 2015 (8)

November 2015 (35)

October 2015 (49)

September 2015 (44)

August 2015 (38)

July 2015 (63)

This Week's Top Stories

  1. Should I Have a Massage or Bowen Therapy
  2. Changing on the Inside to Improve the Outside
  3. Living with the Rhythms of the Seasons
  4. The Power of Reflexology
  5. Tension Triangle
  6. Acupressure massage in the workplace
  7. Beliefs: Are You Living Your Best Life?
  8. Reiki: 'learn' to do it for yourself!
  9. Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway!®
  10. Anxiety, Panic & Claustrophobia: Case Study, Alison

What is Reflexology?

Posted by Phyllida Wareham

905 Days Ago


Reflexology is a gentle, relaxing and non-invasive holistic therapy that treats the feet by way of massage and applying pressure to balance the whole body. It encourages both relaxation and stimulation: the first helps the body rebuild its energy resources and recover from illness and disease whereas the second helps activate circulation and the nervous system, making both more efficient and thus benefiting the body as a whole.

The effects and benefits

Reflexology affects the body in different ways, and no two clients will have identical experiences. Reflexology can benefit almost everyone. More people are using this safe, natural therapy as a way of relaxing, balancing and harmonising the body and reducing stress levels. It can be used to treat many conditions, such as:

  • Stress-related conditions
  • Migraine/headaches
  • Joint/back pain
  • Sleep disorders
  • Digestive disorders e.g. IBS
  • PMS
  • Menopause
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy - after the first trimester and a valuable tool during labour and the birth process.

Or it can just be thought of as an hour of 'me' time in your busy day, allowing you time to switch off and simply enjoy the sense of relaxation and well-being.

 

Phyllida Wareham

Article written by Phyllida Wareham - Woking

I am a fully qualified, insured reflexologist and a full member of the Association of Reflexologists (MAR). Co-founder of Balance Reflexology, a mobile reflexology service covering Surrey and surrounding areas, visiting you in the comfort of your own home or workplace at a time to suit you. If you prefer, we... [read more]

Indian Head Massage
Reflexology

View Profile


Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

© Find a Private Tutor Ltd, 2014 / View our Privacy Policy / Website by Simon Hix.