Reflexology involves the massage of specific zones, usually the feet, that are believed to correspond to areas of the body. It can be traced back to ancient China, India and Egypt.
The practitioner sees the soles of the feet as representing a map of the body and seeks to resolve congestion or tension by treating the part of the foot that is believed to be mirrored in the corresponding part of the body.
Reflexology seeks to restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium. Many people complete a course of Reflexology for a specific ailment but often continue with regular treatments as a way of maintaining a sense of well-being.
Many people use Reflexology as a method of relaxing the mind and body to counteract stress. Reflexology may help with:
You will be given a full consultation by the Reflexologist in order to determine your present and past health and lifestyle. The Reflexologist will then use their hands to apply pressure to the feet. Using specific reflex points on the feet and by working on these points the objective is to positively affect the corresponding organ or system of the body. A session usually last for about an hour and a course of treatments may be beneficial.