Reflexology is based on the Traditional Chinese and eastern belief that by manipulating different parts of the body such as feet, lower legs, face, ears and hands you stimulate various organs within the body to maximise and improve their function. Reflexology is a non-invasive holistic therapy with no adverse side effects that can be used for children as well as adults. The practical application of reflexology consists of the therapist using his /her hands in order to feel for tissue inconsistencies which may indicate potential problems within specific areas of the body. By the application of gentle movements with light pressure namely on the feet, hands, ears or the face: a stimulation of nerve reaction promotes the release of toxins, boosts energy levels, enhances hormonal balance, improves circulation and decreases pain and inflammation within the body.
Some of the benefits of reflexology:
- Reduce stress and anxiety through relaxation
- A headache and migraine reliever
- Hormonal imbalance e.g PMS, PMT and the menopause
- Digestive problems
- Aids Sleep
- Minor ailments