What is Reflexology?
Reflexology is a Holistic / Complementary Therapy, it’s an ancient art more which is more than 4,000 years old. It involves the Therapist applying pressure to reflex points on the feet or hands that send stimuli to various organs or glands in the body.
Reflexology is a completely safe form of therapy, as well as being a very relaxing and pleasant experience.
The purpose of a course of treatment is to normalise the body’s functioning, to help to break down tension and alleviate stress, and improve nerve functioning and blood supply through the body.
The aim of Reflexology is to correct the three negative factors involved in the disease process, Congestion, Inflammation and Tension.
Congested conditions are responsible for bringing about growths: Inflammatory conditions are those such as colitis, bronchitis or sinusitis. Tension is responsible for lowering the efficiency of the immune system.
Reflexology treatments are primarily intended to improve the body’s circulation and to assist the body in speeding up the elimination of waste products, so that toxins do not have a chance to build up to harmful levels in the liver, kidneys, or bowel. Reflexology can also help to control the perception of pain by stimulating the release of endorphins – the body’s natural painkillers – from the pituitary gland, in the brain, into the bloodstream. In this way it improves all of the body’s functions and thus encourages the body’s natural healing processes to work more speedily and efficiently.
To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. – William Londen