Reflexology is an ancient healing and energy balancing system performed predominantly on the feet, but can also be received by the hands. The feet and hands hold a map of the body. Using pressure massage the reflex points can be stimulated, energy is sent into the correlating organ which starts to put itself more into balance.
Gentle pressure point massage given to the feet or hands, restores the flow of energy throughout the entire body, encouraging your own natural healing system. A beautiful, relaxing and calming treatment.
The benefits of Reflexology; Profound relaxation, reduced anxiety, eases depression, boosts energy levels, pain and muscle relief, balancing of hormones, speeds up healing process, boosts cognitive performance, induces sleep, strengthens immune system.
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More Information about Reflexology
Reflexology is the holistic understanding, study and practice of treating points and areas in the feet and hands that relate to corresponding parts of the body. Using precise hand and finger techniques, a reflexologist can improve circulation, promote relaxation and enable homeostasis. This encourages the person’s own healing systems to be activated to maintain well-being.
Reflexology is a gentle healing art, dating back to ancient Egypt and China. The benefits of this therapy were acknowledged even then and can be seen in Egyptian tomb artwork from around 2000 BC. This depicts a scene of the giving and receiving of foot massage.
In 1913 Dr William Fitzgerald introduced Reflexology to the West. He found that the application of pressure to one part of the body could create a response in another. This reflex relationship was found to lie within certain longitudinal zones of which there were ten in the body. Fitzgerald called this “zone therapy”.
In the 1930’s Eunice Ingham further developed the study of zone therapy, becoming the reflexology we know today. She determined that the reflexes on the feet and hands were an exact mirror image of the organs of the body.
Reflexology is for all ages and can relieve a range of acute or chronic conditions. After you have completed a course of reflexology treatment for a specific condition, many people find it beneficial to continue with regular treatments in order to maintain health and well-being.
While many people use reflexology as a way of relaxing the mind and body or counteracting stress, many doctors, consultants and other health care professionals recognise reflexology as an effective therapy. Reflexology helps us to cope on a physical, mental and emotional level, encouraging us to heal and maintain health in all areas of our lives.
The Reflexology practitioner will first conduct a full personal consultation. This will look into your past and present health, also your lifestyle. The consultation enables the treatment to be tailored to your specific needs. All this will be discussed on a confidential basis.
A reflexology treatment lasts for approximately one hour. The feet are treated, so you simply remove your socks and shoes. You will be invited to sit or lie on a comfortable treatment chair or couch. The reflexologist will use their hands to apply precise pressure techniques to the feet treating specific points which correspond to organs and systems of the body.
Following treatment, any significant findings will be discussed with you. As the effects of reflexology are cumulative, many people find it beneficial to continue with regular treatments.
To gain maximum benefit from your reflexology treatment try to rest afterwards, this helps to boost the body’s natural healing abilities. Increasing the amount of water that you drink can help to flush toxins from your system, aiding the detoxifying process.
Listen to your body, put aside time to relax. After one or two treatments your body may respond in a very definite way. Most people describe a sense of well-being and relaxation; sometimes people can feel lethargic, nauseous or tearful, this is transitory and is a part of the healing process. This is vital feedback for the reflexologist, it shows how your body is responding to treatment, it will help to tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs.
A wonderful therapy that can be used safely during pregnancy, labour, and post birth. Highly recommended by midwives and consultants for various symptoms including relaxation and anxiety. Helpful for morning sickness, constipation and digestion. Regular treatments report shorter and less stressful delivery, also better sleep.
After a personal consultation, a unique blend of carrier and pure essential oils is used to massage the feet, at all the reflexology points. Two treatments in one! Profound relaxation, reduced anxiety, ease depression, boost energy levels, pain & muscle relief, balancing of hormones, speed up the healing process, boost cognitive performance and more.
Reflexology for Children
A growing trend, especially for skin conditions, ADHD and stress/anxiety. Treatments are tailored to the individual child. A parent is always parent is always present under the age of 16 and the best thing is they really enjoy it. Profound relaxation & reduced anxiety.
Often a little help to improve fertility is all that is needed for a successful pregnancy. Reflexology can be that difference. Clinics around the world recommend Reflexology as a support for medical fertility treatments like IVF. Rebalancing of all the body systems, mind and spirit. Promotes deep relaxation, stress and anxiety relief.
Cancer & Palliative Reflexology
Reflexology is one of the most popular types of complementary therapies among those with cancer. Studies have shown that it helps with physical and emotional and that benefits include: reduced pain, reduced nausea and vomiting, lowers fatigue, improves quality of life and assists a better mood, improves quality of sleep and helps one cope better.
I’ve only rated Carla five because 10 wasn’t available. An AMAZING therapist, I went to her with shoulders like iron. Three treatments later and I feel fantastic. I’ve been a massage therapist myself and I’ve had dozens of massages over the years from many different people and I can honestly say she’s one of the best. Not only is her technique good but she is a warm, empathic and nurturing person. Can’t recommend her highly enough.
Carla came to our workplace to help with a fundraising event we were running in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. She kindly provided back and head massages from 8am-6pm totally free of charge. Those who attended were amazed at how effective a 15 minute session can be. This is down to Carla’s unique talent. She really has a magic touch. She is such a warm person, just talking to her makes you feel better. We had many enquiries about her after the word spread. She was a pleasure to work with and we hope to work with her on a more regular basis in the future.
I have had reflexology and massage throughout my pregnancy with Carla. I honestly believe it helped me to have a very healthy happy pregnancy. Carla takes such great care with her clients listening to them and providing tailored treatments according to how you feel on each visit. I cannot recommend Carla highly enough. Not only is she excellent professionally she is also a very kind, caring and compassionate person. One that really cares about both her work and her clients.
The treatment was great. Carla was a lovely woman and had good information on what she does, the treatment itself was really relaxing also helpful. I feel a lot better it is like stress has been moved and I am feeling better about myself.
I really enjoyed the pamper day. It helped me to relax and switch off for a while. Carla informed me I have a lot of knots in my shoulders so therefore I think I’ll try and switch off more and maybe go to Carla for another session. It was really nice to meet Carla and she came across very positive which can in turn help you to be more positive also. I would definitely recommend Carla to friends and family.
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