The Gaia Complete Reflexology Tutor : Everything You Need to Achieve Professional Expertise
Learn how to practice reflexology with this all-encompassing guide. Discover the origins of reflexology and how it works, then learn through the step-by-step guides how to master a variety of foot and hand reflexology routines. The Complete Reflexology Tutor clearly points the body's reflex points and how best to work them. However, this book is not merely for the beginner. For the more advanced reflexologist, there is practical advice on how to establish yourself as a reflexologist.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 194 x 256 x 22mm | 879.96g
- 01 Oct 2008
- Octopus Publishing Group
- Gaia Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
The Origins of Reflexology: The history and theory, The concept of holistic medicine, Who can it help? Clinical evidence. How does Reflexology Work?: Reflexology and energy, The zones of the feet, Mapping the foot. Providing Reflexology: Clinical observation, diagnosis and recomending treatments, Assessing the foot, Preparation of the client and yourself, Support postures, Reactions to expect during treatment, Aftercare advice, Guidelines to good practice, Foot relaxation routine. Body Systems: An in-depth review of the anatomy and physiology of each of the body systems, with step-by-step instructions on how to work their associated reflex points. Hand Reflexology: The theory of hand treatment and how it works, Anatomy of the hand, The zones of the hand, Mapping the hand, Observation and diagnosis, Preparation before giving a treatment, Hand reflexology routine. Reflexology for Common Ailments: Understanding the immune system, Reference guide to reliving over 70 specific conditions. Specialised Reflexology, The Reflexology Practice: Setting up a practice, Ethics and professionalism, First aid, Complementary therapies that may assist reflexology.
About Ann Gillanders
Ann Gillanders is a world-renowned reflexologist and author of best-selling reflexology books. She is principal of the British School of Reflexology and editor of Healing Points magazine. Ann has been treating patients for over 30 years and training therapists around the world since 1980.