The Complete Reflexology Tutor
Everything You Need to Achieve Professional Expertise
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|Format: ||Paperback, 256 pages|
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 15 November 2007|
Endorsed by the Association of Reflexologists, this complete course is ideal for anyone looking to start out in the field. With 30 years of experience, Ann Gillanders expertly leads novices through the reflex points for the body systems, explaining how the treatment works to cure common ailments, and how to use it effectively in special cases such as pregnancy, mental illness, and stress. This all-encompassing guide is packed with tips on everything from mastering the very basics to setting up your own practice, and the extensive case studies add inspirational and helpful advice. Illustrated in color throughout, this is the one-stop manual for all students and practitioners of reflexology.
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.
All-encompassing guide to a popular practice. Written by a world-renowned reflexologist. Recomended by the Association of Reflexologists
About the Author
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.
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