PART ONE Introduction to Reflexology History General Principles of Reflexology Distinctive Features of Total Reflexology Therapy PART TWO The Sensational Hand-Brain Tandem The Hand, the Servant of the Brain The Brain, the Hand's "Motor" The Cranial Concept PART THREE The Therapeutic Experience The Basics of Reflexology The Reflexology Treatment PART FOUR Hand Reflexology and the Systems and Energy Centers of the Body The Craniosacral System The Neuroendocrine System The Main Organs and Organ Systems The Plexuses PART FIVE Beyond Reflexology: The Essence of Being Live, but Live Well--Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Brain Structures and the Evolution of Consciousness About the Author Total Reflexology Training Seminars Bibliography List of Plates Index
Martine Faure-Alderson, D.O., has integrated osteopathy, naturopathy, acupuncture, homeopathy, and reflexology into her medical practice since the 1960s. A reflexology student of Doreen Bayly, she founded the Total Reflexology Therapy school in Paris in 1974. After more than 25 years of research, she developed Cranio-Sacral Reflexology (CSR), a unique combination of osteopathy, cranio-sacral therapy, and reflexology, and in 2010 founded the CSRI Academy of Excellence in London. She gives seminars throughout the world and is the author of Total Reflexology. She lives in England.
"This is a complementary approach that we can use in our practice to help our patients. Thanks to Martine for always giving us a bigger picture of our practice and more tools to handle it as professionals and caregivers." * Emmanuelle Ruen-Hayes, certified reflexologist * "Total Reflexology of the Hand is a `must-have' for all reflexologists seeking to deepen their knowledge and take their practice to whole new levels. It is elegant and insightful in its holistic approach to integrating the brain-body with the cranial concept in hand reflexology. This book is a joy to read and learn from. I highly recommend it." * Carol Faguy, RCRT/MCSRI, teacher with Cranio-Sacral Reflexology International Academy of Excellence * "An essential resource for anyone interested in balancing the brain and craniosacral systems through reflexology. The superbly detailed illustrations on craniosacral reflexology are a treasure trove of valuable information for healers. If you want to know how to affect the cranium, spine, and brain through working with the hand, then Total Reflexology of the Hand is an indispensable guidebook that will benefit both you and your clients." * Joyce Thom, founder of ThePATH.us and coauthor of Craniosacral Chi Kung *