This edition provides a complete guide to precision reflexology, covering the basic techniques and knowledge and now includes a new chapter on the latest advanced techniques which have developed in recent years by the author. Redesigned into a user friendly format. Photos have been updated throughout. This text is appropriate for those practitioners already using this technique and for those who have yet to discover it. Precision Reflexology holds the same rationale as other forms of reflexology. It focuses on stimulating "reflex points" on the feet to maintain good health. Precision work connects to a person energetically, responds to the needs of each individual and aims to maintain natural balance. It does not rely on physical pressure but, at the same time, it can be powerful and effective. It can be taught in its own right or it can be adapted to enhance other forms of reflexology in post-graduate training. It provides an added dimension to a treatment and reflects an Eastern approach to healthcare. This book offers a step-by-step guide, with illustrations and charts for its application.
Therapeutic Foot Massage for Health and Well-being
Author: Inge Dougans
Reflexology is recognized as an effective and simple form of healing. This illustrated guide explains the history and benefits of reflexology's holistic approach. The book explains the basic principles of reflexology, looks at the anatomy of the foot and how to locate the various reflexology points, and how reflexology can be used to achieve a positive and balanced life style. It also includes a reference section and useful addresses.
An Introductory Guide to Foot Massage for Total Health
Author: Inge Dougans
Pubpsher: Pavilion Books
Category: Health & Fitness
Reflexology is a form of therapeutic foot massage based on the tried and tested theory that the human body has its own internal energy lines, or acupuncture meridians. In this clearly written introduction to the subject, Inge Dougans shows how to find and use the reflexology points and the associated meridians on the foot in order to restore the body to its state of natural balance, prevent ill health and assist relaxation. Learn how reflexology and the meridian theory work Follow the illustrated step-by-step reflexology techniques Use reflexology to balance the body’s functions Improve the body’s circulation and general health
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Reflexology, and Massage
Author: Denise Whichello Brown,Sandra White
Pubpsher: Todtri Book Pub
Category: Health & Fitness
This volume discusses the origins and principles of the ancient healing arts of aromatherapy, rereflexology, and massage. Today, these treatments are widely recognized as relaxing and beneficial ways to optimize physical health and enhance mental and emotional well-being. Designed for those with an interest in alternative health measures, this book provides clear, concise insights into the benefits the following types of treatment. Aromatherapy is a combination of special healing oils with massage. Instruction is given on massage techniques as well as remedies and treatments for everyday ailments. In addition, there is an invaluable directory to essential oils and their properties and uses. Massage has its basis in touch, the oldest and simplest of all therapies, as well as one of the most relaxing ways to restore physical and mental health. A demonstration of therapeutic and sensual massage explores techniques for re-energizing and revitalizing your life. Reflexology is most familiar as a foot therapy. However, its healing benefits can be equally achieved through treatment of the hands. Once mastered, this technique can be used to soothe headache, insomnia, muscular pain, stress, and circulatory problems. In this book, an authoritative text is accompanied by simple step-by-step instructions and photographs to illustrate a number of enjoyable and beneficial therapies that can be used by both beginners and more advanced practitioners.
A new edition that narrows the focus to what readers really need and want to know about reflexology in a convenient, handbook size. Readers learn how to: •Heal an ailing immune, digestive, nervous, or circulatory system by applying strategic pressure to different parts of the feet – and the hands, too! •Perform reflexology on both yourself and family and friends. •Use your feet to both discern and prevent future health problems. •Combine aromatherapy and reflexology by using fragrant oils and lotions.
The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, practical handbook. Now with additional photography and the latest techniques, this is a must-have guide for students of sports therapy and anyone wanting a performance advantage. Sports massage is the skilled manipulation of soft tissue for: the relief and treatment of muscle soreness and pain; the maintenance of muscle balance and improved flexibility; and enhanced rehabilitation from injury. Packed with jargon-free information, this fully updated guide includes step-by-step photography and detailed text explaining the principles and techniques of massage; injury management and post-massage care; as well as practical guidance on working at a sports event.