By applying varying degrees of pressure with specific manipulations, reflexology stimulates the energy pathways in the body to provide physical and emotional benefits. Based on the principle that there are reflex zones in the feet corresponding to parts of the body, the treatment works holistically to treat the mind, body, soul and spirit to induce a state of balance and harmony which will stimulate the body’s own potential to heal physically and emotionally.
Each treatment begins with a consultation and a relaxing foot bath as you recline in the reflexology chair and ends with feedback about how you felt during the treatment and ways to progress. Everyone is unique and therefore will feel different benefits from the treatment however generally it is found people feel relaxed, may sleep better, have improved mood, clarity of mind and a general feeling of wellbeing. Other benefits may include: boost to the immune system, increase in circulation, pain relief, energy balance, stimulation of the nervous system
Reflexology works to create balance within the whole body but can also be used to hone in on particular areas and create a balance that matches your needs.
Reproductive reflexology can be used to help with the following:
Irregular periods and balancing cycles
Many gynaecological issues such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts and fibroids
Side effects of the menopause
Preparing the body and helping it recover from gynaecological procedures
Fertility issues and help resolve any problems there may be
Regular reflexology treatments throughout your pregnancy are a great way to support you and your general wellbeing. The treatment is revised specifically for your journey and aims to optimise your physical and emotional health, giving you time away from your busy life and providing a comforting place where you can focus purely on yourself and your growing baby.
During your first trimester, the main aim of the treatment is aiding relaxation, lessening stress and supporting you through the first steps of your journey.
Trimester 2 & 3
Throughout the second and third trimesters, the treatment is used to address any physical symptoms you may be experiencing, keeping stress levels low, aiding relaxation and offering comfort.
Reflexology can help support your body in preparation for labour, reduce anxiety levels and keep you relaxed and comforted before the big day.
Whether you’re looking to relax or ease muscular tension, massage offers a multitude of benefits, both physiologically and psychologically. Whatever treatment you choose, you won’t help but relax as you lie on the massage bed and let the stresses and worries of everyday life ebb away.
Each style of massage has its own set of benefits however all can help to relax muscles, relieving muscular pain and fatigue and stimulating nerve endings. The stimulating effects help to increase blood circulation which in turn brings fresh nutrients and oxygen to the body.
The feeling of well-being gained from a massage can increase confidence, clarity of thought and self esteem and also promote a good nights sleep.