Reflexology is a holistic therapy based on stimulating reflex points on the feet and hands that corresponds to organs, systems and structures within the entire body. Reflexology stimulates these reflex points which stimulates a therpeautic response in the body they are connected to. Reflexology is a holistic therapy, seeing the body as a whole, treating the whole system not just individual parts.
Grainne also works specificially with Reflexology for pregnancy benefittiing both mother and baby. See Pregnancy page for more details.
Some of the benefits of reflexology are that it:
Reduces stress and brings about deep relaxation
Activates the body’s own immune defence system
Assists the body in cleansing itself of toxins and impurieties
Assists in lymphatic drainage
Clears blockages in the energy pathways allowing a free flow of energy to all parts of the body
Balances the whole body – physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually
And is excellent as a preventative health care treatment