Reflexology: A Step-by-step Guide (Step by Step Guides)

Reflexology: A Step-by-step Guide (Step by Step Guides)

by The Gaia Reflexology Tutor Ann Gillanders (Author), Johanna Amos (Illustrator), Phil Gamble (Illustrator)


This guide builds the principles of reflexology into practice, and allows the complete beginner to perform reflexology immediately for self-care or care of a partner. The book presents: a boost to health using massage on the feet and hands, developed from ancient Chinese and Egyptian healing systems; step-by-step guidance to performing reflexology at home; easy-to-follow instructions for an immediate start; two complete reflexology sessions for hands and feet; relief of inflammation, congestion and tension-related ailments, such as asthma, arthritis, insomnia, angina and migraine; additional treatments for specific ailments, plus a quick reference chart; and detailed maps of the hands and feet illustrating the reflex points. Chapter one describes how reflexology helps relieve stress and promotes wellbeing. Chapter two illustrates the connections between the feet, hands and the rest of the body. Chapter three describes the diagnostic guidelines and pressure techniques, and chapter four looks at the body systems. The sessions for feet and hands are presented in chapters five and six, with supplementary steps to treat many ailments in chapter seven.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Gaia
Published: 15 Nov 2004

ISBN 10: 1856750817
ISBN 13: 9781856750813

Author Bio
Ann Gillanders is a world-renowned reflexologist and author of the best-selling Reflexology: A step-by-step guide, The Family Guide to Reflexology and Reflexology for Back Pain. Ann is principal of the British School of Reflexology, editor of Healing Points magazine, and is well known for her lectures and broadcasts on reflexology. She has taught and trained therapists in reflexology for over 25 years.