The warm, lazy days of summer can be a time for healing, rejuvenation and relaxation. To really get the most of your summer downtime preventative medicine can be the perfect way to enhance your body’s balance and positive state of mind.
Reflexology is a great form of preventative medicine. Its relaxing and stress releasing effect allows the body to restore energy while being filled/flooded with a general feeling of calm and well-being.
The origins of reflexology can be traced back may thousands of years. Many civilizations and cultures have used this ancient form of healing throughout history. The main principle of reflexology that has evolved with time and research is that the feet mirror the body.
Reflexology is a non-invasive form of healing involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion.
Reflexology improves the circulation and nerve supply, and most of all releases physical and emotional stress at the same time. Since many of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress, reflexology is a valuable tool for the support of the well-being of anyone. In fact, you don’t have to be sick in order to benefit from a reflexology treatment.
Reflexology has so many amazing benefits including:
Consider it as a relaxing time out or a preventative measure to support your overall wellness. Call 403-301-3730 to arrange your appointment today.
Did you know that reflexology originated just about the same time as acupuncture?
No one in the West had heard of reflexology until an American ear, nose and throat specialist named Dr. William Fitzgerald, introduced it at the beginning of this century. He took the first steps toward dividing the body into ten reflex zones and 3000 years after its conception reflexology came to America.
In 1930, Eunice Ingham, a masseur, refined the “zone therapy” developed by Fitzgerald, to what is known today as reflexology. She was instrumental in charting the feet in detail to determine which part of the sole corresponded to which part of the body.
Reflexology can bring immense relief in the following areas:
Give us a call at 403-301-3730. We’ll help you discover this ancient, yet effective, form of therapy.