Reflexology / Foot Massage
Based on ancient Chinese therapy, reflexology massage involves manipulation using special techniques of specific reflex areas in the foot that corresponds to other parts of the body.
Reflexology massage is a fascinating science that was developed in the East over 5000 years ago. The western world has just begun to acknowledge its health benefits. This bodywork involves application of pressure to these reflex zones to stimulate body organs and relieve areas of congestion. Similar to acupressure principles, reflexology massage works with the body’s energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function. The massage techniques are used today to reduce pain, increase relaxation and stimulate circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids.
Balance is the aim of Reflexology massage. It’s ultimate goal is to restore holistic balance in the body. It is especially useful in stress-related illness and emotional disorders.
Reflexology massage is also convenient in cases where an area of the body is traumatized or diseased to the extent that direct manipulation is not appropriate. Treat those tired feet to a much needed massage.