Reflexology is foot massage, deriving from Chinese medicine. This approach connects different points on the feet with different areas of the body. Applying pressure to and stimulating those reflexes on the foot releases vital energy which may be blocked within the body, bringing release of mind and body tensions, while circulation and elimination are improved.
What to expect
You will be seated while both bare feet are massaged. You may talk or remain quiet as you wish.
A foot doctor at work: the male patient is seated on a bench and smoking a pipe.
Watercolour by Zhou Pei Qun c.1890 Source: Wellcome Collection
Many stress-related illnesses may be improved. You will achieve great relaxation and deeper breathing. Many of my clients subsequently become interested in massaging their own feet in order to maintain and balance their health