Happy Body ~ Happy Mind
Reflexology has many amazing benefits, not only will you feel more relaxed after a treatment, people often feel less stressed and experience reduced tension, many of my clients tell me they feel a sense of calm after receiving Reflexology.
But did you know as well as being extremely relaxing, Reflexology can also be used to help treat specific health conditions* and symptoms.
Reflexology is also excellent for both promoting and maintaining good health, having regular treatments can ensure that the body continues to sustain optimum health.
Reflexology is therefore beneficial to you even if you don’t have a specific health concern. Many of my clients enjoy Reflexology as part of a healthy lifestyle and as a preventative treatment.
Here are just some of the wonderful benefits of Reflexology:
Reduces Stress & Anxiety
Reflexology can help to reduce the effects that stress has on you by putting your body in to a state of complete relaxation, thereby reducing tension throughout the body’s systems.
It can also encourage the release of your body’s natural feel-good hormones; dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin and endorphins. These ‘happy hormones’ are well known for their ability to relieve stress.
Stimulating certain reflexes during Reflexology has the potential to increase the amount of endorphins realised into the body. Endorphins are the body’s own natural pain relief.
Also the relaxed state of the body and mind during reflexology can be an effective pain reliever.
Reflexology can improve your circulation. Increased blood circulation has many benefits, it means that oxygen and nutrient rich blood can travel to all parts of the body more effectively, especially to vital organs which can enhance their function and bring about quicker healing. It can also help with the re growth of cells.
Helps Eliminate Toxins
Reflexology has the potential to improve lymphatic system functioning, therefore helping the body rid waste. It is also believed to improve bladder function and reduce Urinary Tract Infections
Improves Nerve Function & Stimulates the Nervous System
During reflexology, nerve endings are stimulated which can increase their function. It is the nerves that convey messages from the central nervous system to all parts of the body. By opening these neutral pathways, messages can travel unimpeded allowing the organs and systems of the body to work together effectively and maintain our bodies natural balance.
Encourages Relaxation & Aids Sleep
As mentioned above, reflexology has the potential to open neural pathways, which in turn allows free flowing neural activity to bring about a relaxed state in the body.
It can bring about a sense of calmness to the body and mind, which can also aid sleep and help with anxiety and depression.
These are just a few of the benefits Reflexology can have on you, both physically and physiologically. Reflexology supports the body to maintain the balance that leads to good health and wellbeing and best of all Reflexology can be enjoyed by many people and can be received by all ages.
* Reflexology is not designed to replace modern medicine, but rather to compliment it. It is not an alternative to taking mediation as recommended /prescribed by your doctor or health care professional.