An Holistic Guide to Reflexology

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 328 pages
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Part of the Hair And Beauty Industry Authority (Habia)/Thomson Learning Series An Holistic Guide to Reflexology is the 'must have' text for those studying reflexology from basic to advanced levels. It provides an holistic approach to the treatment of reflexology, focusing on the treatment of the body as a whole. Reflexology is an effective way of treating stress, allowing the body to activate its own healing mechanisms. An Holistic Guide to Reflexology will aim to incorporate the links between body mind and spirit in the search for well-being. The text is ideal for students studying a range of reflexology courses, including the VTCT Diploma, the Advanced Diploma in Reflexology, Diplomas in Holistics and a range of short courses, as well as for professionals already working in the industry.
 

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Contents

The history of reflexology
3
Today
9
Attitudes
16
Practices
28
The skills
39
Terms of reference
51
Practical skills
59
Psychological skills
76
The axial skeleton
167
Skeletalmuscular systems order of work
174
An AZ of common conditions affecting the skeletalmuscular
181
Reflexes of the respiratory system
191
Respiratory system order of work
200
An AZ of common conditions affecting the respiratory system
207
Reflexes of the digestive system
215
Digestive system order of work
223

Consultation stage 1
91
Consultation stage 2
103
Consultation stage 3
111
Business matters
117
The treatment
123
Stress and wellbeing
129
Anatomy and physiology overview
135
Common conditions of the nervous system
147
Reflexes of the skeletalmuscular system
161
An AZ of common conditions associated with the digestive
231
Reflexes of the genitourinary system
241
Genitourinary system order of work
253
Reflexes of the endocrine system
263
Endocrine system order of work
272
Glossary
311
Index
319
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