Compl Illust Gde Reflexology

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Element, Feb 18, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
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This comprehensive, full-colour guide to the gentle art of reflexology reveals how therapeutic foot massage can relieve stress and promote health and well-being. Reflexology is a unique system of foot massage based on holistic principles and springing from the same Chinese roots as acupuncture. By locating and massaging the reflexology points on the foot, which relate to the different parts of the body, we can redress the imbalance of energy which can cause stress and ill-health. Beautifully illustrated and full of specially commissioned photographs, this practical guide includes: the history of reflexology and the importance of its holistic approach; the anatomy of feet and the workings of reflexology; the meridian system and how it works; the use of foot massage to achieve a positive and balanced lifestyle; self-treatment and basic techniques; a thorough reference section. This practical guide offers the reader a window into this remarkable therapy which can treat and prevent a whole variety of ailments.

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About the author (2002)

Inge Dougans was born in Denmark, where she received her reflexology training. In 1983 she started the School of Reflexology and Meridian therapy and in 1985 she formed the South African Reflexology Society. She gives lectures and workshops on reflexology throughout the UK, Europe and the USA, and runs here own busy practice in South Africa.

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