In today's stressful world, people are turning increasingly to alternative ways of achieving and maintaining better health. This new series offers the perfect introduction to a range of healing techniques that can be used either independently or as a complement to traditional medical treatment. Each book includes information on the history and principles of the technique, case studies, and practical guidance on how to apply it.-- Includes simple, detailed diagrams and foot chartsReflexology is a traditional form of foot massage that triggers specific responses throughout the body. This powerful self-healing practice can bring both overall benefits and relieve specific problems. Authoritative, easy to follow, and fully illustrated, Discover Reflexology describes in detail reflexology techniques of movement and massage and teaches how to treat oneself and others. The book's step-by-step approach makes it easy for beginners to get started and the case studies provide clear examples of how to apply the newfound treatments.Discover Reflexology relates this ancient tradition to its historical context within Chinese medicine and the system of balancing energy throughout the body. In this tradition it is believed that energy flows along distinct pathways and that stimulation to a path's origin on the bottom of the foot will send impulses throughout the body. Where the impulse meets a damaged area, the increased flow of energy will stimulate the body to heal itself.Discover Reflexology also places this complementary technique within a modern program of holistic health that addresses body, mind, and spirit. By providing the reader with a thorough understanding of the underlyingprinciples of reflexology, this book empowers the beginner to incorporate the therapy into a personal program of good health.
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|Grouping Title||discover reflexology|
|Grouping Author||oxenford rosalind|
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|record_details||ils:.b17949877|Book|Books||English|Ulysses Press,|1997.|121 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.|
|series||First-step handbook to better health|
|series_with_volume||First-step handbook to better health||
|subject_facet||Popular works, Reflexotherapy -- Popular works|
|title_full||Discover reflexology / Rosalind Oxenford ; Katherine Armitage, illustrator|