Category Archives: Reflexology

How many therapy sessions should you have?

This is a question I often get asked, particularly by clients who are new to complementary therapies, possibly because they are used to having a course of treatment laid out or prescribed for them by a GP or other allopathic … Continue reading

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Which treatment is best for me?

My road to becoming a holistic therapist began when I first had a reflexology treatment – I’d always liked a bit of a foot massage and was very grateful when my birthday turned up a voucher for a local treatment.  … Continue reading

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Resources – further reading if you’re interested

There are an awful lot of books available on the topics of holistic therapies, chakras, subtle energy and the like and it’s really difficult to find out which are any good without developing a very expensive book habit like mine.  … Continue reading

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Raising funds for a sensory play scheme in Chester

On Saturday evening a group of Chester ladies enjoyed a pamper evening hosted by Karen White, chair of the new Hoole Alexander Rotary Club.  The aim of the evening was to have fun, enjoy some health and beauty treatments and … Continue reading

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Prana – energy therapy through yoga

On my website you may have come across the use of the word “energy” in a few places. Reflexologists often talk about “balancing the energy” of the body, “energy flow”, “low energy” or “blocked energy”. Often what is meant by … Continue reading

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A Talk at Sychdyn WI

The ladies of Sychdyn WI near Chester kindly invited me to give a talk about reflexology last week.  It’s always a bit nerve-wracking standing in front of quite a lot of people and trying to engage them – even when it’s … Continue reading

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Teaching Hand Reflexology in School

I recently spent a day teaching hand reflexology to classes of years 7 to 9 at a school in Chester, as part of a group of local Gaia School trained reflexologists delivering part of a health and wellbeing program.  As I … Continue reading

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How does reflexology work?

There are several different schools of thought as to why reflexology works. Frustratingly, it is not easy to design experiments or studies which test these theories and so understanding proceeds slowly. It is perhaps helpful to look at the treatment … Continue reading

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