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Reflexology is a natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflex points on the feet, outer ears and hands that are actually “reflections” of body parts. Like acupressure, reflexology utilizes pressure on certain points to stimulate the organs and glands.
The scientific basis to Reflexology begins in the last century. In the 1890's knighted research scientist and medical doctor, Sir Henry Head demonstrated the neurological relationship that exists between the skin and the internal organs. Nobel prize winner, Sir Charles Sherrington proved that the whole nervous system and body adjusts to a stimulus when it is applied to any part of the body. Around the same time in Germany, Dr. Alfons Cornelius observed pressure to certain spots triggered muscle contractions, changes in Blood pressure, variation in warmth and moisture in the body as well as directly affecting the 'physic processes', or mental state of the patient. The Russians, beginning with Drs Ivan Pavlov and Vladimir Bekhterev, have also been exploring reflex responses in the body for nearly a century.
In the last 30 years, because of Eunice Inghams traveling around the country teaching groups of people her method of reflexology (the Ingham Method) a grassroots following of reflexology emerged in the US. In that time practicing reflexologists have emerged, more than 30 reflexology books have been published, and the number of magazine articles published has risen by 500 percent since 1982. Television appearances by reflexologists have increased by 500 percent since 1988.
Boca Raton, FL-- Boca Beauty & Massage Academy Specialties: Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Deep Tissue, Chair, Natural Healing , Reflexology, Hydrotherapy, Hot Stone treatment, and Swedish School Summary: Boca Beauty Academy has a long and distinguished history as master educators in the art and science of therapeutic massage. We have been licensed by the Department of Education for 15 years. Our teaching methodology recognizes the differences amongst the experience levels of our students...>> click for detailed page >>Click here to request school information
Pompano Beach, FL-- American Institute of Massage Therapy Specialties: Massage, Neuromuscular, Aromatherapy, Craniosacral, Myofascial, Reflexology, Asian Bodywork, Sports Massage, Infant Massage, Prenatal Massage, Trager, Rolfing, and Hot Stone Massage. School Summary: School Summary: The program consists of academic course work and supervised practice. It is designed to enable the student to become a highly skilled therapist, capable of working successfully in a variety of professional facilities and/or to become self-emplo...>> click for detailed page
Gainesville, Lake Lanier School of Massage, 770-287-0377 -- Massage, Reflexology Studies
Vancouver, BC -- Touchpoint Reflexology Specialties: Reflexology School Summary: Touchpoint offers several different levels and styles in Reflexology courses - some short and intensive, 1-day, 3-day, 5-day or 6-day classes, the Full-Time, Daily, 5-month Reflexology Diploma program..>> click for detailed page
Belcarra, BC Canada, Touchpoint Institute of Reflexology and Kinesthetics , 604-936-3227 -- Reflexology, Refleflexology for Animals, Touch For Health, Emotional Freedom Technique
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Distant Learning, Universal College of Reflexology, (780) 944-2576, Reflexology
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