Reflexology is a noninvasive, manual method of stimulating reflexes in feet, hands and ears, which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. This specialized massage provides stimulation to effectively reduce stress and tension in the body. In addition it provides a very nurturing touch for relaxation and pampering.
The therapeutic reduction of stress intentions
- improves blood circulation,
- improves your function,
- facilities the body to function effectively,
- cleanses the body of accumulated toxins,
- assist the body's own natural healing process,
- reduces or dissipates pain,
- assist the recipient to be more centered and thus, feel more connected to life.
The person's experience at the end of the session is frequently the feeling of being very relaxed. People will often say "I feel like I am walking on air".
Although, on occasion, some recipients will feel more energized.
Reflexology and Seniors
Reflexology has a lot to offer to a senior person.
From one perspective, the fact that it is applied to feet, hands or ears, means that there is no need for a person to disrobe.
The deep relaxation provided can ease or eliminate aches and pains that are often experienced in the senior years. Similarly reflexology can assist a senior person to regain or maintain healthy functioning and a healthier attitude toward life.
Reflexology is usually conducted with the client facing the dream reflexologist. Consequently, a reflexology session will provide an opportunity for a senior person to discuss various issues and challenges that they are facing, and be directed to helpful resources.
The nurturing touch provided in reflexology is much appreciated by many seniors who are apt to not be touched as much as persons in their younger years.
All in all, reflexology is a natural for senior citizens in their golden years.