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Reflexology for the Hands

Workshop
July 22-23, 2017

Reflexology for the Hands

Karen Ball

Workshop Price: $315

Dates: Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23, 2017
Time: 9AM-6PM
Workshop Price: $315
Location: Florida School of Massage

CE Credits: ARCB: 18 ★ NCBTMB: 16 ★ Florida: 16

To Registerhttp://academyofancientreflexology.com/education/workshops/

 

Perhaps the Most Important Class You’ll Ever Attend

When people think reflexology, most think “feet”. However, research has shown hand reflexology to be as effective as foot, with the added benefit of easier accessibility.

In addition to the full-body benefits of deep relaxation and increased blood and lymph flow, hand reflexology is especially practical in this day and age in helping to alleviate the affects that computers, tablets and smart phones have placed on our hands.

In this workshop you will learn to:

  • perform a relaxing hand reflexology session addressing 34 body structures.
  • name and palpate the bones of the hands.
  • identify the 10 longitudinal and four horizontal reflexology zones of the body and hands.
  • reduce or eliminate hand and/or wrist pain with simple stretching and strengthening techniques.
  • recognize the three primary contraindications for reflexology; adapt reflexology sessions to individual client health considerations.
  • identify irregularities of the hands that warrant further questioning and/or referral to a medical practitioner.
  • safely incorporate hydrotherapy and essential oil therapy within a hand reflexology session.

 

BRING:

Sheet to put down on table/chair; pillows (if you like under your head or knees when receiving); top sheet or blanket (if you get cold when receiving); foot tub; towel; colored marking pencils; writing implement; hand cream or lotion.

 

About the instructor:

Karen Ball, NBCR, LMT

Has practiced reflexology professionally since 1983 and has taught at FSM since 1989. Through the Academy of Ancient Reflexology, she presents introductory and advanced trainings in conventional reflexology, Thai reflexology and related subjects throughout the United States and Canada. She currently serves as the President of the Reflexology Association of America.

 

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