October 11, 2020 By zenonashine

Reflexology is a very beautiful treatment methodology. It is used in modern times only as relaxation technique but it is a very powerful treatment methodology. In this method, pressure is applied on the feet at certain parts of the feet that correspond to a certain organ in the body.

To understand reflex points, think of the word reflection. These points are like reflections of the organs. You can visualise the whole organ in these parts of the feet. I have noticed many times that when there is a liver problem, the whole liver area does not hurt, a small area hurts. Later when they go for check up, they will find out in ultrasound that the same area is affected. This is truly amazing to see.

To stimulate a particular area we use three types of pressure:

First make the correct posture of the thumb : make a right angle with your first phalange and second phalange of the thumb so that the pressure does not travel into your hands and hurts you.

  1. Clockwise pressure : To stimulate the corresponding organ we use this type of pressure. When any organ is under-functioning, like pancreas are not producing enough insulin or any other hormone deficiency, kidney not functioning properly – frequent urination, difficulty in passing urine etc
  2. Anti-clockwise pressure : To sedate the corresponding organ we use this type of pressure. When any organ is over-functioning like heart palpitations, burning sensations, gas or pain etc.
  3. Push and Pull pressure : When we do not know whether to sedate or stimulate an organ we do this type of pressure. Breathe in – pull the thumb out & breathe out – apply the pressure.
foot, massage, foot reflexology
foot, massage, foot reflexology

Organ correspondence can be done by mapping the body on both the feet. Mapping the left side of the body on left foot and right side of the body on right foot. Whole body is divided into 10 zones, 5 on left side and 5 on right side and similarly mapped on the foot.

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Anupriya is an Alternative Educator, Holistic Healing Trainer, Trance Medium and now an Author who has mastered many different healing and teaching modalities. She has worked in La Wisdom Alternative Learning Center in Bangalore for 2 years. She has educated children and parents on varied topics like emotional awareness, casteism in india, team work, career choices and addiction awareness etc. She continues to intrigue the minds of young people with her logical and experimental approach. Having gone through her own painful spiritual journey, she also learnt every healing modality that she could get her hands on. She has been training people in – Meditations, Reiki Energy Healing, Emotional Freedom technique, different forms of Acupressure and Reflexology, Ayurvedic Colour Therapy, Sujok, Naturopathy, Bach Flower Remedies, Chakra Healing, Angel Healing and Pendulum Dowsing etc from past 5 years. She has also developed faster healing methods for trauma and abuse victims using various guided meditations, creative visualisations and breathwork. Her faster methods work best with working professionals who have little to no time for themselves and children who have no patience as she teaches very quick tips and tricks to recover from painful circumstances. She also offers longer ‘energy and consciousness’ courses for adults, teenagers and children who wish to awaken a deeper human and spiritual awareness within them.

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