In the hustle and bustle of organising events, looking after the wellbeing of the delegates and visitors is key. The month of September is the time to find out all about reflexology with the World Reflexology Week . This blog will tell you how you can restore natural balance for visitors, delegates and staff with wellbeing at events.
What is reflexology?
What has applying pressure to parts of your feet got to do with easing stomach ache, joint pains or heartburn? Well it is all to do with restoring your body’s natural balance through the principles of reflexology.
Often used to relieve tension (but certainly not limited to just relieving tension), reflexology is a style of massage. It is a non-intrusive complementary therapy. Reflexology is based on the theory that different zones on the feet, lower leg, hands, face or ears correspond with different areas of the body. By manipulating one of these zones it stimulates the movement of energy along nerve channels. This helps to restore homeostasis, or balance, to the whole body.
How does Reflexology work?
Reflexology uses finger and thumb pressure to restore reflex points that correspond to a body part. It is suggested that the human foot contains over 7,000 nerve endings, each of which is one of these reflex points. And with so many reflex points the reflexologists’s movements have to be precise. Great care is taken to cover them all to give comprehensive treatment. Reflexologists know which area of the foot corresponds to which part of the body. They learn maps that mark out specific zones on the feet corresponding to areas of the body.
Wellbeing at Events – Reflexology
On Site Massage Co offer reflexology as a wellbeing service at events. A mobile reflexologist will arrive with a specially reclining chair and will offer reflexology to the feet, or hands at your event. It is a brilliant way to help delegates and your visitors feel revitalised and restored, ready to conquer the day!