REFLEXOLOGY & REIKI
Reflexology is a specialized technique of massaging the feet,
hands or ears of a client to bring about balance and
It is believed that points on the soles of the feet are reflected in
various organs and body parts.
The Reflexology Association of Canada defines reflexology
as: "A natural healing art based on the principle that there are
reflexes in the feet, hands and ears and their referral areas
within zone related areas, which correspond to every part,
gland and organ of the body.
Through application of pressure on these reflexes without the
use of tools, crèmes or lotions, the feet, being the primary area of
application, reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation
and helps promote the natural function of the related areas of the
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and
relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by
"laying on of hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen
"life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be
If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get
sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being
happy and healthy. A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing
radiance that flows through and around you.
Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and
spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation
and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. Many have
reported miraculous results.
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and
self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective
in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always
creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other
medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and
A treatment lasts nearly one hour, and is done on a person, fully
dressed, lying on a massage bed and covered with a towel or
blanket to keep warm. The practitioner then lays her hands on
various places on the client’s body, including the head and feet.
There is a feeling of warmth that comes from the practitioner’s hands
and a feeling of peace comes over the client.