This advanced reflexology 2 day workshop taught by DENISE BEECHAM is suitable for student & qualified reflexology practitioners wishing to be able to give a safe and beneficial reflexology treatment from the moment of conception, the first trimester and second trimester, right through to the third trimester and the labour day. Reflexologist’s will acquire the knowledge of when to treat, when not to treat and how to treat the expectant mother, in a manner that meets her individual needs and compliments her pregnancy and expectations. It will give reflexologist’s skills and confidence to be able to support a mother right from the start, offering guidance and practical reflexology, that will not only prepare, but work with the mother to hopefully, ensure a healthy pregnancy and good preparation for delivery.
The course will cover:
Hormones and changes in the body and mind – adjustment
A &P of the biological effects of early pregnancy and when to treat and when not too
Anti-sickness & techniques
Early pregnancy meditation
Timing of reflexology
The developing foetus.
Specific reflexes and avoidance of specific reflexes.
Mid-term pregnancy reflexology
Mid-term meditation. Connecting with baby
Holding techniques. Positioning of client
Specific reflexes. Meridian and zone therapy
Welcoming baby reflexology
Self-help and partner participation
Meditation for labour day