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Help baby (and yourself!) to relax with reflexology

I am often asked if I can treat little feet... Mums who have been with me in pregnancy yoga are keen to carry on this nurtured feeling after the birth, for themselves as well as their little ones. So, I have created a four week course for Mummies/ Daddies/ Nannies/ Grandparents to learn how to soothe and comfort their own babies and children through the power of touch, with the magic of reflexology thrown in... "(Ralphie) sleeps better and longer. I am doing the reflexology 3 or 4 times a week. The course was really interesting and enjoyable" S.S., 2015. Over the weeks you will learn gentle reflexology routines for babies, suitable from 4 weeks ...

Baby reflexology course

Wouldn't it be great if you could help your little one to feel calm and relaxed, ease discomfort during illness, and gently persuade them to sleep, all by "playing" with their feet?


What is Reflexology? You may have heard people talking about this complementary therapy, but actually are unsure what is reflexology. I will attempt to describe it for you here. Reflexology is a special kind of massage on the feet, hands or face. Points and areas are pressed and gently held or 'finger-walked' to balance and soothe the body. This brings about a deep state of relaxation and encourages homoeostasis. I work with a gentle, but not light, pressure, which can also vary as I move around the feet. Over 7000 nerve endings are in the feet alone. Based on the principle that these nerve endings all come from (and relate to) ...