My reflexology world
May 2018 GDPR! Having to start asking clients to confirm they are happy for me to hold personal information. Please be aware that if you send me any sensitive medical/health information, I will only hold and use this if we proceed to treatment, at which time I will require explicit consent from you to hold this data. If we do not proceed to treatment I will erase this information.
March 2018 I am beginning to attend a lovely house in Brook Green, Hammersmith on Thursdays working with a Clinical masseur who also practices Reiki and Bowen Technique.
May 2017 I'm delighted to have been taken on by The Sloane Club www.sloaneclub.co.uk as their on call reflexologist at their Spa. They charge £80 per hour for reflexology so if you are a member it might be worth considering booking me for a home visit at £65.
November 2016 I completed the advanced Facial reflexology course and can now include this amazing form of reflexology in my repertoire.
In September 2016 I completed the Ziggy Bergman Facial reflexology course in Regents Park.
During March and April 2016 I attended three education evenings on Integrated Fertility at King Edward VII's Hospital. The main speaker Mr Michael M Dooley MMs FFSRH FRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist was terrific and the audience was a wide range of medical practitioners, mid wives and complementary therapists including several members of the Association of Reflexologists.
On 30th November 2015 I was awarded the NCFE level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health having completed the 5 units with Somerset College.
World Reflexology Week 21th-27th September I volunteered for taster sessions at Enchanted 99 Northfield Ave W13 on Wednesday 23rd and the flagship Nutricentre store in Park Crescent W1 from 15.00 - 19.00 on Thursday 24th.
Congratulations to Kirsty Etherington who won a voucher for a reflexology treatment at the Marylebone Fair July 2015. She took up the prize in September 2015 and found the session interesting and enjoyable.
In November 2014 I became the provider of reflexology at The King Edward VII Sister Agnes hospital in London. As a third party provider I visit the hospital to carry out reflexology treatments to both in and out patients.
In October 2014 I was elected Secretary of the West London Association of Reflexologists Group. We hold meetings on the second Wednesday of the month and discuss a wide range of topics related to reflexology.
On the weekend of 27th & 28th September 2014 I attended a two day course on Orthopedic Reflexology run by The Reflexology Academy with guest lecturer Spiros Dimitriakoulas RiEN Chairman.
World Reflexology Week - I volunteered to free taster sessions for the afternoon of 25th September at the West London AoR in Northfields.
Books on Reflexology
There are numerous books written about reflexology. From time to time I will update you with books I have read and provide reviews giving my own opinion to the works.
Beryl Crane - Reflexology The Definitive Practitioner's Manual. A magnificent work which goes into great detail on a full range of subjects including hand and ear, face and head reflexology. A great reference book with clear illustrations, informative text and sharp colour photographs.
Eunice Ingham - Stories the feet can tell and Stories the feet have told thru reflexology. Written by the "Mother of Reflexology" this book is surprisingly easy to read and is informative on which conditions reflex points can help. Useful drawings but the photographs are somewhat dated and unclear. Eunice's sense of humour shines through with some amusing anecdotes relating to her experience.
Inge Dougans with Suzanne Ellis - The Art of Reflexology. This is a comprehensive study which is particularly good on meridians. The early editions have good, clear diagrams. Has information on many different ailments and conditions.
Louise Keet - The Reflexology Bible. This is a good reference book with excellent photographs showing the techniques to be applied to each of the reflex points. There are clear sections on which points to work on for specific conditions.
Louise Tucker - An introductory Guide to Reflexology.2008 An excellent text book written by the author of "An introductory guide to anatomy and physiology" both of which are approved by ITEC. Comes with a useful CD ROM and reflex chart. If anything the photographs for the routine could be improved but a very useful book for any students of reflexology.
Hanne Marquardt - Reflex Zone Therapy Of The Feet.1983 10th edition Written by a German lady who trained with Eunice Ingham. Hanne still lectures and her book has plenty of
interesting information and diagrams, over 30 in colour.