Hand Reflexology is a holistic treatment that uses thumb and finger techniques on reflex points to rebalance and relax and to improve the function of body systems. Step-by-step, this course will teach you these techniques and more – explaining anatomy and the theories behind the practice, as well as offering professional guidance and advice on setting up a business.
The Hand Reflexology Diploma Course covers the important issues of Health, Hygiene, and Safety, for the protection of both yourself and your clients. You will learn how to keep yourself in optimal health to reduce risk to both parties during reflexology sessions. As part of this, you will gain knowledge on standard sanitation concerns and practices, along with how to keep your treatment room free from health and safety hazards. You will also learn how to conduct yourself in a professional manner when administrating treatments.
As a Reflexologist, it is important for you to understand the body. The course provides information on anatomy and physiology with a focus on the 12 systems of the body, including how the structures of all the systems function and a little on the pathologies associated with these. Fully understood, this information will assist you in carrying out comprehensive hand assessments.
Through studying the Hand Reflexology Diploma Course, you will learn about the history and theory of the practice. You will explore the anatomy and physiology of the hands and their associated disorders, along with reflex zone, 10-zone longitude, and transverse charts and their importance to reflexology. The benefits and effects of this holistic healing are outlined, as are the contraindications, contra-actions and other special considerations of treatment that you need to be aware of, as well as the aftercare practices that should be employed.
The course provides step-by-step guidance on hand reflexology treatments, assessments and routines, and warm-up exercises and techniques for you to practice and perfect. Advice on how to consult with clients, to ensure they get the most from the treatment, is also discussed.
In addition to teaching the theories and practical aspects of this holistic treatment, the Hand Reflexology Course also teaches you everything that you need to know to set up a business. You will learn about business considerations and management, along with how to create a business plan and use marketing tools effectively.