Complete Reflexology for Life

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Written by Barbara and Kevin Kunz, world-renowned names in reflexology, this comprehensive guide teaches you how to work reflexology into your busy daily routine. Featuring fully illustrated reflexology sequences for all ages and different scenarios, this calming, relaxing technique will help you forge stronger bonds with everyone in your life, and bring about gentle healing through touch.
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Overview

Written by Barbara and Kevin Kunz, world-renowned names in reflexology, this comprehensive guide teaches you how to work reflexology into your busy daily routine. Featuring fully illustrated reflexology sequences for all ages and different scenarios, this calming, relaxing technique will help you forge stronger bonds with everyone in your life, and bring about gentle healing through touch.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756655808
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/17/2009
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 226,013
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin and Barbara Kunz have been pioneers in the research, teaching, practice, regulation and documentation of reflexology for over 30 years. Barbara and Kevin are co-directors of the organization Reflexology Research; co-editors of the organization's journal, Reflexions, now in its 21st year of publication; and maintain three websites which between them have 7-8 million hits. They run a reflexology practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Their first book for DK Reflexology: Health at Your Fingertips has sold 350,000 copies in 16 languages.
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Table of Contents


You can change your life with reflexology     6
Introduction     8
The principles of reflexology     12
The history of reflexology     14
How reflexology works     18
Reflexology and zones     22
Reflexology maps     26
The skeleton and the foot     34
Benefits for life     36
Showing that you care     38
The healing touch     40
Reflexology as a stress-buster     42
Building physical awareness     44
Aiming for healthy aging     46
Self-help reflexology     48
Creating natural solutions     50
The reflexology lifestyle     52
Reflexology research     54
Success stories     56
Look after your feet     58
Look after your hands     62
Reflexology techniques     66
Preparing for a session     68
Basic techniques     72
Foot desserts     78
Complete foot sequence     84
Complete self-help foot sequence     108
Hand desserts     122
Complete hand sequence     126
Self-help hand desserts     142
Complete self-help hand sequence     146
Using self-help foot tools     162
Using self-help hand tools     168
Foot relaxation exercises     178
Hand relaxation exercises     180
Mini-sessions for getting results     182
All about mini-sessions     184
Recovering from injury     186
Easing pain     188
First aid     190
Health concerns     192
Relieving stress     194
Providing comfort     198
Reflexology for every life stage     200
Reflexology for your baby     202
Reflexology for your child     208
Reflexology for teenagers     216
Reflexology for senior citizens     222
Reflexology for women     230
Reflexology during pregnancy     238
Reflexology for men     242
Health concerns     248
Using reflexology for health     250
Common health concerns     252
The cardiovascular system     260
The digestive system     264
The endocrine system     268
The musculoskeletal system     272
The nervous system     276
The respiratory system     280
The reproductive system     284
The urinary system     286
Reflexology for rejuvenation     288
Rejuvenating the feet     292
The foot-relaxer sequence     294
Self-help for tired feet     302
Self-help rejuvenation strategy     306
Rejuvenating the hands     314
Self-help for tired hands     320
Hand concerns     326
Summary treatment charts     330
Head/brain/sinuses     332
Pituitary     333
Eye/inner ear/ear     333
Face/teeth     334
Neck/throat/thyroid/parathyroid     334
Chest/lung/upper back     335
Heart     335
Shoulder     336
Solar plexus     336
Liver/gallbladder     337
Stomach/spleen     337
Pancreas     338
Adrenal glands     339
Kidneys     340
Colon/small intestine     339
Bladder/lower back     340
Ovary/testicle     340
Uterus/prostate     341
Knee/leg      341
Hip/sciatic nerve     342
Elbow/arm     342
Lymph glands/fallopian tubes/groin     343
Spine     343
Resources     344
Index     346
Acknowledgments     352
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