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Happy Feet, Healthy Kids!
Add Reflexology to Your Parenting Toolkit
Learning Outcome :
This practical hands-on course will equip parents with reflexology
skills techniques to use with their own children to promote physical
and emotional wellbeing and relaxation.
Next Start Date :
Thursday 8th November 2012 - 5 Thursday Evenings
7.30 to 9.30 pm
True Blue Therapies, Lennaght, The Rower, Co. Kilkenny.
Fee : €125
Happy Feet, Healthy Kids is a 5 week course for parents who
wish to add Reflexology to their parenting toolkit. It is a
practical hands-on course where you will learn specific reflexology
techniques to use with your child.
'A little and often' is the best approach when it comes to
reflexology for children, and who better to be able to give children
this gentle, nurturing form of therapeutic touch regularly than
their parents or guardians?
Reflexology helps children to fight off all the common childhood
ailments that are part of growing up, and is very beneficial in
terms of enhancing the bond and trust that is so vital in the
parent/child relationship. This is a practical hands-on course where
you will learn specific reflexology techniques to use with your
child to help childhood ailments and issues such as:
- Colds and Flu
- Sore Throats
- Coughs and Asthma
- Tummy Upsets
- Sleep Problems
Some of the benefits of reflexology for children are:
- It relaxes the body and the mind,
relieving them from the cumulative effects of tension and stress
- It encourages better quality sleep
- It helps children to learn to
- It helps to create a feeling of
- It helps to prevent a build-up of
impurities and toxins in the body, which can lead to muscle pain,
headaches, skin disorders, sinus congestion and tiredness
- It increases lung capacity and
encourages deeper, more regular breathing patterns
- It boosts the immune system,
helping to prevent and fight infections and allergies
- The body produces 'feel-good'
hormones called endorphins. Reflexology promotes the production of
these endorphins which reduce pain and boost general well-being
- It can help to calm aggressive or
- Reflexology improves physical and
mental energy levels, encouraging alertness, concentration and
feelings of 'get up and go'
- Reflexology can help to build
trust and intimacy between parent and child. When you give your
child reflexology, it can give them a chance to share confidences in
a calm, comforting atmosphere where you can look at problems
together with a new perspective
- At times when your bond with your
child is strained or when your relationship is difficult, making
space to give your child a relaxing reflexology treatment can
provide the emotional warmth and security to help bring both your
relationship and the child back to balance.
To book your place
on this course or for more information phone
Sharon on 087 9305591 or email Sharon@TrueBlueTherapies.com.