What is Facial Reflexology?
Facial Reflexology incorporates the same principles as foot reflexology, where the reflexes on the face are worked on to help stimulate the body's systems and organs through the connective tissue and energy pathways. Through gentle pressure and movements over the specific reflexes, the therapist gains a picture of what is happening in the body, which reflexes are out of balance and need more attention to help homeostasis.
With sustained negative thoughts and emotions (worry, stress, fear, grief) the muscles in our face are repeatedly used causing tension in particular areas and over time this develops into lines and creases on our face. (The face can reveal so much about our health and well-being). This treatment has a unique benefit of releasing negative emotion and tension which are often held in the face, resulting in a younger, firmer, plumper and more radiant skin.
This treatment not only helps the body to balance and heal, it also helps with underlying conditions of the face and head such as headaches and migraines, teeth grinding and jaw clenching, sinus issues as well as Bell's palsy (weakness in the facial muscles causing half the face to droop).
Facial Reflexology is a heavenly experience, sending you to a place of deep relaxation not often reached with other therapies. A treatment truly for your mind, body and spirit.
What happens during a treatment?
After a consultation to asses your areas of concern and over-all health, you will remove your socks and shoes and lie on the couch fully clothed. Your face will be gently cleansed to remove any impurities and I will begin the treatment with some massage techniques to help you slowly unwind and relax. I use a facial elixir, scented with white sage, rose and Ylang Ylang infused in the white poppy seed, pear and peach oils. This specially formulated elixir has specific qualities to calm and balance the mind and body and allows the treatment flow.
I may finish the treatment on the feet with a couple of extra reflexes worked to aid the treatment and help ground the mind, body and spirit.
Facial Reflexology - Bergman Method
Ziggie Bergman is the founder of the award winning 'Bergman Method' and is a leader in her field with over 20 years of experience. I have been trained in this specific reflexology therapy by Ziggie at London's Regents University.
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Facial Reflexology is suitable for people trying to conceive and during pregnancy.