Reflexes

Hanna Somatic Education

Reawaken the Mind’s Ability to Control Movement, Flexibility, and Health

Originally published in Massage & Bodywork magazine, April/May 2004. Copyright 2003. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved.

Do you have clients who have tried everything to get rid of pain, stiff muscles, and decreased range of motion in their joints? Have they tried everything from stretching to strengthening, undergone treatment after treatment, and finally a doctor has recommended medication to free them from the pain they’ve felt for years?

The Roots of Reflexology

Following the Connections

Many people confuse reflexology with massage, but they are two distinct modalities — each with its own strengths. Both, like many therapies (chiropractic, osteopathy and other somatic practices), involve the use of the hands to apply specific techniques to the body, thereby enhancing the client’s well-being.