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Here's a revolutionary way to fine-tune your relationship with your body, reduce stress, and feel better all over: Stimulate the reflexes in your hands and feet!

It's all in this hands-on encyclopedia of personal reflexology information. Here, Kevin and Barbara Kunz (authors of The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology) bring you their unique self-health approach to wellness. Through reflexology, they teach you how to free and channel your pent-up energy — and to prevent and correct common health problems.

With more than 500 detailed instructions, this book includes:

x Why your feet and hands are "important sensory organs," and their "special relationship" with your whole body.
x Why reflexology works.
x Specially designed pressure and movement techniques that reduce stress and actually alter the body's tension level. Fully illustrated, with step-by-step procedures, for quick and easy application!
x Treatment plans for specific aliments, from acne to whiplash.
x Stride Replication, the Kunzes' latest program of foot and hand relaxation.
x A more in-depth look at body parts and their corresponding areas in the hands and feet — all conveniently indexed.

Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study. Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of eflexology — by yourself and for yourself.

Synopsis:

Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study, Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of reflexology - by yourself and for yourself.

Synopsis:

Here's a revolutionary way to fine-tune your relationship with your body, reduce stress, and feel better all over: Stimulate the reflexes in your hands and feet!

It's all in this hands-on encyclopedia of personal reflexology information. Here, Kevin and Barbara Kunz (authors of The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology) bring you their unique self-health approach to wellness. Through reflexology, they teach you how to free and channel your pent-up energy — and to prevent and correct common health problems.

With more than 500 detailed instructions, this book includes:

* Why your feet and hands are "important sensory organs," and their "special relationship" with your whole body.

* Why reflexology works.

* Specially designed pressure and movement techniques that reduce stress and actually alter the body's tension level. Fully illustrated, with step-by-step procedures, for quick and easy application!

* Treatment plans for specific aliments, from acne to whiplash.

* Stride Replication, the Kunzes' latest program of foot and hand relaxation.

* A more in-depth look at body parts and their corresponding areas in the hands and feet — all conveniently indexed.

Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study. Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of eflexology — by yourself and for yourself.

About the Author

Kevin and Barbara Kunz are researchers, authors, practitioners, and consultants in the field of reflexology. Kevin and Barbara are innovators of illustrative, descriptive information on reflexology.

Their further work in reflexology includes that of co-directors of Reflexology Research Project, researching and developing information on reflexology. In addition, Barbara and Kevin are the authors and editors of Reflexions, a quarterly journal.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Introduction

THEORY AND PRINCIPLES

The Feet, Hands and Body: A Special Relationship

The Body Manager: Taking Advantage of the Way the Body Works

Principles of Body Management

Learning the Body's Language

Proprioception: The Language of Movement

Body Perceptions

Possibilities of Interaction:

Working with Proprioception

Using the Body's Relationships

The Body's Relationships

Choosing a Program of Wellness: Putting Time on Your Side

Time Planning for Consistency

Finding a Technique for the Time and Place

Setting Up Your Program

Starting Off

Developing a Consistent Pattern

Questions and Answers

TECHNIQUES

Reflexology — Three Basic Techniques

The Grasp: A Technique Fundamental

The Grip Technique

Rotating on a Point Technique

Thumb and Finger Walking Technique

Technique Summary Chart

Foot Reflexology: Applied Techniques

Bottom of Foot

Top of Foot

Sides of Foot

Miscellaneous

Technique Summary Chart

Hand Reflexology: Applied Techniques

Palm of Hand

Top of Hand

Sides of Hand

Miscellaneous

Technique Summary Chart

Stride Replication

CHARTS

Foot Reflexology

Hand Reflexology

Zones

Glossary of Symbols

Technique Patterns

THE DIRECTORY

Special Interests

How to Use Special Interests

Listing of Special Interests

A quick reference guide to Special Interests with suggested areas of emphasis, arranged alphabetically

Body Parts

How to Use Body Parts

Listing of Body Parts

A detailed reflexology reference guide to parts of the body, arranged alphabetically

Philosophy of Self-Help

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671763190
With:
Shoemaker, Kenneth L.
Author:
Kunz, Barbara
Photographer:
Shoemaker, Kenneth L.
Author:
Kunz, Kevin
Author:
Kunz, Barbara
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Emergency medicine
Subject:
Acupressure & Acupuncture
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Foot
Subject:
Wounds and injuries
Subject:
Hand
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Massage -- Popular works.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Massage and Bodywork
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
October 1984
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 213 p.
Dimensions:
10.34x7.49x.50 in. .99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study, Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of reflexology - by yourself and for yourself.
"Synopsis" by , Here's a revolutionary way to fine-tune your relationship with your body, reduce stress, and feel better all over: Stimulate the reflexes in your hands and feet!

It's all in this hands-on encyclopedia of personal reflexology information. Here, Kevin and Barbara Kunz (authors of The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology) bring you their unique self-health approach to wellness. Through reflexology, they teach you how to free and channel your pent-up energy — and to prevent and correct common health problems.

With more than 500 detailed instructions, this book includes:

* Why your feet and hands are "important sensory organs," and their "special relationship" with your whole body.

* Why reflexology works.

* Specially designed pressure and movement techniques that reduce stress and actually alter the body's tension level. Fully illustrated, with step-by-step procedures, for quick and easy application!

* Treatment plans for specific aliments, from acne to whiplash.

* Stride Replication, the Kunzes' latest program of foot and hand relaxation.

* A more in-depth look at body parts and their corresponding areas in the hands and feet — all conveniently indexed.

Whether you are using it as a quick reference or as the basis for further study. Hand and Foot Reflexology: A Self-Help Guide tells you what you need to know about the simple but potent experience of eflexology — by yourself and for yourself.

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