Hand Reflexology and Indian Head Massage Taster

Ref: C3530575

In this taster session you will learn how Reflexology Hand massage and Indian Head massage can help to reduce stress and bring about a sense of well being and calmness. You will gain a basic understanding of the reflexes on the hands and how they correspond to all the organs and systems of the body and how you can use some simple techniques in everyday life. Indian Head massage can be used to relieve tension in the head and neck area and by applying simple pressures to certain areas you can help to reduce stress and bring about a feeling of clarity of mind, it may also bring about of feeling of having more energy.

Course aim

To provide a brief introduction to Reflexology Hand massage and Indian Head massage and how it can be used for self help and stress management. With a view to being able to use this for yourself at home.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • have a better understanding of the solar plexus reflex on the hands that can be used in conjunction with a breathing technique for lowering stress levels. I will be able to demonstrate where the solar plexus reflex is on my hands.
  • have a better understanding of the shoulder reflex on the hands. I will be able to demonstrate where the shoulder reflex is on my hands.
  • have a better understanding of Indian Head massage and I will be able to demonstrate a simple pyramid scalp lift on my head.
  • have a better understanding of the courses that follow this taster session and how to enrol on them.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • The group will be able to use the skills they learn on this taster course at home if they choose to do so. The course will be made up of verbal information and demonstrations for the group to follow. Questions will be welcomed.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Hand Reflexology and Indian Head Massage Taster

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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