Reflexology - An Introduction - Sutton in Ashfield Library - Community Learning

Sutton-in-Ashfield Library, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Key details

Time 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Venue Sutton-in-Ashfield Library, Sutton-in-Ashfield
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £9

About this course

To understand the concept of what foot reflexology is, covering a variety of massage techniques, the many benefits of foot reflexology, and the many benefits physically and mentally. Learning about how the foot and the hand and the ear or like a map of our bodies and understanding the different areas of the foot the correspond to certain parts of our body such as where our heart, liver and lungs are etc. This art can be connected to Chinese medicine by linking it with different pressure points throughout the body. How to perform a reflexology on each other and on self. 

What will be covered on the course?  

  • The art of massage has been around for centuries – for relaxation, to healing – such as the relief of numbness, tingling, and stiffness by applying pressure to areas of your body. Feel rejuvenated with a step-by-step reflexology Foot massage (can also be done with a partner). Give that foot pain a relief fast. Learning the history behind massage and the benefits, covering Health and Safety and to learn the steps to giving yourself a relaxing reflexology massage leaving your foot, toes, and ankles revitalized.  

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • By the end of the course learners will have knowledge of what massage is and how to perform a reflexology massage to themselves and others, covering Health and Safety and the history behind this relaxing art, and the many physical and mental benefits. 

Learners should bring:

  • A drink – water or juice, notebook and pen, cream, hand towel, cushion/pillow 

Suggested Reading for the course: 

  • Hand and foot massage by Mary Atkinson 
  • An Introductory Guide to Massage by Louise Tucker  

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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