Learn Advanced Reflexology and TCM for Health Practitioners
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Learn Advanced Reflexology and TCM for Health Practitioners

A systematic & detailed course teaching advanced Reflexology techniques incorporating Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
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Created by Peter Caughey
Last updated 9/2018
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 156 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Conduct a full advanced Reflexology treatment
  • Understand Traditional Chinese Medicine at a deeper level
  • Apply advanced Reflexology techniques to each of the reflex points
  • Have a greater sensitivity and awareness of the human body through the feet
Requirements
  • It would be useful to have a basic understanding of the Meridian channels that travel through the feet. This information is readily available online.
  • It is important to have a daily Qigong practice to develop sensitivity & awareness of your energy & others. See my other Udemy courses on Qigong to start a practice today.
Description

In this intensive, systematic course you will learn to confidently and safely practice Reflexology Healing massage for personal and professional use.

By the end of the Course you will have learnt and practiced:

  • Reflexology foot massage techniques
  • You will understand Reflex point location in depth
  • Have a deeper knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concepts
  • Studied Acupuncture Meridian locations and Theory
  • You will know various medical applications of each of the Reflex point areas
  • During the course you will have gained an awareness of the connections of the Reflex areas and their associated organs and parts of the body
  • At the end of the course you will be able to confidently perform a Reflexology foot massage treatment
  • You will have a deeper understanding of TCM Meridian Theory and treatment principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The structure of the course involves:
  • Reflex Point locations
  • Theory lectures on TCM
  • Acupuncture Meridian Theory
  • Practical lessons on Reflexology massage techniques
  • Signs and symptoms of dysfunctions in the body by Reflexology palpitation
You will gain a deep and practical understanding of the Reflex points and how they relate to meridians and organs in the body and, learn to remove blockages to restore vital energy to the body.It is recommended that you do a daily Qigong practice to develop you sensitivity and awareness to your own energy and others. (See my courses on Udemy, 'Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live stress free & happy' and 'Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live energized & happy now').
Who this course is for:
  • The course is best suited for Health Practitioners, Bodyworkers & Massage Therapists
  • This course is best suited for Therapists who would like to deepen their understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine and how it applies to Reflexology
  • This course is not suited for anyone who wants a basic Reflexology course
  • This course is not suited for anyone who has never practiced any form of bodywork or massage before
Course content
Expand all 145 lectures 04:38:37
+ Reflexology Course Introduction
1 lecture 03:55

A brief introduction to the course, outlining the structure and content covered and what you will learn by the end of this course.

Preview 03:55
+ History of Reflexology
2 lectures 00:00

An overview of the history of Reflexology and it's place in Traditional Chinese Medicine, it's origins and how it has been used as a medical treatment from the past to the present.

History of Reflexology
4 pages

An outline of the common terminology used in Reflexology.

Glossary of terminology
2 pages
+ Mapping the Reflexes of the feet
12 lectures 00:00

Before we start any practical lessons we first need to understand the various regions of the feet and the individual reflex points associated with these regions.

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Head and the Neck Area which are located in the Toe region.

Head and Neck Area – The Toes
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Thoracic Area which is located in the Ball of the Foot region.

Thoracic Area – The Ball of the Foot
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Abdominal Area which is located in the Arch of the Foot region.

The Abdominal Area – The Arch of the Foot
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Pelvic Area which is located in the Heel of the Foot region.

The Pelvic Area – The Heel of the Foot
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Spine Area which is located in the Inner and Outer Foot regions.

The Spine – The Inner Foot
2 pages
The Outer Foot (Lateral)
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Reproductive Area which is located in the Medial Ankle.

The Reproductive Area – Medial Ankle
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Reproductive Area which is located in the Lateral Ankle.

The Reproductive Area – Lateral Ankle
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of the points and regions associated with the Top of the Foot.

The Dorsum (Top) of the Foot
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of all the points associated with both sides of the foot.

All reflex points: both sides of the foot-medial & lateral ankle aspects
1 page

This lecture shows a diagram of all the points associated with the Top of the Foot (dorsal aspect).

All reflex points: The Top (dorsal of the foot) and the medial and lateral ankle
1 page
+ Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture Meridians
20 lectures 02:35

This lecture is a brief overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Introduction
2 pages
What are Meridians?
2 pages
Meridians and connection to Reflexology
1 page
The flow of Qi in the Meridians in a 24 hour cycle
02:35

The lecture is a diagram of the Lung Meridian.

Lung Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Large Intestine Meridian.

Large Intestine Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Stomach Meridian.

Stomach Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Spleen Meridian.

Spleen Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Heart Meridian.

Heart Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Small Intestine Meridian.

Small Intestine Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Bladder Meridian.

Bladder Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Kidney Meridian.

Kidney Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Pericardium Meridian.

Circulation/Pericardium Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the San Jiao/Triple Burner Meridian.

San Jiao/Triple Burner Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Gallbladder Meridian.

Gallbladder Meridian
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Liver Meridian.

Preview 1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Ren Mai Vessel.

Ren Mai Vessel
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Du Mai Vessel.

Du Mai Vessel
1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Three Yang Foot Meridians.

Preview 1 page

The lecture is a diagram of the Three Yin Leg Meridians.

The Three Yin Leg Meridians
2 pages
+ Step by step guide for a basic Reflexology treatment
4 lectures 00:00
Pre-treatment preparations
1 page
Best Herbs to use for pre treatment foot bath
3 pages
Best massage oils to use for Reflexology
2 pages
Most effective sequence for conducting a Reflexology treatment
1 page
+ Relaxation Techniques
15 lectures 38:39

This is the first video of the Reflexology techniques.

In this section there are instructional videos on the Reflexology Relaxation techniques.

The first relaxation technique is for the Solar Plexus area which is also the first point on the Kidney Meridian (KI 1) which involves an acupressure technique of applying pressure to an acupuncture point, in this case, the first point on the Kidney Meridian KI 1 (Yong quan).

Preview 01:52

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is for the Achilles tendon area.

2-Achilles tendon stretch
04:07

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called Ankle rotation which helps to take stiffness and tension out of the ankle.

3-Ankle rotation
02:24

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Loosen ankles' which involves wobbling the ankle from side to side.

4-Loosen ankles
01:22

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Ankle traction' which involves creating traction on the ankle joint.

6. Ankle traction techinques
03:12

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Side to side' which involves stretching the ankle from side to side.

Preview 02:04

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Spinal twist' which involves rubbing the hands in an opposite direction on the inside of the foot (arch of the foot) This techniques is like giving a Chinese burn as we did as a kid.

8. Spinal twist
02:03

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Wring the foot' which involves twisting the foot with both hands like you would ringing out a wet towel.

9. Wring the foot (wet towel / twisting)
02:08

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Lung press' which involves applying and releasing pressure on the lung area on the Ball of the foot.

10. Lung press
01:52

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Metatarsal movers' which involves releasing tension and pressure around the Metatarsals

11. Metatarsal movers
04:07

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique called 'Pinching' which involves a pinching technique commonly used for the outside or lateral foot.

12. Pinching method
01:19

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Rotate turn and stretch' which involves Turning and stretching each toe.

13. Rotate, turn and stretch (all toes)
03:17

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Walking the toes' which involves stretching and moving the toes in opposite directions.

14. Walking the toes
04:17

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Lift and stretch' which involves lifting and stretching each toe.

15. Lift and stretch (All toes)
00:45

This lecture contains a video of a relaxation technique which is called 'Toe rotations' which involves turning and stretching each toe.

16. Toe rotations
03:50
+ Reflex point Techniques
9 lectures 26:15

This is the first video of the Individual Reflexology point techniques.

In this section there are instructional videos on techniques used for Reflexology points.

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Thumb walking', which involves a very popular techniques using the thumbs.

1. Thumb walking
05:16

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Finger walking' which involves a very popular techniques using the fingers.

Preview 02:59

This lecture contains a video on two Reflex point techniques which is called 'Hook and back up and Press and release'.

3. Hook and back up
03:00

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Rotation on the point' which involves moving the foot on a point rather than rotating you finger.

4. Rotation on the point
02:45

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Press and slide' which involves a very popular techniques of sliding along the skin.

5. Press and slide
03:45

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Milking the toes' which involves a finger on the dorsum and the thumb on the plantar of the foot, commonly use for the metatarsals.

6. Milking of the toes
03:20

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Four finger press' which involves 3 to 4 finger on the dorsum of the foot, commonly use for the metatarsals.

7. Four finger press
01:37

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Single knuckle method ' which involves using a knuckle, mainly used on the hard parts of the foot such as the heel or when you need to going deep into the foot

8. Single knuckle method
01:51

This lecture contains a video of a Reflex point technique which is called 'Beck method' which involves using the tip of one finger this is used for fine detail points.

9. Beck method
01:42
+ Reflex area Techniques
8 lectures 33:15

This is the first video of Reflexology techniques used for different regions of the foot.

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the head and neck areas of the foot.

Head and Neck Area – The Toes
08:15

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Thoracic areas of the foot.

Thoracic Area – The Ball of the Foot
05:04

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Abdominal areas of the foot.

The Abdominal Area – The Arch of the Foot
06:03

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Pelvic areas of the foot.

The Pelvic Area – The Heel of the Foot
01:43

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Spine area of the foot, the Inner and Outer foot.

The Spine – (The Medial) the Inner foot & (Lateral) Outer foot
04:41

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Reproductive area of the foot, the Inner Ankle.

The Reproductive Area – Medial Ankle
02:07

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Top of the foot.

The Dorsum (Top) of the Foot
03:35

This lecture contains a video of Reflexology techniques commonly used for the Reproductive area, the Outer Ankle.

The Reproductive Area – Lateral Ankle
01:47
+ Single Reflexology Point Techniques - The Head and Neck area - The Toes
14 lectures 22:35

This is the first video of the individual Reflexology techniques used for the Head and Neck regions of the foot.

This first lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Brain reflex points on the foot.

Preview 01:19

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual reflexology techniques to use for the Sinus and teeth reflex points on the foot.

2. Sinus and Teeth
02:05

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Pituitary gland on the foot.

3. Pituitary gland
01:04

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Hypothalamus and the Pineal gland on the foot.

4. Hypothalamus & Pineal gland
01:39

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Mastoid reflex point on the foot.

5. Mastoid
01:25

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Eyes reflex point on the foot.

6. The Eyes
01:32

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Chronic Eye reflex point on the foot.

7. Chronic Eye
01:45

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Ears reflex point on the foot.

8. The Ears
01:28

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Chronic Ear reflex point on the foot.

9. Chronic Ear
02:07

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Lymphatic reflex point on the foot.

10. The Lymphatic System
01:35

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Eustachian Tube reflex point on the foot.

11. Eustachian Tube
02:08

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Neck reflex point on the foot.

12. The Neck
01:41

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Thyroid Helper reflex point on the foot.

13. Thyroid Helper
01:28

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Temple reflex point on the foot.

14. The Temples
01:19
+ Single Reflexology Point Techniques-The Thoracic Area - The Ball of the foot
7 lectures 13:31

This is the first video of individual Reflexology techniques used for the Thoracic Areas of the foot.

This first lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Lung reflex point on the foot.

Preview 02:51

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Heart reflex point on the foot.

2. The Heart
01:51

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Thymus Gland, Oesophagus, Trachea And Bronchi reflex points on the foot.

3. The Thymus Gland, Oesophagus, Trachea And Bronchi
01:46

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Thyroid gland reflex point on the foot.

4. The Thyroid Gland
01:44

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Parathyroid gland reflex point on the foot.

5. The Parathyroid Glands
00:51

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Diaphragm gland reflex point on the foot.

6. The Diaphragm
02:45

This lecture contains a detailed video of the most effective individual Reflexology techniques to use for the Solar Plexus gland reflex point on the foot.

7. The Solar Plexus
01:43