Easily Learn How to Use Hand Reflexology to Feel Better Now.
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Easily Learn How to Use Hand Reflexology to Feel Better Now.

Self-care to reduce stress, tension, pain and optimize well-being.
4.9 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
32 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Locate reflex points in the hands that stimulate a healing response in the body.
  • Give yourself a full hand reflexology session geared towards optimizing health.
  • Apply specialized techniques to address stress, tension and pain.
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Requirements
  • No previous experience is required.
  • Learning materials will be provided. No extra materials are needed. There will be a resource section at the end for those who want to purchase recommended books or another chart to advance their learning.
  • The protocols are done are one’s own hands using fingers and thumbs. If one has an injury to the hands or fingers/thumbs it would be best to take this course once you are healed.
Description

This course is you if you would like to have a natural healing tool literally at your fingertips that you can use anytime, anywhere to reduce stress and tension.

Hand Reflexology has its roots in ancient energy healing practices and is believed to work through the energy pathways of the body. By activating the reflex points in the hands you can send healing messages to the entire body helping the body to come into balance and promote well-being.

This course is a comprehensive overview of hand reflexology with step by step close up demonstrations from a experienced practitioner with over 40 years experience in the art of Reflexology.

You will learn:

  • How the hand mirrors the entire body through reflex points in the hands.
  • Exactly where the reflex points are on your hands. You will learn anatomical landmarks for the points so they are easy to find.
  • Precise techniques through demonstration so you can be sure to apply techniques accurately to get the best results.
  • A complete hand reflexology session that you can easily give yourself.
  • The tools to actively participate in your well-being.
  • Special sessions that you can use to address back pain and tension, neck and shoulder tension, digestive distress, insomnia and general stress.
  • How to give yourself a mini-stress break anytime of the day!
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is suitable for anyone wanting to utilize a system of self-care and self-healing to optimize their well-being.
  • It is open to all levels of experience. No previous experience is required.
  • All you need is an open mind, curiosity and commitment to being proactive in your own health care.
  • Those who do not want to take health into their own hands (literally) will not benefit from this course.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
01:24:12
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Introduction
3 Lectures 14:14

Welcome to the course! An introduction to your instructor, a brief description of Reflexology, how a self-care class can benefit you and the course curriculum.

Preview 05:33

Learn about how Reflexology spans thousands of years with it's roots in ancient civilizations such as Egypt, China and Japan. We will review basic theories as to how Reflexology works and it's many benefits.

Preview 05:22

Tips on how to use this class and benefit the most.

How to Get the Most Out of This Class.
03:19
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The Foundations: Mapping the Hand and Learning Reflexology Techniques
3 Lectures 15:23

Important tips to understand how the reflex points display on the chart and the hand. 

Introduction to Mapping the Hands
04:45

In this lecture, you will learn all the reflex points through close up videos with references to a chart that you can download.

Mapping the Hand
06:54

In this lecture you will learn the different reflexology techniques used to give a hand reflexology treatment through close up videos.

Reflexology Techniques
03:44
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The Complete Treatment : Step by step demonstration.
6 Lectures 29:24

This lecture covers preparation, use of lotions, the meaning of what you find in the hands, tips for best practice and contraindications. At the end of this lecture you will be prepared to do the complete treatment.

Introduction: Complete Hand Reflexology Self-Care Treatment
08:17

This video is a close up demonstration on how to work the thumbs and the fingers. This is the first part of the treatment and covers the neck, throat, brain, pituitary, pineal and upper shoulder muscle reflexes. At the end of this session you will be able to properly activate the reflex points in the thumbs and fingers.

Treatment Part 1: Thumbs and Fingers
07:09

This video is a close up demonstration on how to work the spinal reflexes.This is the second part of the treatment and covers all the reflexes of the spine. At the end of this session you will be able to properly activate the reflex points for the thumb side of the hand which covers the spinal muscles, vertebrae and spinal nerve reflexes.

Preview 02:46

This video is a close up demonstration on how to work the upper third of the hand. This is the third part of the treatment and covers the thoracic area of the body which includes lungs, shoulders, heart and  diaphragm reflexes. We will also address the eyes and ears reflexes. At the end of this session you will be able to properly activate the reflex points the thoracic area of the hand.

Treatment Part 3: The Thoracic Area
04:07

This video is a close up demonstration on how to work the palm of the hand. This is the forth part of the treatment covering many of the organ reflexes including stomach, spleen, liver, gall bladder and pancreas, small intestines and large intestine reflexes. Additionally we cover how to pinpoint the adrenal glands in this section. At the end of this session you will be able to properly activate the reflex points in the palms of the hand.

Treatment Part 4: The Organ Area
03:32

This video is a close up demonstration on how to work the sides of the hand and wrist. This is the fifth and final session of the treatment and covers the arms, legs, hips and reproductive reflexes. Additionally, this session covers how to end a reflexology session. At the end of this session you will be able to properly activate the reflex points for the sides of the hands. You now have the tools to give yourself a complete hand reflexology session!

Treatment Part 5: Final Session - Arms, Legs, Hips, Reproductive Organs.
03:33
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Special Treatments
6 Lectures 23:14

This lecture goes over how to get the most out of each special treatment with tips for working and when and how to use each treatment. A disclaimer is also discussed as this course is for educational purposes only and not as a replacement for medical care. 

Introduction to Special Treatments
07:26

This close up video goes over how to work the hand to address back pain and tension. At the end of this session you will have some new tools to use to alleviate tension and pain on the spot.

Alleviate Back Pain
03:08

This close up video goes over specific techniques to address neck and shoulder tension. At the end of this session you will have some new tools to use anytime, anywhere that you feel tension building in the neck or shoulders.

Reduce Neck and Shoulder Tension
04:32

This close up video shows you how to work the hands to help improve digestion. The video reviews the reflexes for digestion and when and how to use these tools. At the end of the video you will have some new tools to help your body come into digestive balance.

Improve Digestion
02:50

This special close up video provides some tools to use when you have trouble sleeping and some suggestions for how to address insomnia. At the end of this session you will have some new tools to use to help relax your body and optimize hormone production for sleep.

Help for Insomnia
01:44

This bonus video is a mini-session for stress reduction. You will be guided to give yourself a stress reduction and relaxation treatment that you can use anytime to give yourself a stress break. At the end of this treatment you will hopefully be more relaxed!

Bonus Video: Stress Reduction Mini-
03:34
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Congratulations!
1 Lecture 01:57

Congratulations on finishing the course! This short video talks about next steps and resources for further learning.

Now that you've finished the course, what's Next?
01:57
About the Instructor
Anya Hricko, Ph. D.
4.9 Average rating
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32 Students
1 Course
Somatic Psychologist, Certified Reflexologist, Life Coach

Anya Hricko, Ph.D. was on the leading edge of Reflexology receiving certification in the early 1970’s. She is a Master Reflexologist who has been featured on radio, TV and in several publications. She brings to her profession 40 years of clinical experience and 37 years of teaching experience with a diverse and eclectic background offering a unique blend of skill, competence and depth to her work and teaching.

She is the former director of the Pioneer Valley Reflexology Center where she taught hand and foot reflexology and provided private sessions and consultations for 15 years.

She later founded the Soma Wisdom Institute as a vehicle to integrate her extensive background in bodywork with the leading edge of psychology.

Dr. Anya is excited to offer her expertise and passion to the students at Udemy with hopes of inspiring them to live a full and healthy life.