Discover The Benefits of Reflexology

Reflexology is a therapeutic method that involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, and ears, which correspond to different body organs and systems. This gentle yet effective technique can help alleviate a variety of ailments and promote overall wellness. Reflexology is particularly beneficial for reducing stress and anxiety, enhancing relaxation, and improving circulation. It can also aid in relieving pain, boosting the immune system, and balancing the body’s energy. Many people turn to reflexology for support with digestive issues, headaches, and hormonal imbalances, finding it an essential part of maintaining their health and vitality.
as an experienced and qualified reflexologist, as well as a licensed acupuncturist with a bsc (hons), i bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to my practice. since 2007, my journey in reflexology has been deeply fulfilling, both for me and for my clients who love the benefits they receive from each session.

Reflexology A Holistic Approach to Wellness 

Are you looking for a natural and non-invasive way to improve your health and wellbeing? 

Reflexology may be just what you need. This alternative therapy has been around for centuries and is gaining popularity as a complementary treatment for various health conditions. discover the basics of reflexology, its benefits, and how it works.

Reflexology in Middlesbrough: A Holistic Approach To Wellness

Welcome! If you're exploring the world of reflexology and wondering how it can enhance your well-being, you've come to the right place. 

As an experienced and qualified Reflexologist, as well as a Licensed Acupuncturist with a BSc (Hons), I bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to my practice. Since 2007, my journey in Reflexology has been deeply fulfilling, both for me and for my clients who love the benefits they receive from each session.

My path to becoming a Reflexologist was deeply personal. During a particularly challenging period in my life, I discovered Reflexology, and it was a beacon of light in dark times. Its profound impact on my physical and emotional wellbeing was nothing short of transformative. This experience didn't just heal me; it ignited a burning desire to delve deeper into this healing art. Reflexology didn't just offer me relief; it gave me a new direction in life.

This fascination led me to pursue a degree in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, driven by a curiosity about the interconnectedness of holistic therapies. The more I learned, the more I realised how reflexology and acupuncture complement each other, each offering unique pathways to wellness.

My approach to reflexology is not one-size-fits-all. Over the years, I have expanded my expertise through continuous professional development (CPD) training, learning various types of reflexology to cater to a diverse range of needs. These variations, which you can learn more about below, allow me to tailor each session specifically to you.

As a sensitive practitioner, I have developed the skill to detect subtle deposits and imbalances in the feet. By targeting these areas, I work to release blockages and restore the energy flow throughout your body. Each session with me is designed to be unique, offering a safe and comfortable environment where you can relax and find ease.

I am a VTCT-qualified clinical reflexologist and proudly registered with the FHT. For those with a healthcare plan or membership, there may be an opportunity to claim back the cost of treatments. My training and additional qualifications in Reflexology include Clinical Reflexology, Maternity reflexology, Hot Stone Reflexology, Fertility Reflexology, Crystal Reflexology, and a combination therapy of Ear Acupuncture & Reflexology call Acu-Reflex. You can find me at my wellbeing clinic in Acklam, Middlesbrough, where I welcome clients from all across the Northeast.

Embarking on a reflexology journey is a step towards holistic health, and I am here to guide and support you every step of the way. Let's explore how reflexology can be a key to unlocking a more balanced and harmonious life for you.

Celebrities Embrace Reflexology: A Holistic Wellness Trend

Reflexology is gaining popularity among celebrities and public figures seeking holistic wellness. A recent article from The Sun highlighted how prominent individuals like Billie Shepherd and David Beckham have embraced complementary therapies, including reflexology. Celebrities often turn to these natural treatments to support their overall health and well-being. The positive experiences of such high-profile figures reflect the growing recognition of reflexology as an effective method for relaxation, stress reduction, and maintaining balance in an increasingly hectic world.

What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is an ancient practice that has been used for centuries to alleviate pain and promote healing. By targeting specific pressure points in the feet, These points, also known as reflex areas, correspond to different organs, glands, and body systems. By stimulating these reflex areas, reflexologists believe that they can promote healing and balance in the body.  
 the origins of reflexology: Reflexology has a long and fascinating history that dates back to ancient Egypt and China. The first recorded evidence of foot massage for healing purposes was found in a tomb in Egypt, dating back to 2500 BC. In China, reflexology was practiced as part of traditional medicine, and it is still widely used today. .
Modern reflexology, as we know it today, was developed in the early 20th century by a physiotherapist named Eunice Ingham. She mapped out the reflex areas on the feet and hands and developed techniques for applying pressure to these areas. Her work has influenced the practice of reflexology worldwide and has led to the development of different reflexology schools and approaches. 

The many benefits of reflexology:

 Reflexology has been shown to improve sleep quality, helping you to wake up feeling refreshed and energized.  
Reflexology stimulates the nervous system to reduce stress and promote relaxation. it's a simple and effective way to unwind after a long day.
Reflexology helps to stimulate the body's natural defence mechanisms, improving immune function and helping you to stay healthy.
Reflexology helps to increase blood flow to the body's organs and tissues, improving overall circulation and delivering vital nutrients.
Reflexology targets specific pressure points to relieve pain and tension, promoting a sense of wellbeing and relaxation.
Reflexology is a natural, non-invasive way to promote balance and harmony throughout the body, supporting your overall health and wellbeing.

Hear from Our Reflexology Clients

"In another relaxing reflexology session today, Deanna picked up on areas where I had issues. I never mentioned these to her, but working on my feet and chatting, I asked her what was coming up, and the areas she picked up on were exact. I always feel like walking on air when I leave, putting me in a calming, relaxed mood. Highly recommend it for relaxation and balancing your body plus, Deanna is just such a lovely lady to work with and very very knowledgeable and experienced."
I recently had an Aroma Stone Reflexology Treatment and it was amazing! deanna was very knowledgeable and used a variety of techniques to give me a truly unique experience. My feet felt so relaxed and refreshed afterwards. I felt like I was walking on cloud nine for days after! I would highly recommend this treatment to anyone looking for a unique way to relax and unwind. It's definitely worth the time and money!
I recently had the acu reflex and am impressed with the results. It's relaxing and an effective way to stimulate your body's natural healing powers. After having it regularly, I've noticed an increase in my energy level and a decrease in my muscle aches and pains. I recommend this treatment to anyone looking for a relaxing way to naturally boost their health and wellbeing.

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Discover the power of acupuncture and reflexology through Acu Reflex. 

Acu-Reflex represents a holistic and integrative approach to health, seamlessly combining the ancient practices of acupuncture and reflexology. This unique method utilizes acupuncture, involving the precise insertion of thin needles into specific auricular (ear) points to stimulate the flow of energy or Qi. Alongside, it employs the therapeutic potential of reflexology, applying targeted pressure to defined points on the hands and feet, each correlating to different body parts. This dual-action technique is designed to enhance the body's natural healing abilities and restore balance, particularly effective in regulating hormonal imbalances.

The benefits of Acu-Reflex extend to a variety of health aspects:
  1. Hormonal Balance: Acu-Reflex is particularly effective in managing hormonal fluctuations, offering relief from symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flashes and mood swings.
  2. Pain Relief: It provides natural and non-invasive pain relief across various body areas.
  3. Stress and Anxiety Reduction: This therapy significantly lowers stress and anxiety levels by promoting deep relaxation.
  4. Improved Sleep Quality: Acu-Reflex enhances both the quality and duration of sleep, which benefits those with sleep disturbances.
  5. Digestive Health: It improves digestive functions and eases symptoms like IBS and acid reflux.
  6. Headaches and Migraines: Acu-Reflex effectively alleviates the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines, providing relief and improved quality of life.

The treatment often includes the use of ear seeds, which prolong the benefits by continuously stimulating acupuncture points.  Available starting from £50, this signature treatment offers a powerful way to balance the mind, body, and spirit, addressing physical ailments and contributing to hormonal harmony and overall wellness. If you're looking for a natural and effective approach to health, Acu-Reflex presents an enriching experience, harnessing the deep-rooted healing powers of these age-old practices.


Reflexology treats the whole body, mind and soul. 

The feet are treated to restore balance to the whole body, using gentle pressure to the reflex points to trigger a response or stimulation in the corresponding part of the body utilising the zones channel of energy or “Chi”. 

reflexology is based on the principle that there are reflex areas on the feet, hands, and ears that correspond to different parts of the body. for example, the tips of the toes are believed to correspond to the head, while the arches of the feet correspond to the organs in the abdomen. by applying pressure to these reflex areas, reflexologists believe that they can stimulate the corresponding body parts and promote healing 

Aroma Stone Reflexology

This luxurious treatment uses various massage techniques, including finger pressure, warmed aroma stones and essential oils. It helps the body to relax at its deepest level, creating harmony and balance. 

The subtle energies of stones introduced into the treatment calm the senses, relax muscle tension and promote a meditative state. The stones help activate the energy channels on the reflex points.

The use of hot stones enhances the therapeutic effects of reflexology by providing deep, penetrating heat to the affected areas. This heat helps to relax the muscles and increase blood flow, which can in turn improve the effectiveness of the reflexology techniques.

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Fertility Reflexology

Reflexology is an alternative therapy that involves applying pressure to specific reflex points on your feet or hands to stimulate the corresponding organs or systems in your body. Fertility reflexology is a specialized form of reflexology that focuses on improving your reproductive health and enhancing your chances of conceiving.

Fertility reflexology is based on the idea that our feet and hands contain reflex points that correspond to various organs and systems in our body, including our reproductive system. By stimulating these reflex points, fertility reflexologists aim to promote balance and harmony in the body, which can help to optimize reproductive health and fertility.

Maternity Reflexology

Maternity reflexology is a form of reflexology that is specifically designed for pregnant women. It involves applying gentle pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, and ears, which correspond to different parts of the body. This pressure stimulates the body's natural healing abilities, promoting physical and emotional wellbeing during pregnancy.
Maternity reflexology works by stimulating the nervous system, improving blood circulation, and releasing tension in the body. By applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, and ears. 

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