CPD Maternity Reflexology

CPD Maternity Reflexology

 

Sally is currently the Maternity Specialist for the Association of Reflexologists and she is the author of “A guide for reflexologists: Supporting women through their Maternity journey” and the Co-author of “The conception journey – a guide for Reflexologists”.

Being able to support couples through their conception journey, pregnancy and beyond with reflexology is a wonderful experience and one that we should feel honoured to be a part of. Reflexology for conception and maternity aims to optimise the health and wellbeing of the clients; using reflexology techniques designed for different stages and also being aware of general lifestyle advice that can be given to make this journey as pleasurable as possible for all.
These courses have been designed to give you the skills required to gain confidence in treating both couples wishing to conceive and maternity clients. They are suitable for qualified Reflexologists.

 

Course Content

 

Day 1 – Supporting conception

 

This is an informative day for Reflexologists who wish to work with women and men who are trying to conceive whether naturally or working alongside allopathic treatments such as IVF.

 

The morning is theory and looks at:

  • Hormones involved in conception
  • Lifestyle factors – what really affects fertility?
  • The effect of stress on conception
  • Common problems causing fertility issues
  • Planning reflexology for conception
  • Reflexology during IVF
  • Getting the ‘mind’ to believe!

 

The afternoon is practical based, starting with a demonstration of techniques aimed at balancing hormones, reproductive stimulation (including working the pituitary, hypothalamus, ovaries and uterus more deeply).  There will also be some linking techniques, acupressure points and extra reflex points.

 

With of course plenty of time left for you to practice on each other!!

 

After the course you will receive a link to You Tube video’s which you can use as a reminder of new sequences and techniques.

 

Day 2 – Reflexology during Maternity

 

Day 2 follows on with the Maternity journey. This course will enable you to build your knowledge to allow you to work safely and confidently with the pregnant client.

The morning’s theory and will cover:

  • General advice for the three trimesters of pregnancy
  • Research studies on maternity reflexology
  • Contra-indications
  • Reflexology treatment plans for the three trimesters of pregnancy
  • Reflexology for preparation for labour
  • Reflexology during labour
  • Reflexology for Post-natal mums
  • Marketing

The afternoon is practical based, starting with a demonstration of techniques suitable for pregnancy, especially for preparation for labour.  This will also include a simple lymphatic drainage Reflexology sequence perfect for swollen legs and some extra linking techniques.

 

With again plenty of time left for you to practice on each other!!

 

After the course you will receive a link to You Tube video’s which you can use as a reminder of new sequences and techniques.

 

Additional information

 

The cost of the 2 day course is £180

Please bring a Lafuma if possible

There is an option to complete case studies, on successful completion you will receive an additional certificate – Certificate of Competency.

This course is AoR approved and full members gain 28 CPD points for the 2 days.  It is also recognised by the FHT who award 10 points for the 2 days.

 

For any more information please contact sally@earlam.co.uk or tel 0208 325 1279

 

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