A Message From the Heart

By Elspeth | May 6, 2021

If you have been drawn to read this blog article then I am assuming that you have read some of my previous blogs and have an interest in the art and science of energy medicine, or perhaps you are a fellow therapist, nurse, or carer. Alternatively, you may be one of the growing number of…

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When is Reflexology not Reflexology?

By Elspeth | June 21, 2020

    As a therapist specialising in energy-based techniques, I have spent the past 10 years studying, researching and developing my own unique therapeutic approach to working via the feet; Zu Qigong- Foot Energy Work, and I would like to offer some advice to those reflexologists who are now experimenting with “distance reflexology”, based on…

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Complementary Therapies – Main Menu Choice or Condiments?

By Elspeth | July 13, 2019

I am very privileged to be employed as a complementary therapist working in palliative care within the NHS. As part of a multidisciplinary team where complementary therapies are well regarded and fully integrated into the routine care for patients, it is easy to forget that in other areas of the NHS there is much less…

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Vibration – The Power of Gentle Touch

By Elspeth | October 10, 2018

We should never underestimate the benefits of simple touch for our physical and mental health……..medicine quite literally at our fingertips. If you have ever received or delivered a Zu Qigong session then you will be aware that despite the simplicity and gentle touch of this modality it has the potential to be extremely powerful at…

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The “Back Story” to Zu Qigong!

By admin | January 14, 2017

This is a brief account of why and how Zu Qigong (Foot Energy Work) came about…… the story that lies behind the technique! “………the real dilemma is what to do when you love working on feet but find yourself at odds with the mainstream reflexology world?” Love them or hate them where would we be…

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Reflexology – A Reflective Review

By admin | July 1, 2016

Those of you who are familiar with my previous blog articles will know that, until now, I have focused primarily on my personal attempts to try and make sense of and unravel the mechanisms and theories involved in reflexology – the “science” of reflexology. In this article however, I would like to turn my attentions…

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Reflexology Theory – Do the Facts Still Fit ?

By admin | July 16, 2015

Encouraged by the positive response I had to my previous blog post back in March, I have decided to put a few more of my thoughts about reflexology down “on paper”. I know that once again there will be those who strongly disagree with what I have to say but if it gets the reflexology…

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Reflexology – Some Lateral Thinking!

By admin | March 20, 2015

This is the first time I have used this website blog to publish my thoughts on reflexology. I know that many who read this will disagree with my train of thought but at the very least I aim to spark debate, get the reflexology community thinking! Yes this is a long post, in excess of…

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