In Focus Reflexology: Your Personal Guide by Tina Chantrey is everything I was looking for in an introductory book on the subject and practice. Chantrey does a great job of keeping everything simple for a true novice such as myself while also offering information for those looking to work their way into doing this as a CAM practice (such as getting insurance, what to look for with new clients, etc). So this book will serve anyone well who is not already a fully operating practitioner, and frankly as a review for seasoned reflexologists it would probably work well to keep the basics front of mind.

Earl,, 5 ***** review


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Author Tina Chantrey teaches everything you need to know about reflexology to get your life in balance and alleviate common health problems. Beautiful illustrations and a framable poster of key information combined with easy-to-follow instruction make this the perfect go-to reference.


Combining multiple areas of bodywork, reflexology involves applying pressure to the hands and feet to produce beneficial changes in the body. The underlying principle behind reflexology is that there are "reflex points" on the feet and hands that are connected to organs and body parts by energy. When pressure is applied to these areas, energy blockages are removed and better health results. Learn reflexology to relieve:

  • Back pain

  • Previous injuries

  • Insomnia

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Digestive disorders

  • Arthritis

  • Hormone imbalances


The In Focus series applies a modern approach to teaching the classic body, mind, and spirit subjects, using expert authors in their respective fields and featuring relevant visual material to smartly and purposely illustrate key topics within each subject. As a bonus, a 18 x 24 inch wall chart is included.