Celebrating World Reflexology Week and the Power of Reflexology for All Ages

In celebration of World Reflexology Week, Sinead Staunton, Reflexologist and Founder of

In celebration of World Reflexology Week, Sinead Staunton, Reflexologist and Founder of Sole Scent Wellness in Co. Galway, shares some of the incredible healing power of this age-old practice.

In this two part blog series, she will chat through some of the benefits of Reflexology for Adults, and for Babies and Children….


In the hustle and bustle of our lives, it’s easy to forget the incredible potential for healing that lies within
our very own feet, hands, face and ears. World Reflexology Week is an annual event that shines a
spotlight on the incredible benefits of reflexology so I invite you to embark on a journey into the world of
reflexology—a profound and ageless practice that holds the key to unlocking wellness for both adults
and children. In this blog post I will explore the art and science behind reflexology and its remarkable
impact on our physical and emotional well-being.


Let’s begin with the basics. Reflexology is an ancient practice, dating back thousands of years, rooted in
the belief that specific points on our feet, hands, and ears are interconnected with various organs and
systems within the body. This holistic approach to healing has withstood the test of time, offering a
powerful, natural means to promote health and vitality.

The Power of Touch for Adults
In the whirlwind of modern life, adults often bear the weight of stress, physical ailments, and emotional burdens. Reflexology steps in as a gentle non invasive remedy. Through targeted pressure on reflex points, this therapeutic touch can relieve tension, improve circulation, alleviate pain, and reduce stress. In my treatment room I offer adults a sanctuary of relaxation, a moment to rejuvenate their weary bodies and minds.

Some of the benefits of reflexology for adults include:
1️. Stress Relief:
Reflexology is a powerful tool for stress reduction. By targeting stress-related reflex points, it encourages relaxation, alleviates tension, and promotes an overall sense of well-being.

2️. Pain Management:
Reflexology can effectively relieve pain, making it beneficial for individuals dealing with chronic pain, headaches, and musculoskeletal issues. It triggers the body’s natural pain-relief mechanisms.

3️. Improved Sleep:
If you struggle with sleep problems, reflexology can help regulate sleep patterns. By addressing underlying issues like anxiety and stress, it can lead to more restful and rejuvenating sleep.

4️. Enhanced Circulation:
Reflexology promotes better blood flow throughout the body. Improved circulation means oxygen and nutrients are transported more efficiently, supporting overall health.

And many many more!

Check out tomorrow’s blog for Benefits for Babies and Children, and the Mind-Body Connection.

For more information on reflexology head over to Instagram or Facebook pages Sole_Scent_ Wellness_ or to my website www.solescentwellness.com

I hold space for 1 to 1 foot and facial reflexology appointments for adults and I also hold baby and children reflexology appointments all in my treatment room space in New Inn County Galway.

I have an up and coming Mother and Baby Reflexology Group starting Monday, November 6th 2023 at The Health Hub in Loughrea. Mums will learn the techniques to support their babies with sleep and comforting, teething, digestive supports such as constipation, reflux and colic.

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