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This week’s episode, we discuss all things reflexology. Sam is more than qualified to be our guest for the episode and she left me, and I’m sure you will be left feeling the same, wanting to be on her treatment bed with your feet up in her hands.
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Samantha Langridge is a passionate and dedicated Reflexologist, Having worked as a full time professional reflexologist since graduating in 1999.
Currently working at vitalessence in Centre road Bentleigh, Samantha also shares her knowledge and passion with others through teaching in the community, mentoring reflexology students and working in aged care and corporate settings. Although in general practice, Samantha has a special interest in women’s health, fertility and pregnancy and has worked supporting many women through peri menopause and menopause. She has also had many years of experience working successfully to improve the health of clients with chronic bowel conditions, neurological conditions and foot issues such as plantar fasciitis and peripheral neuropathy as a result of chemotherapy.
Samantha has had many years of experience working within the Reflexology Association of Australia serving as a founding director of the national body, organising a very successful National conference, and holding many positions, both nationally and on a state level including Victorian branch chair.
In the last 17 years Samantha has also attended over 25 different Post Graduate Reflexology courses and seminars and is constantly adding to her knowledge and skills to further help her clients.
For those of you unaware of Reflexology it is a natural therapy that involves mapping all parts of the body onto reflex points on the hands and feet. Through a reflexology session Samantha will gently massage these reflex points in specific ways to induce an overwhelming sense of relaxation that will effect the whole person- in mind, body and spirit, helping the body to return to its natural state of balance.
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