Reflexology is a type of massage that involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands and ears. It’s based on a theory that these body parts are connected to certain organs and body systems. People who practice this technique are called Reflexologists. If you are curious about reflexology and what benefits you can gain from it, then read below for an inspirational story and a few fun facts about Connie Butsko, local Reflexologist. If you would like to meet Connie and reap the benefits of reflexology then contact Virgo Apothecary or Square Site to book an appointment.
Connie is originally from the Midwest and grew up on a farm in Minnesota. After spending her adventurous twenties in Southern California, she relocated in 1993 to Savannah. Connie has always had an interest in health, travel and the outdoors, but life took a surprising turn in December of 2017, when she was shockingly diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer. This was a wake up call for an even greater search for optimal health. She declined the conventional standard of care and chose an alternative holistic healing journey. She traveled outside the country for alternative breast cancer treatment and spent over 2 months in Mexico. Through a combination of 3 trips, lots of research and at-home protocols to reach the status of being a breast cancer “thriver” and currently cancer free! She believes God has created the body to self-heal, when given the right tools. Reflexology played a part in the healing and self-care journey. So much so, she went back to obtain her Master Certification in Reflexology and continues to be a life-long learner through other Advanced Courses and Workshops throughout the U.S.
Connie loves meeting new people and helping others in their own self-care and healing journey through Reflexology therapy.
What does a typical morning look like for you?
Morning gratitude time and exercise outdoors most days.
What do you love about Savannah?
The thing I love about Savannah is the year ’round beautiful weather, walks on the beach and the entrepreneurial and artsy type city.
How can the practice of reflexology help people with the pandemic?
Reflexology Therapy offers many wonderful health benefits, some of which include, increased well-being and vitality, reduced stress, improved circulation, increased energy flow, pain management, increased oxygen and nutrient supply, impressed digestion and provides significant improvements and support during cancer care, and also allergy relief.
What is the thing that makes you feel most accomplished?
Knowing that I was an encouragement, made a positive impact in someone’s perspective on life and health and what really matters in the world.
What can people expect from an initial consultation?
People can expect an overall custom designed reflexology therapy session based on the discovery form they fill out with any possible health challenges. Reflexology can offer support and aid the body in self-healing.
What kind of people benefit most from reflexology?
Everyone can benefit!
If you had only one night to spend in Savannah…what would Connie Butsko do?
Walk through the beautiful downtown squares, dine at one of the famous restaurants and end the night with a sunset beach walk.