This Reflexology Certification Program is an advanced course for those wanting to practice Reflexology on a professional level. This 200-hour course is in compliance with the national standards set for Reflexology in this country.
The course is broken down into 7 levels. The classes are taught on weekends. Saturday & Sunday 9-6. The certification program can be potentially completed in 1 year, however, students can take up to two years to complete. Learning Reflexology is like nothing you have experienced before. You will be immersed in one of the most comprehensive Reflexology programs available today. This course will challenge and inspire you in more ways than one. You can take one or several levels or go for complete Certification. The levels are progressive and new students must start with Level I and proceed to their desired level, regardless of previous training.
Students who complete the program and allotted coursework are eligible to sit for the American Reflexology Certification Board Exam (ARCB).
State certification laws vary – please consult your state licensing board for questions.
Below is a brief description of the 7 levels. Each morning of the class will consist of lecture; lunch will be for 1 hour; the hands-on demonstration and practice will be in every class, each afternoon.
Topics of instruction will include:
Anatomy & Physiology
Applied A&P & Pathology to Reflexology
Level 1: February 22 & 23, 2020
This is more than just an introduction to Reflexology. Students will learn a full routine to practice with friends and family. The focus will be on technique.
Level 2: March 28 & 29, 2020
Introduction to Body Systems: Students will learn another full routine in the class. The routine emphasizes the body systems and the location of the reflex areas associated with them.
Level 3: May 16 & 17, 2020
The emphasis of this class will be putting it all together. Students will be perfecting and combining hands-on techniques from previous levels. The lecture portion of the class will be on body system functions & pathologies.
Level 4: June 27 & 28, 2020
Introduction to Hands: Students will learn basic techniques to work for the hands. Students will incorporate Hand Reflexology into their sessions exchanged in class. Lecture portion focuses on the major muscles of the lower leg and foot.
Level 5: July 18 & 19, 2020
Hand Reflexology: Students will learn a full hand routine incorporating techniques from level 4, combining hand & foot reflexology. Students will draw hand maps to become more familiar with the location of the reflexes. The lecture will focus on the anatomy of the forearm and hand.
Level 6: September 19 & 20, 2020
Integrated Reflexology: Students will get a small sampling of Ear Reflexology, Facial Reflexology & Meridian points on the feet and hands. Students will integrate these samplings into our practical sessions for the weekend. Students will participate in our student clinic offering reflexology sessions to the public.
Level 7: November 7 & 8, 2020
Certification Weekend: On Saturday, focus will be on reviewing all course work from the previous 6 levels in preparation for the final exam. Students will engage in a fun game testing their knowledge on the theories and practices within the Reflexology Profession. On Sunday morning, students will take the written Certification Exam. Lunch and recuperate. Practical exam with Instructor will follow in the afternoon. Students must have a 75% pass rate on the written exam. The exam may be retaken with an additional cost.
Here are some things you need to study for the written final exam: Everything from the past 6 levels... History, Book Titles, Reflexes, Documentation, Body Systems, Terminology, Nerve Innervations, Foot & Leg Anatomy, Hand Anatomy, Pathology, etc. The exam consists of multiple choice, matching, true & false, fill in the blanks, labeling and coloring . A score of 75% is required to receive a certificate . There will be a 30 minute practical exam where students will be required to demonstrate Reflexology techniques on the instructor's feet. Instructor determines the proficiency of each student based on pressure, holding techniques, thumbwalking, fingerwalking, relaxation techniques & knowledge of the reflex points. Students will be rated on each technique using excellent, good, average, poor. An average score is needed to pass. After all documented sessions are complete, (you have up to 6 months to complete this after Level 7 ) students will be awarded a certificate.
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