Reflexology (Therapeutic)

Hours: 120 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $925.00

Course Overview:

Working with feet to help the body achieve health and wellness has been practiced around the globe since ancient times. The professional reflexologist applies specific techniques in a particular way to areas (reflexes) on the feet, hands, and ears to produce a specific outcome. Professional reflexology is an accepted therapy throughout the world. Reflexology is a comprehensive discipline of healing. It is a total therapy in that working the reflexes on the feet, ears, or hands affects the whole person - physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the history and theories of reflexology
  • Identify the steps for developing a reflexology session
  • Identify the fundamental and guidelines of reflexology
  • Comprehend how reflexology relates to the systems of the body
  • Identify the steps for locating and applying pressure on parts of the foot to address various needs

Course Outline:

Therapeutic Reflexology Module 1
Overview of Reflexology
  • Introduction to Reflexology
  • History of Reflexology
  • Theories of Reflexology
  • Why Reflexology is Effective
  • Zone Therapy: Vertical and Transverse
  • Meridian Therapy
  • Forms of Reflexology
  • Reflex Maps
  • Techniques and Tools
  • Foot & Hand Reflexology
  • Auriculotherapy
  • Iridology and Sclerology
  • Tongue Assessment
  • Reflexology, Massage, and Allied Practices
Therapeutic Reflexology Module 2
The Reflexology Practice
  • Wellness Models
  • Role of Allied Health Practices
  • Approaches to Client Care
  • Indications of Reflexology
  • Cautions, Considerations and Contraindications
  • Session Fundamentals and Charting
  • Room Setup and Intention
  • Conducting a Session
  • Identifying Session Goals
  • Session Design
  • Listening Skills
  • Reflexology Practice and Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Self-Care for Reflexologists
  • Ergonomics, Body Mechanics, and Leverage
Therapeutic Reflexology Module 3
Fundamentals of Reflexology
  • Orientation to the Body
  • Body Positions
  • Body Planes and Directional Terms
  • Directions and Movements
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot and Leg
  • Structure of the Foot
  • Biomechanics of the Foot
  • Structure of the Leg
  • Guidelines and Stabilization
  • Five Basic Guidelines
  • Reflexology Foot Positions
  • Locating Guidelines
  • Touch, Thumb, and Finger Techniques
  • Qualities of Touch
  • Healing, Pressure, and Pain
  • Technique Approaches
Therapeutic Reflexology Module 4
Reflexology in Practice – Part 1
  • The Body and Body Chemistry
  • Reflexes for the Entire Body
  • Referral Areas in the Body
  • Integumentary System
  • The Skin
  • Integumentary Reflexes & System Protocols
  • Skeletal System
  • Functions and Reflexes of the Skeletal System
  • Skeletal System Protocol
  • Muscular System
  • Functions of the Muscular System
  • Muscular System Reflexes
  • Pelvis, Hip, Leg, and Knee Reflexes
  • Shoulder, Arm, and Elbow Reflexes
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD) Protocol
Therapeutic Reflexology Module 5
Reflexology in Practice – Part 2
  • Nervous System
  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Nervous System Reflexes & Protocols
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Circulation through the Body
  • Cardiovascular System Reflexes & Protocols
  • Sensory System Overview
  • Photoreceptors
  • Chemoreceptors
  • Mechanoreceptors
  • Sensory System Reflexes & Protocols
  • Respiratory System
  • Respiratory System Organs
  • Muscles of Respiration
  • Respiration Cycle
  • Respiration Reflexes & Protocol
  • Endocrine System
  • Functions of the Endocrine System
  • Endocrine Gland Functions, Reflexes & Protocol
Therapeutic Reflexology Module 6
Reflexology in Practice – Part 3
  • Lymphatic System and Immunity
  • Functions and Reflexes of the Lymphatic System and Immunity
  • Lymphatic System and Immunity Protocol
  • Digestive System
  • Functions and Organs of the Digestive System
  • Digestive System Reflexes
  • Secondary Organs and Their Reflexes
  • Digestive System Protocol
  • Urinary System
  • Functions of the Urinary System
  • Urinary System Reflexes & Protocol
  • Reproductive System
  • Reproductive System Process and Organs
  • Reproductive System Reflexes and Protocols

All necessary materials are included.

DISCLAIMER: Every state has different requirements for Reflexology licensure. This course doesn’t give you any hands on experience. Please check with your state to find out the requirements for becoming a Licensed Reflexologist.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
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  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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