Reflexology Program

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What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is the science and therapeutic art of working specific reflex pathways on the feet, hands, and ears. The stimulation of these pathways by a therapist using thumb, finger, and hand techniques encourages relaxation and stress reduction, and it promotes the opportunity for physiological changes to manifest in the body. Reflexology is rooted in ancient traditions that are amazingly appropriate for the modern world.

For our most current Reflexology Program Course, click here (PDF).

The Objectives and Outcomes of the Reflexology Program at Healing Arts Institute are for Students to:

  • Gain the technical skills and work habits necessary to deliver several types of reflexology sessions in a variety of settings.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the scientific underpinnings of anatomy, physiology, and contraindications to safeguard their future clients and to ensure competency in providing reflexology therapy.
  • Obtain a practical working knowledge of terminology, intake procedures, treatment plan development, client education, and customer satisfaction in order to develop the confidence necessary to provide successful professional sessions.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of business practices, employment legalities, therapeutic relationships, and professional ethics to guide their future actions and decisions and to ensure the proper development of a practice.
  • Enhance their self-awareness to assume responsibility for personal and professional growth.

The Reflexology Program at Healing Arts Institute is approved by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools. Not approved by ABHES.

Reflexology classes

Click on the course names below to see the course descriptions.

This course includes history, zone theory, therapeutic relaxation and self-help techniques. By the end of this course you will be able to perform a complete reflexology session.

Hours: 30

This course covers the anatomy of the foot, ankle, arm, and hand. You will learn the basic physiology of the major organ systems of the body, and become familiar with the terminology, contra indications, and pathologies that are relevant to a reflexologist.

Hours: 25

In this advanced course, students will learn the biomechanics of posture, and hand anatomy and reflexology. They will learn joint mobilization for the arms, hands, legs, ankles, and feet. Treatment of foot and ankle disorders and the use of documentation are also covered.

Prerequisite: Reflexology 1, Reflexology Anatomy & Physiology

Hours: 30

Students will learn ear reflexology, aromatherapy, ethics, business standards and networking. Advanced techniques are taught to refine your skills on the feet and hands

Prerequisite: Reflexology 2

Hours: 40

Total Course Hours: 125

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