Certified Foot Reflexology Program Details
In-Class Theory Weekend: September 18, 2020: 6:00 – 9:00 pm & September 19, 2020: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Practical Training Weekend: October 24 & 25, 2020: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Online Certification: Theory anytime, practical weekend options are available to registered for when you are ready and what works best for your schedule.
About this Program
This is a hands-on theory and practical certification training program where you will learn to help balance the physical, mental and emotional aspects of the whole body through reflexology.
With your certificate of completion, you can practice reflexology and will be qualified to challenge the board exam to become a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist (RCRT) if you choose to be a member of the Reflexology Association of Canada (optional).
Prerequisite: Must be 18 years old
Total course hours are 186.5
- 35 in-class hours
- 25 hours of a home study program
- written exams
- practicum of 50 treatments
- 3 hour mandatory review during the practicum
- 1.5 hour practical exam
** MTAS members that are certified as an RCRT with RAC will receive 63.5 CEU credits.
The course is taught by Calynda Triffo, the recipient of The Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award with the Reflexology Association of Canada for 2016, 2017 & 2018.
- Understand the principles of reflexology
- Anatomy & Physiology – gain understanding of how the body systems function
- Use reflexology chart and understand how the reflexes are mapped on the feet
- Learn how to stimulate reflexes on the foot for a safe, effective therapeutic treatment
- Gather all information required to challenge the Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist Board (RCRT) Exam with the Reflexology Association of Canada (RAC)
1. The History and Theory of Reflexology
Covers a historical and theoretical overview and background to Reflexology, the healing crisis and how it affects the client and the healing process, structure and function of the foot, how and why it works, zone and neural pathways of the body and terminology.
Biomechanics of the Foot and Foot Assessment Techniques
- Covers identification of foot conditions, their origins, assessment of the overall structure of the foot.
- Completing a Reflexology Case Study.
- Covers the client/therapist interview process, review reasons for completing of a Health Record and documenting a session on a Treatment Record.
2. Anatomy and Physiology
Covers an introduction and explanation of the anatomy and physiology of the systems in the body, related conditions, and how to locate the reflexes on the foot that correlate to each system.
The systems include:
- The Nervous System
- The Endocrine System
- The Respiratory System
- The Cardiovascular System
- The Digestive System
- The Urinary or Renal System
- The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
- The Reproductive Systems
- The Musculoskeletal System
3. Key Areas of Emphasis for Specific Conditions in Reflexology
Introduces the student to an explanation and breakdown of each condition and the related systems and reflexes commonly affected within each condition.
4. RAC Approved Reflexology Method
Covers treatment guidelines including providing a healing environment and hygienic practice, what to do before and after a session, a full reflexology procedure including method, pacing and technique. Follows national and international standards.
5 Business and Financial Information
Covers confidentiality, advertising, professionalism, business operation, and what makes a successful clinic.
6. Home Study and Exam Preparation
The theoretical exam must be completed within 3 months of the last day of class.
The practical exam must be completed within 1 year of the last day of class. (Extensions are available for a fee of $75 per extension.)
The practical component of 50 treatments must be submitted to the examiner at the time of the exam.
The practicum time allows the student to practice the routine in a professional manner (as taught in the classroom). The purpose is to develop thorough case studies consisting of a Health Record, Treatment Records, assessment documentation and evaluation for each client. Each student must complete 50 treatments (for a total of 100 practice hours). The practicum should include a minimum of 5 clients and a maximum of 10. A maximum of 3 clients with one session each will be accepted.
Students can charge clients for these sessions to start practicing business building skills (50% discount off the session packages that you will be charging when you are certified).
8. Mandatory Review
There is a 3-hour mandatory review given by the teacher half-way through the practicum. The goal is for the teacher and students to come together to review and evaluate the student’s case studies as well as the Reflexology Method.
Additional reviews may be requested by either the student or the teacher for an additional fee if necessary.
Award of Certificate
Upon successfully completion of the theory and practical portion of the program, the student will be awarded certificate of training. This course fully qualifies graduates to practice this profession as a highly trained and skilled Certified Foot Reflexology Therapist across Canada.
Tuition: $1999.99 + Tax
*NOTE: To save your spot a non-refundable $250 deposit is required. Refunds are not issued after 14 days prior to the start date for in-class training or after the manuals have been shipped for online training.
Included in the Program
Reflexology manual, workbook, foot chart and sequence sheet ($90 value)
Access to the online membership site that includes all theory videos taught in class, step by step videos to help you learn the reflexology method, worksheets, practice exam and recordings of previous in-class training. ($1000 value)
A treatment plan training helps you to understand how to help your clients get RESULTS rather than just knowing how to “rub feet” for an hour in a specific sequence. ($500 value)
The “Build your Business Boot Camp” can help you earn over 80% of your tuition before you have been certified. ($2000 value)
Access to the private Facebook group to ask questions, connect with other students and get access to some amazing heartwarming testimonials! (Priceless)
All testing fees, reflexology certificate and transcript ($500 value)
Unique Benefits of Working with Calynda
Get access to an online membership site filled with videos, tools and worksheets designed to support you through this learning journey.
Access to the private Facebook group to ask questions, get support from other students and get access to feedback from sessions
Meet community mentors that are able to share their expertise and experience to help you get your clients better results
Get business building tips and tools that will help you launch your reflexology business
Be a part of a community that celebrates your success with you
Ask questions by email, phone or text message as needed. This is welcomed and encouraged!
WE CELEBRATE WINS TOGETHER!
How to Become a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist (RCRT)
There are additional steps to become a RCRT once you have completed this certification program.
- You would have to become a member of the Reflexology Association of Canada
- Submit your certificate and transcripts to RAC. Once accepted, you would have to write an open book board exam and pass with 80% to be approved.
- Clients that have reflexology sessions with RCRT’s (and their benefits package covers reflexology) can submit the receipts for their treatment to their group plan to be reimbursed.