Foot Reflexology Course Certification

FOOT In-CLass Training

Theory Weekend Training:

January 14 & 15, 2023: 9 – 5 pm

Practical Weekend Training: 

February 25 & 26, 2023: 9 – 5 pm 

In-Person Limit: 10

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Foot Reflexology Certification Details

This course is a certification course recognized by the Reflexology Association of Canada and covers the theory and practical method for the foot reflexology training. 

You will learn how to stimulate reflexes in a specific way to encourage your clients’ bodies to restore balance using reflexology

With this certificate, 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

Course Breakdown

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 will receive 63.5 CEU credits.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the principles of reflexology
  • Anatomy & Physiology – understanding the body systems function 
  • Learn how reflexes are mapped on the feet
  • Learn the method and how to stimulate reflexes on the foot for a safe, effective therapeutic treatment
  • (Optional) Prepare to challenge the Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist Board Exam to become an  RCRT

Reflexology Training Topics

History of Reflexology

Discover the history and theory behind the origin of reflexology.

Understand what a healing crisis is, how it affects the client and the healing process.

We will cover the structure and function of the foot and how it works.

Biomechanics of the Foot and Foot Assessment Techniques

  • you will learn to identify foot conditions, their origins and develop the ability to provide an assessment of the overall structure of the foot.
  • you will learn how to complete a health record and create a treatment plan. 
  • know when and how often sessions are recommended based on the clients condition(s).

Anatomy and Physiology

Understand the anatomy and physiology of the human body, related conditions, and how to locate the reflexes on the foot that correlate to each part, gland and organ of the body.

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

Key Areas of Emphasis for Specific Conditions in Reflexology

The body systems can affect one another when there is an imbalance. 

Reflexology therapists do not diagnose or treat for specific conditions, but by working with intent on specific reflexes it can encourage the body to restore balance. 

RAC Approved Reflexology Method

This course is recognized by the Reflexology Association of Canada and outlines the treatment guidelines including how to provide a relaxing healing environment and hygienic practice.

You will learn what to do before and after a session, how to a complete a full reflexology session, how to main proper posture and the RAC technique.

This ensures you are following national and international standards.

Business and Financial Information

This module discusses confidentiality, advertising, professionalism, business operation, and what makes a successful reflexology practice.

This course gives you the opportunity to learn how to build your reflexology practice during your practicum because you are able to charge for your sessions as a student.

All forms you need for you clients are provided in the student membership site so you can print them off.


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).

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 be eligible to challenge the practical exam.

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.

Your Certification

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. 

(Optional) Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist (RCRT)

There are additional steps to become a RCRT once you have completed this certification program.

  1. You would have to become a member of the Reflexology Association of Canada 
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

BONUS: Students that register for this course will receive a code to apply to the Reflexology Association of Canada to waive their application


*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. Registration deadline for all scheduled classes is 2 weeks prior to the class start date.

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