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Washington State Department of Health Approved Program


Learn a form of healing that makes you instantly employable as an exceptional reflexologist! There is a shortage of bodyworkers, and the need is strong.  If you've been dreaming of a new career in helping others, this is for you! 



This program offers a comprehensive 300-hour course. It is designed for those who want to offer it as a stand-alone session and be a professional reflexologist. However, it is also for professional bodyworkers who may want to incorporate it into their current practice. It is for anyone interested in reflexology and wants to learn more. This course will prepare the student to pass the state test, administered by the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB), to become a certified reflexologist in Washington State.


Students will discover the relationship between foot reflex points and other parts of the body, according to the theories of reflexology. They will understand how many people suffer from foot pain and how reflexology can help. Instructors will explain the practices of reflexology, what they can and cannot do as a reflexologist, the benefits and contraindications of reflexology. The student will learn reflexology techniques including thumb walking and thumb rotating. They will understand how the reflexes are mapped onto the feet, and the difference between zones and meridians.


Course includes formal lectures about the practice of reflexology. Students will spend most of their class time practicing reflexology techniques. By the end of this course the student will be able to apply an effective one-hour reflexology treatment.


The 300-hour program consists of:

     44-Hours of Reflexology theory & practice includes, history, zones, reflex maps, relaxation response, contraindications

A map of reflexes as they are anatomically reflected on the feet; how the reflexes are affected by stimulation to the feet

     70-Hours of Practicum hands-on palpation of landmarks and reflex points with sensory identification of palpated areas

     28-Hours of practicum supervised student clinic

     54 Hours A&P to include, General anatomy and physiology, Structure of the leg and foot


Pathology and foot conditions

     42-Hours Body Systems as related to reflexology

     15-Hours of business practice involving ethics, business standards and local/state laws and ordinances pertaining to the practice of reflexology

     15 Hours of natural foot care 

     18 Hours of Meridian therapy 

     14 Hours for written exam and preparation for state test


Student Learning Objectives:

     Define what reflexology is and what it is not

     Map and locate reflex points

     Identify the difference between zones and meridians

     Locate muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones in the legs and feet

     Identify foot pathology and contraindications

     Discuss and explain natural foot care

     Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy & physiology

     Practice good business skills

    Palpate reflexes and meridians

    Perform a one-hour foot reflexology treatment

    Pass the state test



Learning activities will include lecture, in class hands-on practice, reading, class discussion, quizzes, and tests, outside class practice sessions and documentation of case studies, zoom meetings when necessary.


Students will be evaluated by their participation in class, by their documented case studies, results on quizzes and tests. The skill of the student will be observed by the instructor while performing reflexology treatments in class. At the end of the course, the student will take a written exam and perform a one-hour treatment on the instructor.


Total Program hours: 300

For additional information or questions, please contact Teri Hoskins: or 360-349-3623


NEW PROGRAM Starting October 19, 2023 Thursday evenings - February 29, 2024 OR

One Saturday a month starting October 21, 2023 - May 2024


Accelerated Blended Course 4 to 7 Month Program

Complete in Four Months 

This blended course is offered to make it easy for you to learn the in-person training while doing the online portion in the convenience of your own home. It is designed so you may complete it in four months, if desired, but not required.

Accelerated Blended Course Dates:

October 19,  2023 Thursday Evenings 


Tuitition price $4,499 SAVE $99 if paid in full. Payment plans available, please inquire. Book prices approximately $100

Washington State Exam (administered by ARCB) $250. Dept. of Health credentialing fee $50


In person training held at: 6140 Capitol Blvd. SE, Ste C, Tumwater WA 98501


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