The School of Therapeutic 

Reflex‚Äčology and CE Classes


October 27, 2022-June 22, 2023

Thursdays 5pm to 8pm 

The 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 bodyworker who may want to incorporate it into their 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, but 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:

     47-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

     25-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.

Course material:

The Complete Guide to Reflexology by Ruth Hull

Human Anatomy Coloring Book: An Entertaining and Instructive Guide to the Human Body by Margaret Matt, Joe Ziemian

Understanding Anatomy & Physiology 2e: A Visual, Auditory, Interactive Approach 2nd Edition by Gale Sloan Thompson RN

This course is offered approximately once a week for 3 hours. The student classroom hours will be 167 including practicum and the supervised clinic hours. The remaining hours will be outside activities including non-supervised practicum, assigned textbook reading. *

Total classroom, practicum and clinic hours: 167

Total Program hours: 300*

For additional information, please contact Teri Hoskins at: [email protected] or 360-349-3623

*Program Includes: Six months of training which incorporates in person classroom time, practical application in and outside of class, homework, tests, case studies and two months of student clinic (working on the public). Total time to complete 8-9 months.

Total cost of program $3900

Payment plans may be available, please inquire.

Discount of $100 if paid in full at time of enrollment