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Integrative Reflexology Certification: Ashton, MD

CE Hours:   24 + open to the public
When:   Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm

Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm

| $100

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This is our only in-person IRC training in 2024

“This class is probably the best class I have taken in my 30 years of practice”. Nathan, Memphis TN

“Hands down this was the best workshop I have attended.  These facilitators know their stuff and deliver it in a relaxed and soothing way, choosing environments that are well suited for this work.  I loved every minute!”  

This three day training is being held at Blueberry Gardens in the beautiful rolling pasture land between Baltimore and DC. For those of you who are traveling for this training, you will receive an accommodations list by email.

Price:  $445
Dates:  Fri-Sun, January 5-7 2024 • 9am-6pm
CE’s:  Massage Therapists receive 24 NCBTMB CE’s
Location:  Blueberry Gardens Healing Center, 237 Ashton Rd., Ashton, MD (Hwy 108 between Baltimore & DC in Montgomery County near Clarksville and Olney)

In this foundational 3-day certification course students will learn the basic hands-on techniques of foot, hand, and ear reflexology through the 4-theory integrated approach to reflexology:  structural integration; meridians; zones and psychoneuroimmunology.  This innovative whole-hand approach is gentle on the thumbs and fingers and the practitioners body.

In this training students will learn:

  • How to give and receive a full 60 minute foot reflexology session and a 30 minute spa reflexology session.
  • An approach to reflexology that is both mindfulness-based and integrative with an easy to learn protocol (videos provided after the training for continual learning)
  • Foot soaks and the therapeutic applications
  • History and 4 theories of reflexology
  • Proper body mechanics for ease on the reflexologist’s body
  • Factors that contribute to health and balance
  • Cautions and contraindications for reflexology
  • How to market reflexology and integrate into your work as an add-on service or a full session
  • Morning sessions includes lecture in theory, anatomy and hands-on demonstrations and afternoon sessions include practical hands-on exchanges and instruction
  • At end of training student will be able to perform a full hand, ear and foot reflexology session, immediately being able to integrate into their work

For the full Integrative Reflexology Certification course description, click here.

FAQ’s

How is this reflexology certification different from other reflexology trainings?

We have heard that many can have hesitation training in reflexology because of the perception that it’s hard work with repetitive finger and thumb walking.   Our course is different!  We use a relaxed, whole hand approach that is easy on the thumbs and fingers.  In fact, this protocol can even be done sitting down.  Unfortunately there are therapists out there who have repetitive use injuries due to other forms of reflexology and bodywork.  We individually help in our classes by creating modifications so that reflexology is easy on the body.   Those who train with us report that the feel a deep sense of relaxation while they are performing this protocol as client’s receive the therapeutic benefit of reflexology.

Blueberry_Gardens_mapHow do I get to Blueberry Gardens Healing Center?

Blueberry Gardens is located between DC and Baltimore on Hwy 108. It is located in Montgomery County and a convenient location for many whether you are commuting locally or traveling for this training.   Directions can be found here.

What should I bring?

You will receive a welcome email after registering with a list of what to bring.  This email arrives within 24-48 hours of your registration.  If you didn’t receive it, please check your spam box and add the email info@cultivatinginnerstillness.com to your contacts.  We’ll need one massage table and foot basin for every two people plus sheets, pillows and a blanket.  You can leave your table and supplies overnight each day of the training.

I would like to stay in accommodations close to Blueberry Gardens, do you have any recommendations?

Yes.  We will provide you a list of local accommodation options when you register.

I am not a massage therapist, can I take this Integrative Reflexology training?

Yes, this training is open to anyone who has an interest in this integrative healing modality.  If you have no anatomy or physiology education, we recommend that you review the body organ systems and functions. Massage Therapists receive 24 NCBTMB CE’s.

What if I have questions before registering for the training?

Please be in touch with Tracey at traceyjmoon@gmail.com or Sharon at sgnash66@gmail.com. You can also reach us by phone at 919-907-0579.

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Details

Start:
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am
End:
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
$100
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Website:
24 + open to the public

Venue

Blueberry Gardens
237 Ashton Rd
Ashton, MD 20861 United States