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A 3-Day Training & Retreat: Integrative Reflexology Certification: Nelson County, VA

CE Hours:   24 + open to the public
When:   Sep 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - Sep 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Sep 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - Sep 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

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“Amazing, comprehensive and thorough reflexology training.”  Madeleine R., Brunswick, NY

“They made it easy to learn, were very hands on and always available for questions.”  Diane K., Holly Springs, NC

Date:  Wed-Fri, September 27-29, 2023 9am-6pm
NCBTMB CE hours:  24 and open to the public
Price:  All-inclusive residential training with certification, meals and accommodations begins at $750* depending on accommodations choice.  Hold your spot with a $100 deposit (limited spots available for commuters).  Early registration price before 8/27
Instructors:  Tracey J. Moon LMBT & Sharon Nash, MA

This three day Integrative Reflexology Certification training is being held is being held at Sanctuary Retreat Center nestled on 120 acres of woodlands in the Shenandoah mountains of Nelson County, VA.  Sanctuary Retreat Center is a place created to return to wholeness, presence and peace.   Wake up each morning to fresh mountain air and enjoy the rhythm of being on-site for this nourishing and restorative residential training.

Click here for the Integrative Reflexology Certification course description

  • On-site Wellbeing services available (massage and bodywork, energy work, acupuncture, mental/emotional balancing)
  • Meals begin on Wednesday at lunch and end Friday at lunch
  • Woodland trails, comfortable accommodations and plenty of places for solitude
  • Come in a night early starting at $95 including meals
  • For more about Sanctuary Retreat Center, click here



What is Integrative Reflexology?

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.
  • Foot soaks and the therapeutic applications
  • History and 4 theories of reflexology
  • Anatomy, muscles and actions of the feet
  • 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 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.

“Incredibly compassionate, patient, generous and knowledgeable instructors.  They presented the material at just the right pace, and created a very open and nurturing learning environment.”  Jane H. Amherst, VA

What is the price for the training, on-site accommodations and meals?

Costs listed below are per person for two nights and include the training, accommodations and meals.  It is is highly recommended to come in the night before particularly if you are driving from far, as class begins at 9am on Wednesday.  See extra night pricing below.

Couple (one queen bed), per person $750*
Double room, per person (two twins), $775*
Single, small room (twin bed), $885* one room left
Single, large room (two twin beds), $925*

*early registration price

Can I room with someone I know?

Yes. When you register please let us know that you are attending with someone and that you would like to share a room with them.  If you are coming to the training alone and would like shared accommodations, we will pair you with a same-gender roommate.

Will there be time in the schedule for well-being services, rest or hiking?

The training runs from 9am-6pm each day. Mornings and evenings will be available for personal time.  For those of you who would like to extend your experience, you may wish to come in a day early or stay a day after the training.  The menu of wellbeing services can be found here and must be arranged in advance, outside of our training schedule.

 Are meals available during the training?

Yes. The Sanctuary Retreat Center provides delicious, healthy meals during the training (breakfast, lunch and dinner).   If you have any food restrictions, sensitivities, allergies or dietary needs, please let us know in advance.

Can I commute if I don’t want to stay on-site for the training?

We highly recommend taking advantage of this retreat location and staying onsite even if you live locally.  You must live within 30 miles of the retreat center in order to commute (limited space available).  The commuter cost for the certification training, lunch each day plus a facility fee is $640.  If you live outside of 30 miles of the retreat center, on-site accommodation rates apply (see above).

Can I arrive a day early or stay after the training?

Yes. You have the option during the registration process to add Tuesday night (highly recommended since the training starts at 9am on Wednesday) and/or Friday night.  When you arrive early on Tuesday, meals begin with dinner on Tuesday.  When you stay an extra night on Friday, meals end at breakfast on Saturday.  The cost for adding additional nights are:

Couple (one queen bed), per person $95
Double room, per person (two twins), $100
Single, small room (twin bed), $150
Single, large room (two twin beds), $170

I’m a massage therapist – can I receive continuing education hours for this training and retreat?

Yesapproved-provider. Integrative Reflexology is NCBTMB Approved and massage therapists will receive 24 CE hours.  You will receive a 24 CE hour certificate of completion electronically to submit to your state licensing board or for recertification with the NCBTMB.

What should I bring?

We’ll need one massage table for every two people attending. 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 to your contacts.

How do I get to there?

The Sanctuary Retreat Center is located 30 miles outside of Charlottesville, VA and 3 hours southwest of Washington, DC.  Address is: 2610 Adial Rd, Faber, VA

I still have more questions, how do I get in touch with you?

Please write to one of the facilitators:  Tracey at or Sharon at You can also call 919-907-0579.

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Sep 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am
Sep 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
Event Category:
24 + open to the public


Sanctuary Retreat Center
2610 Adial Rd.
Faber, VA 22938