QUESTIONS TO ASK OF A PROGRAM

  1. How many in-class hours are in the program?

  2. Are there any prerequisites to the program?

  3. Ask if the program is an intro course or a specialty/advanced course (i.e. focus on meridians, clinical applications, hospice/elder care, pediatrics, pregnancy, sports, etc.)

  4. Is the reflexology course a free-standing course or part of another program, like massage?

  5. What subjects are covered in the program? Anatomy/Physiology, reflexology theory and hands-on practice?

    • Functional reflexology requires training in body systems i.e. physiology within reflexology education is further studied according to body systems and their interaction – ideally a separate course and taught by a reflexologist.

  6. Does the school have a particular slant on reflexology such as from an energy viewpoint, or the meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

  7. Is the reflexology program supported by courses in business or communication skills?

  8. How long does it take to complete the program?

  9. Does the program offer certification or diploma of completion upon conclusion of a course beyond the introductory level?

  10. What is the maximum number of students per class? Or, what is the teacher-student ratio?

  11. Is the school NCRE recognized?

  12. What is the total cost of tuition? Books? Equipment?

  13. Is financial aid available? Is a payment plan available? Is there a refund policy?

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  15. Is there time for individual sessions with the instructor to gain feedback on technique?

  16. What are the local licensing requirements to practice reflexology?

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19. What are the instructor’s professional affiliations or memberships in reflexology organizations?

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