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Reflexology Courses, Oxfordshire

A Diploma in Reflexology is a professionally accredited qualification

Lotus School of Holistic Therapies
Diploma in Reflexology

Why Study Reflexology? 

Reflexology is a pressure massage therapy that works on the reflex points of the feet.  It has been practiced for thousands of years by the Egyptians and Chinese as a means of clearing blockages and improving energy flow within the body, therefore aiding healing. 

Having worked as a reflexologist for 12 years, I have found it to be a very powerful healing tool that can help rebalance a multitude of different conditions in sometimes quite remarkable ways. It is also an increasingly popular therapy and it can provide a very fulfilling means of earning an income whilst offering health and balance to those you treat.  

By the end of this diploma course you will have gained a deep understanding of the theory and practice of reflexology and be confident to enter the world as a professional reflexologist. It is my aim that this ancient form of healing brings health and abundance to you and your clients for years to come!

What Will your Qualification be?

The course I am offering is an Diploma in Reflexology which will be a professionally accredited qualification. I highly recommend that all students have completed a Diploma in Physiology and Anatomy before practising.

Course Contents

Reflexology Diploma consists of two units including 2 core subjects:



1. Reflexology Theory and Practice: 

In this aspect of the course we will explore the history, theory and principals of reflexology. We will study in detail exactly how to locate all the reflex points, how to ‘read” a foot, how to work on specific illnesses and imbalances and how to set up a professional practice. This unit includes case studies and 3 Assignments. 

Below are listed some of the aspects of reflexology you will cover:

  • Introduction to Reflexology and history
  • Current theories and concepts techniques
  • The benefits and contraindications of reflexology
  • Philosophy of complementary medicine
  • Holistic approach: treatment of mind, body and spirit
  • Case history taking and contra-indications
  • A full reflexology routine and how to adapt this to different clients
  • Reactions to treatments: Chart interpretation
  • Structure, disorders and conditions of the feet
  • Interpretation of foot conditions and reflexe

2. Professionalism and Business Practice: 

The final module explores the aspects of setting up professional practice. You will leave the course with full confidence in how to become a professional reflexologist. You will study how to set up your professional practice and develop and maintain a strong client base. Amongst other things you will study:

  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Principles of first aid
  • Setting up in practice including statutory regulations
  • Advertising, marketing and promotions

Assignments and Assessments


There will be quite a lot of time required for you to study at home – several hours per week. This includes assignments, revision for exams, reading and case studies.

Assignments must be  completed on Complementary Therapies, Health and Safety and Business management.

You must complete 60 reflexology treatments some of which will be done in class.

40 further treatments in the form of 10 case studies must also be completed and recorded to present to the examiner in a folder after your practical exam.

There will be a practical reflexology examination lasting 1 hour.

Course Dates:

March 2018 - July 2018 - part time. (70 hours)

Please contact Carrie for full details or days/times.

Course Fees

 £1000. This includes examination fees, oils and all equipment, tea, coffee and biscuits. Course books are not included in the price of the course. A recommended book list will be given to you once you enrol.

You will need to pay a deposit of £150 to secure your place on the course.

Contact Carrie to book your place