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 HOLISTIC BODYWORK DESIGN 

Therapia Holistic is a Wellbeing centre that caters for a variety of different physical and mental health needs..

Reflexology Course

MODULE 1    

Introduction: Welcome students and explain course content, Code of Ethics,

Equal Opportunities, Rules and Regulations.

  • The cell, tissues, skin and the structure of the feet and hands.

  • Introduction to Foot and Hand Charts and the History of Reflexology.

  •  Reading the feet and describing locations and findings.

  • Zone therapy and mapping the reflexes.

  • Fire Drill/Health & safety instructions

 

MODULE 2    

  • The anatomy and physiology of the Respiratory & Nervous systems.

  • Treatment sequence and practice of reflexology.

  • Consultation and listening skills and documentation.

  • Contra-indications and reactions to treatments.

 

MODULE 3     

  • The anatomy and physiology of the Circulatory and Lymphatic systems.

  • Ethics and code of practice and confidentiality.

  • Choosing clients and discuss case studies so far.

  • First Aid-Practical instruction from a qualified trainer.

  •  Treatment of the frail, young and disabled.

 

MODULE 4    13th/20th January   Time:  10am-5pm

  • The anatomy and physiology of the Musculoskeletal systems.

  • An overview of other Complementary Therapies and Referral Process.

  • Talk from the podiatrist and disorders of feet and hands.

  • Hand Reflexology map and practice.

 

MODULE 5    

  • The anatomy and physiology of the Endocrine and the Digestive systems.

  • Self treatment and self care.

  • Other forms of Reflexology.

  • Stress management and the importance of breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques.

 

MODULE 6   

  • The anatomy and physiology of the Genitourinary and Reproductive systems.

  • Discussion of case studies and keeping records etc

  • Practitioner development- setting up in business (sole trader, tax, insurance etc.)

  • Business promotion and advertising.

  • Working with other healthcare practitioners.

 

MODULE  7   

  • Revision of anatomy and physiology.

  • THERAPIA PRACTICAL  exam

  • Overview of case studies

  •  Refining Reflexology techniques.

 

And Finally, To achieve sufficient standard to practice a certificate will be awarded by THERAPIA only if the following criteria is achieved:

A minimum of 100 clinical treatments (12 Case studies totalling 60 plus 40 one-off treatments) must be completed and all written reports submitted within 1 year from the start of formal tuition.

The way to organise this will be explained during the course but will require you to do approx. 2/3 treatments per week. Ongoing assessment of case practices, assignments and attendance of at least 75%. 

This course is accredited by FHT  The Federation of Holistic Therapists and qualifies you to be insured and to practice.

 

NOTE:  You will also be given the opportunity to take the Bayly School exam which leads to membership of the British Reflexology Association.  (BRA)

 

BRA endorse THERAPIA’s course but does not offer accreditation. This is externally assessed and consists of a practical exam and a final written paper which will evaluate the standard of Anatomy & Physiology and understanding of the theory and history of Reflexology and will also require at least 75% pass mark.

                                                                                 

                                                    THEORY

 

The History of Reflexology - The Zones and Zone Therapy  - Hygiene Standards of the Clinic and Therapist       Client Reactions & Contra-indications-  Care of the Client and professional Ethics  - Treatment of young, frail and disabled.   Health and Safety / Case Studies-  Foot and Hand maps   

 

 The Importance of the Consultation and Listening skills. Basic Knowledge of Other Therapies and when to Refer. Practitioner Development, setting up in business, keeping accounts, insurance etc.  

       

                                        ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY

 

This will comprise of 50 hours guided teaching of all aspects of the human body and related diseases. You will learn enough to have confidence in understanding the pathology of disorders and ailments likely to be  encountered. The ability to know when it would be necessary to refer to other medical practitioners

 

                                                PRACTICAL

Preparation of the workplace            

Health, Safety and Hygiene        

Professional appearance and approach

Confidentiality and record keeping

Client care and assessment       

 Protection and Self Care as a Therapist

 Practise of the sequence and techniques of work on both hands and feet                                                                 

                              CASE STUDIES/EVALUATION

 

 A minimum of 100 clinical treatments and the written reports  must be submitted within 3 months from the end of formal tuition.   The way to organise this will be explained during the course but   will require you to do approx. 2/3 treatments per week.   To achieve sufficient standard to practice a certificate will be   awarded by THERAPIA only if the following criteria is achieved:   Ongoing assessment of case practises, assignments and   attendance of at least 75%  Reflexology Practitioner Courses provided by THERAPIA are designed for those who wish to practise with competence  and   confidence and to  further   their knowledge of  Holistic Healthcare.

 

The training will require commitment and hard work for at least 10 months, comprising of 7 weekends of tutorials and practical session. This will mean at least 100 hours of guided study and 100 case studies and 3 assignments which will be assessed as the course progresses.

       

There will be a written exam and a practical/oral assessment on completion of the course. At least 75% is required to pass.  The course also includes instruction on other aspects of healthcare relevant to Reflexology, e.g. Health & Safety, Podiatry, First Aid,  Self-Care and some guidance on setting up in business. 

You will also be given the opportunity to take the Bayly School exam which leads to membership of the B.R.A.  This is externally assessed and consists of a practical exam and a final written paper which will evaluate the standard of Anatomy & Physiology and understanding of the theory and history of Reflexology and will  require  75% pass mark.            The course promises to be enjoyable, rewarding and fun

     

                        COURSE  FEES   £950             DEPOSIT              £250

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