Introduction to Reflexology | New Minds College


Introduction to Reflexology

Practical introduction to reflexology and gain knowledge of the vocational area. The student also gains knowledge of the different biological systems. Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears. Reflexologists believe that these reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them has a beneficial effect on the person's health. 

Modern reflexology is based on an ancient form of therapy. There is evidence of some form of foot and hand therapy being practised in China as long ago as 4,000 B.C. 

What the course covers:

  • Introduction to reflexology.
  • History of reflexology and thumb work.
  • Thumb work along toes, respiratory system.
  • The digestive system & urinary system.
  • The reproductive system & the circulatory system revision. 
  • Introduction to aromatherapy massage/ demonstration of back massage.
  • Different uses of aromatherapy, carrier oils/ essential oils.
  • Demonstration and practice of hand massage.
  • Revision and practice of massage techniques.


On completion of your course you will receive a New Minds College certificate on the Introduction to reflexology massage.

Minimum Requirement for attending course:

In this course you will need to have a qualification in beauty therapy or massage.

What you will need:

  • Notebook and pen.
  • Pillow and large towel.



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