Reflexologists treat a range of physical and emotional problems by applying pressure to certain reflex points of the hands and feet. This pressure helps to release tension, stimulate circulation and promote a healthy mind and body.
You could be:
Most reflexologists are self-employed or work on a freelance basis so their earnings will vary. They normally charge an hourly fee or sessional rate which can range from £25 to £70 an hour. It takes time to develop a practice and establish your reputation. Later you may be able to increase your fees.
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You might find work in the National Health Service (NHS) or private healthcare but most reflexologists run their own businesses. You could look for work in fitness centres, hair and beauty salons and care homes.
You should be:
Once you have gained your qualification, training is on the job, with short courses to keep you up to date.
Courtesy of Lynn Butler Reflexology & Wellbeing
The following organisations may be able to provide further information.
Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
VTCT is a provider of qualifications in the Beauty Therapy, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Massage and Health and Fitness Sectors.