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About Footsteps School of Reflexology
Footsteps School of Reflexology offers an extensive choice of courses aiming at a wide variety of students in: Toronto and Oshawa,  Ontario, Summerside PEI, Halifax Nova Scotia and St. Johns Newfoundland.

The 300-hr Diploma course is aimed at:

  • Practitioners who are registered massage therapists and want to enhance their skills
  • Certified practitioners in their own particular field who want to add another therapy
  • Those who want a career change
  • Those who want to run their own business
  • Those who are interested in the complementary health world and would like to learn a skill to use on their family and friends
  • Those leaving full time education wanting to start a career in this field
  • Nurses or other workers in a mainstream medical profession who would like to enhance their skills

From January 2017 Footsteps will be offering, as well as the 300 hr Diploma course, a 500 hr Diploma course which will include the current 300 hr and an extra 200 hrs. The extra hours will be made up of 100 Acupressure, 30 Nutrition, 60 Reiki and 10 Business.

Students will have the choice of registering for either certification, the extra 200 hours will not be mandatory yet. However, if we are to stand beside all the other modalities available and demonstrate that we are professional and seeking acceptance by the insurance companies, employers and eventually the federal and provincial regulators, we have to keep lifting our status.

Any student that certified before 2010 will need to take the Hand Reflexology one day workshop and the basic CPR certificate in order to achieve the 300 hours.

Any student with the 300 hr diploma and wanting to upgrade will need to complete the extra 200 hrs in order to achieve the 500 hours. Note that any prior training in any of the four extra modules will be credited provided a copy of certification is produced.

Once a student is certified, and obtains public liability insurance, they have the option of joining a well renowned Association in order to network with other practitioners and keep up to date with what is happening in the Reflexology world.

The one we recommend is ACART which stands for Atlantic Canada Association of Reflexology Therapists. It is based in Nova Scotia but encompasses the whole of eastern Canada and was formerly known as NSARP. Please check out www.nsarp.org.

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2017 Reflexology Course Outlines & Details

  • The College of Massage Therapists has awarded continuing educational units for all certification courses taken by registered massage therapists
  • General interest courses are available in the form of one day workshops for those people interested in complementary healthcare
  • All courses are run in small groups to enhance individual learning
  • All course materials including work study manual and foot chart are included in course fees
  • Training can be carried out on your own premises if required, eg. spa, wellness or healing clinic
  • All courses are scheduled to run several times during the year both on weekdays and weekends – for current dates, please check with course schedule
Please click on each course name for more details (popup box will appear)
Course name Location Date - 2017 Time Price
Sign up today for Anatomy Anatomy & Physiology (pre-requisite for RDC)  

By correspondence with work manual and text book minimum 100 hours  

Can be started at any time pre course date

$276.50 + HST incl. text book)

 

Sign up today for Anatomy Introduction to Reflexology
(one day workshop)
2.5 CEUs

  TBA    
 
Sign up today for Reflexology Diploma Course 300 Hours - Reflexology Diploma Course - RDC Toronto

Jan 14, 28 Feb 11, 25, Mar 4, 18 (Saturdays)

10:00 - 5:00
$950 + HST
Review and Exam Day
Sat May 13
10.00 – 4:00 $85 + HST

 

Toronto

Mar 20, 27, Apr 10, 24, May 8, 15 (Mondays)

9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST
Review and Exam Day
Mon July 3
10.00 – 4:00 $85 + HST
Toronto Sep 18, Oct 2, 16, 30, Nov 27, Dec 4 9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST
Review and Exam Day
Mon Jan 8
10:00 - 4:00 $85 + HST
PEI June 12 – 16  (Mon-Fri)
9:30 - 4:30
$950 + HST
Review and Exam Day
TBA $85 + HST
St. Johns
Newfoundland
July 21 – 26  (Fri-Wed) 9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST

Review and Exam Day
TBA

10:00 - 4:00 $85 + HST
Halifax, NS Sep 20 – 25  (Wed-Mon) 9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST

Review and Exam Day
TBA

10:00 - 4:00 $85 + HST
Oshawa Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 20, 27 and Mar 6 9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST
Review & Exam Day   TBA 10:00 - 4:00 $85 + HST
Oshawa

Sep 18, 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30

9:30 - 4:30 $950 + HST

Review & Exam Day   TBA

10:00 - 4:00 $85 + HST
  Ajax Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 11, 18, 25 (Saturdays) 10:00 - 5:00   $950 + HST
  Ajax Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6 (Saturdays) 10:00 - 5:00 $950 + HST
 

Sign up today for Hand Reflexology Hand Reflexology

Toronto Mon Feb 13 10:00 - 4:00
$180 + HST

(one day workshop)

 

 

 

Mon Apr 3 10:00 - 4:00
$180 + HST
Mon Jun 5 10:00 - 4:00 $180 + HST
  Mon Nov 6 10:00 - 4:00 $180 + HST
Oshawa Sat March 4 10:00 - 4:30 $180 + HST
Oshawa Mon Apr 10 10:00 - 4:30 $180 + HST
New Oshawa Sat Sep 23 10:00 - 4:30 $180 + HST
Ajax Sat May 13 10:00 - 4:30 $180 + HST
Halifax Tues Sep 26 10:00 - 4:00 $180 + HST
St Johns, NL Thurs July 27 10:00 - 4:00
$180 + HST
 
Sign up today for Indian Head Massage Indian Head Massage Toronto Mon Jan 30 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
(One day workshop) Toronto Fri Mar 24 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
Toronto Mon May 29 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
Toronto Fri Oct 20 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
Halifax Wed Sep 27 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
St Johns, NL Fri July 28 9:00 - 5:30 $280 + HST
 
Sign up today for Business Start Up Course Business Start Up Course Toronto  TBA 10:00 - 4:00
$180 + HST
(one day workshop) in class and online         
       
 
Sign up today for Nutrition - 30 Nutrition 30 30 hours online only     $280 + HST
 
Sign up today for Reiki Reiki 60 hours     price determined by teacher
Sign up today for Acupressure Acupressure
4 day workshop
100 hours
Toronto May 1,2,3,4 9:00 - 5:00 $750 + HST
  St Johns, NL August 24, 25, 26, 27 9:00 - 5:00 $750 + HST
 
 

All course dates are subject to change *

From 2017 Footsteps will be launching a 500 hour Diploma course which will be the first in Canada. This will give students a broader knowledge and entitle them to join other associations. More and more associations are now demanding that their members are able to demonstrate that they have undertaken a 400 hour or 500 hour training programme before they will accept them as members. This is being driven by the insurance companies but it does mean that Reflexology will be included more and more in people’s health benefit plans.

Completing these extra 200 hours is not mandatory for Footsteps students, it is a personal choice. The 300 hour Diploma course is very successful and will continue as before but it means that we are leading the way by offering other modalities to enhance what we already offer. Some of these courses will be on offer during 2016 in preparation for the launch of the 500 hour Diploma course on 1 January 2017.

Any prior learning of any of these modalities will be subject to consideration before inclusion in the extra 200 hours that are required.

The following courses being offered from October 2016 will make up the 200 hours for those students wanted to upgrade to a 500 hour Diploma.

Acupressure 100 hours $750
To include 32 in class study, 28 home study/research, 40 case studies More details to follow

Reiki 60 hours dependant on the individual teacher for Reiki I and Reiki II
30 hrs in class, 30 Reiki share/practice/self More details to follow

Nutrition 30 hours only $280
To include online study, home study/research

Business Start up 10 hours $180
To include 6 hours of in class study, acquiring skills in advertising, marketing, learning business practices in accounting, book keeping, hst, provincial regulations, licensing. To include 4 hours of recommended business books.

Registration Information

Click here to download course registration and contract form.

Nova Scotia Students only, download Registration Form

Student places are limited, early registration is recommended.

School Locations:

»344 Bloor Street West, Suite 610, Toronto
» Canadian School of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Suite 180, 6960 Mumford Road, Mumford Professional Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 4P1
» 215 Limerick St, Oshawa, Ontario
» Beauty Institute Canada, 325 Westney Road South, Ajax, ON L1S 6M5
» The Lantern, St. John's
» Quality Inn, Summerside, PEI

For more information, phone: 416-788-5970 or contact us

 

School Policy

  • 50% of course fees are payable when registering
  • Balance of course fees are payable before or on first day of course
  • Failure to attend will result in loss of deposit
  • Cancellation of attendance is required a minimum of two weeks prior to the start date and will be charged at 10% of total course fee.
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