Hand reflexology therapists have a particular advantage: when access to other body areas is limited, hands are readily available. Hands are particularly easy to work with in treating for neck problems, as the neck reflex is ‘elongated’ through the fingers. It’s also ideal for those who want relief from arthritic, stiff or inflamed joints in the hands and wrists. For ease of learning, ASR uses the same routine sequence as for the feet, however, the foot reflexology course is NOT a pre-requisite. The entire body map in the hands represent access to any part of the body through reflex stimulation, independent of any other reflex system. 

150 hour Hand Reflexology Professional Certification:

15 hours class instruction
100 hours practicum (50 practicum sessions: 5 people X 10 sessions, with record keeping)
15 hours independent assignments 20 hours home study/exam preparation

Exam (to be scheduled within one year of class instruction modules.)


Theory and History of Reflexology; Hand Assessment and Anatomy; Essential Anatomy and Physiology, Reflex Charts and Reflex Routine by Body System; Therapeutic Treatment Strategies for Common Conditions, Pain Control, Contraindications and Toxin Release, Practicum and Health Record Guidelines, Professionalism, Legalities and Building a Clientele.


Textbook/workbook: provided.


Pre-requisite: In New Brunswick: none. In Nova Scotia: must be a professional reflexologist, osteopath, occupational therapist, massage therapist, physiotherapist or acupuncture therapist.

Course completion date: 12 months from start date.


Certificate Awarded: Following class instruction: Certificate of Attendance attesting to 15 hours of training;

Following full course requirements: Professional Certificate attesting to 150 hours of training


Format/Tuition: 2 days or 4 evenings, $590

Upcoming Hand Reflexology Professional Certification Courses

* Online via Zoom, October 2020:

Saturday, 24 October - 10am to 5pm

Sunday, 25 October - 10am to 5pm

Thursday, 29 October - 6pm to 8pm

*This scheduled course has a PRE-REQUISITE: Foot reflexology student status with the Atlantic School of Reflexology, OR professional status as a Certified Reflexology Therapist from any institution with a minimum 30-hour class instruction format.

Class sizes are limited, so register today!

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