Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Massage Therapy
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Adjunct

Non-benefits-eligible


Work Location:

Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work remotely 3+ days per week; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.

Reflexology 1 (1.5 credits, hybrid course, Winter 2022)

Instructor Expectations:

This course provides massage therapy students with a basic understanding of foot reflexology concepts and techniques. The curriculum content is already established and approved by internal and external processes. The course is designed to be completed over a 7 week period, in a hybrid format. All lecture and some laboratory activities are completed online through the course website, and hands-on lab activities are conducted on campus. Instructors for this course would be expected to record lecture videos for each week, facilitate virtual discussion boards, grade assignments, and assessments, and provide feedback to students and program administration in a timely manner.

Course Catalog Description:

Topics covered are basic technique, introductory history, theory, principles, zones, and contraindications. Detailed bony anatomy of the foot and lower leg is also studied. The goal is to prepare the student to use reflexology as in independent modality or as a complement to other therapies.

Qualifications:

  • Massage therapist for 2 years
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • An ARCB Reflexologist

Reflexology 2 (2 credits, Summer 2022)

Instructor Expectations:

This course provides massage therapy students with a review and deeper exploration of reflexology concepts and techniques. The curriculum content is already established and approved by internal and external processes. The course is designed to be completed over a 15 week period (the length of one trimester), in a hybrid format. All lecture and some laboratory activities are completed online through the course website, and hands-on lab activities are conducted on campus. Instructors for this course would be expected to record lecture videos for each week, facilitate virtual discussion boards, grade assignments, and assessments, and provide feedback to students and program administration in a timely manner.

Course Catalog Description:

This course continues preparation for the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) exam for national certification in foot reflexology. The knowledge of techniques and procedures to effectively stimulate foot reflex areas are expanded. Students review the systems of the body, common homeostatic imbalances and the role reflexology plays in maintaining optimum function and health. Topics covered include pathology of the foot, ligaments of the foot and ankle, biomechanics of the foot and leg, practice of technical application and knowledge of reflexology maps of the foot. The basics of meridians on the foot and how they apply to reflexology will also be introduced. One case study is conducted in preparation for the ARCB certification process.

Qualifications:

  • Massage therapist for 2 years
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • An ARCB Reflexologist
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