The Reflexology Association of America (RAA) began to take form when board members of the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) recognized, through the new certification process, that most reflexologists across the country felt a need for a national membership association. An exploratory conference was held on May 21 and 22, 1994, with ARCB hosting the Exploring A Dream conference in Denver, Colorado, and reflexologists from across the United States gathering for the first time. Although [Read More...]
Reflexology is a protocol of manual techniques, such as thumb and finger-walking, hook and backup and rotating-on-a-point, applied to specific reflex areas predominantly on the feet and hands. These techniques stimulate the complex neural pathways linking body systems, supporting the body’s efforts to function optimally. The effectiveness of reflexology is recognized worldwide by various national health institutions and the public at large as a distinct complementary practice within the holistic health field. (RAA 2016) Please take a moment to read the historical report [DOC][PDF] of the [Read More...]
The Reflexology Association of America (RAA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the scientific and professional advancement of reflexology. The organization’s mission is to elevate and standardize the quality of reflexology services and education available to the public. The Reflexology Association of America works to unify, promote, and advocate for its members, state reflexology associations, and proponents. RAA’s vision is to create one national movement toward greater excellence, integrity, research and public safety.
The RAA Code of Ethics is a public statement of the common set of values and principles used to promote and maintain high standards of conduct within the practice of reflexology. The RAA Code of Ethics speaks directly to the relationship between reflexologists and their clients. REFLEXOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA CODE OF ETHICS As a member of the Reflexology Association of America, I pledge to maintain the highest standards of conduct while providing the highest [Read More...]
RAA Resources Membership Applications Mentorship Forms Research Case Study Guidelines [DOC] [PDF] Store Advertising Rates Web Badge – If you would like to place a link on your site to our site, you can use the code below: Reflexology Association of America.<br /> The national Association of Reflexology. A nonprofit association established in 1995 with membership from the U.S. and International; reflexology practitioners, students, state associations, schools and centers. Dedicated to the growth of reflexology [Read More...]
In some states or work situations, it is necessary for reflexologists to carry professional liability insurance. Some practitioners choose to have insurance for their own peace-of-mind. Although RAA does not recommend or endorse any insurance carrier, below are a number of agencies who specifically write insurance policies for reflexology and with whom RAA has negotiated discounts for its members. Please remember to inform whichever company you choose that you are a RAA member! Associated Bodywork [Read More...]