Diploma in Reflexology




Tuesday 18 Sep 2018 – Tuesday 25 June 2019

Tuesday Morning Course 9.30am to 1.30pm


Paid in instalments plus Exam Fee


Saturday 12 Jan 2019 – Saturday 19 October 2019

Saturday and Sunday 9.30am to 5.30pm


Paid in instalments plus Exam Fee


What is Reflexology

Reflexology is gentle and therapeutic massage of the feet and the hands which helps to activate the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Reflexology helps to restore and balance the flow of Qi throughout the body by applying alternating pressure on a specific points or areas of the foot or hand.

It is deeply relaxing and detoxifying to the body, mind and spirit.

Reflexology is based on the knowledge that the reflex points on the feet and hands correspond with all the organs and glands of the body. By apply pressure to these points the therapist can stimulate healing and thus clear congestion, nurture depletion and help the body return to homeostasis.

Reflexology has many benefits. It can be used to help prevent illness, restore balance, and relax the body mind and spirit.


Anatomy and Physiology training with OBUS

The Course Content

You will learn a comprehensive range of techniques, these will include:

  • A full therapeutic sequence
  • A deep tissue sequence for physical ailments
  • A soft energy sequence for easing emotional discomfort

You will also learn the protocol and procedures for:

  • Working with clients with serious illness such as cancer
  • Working with pregnant clients
  • Working with elderly clients
  • Working with clients with special needs

Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Body

Holistic Studies
+ Holistic approach to health

Reflexology Theory and Practice
+ History of Reflexology
+ Reflex points of the hands and feet
+ Contraindications
+ Contra Actions
+ Keeping records
+ Client care
+ Code of Ethics
+ Code of practice
+ Case studies

Business and Marketing

Practical Work:
+ Techniques
+ Location of reflexes on the Feet and hands
+ Observations and assessment of feet
+ Common complaints – how to help prevent and treat them

Case studies:
Students will be required to complete 42 case studies, that is completing 4 full treatments on 9 clients, and 6 full treatments on one client and all the relevant back up paperwork.

Equipment needed:
2 Large towels

About our course:
Following this course students can apply for full membership of either Reflexology Professional bodies – NRRI or IRI.

Note to students:
To complete this course you need to allocate about 4 hour per week to complete you case studies and theory studies.  To make it an enjoyable experience we recommend you set aside time a week to complete these.

Student Testimonials

“I completed a Reflexology Diploma course at Obus in January this year. My year studying Reflexology was fantastic and enlightening.The course gave me a great deal of information and knowledge which will really help me to help my clients.”

Maria Mc Govern 2010

“Doing a Diploma in Reflexology has opened doors for me as a therapist and has added a new dimension to my therapies. Reflexology never ceases to amaze me, both as an indicator to a client’s general wellbeing and as a powerful yet gentle therapy.  Having now completed many courses and this second Diploma with OBUS I find it a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in which to study. Being able to study Reflexology at the weekends has given me the freedom to do my Diploma while continuing with my life.”

Hazel Nangle 2010

MORNING Course Dates. All are TUESDAY dates


– September: 18, 25

– October: 2,9,16,23

– November: 6,13,20,27

– December: 4,11,18


– January: 8,15,22,29

– February: 5,19,26

– March: 5,12,26

– April: 2,9,30

– May: 14,21,28

– June: 11,18,25

June 25th – EXAM Date

Payment instalments:

– Deposit: €150.00

– 18th September: €250.00

– 2nd October: €250.00

– 6th November: €250.00

– 4th December: €250.00

– 8th January: €100.00

– Exam fee: 14th May €140.00

WEEKEND Course Dates


– January: 12,13,26,27

– February: 9,23,24

– March: 9,23,24

– April 13,14,27

– May 25,26

– June: 29, 30

– July: 20,21

– August: 17,18

– September 29

– October: 19

Exam Dates

– Anatomy and physiology: 27th April 2019

– Reflexology: 19th October 2019


Exam Fees

– Anatomy and Physiology €125.00 due March

– Reflexology €140.00 due September

Payment Schedule

– Deposit: €150.00

– 12th January:  €600.00

– 9th February: €250.00

– 9th March: €250.00