Jessica Crofoot, LMP has a private reflexology and massage practice in Redmond. Jessica’s practice fosters an increase in body awareness, client education, and self empowerment to directly influence personal health. She teaches Documentation Intensive, Supervised Practice Clinic and Introduction to Reflexology.
Lisa Dowling, LMP, NBCR approaches teaching from the principle of holistic wellness. In her spunky style, she integrates principles and concepts with hands-on practice, reinforcing wholeness of body and mind. Applying her background in nutrition and health, Lisa teaches Introduction to Reflexology, Structural Analysis for the Foot and Lower Leg, Fundamentals of Addressing Foot Pain, ARCB Review, Reflexology for Nutritional Concerns, Self-care for Reflexologists and Reflexology for Fertility, Pregnancy and Birth.
Bill Flocco, LMP, NBCR is a well-known national and international lecturer and has been instructing classes for over 30 years. His research study documenting the effectiveness of reflexology was the first to be published in scientific medical literature in the United States (December 1993 Obstetrics and Gynecology). Bill adds unique dimension to his classes by incorporating the most current international reflexology updates, which he picks up in his world travels. Bill’s classes are in hot demand every year! Bill teaches Integrated Ear, Hand and Foot Reflexology and Self-Help, Pain Control and Stress Reduction each year, and sometimes offers an additional feature class. In past years, he has instructed World Reflexology and a 5-day Advanced Integrated Ear, Hand and Foot Reflexology. This year he will feature Advanced Ear Reflexology. Please visit americanacademyofreflexology.com for more information.
Pam Foster, LMP has over 20 years experience practicing and 15 years teaching in the field of massage/bodywork. She has owned successful small businesses in various fields of expertise. Along with her experience, Pam brings her intelligence, humor, and a wealth of practical knowledge and ideas to students in her fun and lively instruction of Reflexology Business & Ethics and Tax Tips for Reflexologists.
Peter Lund Frandsen has studied modern physics and philosophy in the US, and medicine at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has studied and practiced reflexology since 1990. For many years Peter has been actively involved with the Danish Reflexologists Association (FDZ), where he coordinates the association’s international activities. International lecturer and author of many articles on various aspects of reflexology, Peter will co-teach Round About: the Immune System. Visit touchpoint.dk for more information.
Lisa Hensell, LMP, NBCR, owner and Director of Education at SRMC since 1999, has been practicing reflexology for 16 years. Drawing on her years of experience with a busy practice, Lisa enjoys sharing what she knows of reflexology with her clients and students. She is passionate about the power of reflexology to assist physical healing and enhance psychological and spiritual well-being, and infuses her classes with dynamic clinical and holistic approaches. Her love of the science and art of this healing work comes through in her instruction of Introduction to Reflexology, Advanced Reflexology, The Law of Attraction: Manifesting Your Ideal Reflexology Practice and Hand Reflexology.
Bethany Jorgenson, LMP has been teaching massage since 2003. She endeavors to teach in a creative, engaging manner that supports students to be an active part of their learning process by appealing to multiple learning styles/preferences. Bethany believes it is crucial to teach from the foundation of her passion for massage and holistic approaches to understanding the human body and interactions with our clients. Through this passion, students are able to see the practical application of all subject matter to their future massage career and are encouraged to participate fully in the learning community. Bethany teaches Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology, Parts I & II and A&P Review.
With 29 years of full time experience in her Copenhagen-based practice, Dorthe Krogsgaard is a reflexology veteran in Denmark. Throughout her career she has been actively involved in raising the profession’s standards and documenting its effects. Dorthe has served as chairperson for the Danish Reflexologists Association, FDZ, and was instrumental in establishing FDZ’s Research Committee in 1991. International lecturer, past board member and vice-president of the International Council of Reflexologists, she will co-teach Round About: the Immune System. For more information, please visit touchpoint.dk
Neil McNeill owns Medicine Bear Healing Arts, his Seattle-based private practice. He holds a Mastery Certification in Reflexology, is a Reiki and subtle energies practitioner, a registered counselor, and a student of both Native American shamanic belief systems and modern consciousness studies. He will teach Introduction to Reflexology and Energy Awareness & Reflexology.
Sheri Payne owns Sole Revival Reflexology, her private practice now located in Port Townsend. She holds a Mastery Certification in Reflexology and received her National Certification from American Reflexology Certification Board. Her interest in health, nutrition and alternative therapy and love of reflexology led her to explore the field of reflexology for work. She truly loves sharing the gift of reflexology. She will teach Hand Reflexology.
Lone Sorenson began her professional education in 1978 in Reflexology, Acupuncture and Laser Therapy, in Denmark. She developed Facial Reflexology during 26 years of research and intensive work in Denmark and South America. She took Reflexology to Argentina and founded the first three schools in that country. She also studied in Chile, Cuba, France, Spain and Germany. Lone has taken part in many national and international conventions. In March 2001, Lone was awarded three Nobility prizes by the Obra Mundial pro Humanidad Solidaria (OMHS), becoming the first reflexologist in the world to obtain such a mention for her work in Zone Therapy, Foot and Hand Reflexology and Facial Reflexology. More information is available about Lone and Facial Reflexology at reflexologiafacial.es/in/reflexologia.html. Lone will instruct Facial Reflexology, Modules 1-4.
Michelle Thibert is a graduate of The East-West School for Herbal & Aromatic Studies and has completed Australian Bush flower essences (ABFE) courses Level 1, 2, 3 as well as the ABFE College Course teachers’ training. Michelle owns Soulscents & Bodywork in Enumclaw, WA, specializing in massage therapy, energy work, aromatherapy, and flower essences. She has worked with Good Samaritan/Multicare home health and hospice for 10 years utilizing aromatherapy, massage and reiki in bringing comfort to those close to transition or in palliative care situations. Michelle enjoys creating natural body and skincare products for nurturing body, mind and spirit. She will instruct Flower Essences & Reflexology.