Video Course: Foot Reflexology 1 & 2: Benefits, Philosophy, and the 34 Points

Marc Zollicoffer

Our feet hold great healing power—a secret that ancient civilizations have known and practiced for centuries. This dynamic course introduces you to the benefits and philosophy of foot reflexology and highlights how the modality works with both the physical and energetic bodies. Review the anatomy of the foot—including the fascia, bony landmarks, and muscles—before following along on your own feet as the instructor teaches each of the 34 foot reflexology points in order, covering the physical location of, and technique used on, each point.

This course is the first in a pairing of two courses.

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Course Outline
  • Definition of foot reflexology
  • How reflexology works
  • The benefits of foot reflexology
  • Foot reflexology and pregnancy
  • Anatomy of the foot
  • The 34 foot reflexology points
  • The order to move from points 1–34
Learning Objectives

Having viewed the online massage therapy CE course, participants will be able to:

  • Define foot reflexology.
  • List four benefits of foot reflexology.
  • Describe how foot reflexology works.
  • Name and locate the two bony landmarks of the foot covered in the course.
  • Name and locate the two muscles of the foot covered in the course.
  • Locate all 34 foot reflexology points on their own foot.
  • Describe the appropriate technique for each of the 34 points.
Marc Zollicoffer
Marc Zollicoffer is a massage and spa therapist and educator with over 27 years of experience in massage, yoga, meditation, aromaology, Ayurveda, reflexology, and spa therapy and is a certified instructor through Deepak Chopra's organization. Marc worked with Aveda Corporation for 27 years in various roles including Director of Professional Spa Education, Global Educator Massage and Spa, and as a massage therapist. He created both the Aveda Stress-Fix Body Massage and the Aveda Chakra Balancing Massage and received the Aveda Healing Arts award in 2000. He also developed the curriculum of the Aveda Institute Massage Therapy Program. Contact Marc at
Topics and Techniques

This online foot reflexology course for massage therapists introduces you to the benefits and philosophy of foot reflexology. Topics include how foot reflexology works, foot reflexology and pregnancy, the anatomy of the foot (including the fascia, bony landmarks, and muscles), the location of 34 foot reflexology points, and the order to work the 34 points. You’ll learn to locate the foot reflexology points on your own feet, the order to work the points, and the correct technique used on each point.


Visit the ABMP Education Center FAQ page for a full list of resources.

Q: Is this reflexology CE course approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for CE credit?
A: Yes! All of the courses are approved under ABMP’s NCBTMB Approved Provider account (451086-09).

Q: How do I earn a CE certificate for this video-based course?
A: After you complete the webinar video, a quiz will appear on the page. Earn a CE certificate by scoring 70% or higher on the course quiz.

Q: Can I earn a CE certificate for this course more than once?
A: Learners can earn one CE certificate for each course.

Q: How do I access my CE certificates?
A: CE certificates are available on your “My CE Transcripts” page and on the course page. Visit your “My CE Transcript” page by clicking “My CE” on the navigation bar at the top of your screen.

Copyright Statement
All of the ABMP courses contain materials that are proprietary to ABMP. None of the course material may be used without the express written permission of ABMP. Materials may include, but are not limited to, video, audio, images, documents, and slides. Course materials are only for the use of students enrolled in this course and may not be shared publicly or shown to groups. Unauthorized retention, duplication, distribution, or modification of copyrighted materials is strictly prohibited by law. Check your state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy before practicing any new modalities or techniques.


"This was a fabulous course!  As a practicing reflexologist I can say this was one of the most informative, practical, and refresher course I've taken.  Thank you!"

"This course was packed with useful content! Excellent!"

"I have taken several reflexology classes and this one was by far the best for anatomically describing and locating reflex points."

"Very informative and easy to follow. I felt like I learned a lot and will be applying this knowledge in my daily practice. Thank you!"