Career change on the horizon? Why reflexology could be the answer!

By Claire de Franck, Editor 29 Sep 2020


Considering a career or lifestyle change and have a passion for helping people heal on a soul level? For those with an entrepreneurial spirit, or just looking to earn a second income, reflexology could be the answer!

The Australian School of Reflexology and Relaxation (ASSR) has been operating for over 35 years, and offers a range of courses for people keen to explore this complementary therapy as a career. With a host of teachers with reflexology industry experience and expertise on hand, they are able to help support either a passion or special interest area.

Thanks to their industry insight, Graduates from ASSR in Reflexology are equipped to set up in multi-modality or home-based clinics, aged care or disability services, corporate or spa industries.  

Private practice

Set up your own business from home, or hire rooms in multimodality clinics, create your own multi-modality clinic 

Spa and wellness retreats

Engage in seasonal work or regular work opportunities

Aged care

Provide on-site private reflexology sessions  for residents and staff, or home care services. 


As part of company’s wellness programs offer reflexology services to large and small corporations, Government Departments and  Schools. Work as a service provider or manage and develop your own agency.  


Once you are qualified and an experience practitioner, there are opportunities to teach reflexology. ASRR offers reflexology teacher traineeship programs.

Specialised areas

Graduates often discover a specialised area of interest and engage in post graduate study with local and international specialists to further develop skills. For example:

  • Disabilities sector; children and adults Oncology
  • Aged care and Life  transition services.
  • Pain management
  • Oncology Reflexology
  • Mental & emotional health


The ASSR have upcoming introductory workshops including Essence to Foot Reflexology, perfect to discover if Reflexology is the right path as a career or simply to learn a few skills to share with family and friends. In addition, their new professional qualification, the internationally recognised ITEC Diploma in Reflexology for the Complementary Therapist is available now!

“To touch a foot is to touch a soul” – Lyn Fava

READ MORE: Reflexology – the practice of wellbeing for today

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