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UPCOMING BOARD & MEMBER MEETINGS 2017

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017

LOCATION:    Federal Way Library,  34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, WA 98003

RSVP to Info@WashingtonReflexology.org

TIME:

Board Meeting¬†¬†¬†¬† 12:15pm. ‚Äď 1:45pm¬† (members welcome to attend)

Member Meeting¬†2:00 ‚Äď 4:00p.m.¬† ¬† ¬†*NOTE TIME is different than our normally scheduled meetings!¬† ¬†

Class:   Thai Reflexology This class will review the WA State law definition of Reflexology vs. Massage.   There will be a presentation on the history of Thai Reflexology and an overview of sen energy lines.   Hands-on demonstrations of Thai Reflexology will emphasize moves are in-scope of practice for reflexologists.   This two-hour class was developed and will be taught by Christine Freeland.  Christine is a ARCB Certified Reflexologist in practice since 2011 and a former WRA Board Member.   While a student at Seattle Reflexology & Massage Center, she took the Thai Foot Massage course taught by Karen Ball of the Academy of Ancient Reflexology in Saint Augustine, FL and fell in love with the technique that dates back to the time of Buddha.  Christine recently became a Licensed Massage Therapist through the Northwest Academy for Healing Arts in West Seattle in order to be licensed to perform the whole Thai Foot Massage session as it was designed.  This technique is gentle and thoroughly works the foot and lower leg for increased circulation.  Clients find the sessions relaxing and invigorating.

*2 ARCB CE UNITS AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS WHO ATTEND MEETING/CLASS

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Board Retreat 2018    January 2018  

Goal Setting for the incoming board members.   2018 new officers:  Vice President, Membership Secretary

 

 

 


REGIONAL GROUPS

The WRA has three regional groups for members which meet regularly;  Lacey/Olympia, Richland & the Seattle area.  Please email if you are interested in getting more information on these meetings.


 

2017 Previous Events

Spring MEETING:       SATURDAY, March  18, 2017

LOCATION:   Bay Vista Towers, 2821 2nd Avenue,  Seattle, WA  98121

TIME:

Board Meeting¬†¬†¬†¬† 10:00a.m. ‚Äď Noon¬† (members welcome to attend)

Member Meeting¬†1:00 ‚Äď 3:00p.m.

Class:   Introduction to Vertical Reflexology

WRA Vice President, Kate Benak, is returning from England after completing tutor training with Lynne Boothe, the originator of Vertical Reflexology, to give WRA members an intro to this specialized reflexology technique.  We have requested ARCB CEU’s for this class.

SUMMER MEETING:  SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2017

LOCATION:  Natural Maximum, 160902 W. North River Road, Prosser, WA  99350

TIME:

Board Meeting¬†¬†¬†¬† 10:00a.m. ‚Äď Noon¬† (members welcome to attend)

Member Meeting¬†1:00 ‚Äď 3:00p.m.

Class:   Toe Reading  The objective of this class is to identify the stories and emotions which have traveled down the nerve pathways and created physical manifestations in the toes.  The two-hour class developed and taught by Linda Mackey,  is sure to be beneficial to any reflexologist working with visual cues to their client’s health histories.  Linda Mackey, B.S., M.A., N.D. is a WA State certified reflexologist as well as a master certified teacher. She is the principal educator of the International Academy of Reflexology & Meridian Therapy and has been a WRA professional member since 2004.

Two ARCB CE’s available.

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2017 WRA-SPONSORED WORLD REFLEXOLOGY WEEK EVENTS

The WRA is celebrating their 20-year anniversary this year and we will be hosting three separate World Reflexology Week events around the State of Washington during the month of September.   Members are encouraged to organize their own events as well.  Please contact us for information on hosting your own personal events.   Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed September 18-24, 2017 as Reflexology Week in the State of Washington. Reflexology Awareness Week 2017 for a copy of that proclamation!

LOCATION:             Natural Maximum, 160902 W North River Road, Prosser, WA

DATE:                        Saturday, September 9, 2017

TIME:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 10a.m. ‚Äď 2p.m.

HOSTED BY:           Szilvia Girincsi,  WRA Administrative Secretary and Linda Mackey, WRA member

This event will allow members of the public to come to the private property of Linda Mackey where they will be able to walk on her 192-foot custom reflexology path.  WRA members will be on-hand to offer free mini-reflexology sessions.  WRW Prosser Flyer 2017 v2

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LOCATION:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† City of Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 ‚Äď 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA

DATE:                        Saturday, September 9, 2017

TIME:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†10a.m. ‚Äď 2p.m.

HOSTED BY:           Liz Pyle, WRA Membership Secretary

The WRA is participating in the City of Lynnwood’s Health & Safety Block Party, the Fair on 44th.  WRA members will be offering free mini-reflexology sessions and educating the public on the value of reflexology and the benefits of walking on a reflexology path.   WRW Lynnwood Flyer 2017 v2

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LOCATION:             Bastyr University Campus, Medicinal Herb Garden, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA

DATE:                        Saturday, September 16, 2017

TIME:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 1:00 ‚Äď 4:00p.m.

HOSTED BY:           Drusilla Meyer, WRA President

This is a co-event in which we are working with Bastyr University.  WRA members will be available to offer free mini-reflexology sessions to the public while Bastyr employees will be leading guided tours through their herb gardens.  reflexology event flyer v3 Bastyr

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2017  WORLD REFLEXOLOGY WEEK EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER 

See what other WRA members are doing for WRW this year!

  • Linda Frank will be teaching a class on Reflexology for Better Immunity at Marlene’s Market in Federal Way on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Kate Benak will be speaking on Reflexology at the AMTA’s 2nd Annual Self Care Fair at Highline Community College in Des Moines on September 23, 2017. ¬†The fair runs from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

 

Interested in planning your own WRW event?   Here is a link to the International Council of Reflexologists World Reflexology Week information that you may find helpful.

The WRA is pleased to post information on WRW member events on our website and FB page.   Please email us at info@washingtonreflexology.org

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