We need your help. Professional reflexologists are being threatened with the loss of their livelihood through unnecessary overregulation by the N.C. Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy in this “right to work” state.
NCBMBT has been an honorable licensing board, overseeing the ethical practice of therapeutic massage only. Because reflexology is not massage or its subspecialty, the NCBMBT has no authority over us.
Professional reflexology, an energy bodywork, uses gentle finger pressure on the hands and feet to access/stimulate nerve reflexes connected to all parts of the body. Therapeutic massage focuses physically on the muscles and fascia.
Both are honorable professions, yet the basic premise, training and technique are vastly different.
Professional reflexology has been practiced for decades in North Carolina without incident because we adhere to high ethical and professional standards put…