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June 10, 2017 - ORN Gathering

June 27, 2017


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Help Make Reflexology Accessible in Nebraska

February 21, 2017
ARCB Says your help is needed now!
FEBRUARY 24th IS THE HEARING DATE. http://arcb.net/
Reprinted with permission. From Christine Issel:
Dear Colleague:
In Nebraska a reflexologist must be a licensed massage therapist to practice. The Platte Institute in Nebraska was contacted by a reflexologist there and told of reflexologists needing to be licensed massage therapists to legally practice. The Platte Institute Organization ...

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October Touchpoint Workshop--Round About: Hip/Sciatica/Knee

November 2, 2016

The October Hood River Touchpoint weekend was a great success, with 25 attendees for the two-day workshop: Round About: Hip, Sciatica, Knee.
Thank you and Bravo! to Peter Lund Frandsen and Dorthe Krogsgaard for an exciting and illuminating class, and to ORN's Marie Louise Penchoen for arranging it.



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Touchpoint Workshop Reunites RAA State Delagates

November 1, 2016
RAA state delegates and conference attendees reunite in Hood River during the Touchpoint workshop on October 22 & 23, 2016.
 
ORN-member and Oregon state's representative to the RAA Delegate Assembly Cindy Rice reconnects with three of the RAA 2016 conference-attendees that came to Hood River for Peter and Dorthe's "Round about Hip/Knee/Sciatica" class. In the photo with Cindy Rice are, from left to right, ...

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World Reflexology Week

September 11, 2016
World Reflexology Week takes place during the last full week of September:  September 19-25, 2016.
 
As reflexologists, there are lots of things we can do to celebrate.
 
The Internationsl Council of Reflexologists has a page dedicated to W.R.W. (see the top menu on their home page). They offer the WRW logo for use to promote the week, guides for promoting an event or writing a news release, printable ...

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Bill Flocco Musculoskeletal Workshop - April 2016

May 18, 2016


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OR & WA Reflexologists meet in LA

November 17, 2015
Report by Linda Frank, RF, NBCR
 
OR and WA reflexologists continue to meet up -- this time coincidentally at Bill Flocco's American Academy of Reflexology in Los Angeles! 
 
Portland Reflexologist Nancie Hines and I met during the Saturday lunch break at Clinical Reflexologist Paul Harvey’s November class: Foot Hand & Ear Reflexology for Stroke, Diabetes, Parkinson's, Fibromyalgia, ...

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First WA-OR reflexologist retreat in Hood River

October 13, 2015
A delightful time of learning, networking, and trading reflexology
 
Six Washington reflexologists came to Hood River to connect with ORN members for the first WA-OR reflexologists’ retreat on Oct 3 & 4, 2015. On Saturday, we had twelve attendees at the Language of the Feet class taught by Kiannaa Leighland at the Hood River Hostel. Under Kiannaa’s seasoned tutelage, we explored the shapes ...

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RAA: New 300-hour Professional Membership Requirement

February 11, 2014
[Thanks to RAA for permision to reprint their article.]
 
At the Orlando, Florida board meeting on May 2, 2012 the Reflexology Association of America Board agreed to adopt a 300-hour requirement for Professional Level membership.  The responsibility of developing a plan to implement the change was then passed onto the Education Committee.  
 
The Education Committee recognized that reflexology education ...

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ORN and the New RAA Professional Requirements

February 10, 2014
The Reflexology Association of America (RAA), with whom ORN is affiliated, has changed their requirement of training hours for attaining Professional status. The requirement has been 200 hours up till now, but it will be 300 hours after July 1, 2014. As an affiliate ORN has to comply with this change.
What this means for ORN reflexologists is:
Associate members of ORN who plan to upgrade to Professional ...

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