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About the Maine Council of Reflexologists


The Beginning and Founder

Janet Stetser D.Sc. NBCR who is now retired and lives in Arizona, is the founder of the MCR, starting it in 1991 with a small group of reflexologists, most of whom she taught in her reflexology school "Footloose Inc," in Alna, Maine. The organization continues to grow, now having over 65 members. We are very proud of "our" Janet, as she was always pushing for more education, a strong state organization, and coaxed us all to participate in creating the best reflexology state organization that we could. 

Photo left: Janet Stetser (on the right) receiving the Leadership award 
at the Reflexology Association of America's 2014 conference in Santa Fe.

Photo right: Xmas card from 1993, Janet holding a wombat, from when she taught in Australia. 

The Association was established in 1991. It's purpose is as follows:

1. to make the public:

     a. aware of competent practitioners and their training

     b. aware of reflexology and its principles.

2. to meet the needs of the Profession:

     a. by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information

     b. promoting and convening annual meeting/conference

     c. supporting the development of interested people in the profession


As Professional Reflexologists  we:

  • Provide Professional Services to balance the body's energies

  • Hold general membership meetings 3 times a year

  • Maintain a strong voice for the reflexology profession in the state of Maine

  • Sponsor lecture/workshops

  • Speak to community groups

  • Provide networking throughout the State, Country, and the World.

  • Provide ARCB (American Reflexology Certification Board) approved continuing education for our members and associates through workshops and lectures

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