Facial Reflexology Techniques

Facial Reflexology is a wonderful energy rebalancing therapy that engages with the natural healing processes within the body. Your clients will also experience profound states of relaxation from this gentle and soothing treatment. Careful palpation and stimulation of the plentiful supply of nerves and blood vessels within the facial muscles and soft tissue not only re-energises and increases circulation but also has the added bonus of leaving the face looking smoother, more toned and radiant.


Facial Reflexology originated from a Vietnamese system of Facial acupressure developed in the 1980’s by doctors in Vietnam to replace more invasive facial acupunture. Following this, this style of Facial Reflexology known as Dien ‘Cham’ was first introduced to France by Nhuan Le Quang. In the same way as Foot Reflexology, areas on the face correspond to specific areas of the body, it is a gentle method of stimulation of 57 Facial acupressure points and associated reflexology zones.


During the non-invasive therapy, you apply light, upwards stroking movements towards the hairline. You then apply pressure to various points of the face that stimulate other areas of the body. The side of the nose, for instance, encourages healing and health in the lungs, whilst the ears reflex points promote wellbeing in the kidneys.


Facial reflexology is the new wellness treatment everyone is raving about for the best skin ever. It is becoming ever more popular with clients. Furthermore, Facial Reflexology is super versatile as you can offer it anywhere. This is due to the fact that your clients remain fully clothed throughout the treatment, which you can carry out using a couch or a chair.

Course Details


During the course we will cover:


  • History of Vietnamese techniques
  • Concept and Micro-system theory – the face is a micro-map of the body – by working on a particular point of the micro-map on the face, you can affect the corresponding part of the body. In the same way as hand or foot reflexology
  • Introduction to reflex zones and points on the face – the body, internal organs, the spine, the joints
  • Meridians and tsubo points
  • Introduction to Marma points
  • Using the fingers and thumbs to simulate points
  • Stimulation techniques
  • Massage techniques
  • Point location, association and stimulation
  • How to choose which points to use
  • Sequences for specific conditions
  • Review of the nervous system and cranial nerves
  • Contraindications and considerations


Upon completion you will enhance your practice by being be able to offer clients an alternative to foot reflexology or a mixed treatment. It will help you attract new clients and offer another effective therapy. In addition, this treatment can be used as a stand-alone therapy, or as an additional set of tools and techniques.


Please be advised this workshop is not based on the teachings of Face Reflexology Sorensensistem™. Nor is it based on `The Bergman Method` Facial Reflexology.

Who Can Attend?

This one-day workshop is designed as an advanced workshop open to qualified Reflexologists, Indian Head Massage Therapists and Massage Therapists.

Recognition by Professional Associations

Widely accepted by most Professional Bodies. If you are not already registered with a Professional Body and would like to do so here are some useful links – ICGT, CtHA, FHT. For stand alone insurance Balens

More Information


Please note: The workshop will be largely practical in content and students will be required to wear appropriate workwear for the duration of the course.


Duration: 1 day


Course fees include the following:

  • All class tuition
  • A comprehensive course manual
  • An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
  • 5 cpd points


After attending this Facial Reflexology workshop, you will be able to attend Facial Reflexology Techniques II


Tutor: Lucy Bush– see our MSCM Tutor Page


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Course Dates

July 2022 - Saturday 23rd July - 10am - 5pm

Cost: £97.50 (+VAT)

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November 2022 - Saturday 5th November - 10am - 5pm

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