The Reflexology Registry was created in 2001 by an act of the State Legislature. The mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice the profession of reflexology within this state be qualified. The registry interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standard in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Registrar is responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules and is responsible for the discipline of reflexologists who are found to be in such violations.
The administrative staff of the Division of Health Related Boards supports the issuing of registrations to those who meet the requirements of the law and rules. Reflexologists may be licensed by either (1) education (successful completion of a course of study of not less than two hundred (200) hours in reflexology only courses (2) endorsement from another state,
Renewal notices are mailed from the registry’s administrative office forty-five (45) days prior to the expiration of the registration to the current address on record. Registrations can be renewed on-line one hundred twenty (120) days prior to expiration of the registration at Tennessee.gov/health. Click on the "License Renewal" link and follow the prompts. Licensees are responsible for renewing their license on time and keeping the Registrar apprised of current information. Failure to renew by the expiration date may result in a fine.
To contact the registry, call
(615) 532-3202 local or 1-800-778-4123 nationwide
665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Information on the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) may be obtained by phone, fax, Internet, or by writing to:
American Reflexology Certification Board
P.O. Box 141553
Grand Rapids, MI 49514
Phone (303) 933.6921
Fax (303) 904.0460
Lucy Gay Scarbrough, RA, RCR, ARCB, IIR, ARC, ACHS
Information on the International Institute of Reflexology, Inc. may be obtained by phone, fax, Internet, or by writing to:
International Institute of Reflexology, Inc.
5650 First Avenue North
P.O. Box 12642
St. Petersburg, FL 33733-2642
Phone: (727) 343-4811
Fax: (727) 381-2807