Here are just a few benefits the AoR offers...

Promoting you to potential clients
 
star MAR, FMAR and HMAR Status
These letters after your name are the mark of a true professional.  Sought after by many practitioners, these letters can only be used by our Honorary (HMAR), Fellow (FMAR) and Full (MAR) members, confirming that you have met the Associations stringent standards for eligibility to membership.  This provides reassurance and a quality standard for members of the public, the NHS, private clinics and other practitioners to refer to.
Available to Honorary, Fellow and Full members
 
star Inclusion on the AoR online 'Find a Reflexologist' directory 
The Find a Reflexologist search facility is available for members of the public to find a highly qualified, professional practitioner in their area.  You can display your website and contact details for potential clients to find out more.  This is an opt-in service; your details will only be available for members of the public to search with your permission.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Associate members
 
star Availability of the AoR logo for inclusion on your promotional materials
The AoR logo is recognised by members of the public as confirmation that you meet our standards of good practice and that you belong to a well established professional body with high entry requirements and a Code of Practice and Ethics.
Available to Honorary, Fellow and Full members
 
starAccess to fast, easy registration with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Should you wish it, the AoR will facilitate fast and easy registration with the UK's only
government backed voluntary regulatory body.
Available to Honorary, Fellow and Full members
 
star Exemption from Special Treatment Licences with some London Boroughs
This is an example of the high regard which AoR Full members are viewed.  Some London Boroughs have granted exemption from Special Treatment Licenses for AoR members - which might save you more than your membership fee!
Available to Honorary, Fellow and Full members
 
star European and UK Reflexology Representation
We are the only Reflexology Association to be members of both the  Reflexology in Europe Network (RIEN) and the Reflexology Forum.  Both have been involved in agreeing a set of common standards for the practiceand training of reflexology and also developing a core reflexology curriculum.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star World Reflexology Week
Support and promotion for World Reflexology Week each year including a  FREE resource pack to promote yourself.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Associate members

 
star Social Media
Representation on Twitter,Facebook and Youtube promoting you, the AoR and reflexology.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student members

star Interactive foot and hand chart
A fun and interactive way for potential and existing clients to explore the reflex points and learn more about how their body works. Available as a special widget for members, or for anyone to link to from their website.
 
star Videos to improve technique and promote reflexology
The AoR YouTube channel provides beautiful and informative free reflexology themed videos for the enjoyment of members and potential clients alike. Some of these can also be embedded into your website to give it a professional and interactive feel.


Exclusive discounts on goods and services including:

 
star Insurance
We believe that Alan Boswell Insurance Group offers one of the best reflexology policies around, covering over 150 therapies including Aromatherapy, Massage, Reiki, Crystal Therapy, EFT, Flower Remedies and Chiropody from only £55.00.
You can also feel secure in the knowledge that we regularly compare insurance companies to make sure that the company we recommend provides a wide ranging level of cover at the very best value for money that we can find.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Associate members
 
starWeb design and hosting service
Available to make life easier for the busy practitioner and to support you if you are not so confident with IT. We have sourced a professional web design service called WebHealer to set you up on the internet and host your website with the minimum of hassle. Importantly, WebHealer are not only technical experts, but are committed to helping customers attract more clients through their websites and have innovative marketing activities. An example is their annual support of Samaritans Feel Good Friday campaign, which promotes participating WebHealer clients. See the WebHealer Feel Good Friday Blog for more details.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Student members
 
star Reflexology equipment
Providing high quality and professional equipment for your practice, our recommendedsupplier Beautelle offersa 10% discount for any item in their complete equipment range.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Student members
 
star Yellow pages advertising
Honorary, Fellow and Full members can advertise under the AoR banner in the  Yellow Pages at a specially negotiated reduced cost.
Available to Honorary, Fellow and Full members.
 
 
Professional practice development
 
star Reflexology advice
We have an experienced reflexologist based in the office who can help with your client issues and concerns; she can also provide advice about research from a solid base of experience in the field.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Associate members
 
star Reflexions
You will receive our quarterly professional magazine, full of useful information about reflexology techniques, medical conditions, case studies, business advice and also news, regulation, advertising updates and much more.  Available electronically and also as an audio version available for partially sighted and blind members.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star Research knowledge
We are the leading UK reflexology membership body that actively encourages and participates in relevant research, as well as disseminating findings to our members via our magazine, newsletters and members area.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members 
 
star Access to the Members Area of the AoR website
The AoR website is full of lots of useful information and services.  It also provides access to a Members' Discussion Forum to exchange advice, ideas and other information.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star AoR seminars, events and webinars
Keep your skills up to date with an ever expanding range of seminar topics and speakers at a wide range of locations across the country.  With an exclusive reduced rate for members of the AoR, you could save more than your membership fee by attending just two seminars during the course of your membership.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star Online Reflexology webinars
We were the first reflexology Association in the UK to offer reflexology webinars  worldwide to it's members.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
We have a list of CPD approved events on our website.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
 
star Area Groups
These are mainly available in the UK for all members of the AoR.  These close-knit support networks consist of other reflexologists in your area who are there for each other to provide support, advice treatment swaps, talks and much more.  As an AoR member, they will warmly welcome you to join them in their many and varied activities.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend members
  
 
 
More reasons to join...
 
star Association of Reflexologist Code of Practice and Ethics for all members

star Reflexology Products
Access to the Association of Reflexologists online shop, selling items that  reflexologists need from well known suppliers e.g. ART (Tony Porter) and VRT (Lynne Booth).  We also sell a variety of leaflets, consultation forms, royalty free CDs, business cards and reflexology balms and creams.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student members
 
star Online Renewals and Event Bookings
Membership renewals and event/webinar bookings can be done online via the Member's Area of the website 24 hours a day.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend member
 
star Reflexology Support Office
We have a full time support office here to answer your questions on reflexology, qualifications, training, CPD, membership and much more.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full and Associate
 
star E-newsletters
Monthly electronic newsletters with the latest industry news.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend member
 
star Certificate and pin badge
Certificate of membership and exclusive pin badge.
Available to Full members
 
star How to guides
We provide members with how to guides for Twitter, Facebook and Skype.
Available to Honorary, Fellow, Full, Associate, Student and Friend member
 
star Board of Directors
We have a Board of members representing the views and ideas of members.

A chance to shape your Association
 
star Eligibility to vote at our AGMs for Full, Fellow and Honorary members.
 
 
... We are a not for profit organisation, this means members receive the benefits not shareholders or individuals.