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  • Exceptional Times = Exceptional Opportunities!

    Many have decided that now may be the time to change jobs and / or embark on a new study programme in order to have a working life that they enjoy and is really, really satisfying and provides joy for the practitioner as well as the client!  

    Inspira Academy is now enrolling for weekday & weekend courses for Autumn 2022

    September course dates now available


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    Because the Agored Cymru Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology is on the Health Sector:  Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine, means that we are now able to return to education at Inspira Academy.   This is the only reflexology qualification in the UK that is under this sector.      

    Inspira Academy has a dedicated training room, but we are limiting numbers of students to 8 to ensure that distance can be maintained at all times.  All aspects of safety and risk assessment have been undertaken and are continually reviewed.  

    Our reflexology beds have been re-upholstered in material that is treated using anti-microbial technology giving a broad spectrum of efficiency against Viruses (including covid 19), Bacteria, Yeasts and Algae.    

    We hold regular Introductory Meetings at the Inspira Academy Training Centre which will give you the opportunity to make sure that the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology is right for you, ask questions, meet your tutor etc!  Don't delay in applying for September and take a step in a NEW direction!

    Once you have had your meeting and you have received a formal offer of a place, you can be assured that you will join the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course and start preparing for a new and exciting future!

    Our awesome Tutors are raring to go ... we hope you are too. 

    Fill in the online application form (does not commit you to anything) to get the process started and give yourself something really positive to look forward to ... we look forward to hearing from you ~ everyone at Inspira Academy

    Please see REFLEXOLOGY for further details, if you are interested in REIKI Courses please click on link


  • We hope this website covers all the information you require in order to enrol online but if you do have any further queries please contact us ... CLICK HERE 

    OR if you would like to have a chat with us...

    Telephone: 029 2051 2508












  •  Interested in learning reflexology, then why not come along to our Open Evening on 22nd August  to learn more about our course and have a free reflexology session with one of our students?

    Please contact for further details


The highly renowned and successful Inspira Academy has been educating and training for many years and has a policy of forward thinking, innovation and continues to lead the way in Reflexology Training!
If what you are currently doing is driving you to distraction and you want to have a worthwhile and fulfilling career, then to bring about a change in your lifestyle you must be certain that your hard earned money and the effort that you will have to make, is invested wisely. There are easier training options than ours, but if you want to learn at the very highest level with the greatest opportunities for work when you graduate, then you should be studying for the:

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Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology

The Inspira Academy Training Centre is based near Cardiff 

Reflexology training with Inspira

Reasons to enrol on
the Level 5 Inspira course:


  • Inspira Academy teaches the highest standard of Reflexology Training in the UK
  • Access to the UK's ONLY authorised and fully regulated Level 5 Reflexology under the frameworks of both Qualification in Wales and OFQUAL
  • The qualification has been designed and developed from the highly successful Centralia Reflexology Mastership ( Agored Cymru Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology)
  • Your depth of learning both practical and theoretical will give you the confidence and knowledge to converse with the medical profession and scientists
  • Inspira Academy Tutors all have reflexology clinics and they are innovative and continuously striving to improve their own practices and share advancements with students.  For example, originally reflexologists treated just one half of the body at a time (one foot at a time) and although this method is extremely effective, over time advances have been made and you will learn Duopody, which is even more effective and works the whole body (via both feet) at the same time - a truly holistic approach to health
  • Inspira Academy (Cardiff) is the ONLY centre in Wales providing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology
  • The minimum requirements for reflexology practice have been used in the qualification design, with a starting point based against the Core Curriculum for Reflexology and the Skills for Health NOS's.   The level 5 qualification develops much further and is designed to extend learners range and accountability in reflexology practice, and to develop progression opportunities in a clinical / professional environment.
  • The Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology has parity with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) at Level 5
  • The Level 5 course is 100% quality assured and externally regulated by Agored Cymru to an exceptionally high standard
  • The qualification is under the Sector - Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine - this is the only reflexology course in the UK under this sector!
  • The qualification has been designed to ensure that the learning is progressive and encompasses advanced practical and advanced conceptual knowledge
  • New! A unique treatment routine specific to Stress and this will only be available to students studying at Level 5 a truly Unique Selling Point (USP) when qualified
  • Inspira Academy has been accepted as a Member School of RiEN (Reflexology in Europe Network)
  • Read Testimonials from past students

And even more importantly ... we care about each and every Learner ... all our Tutors had "other jobs/careers" and then studied Reflexology at Inspira Academy and changed their lives. They know the route isn't always easy, but they all got there and will help you get there too.

"A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out" (Korean saying)

  • Inspira trained reflexologists go on to work in many areas including corporate work, NHS - hospitals, hospices, health centres, as well as private practice
  • When you graduate, there is a Level 5 Practitioner Register which means that anyone looking for the most highly qualified Practitioners in their area can find you!

If you want to be assured of having the very best chance to succeed when you graduate, you have to train at an Inspira Academy!

  • Full support throughout the course duration
  • All tutors are passionate about their subjects and are all educated to degree level
  • Inspira Academy always provides excellence in training and all tutors stay at the cutting edge of new developments in the field of Reflexology and Health Care
  • On-going support after qualification ... your tutors will be there to help re-assure if you have any queries about any aspect of your clients treatments / well being etc. 
  • We hold Inspira Academy meetings to update with any new techniques and to share ideas and to meet with new and old Inspira practitioners!

Levels of training explained

  • Levels represent the difficulty of learning processes and the accompanying assessments
  • To assist understanding, a Level 3 Reflexology Course may be compared to an A Level whilst a Level 5 course could be compared to a Foundation Degree
  • For Example: You may study history as a subject at A Level or at Degree Level, they are the same subject but the Degree course will be more complex
  • No prior learning at lower levels is required to enrol upon the Inspira Academy Level 5 Course, but you will need to be committed to learning to the very highest standards
  • CAUTION! If you are looking for a regulated reflexology course, please ask the question - Does this course have a governing awarding body i.e Agored Cymru, ABCawards, City & Guilds etc and who are their regulatory body i.e. OFQAL, Qualifications Wales, SQA or CCEA.  If the course does not comply with these 2 facts, then it is not a sufficiently educationally regulated course!
  • Who regulates the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology
  • Learning and Progression Routes diagram


Email Inspira Academy or Tel: 029 2051 2508


Inspira Academy is a Partnership Centre with Centralia the Recognised Centre for the Awarding Body


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Inspira Academy is one of a group of Centralia colleges, centres and schools across the UK who deliver the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology and have united to raise and maintain Reflexology Training to a professional, therapeutic and clinical standard. Level 5 graduates are being actively sought by health providers recognising the value of this higher standard of reflexology training and expertise.
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  • We hope this website covers all the information you require in order to enrol online but if you do have any further queries please contact us ... CLICK HERE 

    OR if you would like to have a chat with us...

    Telephone: 029 2051 2508