About Rory Foster

Rory Foster is Certified and Licensed in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and Nationally Board Certified in Reflexology. He is licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.

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Rory has spent a lifetime understanding human anatomy and movement and how energy factors into both. He began his training in classical ballet in Chicago as a young boy of 13.  He had a professional performing career in New York and London with American Ballet Theatre and London Ballet Theatre, respectively, as well as with other national ballet companies. Following his performing years, he worked as the ballet master for the New Orleans Ballet and later the Chicago Ballet.  Rory transitioned into university teaching and was given a professorship and appointed the dean of the Barat College Conservatory of Dance at DePaul University in Chicago.  Upon retiring from teaching, and as a lifelong practitioner of yoga and meditation, it seemed natural for him to transition into the area of complementary and alternative healing through mind/body integrative therapies: clinical reflexology, massage therapy, energy healing, and teaching yoga and meditation.

Rory completed his reflexology certification in 2011 at the International Institute of Reflexology in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he trained under Dwight Byers, a leading world authority on foot and hand reflexology.  He later passed his national board certification examinations with the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) becoming a board certified reflexologist.  He is also a professional member in good standing with the Reflexology Association of America (RAA).  In 2014, Rory completed his certification in massage therapy at Advanced Massage Therapeutics in Louisville.

Rory holds an E-RYT designation and is nationally registered through Yoga Alliance and certified to teach Yoga and Meditation.  His yoga training was done in 2002 at Ananda Sangha’s Expanding Light in Nevada City, California.  He has taught yoga in Louisville since arriving here in 2003 and has been on the faculty of Yoga East, Blairwood Tennis Club, and Metro Fitness. In 2010 he joined the teaching staff at Baptist Health/Milestone Wellness Center in St. Mathews, where he currently offers classes in yoga and meditation in addition to private instruction.

Rory has been a Reiki Master level healing practitioner since 2010.

Certifications

Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Licensed Massage Therapist in Kentucky & Indiana, ARCB Nationally Board Certified Reflexologist, Professional Member of the Reflexology Association of America (RAA), Member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), Certified Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Usui Reiki Master Practitioner.

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Certified member of ABMP

KY License: 148430 | IN License: MT21405315

Rory has spent a lifetime understanding human anatomy and movement and how energy factors into both. He began his training in classical ballet in Chicago as a young boy of 13.  He had a professional performing career in New York and London with American Ballet Theatre and London Ballet Theatre, respectively, as well as with other national ballet companies. Following his performing years, he worked as the ballet master for the New Orleans Ballet and later the Chicago Ballet.  Rory transitioned into university teaching and was given a professorship and appointed the dean of the Barat College Conservatory of Dance at DePaul University in Chicago.  Upon retiring from teaching, and as a lifelong practitioner of yoga and meditation, it seemed natural for him to transition into the area of complementary and alternative healing through mind/body integrative therapies: clinical reflexology, massage therapy, energy healing, and teaching yoga and meditation.

Rory completed his reflexology certification in 2011 at the International Institute of Reflexology in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he trained under Dwight Byers, a leading world authority on foot and hand reflexology.  He later passed his national board certification examinations with the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) becoming a board certified reflexologist.  He is also a professional member in good standing with the Reflexology Association of America (RAA).  In 2014, Rory completed his certification in massage therapy at Advanced Massage Therapeutics in Louisville.

Rory holds an E-RYT designation and is nationally registered through Yoga Alliance and certified to teach Yoga and Meditation.  His yoga training was done in 2002 at Ananda Sangha’s Expanding Light in Nevada City, California.  He has taught yoga in Louisville since arriving here in 2003 and has been on the faculty of Yoga East, Blairwood Tennis Club, and Metro Fitness. In 2010 he joined the teaching staff at Baptist Health/Milestone Wellness Center in St. Mathews, where he currently offers classes in yoga and meditation in addition to private instruction.

Rory has been a Reiki Master level healing practitioner since 2010.

Certifications

Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Licensed Massage Therapist in Kentucky & Indiana, ARCB Nationally Board Certified Reflexologist, Professional Member of the Reflexology Association of America (RAA), Member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), Certified Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Usui Reiki Master Practitioner.

KY License: 148430 | IN License: MT21405315

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Certified member of ABMP