International Council of Reflexologists
I.C.R. Board of Directors' Bios
During the last decade Beryl has been deeply committed to the practice of Reflexology and its advancement around the United Kingdom. She runs a busy clinic and training school and serves as an outside examiner/advisor or Reflexology for the Institute for Complementary Medicine.
Beryl has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, South East Asia, the Orient and North America. She has taught advanced courses of Reflexology in both Beijing and Shanghai by incorporating the zone and meridian theories and sharing her knowledge and expertise. Beryl has served on the ICR Board since 1997 and has been President since 1998. Beryl’s vision is to work toward Reflexology’s worldwide acceptance, with each country pooling their knowledge so that all may benefit.
Cecilia is the author of “You Are What You Eat” and “Aromatherapy for Natural Health and Beauty”. She is a therapeutic Reflexologist and Aromatherapist.
In 1992 she established the Natural Health and Beauty College in South Africa, which she directed until they moved to the USA in 2002.
She is a founder member of the Aromatherapy Society of South Africa. Cecilia served as an executive committee member of the South African Reflexology Society from 1990 till 2002 and was actively involved with different societies in negotiating with government for the statutory registration of reflexology and aromatherapy in South Africa.
She was nominated and formally gazetted as a member of the Standards Generating Body (SGB) for the Integrated Health Professions, to write unit standards for therapeutic aromatherapy for South Africa. In 2002 Cecilia was awarded Honorary Membership for both the South African Reflexology Society and the Aromatherapy Society of South Africa.
Cecilia is an international speaker on subjects related to reflexology, health, lifestyle and nutrition.
Eugen has been a Certified Reflexologist for the past 22 years and an instructor for 15 years. He has served 10 years on the Board of Directors with the Reflexology Association of Canada as Membership Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and on various committees.
Presently, Eugen is Vice President of the Ontario College of Reflexology and the Chairperson of the “Dispute & Resolution Committee”. He is a Chartered Council member of the Reflexology Registration Council of Ontario.
Eugen was elected to the I.C.R. Board of Directors in 1996 and has held the position of Treasurer.
Emma regularly appears on National TV and Radio
and is published in many National and International journals, magazines
and other publications. In 2008 she created several national awareness
weeks to promote the advancement of Naturopathy, Aromatherapy,
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and Muscloskeletal therapy (MST) in
response to the Australian Bush Fires in 2009, Emma was instrumental in
the creation of the Australian Practitioners Emergency Response Network
(APERN) recruiting and coordinating volunteer therapists to provide
support for the emergency service personnel and survivors of the fires.
She simultaneously organized a National fundraising event in several
major cities in
Jessica Hart runs a private Therapeutic Aromatherapy and Reflexology practice in the Durban area of South Africa.
She is co-owner of Natural Oils, a web-based company supplying fixed and essential oils and packaging materials to aromatherapy practitioners.
Jessica lectured aromatherapy and reflexology to 3rd and 4th year somatology students at the Durban University of Technology and is a past member of the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa where she represented Therapeutic Reflexology.
Jennie was born in China, returning to England after internment during WW2.
Educated in Bedford, General Nurse trained at Westminster Hospital, London and married to Derwent in Sheffield – celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary last year.
14 years in Guernsey covered the family of 4’s education before returning to Sheffield in 1990 to a purpose built home that included the Green Care Clinic. Here Jennie took her Nursing into full time Reflexology with the International Institute of Reflexology®(UK) becoming a tutor in 1993, then National Director to 2010 and now Principal & Quality Assurance Coordinator for the IIR(UK) Schools whilst continuing to enjoy her private practice.
As a member of the ICR for many years it is a privilege now to support its aims and its members as a Director.