Certifications & Experience

Background and certifications

Nationally certified, Becket Olson has more than 20 years of experience at guiding people to better health. She began her journey into complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in 1994 after graduating from Sr. Rosalind Gefre’s School of Professional Massage in St. Paul, MN.

After stints at two massage clinics, she started Healthful Touch in 1997. Passionate about her vocation, Becket has had the privilege of working with hundreds of clients, providing pain relief and relaxation to improve the quality of their lives.

As a testament to her expertise, Becket has taught Reflexology Courses at the School of Professional Massage as well as through community education. She avidly continues her own education to further improve the care she provides to her clients.

Certifications, memberships and other accomplishments

  • Certified Member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) since 1993
  • Certificate of Completion at Sr. Rosalind Gefre’s School of Professional Massage, May 1994
  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB), November 1994
  • Nationally Certified Reflexologist through the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB), 1999
  • Former instructor at the School of Professional Massage teaching Reflexology (I & II) and Introduction to Swedish Massage
  • Established Healthful Touch in June, 1997
  • Currently Licensed with the City of St. Louis Park, MN

Continuing Education Courses

  • Neuromuscular Therapy Series with Judith Walker (NMT Center)
  • On-site Chair Massage with David Palmer
  • Foot, Hand & Ear Reflexology with Bill Flocco and Ko Tan
  • Reflexognosy with Sandi Rodgers, Australia
  • Orthopedic Massage with James Waslaski
  • Reflexology with Christine Issel
  • Advanced Foot, Hand & Ear Reflexology with Ko Tan
  • Love Your Feet workshop with Linda Chollar
  • Fibromyalgia workshop with Linda Chollar
  • Chollar Method of Pain Management with Linda Chollar
  • Nervous System Balance Technique with Linda Chollar
  • Manzanares Method of Reflexology with Dr. Jesus Manzanares, Spain
  • Mentorship in Pain Management with Linda Chollar
  • Numerous ethics and business classes and self-study