After completing his initial reflexology training at the Laura Norman Reflexology School, Michael received national certification with ARCB® in 2001. His service to the reflexology community took the form of being president of the New York State Reflexology Association 2003-2005. He joined the ARCB® Board in 2006 as a director and in 2008 stepped into his present position as President. Michael has extensive teaching experience including reflexology workshops at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and the Laura Norman Reflexology School. His training also encompasses a psycho-energetic component through his work at the IM School of Healing Arts in New York City (ordained minister) and the Institute of Core Energetics (certified, 2009). He maintains a private practice in reflexology and the healing arts.