Advocates of Safe Pedicures


The International Pedicure Association

 Join Us in Gatlinburg for some education and fun! 

Increase your pedicure knowledge by joining lead IPA educator Debra Bourque, for a "FREE" 2 hour class:

Diabetes and the Implications of a Pedicure

This class will give you a better understanding of Diabetes, especially Type 2 Diabetes and how it affects the feet and lower legs. We will focus on the importance of observation and client intake information prior to beginning a pedicure service. You will also learn how to recognize changes in the skin, nails, and sensation on the foot and leg and what simple precautions you should take when pedicuring a diabetic client. You will also learn how to provide them with basic tips to care for and check their feet at home between pedicures. These will become your most loyal pedicure clients! Orlistat weight loss pill: facts. How does orlistat help with weight loss?

                 Saturday July 9,2016

Park Place condos conference room in Gatlinburg,TN
[email protected]
(866) 326-7573

What is the IPA?

The IPA is the only voluntary professional association of  its kind in the world that focuses solely on pedicuring. 

The IPA advocates for safe pedicuring through education and support for our members, and also focuses on consumer awareness. Viagra Super Active in Schweiz. Alles, was Sie wissen müssen, bevor Sie es verwenden





The Membership Registration form is available under the Membership, and  Levels of Membership 

tabs at the top of the page.

Currently you cannot make payment online, this needs to be done by phone only!

 For New registrations, renewals, or inquiries, 

please call the office toll free at:  1-866-326-7573 


"Thank you so much for providing us with such great educational webinars. I find it all very fascinating and 
am so glad to be part of the IPA"  D.C., ON

"Being a member of the IPA that offers so much to its members, allows people like me who live in a very small community, feel less isolated from other professionals."  T.D., NS

Good Resource Site for Foot Care Issues 
Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM   
Get your questions answered here

The Benefits of Loyalty Programs
With the opening of so many new spas, loyalty programs are all the more important. Members can watch webinars pertinent to this topic in the Members Only section of the website.

Home Remedies for "Smelly" Shoes
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        Announcing July Webinar!

     How to Fire a Client

                     Presented by: 

   Debra Bourque and Kimberly Kennedy

            Monday July 11, 2016
              @8:30pm EST

This webinar will focus on dealing with difficult situations that arise in the salon environment. We will discuss things like no shows, constantly late for appointments, showing up with out appointments, kids, and much more. This will be a very fun and interactive webinar and you will be prompted to share your experiences and your resolutions. J'ai essayé d'utiliser du Viagra avant mais cela ne m'a jamais vraiment aidé. J'ai ensuite essayé le Viagra Super Active et cela fonctionnait tellement mieux que le Viagra. Je ne sais pas quelle est la différence majeure entre eux, mais c'est très efficace pour moi. Tellement heureux que ce médicament miracle ait pu résoudre mon problème de dysfonction érectile!

Please join us for this Fun and Interactive                              webinar:

              IPA Members are Free 

               Guest are $25.00

Guest's please call us toll free to register:




                  June Webinar
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Recorded version Now Available for viewing in the  members only section

Our webinars are presented by industry experts, medical practitioners, and educators. Topics include Infection Control, Sanitation  and  Hygiene, new techniques and products for  managing conditions,  how to use guides, etc.  We also include business webinars designed to help you manage and grow your  business.

  Webinars are available to any licensed professional for a minimal fee $$.
If you decide to become a member, that fee will go towards your cost of membership.
To register for an upcoming webinar or to join the IPA please contact us at:
1 866 326 7573
Education is the key to safety!
Here are some of the upcoming IPA recommended educational classes and programs to ensure the safest pedicure for both the technician and the client.


New and Improved NASP Level 2

  Infection Control and
Work Place Safety Class!!

This class is recommended for anyone working in any salon environment.

For more information or to register contact  directly



To See  the complete Schedule of NASP 
classes and locations
click on the NASP link below...
Level 1

Certified Master Pedicurist

CMP Program – days

  • Foot Care as a profession/Recognize and Recommend
  • Introduction to foot structure, body alignment, biomechanics & how these impact the pedicure
  • Structural deformities of the foot
  • Diseases and disorders of the skin & nail
  • Understanding the skin on the feet
  • Different products used in the management of skin and nail problems
  • Specialty nail services
  • Sanitation, disinfection, sterilization
  • Anatomy of the foot
  • Implications of diabetes and chronic illness on the pedicure
  • Marketing and sales – promoting yourself
  • Practical experience working on each other and on models
  • Introduction to case studies

   Contact  directly for more information and to  register 1-855-622-6277.   Certificate issued on successful completion.  

 Open to anyone.   IPA members receive 10% discount


Advanced Education Partners:    
   NASP - North American School of Podology (CMP  advanced pedicures)
   Medinail Learning Center (Medical Nail Technician)

   The Academy of Nail Design (natural nail specialist) 

                       Basic Education - USA 

       Basic Education - International, Online                        The Academy of Nail Design      

To speak to a member of the team dial 1-866-326-7573 Monday - Friday (9 AM to 9 PM Eastern time)  Saturday (9AM - 6PM Eastern time) 

To contact us via email, send email to

Head Offices - USA                                                    
                                                                                  International Pedicure Association 
                           36 Washburn Ave Fairhaven, MA 02719                                                6878 South Staff Rd., Fayetteville NC  28306

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