Foot Zoning brought Amber and Sharla together in 2005 when Sharla took Amber’s Foot Zone class in Utah. As a student, Amber said, “Sharla stood out for her personal gifts and had a great touch while working on the feet.” They developed a close friendship over the years since and often talked and dreamed about opening up a Utah Foot Zone School together some day.
Two issues were big concerns in the timing of making their dreams come about. The first was the love of being a wife and mom, and each raising their families. The second issue was the practice of the foot zone in Utah not having its own legislation to stand on. Sometimes it was misconstrued with massage, and/or reflexology. Therefore it fell under the same laws as massage and reflexology, which did not pertain to Foot Zone certification and qualifications. This put Foot Zoning in Utah between the cracks of legalities.