Shiatsu Foundation – 6 Days


This 6 day Shiatsu Foundation course is designed to equip the beginner student with a solid grounding in Shiatsu body work and a more extensive introduction to the theories of Chinese medicine.


• Give safe and effective shiatsu to friends and family
• Integrate new and powerful techniques into an already existing massage practice
• Develop your own awareness of Qi (energy) and enhance its movement within the body


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Course cost: £495
Earlybird Price:  £445 (if booked and paid in full by 27/07/18)
SKU: Foundation


Foundation Course 2018

6 Days (over 3 weekends)

29th Sept 30th Oct / 13th 14th Oct / 27th 28th Oct

This 6 Day Shiatsu Foundation is designed to equip the beginner student with the necessary skills to give good, safe, introductory shiatsu to friends and family. You will learn how to use your own body posture efficiently in order to relax a recipient and boost their energy level. Fun and practically focused, it will also include a comprehensive introduction to the theories of Traditional Chinese medicine and how these can applied to bodywork.

Suitable for

  • Complete beginners
  • Complementary therapists

You will receive:

  • Understanding of the basic/core principles of good Shiatsu
  • Shiatsu skills for use on friend and family
  • Qigong, Makko ho and Do-inexercises for self development
  • Introduction to Classical Chinese Medicine and its applications to shiatsu
  • “Shiatsu Foundation Course”book by Chris Jarmey

The syllabus:

  • Introduction to the theories and practical applications of Classical Chinese Medicine:

Including study into Qi, meridians (channels), tsubos (pressure points); Yin / Yang and the 5 elements

  • Zen-Shiatsu

Moving from your Hara with ease; Sequences in prone, supine, side and seated positions; Methods to tonify, calm or disperse Qi

  • Qigong, Makko ho and Do-in exercises

Develop your internal vitality and enhance your sensitivity to Qi.

  • Practical feedback and support




  • Acupressure Diploma
  • Regular practice classes


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Additional information

Foundation Start Date

Foundation Course 29/09/18 – 28/10/18

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