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Table Shiatsu Massage Course – 3 days

£345.00

3 Day Course: 16th – 18th Sept 2022

Though traditionally practiced on a futon, shiatsu on the table can offer a versatile addition to your practice, benefitting both you as a practitioner and your clients.

  • Work in clinics with limited space
  • Client comfort.
  • More accessible for clients with mobility issues
  • Excellent for neck and back work, allowing the spine to stay in alignment
  • Comfort and ease for the practitioner (reduced impact on knees)
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Description

Though traditionally practiced on a futon, shiatsu on the table can offer a versatile addition to your practice, benefitting both you as a practitioner and your clients:

Benefits include:

  • Work in clinics with limited space
  • Client comfort.
  • More accessible for clients with mobility issues
  • Excellent for neck and back work, allowing the spine to stay in alignment
  • Comfort and ease for the practitioner (reduced impact on knees)

Understanding the principles of shiatsu can help you move effortlessly around the couch, in a grounded yet spontaneous way. You will find this highly supportive of your body as you work.

Pre-requisites:

  • Completion of Shiatsu Acupressure Course (Year 1 of Shiatsu Diploma)
  • Complementary Therapies – Add Shiatsu Acupressure to your skill set

You will receive:

  • Certification in Table based Acupressure Massage
  • Understanding of the core principles of good shiatsu
  • Learn the most effective table massage techniques & acupressure points.
  • Qi gong and Do-in exercises for self development

Our aim is to equip you in theory, practice and confidence to a high professional standard with close supervision and support throughout.

The syllabus:

  • Effective Shiatsu Techniques
    • Dynamic YANG Techniques

Swift, flowing arm stretches, body sweeps, leg stretches, diagonal openings, dynamic release work and movement to free up tension and stress.

    • Stilling YIN Techniques

Palming, holding, point combinations and connections, work with the Extraordinary Vessels, Qi Gong postures and techniques

  • How to ground yourself in your legs and feet

Using standing position to support us for long periods of time, use of specific Qi Gong postures like Horse Stance.

  • Seated positions
    effortless palm healing, hand and foot massage and holding various Yin points such as on the CV Channel, without getting tired.
  • Moving from the Hara / Finding your centre of gravity:
    Save your own energy by learning to move from your centre to create effortless pressure and dynamic techniques
  • Support and Intention

Key principles of shiatsu that can transform the effectiveness of your treatments

  • Regular feedback

With assistant teachers to support the course we can give plenty of one to one feedback in class

Progression:

  • Shiatsu Diploma Course
  • Seated Acupressure Course
  • Regular CPD workshops and advanced practice class 

 

Find out more

If you would like to find out more information about this course please contact Donna on 07717748852 or info@shiatsu.net

Additional information

Table Shiatsu Massage Start Date

Table Shiatsu 2022