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What you will learn: The Zen approach to Shiatsu: mindfulness, care and compassion; how to move easily into the Two Structures for giving Shiatsu safely, to move your client into the Four Positions for receiving Shiatsu; the mysteries of Kyo and Jitsu; how to protect yourself from energy depletion. Special exercises for giving effective and elegant shiatsu; how to prepare yourself and client for treatment and the effects of treatment; the Seven Principles of Shiatsu, roles of professional organisations, codes of ethics and practice; how to assess your client's condition and Shiatsu needs, what conditions to avoid (contra-indications); Shiatsu techniques: Palm, thumb and finger pressure; stretch and compression, tonification and sedation in Prone, Supine, Side, and Seated, leading to your Certificate in Practical Shiatsu (CPS) and eligibility for insurance as a Junior Practitioner Member of the Zen Shiatsu Society.
The Basic Practical fee is just £597 in advance. If you combine payment for any Starter Course with an Intermediate Course you pay only the Intermediate Course fee.
Our unique system of Continuous Enrolment means you can start any time in any term to complete the 8 Learning-Modules of the Starter Course, over 8 weeks on Wednesday evenings 6.30 to 9pm, throughout the year in term-time,
Enrolment is easy: just come by 15 minutes before starttime
By practising what you have learned between seesions, by the end of the Basic Shiatsu course you should be confident enough to give enjoyable treatments. After completing 20 of these practice-treatment notes (in your own time, on family, friends or fellow-students) you can take the assessment to qualify for your Certificate in Practical Shiatsu (CPS)
When you have made your registration (placed the order!) you will receive an email with a link to download the Joining Information.