In Dunsland Cross

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Shiatsu Massage - A Distance Learning Course by BSY Massage therapy comes in a variety of forms, with a wide range of styles and techniques. Shiatsu is a form of oriental massage, which offers great benefits for one's health and well-being. This Japanese massage technique emphasises the use of pressure and its name is derived from the Japanese words for 'finger' ('shi') and 'pressure' ('atsu'). This distance learning course will cover the essential theories and techniques of shiatsu, providing students with an understanding of how they can practice shiatsu effectively and safely.




Dunsland Cross (Devon)
EX22 7YT


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Course programme

Training Course Content

This distance learning course will cover the following material:

Lesson One
    • Introduction
      • What is Shiatsu?
      • Western Medicine
      • The Oriental Concept of Health and Disease
      • Qi
      • Yin and Yang
      • The Correspondences
      • Yin and Yang Relationships in Health and Illness
Lesson Two
    • Energy Flow
      • Qi and the Five Elements
      • The Law of Five Elements
      • The Mother-Son Rule
      • The Noon-Midnight Law
      • The Five Elements and their Correspondences
Lesson Three
    • Shiatsu Diagnosis
      • More on the Five Elements and their Correspondences
      • Linking Up with the Law of Five Elements
      • Methods of Diagnosis
Lesson Four
    • The Meridians
      • The Yin Meridians
      • The Yang Meridians
      • The Central Meridians
      • TheMeridianFlow
      • Meridian Keyword Associations
Lesson Five
    • The Tsubo
      • The Nomenclature
      • Numbers of Points
      • Body Measurement - The Rule of Thumb
      • The Distal Points
      • The Three Tonifiers
Lesson Six
    • Bo and Yu Points
      • Bo Points
      • Yu Points
Lesson Seven
    • Shiatsu Techniques
      • Preliminary Points
      • Cautionary Notes
      • Yin and Yang
      • Think of Using your Energy
      • Opening the Meridians
      • Press Techniques
      • Percussion Techniques
      • Rolling and Kneading Techniques
      • How Many Treatments?
Lesson Eight
    • Shiatsu Treatment
      • Treating the Back of the Body
      • Observation
      • Loosening the Back Muscles
      • Loosening the Leg Muscles
      • Rocking the Spine (Torsion)
      • Pressing the Tsubo
      • Working on the Hips
      • Working on the Feet
      • Soles Touching
Lesson Nine
    • Shiatsu Treatment (Continued)
      • Treating the Front of the Body
      • Ampuku and Other Body Shiatsu
      • Ampuku Therapy
      • Ampuku Techniques
      • Leg Shiatsu
      • Shoulder, Arm and Chest Treatment
      • Neck and Facial Shiatsu
      • The Finish
Lesson Ten
    • The Formulary
      • The Healing Crisis
      • Treatment Timing
      • A - Z Index

Additional information


For information on the cost of this training course, please contact BSY.

Instalment plans are available.


Price on request