Shiatsu 101: A Beginner's Guide to Shiatsu Therapy
Shiatsu is a popular style of Oriental Bodywork that can help you to maintain better health and ease the aches and stresses of daily life. This introductory course will teach you how to provide and receive a full shiatsu massage treatment using correct shiatsu therapeutic massage techniques through hands on practice.
Students will learn:
- the history of shiatsu and traditional Chinese medicine
- basic shiatsu theory, holding pressure, point location and reasons for triggering those points in relation to overall health benefits.
- treatment plans which are designed for various conditions affecting the following areas: back, neck and shoulder pain, head, arms, legs and feet
- self shiatsu techniques
- meditation, breathing exercises which promote better overall health
- meridian stretches which are taught to shiatsu student therapists. These stretches are designed to help increase circulation in the body both blood and energy levels are positively effected.
- health and wellness tips for the future
- pair work is required for practical learning
Course Length: 30 hours
Cost: $360 + HST
455 Spadina Ave, Suite 300, Toronto ON, M5S 2G8
To register, please call 416-323-1818 X 200. Payment can be made by Visa or MasterCard or in person using cash or Interac. Six person minimum is required to run this course however class sizes are kept small to allow for a lot of one on one time with the instructor. Registrations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. Register early to avoid disappointment.
Cancellations two weeks prior to the course start date will result in a $35 + hst cancellation fee. Cancellations after that date will not receive a refund.
(T’agyol) Daniel Adler has been practicing Zen Shiatsu and Acupuncture for the past 20 years. He brings a deep passion and enthusiasm to his treatments and teaching, believing that they are living practices that develop and grow through continuous application and experience.
T’agyol was inspired to study and practice eastern medicine when he discovered zen shiatsu and acupuncture as effective and non-invasive forms of medical care that allow him to provide support and treatment for the average person. He has expanded his treatments to include Chōwa Do Therapy. His one on one attention to his client's concerns establishes a firm and supportive relationship between practitioner and client.
Presently T’agyol is an instructor of Chōwa Do Therapy as well as running his private practice in Toronto.