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Shiatsu Massage Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Heal the body of common conditions, imbalances, and ailments. Heal the mind of stress and anxiety. Along with Chinese acupuncture and modern Western medical knowledge, Shiatsu massage integrates several styles of therapy and technique to awaken the flow of Ki and aid recovery.

This course will lead you through the theory and application of Shiatsu massage and provide knowledge of Ki, meridians and acupoints.

You’ll begin by getting to know Shiatsu massage, from the treatment process and massage application to its origins and history. You’ll learn about Ki, meridians, and the role of Yin and Yang in Shiatsu massage.

We’ll look at the environment, preparation and equipment needed to provide Shiatsu massage and the objectives of a pre-massage consultation.

You’ll learn the basic principles of Shiatsu, the effects of using various techniques, how to use different body parts for massage and become familiar with the range of motion of various joints. You’ll learn how to conduct a Shiatsu session, covering various areas of the body, and how to provide a chair massage.

The course explores the use of meridian and local diagnosis and provides guidance on meridian stretching. You’ll also learn about the acupoints, the 14 different meridians, and how to treat diseases using acupoints.

The course concludes with an examination of the scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of Shiatsu for treating various conditions.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of Shiatsu massage, Ki, meridians, and acupoints
  • Learn how to prepare for and provide Shiatsu massage
  • Become familiar with the techniques of Shiatsu massage and meridian stretching
  • Discover local and meridian diagnosis
  • Examine the effectiveness of Shiatsu massage
Therapist stretching a woman’s neck during a Shiatsu massage

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Treatment Details
  • Part 2: Japanese Origins and History
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Ki
  • Part 2: Meridians
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Premises and Environment
  • Part 2: Shiatsu Massage Guide
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding the Importance of Technique
  • Part 2: Practical Basics
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Massaging Techniques
  • Part 2: Stretching
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Legs and Chest
  • Part 2: Arms, Hands, Neck and Head
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Back of the Body
  • Part 2: Legs and Feet
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Meridian Diagnosis
  • Part 2: Other Advanced Techniques
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding Acu Points
  • Part 2: Acu Points for Various Illnesses and Conditions
  • Part 3: Foot and Hand Acupoints
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Medically Approved Benefits of Shiatsu
  • Part 2: Shiatsu and Other Ailments/Conditions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Guiding you through the theory and application of Shiatsu massage, this course will provide a foundational level of knowledge that you may build upon with practical experience and further study.

Practising massage therapists and business owners in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries will gain the knowledge required to add Shiatsu massage to the treatments you offer.

Shiatsu practitioner applying pressure on vital meridian points with two thumbs on the foot of a client
Accreditations

The Shiatsu Massage Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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