Ask us about our new Boston program beginning September 2018!

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Accelerated Program

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Whether or not you have previous experience with bodywork therapy, this program is designed to prepare you with the skills, presence and understanding required to practice Zen Shiatsu. The accelerated time frame allows for total immersion in the study and the opportunity to cultivate a strong foundation in the practice.

​Classes meet three weekdays per week for a total of 400 hours of training on-site. An additional 100 hours of Western Body, Eastern Mind: Integrated Anatomy & Physiology are administered online.

Students are required to complete reading and homework assignments each week and to practice outside of class time the hands-on lessons learned in class.

​​​​​New! Accelerated Program

500-Hour Shiatsu Practitioner Program

June 6 - November 28, 2017

Become a Certified Shiatsu Practitioner in 6 months!​​

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  • June 6 - November 28, 2017
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays - 10am-5pm
  • Summer Break: July 13-31
  • No Class on Thanksgiving
  • 400 classroom hours + 100 hours online = 500 hours
  • Accommodations not included

Tuition: $8,000

$425 off tuition for early registration by April 10, 2017

​Plus $50 non-refundable application fee

  • Textbooks and other materials not included in tuition
  • Contact us to see if you are eligible for a VSAC Grant
  • Flexible Payment Plans​

Curriculum Includes:

  • Zen Shiatsu
  • Chinese Medical Theory
  • Integrated Anatomy and Physiology (online)
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology: Safe Practice for Bodyworkers
  • Observed Clinical Practice​
  • Ethics, Legal Issues, Business and Marketing