Shiatsu massage course – Level 1

12 lessons - 6h per lesson – Total: 72h

In this intensive course, you will learn in-depth about Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and physiology (Zang – Fu ), how to move around the body, the pressure, the Tsubos, the 12 Acupuncture Meridians location and treatmentOriental Medicine diagnosis, 5 Elements, Yin-Yang theory, anatomy in relation with the bodywork, physiology, and Moxibustion. You will work in couples and in groups to maximize practice and learning time.


What will you get?

  • The skills required to perform a treatment of high quality
  • The knowledge of the body
  • The knowledge of the 12 classical acupuncture meridians and how to treat them
  • The foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine and its practical application
  • The ability to work on the floor and to use all of your body as a tool
  • The use of Moxa

Who is it for?

This professional course is meant for anyone who would like to learn the skills to become a therapist. You don’t need prior experience in massage, but if you have it will help. Directed to any passionate, massage therapist, or anyone looking to improve the quality of life, interact with others and want to become a healer.



Lesson 1:

  • Stretching exercises.
  • Walking on the knees
  • Presentation of the twelve Classic Meridians.
  • Kyo & Jitsu
  • Perpendicular Pressure
  • Basic techniques in a prone position.

Lesson 2:

  • Stretching and walking on the knees
  • TCM: Yin and Yang Theory
  • Basic techniques in prone and supine position

Lesson 3:

  • Stretching exercises, walking on the knees
  • Anatomy: the joints
  • Basic techniques in prone and supine positions.
  • Treatment of Kidney and Bladder Meridians

Lesson 4:

  • Meridian stretch, yoga
  • Physiology: Zang-Fu
  • Basic techniques in lateral position
  • Lung and Large Intestine Meridians

Lesson 5:

  • Stretching, Yoga
  • The 5 Elements Theory
  • Revision techniques in supine position
  • Stomach and Spleen Meridians
  • Free treatment

Lesson 6:

  • Meridian stretch
  • Revision techniques in prone, supine, lateral positions
  • Liver and Gallbladder Meridians
  • Practice

Lesson 7:

  • Greetings to the Sun, yoga
  • Anatomy, Physiology Zang-Fu, Yin-Yang: Revision,Q&A
  • Heart and Small Intestine Meridians
  • Lateral Sequence

Lesson 8:

  • Stretching, yoga
  • Pericardium and Triple Heater Meridians
  • A full supervised treatment
  • Diagnosis of the back

Lesson 9:

  • Stretching
  • Sequence in supine, prone, lateral with meridians treatment.
  • Hara Diagnosis (abdomen)
  • Treatment of 2 meridians according to the diagnosis kyo ~ jitsu.

Lesson 10:

  • Stretching
  • Moxibustion.
  • Back and Hara Diagnosis.
  • Individual treatment according to the recipient’s needs.

Lesson 11:

  • Greetings to the Sun.
  • Clients approach.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment.
  • Verification of perpendicular pressure
  • Advance techniques
  • Forum and discussion. Clarifications of doubt and practice on it
  • Free treatment

Lesson 12:

  • Stretching
  • Revision of techniques
  • Free treatment according to diagnosis
  • Forum, Q&A
  • Free treatment

Closing ceremony
Delivery of the Certification and Greetings.