February 11 - 11, 2024
This course expands on the basic theory and knowledge of the five elements, by focusing on the anatomy and physiology of the body’s energy channels. Applying this knowledge to massage will enhance the client's overall well-being.
Objectives of the course include:
- The theory and practice of five-element shiatsu will be reviewed.
- The basic pathways of the 12 main meridians will be reviewed.
- Students will understand the deeper connection of the channels to our internal organs and the interconnections of the channels to each other.
- Students will be able to locate and trace the meridians on the human body.
- Students will learn precise hands-on techniques for treating the channels with Shiatsu massage.
- Students will have a deeper understanding of the meridians in relation to the self-care Makka Ho exercises.
- Students will take and pass a comprehensive exam to receive CE credits.
In order to receive Continuing Education credits for this class, students must have a current Massage License. Pre-requisites of attending Shiatsu Bodywork class at Sarasota School of Massage Therapy or attending Five Element Shiatsu, Theory and Practice CE course are required to attend this class.
Students will be evaluated for comprehension of this course by a passing score on their exam, as well as their ability to efficiently demonstrate Shiatsu techniques in class.
Students will need note taking materials, loose, stretchy clothing and a flat sheet in order to participate fully in this course.
Resources and Recommended Reading:
“Between Heaven and Earth”
Harriet Beinfield, L.Ac.
Efrem Korngold, L.Ac., OMD
“Shiatsu, the Complete Guide”
“The Swedish Institute School of Massage Therapy and Allied Health Sciences Shiatsu Workbook”
Class is held from 9:00am-6:00pm, and are FL only CEUs, not NCBTMB.
$155 for each specific Shiatsu seminar or $425 for all 3 seminars
Available Florida CEUs: 8
Learn the location and function of 5 element tsubos, or pressure points, and incorporate them into your shiatsu massage
Integrate the ancient wisdom of Chinese 5 element theory into your practice with one 8 hour class
Certification is offered with completion of all three classes