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diploma of shiatsu & oriental therapies (Shiatsu)

the shiatsu diploma is not just about the practicalities of becoming a qualified shia...

Course Provider : Australian Shiatsu College

Campuses :VIC


diploma of shiatsu and oriental therapies (Shiatsu)

shiatsu is a dynamic body therapy in which the therapist interacts with the receiver ...

Course Provider : College of Therapy Yoga & Zen Shiatsu

Campuses :NSW

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Shiatsu course details

To become a qualified shiatsu massage therapist in Australia, you will need to complete a shiatsu diploma.

Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies

Course duration: 1 year part-time
Study mode: Mixture of on-campus learning, and online learning
Entry requirements: Year 12 or equivalent
Units of study:

  • Techniques of Zen Shiatsu
  • The theories and frameworks of Oriental medicine
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Best practices in Work, Health and Safety
  • Liaising with clients
  • Diagnostic techniques
  • Recognising the signs and symptoms of a range of common pathologies from a Chinese Medicine perspective.
  • Techniques of cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, stretches and Sotai
  • Diet and nutrition from a Chinese Medicine perspective
  • Self-care through Qi
  • Business planning