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Have you ever wondered what Shiatsu is? Now you have an opportunity to expand your skills as a massage therapist with this 12 CE hour course teaching the principles and practices of Shiatsu. Shiatsu has been practiced for centuries around the world and originated from traditional Chinese medicine. In this unique healing art, the therapist uses stretching and shiatsu techniques to affect the body's energy lines and pressure points. This course will give you a strong introduction to Shiatsu therapy and how it works. Shiatsu is a great addition to any bodywork therapy practice!
This Course Will Present:
The history, origin, and theory of Shiatsu
The benefits and contraindications to Shiatsu
Traditional Chinese medicine, such as the Five Elements and the Organ Channels
An introduction to basic postures and applications used in Shiatsu therapy
A DVD demonstrating Shiatsu postures and techniques
You Will Receive: The Practice of Shiatsu textbook, by Sandra K. Anderson, introductory step-by-step DVD, guide with instructions, exam of 87 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
Liked the step by step DVD. It helped to illustrate the information and techniques presented in the book. I also liked the history and information on Chinese medicine. - Raven Singleton, LMT
I thought the information was technical but I was able to gain the information needed. - Dawn DaViera, LMT
It was a change for me to see a mat on the floor with a clothed client as I have always practiced traditional massage on a table with draping. I enjoyed it. - Zoe Johnson, LMT
Where do the roots of shiatsu originate?
A. Traditional Thai medicine
B. Traditional Chinese medicine
C. Traditional American bodywork
D. Scientific medicine only
All of the following are common types of shiatsu currently practiced EXCEPT:
A. Tsubo therapy and acupressure
B. Yin and Yang shiatsu
D. Five Element shiatsu
If your client presents symptoms of a Water element imbalance, which of the following questions is appropriate to ask?
A. Do you have any tendon or joint problems?
B. Do you have a history of skin disorders?
C. Do you have any history of kidney or urinary tract problems?
D. Do you have any heart conditions or high blood pressure?