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Holistic Health and Massage Weekend retreats

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Retreat from everyday life and join us for one or more seasonal weekends in the beautiful Perthshire countryside with delicious food and inspiring workshops, walks, mindfulness and massage.

  • Holistic Health in Everyday Life 30 October – 1 November 2015
  • Taking control of my own health 15 – 17 January 2016
  • Complementary Health and Research 15 – 17 April 2016
  • Touch 17 – 19 June 2016

New  modular One Year Holistic Health and Acupressure Massage Course

(Stage 1 Shiatsu Practitioner)
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Open and flexible, for beginners and those with medical or other complementary health experience. A range of residential weekends (Dunkeld, Perthshire); one day, evening and on-line classes; lectures. Taken together as 150 hours with a final assessment weekend, this year leads to a certificate to practice. Taken in part, you will learn to give stress- and pain-reducing Shiatsu in a range of positions to family and friends. Read more…

Seated Shiatsu

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Seated Shiatsu is a versatile way to give massage in public places – no need for the receiver to undress, just set up your stool and tempt those passers-by.

  • A 7-day course for those with no previous experience of Shiatsu:  31 July – 2 August, 4 – 6 September, Assessment day 3 October 2015.
  • A 4-day course for those with minimum one year’s experience of Shiatsu: 4 – 6 September, Assessment day3 October 2015.

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Shiatsu Introductory Days

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Thursday 25th June; Saturday 29 August 2015;

Our Introductory Workshops are a fantastic opportunity to learn Shiatsu massage skills to benefit yourself, family and friends.

The course will cover:

  • Do-In self Shiatsu techniques to develop your energy
  • Back Shiatsu or other routine on another person
  • First aid acupressure points for various symptoms
  • Questions and discussion

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Celebrate Spring 2016 with The Shiatsu School Edinburgh at our annual retreat by the beautiful River Tay

19-23 March 2016

Consolidation and inspiration for Shiatsu students and stimulating CPD for graduates. For full timetable, contact admin@tssed.


Introduction to Shiatsu for beginners; Inspiring year 1 course now booking; Retreat 2015

Shiatsu Intro Day for beginners and those considering booking onto our inspiring one year course

Sunday 25 May; 10am – 5pm at LifeCare Centre, Stockbridge, Edinburgh.

  • Do-In self Shiatsu techniques to develop your energy
  • Back Shiatsu or other routine on another person
  • First aid acupressure points for various symptoms
  • and have the opportunity for questions and discussion

Application form and more information here back shiatsu (shSoc)


One year part-time Shiatsu course starting September 2014

Weekend training with a thoroughly practical emphasis and fascinating 5 Element self-diagnosis.

This can be an enjoyable stand-alone year for self-development; as well as the first of the 3-year practitioner training programme. 

Application form and much more information here

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Shiatsu Retreat 2015 at the beautiful Eastwood House, Dunkeld, central Scotland

Time away from home to focus and celebrate Shiatsu in an open and friendly atmosphere.

Application form here

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