The London College of Shiatsu was established in 1987. Our purpose is to teach the style of Shiatsu studied by its main teachers in Japan at the Iokai Centre and under Takeo Suzuki.

The College offers various classes and workshops including a three-year Shiatsu practitioner course. This consists of weekly practical Shiatsu classes as well as theory classes in western sciences and oriental medical theory. The College also offers final year students the opportunity to enter a supervised student clinic.

The London College of Shiatsu teaches and promotes meridian and zone therapy as a gentle yet effective therapeutic style of Shiatsu. Our practical and down to earth approach is accessible to anyone, whatever their previous experience.

Please feel welcome to explore our website. You will find information on our range of courses, events, and treatments. If you have any queries or you would like to book a course, please do get in touch via telephone or email, the details of which can be found on the Contact Us page.

  • Introductory Evening

    This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in learning shiatsu to experience a practical hands-on session. The cost is £20.
    Next event: Wednesday September 21 2016 6.30pm to 9pm

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    Foundation Course

    In the first term students are introduced to a core curriculum which is developed and expanded upon as the course progresses. It provides the foundation for those on the Practitioner Diploma course whilst also providing the casual student with basic skills to use on family and friends. Read More

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    Practitioner Diploma

    On completion of the course students are awarded our Practitioner Diploma which is accredited and recognised by the Shiatsu Society of Great Britain. Successful students are then able to begin their career as a fully qualified Shiatsu Practitioner.
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    Weekend Workshops

    See the details of our latest workshop in Workshops tab below
    Weekend Workshops are built into the curriculum of the Practitioner Diploma Course. Listening Skills, Point Indications and Business Management are all part of the Diploma course and best dealt with in the format of a continuous weekend of study. Many more workshops are featured at the London College of Shiatsu. Read More

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    • 2016 Autumn Classes - Term 1 

    • Thursday Evenings
      Dates: from Oct 6 to Dec 8
      Time: 6.30PM - 9.30PM

      • 2016 Autumn Classes for Year 2

      • Wednesday Evenings
        Dates: Oct 5 to Dec 7
        Time: 6.30PM to 9.30PM
      • 2016 Autumn Classes for Year 3

      •  Sunday

      • Dates Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20
      • Time 10AM - 4.30Pm





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      • 2016 Winter Theory Course Dates

      • Physiology: Saturday classes
        Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 29, Nov 12, 19, Dec 3
        Time: 10AM - 1PM
      • Pathology: Saturday classes
        Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 29, Nov 12, 19, Dec 3
        Time: 2PM - 5PM

    • Working with energies of Self and Others
      An experiential workshop that will explore how to work energetically with our clients and look after ourselves. A close examination of masunaga's meridians, kyo/jitsu and what health means
      Date: 30/31 July
      Time: 10AM - 4.30PM

    Saturday Student Clinic


    • July 23rd
    • Sept 17th
    • Oct 15th
    • Nov 26th

    One hour treatments for the general public with appointments from 10am through till 5pm.
    Only £20

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