About Us

The College

 The Shiatsu College Aotearoa is dedicated to promoting a thorough understanding of Shiatsu concepts, and  providing tuition of the highest quality, by experienced and qualified teachers and practitioners. Classes are kept small to encourage a high standard of individual tuition.

The Shiatsu College Aotearoa is the oldest established school of Shiatsu in New Zealand. One of the unique advantages the college has to offer is the enormous wealth of knowledge and experience gained from 30 years of teaching and practising Shiatsu, and the compassion and willingness of the teachers to share this knowledge.

The college aims to train people to:
 • Make shiatsu available to all as an enjoyable technique to help themselves and others.
• Become your own health practitioner in your home and your Life!
• Gain practical skills to maintain health in daily life.
• Become professionally involved in Shiatsu.
Our policy is to make Shiatsu available to the widest possible spectrum of society.

The Shiatsu College offers:
• Introductory Shiatsu workshops
• Shiatsu Foundation year
• Diploma of Shiatsu
• Short courses throughout the year on related subjects –

   Shiatsu during pregnancy
Facial Diagnosis
Introduction to Oriental Medicine and Philosophy
Nutrition & Macrobiotic Cooking Classes
Acupressure point location and function
Self-Shiatsu ( Do-In) and relaxation classes

The Shiatsu College Aotearoa

Was established in response to many requests for an opportunity to :

Provide professional Shiatsu practitioner training up to NZ and International Standards. Our 3 year Diploma of Shiatsu is recognised by the Shiatsu Practitioners Association Aotearoa Inc. and the NZ Charter of Health Practitioners Inc.
Encourage self responsibility for ones own Health & Vitality, through observing, understanding and living the   harmonious way of nature.
Improve the quality of life for all, by providing relevant training, education, sharing of skills, information and ideas, and  have fun!
Support and encourage the use of these skills to reduce pain and suffering in others and self, and be of benefit to all.

Experience counts –  One of the oldest, sophisticated and beneficial complete systems of Health and Fitness.