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About Shiatsu Bodywork Academy
Shiatsu Bodywork Academy is your place in New Zealand to study everything Shiatsu, whether it be a short course you are after or the full Shiatsu Diploma, you are right here. Shiatsu is oriental bodywork, which is based on Japanese massage therapy traditions. Shiatsu integrates Chinese medicine theory and Japanese practice with western physiology and anatomy. The word Shiatsu comes from the Japanese words shi, which means finger and atsu, which means pressure. This pressure is created by the practitioners body weight through fingers, thumbs, elbows, forearms, feet and knees in contact with the recipients body. Shiatsu Bodywork Academy offers Introductory Courses in Shiatsu, Shiatsu Certificate (1 year course) and full Shiatsu Practitioner Training (3 year Shiatsu Diploma). Always wanted to study Massage? Maybe Shiatsu is for you!