Shiatsu introduction days - Kientalerhof

Shiatsu introduction days


03. Mar. 2024 - 18:00 Uhr -
05. Mar. 2024 - 16:00 Uhr


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Our Shiatsu introduction days give everyone the opportunity to get a first impression of the spirit, art and philosophy of Shiatsu. Giving and receiving shiatsu treatments will open a window to a new quality of life. For all medical professionals this seminar is an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills. At the same time the introduction days can be the entrance into the professional Shiatsu training.

Course content

In these 3 days the students will get an impression of the history and philosophy of Shiatsu. They learn part of the whole body outline, a treatment which can already be applied on family members and friends. The main focus will be on learning basic Shiatsu techniques as well as using one's own body as the main tool in Shiatsu. They also learn physical excercises which support them in positioning themselves during the treatment.
These Shiatsu introduction days are the first 3 days of the (6 day long) level 1 of the education. If interested in the education it is possible to decide to continue straight away with the rest of the seminar. If continued later on the introduction days will be credited completely. The surcharge for the whole level 1 is CHF 730.

Course aim

  • be familiar with the basic principles of Shiatsu
  • know how to use your hands in Shiatsu
  • be familiar with the meaning and the right use of your body as an instrument and know how to use your body weight efficiently during treatments
  • know different mobilization and stretching techniques and be able to use them in the right way
  • be able to use simple treatment tecniques for the whole body

Target group

Anybody interested in bodywork, particularly those who would like to get to know shiatsu and give treatments to their family members and friends.


No specific skills are needed, however, an interest in bodywork is essential.


The total amount of 27 hours can be applied to Shiatsu Level 1, counts as continuing education and is EMR /ASCA compliant.

Course Instructor

Course teacher


GP, founder and for 30 years director of the School for Shiatsu Hamburg, Germany. For many years director of the International School of Shiatsu (ISS) Kiental, and the European Shiatsu Conferences Kiental, Switzerland. He is co-founder of the Shiatsu Society Germany (GSD) and author, co-author or editor of seven books on Shiatsu as well as numerous articles.

Course costs

CHF 385 (excl. accommodation, meals and tourist tax)

CHF 345 (excl. accommodation, meals and tourist tax). The early bird price is only applicable for a down payment of 20% 14 days after registration and payment of the remaining costs up to 60 days before the seminar begins. Please note sections 8, 20 and 21 of the terms and conditions.

Prices per person for full board and lodging for 2 nightsCHF
Single occupancy of 2-bed-room clay or wood100 with shower/toilet476.00
2-bed-room clay or wood100 with shower/toilet356.00
Single occupancy of 2-bed-room with shower/toilet376.00
1-bed-room with shower/toilet356.00
Single occupancy of 2-bed-room, shower/toilet on floor336.00
2-bed-room with shower/toilet286.00
2-bed-room, shower/toilet on floor266.00
3-bed-room with shower/toilet266.00
3-bed-room, shower/toilet on floor226.00
4-bed-room, shower/toilet on floor206.00

Personal advice

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Elsa Sousa

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