Current timetable

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Foundation /year 1 timetable and Course Content

Weekends 1-3 may be completed as a self contained Foundation Course. The One Year Certificate requires the completion of all eleven weekends. For full details please Download prospectus

WEEKEND 1 8th/9th September 2018

Practical Skills: Core skills (thumbing, palming stretching etc) • Shiatsu treatment in prone position (the back) • Treatment of neck and shoulders in sitting position • Facial shiatsu. • Self care and preparation – Do-in exercises
Theory: About the Shiatsu Society • Ethics and code of conduct • Contra-indications to treatment • Anatomical terms (positions, planes and sections etc) • Introduction to the skeletal system

WEEKEND 2 – 6th/7th October 2018

Practical Skills: Shiatsu treatment in supine position (the front) • yoga exercise salute to the sun
Theory: Recap skeletal system • Introducing the main muscles and muscle groups• Introduction to Ki and Yin and Yang

WEEKEND 3 – 3rd/4th November 2018

Practical Skills: Shiatsu treatment in side position • Shiatsu treatment for clients sitting in a chair • Self care and preparation, Makko-ho stretches
Theory: Introduction to different types of joints • Introduction to five-element theory • Introduction to the one-year certificate & three year diploma.

Foundation end and year 1 continues.

WEEKEND 4 – METAL – 1/2nd December 2018

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Lung and Large Intestine meridians and relevant points • Breathing exercises •Introduction to observation and diagnosis
Theory: Five element theory • Anatomical structure of the rib cage • Recap anatomy of the hands, arms and shoulders • Zang Fu theory of the Lungs and Large intestine • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 5- EARTH -5th/6th January 2019

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Stomach and Spleen meridians and relevant points • Grounding exercises
Theory: Recap anatomy of the feet, legs and pelvis • Zang Fu theory of the Stomach and Spleen • Five element theory • Recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 6 – FIRE- 1 2nd/3rd February 2019

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Heart and Small Intestine meridians and relevant points • Meditation exercises
Theory: Recap anatomy of the head, neck and upper back • Zang Fu theory of the Heart and Small Intestine • Five element theory • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 7 – WATER –2nd/3rd March 2019

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Bladder and Kidney meridians and relevant points • Exercises for the spine
Theory: Anatomical Structure of the spine • Recap anatomy of the legs pelvis and back • Zang Fu theory of the Bladder and Kidney • Five element theory • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 8 – FIRE 2- 6th/7th April 2019

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Triple Heater and Heart Protector meridians and relevant points • Assisted stretching
Theory: Muscles of facial expression • Recap anatomy of arms, shoulders, head and neck • Zang Fu theory of the Triple Heater and Heart Protector • Five element theory • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 9 – WOOD- 11th/12th May 2019

Practical Skills: Treatment of the classical Gall Bladder and Liver meridians and relevant points • Stretching and movement
Theory: Recap on types of joints and how they move • Zang Fu theory of the Gall Bladder and Liver • Five element theory • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 10 – OVERVIEW- 8th/9th June 2019

Practical Skills: Location of the classical Governing Vessel and Conception Vessel and relevant points. Recap all meridians and practice treatments in different positions •
Theory: Zang Fu theory of the Governing Vessel and Conception Vessel • Recap on theory.

WEEKEND 11 – ASSESSMENT AND LOOK FORWARD 13th/14th July 2019

Practical Skills: Exchange treatments • Practical assessments • Introduction to hara diagnosis
Theory: Introduction to the Zen Shiatsu and the year 2 certificate • Submission of final assignments

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Year 2 Timetable and Course Content

WEEKEND 1- 15th/16th September 2018

Practical Skills: Hara diagnosis • Location of Bo and Yu points • Developing practice techniques • Working with the breath
Theory: Kyo-jitsu theory • Discussion of assignment requirements

WEEKEND 2 – 20th/21st October 2018

Practical Skills: Introduction to Kyo-jitsu reaction • Developing treatment practice• Introduction to case study • Techniques for tonifying and dispersing
Theory: Kyo-jitsu theory • Physiology of the lymphatic system, anatomy of the eye and ear

WEEKEND 3 METAL – 17th/18th November 2018

Practical Skills: Review classical LU\LI meridians and points • Treatment of the extended LU\LI meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments
Theory: Masanaga’s theory of LU\LI • Physiology of the respiratory system • Anatomy of the skin

WEEKEND 4 – EARTH -15th/16th December 2018

Practical Skills: Review classical ST\SP meridians and points• Treatment of the extended ST\SP meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments • Grounding exercises
Theory: Masanaga’s theory of ST\SP • Physiology of the digestive system

WEEKEND 5- FIRE -19th/20th January 2019

Practical Skills: Review of classical HT\SI meridians and points •Treatment of the extended HT\SI meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments • Meditation exercises
Theory: Masanaga’s theory of HT\SI • Physiology of the cardiovascular system

WEEKEND 6 – WATER – 16th/17th February 2019

Practical Skills: Review of classical BL\KD meridians and points • Treatment of the extended BL\KD meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments • Exercises for the spine
Theory: Masanaga’s theory of BL\KD • Physiology of the urinary system

WEEKEND 7 – REFLECTION AND REVIEW- 16th/17th March 2019

Practical Skills: Back diagnosis • Review and recap of extended meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments • Training clinic
Theory: Review of Kyo-jitsu theory • Self care and recommendations for clients

WEEKEND 8 – FIRE 2 – 13th/14th April 2019

Practical Skills: Review of classical TH\HP meridians and relevant points Treatment of the extended TH\HP meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments
Theory: • Masanaga’s theory of TH\HP • Physiology of the nervous system

WEEKEND 9 – WOOD- 18th/19th May 2019

Practical Skills: Review of classical GB\LV meridians and relevant points • Treatment of the extended GB\LV meridians • Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments
Theory: Masanaga’s theory of GB\LV• Physiology of the endocrine system

WEEKEND 10 – OVERVIEW- 15th/16th June 2019

Practical Skills: Recap all meridians and practice treatments in different positions • Training clinic
Theory: Project presentations• Physiology of the reproductive system • Recap on theory.

WEEKEND 11 – ASSESSMENT AND LOOK FORWARD- 20th/21st July 2019

Practical Skills: • Practical assessments • Exchange treatments
Theory: Project presentations, submission of assignments • Introduction to Year 3

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Year 3 Timetable and Course Content

WEEKEND 1 \ SEPTEMBER

Practical Skills: Supervised clinic • Case study treatments• Developing practice techniques
Theory: Practice management module• Discussion of assignment requirements •Pathology of respiratory system and endocrine system • Application of Zen diagnosis to theory

WEEKEND 2 \ OCTOBER

Practical Skills: To be confirmed with Annette, will include supervised clinic
Theory: To be confirmed with Annette, will include pathology of the digestive system

WEEKEND 3 \ NOVEMBER

Practical Skills: • To be confirmed with Annette, will include supervised clinic
Theory: To be confirmed with Annette, will include pathology of the cardiovascular system

WEEKEND 4 – \ DECEMBER

Practical Skills: Supervised clinic• case history treatments• Develop treatment techniques
Theory: Ethics module • Pathology of the lymphatic system and muscular\skeletal system• Application of Zen diagnosis to theory

WEEKEND 5- \ JANUARY

Practical Skills: • To be confirmed with Annette will include supervised clinic
Theory: Pathology of urinary system and integumentary system

WEEKEND 6 FEBRUARY

Practical Skills: Supervised clinic• Case history treatments• Develop treatment techniques • Application of Kyo\jitsu in treatments •
Theory: Food Energetics, recommendations • Pathology of the nervous system, ear and eye

WEEKEND 7 MARCH

Practical Skills: Supervised clinic• Practice treatments• Develop treatment techniques • Case history treatment •
Theory: Pathology of reproductive system • Zen theory\application to diagnosis

WEEKEND 8 – April

Practical Skills: tbc
Theory: • tbc

WEEKEND 9

Practical Skills: tbc
Theory: tbc

WEEKEND 10

Practical Skills: tbc
Theory: tbc

WEEKEND 11 – ASSESSMENT WEEKEND

Practical assessments • Observed exchange treatments Submission of final assessments

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