We are now taking enrolments for joining the Holistic Acupressure course and the Shiatsu Diploma starting October 2019. Find out about these powerful, transformative practices and to get your questions answered by coming along to our last Saturday morning Grassroots sessions of the year on 29 June, or come along to our Open Day on 14 September.
To register on a course, clarify any questions or get more information please send us an email or ring 01273 782872.
We’re based at the Sussex MS Centre, a beacon of integrated healthcare in the South East area. Our students come from all over the region and over the years, together we have built a supportive, effective network of clinics and events that offer students abundant practical experience that is so beneficial for becoming a professional practitioner.
The Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Southwick Recreation Ground, Croft Avenue, Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4AB
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Fees for 2019/20:
(includes online Anatomy course & LASER registration)
(includes online Physiology & Pathology course)
(includes online Physiology & Pathology course, National Residential & LASER registration)
Dates for 2019/20:
Jan 11/12 2020
Feb 29 / March 1
April 3 – 6 is our National Residential.
* The College runs a very popular annual Residential course as part of the Diploma training. This is now open to all levels, including post-graduate students. Diploma students are required to attend the Residential as part of their Year 3
Additional Workshops & Classes:
Come and join us to find out about the wonderful healing art of Shiatsu at our next open day. An opportunity to discover what shiatsu and acupressure therapy could offer you and find out about our workshops and courses.
- Learn about our Holistic Acupressure Certificate course, Shiatsu Diploma and Saturday morning Grassroots drop-in classes for self-development
- Receive a FREE treatment from one of our students
- Join in our free Qigong and Qi awareness classes
- Have your questions answered, whether they’re about Energy Medicine generally or studying with the College more specifically
- Meet the students and teachers in an informal atmosphere
- Leaf through the College study material
Brighton Teaching Team:
Debbie Collins FwSS – Branch Principal
Debbie has over 20 years experience of teaching Shiatsu and working as a Shiatsu practitioner. Inspired by the power of integrated medicine her aim is making the benefits, practice and principles of Shiatsu accessible and understandable to all. As well as teaching and practising in Brighton, UK she has over the past 5 years built a practice in The Hague, Netherlands and is teaching at CSMBK. Debbie is a Shiatsu Society Assessor, Qigong teacher and also a qualified Massage Therapist. She has extensive experience in treating psychological and substance misuse issues through Pathways to Health and chronic conditions through working at Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Centre.
Catherine Burnett BEd FwSS
Catherine graduated as a teacher of Physical Education with Dance in 1993 and her teaching background led her to a career in management training and development. She was responsible for the design and delivery of development workshops and one to one coaching, including stress management and the art of facilitation. A registered teacher with the Shiatsu Society, she enjoys sharing in the wonder of our connection with Qi and the natural world. Since 2007 she has been training with Sifu Wing Cheung, who inspired her to spread the benefits of Qigong to the wider community. She has worked in partnership with the N.H.S., E.S.C.C., Hastings Borough Council and Rother District Council on various community well being projects. The combination of the ancient wisdom of Taoism and new perspectives in Energy Medicine continues to influence her teaching. Catherine is passionate about the integration of Shiatsu and Qigong into mainstream healthcare
Annie Cryar BSc Cert.Ed(1974) FwSS
Annie is Principal of the Shiatsu College, Hastings. She started her career as a teacher in primary schools in the early 1970s and her interest in the art of teaching continues to the present day. Annie has a wide range of teaching experience and has mentored teacher-trainees in both mainstream education and for the UK Shiatsu Society. Annie is a member of the Shiatsu Society’s teacher trainer panel and has worked with The Shiatsu College teacher training programme, she has also assisted on the National College of School Leadership, a professional programme for head teachers. She gained a qualification in Internal Verification in 2010. Annie was inspired to practise Qigong through the teaching of Nicola Ley and Paul Lundberg and has more recently studied with Sifu Wing Cheung. She has taught Qigong, Yoga and Shiatsu for the past nineteen years. She is committed to helping students find the best in themselves to teach the form, the essence and the spirit of Qigong.