Shiatsu College Brighton

Welcome to the Brighton branch of The Shiatsu College!

Interested in learning some Shiatsu?  Join us for the Saturday morning Grassroots Shiatsu sessions to find out about the Shiatsu College and what we offer.

The next Holistic Acupressure Certificate and Shiatsu Diploma courses start in September 2020 and we are taking registrations now.  The best way to start the process of registration is to join one of the Grassroots sessions.  To register for a Grassroots session, 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


01273 782872


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Fees for 2020/21:

Year 1

(Acupressure Certificate)

(includes online Anatomy course & LASER registration)

Year 2

(Shiatsu Diploma)

(includes online Physiology & Pathology course)

Year 3

(Shiatsu Diploma)

(includes online Physiology & Pathology course, National Residential & LASER registration)

Please make contact and we will send you a registration form.  Secure your place by returning the completed registration form and paying the non-refundable deposit of £250. (if the course is undersubscribed we reserve the right to cancel or postpone, in which case your deposit will be returned to you swiftly.) 

The balance of the fees can be paid in 10 monthly instalments from October to July. 

Although we offer easy payments terms, starting the course does make you liable to pay the full balance of the fees, whether you complete the course or not.

Dates for 2020/21:

Term 1

Sept 26/27
Oct 17/18

Nov 14/15

Dec 7/8

Term 2

Jan 9/10

Feb 6/7

March 6/7

March 19 – 22 is our National Residential.

Term 3

April 17/18

May 15/16

June 12/13

July 10/11

* 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:

Please click here to visit the Workshops & Classes page for a list of all of the events from every branch of the Shiatsu College

Brighton Teaching Team:

Debbie Collins FwSS

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.

Claire Gilliver FwSS

Claire has a thriving Shiatsu practice in Brighton and Lewes, specialising in psychological and emotional health.  Her teaching style brings the theory to life and opens up students’ potential.  As well as Shiatsu she teaches qigong.

Angie Hell FwSS

Angie has been working with Shiatsu in both Brighton and Shoreham and has been teaching with the Shiatsu College since 2017.  Her attention to detail and grasp of Shiatsu theory make her the go-to person for tricky questions!