New Courses Starting 7/8 October!
The count-down is on for the start of new studies, new ideas and new experiences! There are 4 routes into learning Shiatsu and energy work starting in October…
Introduction to Energy Work
Over one weekend you will learn some basic Qi exercises and Shiatsu… Read more
Holistic Acupressure Certificate Course
Gain a qualification in acupressure with this 10 month course… Read more
Shiatsu Diploma course
This 3 year course starts with gaining the Holistic Acupressure Certificate (above), but if you already have experience of Shiatsu or parallel studies you can apply for accredited prior learning to Year 2. Read more
Fees: £1750 for Year 2
Saturday Morning Grassroots sessions
Monthly drop-in session that explore movement, breath, Qi skills and Taoist philosophy… Read more
Fee: £18 per morning
For all enquiries for these courses please either email or ring on 01273 782872
The Shiatsu College in Brighton
The Brighton branch of the Shiatsu College is based at the Sussex MS Centre, a beacon of integrated healthcare in the region. Our students come from all along the south coast 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. At the Brighton branch you can study short, grassroots courses for your own wellbeing through to accredited Holistic Acupressure and Shiatsu trainings.
The Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Southwick Recreation Ground, Croft Avenue, Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4AB
Dates for 2017/18:
Oct 7-8 2017
Jan 13-14 2018
(Mar 16 – 19: The Residential: included in Yr 3, optional for Yrs 1 & 2)*
June 30/July 1
* 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
Fees for 2017/18:
(includes online Anatomy course)
(includes online Physiology & Pathology course)
(includes online Physiology & Pathology course; March Residential)
All fees include registration with LASER learning for course accreditation.
Additional Workshops & Classes:
Brighton Teaching Team:
Debbie Collins MRSS(T) – Branch Principal
Debbie Collins has over 20 years experience of teaching Shiatsu and working as a Shiatsu practitioner. She is inspired by the power of integrated medicine and making the benefits, practice and principles of Shiatsu accessible and understandable to all. She has Shiatsu practices in Brighton, UK and The Hague, Netherlands. She 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.
Matt Woods MRSS(T)
Matt Woods enjoys the magical mix of the profound and the humorous, in both his daily life and his teaching of Shiatsu. He is a Sei-Ki, Qigong and Taiji practitioner as well as a Shiatsu practitioner with experience in palliative care for people living with HIV & AIDS. He currently works at the Brighton Housing Trust Detox & Recovery Projects. Matt has had a lifelong interest in self-development and energy work, which grew originally from a meditation and yoga practice. As well as Shiatsu Matt continues to study and practise Sei-Ki.
Annie Cryar BSc Cert.Ed(1974) MRSS(T)
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.