All you need to know about joining the Shiatsu College Brighton
We are now taking enquiries for students joining courses starting in October 2018. If you are interested in visiting us before registering on a course you are welcome to come along to one of our Saturday morning Grassroots sessions for free – a great opportunity to see what learning with the Shiatsu College is like and a chance to talk to teachers and students. Send Brighton an email to book your free place.
Holistic Acupressure Certificate Course
Gain a qualification in acupressure with this 11 weekend course. You will learn how to give safe, competent, deeply relaxing and highly effective basic practical Shiatsu treatments, including the understanding and use of Acupressure point… Read more
Fee: £1650 including online Holistic Anatomy course & LASER accreditation
Early bird discount: £1590 if you register and pay your deposit before the end of June
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: £1780 for Year 2 including online Physiology and Pathology course & LASER accreditation
£2200 for Year 3 including Shiatsu College National Residential & LASER accreditation
Saturday Morning Grassroots sessions
Monthly drop-in session that explore movement, breath, Qi skills and Taoist philosophy… Read more
Fee: £18 per morning
Upcoming dates: 3 March, 21 April, 19 May, 2 June, 14 July
For all enquiries regarding 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.
The Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Southwick Recreation Ground, Croft Avenue, Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4AB
Dates for 2018/19:
12/13 Jan 2019
(17 – 20 May: The 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:
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.