Workshops, Classes & Events

The Shiatsu College offers a wide variety of workshops, events, short courses, local community grassroots initiatives and more. Courses include introductory Shiatsu workshops, for beginners to find out more about this wonderful healing art, as well as a rolling programme of related topics for all levels, from complete beginners to master classes. Workshops vary between the regional Branches and are updated regularly

Workshops are for:

  • Complete beginners – to gain practical skills in working with your own energies and in helping others
  • Complementary Therapists – to add to the skills you already have
  • Professional Shiatsu Practitioner Diploma students 
  • All Shiatsu students, practitioners & teachers – to develop and expand your practice of Shiatsu and energy work

For CPD opportunities please visit, join the New Energy Work Emailing list to receive news or check with your local branch

Shiatsu College Residential

The Shiatsu College’s famously popular Residential has changed format in recent years and combined with our annual Teachers’ Meeting. We’ve opened it out to invite all students: welcoming 1st Year Acupressure Certificate level and 2nd Year Zen Shiatsu students, as well as 3rd year Diploma students and all past Graduates! Click here for more details.


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The Norwich Shiatsu College branch has a quarterly e-mailing list which sends you up to date information on regional workshops to your inbox! Visit the Norwich Branch page to sign up.


Norwich Open day – Free Shiatsu Taster Sessions @ Shiatsu Centre
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Norwich Open day – Free Shiatsu Taster Sessions @ Shiatsu Centre

Come and have a FREE taste of Shiatsu! Discover the relaxing healing art of Shiatsu, visit the Shiatsu Centre and meet our friendly team of Shiatsu College staff and students who can tell you more about the training and workshops we offer.

Walk in appointments only – no pre-booking.


The Shiatsu College Residential @ Oxon Hoath
May 17 – May 20 all-day
The Shiatsu College Residential @ Oxon Hoath

Teachers: drawn from the full College teaching team

Fee: tuition is FREE – fee of £339 for 3 days full board and accomm, £237 for those leaving after lunch on Sunday

Open to all College students and graduates

Join us for this always special and inspiring Residential, with its total focus on developing your Shiatsu, in beautiful peaceful surrounding and with no external distractions. You can reconnect, meet and exchange with your peers and teachers from around the county – and take your Shiatsu to a new level!

Please call 01603 632555 or email for further info or to book


Introduction to Shiatsu @ Norwich Wellbeing Centre
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Introduction to Shiatsu @ Norwich Wellbeing Centre

Open to complete beginners

Are you interested in energy work? Wondering if Holistic Acupressure or Shiatsu training might be for you? Or do you fancy just learning more about body and energy awareness?

Then join us for this popular and fun day of practical exploration into the wonderful healing art of Shiatsu

To book please call 01603 632555 / email Dinah:

“Learning about health and the body in this way is so liberating. The course has been a source of inspiration in my daily life and I would recommend it without question!” Jenny Partridge, current College student

“The Shiatsu College at Norwich offers outstanding training opportunities and right from day one I knew I was in the right place! I’ve been supported every step of the way by an amazing teaching crew…if you’re looking to expand your energy awareness in a dynamic and fun learning environment, this is where you want to be!” Monica Konrad, current College student


Samurai Programme for Children – a weekend of Teacher Training @ Norwich Wellbeing Centre
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day
Samurai Programme for Children – a weekend of Teacher Training @ Norwich Wellbeing Centre

Teacher: Svenja Schaper MrSS

Fee: 10% Discount for Shiatsu Society UK members!

Early Bird fee (for full payment by April 15th): £180 / £162 for SSUK members

Full fee: £195 / £175.50 for SSUK members


As well as teacher training, fee includes a book, ‘Fit for school with Shiatsu’ and a set of flash cards

Open to Shiatsu practitioners (including 2nd & 3rd year students), other body workers (e.g. Yoga, Pilates, Qigong) or anyone working with children (in education/martial arts/sports clubs etc.)

The Samurai Programme (SP) is an easy to learn and highly effective training programme for children. Through movement, sensory exercises and touch you can help promote health and wellbeing in children, as well as nurturing age-appropriate development, improving posture and concentration and increasing mind-body awareness.

After this weekend of training you can start teaching the Samurai Programme straight away!

This is an exciting opportunity to introduce Shiatsu touch to 6 – 12 year old children and their families. The SP can be taught in schools / community settings / parent & child groups as well as with your own children.

To find out more about the Samurai Programme please go to:

For booking and course information please contact Connie Vaughan: / 07766 738355