Benefits of joining the Shiatsu Diploma training

This is our professional practitioner training programme - taught over 11 in-person weekends per year for 3 years

  • All the benefits of our Community Membership - and access to the multi-media resources of our Blended training - plus 11 in-person training weekends per year

  • Gain your Holistic Acupressure Certificate after the first year. You can be insured to practice professionally with this Certificate and start earning fees and gaining experience with clients

  • After three years you will graduate with our Level 4 Diploma in Shiatsu and become a registered professional practitioner

Dates for 2021/22:

Here are the weekend dates for this year:

Term 1

Sep 18-19 2021
Oct 16-17
Nov 13-14
Dec 11-12

Term 2

Jan 15-16 2022
Feb 12-13
Mar 12-13
April 1-4: The Residential: optional only during the pandemic
Apr 9-10 

Term 3

May 14-15
Jun 11-12
Jul 9-10

Shiatsu College Prospectus 21-22

Please download our new Prospectus for this year here


Shiatsu College Prospectus 2021-22.pdf

Norwich Diploma Information for Weekends

all the information you need to know about the weekends

If you are interested in the Programme for the year you can download it here. Programme All Years 21-22 .pdf

Shiatsu College Norwich Diploma  - Weekend Information 

Dates & Times: Saturday 10.00 - 17.30 + Sunday 10.00 - 17.00 BST 

Lunch 13.00 - 14.30 both days - please bring your own picnic lunch or you can pop out to any of the lovely local eateries 

Venue: The Norwich Wellbeing Centre, 15 Chapelfield East,  Norwich NR2 1SF      Link to map and information on parking

Activities: Year 1 students will be introduced to the special qualities of Shiatsu in this highly practical weekend, starting with warm-up exercises. You will be working on the floor on comfortable mats, watching demonstrations of practical techniques then pairing up to practise giving and receiving them. Year 2 and 3 will be continuing their Diploma studies 

What to bring: all you need is a large handkerchief or cotton cloth for face work and a notebook/ pen & paper. Please wear loose comfy clothes and a mask - hand sanitisers will be available in the classrooms

Teachers: the Shiatsu College Norwich collective team of Cliff Andrews, Dinah John, Basti Deans, Shakura Meddings and Cat Westwood will be leading the classes

Resources: we'll be providing course notes and will also be livestreaming the teaching and practical demonstrations so that videos and other resources will be available to you afterwards via our online training platform 

Enrolling: Enrolling onto the Diploma course is via our online platform. Fees are paid by setting up 12 recurring monthly payments of  £150 per month for 12 months. There is no need to set up a direct debit or to pay for individual weekends. 

Questions?: If you have any questions about the course please email to us at and we will be happy to help.