Introduction to Shiatsu
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine ACM 5426 3.00
This course introduces the practice of Japanese medical shiatsu. Students learn various skills including manipulation of hands and fingers, channel palpation, massage, Hara diagnosis, patient self-care, and movement exercises. Students also learn Chinese medicine theory and philosophy, point selection, treatment principles and channel diagnosis as they relate to the practice of shiatsu. Students will be taught the information and skills necessary to begin confidently practicing a comprehensive, full-body, one-hour treatment.