Introductory Course

Our Shiatsu Discovery weekends are ideal for anyone wanting to find out more about shiatsu.

The Shiatsu Discovery Course is a comprehensive stand alone introductory course giving simple techniques to take away with you and practice on yourself, friends and family after the weekend. The experience is relaxing, informative and very enjoyable. 

Practical and hands-on
  • Learn to give a simple full body shiatsu which you can give to friends and family.
  • How shiatsu can be used for your personal development.
  • The history and philosophical basis of shiatsu.

Upon Completion of the Course

Students will have sufficient knowledge and ability to give a full body shiatsu treatment to family and friends. Full course notes are provided.  


The weekends are taught by Jean Netherway MRSS(T) or Alex Turner MRSS(T) who are both Shiatsu Practitioners and Tutors.

Download the Practical Details

Shiatsu Discovery Weekend 31st August/1st September course details


Payment can be by PayPal or by cheque.  To pay by Paypal please click on the link below or if you prefer to pay by cheque please complete the registration form (click on the link below) and send your payment by post.  The cheque needs to be made payable to Devon School of Shiatsu. Alternatively you can also choose to pay by bank transfer.  The bank details are provided in the Practical Details (please see link above).

Shiatsu Discovery Weekend 2013
Cost: 95 including wholefood lunch  (the price will increase to 120 for the 31 August weekend)

PLEASE NOTE:  Once we have received payment via PayPal we will confirm receipt and also send joining instructions by email.


Time:       10 - 5.30pm both days
Cost:        95 (the price will increase to 120 for the 31 August weekend)
Lunch:     Delicious wholefood lunch is included and there are plenty of herbal teas to choose from.
Venue:     Devon School of Shiatsu, Buckyette Farm, Littlehempston, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6ND

Click here to complete the registration form if you prefer to send a cheque as payment.

Course Outline:
  • The day will start with Ki (or chi) exercises.
  • An introduction to the principles of giving Shiatsu.
  • When not to give Shiatsu (contraindications).
  • Full course details including everything you will learn during the day and an overview of the history of how this dynamic form of hands-on healing has evolved through the centuries to the present day.
  • An explanation of meridians (energy pathways within the body).
  • Techniques for giving a simple full body Shiatsu treatment which can then be offered to family and friends for relaxation.
  • There will be hands-on practice time and the chance to ask questions.
  • An enjoyable, nourishing and transformative day!

Please request further information Tel. 01803 762593 Email:


The Coach House, Buckyette Farm, Littlehempston, Totnes, TQ9 6ND Tel: 01803 762593