We are the only provider of certificate and diploma-level Shiatsu training in Aotearoa!

Shiatsu massage is remarkable for enhancing both physical well-being and mental clarity, offering a soothing touch that harmonizes the body and mind, promoting profound relaxation and rejuvenation.

Regular treatments of this ancient healing modality reduce pain, improve self-awareness, raise energy levels, and promote physical and emotional balance. 

Our courses cater to individuals deeply committed to enhancing not only their own lives but also the lives of those around them. Whether you’re starting from scratch or already a seasoned massage professional, our comprehensive curriculum is designed to enrich your journey, ensuring there’s something valuable for everyone.

Experience the ultimate introduction to this ancient and wondrous practice through our weekend retreats. Immerse yourself fully in the world of Shiatsu, mastering the art of a 45-minute massage for a friend. With small classes limited to 12 participants, we ensure enhanced learning and direct support from experienced tutors. Indulge in a nourishing experience that includes delicious vegan cuisine to complement your journey.

Shiatsu Massage Bodywork


The introductory weekend course is for anyone interested in bodywork, personal growth and development. The course teaches the basic principles and techniques of Shiatsu Bodywork and enables participants to practice and experience what Shiatsu feels like as a giver and receiver.

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CERTIFICATE IN SHIATSU Foundation Level (1 year)

The certificate course will enable participants to use basic Shiatsu techniques on friends and family, for relaxation, wellness and fun.  Bodywork practitioners and therapist can integrate Shiatsu therapy principles into their established modalities.

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DIPLOMA IN SHIATSU THERAPY – Practitioner Level (2 years)

This two year practitioner level diploma builds on the foundation level certificate of Shiatsu. Participants will learn the philosophies behind Shiatsu treatments, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, and oriental practices. The course covers detailed methodology and techniques.

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"Autumn's teaching was insightful, relevant and easy to understand while also challenging the mind."

"A very thorough thought-out introductory course, delivered in a relaxed way. Loved it."

"Autumn is a lovely teacher, so passionate and wonderful at what she does."

"A wonderful combination of learning and healing."

"Understanding of this discipline... has translated into a different perspective on human nature."

"It's amazing what you can learn and experience in only two days."