Acupuncture and Shiatsu Therapy Combined Diploma Programs
Acupuncture is a modality of
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that is increasing in popularity in Western
culture due to its effectiveness on both acute and chronic health
and specifically in Ontario due to the recent passing of legislation that will
regulate TCM and Acupuncture under a new regulatory body -
The College of TCM
Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario.
Shiatsu therapy is a form of
body work originating in Japan and is based on Traditional Chinese medical (TCM)
practices. The shiatsu therapy portion of the program offers students a
comprehensive curriculum from both an Eastern and a Western perspective with
extensive hands-on experience.
Complete both programs simultaneously in
just 3.5 years - save time and tuition.
This is the program for you, if ...
-you want to work alongside other regulated healthcare professionals
-you are looking for a career in the
healthcare field that is both challenging and rewarding
-you recognize the value of alternative and complementary viewpoints in
healthcare and health maintenance
-you are looking to learn therapies that complement each other to enhance client
-you want to attend school full time to complete a combination program in just
over three years
-you are capable of a heavy academic course load
The Benefits of Studying the Combination of Shiatsu & Acupuncture…
1. Students learn complimentary therapeutic treatments through
hands on training.
2. Shiatsu and Acupuncture are so
closely related but provide two very different types of
beneficial treatments, often requested by
clients who are suffering from chronic pains or ailments. Shiatsu therapy
is a popular massage therapy technique that is over 2000 years old.
Acupuncture aids in relieving many acute, chronic symptoms as well as
addictions and is over 5000 years old.
3. Both modalities have been in
existence for over thousands of years and when combined,
offer incredible results; which in turn creates a strong clientele base for
those interested in becoming self-employed
or working within a clinic.
4. Shiatsu offers benefits to those
interested in a 'massage' treatment and acupuncture offers a complimentary
addition to clients who wish to receive financial
reimbursement from most insurance companies.
save over $7,000.00 by studying a combination of
Shiatsu and Acupuncture either together or one after another.
6. Students are eligible to
financial aid and tax breaks while studying
Shiatsu therapy at The Shiatsu School of Canada Inc.
Work as a Shiatsu therapist while completing your studies as an