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Shiatsu Therapy Diploma Program:
Schedule & Tuition

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2200 hours of training in this diploma program prepares students for a rewarding and successful career as a shiatsu therapist. Students are exposed to extensive clinic experience while exploring both Eastern and Western approaches to health and well-being as well as business and communication training.

Upon completion, students are well rounded shiatsu therapists (Dipl. S.T.) able to communicate and promote themselves within any form of shiatsu practice. Students will also be able to accurately treat a variety of ailments and conditions; making them successful shiatsu therapists.

Schedule Options:
Regular Start date: September 11, 2017
End date: June 21, 2019


First Year

Term One: September 11 to December 22, 2017
Term Two: January 8 to March 29, 2018
Term Three: April 16 to June 29, 2018

Second Year
Term Four: September 10 to December 21, 2018
Term Five: January 7 to March 29, 2019
Term Six: April 15 to June 21, 2019

Monday to Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with some flexibility required for clinic days (usually Wednesdays)


$500 registration fee due after acceptance
$12,000 - $500 registration fee = $11,500 / 23 months starting August 15, 2017
$500.00 (23 installments over the course of study due the 15th of each month, August 15th, 2017 to June 15, 2019)

Please note: the ONLY way to participate in this payment option plan is to submit post-dated cheques for the length of study. There are NO taxes on tuition. All monthly payment plans are interest free.

FINANCIAL AID information for full-time students only.

Other Expenses
-Textbooks and materials: Approximately $500-$1000
-Shiatsu kit: Approximately $225-$300. The kit must be purchased prior to the start of school. It contains items for clinic and practice classes including pillows, polo shirt, sweatshirt and a t-shirt as well as your log book.
-Clinic and Practice Uniform: Students supply their own uniform for clinic and practice classes. The clinic uniform consists of the school polo shirt and nametag (included in the kit above), black cotton pants (no sweat pants) and white or black socks.

The Shiatsu School of Canada reserves the right to make changes to any course, program, fee, policy or procedure with respect to availability, delivery mode, schedules, or course requirements described in this calendar, at any time, without further notice. All course offerings are subject to a minimum pre-registration.

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