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Acupuncture Student Clinic


What is Student Teaching Clinic?

The Shiatsu School of Canada operates Shiatsu, Acupuncture and Chinese Herb Teaching Clinics. Treatments are offered throughout the year to the public (except for school holiday times) by our Diploma Program students and are supervised. These treatments have been used to help maintain good health, to prevent ill-health, and to treat a of conditions including headaches, neck and shoulder  tension, insomnia, fatigue, digestive problems, constipation, and stress. 

Patients are to bring or wear their own loose fitting
clothing for treatments and should arrive a few
minutes early.





Traditional Chinese Acupuncture Student Clinic:

Students treating the Traditional Chinese Acu student clinic have completed the theoretical portion of their training
(2000 hours) and have been working on one
another in a clinic environment. At this time,
students begin treating various clients and build
upon their knowledge and experience by treating
a variety of issues such as: lower back pain, stress,
headaches/migraines, menopause, menstrual pain,
digestion issues, constipation, insomnia and
abdominal pain (just to name a few).

Students work in groups of three or less and are closely supervised by highly trained professional instructors.

This clinic is ideal for those who would like to try acupuncture for the first time and are interested in learning more about their body's condition from an eastern therapeutic perspective.


The ACUPUNCTURE STUDENT TEACHING CLINIC operates on the following dates:

The clinic operates on the following days:

September 26 - December 12: 6:15pm, 8pm
October 17 - December 12: 2:15pm, 3:45pm

November 2 -December 14: 9:45am, 11:15am
November 9 - December 14: 6:15pm, 8pm

November 3 - December 15: 2:15pm, 3:45pm

September 30 - December 16: 10:15am, 11:45am, 2:45pm & 4:15pm


FIRST TREATMENT FREE for new clients only.

Please call (416) 323-1818 ext. 200 for more information or to book an appointment. 


Single Treatment: $20.00          

Package of 5 Treatments: $75.00 (that's only $15 / treatment)

 **Please arrive 15 minutes early if it is your first appointment in this clinic** 

Japanese Acupuncture Student Clinic:

Japanese acupuncture student clinic consists of acupuncturists studying a specialized form of acupuncture. All students work during the day in a professional clinic and have chosen to advance their training in this post graduate clinic.

Treatments are done on a one on one basis
with a professional acupuncturist studying at
a post graduate level. Each treatment is 1.5
hours in length. Japanese acupuncture is
extremely effective in treating a variety of
ailments such as lower back pain, stress,
headaches/migraines, hormones, digestion
issues, constipation, insomnia, addictions, colds/ flu, lack of direction, irritability and emotional distress (just to name a few).


The clinic operates on the following days:



September 14 - November 16

6:15pm, 6:30pm, 8pm, 8:15pm

**Please arrive at least 15 minutes early if it is your first appointment in this clinic*

Single Treatment:  $20.00



Sorry! This clinic is currently unavailable. Please check out our student acupuncture or professional clinic. 

Please note that there is a $20.00 cancellation fee for missed appointments or appointments that are cancelled on the same day.

(Prices are subject to change)

Please call (416) 323-1818 ext. 200 for more information or to book an appointment. 

If these clinic times are not convenient for you or if you are interested in finding a qualified professional therapist, please consider contacting one our practitioners in our Wellness Clinic.


Code of Ethics Followed in the Student Clinic at the Shiatsu School of Canada Inc.

1. Every client shall be treated equally and truthfully without discrimination with regard to sex, race, religion, or political belief.

2. The well being of the client is the student therapist's chief concern and the student therapist will not negligently do anything to endanger their well being.

3. The confidentiality and dignity of the client shall be respected.

4. The client has the right to accept or refuse any form of treatment and to be advised to the nature of the treatment to be given.

5. The student therapist shall not refuse or withdraw his/her services without justifiable cause.

6. The student therapist shall ensure that his/her professional conduct is above reproach.

7. The student therapist shall not take physical, emotional, nor financial advantage of the client.

8. The student therapist shall strive to continually improve his/her knowledge and professional skills.

9. The student therapist shall encourage and educate the client to the best of his/her knowledge in the development of a healthy lifestyle.

10. The student therapist shall not recruit any client from school clinic nor from school or show functions.

11. The student therapist shall always clearly identify his/herself as a student whether in school or outside of school.

12. Students are not allowed to set up private shiatsu/acupuncture practice outside of school while training at SSC.

(Based on the Code of Ethics of the Shiatsu Therapy Association of Ontario)


How to Find the School

The Shiatsu School of Canada is located at:
455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300 (Spadina & College)
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2G8

The SSC maintains no parking facilities.  However, parking is available in both public and private lots nearby. Contact the school for detailed information:  (416) 323-1818 ext. 200.

The closest subway station is @ Bloor/Spadina. For more info on transit routes please check out the TTC website for more information about transit routes.

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