Workshops, seminars and short courses

Human Anatomy (200 hours)

Anatomy is the study of the structure and composition of cells, tissues and organs. Topics include the study of the systems of the body: skeletal, articulatory/joints, muscular, lymphatic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine/hormones. Students will also learn how to locate pressure points as well as the functions and disharmonies of organs.

The class and its curriculum is an excellent introduction for those who have no previous knowledge or understanding of the structure and composition of the human body. No previous science studies are required to take this course. It is design to aid in the understanding and awareness of the human body and it's functions in relation to both Eastern and Western medicine.

Areas of study and focus will include the following:

         General Anatomy




         Head, Face and Neck

         Thorax and Abdomen

         Superior Extremities

         Inferior Extremities

         Cardio-Vascular System

         Respiratory System

         Digestive System

         Urinary System

         Endocrine System

         Reproductive System

         Nervous System

         Lymphatic System

This course is one of Three Major Foundational Courses offered at the Shiatsu School of Canada and is ideal for those interested in continuing the studies in any of the full diploma programs:

-Shiatsu Therapy Diploma Program
-Acupuncture Diploma Program
-Combined Shiatsu/Acupuncture Diploma Program
-TCM Practitioner (Combined Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs) Diploma Program

This course is offered twice per year with a variety of schedules and is an excellent introduction to any of our career training diploma programs.

Course Details

Toronto Campus
January 18, 2014 to June 25, 2014 :  Wednesday from 6:00pm - 10:00pm & Saturday from 2:30pm -6:00pm

Cost: $1790.00 (+ tax)

Monthly: 7 monthly payments of $255.71 (+hst) payment plans can be arranged, please call to discuss your options.

Registration: Please call the Admissions Department to register for this course. Payment can be made in full or interest free monthly installments. If students choose to take this course as an independent course the hours and fees are applied towards the program as an exemption from this course within the program of their choice.

Upon successful completion of this course, students receive an official transcript for their academic records.

About the Instructor:

victor Lagman, PhD (Philippines)
Bio-Medical Science Instructor (Anatomy, Physiology & Bio Medical Pharmacology)
Dr. Lagman is an international medical graduate from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, where he earned his degree of Doctor of  Medicine (M.D.) in 1992. He later specialized in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a graduate of the Intensive Course in Otologic Medicine and Surgery in Savannah Georgia, USA.

He began teaching in 1982 and underwent the Training Course for Instructors, in which he learned the fundamental principles and advanced techniques of adult education. Aside from his medical practice, he served as Associate Professor in Physiology, Biochemistry, and Otolaryngology in two medical schools. He has lectured to a wide range of audience, including nursing and dental students, maxillofacial surgeons, as well as in symposia for educating the general public.

Aside from being a medical doctor, Dr. Lagman is also a Certified Clinical Research Professional and has worked in the Canadian pharmaceutical industry. (Clinical Research is a branch of medical science that determines the safety and effectiveness of drug compounds, medications, and devices intended for human use.)

How to Register: Please call 416-323-1818 ex. 22 or toll free 1-800-263-1703 ex.22 for further information or to register for this course.  Minimum enrollment is required to run this course. Schedules are subject to change, please call us directly to confirm dates and times for this class.