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Meditation & Stretching ( 42 Hours)
is vital in order to maintain enthusiasm, strength and vitality for our
work, especially when our work is physically demanding and involves caring
for others. It soon becomes evident that adopting a lifestyle more
suitable to the work is required. This course is designed to help
practitioners develop healthy lifestyle awareness and practices and in so
doing to be examples of health for their clients, family and friends.
The bulk of the course will focus on helping practitioners develop
their own, simple personal practice. Meditation, stretching, Hara
breathing practice, Ki exercises and self-shiatsu will be taught.
Discussion will be held around cultivating correct lifestyle including
diet, sleep, exercise, reflection and positive ki. This course is open to
practitioners of all kinds. Exceptions may be allowed for those who are
interested in developing a self-care practice, but are not practitioners.
class will be conducted by T'agyol Adler who is a practitioner of zen
shiatsu and acupuncture and holds diplomas in both disciplines. Starting
in 1998 he began his studies in acupuncture and traditional Chinese
medicine. In 1999 he started what would become a 10 year training in zen
shiatsu. During this time he learned how to both practice and teach zen
shiatsu and TCM. He continues to develop his practice and is currently
teaching Oriental Medical Diagnosis, Jing-Luo, Shiatsu 101, Meditation and
Stretching at the Shiatsu School of Canada and SSC Acupuncture institute.
He is a member in good standing with the OAATCM and Zen Shiatsu Society of
Canada. T'agyol believes in the study and practice of shiatsu and TCM as
life practices which benefit both the patient and practitioner.
Date: Tuesdays January 8 - March 26, 2013 from
Cost : $333.90 +(hst) due December 28, 2012
(Stretching) Course (33 Hours)
for homecare and for treatment: Stretching is incorporated into our
program in two main ways. First, we learn how to use stretch to maintain
our own health, and then relate this knowledge to our clients as a form of
homecare. Secondly, we learn how to use stretch in the context of a
treatment. This information is imparted in small amounts for the
duration of the program. This course is suitable for Shiatsu or Massage
YATES, Dipl. ST, Dipl.Ac.
Julian Yates graduated from the SSC's Shiatsu Therapy Program in
2004 and began practicing immediately in the School's professional clinic,
Ki on College. He also supervises the Shiatsu school's student clinic
helping to shape next year's therapists while feeding back into the clinic
that shaped him into the professional he is today. Always keen to further
his ability to help those in pain, Julian went on to complete the
Acupuncture Program at the Shiatsu School of Canada in 2008 and now
intergrades it into his Shiatsu sessions.
Date: Fridays January 11 - March 22, 2013 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm Cost: $262.35 +hst due December 15, 2012
Course ( 30 Hours)
This course introduces the student to basic management concepts of
practice management to aid in the operation of a successful
therapy practice. Topics include bookkeeping, taxation, marketing,
advertising techniques, public relations, and goal setting. This
comprehensive business management curriculum prepares new
therapists to build and maintain their own businesses.
BREUER, BA., MSc.,
Ronny graduated from a 4-year comprehensive program of study in
Traditional Chinese Medicine, and holds a diploma from the prestigious
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, California and now
teaches in the Acupuncture Program at the Shiatsu School of Canada. He
has a clinical track record of thousands of successful treatments for
various medical conditions. His fields of expertise cover acupuncture,
herbs, nutrition and tuina.
Date: Thursdays January 17 - March 21, 2013 from 9:00am -
Cost: 238.50 + hst due December 15, 2012