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Shinzui Bodywork Method training

Our Shinzui Bodywork programs in Japan attract participants from around the world.The programs are delivered in English.

How the training is structured

There are two program levels.

  • The POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM is for professional manual therapists or manual therapy students nearing the completion of their studies.

  • The FOUNDATION LEVEL is for non-professionals. It offers a complete training program to become a professional Shinzui Bodywork practitioner.​ 

Shinzui Bodywork Method Training

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

For professional manual therapists or students nearing the completion of their studies

 

The core of the Shinzui Bodywork Method postgraduate curriculum consists of Ampuku Visceral Techniques Course.  Although we work with the whole body, we focus on the hara as our 'abdominal powerhouse'!

 

The Ampuku Visceral Techniques Course is mandatory to learn the Shinzui Bodywork Method.

 

You can follow this 7 days course in the Spring or Autumn.

Spring 2020  'Spring Blossoms Course'

  • 2020 Ampuku Visceral Techniques
    7 days: Sunday April 26- Saturday May 2, 2020​

 

Teacher: Philippe Vandenabeele

Location: Gyoganji Buddhist temple

13-18 Susakicho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka,

Fukuoka 812-0028, Japan

Early bird price: JP¥ 98,000 (before the 1st of January 2020)

Regular price: JP¥ 115,000 (after the 1st of January 2020)

Autumn/Fall 2020 'Autumn Colors Course'

  • 2020 Ampuku Visceral Techniques
    7 days: Sunday October 18 - Saturday October 24, 2020

Teacher: Philippe Vandenabeele

Location: Gyoganji Buddhist temple

13-18 Susakicho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka,

Fukuoka 812-0028, Japan

Early bird price: JP¥ 98,000 (before the 1 st of July, 2020

Regular price: JP¥ 115,000 (after the 1st of July, 2020)

 

Shinzui Bodywork Method Training

FOUNDATION LEVEL

Become a professional Shinzui Bodywork practitioner

The program consists of 3 levels that can be taken at your own pace.

Level 1

Japanese Bodywork Introduction

Level 2

Shinzui Japanese Bodywork

Level 3

Advanced

Shinzui Bodywork 

LEVEL 1

Japanese Bodywork Introduction 1 & 2

Prerequisite: None

During this 2 intensive courses of 4 days each, students learn the basic competencies and techniques to give a whole body treatment by working on the 12 classical acupuncture meridians.

Program:

  • Basic whole body treatment

  • Theory of the Five Transformations in Oriental Medicine and their practical application

  • Treatment and study of the 12 classical acupuncture meridians

  • Five Transformations treatment of the Hara

  • Qi Gong and Meditation

Total of ​​8 intensive course days or 50 hours

The students who complete level 1 will be invited to 

- Submit 10 case write-ups following a required format

- Complete a homework assignment of 50 hours

- Successfully complete an online exam that covers the material seen during level 1

LEVEL 2

Shinzui Japanese Bodywok 1 & 2

Prerequisite: Level 1 or bodywork experience

During this 2 intensive courses of 4 days each, students deepen their competencies and techniques and learn diagnostic tools to be able to treat more specific conditions.

 

Program

  • Hara and whole body diagnosis

  • Treatment of the Hara

  • Deepening the understanding of the theory and practice of the Five Transformations

  • Qi Gong and Meditation

 

Total of ​​8 days or 50 hours

The students who complete level 2 will be invited to: 

- submit 20 case write-ups following a required format

- complete a homework assignment of 50 hours

- successfully complete an online exam that covers the material seen during level 1.

 

LEVEL 3

Advanced Shinzui Bodywork 1 & 2

Prerequisite: Level 2 or bodywork experience

During this 2 intensive courses of 4 days each, students will be able to deepen their competencies, techniques and diagnostic understanding. We learn the 12 Zen Shiatsu meridians and their connection to the Myofascial Meridians.

 

Program

  • The 12 Zen Shiatsu meridians and Myofascial Meridians

  • Deepening of the knowledge about the diagnostic tools

  • Qi Gong and Meditation

 

Total of ​​8 days or 50 hours

The students who complete level 3 will be invited to 

- Submit 30 case write-ups following a required format

- Complete a homework assignment of 50 hours

FINAL EXAM & CERTIFICATION

Shinzui Practitioner certification

Students who have taken the 3 levels of the Shinzui Bodywork training program will be invited to take a practical, oral and written exam.

 

Optional additional courses

  • The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the Rhythms of the Body: balancing the cranial, visceral and heart pulses with the extraordinary vessels

Date/Location: Spring 2021/Fukuoka

  • Being & Time in our Bodywork Practice: understanding the classics and Zen Master Dogen's "Uji" as inspiration for our work.

Date/Location: Autumn 2021/Fukuoka

  • Living Zen Meridians: Advanced workshop - Working the Zen Meridians

Date/Location: Autumn 2021/ Fukuoka

 

  • 5 Phases CranioSacral Therapy:

Date/Location: to be decided

  • Myofascial meridians:

Date/Location: to be decided

 

 

Registration - Cancellations

Go to: COURSE SCHEDULE

Cancellation policy: in general, no refund can be given once a course has been signed up for and paid. For courses involving travel, therefore, we recommend that you take travel cancellation insurance when booking your trip.

 

Customized courses

Customized courses, workshops and presentations

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