COVID-19 UPDATES (Updated April 30):

Our administrative staff is working remotely through May 31st. We are answering voicemails and emails Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.

Our shiatsu clinic is closed through May 31st. Appointments are being booked for June 1st or later, and we will update this timeframe as needed.

Our spring academic quarter is postponed for two weeks, with classes beginning the week of April 13th via Zoom and other online delivery methods. Our web schedule is currently in the process of updates to reflect these changes, and you will receive change notices ASAP for any classes you are enrolled in.

Our continuing education calendar has been rescheduled for the months of April and May.  We hope that the June calendar will remain as scheduled, and we will publish a July-December calendar as usual in early June. We have arranged reschedulings of affected classes.  In the meantime, we do have several online classes that count for CE credit, found here: Online Courses. Our Self-Shiatsu for Stress Relief online course is available to anyone, regardless of prior experience, and is offered at 60% off during this crisis.

Since 1988, Zen Shiatsu Chicago has set the standard for professional shiatsu education in Illinois.  Our school offers a complete Shiatsu Certification Program qualifying graduates for the credentials required for legal practice, as well as Continuing Education for Massage Therapy and other professions.

Students receive personal attention and mentorship from our experienced faculty throughout the course of the program.  We strive to provide meaningful learning opportunities for our students, including social outreach and exposure to integrative medical approaches.  Graduates are confident, professional and capable of integrating themselves into any clinical environment.

Our clinic offers Zen Shiatsu treatments with professionals or students.  We work with all ages and conditions, and our professional clinic includes a specialty in chronic conditions such as autoimmune conditions & allergies, recurrent infections, and emotionally overwhelming states like panic and anxiety.

Zen Shiatsu Chicago provides continuing education credit for Massage Therapists, Naprapaths, Physical Therapists, Acupuncturists, Asian Bodywork Therapists, Social Workers and Nurses.

Zen Shiatsu Chicago is a locally owned and operated, independent institution, rooted in the values of community and sustainability.  We are approved to operate by the IL Board of Higher Education.

Upcoming Classes

Free Introductory Workshop

June 18

July 8

Learn the fundamental techniques and philosophies of Zen Shiatsu, and chat with current students and instructors!

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Beginning Zen Shiatsu

June 23 - August 25

June 25 - August 27

July 17-19 & 24-26

September 15 - November 17

Learn to give a more detailed full-body treatment, and learn the locations and treatment methods for the twelve primary energy meridians of the body.

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Seiki Online: Hara / Koshi

A Live Online Workshop

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