Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology : Musculoskeletal Part One

September 13 - November 15

Mondays, 7-10pm

Taught by Bobbe Bermann

Anatomy & Physiology : Musculoskeletal Part Two

June 21 - August 23, Mondays 7-10pm

Anatomy & Physiology : Physiology

September 13 - December 6, Mondays 7-10pm


Learn the organ, nervous and endocrine systems of the body and how they relate to bodywork. Physiology, nutrition, homeostatic balance and basic pathology are all studied in this 36-hour course.  There are no prerequisites for this course.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

In these courses, students locate, palpate and assess the muscles and bones of the upper and lower body.  Understanding musculoskeletal anatomy is essential to understanding the location and workings of the energy meridians. These courses help Zen Shiatsu practitioners bring specificity to their work. It also allows them to describe their work in terms of the western anatomical vocabulary. There is no prerequisite for the Upper Body module.  Completion of the Upper Body module is prerequisite to taking the Lower Body module.

These classes may only be taken as part of the complete Asian Bodywork Certification Program.