Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology

In order to complete the Diploma in Shiatsu, students must be proficient in Anatomy and Physiology. The Shiatsu Society UK baseline syllabus specifies that students must study a minimum of 60 hours Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (AP & P), on a certificated course that is at NVQ level 3 or higher.

Because students at Ki Kai come from many different backgrounds and may have already studied AP & P to the level required by the Shiatsu Society UK, AP & P is not formally taught as part of the Certificate, or Diploma in Shiatsu & Movement Shiatsu. Students who have not studied AP & P before are strongly advised to complete a suitable online, or face-to-face taught course before starting the second year of the Diploma, in order to have time to complete their studies without additional pressure.