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The Diploma Program & Employment Opportunities

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Certified Holistic Health Practitioner™

Please note that financial aid may be available.

The CHHSP is a foundation in natural healing that reaches out to the body's own natural ability to heal by initiating the parasympathetic state of harmonious balance. The program focuses on reaching the three points of healing through Mind, Body  & Spirit using methods of Oriental Bodywork, Iridology & Nutrition, and Energy Medicine. A broad array of Healing Modalities are taught within a foundation of 5 Element , Earth Medicine, and Chakra Theories giving the practitioner many avenues to work from or combine. Upon Completion of the CHHSP Program,  practitioners can specialize in their chosen modality to go on to further Mastery.

As Certified Holistic Health Practitioners CHHP™ & Integrated Shiatsu Therapist  IST™ graduates, we are able to serve a wide cross section of the public. This CHHSP Diploma offers the highest quality of basic and advanced training taught by a Faculty highly skilled in these subjects and practicing currently in their fields. Upon graduation from the program, there is a Mentorship Program available in graduate clinic work for those graduates not quite ready to start out on their own. Graduates have found success in many niches in this field with:

Windsong Employment Opportunities:

  • Graduates may apply to Eastern Arts Therapy Clinic Ltd. to work in our Clinic as Graduate  Practitioners to gain Professional Experience
  • CHHP and R.S.T. candidates with two years professional experience may apply to Windsong College of Healing Arts for Supervisory or TA positions in the Practical Student Clinic

The Certified Holistic Health § Shiatsu Practitioner Diploma program consists of completion of the following courses. Please click on the title of each course for further details.

CHHP™ Grads or Prior Learning
Self-Paced & Distance Combined 

The Certified Holistic Health § Shiatsu Practioner Diploma is offered as a Distance Combined Program. Theory is studied in a distance and online platform qualifying students for the onsite intensive practical application and Student Clinic Practical. Upon completion of the Theory and Onsite, students will complete Self-directed Case Studies to amalgamate their learning and solidify their skills.

The multi year structure is an open entry that allows the student to take a respite in learning and still continue with practice in areas completed.

Do I have to take the whole course in an 11 month period?

No, as of 2015, you are able to take the course as a self-paced part time study as well as the Combined Distance Full time Study. The modalities are now offered as complete modules by Distance Combined Study. This allows students to take as much time as they need to complete their diploma and still earn their recognition certificates while they study. See our pages for CHHSP Information.

What is the benefit of obtaining a "Certified Holistic Health Practitioner Diploma" from Windsong College of Healing Arts?

According to The government statistics on our industry is rated for excellent growth and stability and in 2015 there will be one job opening for every job seeker. The 2020 forecast is for 2 job openings for every job seeker.

Our CHHSP Diploma program is structured to give our graduates the best possible training in a short period of time that can be quickly applied to existing skills or, adapted to the workforce. Students work in an apprentice style learning environment to build skills alongside their professional teachers. CHHP™ & IST™ graduates carry their skills with them and can be employable while travelling or even employ their skills at events they attend.

Our 11 month CHHSP Diploma program includes Holistic Therapies and Shiatsu skills. This Oriental Bodywork skill allows you to work with Destination Resorts, Spas, Fitness Studios, private practice and gives you an excellent competitive edge. Holistic Skills include Oriental Bodywork techniques such as Acupressure, Shiatsu, Shiatsu Spa, AcuChi, Chinese Reflexology, Oriental Diagnostic skills, analyses skills; Energy Medicine - Chakra balancing, Reiki Master Practitioner , Crystal Healing Techniques, Intuitive Radiesthesia & Tibetan Singing Bowls, Color and Chakra Energy, Bach Flower level 1, Medicine of the Trees; Five Element Iridology and Nutrition skills; Auriculotherapy, Ethics of Touch and Business Mastery skills

The percentage of alternative, or holistic, health care workers is growing exponentially. Our graduates are able to confidently work in a variety of health care areas using some or all of their skills.

Is it necessary to attend at the school to complete your programs?

It is necessary to attend at the premises to receive full credentials for the Certified Holistic Health & Shiatsu Practitioner program. Distance Learning studies are offered along with the Onsite Practical required for Combined Distance Learning. Distance Combined Studies are now open for application.



Windsong College of Healing Arts is an Educational Hands On Career College dedicated to training Certified Holistic Health Practitioners™. Classes are small with the main emphasis on developing skills in Oriental Bodywork and Energy Practices.

• Registered with the Ministry of Advanced Education through (PCTIA) 

• Member of Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses 

• Member of the National Association of Career Colleges 

• Program recognized by the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada 

• Resource School for the Shiatsu Therapy Association of British Columbia 

• Resource School with The Examining Board of Natural Medicine Practitioners

• Components recognized by Shiatsu Associations, BCATA, AOBTA.