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Oriental Bodywork Therapist Certification Course #101 #201 #100  

2019/2020 Scheduled OBT Onsite Practical: 

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November 18, 2019 to January 31, 2020

March 9, 2020 to May 15, 2020

Touch is the strongest healing communication we have

Additional Requirements:

 The additional requirements are to be completed by students outside of the 805 hours of training. It is the responsibility of the student to record and submit their training:

.First Aid: $125.00 for full First Aid and CPR. can be taken at Windsong outside class hours
.Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, or Martial Arts Training 30 hours (per Year in 2 Yr CHHSP Program)
.Receive a minimumof 3 Professional Treatments. Approximate cost $300.00


Full program cost  $4,350
-Application and registration fee  $100
-Onsite practical tuition  $1,750
-Online course pac  $1,500
-Books and Supplies  $1,000

Required Book List

* please note students may purchase Book Material for Shiatsu course from or the Book Depository.

Textbooks required :  

1)      Class Manual as supplied you by Windsong College of Healing Arts 
2)      The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted J Kaptchuk 
3)      The Anatomy Student’s Self test Coloring Book 
4)      Anatomy of Stretching  
5)      Between Heaven and Earth by Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold
6)      The Complete Book of Shiatsu Therapy by Toru Namakoshi 
 7)     Acupressure's Potent Points by Michael Reed Gach
8)     The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield 

Online Theory and Distance: 520 hours ~ 23 weeks          Onsite Study:  Hours 285~ 10 weeks          Homework Expectations: 5 hours per week

Individual Course: 805 hours

Combined Distance over 1 year. Online studies, Onsite Practical, Case Studies and Healership Skills Onsite Practical

Title: Oriental Bodywork Therapist

Oriental Bodywork Therapist study hours may be credited towards the  Certified Holistic Health & Shiatsu Practitioner Diploma Program.  

Upon Completion graduates receive: A Certificate as an  Oriental Bodywork Therapist recognized by the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada

Shiatsu hours may be applied to The integrated Shiatsu Therapist for recognition as a Registered Shiatsu Therapist R.S.T. with the Shiatsu Therapy Association of BC.

This course develops a high quality, confident practitioner.  Much attention is paid to graduates' ability to serve a wide cross section of the public, and to continue in further advanced study.

Students will study to meet the following Course Objectives: