500 hrs

Vermont- 500 hrs

Vermont Practitioner Weekend Program

One 4-day weekend per month

affordable no-interest payment plans

September 4, 2020 – September 6, 2021

*Boarding stipend available for long distance students

$100 deposit due by August 15, 2020

“I’ve been in practicing and teaching shiatsu all over the United States for 40 years. I just spent a wonderful weekend teaching clinical skills at the Shiatsu School of Vermont. Director, Marjorie Pivar has poured her heart and soul into her school, and it shows. She created a lovely, intimate space with a great open atmosphere for learning. Students learn from a dedicated faculty and receive an educational program that is nationally certified. I was very impressed by the students’ enthusiasm for what they were learning and practicing. Anyone interested in learning shiatsu should definitely check out the Shiatsu School of Vermont.”

–Grandmother WinterJade Forest, (formerly Lindy Ferrigno) CI (AOBTA)

Curriculum Includes:

  • Zen Shiatsu
  • Chinese Medical Theory
  • Integrated Anatomy and Physiology (online)
  • Pathology: Safe Practice for Bodyworkers
  • Observed Clinical Practice
  • Ethics, Legal Issues, Business and Marketing


  • One 4-day weekend per month: See full list of dates below
  • Friday-Monday – 9am-4pm
  • Weekly 2-hour Zoom class with Master Teachers
  • 100 hours online Anatomy & Physiology Course

Tuition: $8,000

  • Plus $100 non-refundable application fee applied toward tuition
  • Discounted airbnb for long-distance students
  • Textbooks and other materials not included in tuition
  • Contact us to see if you are eligible for a VSAC Grant
  • Flexible Payment Plans up to 36 months no interest
  • Tuition deduction available for Massage Therapists with transferable credits

Class Dates:

Sept 4-7

Oct 2-5

Nov 6-9

Dec 4-7

Jan 8-11

Feb 5-8

March 5-8

April 9-12

May 7-10

June 4-7

July 9-12

Aug 6-9

Sept 3-6