Who we are

The Shiatsu Society Ireland

The Shiatsu Society of Ireland was set up in 1989 to promote and regulate the professional practice of Shiatsu in Ireland. It provides standards of professional practice of Shiatsu in Ireland and it is a member of the European Shiatsu Federation.

All practitioners, general or registered, who are members of the Shiatsu Society are fully insured and bound by the Society’s Code of Ethics and Constitution.

The Shiatsu Society holds a register of practitioners, each of whom has been assessed by a panel of experienced teachers and practitioners of Shiatsu and are given the letters, RPSSI, Registered Practitioner of the Shiatsu Society of Ireland and use the initials .

The Shiatsu Society of Ireland is a member of the European Shiatsu Federation.  All information regarding European Shiatsu matters can be read here


HARA – Shiatsu Journal Online

Introducing an international, free, digital Shiatsu Journal – Hara creating a platform for communication, connection, information and exchange.

It’s completely free,  just download it via the congress website.  http://www.europeanshiatsucongress.eu/hara-journal/
The first issue has two main topics:

– Touch in Shiatsu
– Shiatsu for Trauma, Burn Out & Life Crisis

Benefits of Shiatsu

      • Calming, grounding and deeply relaxing for body and mind.
      • Helps to restore and re-balance energy levels
        Creates a sense of well-being
      • Helps to prevent and relieve many conditions
      • Relieves stiffness and tension, improves posture
      • Helps clear toxins from the body
      • Improves immunity

Working in partnership with Tsubook, the new Shiatsu App